Geraldton, Western Australia
Situated 424km north of Perth, Geraldton is the capital of Western Australia's Mid-West region and the gateway to the amazing Abrolhos Islands.
Geraldton is perched on a spectacular coastline to the west, rolling hills and breakaway ranges to the east, whilst the Chapman and Greenough Rivers frame this unique city to the north and south. The superb positioning and climate make Geraldton a truly perfect place to visit and live.
Winters are mild, Summers can be hot (but are cooled due to the regular sea breeze), Autumn is balmy and Spring is bursting with blooming wildflowers.
World renowned for an extensive host of water sports, Geraldton lends itself to some of the most spectacular kitesurfing, windsurfing, fishing and diving conditions. With a world leading rock lobster fishery, farming and agriculture, the production of iron ore, making it a truly thriving and sustainable regional city.
Come and revel in the beautiful climate, discover the natural attractions and enjoy the sensational cultural and dining experiences that Geraldton has to offer.
• HMAS Sydney II Memorial
• WA Museum – Geraldton
• St Francis Xavier Cathedral
• Scenic Foreshore and Beaches
Cruise Season – All year round
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD)
Language – English
Population – 40 000 approx
Time – GMT plus eight hours
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
International Country Telephone Code – 61
Travel Links – Geraldton airport (GET) is around 10km east of Geraldton. Virgin Australia and Qantas operate flights to and from Perth.
Geraldton has a local bus service run by TransGeraldton and is connected to Perth with coach services provided by TransWa and Integrity.