Description

Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900 kilometres (560 mi) north of Perth, Western Australia. It lies at the mouth of the Gascoyne River on the Indian Ocean. The popular Shark Bay world heritage area lies to the south of the town and the Ningaloo Reef and the popular tourist town of Exmouth lie to the north. Within Carnarvon is the Mungullah Aboriginal Community. Inland, Carnarvon has strong links with the town of Gascoyne Junction and the Burringurrah Community. At the 2016 census, Carnarvon had a population of 4,426.

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Carnarvon Yacht Club

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Community Services  


Carnarvon Visitor Centre WA
21 Robinson Street,
CARNARVON WA 6701

Shire Of Carnarvon WA
3 Francis Street, PO Box 459,
CARNARVON WA 6701

Carnarvon Police Station WA
135 Robinson Street,
CARNARVON WA 6701

Carnarvon Hospital WA
Cleaver Street,
CARNARVON WA 6701

Carnarvon Library & Gallery WA
18 Egan Street,
CARNARVON WA 6701

Carnarvon Aquatic Center WA
21A Babbage Island Road,
CARNARVON WA 6701

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 4
  • Population: 4426
  • State electorate(s): North West
  • Federal Division(s): Durack
  • Established (yr): 1883
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Coral Bay WA 6701 (237 km, 2 hrs 26 mins)
Newman WA 6753 (478 km, 5 hrs 1 min)
Acknowledgement of Country

Carnarvon WA is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

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