Port Hedland

Welcome to Port Hedland

Discover the rich cultural heritage, incredible stories of the local Indigenous people and its economic significance as a powerhouse of the Australian economy.

As the gateway to the Pilbara coast and vast ranges, the newly refurbished Port Hedland Visitor Centre should be your first port of call to start your journey. Plan your break with local and regional tourism information, WI-FI, contemporary gifts and keepsakes, locally made products, maps and books, travel advice and a host of local Pilbara treasures.

Highlights

Discover...Industry: BHP Billiton Iron Ore Tour

This one hour guided bus tour of BHP Billiton Iron Ore's Nelson Point facility allows you to see the workings of the mining giants' operations first hand.  

Watch the bucket wheel reclaimers and ship loaders that dominate Port Hedland’s skyline and gain a real understanding of how Port Hedland's mining industry works.

SEASONAL: March - October. (Numbers permitting)

Departs: Tuesday & Thursday at 1pm. Cost: $45 per person. 10% Discount for Pensioners and Locals. There are no safety requirements regarding footwear or clothing for this tour.

For bookings contact the Port Hedland Visitor Centre on        9173 1711 or send us an email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Low Cost Overflow Camping Available for 2016

The Port Hedland Visitor Centre is happy to advise travellers driving self-contained campervans with internal showers and toilets with waste disposal units that you will be able to stay a maximum of 3 nights at a cost of $ 10 per night at the Port Hedland Racecourse grounds McGregor Street between 1st May and August 31st once all other caravan park reach an occupancy of 50 per cent.

The exception are those RV owners that have an oversized vechicle or if your pet is not accepted by the licenced caravan parks.

 Please call into the Visitor Centre located in Wedge Street or the Civic Centre in McGregor Street for further information  on conditions of use and to make your payment.

Full Amenity Caravan Parks:

Cook Point Caravan Park - Taylor Street Port Hedland             Ph: 9173 1271  

Blackrock Caravan Park - North Circular Road South Hedland  Ph: 9172 3444

Port Tourist Park - Great Northern Highway Port Hedland           Ph: 9172 4111 

Pet friendly Unpowered sites available at The South Hedland Golf Course  - Great Northern Highway South Hedland       Ph:9172 2046

. We look forward to welcoming you all to Port Hedland throughout 2016

Discover... Port Hedland: Town & History Tour

Tracing the heritage and history of this most unusual town, this bus tour follows the footsteps of the first European settlers.

Join this one hour guided bus tour through Port Hedland's rich local history including stops at the Koombana Lookout and the Don Rhodes Mining Museum.

Departs: Friday at 1.30pm-2.30pm

Cost: $30 per person 10% discount for seniors

For bookings contact the Port Hedland Visitor Centre on 9173 1711 or send us an email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Discover Experience: Tales of Port Hedland

The best things in life are free.  Share a cuppa with a local and get to know the real Port Hedland.

Each week a different personality will share their story of Port Hedland in the lovely surrounds of the Port Hedland Visitor Centre.

Time: Friday at 10.30am - 11.30am

Cost: free (gold coin donation for tea and coffee)

For more info: Port Hedland Visitor Centre on 9173 1711 or send us an email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming Events

16
Jul
2016
Cossack Art Awards 2016





27
Jul
2016
The SLAM





27
Jul
2016
Hedland Patchwork & Quilting





Where is Port Hedland?

Header images: 1-4 - by Simon Phelps, 5 - by Gary Seton, 6 - by John Elliott