Gantheaume Point, Broome

4.5
Gantheaume Point is one of a few places in the entire world where you can see dinosaur footprints dated to the Early Cretaceous period (approximately 130 million years old). These ancient tracks can only be seen during very low tide, but there are also plant fossils preserved extensively in the area's sandstone deposits and in coastal exposures farther north. The site features red cliffs and turquoise blue water, attracting visitors from around the world. Time your visit to the area for a low tide to see the dinosaur tracks, or stop by at any other time to enjoy the otherworldly landscape (often compared to that of Mars). The contrast of the red sand against the blue water makes for stunning photographs. Use our Broome trip planner to visit Gantheaume Point on your trip to Broome, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The trip to the point is mainly on a made road with a few hundred metres of unmade road. There is a covered sitting area with tables, an information display and a water fountain. There are no toilet f...  more »
  • An amazing show of colour and nature at work. Great views to Cable Beach and a skeletal lighthouse. At the time of our visit, Ospreys were nesting in this structure.  more »
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