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Avis (tel. 08/9193 5980), Budget (tel. 08/9193 5355), Europcar (tel. 08/9193 7788), Hertz (tel. 08/9192 1428), and Thrifty (tel. 08/9193 7712) all rent conventional cars and four-wheel-drives. Check the rules on where you're allowed to take your vehicle. Hertz also rents camping-gear kits and car-top tents that affix to larger four-wheel-drives. Among the motor-home companies are Britz (tel. 1800/331 454 in Australia, or 08/9192 2647) and Australian Pinnacle Tours (tel. 08/9192 8080).

The Town Bus Service (tel. 08/9193 6585; www.broomebus.com.au) does an hourly loop of most attractions, including Chinatown and Cable Beach and, May to Oct, every half-hour as well. A single adult fare is A$3.50, a day-pass is A$10, and a five-trip multi-rider is A$16. Children under 16 travel free with a parent; otherwise the fare is A$1.50.

There are several taxi companies, including Broome Taxis (tel. 13 10 08) and Roebuck Taxis (tel. 1800/880 330).

Many companies run a variety of day tours of the town, plus trips to natural attractions farther afield, like Windjana and Geikie Gorges, Tunnel Creek, and the Dampier Peninsula, or four-wheel-drive camping safaris along the Gibb River Road.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.