You'll instantly feel on holidays as you take in the glorious ocean views on your descent into Horrocks. Nestled along white sandy beaches, Horrocks provides the ideal family beach getaway with sheltered waters, rock pools and waves along the reefs. Whether it's swimming, fishing, surfing, diving, windsurfing or plain beachside fun you're after, Horrocks has the lot.

Horrocks attractions

  • Catch the surf at Bowes River Mouth
  • Enjoy indigenous rock art at Willy Gully Caves
  • Throw in your fishing line
  • Explore the reef at low tide
The Bowes River Mouth is a scenic beach favoured among surfers. The sandstone escarpment following the river is rich in Indigenous culture. Willigully Caves feature rock art created by the Nanda people to describe and communicate their traditions, ideas and values. Obtain directions from the visitor centre.

Cast a line from the jetty or the beach in search of ocean delights like tailor, mulloway, snapper, whiting and herring.
Migrating humpback whales are regularly spotted in season from the Whale Watching Lookout.

Four wheel drive tracks to Little Bay and Bowes River Mouth are picturesque and rewarding for picnics, fishing, wildflowers and birds. The Bowes River is a special place for bird life including pelicans, black swans, ducks, heron, egrets, eagles, terns and osprey.

Horrocks accommodation

Search the list of Coral Coast accommodation for options in Horrocks, including self-contained accommodation and caravan and camping facilities.

For more information about Horrocks, or to book accommodation and tours, visit the Kalbarri Visitor Centre website or call +61 8 9937 1104.

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