Selected Cabins & Sites
In and around Port Hedland Holiday & Caravan Park
Distance from park: 7.4km
Hop onto a guided tour of BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s Nelson Point facility, the largest iron ore port in the world, and watch the bucket wheel reclaimers and ship loaders that dominate Port Hedland’s horizon and gain an understanding of how the mining industry works. BHP Billiton’s iron ore operations cover a complex integrated system of seven inland mining operations, more than 1,000km of rail, stockyards and two separate port facilities through which iron ore churns like lifeblood 24/7.
From October to March the Hedland turtle monitoring program commences seeing Flatback turtles visit our beaches to nest and later return for hatching. A great experience for visitors to enjoy while visiting Discovery Parks - Port Hedland. Use promo code TURTLEWA when booking online to get 25% off all bookings during turtle season!
A Port Hedland based environmental association committed to connecting people with their environment. Get involved with one of their many volunteer programs - or even meet the turtles!
Distance from park: 7.4km
Join the Port Hedland Tour to learn about the history of the world’s largest tonnage port. 230-metre carrier vessels handle over 100 million tonnes of iron ore per year, which goes towards the building of iconic structures around the world, making it a truly unique sight. Go to the shores of Marapikurrinya Park at sunset for the best views of the movement of enormous ships and also the Dampier Salt’s towering stockpile.
Distance from park: 7.1km
Stop in at the Courthouse Gallery for a glimpse of local and national artwork, as well as creative workshops. Peak in the store for some fashion finds that are bound to find their way back with you from your travels. Four times a year, you can also visit the Gallery’s West End Markets, where creative wares and delicious international cuisine mingle.
Distance from park: 5.4km
Immerse yourself in the personal memoirs of locals who detail the effect of white settlement on the Kriyarra Aboriginal people of the Pilbara. Originally built for the manager of Dalgety and Co in 1903, this charming cottage has showcased displays that tell Port Hedland’s story, including the rich history surround the pearling and pastoral trade.
Distance from park: On Site
Keep the kids awake for this memory-making moment; they will thank you when they remember back to the holiday for years to come. It is a magical experience that has been made into a puppet show and storybook by a local in Broome. When the full moon rises over the shoreline at low tide, you will be treated to a truly magnificent natural wonder. Light hits the pools of water and creates the illusion of a staircase leading up to the moon. This sight is generally witnessed between the months of April and October.