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About Carnarvon Fruit Loop Drive Trail
A drive along North and South River road, known as the ‘Fruit Loop’ reveals the heart of the horticultural industry. You will find seasonal fresh produce, the famous Sweeter Bananas, seafood and locally made delicacies.
During summer, an abundance of fruits such as mangoes, grapes and watermelons can be found from pop-up plantation shops. Don’t forget to snap the perfect Instagram photo at the Cactus Farm on South River Road.
The sub-tropical town of Carnarvon is located in the Gascoyne region, situated approximately 900km north of Perth in Western Australia. It is a region abundant in fresh produce, succulent seafood, beef, sheep, space history and heritage. It is where art meets science in a world of good eating.
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Group D (Drive trails) required.
What To Pack
Group D (Drive trails)
- Research your trip well in advance. Good preparation is essential as distances in Western Australia are huge and facilities are limited. Visit the website associated with each drive trail for in-depth travel information.
- Carry maps, spare parts, a first aid kit and plenty of food and water to last your journey
- Visit the ‘Travelling in Outback Western Australia’ website for information regarding travelling in the Outback. Permits may need to be arranged in advance to enter into some areas which are on private property.
Additional Useful ItemsCarnarvon is located 900km north of Perth. You can fly to Carnarvon with Regional Express (Rex) from Perth Airport. Flights depart daily and are approximately 2.5 hours. You can travel by bus with Integrity Coachlines from Perth Bus Depot. The bus departs three days per week and the trip is approximately 12 hours. Driving from Perth to Carnarvon is appoximately 10 hours and it is recommended to break your trip up stopping in Geraldton or Kalbarri.
Bibbawarra Road, Carnarvon 13km (15 min) north of Carnarvon
- Car Park
- Coach Parking
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- View Platform
- Visitor Information Centre
Best time of year
Mid May to Mid October when the Markets are open
Drive, Bus or Fly to Carnarvon 890 km north of Perth
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