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About Waterfront Heritage Trail, Geraldton
The Waterfront Heritage Trail is part of a series of trails that will take you on a historic journey through the Geraldton CBD.
Start at the Dome Cafe on the Foreshore and follow the square markers located along the trail.
Enjoy a journey through time with a walk through some of the cities earliest streets and buildings. See how Champion Bay evolved into a busy port; and how the town of 4000 people transformed during World War II to accommodate 40,000 military personnel.
Learn how the original rail line that cut the town off from the beach was moved to develop the stunning Foreshore you see today.
Be trail ready for Waterfront Heritage Trail, Geraldton
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Up to 1 hour
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
- Full large water bottle per person.
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant.
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions (See suggestions below).
- Binoculars and camera (optional).
The trail starts and ends at Dome
- BBQ Facilities
- Car Park
- Child Activities
- Dog Friendly
- All accessible parking
- Picnic Area
- Public Telephone
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Visitor Information Centre
- All accessible toilet facilities
Best time of year
Enjoyable throughout the year
Air, bus or drive from Perth
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The trail follows the Waterfront.
Start and end at Dome Cafe.
Follow the square markers.
There are numerous places to stop for refreshments along the route.
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