Things to See and Do

Near Port Hedland, Western Australia, Australia

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Distance is calculated point-to-point. If landmarks, waterways or rivers are nearby, the distance may be further by road.

Local Highlights

Royal Flying Doctor Base
The Port Hedland Base is located in Richardson Street Port Hedland. Visit Monday - Friday from 09:00 -14:00 and inspect a real working base.

Dalgety House Museum
Port Hedland was established in 1896 as a port for the pastoral, pearling, gold and tin mining industries. Dalgety House was the Dalgety and Co. Manager’s residence from 1903 to 1974.

Don Rhodes Mining Museum
The Don Rhodes Mining and Transport Museum tells the story of he road, rail and transport heritage of the East Pilbara. The Don Rhodes Mining and Transport Museum tells the story of he road, rail and transport heritage of the East Pilbara.

Port Hedland Cultural and Heritage
Trail commencing at the Port Hedland Tourist Bureau this trail includes glimpses of the town’s colourful past as well as present features. Collect a Trail Brochure from the Tourist Bureau and take a leisurely stroll around down town Port Hedland Interpretative signage tells the story of heritage buildings, natural features and cultural sites. View the original medical staff quarters; learn about the harbour tunnel, the old Methodist Church and the port Tower and Tide indicator. A great way to learn about Port Hedland's colourful heritage.

Port Hedland Arts Awards
Held each year the award showcases the talents of Port Hedland, Pilbara and Western Australian Artists. Generous sponsorship from local business provides a rich prize pool.

Matt Dann Cultural Centre
Matt Dann Cultural Centre has been providing the latest movies and live shows to the Town of Port Hedland for almost 20 years. The venue is locally owned, funded and run by the Town Of Port Hedland.

Courthouse Arts Centre and Gallery
The Courthouse Gallery provides a comprehensive exhibition and public program which is designed to offer value across the community.

Care for Hedland Turtle experience
Volunteer or work with the Care for Hedland team during the turtle season, November - January. Watch the turtles, hatch and lay eggs while closely monitoring their behavior.

Local Events

Spinifex Spree Carnival
from 18 June, 2009 to 28 June, 2009
Spinifex Spree Carnival is an 11 day Festival which celebrating music, arts, culture and heritage in Port Hedland. Jam packed with rides, sideshow alleys, food competitions, and entertainment including two nights of live music and a spectacular fireworks opening.

Port Hedland Cup
from 03 August, 2009 to 03 August, 2009
Port Hedland's annual race day.

Marble Bar Cup
from 04 July, 2009 to 04 July, 2009
Marble Bar's annual race day.

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