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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 Cafe in Geraldton

Saltdish

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…
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…
Cafe in Geraldton

Jaffle Shack

The humble jaffle (toasted sandwich) is showcased at this rustic, surfer-chic cafe. Fillings range from classic Aussie combos such as Vegemite and cheese or baked beans, to prosciutto with garlic mushrooms. Leave ro…
Cafe in Geraldton

Jaffle Shack - Foreshore

As well as the shack on Marine Tce, a second shack lives down on the northern end of the foreshore, having taken up residence in an old shipping container. It doles out coffee and tasty toasted sandwiches all day, a…
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…