Sport and recreation


Pilbara sports and recreation

Karratha is located 1600km north of Perth and is the major centre in the northwest. It is located on the Indian Ocean and offers a range of water based activities including sailing, swimming and fishing. Located in close proximity are two of Australia’s largest National Parks, Karijini National Park and Karlamilyi National Park.

People make the most of outdoor activities with endless places to explore either four wheel driving, bushwalking or camping in some of Australia’s most pristine environments.

More information is located at Regions – Department of Sport and Recreation


Love your spectator sport? Perth locals can’t get enough of AFL, and the major teams to support are the Fremantle Dockers and the West Coast Eagles.


Swimming pools

With temperatures topping 40 degrees in Perth during summer, swimming is a great way to cool off. Click here for a comprehensive list of public pools in WA for your fitness and leisure pleasure.

People swimming in pool