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Moore River and Guilderton Hidden Gems

 

Guilderton is located an hour north of Perth at the mouth of the Moore River. It is a picturesque area and a favourite for beach goers, families and fisherman with a choice of river or ocean activities. The river has safe swimming for children while the ocean offers good fishing and surfing. Commonly referred to as just ‘Moore River’, the town is a popular holiday destination and day trip from Perth.

Caravan and Camping Accommodation

 

The Guilderton Caravan Park provides spacious, shaded accommodation just metres from the beach with riverfront views. It features:

 

  • Unpowered and powered sites, many with hardstands

  • Modern laundry facilities

  • Fully enclosed outdoor kitchen

  • Children’s play area on the foreshore

  • Sheltered BBQ’s with seating

  • Public telephone

  • Security with a boom gate

  • Upgraded luxury ablutions

  • General store at entrance to park

  • No pets are allowed

Things To See and Do

 

A boardwalk along the river’s edge to the beach allows walkers to appreciate the many species of birds and the picturesque view across the river mouth. You can also:

 

  • Canoe, kayak or paddle on the river

  • Hire a small boat or take a skippered cruise up the river

  • When the sand bar is closed the estuary is warmer than the sea and very safe for swimming. The bar opens very infrequently depending on the season.

  • Dive, surf or snorkel in the crystal clear waters.

  • Windsurf on the river or ocean

  • Enjoy mini golf, a skate park and children’s playground

  • Go sand boarding on the sand dunes

  • Beach fishing or fishing for bream in the river

  • Experience 4WDing over the dunes in Lancelin.

  • Go horseback riding along the river and through state forest.

  • Explore along the walking trails throughout the region.

  • Discover the interesting and unique local arts and crafts.

  • Take a relaxing drive along the many scenic coastal routes.

  • Enjoy a round of golf or tennis at the country club. The club also offers bowls and has a bar and restaurant dining facilities.

 

Marvel at the night sky through telescopes at the Gravity Discovery Centre, a short 10 min drive away. This is a premier science education centre and focusses on Astronomy, Cosmology, Physics and Gravity. There are daytime solar viewing and evening stargazing events.

 

This beautiful region is known as the ‘Gateway to the North’ and features the largest olive growing region in Western Australia, some fantastic regional wineries and stunning wildflower displays in season. Guilderton is an ideal base to venture out and see the world famous Pinnacles, the New Norcia Monastery, the pretty Chittering Valley and the northern Turquoise Coast.

 

So why not hitch up your Goldstream RV and come and see why more travellers are choosing the Moore River region to explore Western Australia’s beautiful coastline.

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