Located half way between Exmouth and Broome, you’ll find Karratha. Originally established as a mining town in the late 60s, and whilst it’s still a mining town, Karratha and its surroundings offers so much more. Walk the Yaburara Heritage Trail and experience the rich indigenous history, hire a mountain bike and explore the 15km bike track that runs behind the hills of Karratha, or snorkel through the captivating Montebello Islands and discover the enchanting coral reefs and wildlife. The great outdoors awaits for you in Karratha.
Flights from Perth (PER) to Karratha (KTA)
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Visiting from Perth to Karratha
Perth to Karratha flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Perth to Karratha is 2 hours.
When to visit
With a bustling town centre, Karratha will surprise you with its trendy restaurants and scenic walking trails but best of all Karratha is surrounded by iconic natural attractions. Head to Karratha in WA, located just off the North West Coastal Highway, 1535 kilometres north of Perth and 240 kilometres south of Port Hedland and take advantage of one of the many tours on offer. Why not join a Pilbara dive tour, 4WD to the Kimberly and Pilbara National Parks or hike the Yaburara heritage trail. There’s loads to see and do in the city of Karratha, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
What is the main airport called?
Karratha Airport (KTA)Opens external site in a new window is the second busiest airport in Western Australia and is located 14km (8.7 miles) from Karratha and 9.3km (5.8 miles) from Dampier. Car hire and transfers are available at the airport.
Arriving in Karratha
The friendly staff at Karratha Airport will be waiting to greet you when you land. Once you collect your bags, there are several transport options available to get you into town.
Getting into Karratha from Karratha Airport
Karratha Airport (KTA) is 14 km from Karratha town centre and 9.3 km south of Dampier. There are car hire companies that service Karratha Airport located outside the terminal, along with transfer services and Karratha taxis. The airport is approximately a 20-minute drive from the town centre.
Getting around Karratha
A quick, easy and scenic way to travel around Australia’s North West and Karratha is by air. Scenic flight tours operate around the area and is a great option to see the major attractions including the Bungle Bungle Ranges and Mitchell Falls. You may wish to get off the beaten track and onto one of the region’s great four-wheel drive routes. Guided tours are one of the easiest and safest ways to travel or why not enjoy a cruise, travel by coach or hire a car to get around at your own pace.
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