Roebourne Heritage Trail
  • Length: 5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Roebourne Police Station

  • End: Roebouren Town Cemetary

  • Location: Roebourne Town Site

  • Closest Town: Roebourne

  • Distance from CBD: 1500km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -20.777511

  • Longitude: 117.145242

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Trail Access

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2WD Access

4WD Access

Public Transport

Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Campfire Pit

Camping Area

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

Undefined Trail

Prams & Strollers

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

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Roebourne Heritage Trail is a 5km, grade 1 Circuit hike located in Roebourne Town Site Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 1hrs to complete.

Summary

Gazetted in 1866, Roebourne was the first town in the North West of Western Australia. The Ngarluma people are the traditional owners of this land and call this place Yirramagardu.

The Roebourne Heritage Trail is a self-guided 5km walk or drive (with an extended option of 8km to visit three outer-town sites) capturing the most significant historical sites in Roebourne. The route is signposted with large interpretive signage detailing the importance and history of each building or site.

This trail takes you on a journey to discover the history behind eighteen of the oldest and most significant buildings and sites in Roebourne. The trails also provides an insight to how life was for the early settlers and Aboriginal people all those years ago.

Tips

Sturdy but comfortable footwear is essential, sun protection and adequate water.

For more information, visit the City of Karratha