Rocky Pool is a freshwater pool near Carnarvon. This picturesque setting makes for a wonderful day trip. No matter what time of year you visit the pool, you will be able to swim in the inviting waters thanks to the year round warm climate.
Take a walk around the Rocky Pool admiring the beautiful ghost gum trees, float in the tranquil waters and explore the shallow pools for fossils that have been washed down from the Kennedy Ranges. Bring a picnic, or cook up a meal on the barbecues provided. Rocky Pool offers an opportunity to relax and appreciate the beautiful tranquil environment.
Kangaroos do bounce by at dawn and dusk and the bird life is outstanding. Be sure to keep a watch for emus, goats and road trains on the road Gascoyne Junction.
How to get here
Approximately 40 kilometres east of Carnarvon along the Carnarvon-Mullewa Road to Gascoyne Junction you will encounter a sign to turn left to Rocky Pool. The road from Carnarvon to the turn off is sealed except for a couple of kilometres at the junction of North West Coastal Highway.
There are no facilities so you need to be totally self contained, be sure to take plenty of fresh water with you.
Camping is not permitted.
Accessible all year.