Attractions

Top Choice Waterfront in Geraldton

Foreshore

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 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…
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…
Church in Geraldton

Cathedral of St Francis Xavier Church

Geraldton's cathedral, built between 1916 and 1938, is arguably the finest example of the architectural achievements of the multi-skilled Monsignor John Hawes. The cathedral's striking features include imposing twin…
Historic Site in Greenough

Central Greenough Historic Settlement

Historic, windswept Greenough was an active administrative centre in its 1860s heyday. Nearly a dozen of its traditional stone buildings have been preserved under the auspices of the National Trust.The visitors cent…
Museum in Greenough

Greenough Museum & Gardens

The quirky local museum just off the Brand Hwy recreates life in an 1880s homestead with interactive displays of period pieces and local artefacts, plus a large community garden. John and Elizabeth Maley – and their…
Landmark in Greenough

Leaning Trees

Around 2km north of Central Greenough Historic Settlement, look out for the quirky Leaning Trees, river gums that have been twisted into idiosyncratic shapes by incessant Indian Ocean gusts. There's a pull-over spot…
Gallery in Geraldton

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery

With an excellent permanent collection, including paintings by Norman Lindsay and Elizabeth Durack, this petite gallery also presents provocative contemporary work and regular touring exhibitions.
Lighthouse in Geraldton

Point Moore Lighthouse

At the westernmost point of the city stands this 34m-high, candy-striped red-and-white lighthouse. You can't visit the interior, but it's a photogenic landmark and is surrounded by great beaches.