18.05.17 - Things To Do

Geraldton is the perfect holiday destination - magical beaches, warm weather, great shopping and a colourful arts and culture scene.

Abrolhos Islands

122 islands make up the pristine Houtman Abrolhos Islands. An archipelago with crystal blue waters and an abundance of sea life make a visit to the Islands a must for all visitors to Geraldton. Diving, fishing, snorkelling, photography, bird watching, the Abrolhos Islands are truly spectacular.


Arts and Culture

Geraldton has a thriving arts and culture scene that includes several galleries, the Queens Park Theatre and a vast collection of public art. There is a rich urban or street art presence, especially within the city centre and a considerable number of community-based artworks.

A trip to the WA Museum – is a must, to hear all about the fascinating yet brutal Batavia Story.

Snorkelling at the Abrolhos Islands


The best surfing is between April and October when there is little wind and ideal swell conditions, while the warmer months between November and March provide the best wind conditions for the windsurfing and kite boarding enthusiast.

Geraldton is the favourite playground of Western Australia’s water sports enthusiasts and has much more to delight on shore. A rich Indigenous and maritime history, a lively modern foreshore, fresh seafood and the beautiful Batavia coastline lure visitors to our growing regional city.



Geraldton offers a wide range of sensational dining experiences. From top quality restaurants overlooking the waterfront to lively hotels and award-winning fish and chip shops. Dining choices ranging from a multitude of cultural backgrounds, including Chinese, Thai, Indian and Italian, there is something to suit every taste.


Tours and Trails

Rich in stories and activities, one of the best ways to explore Geraldton and the Mid West is to go on a tour.



There are more than 12,000 species of wildflowers in WA, making it the world’s largest collection of wildflowers, 60% of Western Australian wildflowers are found nowhere else on Earth.


Check out the Visit Geraldton website for further information on things to do.