The first ever town to be established between Geraldton and Darwin, Roebourne holds the proud title of the oldest surviving town in the North West. To the delight of pioneer history buffs, much of its early architecture is lovingly restored, while the Yaburara Heritage Trail invites you to step back in time further still to discover one of the oldest surviving cultures on Earth.replacenewlinereplacenewlineWhether you're on your way to or from the magical tropical oasis of nearby Millstream, or following the North West Coast road between Karratha and Port Hedland, Roebourne is a must-stop. You can even make the journey more enriching by following the Warlu Way on its 2,480 kilometre course through the iconic landscapes of the Gascoyne, Pilbara and Kimberley regions to discover the mysteries of the Warlu and other Indigenous legends.

Images around Roebourne WA 6718

Around Roebourne WA 6718

Our Picks on what to Do in Roebourne WA

Roebourne Visitor Centre & Old Gaol Museum

Roebourne Aquatic Centre - WA

Roebourne Races

Miaree Pool

Our Picks on where to Stay in Roebourne WA

Cossack Budget Accommodation

The Cove Holiday Village

Latitude20 Roebourne Village

Harding River Caravan Park

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Roebourne WA

Victoria Hotel

Latitude20 Area Guide & Lookout

Juel's Bakery & Cafe

Tata's Bar @ The Deck

Shopping in Roebourne WA

Community Services  

Karratha Police Station WA
38 Hillview Road,

City Of Karratha WA
Lot 1083 Welcome Road, PO Box 219 Karratha WA 6714,

Karratha Police Station WA
38 Hillview Road,

Karratha Health Campus
62 Balmoral Road,

Karratha Public Library WA
27 Welcome Road,

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 12
  • Population: 981
  • State electorate(s): North West
  • Federal Division(s): Durack
  • Established (yr): 1866
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Karratha WA 6714 (40.6 km, 33 mins)
Port Hedland WA 6721 (195 km, 2 hrs 2 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Roebourne WA is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.