Watch the staircase to the moon

Watch the staircase to the moon

The Staircase to the Moon is a natural phenomenon observed in Broome Western Australia between April and October only. It is caused by the rising of a full moon reflecting on the exposed mudflats at extremely low tide creating a beautiful optical illusion of a staircase reaching up to the moon.

The Staircase Markets are held at the Town Beach Reserve on Robinson Street over the two nights of the full moon April – October. Wander around the colorful local stalls under the stars, sample the tastes of Broome cuisine, listen to local live music and take in the spectacular Staircase to the Moon. Bring the family and enjoy a meal on the grass… Burgers, Pizza, Thai, Laksa, Satays, Fish N Chips, Raw Food, Chinese, Fruit Smoothies, Ice Cream, Donuts, Hot Dogs, Coffee and more…Stalls with jewelry, craft, clothing, confectionery, local mango products, soaps, incense, candles, photography, homewares and more can be perused at a leisurely pace in the cool evening.

Extra bus services run during this time – check with Town Bus Service for times.

Staircase to the Moon Dates 2019 (Broome)

March 2019
Thursday 21 March18.28
Friday 22 March19.13
Saturday 23 March19.58
April 2019
Saturday 20 April18.32
Sunday 21 April19.18
Monday 22 April20.06
May 2019
Sunday 19 May17.55
Monday 20 May18.44
Tuesday 21 May19.35
June 2019
Tuesday 18 June18.17
Wednesday 19 June19.09
Thursday 20 June20.01
July 2019
Wednesday 17 July17.54
Thursday 18 July18.46
Friday 19 July19.36
August 2019
Friday 16 August18.21
Saturday 17 August19.10
Sunday 18 August19.58
September 2019
Sunday 15 September18.42
Monday 16 September19.30
Tuesday 17 September20.18
October 2019
Monday 14 October18.15
Tuesday 15 October19.05
Wednesday 16 October19.56

Source Pics: http://www.australiasnorthwest.com/sfimages/default-source/staircase-to-the-moon-event/staircase-to-the-moon-event.jpg

http://www.australiasnorthwest.com/events/staircase-to-the-moon-2017

Info courtesy of http://www.visitbroome.com.au
Photo courtesy of http://darbyvisions.com.au/uncategorized/broome/

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