Attractions

Top Choice Landmark in Carnarvon

One Mile Jetty

Built in 1897 and stretching 1493m, this rickety landmark offers great fishing and views, especially at sunset. Walk or take the quirky Coffee Pot Train to the end. There's an honesty box for payment (or pay at the …
Museum in Carnarvon

Carnarvon Space & Technology Museum

Established jointly with NASA in 1966, the OTC Satellite Earth Station (or OTC Dish) at the edge of town tracked the Gemini and Apollo space missions, as well as Halley's Comet, before closing in 1987. The Space &am…
Landmark in Quobba Coast

Blowholes

From the turn-off on the North West Coastal Hwy, it's 49km (on sealed road) to this natural phenomenon. Big swells force sprays of water through sea caves and up out of narrow chimneys in the rocks.Just south of her…
Museum in Carnarvon

Railway Station Museum

Part of the Heritage Precinct, this wander-though museum (really a large open shed) houses an old steam train, plus info about sheep-shearing in the area. Climb the creaky water tower for views of the jetty, Carnarv…
Memorial in Quobba Coast

Memorial to HMAS Sydney

Turn right onto dirt at the T-junction at the end of Blowholes Rd, and after 8km you'll come across a lonely little cairn staring out to sea, commemorating the 1941 loss of HMAS Sydney II and 645 lives.
Landmark in Carnarvon

Coffee Pot Train

This quirky train has a locomotive smokestack that looks like a coffee pot, hence its name. It runs the length of the One Mile Jetty, but it's pricey.
Museum in Carnarvon

Lighthouse Keepers Cottage Museum

This tiny museum, scenically overlooking the jetty in Carnarvon's Heritage Precinct, sheds light on early maritime life in Carnarvon.