Metropolitan Perth and Regional Western Australia
Pilbara Region

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This page contains information and links to the Pilbara Region of Western Australia and listed into categories to assist in good planning in whatever activity a traveller, adventurer, business person, family or anyone intends to do in or learn about the region. It is a good "getaway" planning tool for long or short holidays, winter breaks, summer vacations, weekends and even day or half day tours as well as giving you assistance in finding information about places, environment, tourism, business, entertainment, accommodation, festivals, events, attractions, sport, outdoor activities & recreation, etc....

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Pilbara Region

Pilbara Region


The following four councils together form the Pilbara Regional Council (PRC):
Ashburton, Shire of A variety of industries including oil, gas, mining, cattle, fishing and tourism
Towns / suburbs:
Barrow Island * Cane * Chichester * Fortescue * Hamersley Range * Innawanga * Juna Downs * Karijini * Millstream * Mount Sheila * Mulga Downs * Nanutarra * Onslow * Pannawonica * Paraburdoo * Peedamulla * Rocklea * Talandji * Tom Price * Wittenoom * Yannarie

East Pilbara, Shire of Rich in history with a fascinating aboriginal culture, waterholes, wildflowers, wildlife....
Towns / suburbs:
Bamboo * Gibson Desert North * Goldsworthy * Marble Bar * Newman * Nullagine * Pardoo * Shay Gap * Telfer

Port Hedland, Town of The main industries are iron ore processing and export, salt production, and livestock production
Towns / suburbs:
Boodarie * De Grey * Finucane * Indee * Mundabullangana * Pippingarra * Port Hedland * Redbank * Shellborough * South Hedland * Strelley * Wallareenya * Wedgefield

Roebourne, Shire of A destination that should be on your ‘must visit’ list
Towns / suburbs:
Antonymyre * Balla Balla * Baynton * Bulgarra * Burr up * Cleaverville * Cooya Pooya * Cossack * Dampier * Dampier Archipelago * Gap Ridge * Gnoorea * Karratha * Karratha Industrial Estate * Maitland * Mallina * Mardie * Millars Well * Mount Anketell * Mulataga * Nickol * Pegs Creek * Point Samson * Roebourne * Sherlock * Stove Hill * Whim Creek * Wickham

General Info

Burrup Peninsula a unique ecological and archaeological, contains one of the world's largest and most important collections of petroglyphs - ancient rock carvings
Mackerel Islands Diving, fishing, turtle watching, bird watching or just plain relaxing
The Pilbara An explorer’s paradise
The Pilbara Regiment One of three unique Regional Force Surveillance Units

Photo Galleries

Getting There and Around
Golden Eagle Airlines Regional Airline Services for the North West. Air Cargo, Aerial tours, Scenic flights, Aerial survey/photography - Port Hedland & Newman
Integrity Coach Lines Luxury coach travel along Great Northern Highway between Perth and Port Hedland, including Mt Magnet, Cue, Meekatharra and Newman


BPW Pilbara Business and Professional Women of the Pilbara to share ideas and concerns
Karratha and Districts Chamber of Commerce and Industry Promotes the interests of members and the business community in the Shire of Roebourne
Pilbara Development Commission To help achieve regional growth and prosperity in the Pilbara
Port Hedland Chamber of Commerce Dedicated to dealing with local issues on a voluntary basis
Regional Development Australia Pilbara Help you access money and get your great idea off the ground

Dampier Seafarer's Centre Provides shipboard visits, especially for crew members who are unable to go ashore
North-West Christian Fellowship Equipping the people in the love of God - Karratha

Pilbara Division of General Practice To improve both the individual and population health outcomes

ABC North West Local features, information, news and weather - Port Hedland, to Kalbarri



