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Top Choice Waterfront in Geraldton


Geraldton's foreshore is a great example of waterfront redevelopment: loads of beach space and grassy spots, walking paths, picnic shelters, free barbecues, playgrounds (including a water-play park), cafes and event…
Top Choice Museum in Geraldton

Western Australian Museum – Geraldton

At one of the state's best museums, intelligent multimedia displays relate the area's natural, cultural and Indigenous history. The Shipwreck Gallery documents the tragic story of the Batavia, while 3D video footage…
Top Choice Cafe in Geraldton


The hippest cafe in town serves innovative, contemporary brekkies, light lunches and industrial-strength coffee, plus homebaked sweet treats. The menu is an ode to local produce and accomplished cooking, from Exmout…
Top Choice Monument in Geraldton

HMAS Sydney II Memorial

Commanding the hill overlooking Geraldton is this moving, multifaceted memorial commemorating the 1941 loss of the Sydney and its 645 men after a skirmish with the German raider Kormoran. Note the cupola over the pi…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Geraldton

The Provincial

Stencil art adorns this cool little taste of the city, an atmospheric bar serving up tasty share plates, wood-fired pizzas and more. It's a loungey spot with smooth tunes, outdoor courtyard, cocktail specials, and l…
Top Choice Lake in Horrocks & Port Gregory

Pink Lake

The most arresting sight in the area is Hutt Lagoon, which is more commonly referred to as 'Pink Lake'. Yes, the saltwater here is pink, due to the presence of the algae Dunaliella salina. The algae is a source of b…
Top Choice Seafood in Kalbarri

Finlay's Fresh Fish BBQ

Fresh local seafood comes simply prepared at this super-quirky Kalbarri institution, and often with piles of chips and lashings of mayonnaise-packed salads. Don't miss the walls packed with a few decades' of kitsch …
Top Choice Cafe in Kalbarri

Gorges Café

Just opposite the jetty, Gorges has excellent breakfasts and lunches, and bright friendly service. Look forward to the best coffee in town, ace eggy breakfasts and delicious lunchtime dishes like fish cakes, Thai be…
River in Greenough

Ellendale Pool

About 25km northeast of Greenough (via the Walkaway-Nangetty Rd) is this scenic natural waterhole on the Greenough River, surrounded by a rocky gorge and giant gum trees. It's ideal for a swim and a picnic. Basic ca…
Waterfront in Kalbarri


In town, the river foreshore is lovely for a stroll or cycle – it has children's playgrounds (behind the town beach and by the jetty), picnic tables, barbecues, and fine swimming areas at the west end of town.