Marvel at Murujuga National Park’s massive outdoor art galleryVisit the Burrup Peninsula – one of the richest sites in the world for prehistoric rock engravings – for an awe-inspiring experience and be amazed by the sheer size and scale of Murujuga National Park. From human figures and birds, to marine life and extinct creatures, the art at Murujuga provides an insight into an ancient world and captures at least 45,000 years of human existence.
View the incredible colours of the Dampier Archipelago from the airTake a helicopter ride with the team from HeliSpirit and fly over a chain of 42 islands in the Dampier Archipelago, with picturesque sandy white beaches set amongst the raw beauty of the rugged Pilbara landscape.
Hike, swim and stay at KarijiniSet in the heart of the Pilbara region, Karijini National Park is WA’s second largest national park and will take you on a journey through two billion years of the Earth’s natural history. With a stunning array of gigantic gorges and shimmering pools, this jewel of the Pilbara is a must-see. To really immerse yourself, make sure stay at Karijini Eco Retreat for a glamping experience like no other.
Meander through Millstream Chichester National ParkWhile Millstream Chichester National Park is regularly regarded as the little sister to nearby Karijini, the lush oasis in the desert covers an area of nearly 240,000 hectares and has a lot to offer visitors. The park surrounds part of the mighty Fortescue River and is a significant cultural site for the Yindjibarndi and Ngarluma people, with Millstream the home of the Warlu serpent.
Explore Cossack’s heritage buildings and beautiful beaches
Not far from Roebourne is the historic town of Cossack. Known for being the North West’s first port for the pastoral and pearling industries, Cossack is located at the mouth of the Harding River and is the perfect place to grab a coffee or enjoy a lunch. If you are travelling in mid-July to August, catch the annual art exhibition. There is also a heritage trail to explore.
Camera IconCossack. Credit: C & J Maddock.
Discover a number of hidden treasures in Onslow
Between May to September, pay a visit to the Onslow Tourist Centre and book the Hidden Treasures Onslow Tour. This tour provides a comprehensive overview of the town’s history while taking you to a few quirky and interesting places along the way.
Camera IconHidden Treasure’s Tour in Onslow. Credit: C & J Maddock.
The Warlu Way leads you almost 3,000km from sapphire seas and offshore islands, to lush oases, soaring gorges, rugged ranges and the ancient Aboriginal culture of Australia’s North West. To find out more and to start planning your trip, visit the Warlu Way.