Staircase to the Moon - 2003

Broome, Western Australia


This natural phenomenon is caused by a full moon reflecting off the exposed

mudflats at Roebuck Bay at extremely low tides, to create a beautiful optical

illusion of a staircase reaching to the moon. Occurs March through to October.


Staircase Markets


Evening Markets are held at Town Beach on the nights marked below to

coincide with the “Staircase to the Moon”. Sample local fare, purchase local

craft and be entertained by talented local entertainers.




Tuesday 12                                     5.48pm                Too light for Staircase but well worth a look

Wednesday 13                            6.45pm             Markets

Thursday 14                                7.38pm             Markets

Friday 15                                        8.29pm