Primary & Secondary Schools & Colleges
Dampier Primary School Working cooperatively to demonstrate civic and environmental responsibility - Dampier
Hedland Senior High School To establish a safe modern educational institution that values cultural difference and promotes excellence in learning - South Hedland
North Tom Price Primary School Cater for the families moving to work in the mining industry - Tom Price
Paraburdoo Primary School Services the education needs of children from the mining town and the nearby Aboriginal communities - Paraburdoo
Pilbara Camp School Earth education, environmental, Aboriginal and mining studies
St. Luke's College A Catholic, co-educational secondary college - Karratha

TAFE, Technical & Training Colleges
Pilbara Institute The largest training provider in North West WA with the largest number of apprentices and trainees in the region. Campus Locations

Other Entities


Pilbara Wildlife Carers Association To treat and care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife
Sport & Activities

Associations, Clubs
Hampton Harbour Boat and Sailing Club A sailing and fishing club - Dampier
Newman Kart Club Kart racing at its best - Newman
Nickol Bay Sports Fishing Club Holds many ANSA W.A State and National records - Karratha and Dampier
Nickol Bay Triathlon Club Holds events in the towns of Karratha, Dampier and Wickham
West Pilbara Junior Cricket Association Based in the Pilbara town of Karratha. Competition runs from October to March each year

Diving & Fishing
Aqualand Charters Access to a huge number of creeks, rivers and coral reefs of the archipelago, fishing different species of fish - Dampier



Australia's North West - The Pilbara What ever your adventure - the Pilbara is ready and waiting for you to explore
Newman Visitor Centre Explore the Pilbara gorges and Aboriginal art
Tom Price Tourist Bureau Mine site tours, natural attractions including Mount Nameless, aboriginal carvings, local waterholes & parks including Karijini National Park.

Boat Tours & Cruises

Tours, Holidays & Adventures
Lestok Tours Mine Tours. Tours to Karijini National Park - Tom Price
Pilbara Iron Country Tours Tag - along 4WD tours throughout the Ophthalmia Range and to many of the local waterholes - Newman
West Oz Active Active Adventure & Touring for Active people. Canyoning / Roping Adventure in the Restricted gorges of Karijini National Park

Motels, Hotels, Resorts, Apartments & Villas, Cabins, Chalets, Homesteads, Farm stays, Camping, Caravan Parks, Bed & Breakfast, Backpackers

Auski Tourist Village - Munjina Motel units, single rooms, caravan park and camping grounds - Karijini
Best Western Hospitality Inn Port Hedland Ideally positioned on the beach front within easy reach of the town centre and the harbour - Port Hedland
Best Western Karratha Central Apartments Offering 84 fully serviced apartments including studio rooms - Karratha
Dampier Mermaid Hotel and Motel Overlooking Mermaid Sound, only 100 meters from the beach - Dampier
Ironclad Hotel Single rooms and family rooms with double bed & 1 single bed - Marble Bar
Karijini Eco Retreat Offers a mix of traditional campsites and new eco tents - Karijini National Park
Karratha Apartments Fully self-contained apartments for short-term lodgings or a longer stay - Karratha
Karratha International Hotel Highest standard of accommodation and dining - Karratha
The Lodge Motel 4 star amenities, deluxe or apartment rooms. Modern gym - South Hedland
Onslow Sun Chalets Chalets, motel beach units - Onslow
Point Samson Resort Offers deluxe self contained units scattered among tropical landscaping - Point Samson
Port Tourist Park Provides a range of accommodation options at affordable prices. Caravan and Camping Sites - South Hedland
Seasons Hotel Newman Provides a range of accommodation types to suit every visitor - Newman

(Also check the Accommodation section as most resorts, hotels, motels and inns provide dinning and drinking services to the public)

Karratha Cinemas Session times and more information - Karratha
Matt Dann Cultural Centre Movies, theatre, upcoming events - South Hedland
Trawlers Nightclub and casino - Karratha

Restaurants & Cafes

Gateways and Directories

Karratha Online Your Home page for the Pilbara

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