Couple observing the sunset over a Geraldton beach
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Geraldton, a thriving regional city along the Coral Coast offers the perfect escape to a coastal lifestyle without sacrificing the perks of city living.

With a sunny temperate climate most of the year, Geraldton is the perfect stopover for those who enjoy water sports, fishing, or simply life on the water. Beyond the beaches, Geraldton’s ever-growing arts and culture scene have everything from live music, theatre, and comedy to art galleries, street art, and cultural tours. Off the coastline, discover the 122 pristine islands that make up the Houtman Abrolhos Islands. A Mecca for diving, fishing, and bird-watching enthusiasts, the Abrolhos Islands is a truly untouched paradise.

See the sights


This coastal playground is just waiting for you to explore. Whether you’d prefer to soak up the sun on one of the many beaches or hit the water and try your hand at kite-surfing or windsurfing, there’s something for everyone.

If you’d prefer to stay on land, take a stroll through the CBD and discover the history around you. The HMAS Sydney II memorial, Point Moore Lighthouse, and the Museum of Geraldton are just some of the points of interest around the city.

Nature lovers will be amazed by the pristine conditions of the Abrolhos Islands, just 60km off the coast of Geraldton. The islands and their surrounding reef communities are where tropical and temperate sea life meet, forming one of Western Australia’s most unique marine areas.

Geraldton coffee mug with a love heart latte art
Crayfish in a blue plastic crate



Fresh seafood is the major drawcard to the Geraldton culinary scene, including their famous rock lobsters. Paired with a frothy beer or chilled wine and a sunset over the water and you have the perfect end to your day in Geraldton.

Relax on holiday


Geraldton offers a wide range of accommodation options suitable for all budgets. For those looking for water views, there are plenty of hotels and self-contained apartments. Backpackers style accommodation is ideally located near the train station.

Seagull stood on top of a brick wall
Sun setting behind a memorial sculpture in in Geraldton

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Best time of year to visit

Geraldton has a pleasant climate all year, making it an excellent travel destination for 12 months of the year.


The temperature averages around 20 degrees in winter and up to 35 degrees in summer, making Geraldton a pleasant place to be all year round. The coastal winds can vary depending on the time of year.

Recommended length of stay

A long weekend is perfect for a coastal break, however if you plan to visit the Abrolhos Islands, you will need more time.


All levels, and budgets from caravan parks to five-star hotels.


Geraldton has its own airport with daily domestic and regional flights. Sealed coast and inland highways suitable for cars, 4WDs and caravans.

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