Pop over to The Museum and Art Gallery and take a conducted tour of the monastery.
The $10 overnight fee assists cover the cost of providing water, sewerage and ground cleaning staff to service the facilities. The Benedictine Community who have occupied the site since 1847 are a not-for-profit organisation that continues to maintain the entire townsite and welcomes all visitors throughout the year.
Another easy to miss turn from the main road to the camping area. Follow the dirt road to a T junction, then turn right to the camping area right on the ocean.
The Shire of Carnarvon are now charging an overnight fee to camp here, $5.50 Per Person, or concession fee $4 Per Person if applicable.
Coronation Beach is one of the most attractive and popular beaches along the Mid West Coast with both locals and visitors alike. It is considered to be one of the finest windsurfing locations in the world, and outside the windsurfing season Coronation Beach is popular with older visitors, many from interstate.
The marked turnoff for Coronation Beach is located approximately 28 kilometres north of Geraldton along the North West Coastal Highway, with the eight kilometre stretch of road to the campsite sealed all the way.
There are limited facilities within this nature-based park.
Good clean sheltered campsites and picnic shelters are available within a short walking distance to the beach. There are pit toilets and a shower cubicle for using solar shower bags. A communal gas barbecue is provided in the day use area. Please note there is no water or power available. Campers are required to bring their own supplies and generators are welcome, however, conditions apply.
Dogs are allowed but must remain on a leash at all times. A caretaker is onsite to assist where possible. Camp fees apply - no booking required. A sign will be placed on the highway if campground is full.
During World War 2, this area was used to hold German and Italian POW's, there are markers placed in front of the various ruins.
NO GENERATORS Permitted in the camping area.
NOTE: Fees now apply, its $8 adult per night, $6 concession card holder per night, $3 child per night.
Plenty of places to choose from and great photo opportunities.
Note: Water levels in the lake vary as to the seasons. So it might pay to check first before you go there.
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