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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  • Worth visiting but check to make sure it is low tide when you visit to see the Dinosaur prints. There are replica prints if you can't see the originals. The rocks here are beautiful and interesting.  more »
  • Beautiful vivid colours. Located at the southern end of Cable beach and an easy drive past the race course down a well kept red dirt track. Short walk to the cliffs from the car park to a view which....  more »
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