Family Friendly Holidays: Kalbarri

Have you visited Kalbarri? It may be a small town, but there is loads to see and do for families!

Kalbarri is a favourite holiday destinations for Western Australians, and it’s easy to see why. This resort town is small, yet is packed with things for families to see and do. It is around 6 hours drive north of Perth, and around 90 minutes drive north of Geraldton.

Parks and Wildlife Service Website


Things to do

Kalbarri Skywalk

One of Kalbarri's newest attractions is the Skywalk, which is located in the Kalbarri National Park, on the cliff-top over the Murchison Gorge. Walk along the skywalks and take in the breathtaking views, learn about the culture and heritage of the traditional owners through signage and artwork, plus there are local fauna statues to observe and read all about the 400 million year old sandstone that makes the gorges.

The pathways are easily accessible for prams and wheelchairs, and there are toilets and shelters, plus undercover seats and a kiosk. Kalbarri National Park entry fees do apply.

Kalbarri Mini Golf and Putt Putt

Who doesn't love a game of mini golf? Kalbarri Mini Golf and Putt Putt is a 18 hole mini putt course offering fun for the whole family. There is also a spider web climbing tower, arcade games, bike hire, tea and coffee available and ice cream.

Kalbarri Mini Golf and Putt Putt Facebook page


Adventure Playground

Located at the river foreshore on Grey Street, Kalbarri's adventure playground promises loads of fun for the littlest members of the family. It features a flying fox, lookout tower, log steps and plenty of nature play, plus picnic tables and options for food and drink close by.

River Cruises

Take a guided river cruise and see what the Murchison has to offer. You will see wildlife, birdlife, marine life and so much more, plus be informed by your local skipper. For more information, see Kalbarri Wilderness Cruises and Reefwalker Tours and Charters.

Kalbarri Wilderness Cruises website


Quad Bike Tours

See Kalbarri from a quad bike! Children from aged around 5 and over can generally share a quad bike with a parent, so this is the ideal way for families to see the bush. For more information, check out Kalbarri Wagoe Beach Quad Bike Tours and and Kalbarri Quad Safaris.

Kalbarri Rock Lobster Tours and Charter

If your kids love fishing, a fishing charter will be the highlight of their holiday. The family can take part in a rock lobster pot pull tour, sunset tour or a fishing tour.

Horse Riding at Big River Ranch

Who knew you could go horse riding in Kalbarri? Big River Ranch offers daily horseriding and is suitable for beginners, right through to more experienced riders. You can take a 1.5 hour that includes walking, trotting and a canter along the river. There are also 20-minute pony rides available in the mornings for young children (weighing less than 30kgs.)

Big River Ranch Facebook page


Beaches

Kalbarri is home to plenty of gorgeous beaches, some of which are also dog friendly. Take your pick from:

Chinaman's Beach
Blue Holes
Pot Alley
Jakes Point
Lucky Bay

Where to eat

For a small town, Kalbarri offers a wide variety of restaurants, cafes and places to eat. You will find pizza and pasta, fish and chips and of course, delicious local seafood. Here is a great guide to local dining spots.

Finlay's Facebook page


Places to stay

Caravan Parks/Camping

Kalbarri Tudor Holiday Park
Kalbarri Red Bluff Tourist Park
Kalbarri Anchorage Caravan Park
Murchison River Caravan Park

Hotels/Apartments

Kalbarri Edge Resort
Kalbarri Palm Resort
Kalbarri Beach Resort
Kalbarri Seafront Villas

Kalbarri Red Bluff Tourist Park


Nearby places to visit

Geraldton, a coastal city offering maritime history, beaches, shopping, cafes, restaurants and more.
Horrocks, which is great for swimming and exploring the beach
Port Gregory, home to the stunning Pink Lake
Greenough, a site of historical significance
Northampton

So, what are you waiting for? Book your Kalbarri family getaway today - you won't be disappointed with the range of family-friendly activities and accomodation waiting for you.

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