Day One

6am – Start the morning bright and early by going for a walk along the Geraldton Foreshore. If you feel like extending your walk, head up to the newly opened Beresford Foreshore

7.30am – We bet you’ve worked up an appetite after that workout! Well, you’re in luck because Geraldton has a booming café scene. There’s some great eateries along Marine Terrace, all restaurants sporting a contemporary menu that will have you salivating.  

9am – After you’ve filled up on delicious food, pop into the Geraldton Visitor Centre and speak with some of our local experts. The Visitor Centre also has a gift shop which features products from local creators. 

9.30am – Once you’ve finished exploring the Visitor Centre, head out to the Esplanade for one of the best views of Geraldton. Just metres from the Esplanade is Seal Rock where you’ll be able to spot some of the local sea lions tanning on the rocks.

10.30am HMAS Sydney II Memorial – Make your way up to Geraldton’s premier spot for honouring the fallen in the World War II battle off the Western Australian coast. The Geraldton Voluntary Tour Guides run daily tours at 10.30am.

12pm – You’ve probably worked up an appetite with all this exploring! Head to Barnacles on the Wharf for some local fish and chips for lunch. If you want something a little extra, try some of the crayfish meals which are new to the menu.

1.30pm – After lunch learn more about life in the Midwest at the Museum of Geraldton. The Museum celebrates our region’s history and is a great place to visit to learn about the Batavia Shipwreck and Houtman Abrolhos Islands. The Museum of Geraldton also has a great shop with local products, educational items and souvenirs.

2.30pm – Keep learning about Geraldton’s history by visiting the St Francis Xavier Cathedral. This beautiful building is some of famous architect Monsignor Hawes’ finest work and is one of the region’s jewels. Guided tours through the Cathedral are available and provide great insights into the building and Hawes’ work in the Midwest.

4pm – Time to head back to your accommodation and put your feet up for a few hours and recharge!

6pm – As the sun starts to set head to The Old Man & the Sea Bar for a relaxing drink. The rooftop bar provides exquisite views of Geraldton and is the perfect way to watch the sun go down.

6.45pm – Continuing on with awesome views of Geraldton and just down the road, is the Harbourview Restaurant. Soak up the beautiful night sky (and the amazing view of the Foreshore) whilst enjoying some of the best produce in the region. 

Day one in Geraldton

Day Two

7.30am – Wake up early so you can grab a tasty meal and coffee from one of Geraldton’s cutest foodie spaces Café Fleur. This beautifully decorated café also connects to the Jaffle Shack and boy do they serve up some great jaffles! Prepare to eat.

9am – After breakfast make your way out to the Geraldton Airport because you’re headed to the Abrolhos Islands! Hop aboard a flight with either Geraldton Air Charter or Shine Aviation. Be sure to pack your togs and sunscreen – once you see the Abrolhos Islands you won’t be able to stop yourself from jumping in and going exploring.

4.30pm – After a full day of exploring and living the Island life head back to your accommodation to freshen up.

6pm – What better way to watch the sun go down than at the Broady. This beachfront bar and restaurant is situated right on Chapman Road and is a great spot to enjoy a drink and meal.

8.30pm – After you’ve had a few drinks and a tasty meal, head to Orana Cinemas to watch one of the latest flicks on the big screen.

Abrolhos Islands

Day Three

9am – Enjoy a sleep-in before going for a walk along the Geraldton Foreshore to see the Ilgarijiri Eggs designed by Yamatji artists Margaret Whitehurst and Barbara Merritt. Be sure to check out Batavia Park as well which has a recreation of the Wiebbe Hayes Fort on the Abrolhos Islands.

10am – Pop into Salt Dish Café afterwards for some brunch and a coffee. This gorgeous café recently took out the 2019 Australian Good Food Guide Readers’ Choice Award, so you’re in for a great meal! 

11am – Jump in the car and go for a drive to Point Moore to see the tallest ‘metal’ lighthouse in Australia! There’s some beautiful beaches in the area so make sure you pack your bathers in case you feel like going for a dip. 

12pm – Head back into the CBD for a good dose of arts and culture at the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery! They always have great exhibitions on display and have a Gallery Shop which features products from local and national artists.

1pm – Grab some lunch before heading to Indah Day Spa for a relaxing massage or treatment! Be sure to make a reservation when you arrive in Geraldton as this luxe day spa is always tightly booked because of its first class reputation.

4pm – After a relaxing afternoon head back to your accommodation for some chill time.

6pm – Your last night here! Celebrate your time in Geraldton by having a drink at Cutler & Smith. This moody industrial bar has an awesome selection of beverages on offer from craft beers, botanic gins to wines.

7pm – Make your way to the Geraldton Marina for a meal at Skeetas. The premier restaurant have a delectable menu which is brimming with seafood and local produce. Be sure to save some room for dessert as well!

 Meals in Geraldton