Karratha is the fastest growing location in the Central Pilbara Coast. The town located on the North West Coastal Highway over 1500Kms north of Perth, takes its name from a local Indigenous word that means ‘good country’. Karratha was established in the 60s as a result of growth of the iron industry and it is currently a modern, busy and well-serviced town. The location has become a popular tourist destination and it is a great place to spend a couple of weeks or months.
What to see when in Karratha :
The location is a great base when you want to explore places like Karijini National Park, Millstream Chichester National Park and the 42 Islands that make up the Dampier Archipelago. There is a lot to see when you visit the location and you can also walk along the Jaburara Heritage Trail where you can discover different Indigenous artifacts and rock engravings. If you love being in the water, you can enjoy swimming at the Hearson’s Cove or taking a refreshing dip at Dampier or Point Samson . If you are in the region between May and October, you can enjoy the sight of the ‘Stairway to the Moon’.
Finding accommodation :
There are many places to stay in Karratha. The location offers a wide range of options when it comes to accommodation and there is something to suit all budgets and tastes. You can find everything from bed and breakfasts and caravan parks, to hotels, resorts and self-contained apartments. Whether you are travelling alone, as a couple, with family or in a large group, you can find something to suit your needs. If you are planning to stay for a while, consider renting an apartment where you can enjoy your space during the duration of your stay.
Making it an unforgettable trip :
You do not need to spend much money to enjoy an unforgettable trip to Karratha. By choosing the right travel package, you can discover all the exciting and popular attractions in Karratha. Your trip can be unforgettable as you discover the pilbara region including the Northwest coastline with its beautiful beaches, the deep gorge with its ancient indeginous art work is kept and the discover the waterways of the incredible Karijini national park. You can find discount vacations during summer that are kid-friendly while keeping your family travel budget in mind. Research will allow you to get the best information so that you can enjoy your Karratha vacation. Longterm accommodations such as renting a serviced apartment will allow you to enjoy the location for much longer. Whether you are in town for business or leisure, an apartment will allow you the flexibility that you need as you enjoy comfort and affordability.