Port Hedland

Welcome to Port Hedland

Please be advised the Port Hedland Visitor Centre on Wedge Street will be closed Friday 14 June to Monday 15 July 2019.

For tourist services, visit the Port Hedland Seafarers Centre on the corner of Wilson and Wedge Streets.


Watch This Space for Revised Tours

Contact Seafarers Centre on (08) 9173 1315 or visit http://www.phseafarers.org/tours.html for more information and to book current available tours

Visitor Services Temporarily Relocated

Please be advised the Wedge Street Visitor Centre will be closed from Friday 14 June to Monday 15 July, 2019. During this time, all tourist services will be available at the Port Hedland Seafarers Centre on the corner of Wilson and Wedge Streets.

The Seafarers Centre is a short 3 minute walk from the Wedge Street Visitor Centre.

For any visitor enquiries, call the Seafarers Centre on (08) 9173 1315.

RV Overflow Camp Site

The Town of Port Hedland offers an RV overflow site on McGregor Street in Port Hedland, adjacent to the Turf Club. The site will reopen on the second week of April and is open to self-contained vehicles only - all other vehicles are encouraged to book in with one of our local caravan parks. Rangers will be patrolling the site every day and any vehicles illegally camped there will be removed.

Travellers can still visit the town with and sites are available at the following caravan parks:

Discovery Park, Taylor Street, Cooke Point 9173 1271 
Blackrock Caravan Park, North Circular Road, South Hedland 9172 3444
Port Tourist Park, Great Northern Highway (opposite Port Hedland International Airport), Port Hedland

9172 4111


For further updates, please visit the Town of Port Hedland website. More information around the management of the site will be released in the coming weeks.

Spinifex Hill Artists

The Spinifex Hill Studios were established in 2014 and are home to a rich and varied program of artistic professional development.

The Studios are home to the Spinifex Hill Artists, a group of beginner to established Aboriginal artists from Port Hedland and regional Western Australia. The group was established in 2008, and continues to create rich, joyful, and bright paintings. The group have a unique perspective of the Pilbara region where they live, sharing with us the intricate, layered histories and stories of this place. The Spinifex Hill Artists are always looking for new members to join the group.

The studios also hold frequent professional development programs and residencies for the broader artistic community of the Pilbara. The broad range of workshops on offer at the studios involve skills development, training, and national and international artistic residencies.

We welcome you to visit us at the studio, and meet our Spinifex Hill Artists. We are open Tuesday to Friday, 9am to 5pm or join us for Meet over Art each Saturday 10am-2pm



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