The Pilbara population as of 2014, is 67, 500 (source ABS). The Pilbara is one of the largest regions in Western Australia, and represents 20% of Australia’s total land mass. Approximately 1200km North of Western Australia’s capital city, Perth, the region is the resources hub of Australia. This region has amazing Indigenous cultural heritage, stunning scenery and beautiful landscapes that are unique to Australia.
The Pilbara region boasts the world’s largest rock art gallery linking you to our Aboriginal culture and heritage and has a number of tourist attractions that are recognised around the world. The National Parks such as Karijini, beaches and landscapes bring thousands of tourist through the region each year.
There are a number of regional towns in the Pilbara each with their own unique appeal.
THINGS TO DO
Karijini National Park, 40 Mile Beach & Gregory’s George
Recreational fishing, camping, swimming at the beach
Burrup Peninsula & Sam’s Island
Recreational fishing, Dampier markets & swimming at the beach
Boat Beach, Point Samson & Roebourne Gaol
Boating, recreational fishing & snorkelling
Robe River, Pannawonica Rodeo, Millstream/Chichester National Park
Viewing of Aboriginal rock art, playing sport, attending outdoor cinema
Karijini National Park, Millstream Chichester, Mount Nameless, Ratty Springs Aboriginal Rock Art
Camping, playing sport, swimming at the local pool and Palm Springs bird watching
Civic Centre Gardens, Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve, Cultural & Heritage
Recreational fishing, Whale and Dolphin viewing & camping
Marble Bar, Karijini National Park & Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve
Viewing beautiful flora and fauna, walking nature trails and camping
The following video produced by the Pilbara Development Commission captures the natural landscapes and beauty of this amazing region.