It was the lure of WA’s best scones and a look at one of the states’ most haunted houses that made us stop at Oakabella Homestead. Six hours later our visit to the heritage listed homestead was so much more. Continue reading Why Oakabella Homestead is the perfect stop
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For years Geraldton has always been a quick transit stop on my travels further north. On the last visit though, I made sure I had a few days to explore some of the great things to do in Geraldton.
Here are the main attractions in Geraldton that I uncovered on my last trip as well as where to stay and where to eat. If you have some time up your sleeve, make sure that you give Geraldton a few days of your attention. Along with being a great spot to spend a few days, it’s also an excellent hub to explore the mid-west region and is only a day trip away from Kalbarri. Continue reading Your guide to things to do in Geraldton
Talk to anyone that grew up around Geraldton and the mid-west region and Ellendale Pool is likely to bring up nostalgic memories. Ellendale Pool still conjures up images of farm kids swinging off ropes into the river, young men and ladies on first dates and families picnicking under the shady gum trees.
Located 45km southeast of Geraldton, this natural waterhole on the Greenough River has played an important role in Indigenous and European history. Continue reading Swimming and Camping at Ellendale Pool
Coronation Beach is a campsite located about 35km north of Geraldton. It’s also one of the best windsurfing and kitesurfing spots in WA – since it’s my favourite spot I’m more inclined to say that it’s the best in the world.
In the windy season Coronation Beach is busy with wind and kitesurfers. At other times of the year, the site attracts the caravaning crowd who make this a popular overnight or weekend campground on their way further north or south. Continue reading Coronation Beach