Karratha Western Australia

Travel Information, Accommodation.

Karratha australia, hotel, accommodation, travel, hostels, rental car hire

Pilbara Administrative Centre

Karratha is the administrative centre of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. It is 950 miles north of Perth, 430 miles south of Broome and 240 km south west of Port Hedland. Although there has been a settlement on the site for over one hundred years it has only been in existence for a couple of decades as a recognised town. See Karratha Region Map

Karratha has many of the best shopping and facilities outside Perth and the towns economy is principally built on offshore gas supplies and iron ore deposits. Light aircraft, boat and fishing charters can all be taken from the town and to the south is the Millstream Chichester National Park.

North West Shelf Project

Karratha is an important base for the North West Shelf Venture because it is the largest oil and gas production project in Australia. Several companies are involved including Woodside, Shell, BHP, BP, Chevron and Japan Australia LNG. The project includes an onshore plant producing gas, liquefied natural gas, liquefied petroleum gases and natural gas condensate for the Australian market and for export to Japan, Spain, Korea and the US .

Karratha has 1 Pub per 1000 people!
Karratha home of 'The Super Pit'
Karratha Gold Production is on a massive scale

Save and book Australia hotels-choose from thousands of hotels throughout Australia

Australian Maps

Find distance and travel times between Australian towns and cities.

Distance Calculator

guide prices for common items in Australia to help plan your holiday or migration

Price Guide Calculator

See the climate in towns and citiies throughout Australia

Australia Climate

Australia crosses three time zones, see the time in all the captal cities

Time / Season In Australia

Find Australia Public and School Holidays in each state

Public & School Holidays

Driving To Karratha:

Driving through the Outback and remote or isolated areas of Australia is not recommended for the unprepared or inexperienced.

Driving Distances / TIME

17Hrs From Perth (1550Km)

46Hrs From Adelaide (4000Km)

11Hrs From Broome (850Km)

Karratha Climate

Max Average Temperature

Deg C/ Deg F

Winter(June-Aug):27/ 80

Spring(Sep-Nov):33 / 91

Summer(Dec-Feb):36 / 96

Autumn(Mar-May):33 / 91

Karratha Rainfall

Average Monthly Rainfall - mm

Winter(June-Aug): 18

Spring(Sep-Nov): 1

Summer(Dec-Feb): 35

Autumn(Mar-May): 37

Contact auinfo if you would like to List your accommodation, Event etc or other general Questions etc

Contact Us

Karratha Australia. Australia is a vast country, do not try and see it in one go unless you have a few years!

Copyright auinfo PTY LTD. All information is provided in good faith and responsibility will not be accepted for errors, inaccuracies or omissions. 

Back to the auinfo home page

Home Page

 West Australia Map

W.A Map




Bungle Bungle













 Sydney Australia, capital of New South Wales home to the famous Opera House and Harbour Bridge.


 New South Wales is the most populated state in Australia. Visit Sydney, The Blue Mountains, The Hunter Valley, The Southern Highlands...

New South wales

 Queensland, The Sunshine State. Explore The Great Barrier Reef, The Whitsunday Islands, Cairns, Port Douglas,The Daintree Rainforest...


 Victoria Australia. Melbourne is Capital, the State has so much to offer. Explore The Great Ocean Road, The Victorian Alps, The Grampians, Ballarat, Bendigo....


 The Northern Territory-Aryers Rock, Alice Springs, Darwin. Experience It..

Northern Territory

 Western Australia-Capital is Perth. Discover Fremantle,Broome, The Bungle Bungles, The http://www.hotelclub.net/content/aff_enter.asp?id=6807..

Western Australia

 South Australia home of some of The World's best Wine Production. Capital is Adelaide. Explore the wineries in the Barossa Valley

South Australia

 Tasmania-The Apple Isle. One of Australia's best kept secrets.


 The Australia Capital Territory.Location of Canberra, the Federal Capital of Australia

A.C.T Canberra