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Broome by 4WD

4WD Rentals Broome

Broome on the north Western Australian coastline – Its history is a history in which you will lose yourself and want to learn more. Around 1861 Broome entered ton a new chapter in Broome's history book. The ‘Pearl Oyster’ named Pinctada maxima was discovered in Roebuck Bay and apparently turned out to be the largest pearl shell in the world. Over the next 20 plus years the shallow waters was ravaged for the Oyster by 100’s of international and local divers. The history is one you should study upon 1st day in Broome and let’s say start in Broome’s Chinatown a place to start exploring the colourful history of Broome. More specifically look at Johnny Chi Lane, where around 20 story boards on the walls of the nearby shops tell the whole Broome story.

Australia 4wd Rentals can help you source and secure a late model Broome 4wd rentals at cheap and economical rates to fit all budgets from the many national and local suppliers along with Broome rentals oneway options to 12 other destinations such as Darwin or Perth in Australia.

A Broome 4wd hire will give you the freedom to explore in a Broome 4wd self drive hire south to Pilbara, Exmouth down to Perth. Or with your Broome 4wd rental travel north to Cape Leveque. The one destination on the bucket list of many Australian Baby Boomers we find is a one way Broome to Darwin 4wd rental or the other way in a Darwin to Broome 4wd hire. For themselves or a family.

Navigating Broome's Seasons

Broome on the north Western Australian coastline, is often considered as a starting destination self drive holidays or even a finishing destination for a one way self drive rentals in Australia. Broome is seasonal, Broome is tropical, during the dry seasons when tourist flock there in their thousand’s it a vibrant coastal town  - in the wet season it is sleepy and laid back to some degree but whatever you call Broome it is unique with a blend of outback Australia and a micro cosmopolitan feel about it as it nestles on the coastline.

Due to the fact we are North Australian based with have excellent experience and reputation with our suppliers both locally and nationally. Securing in advance low flex rates for domestic self drive rentals we offer you the chance to book a Broome 4wd rental up to a year in advance at a flex based discounted rate with a low deposit. Also for international travellers we have special packages available all year round. We have sought luxury vehicles to late model budget brands that are well equipped for the Top End and Kimberley off road terrain with national emergency 24hr backup. At Australia 4WD Rentals we try to source and find you offer the cheapest 4wd hire rates for a 4wd rental in Broome from our suppliers and for other Australian major 4wd destinations. We consider one’s needs for requirements and budget for an Australia 4wd holiday important.

As many unsealed roads in the Kimberley, Pilbara and Northern Territory are seasonal we have dedicated a large part of our resources and time to understanding the area and researching the more remote areas and dirt roads and unsealed tracks of the Bungle Bungles, Cape Leveque, Mitchell Plateau, Gibb River Road, Tanami Track and Kakadu, Litchfield, the Daly region, Katherine Nitmiluk region and the Gregory region of Northern Territory.

Over the years we have established a large presence of suppliers and still growing to answer the demand for one way Broome to Darwin rentals through the Kimberley, Broome to Alice Springs one way rentals, Broome one way to Perth rentals.

Broome is a seasonal travel destination for 4wd rentals so please ring or email us 1st being in Northern Australia since 1988 we know.

Things To Do Around Broome

Nestled in the centre of Chinatown is Sun Pictures, apparently the worlds oldest operating picture garden. Officially opened December 9th, 1916, Sun Pictures was named "Oldest Open Air Cinema in Operation" - Guinness World Records in 2004.

Speaking of Chinatown stop and see the plaques reflecting the history of Broome’s former glory days at Johnny Chi Lane Historic Walk. Chinatown once the bustling of Broome activity with it being a micro hub of pearl shells, entertainment houses, billiard saloons and Chinese eateries. See the  pearl showrooms, retail outlets and local cuisine cafes all of which provide a great shopping experience and an opportunity to soak the essence of Broome today and past. From here you can wander down to Streeter’s Jetty on Dampier Terrace. This is an actual original Broome jetty used by pearl luggers that were based in Broome.

The Broome Historical Society Museum (entry fee ) is housed in a building built in the late 1890’s that was originally the general store for Newman Goldstein & Co.

From 1910 until 1979 the building was recognised as the Customs House and today is regarded as one of the best regional, volunteer run museums in Australia. Opening hours vary - so be sure to check times with the staff at the Broome Visitor Centre.

Other things to do around Broome (entry fees may apply):

  • Johnny Chi Lane Historic Walk -  Also take time out to wander through the various art galleries that can be found in and around China Town.
  • Whilst on Dampier Terrace one can stop admire the 2 fully restored original pearling luggers  being ‘The Sam Male and the DMcD’ both built in. Heritage listed and  beautifully restored and Old Pearler’s Quarters are also on Upper Dampier Terrace.
  • Japanese Air Raids Commemorative Plaque about Roebuck Bay on 3rd March 1942 can be found on the corner of Short and Carnarvon Streets.
  • The Cultured Pearl and Hard Hat Diver Monument – A walk down Carnarvon Street.
  • Broome’s War Memorial in Bedford Park – A walk down Hamersley Street.
  • Old Lockup and Boab Tree which was the original Police Station, Court House and Inspector’s station – A walk down Carnarvon Street built in distinctive ‘Broome style’ architecture.