The Kalbarri region is a favourite family holiday destination also known for its adventure experiences on the water and land-based attractions.
Situated where the Murchison River meets the Indian Ocean, Kalbarri has soaring river and coastal gorges and protected swimming bays like the Blue Holes, superb walking trails, and over 1000 species of wildflowers.
South of Kalbarri, the seaside towns of Port Gregory and Horrocks offer a laid-back beach getaway with great swimming, fishing, surfing and windsurfing. Head inland to Northampton to experience indigenous art, see heritage buildings and learn about the area’s fascinating history.
Kalbarri is approximately 590 kilometres north of Perth (6-7 hours drive) or a 45 minute flight with Qantas to Geraldton airport, and a 90 minute drive to Kalbarri.
* Top Ten *
- Visit: Kalbarri National Park and visit the iconic Natures Window and new Kalbarri Skywalk
- Explore: Port Gregory’s Pink Lake by foot or a scenic flight
- Fly: above the Zuytdorp Cliffs with a scenic flight
- Taste: Oakabella Homestead’s bushtucker scones and learn the history of this farm
- Ride: Quad bikes on Wagoe Beach
- Swim: at Horrocks, a laidback beach getaway with great swimming, fishing, surfing and windsurfing
- Learn: about Northampton - one of the oldest settlements in Western Australia
- Snorkel: at the Blue Holes beach, and see the thriving marine life and reef.
- Meet: the Kalbarri resident Pelicans each morning at 0845 on the foreshore
- Experience: the Australian Parrot breeding centre at Rainbow Jungle, the Maze and Cinema Parratiso