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Roebourne, WA

Roebourne is 39 kilometres south of Karratha on the North West Coastal Highway. It was established in 1864, and is the oldest town on the north west coast.

The climate is warm all year round. It was developed as the capital and administrative heart of the north west area. A centre for iron ore and other industries, Roebourne has retained its special character, with its historic buildings and history. Enjoy the sightseeing, the historical presence of the town and the excellent fishing.

Roebourne is the turnoff point to Cossack, to the Harding Dam 27 kilometres to the South East of the town and to the Point Samson Peninsula.

Roebourne offers caravan and camping accommodation.

Nearest Airport: Karratha

Where to stay?


  • Caravan and Camping
  • Historic/Heritage

Popular Activities

  • Sightseeing

About Roebourne

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Roebourne Postcode: 6718
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Exmouth & the Coral Coast
  • Latitude: -20.77542
  • Longitude: 117.14662
  • Elevation: 11m
  • Population: 981
  • Median Income: $19448
  • Area (Sq/km): 161.835
  • Timezone: Australia/Perth

Tours In Roebourne

Discover some of the tours options around Roebourne

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


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The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains