Gantheaume Point, Broome

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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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  • So happy to have seen the dinosaur prints! A bit hard to find and must be low tide. It's kind of out on the pointy bit. Maybe get some info before going unlike us! Was well worth the search even thoug...  more »
  • We went for a walk along the path to have a look at the beautiful scenery, although we were unable to find any Dinosaur prints for my 6 year old we had a great time taking photos.  more »
  • We visited here to check the dinosaur footprints and left there completely impressed with the view and beautiful rock formations. Definitely worth a visit!  more »

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