Broome is 2240 kilometres north of Perth and 1871 kilometres south-west of Darwin, both via the National Highway. FLYING IN? Broome International Airport has daily services with Airnorth, Qantas and Virgin. broomeair.com.au
CLOCKWISE, FROM TOP LEFT A guestroom at Pinctada Mcalpine House, formerly a historic pearler’s residence; camels near Cable Beach; Galwey Pearls is just one of the pearl stores on offer in Chinatown; memorabilia at Sun Pictures; Cable Beach at dusk; Streeters Jetty is a landmark on Dampier Terrace that was originally used by pearl luggers. FACING PAGE, FROM LEFT The verandah at Pinctada Mcalpine House; Sun Pictures has been showing movies for more than a century.