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There are plenty of fascinating things to see and do in Carnarvon.
As the pastoral industry developed in Carnarvon in the late 1800s the local population pressured the government of the day to develop a port for the town. By 1897 the jetty had been built and wool and livestock produced in the region began to be exported to Fremantle and essential goods for the town imported using state shipping.READ MORE
A delightful bush camping spot with a fresh water pool in one of few places along the Gascoyne River which holds water long after the river ceases to flow. Beautiful outback landscape with gum trees along the river bank. Kangeroos do bounce by at dawn and dusk and the bird life is outstanding. There are no facilities so you need to be totally self contained, be sure to take plenty of fresh water with you.READ MORE
The war memorial now stands where the original water tanks once stood in the centre of town. This memorial was shipped from Perth and erected in 1923 to serve as a reminder of the tragic loss of life in the Great War, plaques representing the losses of life in the Second World War, Korea and Vietnam Wars were added later.READ MORE
Located 75km north of Carnarvon all by bitumen road, this natural phenomenom is an awe inspiring sight to see. Powerful ocean swells force water thorugh sea caves and up out of narrow holes in the rocks, jets of water erupt into the air, sometimes to a height of 20 metres, creating a spectacular sight.READ MORE