The largest town in Pilbara, Karratha consists of several suburbs including Karratha City Centre, Bulgarra, Pegs Creek, and Millars Well. Mainly dependent on the iron-ore industry, Karratha witnessed tremendous growth in 1968.


Karratha is great place to visit for adventure seekers full of natural wonders. If you’re planning a trip to this part of Western Australia, make sure you add Hearson’s Cove, 40 Mile Beach, Python Pool and the Yaburara Heritage Trail to your list of things to see in the area. For nature lovers, Karratha has a wide variety of wildflowers and migratory birds.

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One of the biggest event in the area is the FeNaClNG Festival which is a short for (Fe[Iron]NaCl[Salt]NG[Natural Gas]. This annual fundraiser gives local people the opportunity to showcase their craft and handiwork. An amazing part of Western Australia, Karratha has something for everyone.

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