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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 …
Top Choice Market in Carnarvon

Bumbak's

Bumbak's, a working banana and mango plantation about 10km north of town (signposted off the highway), sells a variety of fresh and dried fruit, preserves and delicious home-made ice cream. On the must-try list: man…
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…
Modern Australian in Carnarvon

Sails Restaurant

Ask a local for a smart food recommendation and this is it: the town's most upmarket choice, at the Hospitality Inn. The kitchen team is led by a bona-fide French chef, and the output is high quality: spicy seafood …
Cafe in Carnarvon

Port Hotel

There's a relaxed cafe feel to this revamped corner pub on the main drag, and the kitchen's daytime output ranges from eggs Benedict to lunchtime caesar salad and panini (good coffee, too). The evening menu highligh…
Cafe in Carnarvon

River Gums Cafe

Legendary choc-topped banana smoothies, top-notch burgers and home baking are served at this rustic garden cafe, hidden away in the middle of a fruit plantation northeast of the town centre.
Market in Carnarvon

Morel's Orchard

Local fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as natural fruit ice creams. Our favourite are the frozen chocolate-dipped strawberries.
Market in Carnarvon

Gascoyne Arts, Crafts & Growers Market

Check out the delicious regional produce at this weekly market.
Seafood in Carnarvon

Harbourside Café

At this casual restaurant near the water, the pricey menu is heavy on seafood and veers all over the globe, from pasta made with local prawns to green seafood curry and beef rogan josh. There are also pub classics l…