Campervan Hire in Karratha

The town of Karratha is located in Western Australia, 1575 km from Perth. With a population of 16,796, Karratha is perfect for visitors who are not comfortable staying in a bigger city. The town is quite large, but you wont feel like there are too many people around you.

Your Karratha Campervan Adventure

When you choose My Campervan™ to find campsites in Karratha, you’ll be surprised at the convenience, choice and affordability of our options. You can use our search feature to find a great holiday park, such as thePilbara Holiday Park and the Balmoral Holiday Park, and stay in great campsites and caravan parks such as the Karratha Caravan Park and the Harding River Caravan Park.

Choosing a campervan rental in Karratha for your holiday couldn’t be better. You can really explore Australia with ease when you have a campervan, because you have everything you need with you at all times. If you were travelling by public transport, you’d have to wait, then possibly change at stops and if you’re travelling with tired children, this can be a recipe for disaster. Your rented campervan will come with a kitchen, living area and sleeping area. You can tuck the kids into bed at night, or cook your own meals on the move.

If you want to try an activity in Karratha during your stay, such as snorkelling, you wont need to worry about being cold and damp for the rest of the day. Just park your campervan close by and you’ll be able to get a shower really soon.

Things to do Near Karratha, in your Hired Campervan

You can enjoy all kinds of great activities in Karratha when you visit in your hired campervan. You can have the chance to see more because you have your own transport, and being able to take all your facilities with you is an added bonus.

You can take a walk along the Jaburara Heritage Trail and experience Aboriginal culture in this beautiful area. Another amazing experience is to see the natural phenomenon that is caused by the rising of a full moon reflecting on the exposed mudflats at extremely low tide called the Staircase to the Moon at Hearson’s Cove.

Why not plan a visit in August, as you can join in the fun and games at the FeNaCIng Festival held every first weekend of August.

You can see beauty that the sea near Karratha holds when you go snorkelling on Sailfish Reef in the Dampier Archipelago. If you’d rather stay on dry land, you could climb TV Hill for a breathtaking view of Karratha town site and coastline.

When you’re traveling in a hired motorhome in Karratha, you’ll be able to use the Dampier Highway to get around easily. The Dampier Highway was formerly known as Karratha-Dampier Road. It is a Western Australian highway that links Dampier on thenorthwestern coast with Karratha and the North West Coastal Highway. It will be easy for you to travel from one end of the road to the other if you wish, as it is only 39 kilometres long.

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Take Your Motorhome through Karratha’s History

If you’re going to be visiting Karratha in your hired campervan, you may be interested to know that it has a long history of aboriginal influences, right up until the present day, and evidence of the aboriginal culture can still be seen throughout the area today.

Karratha is an Aboriginal word that means “good country” or “soft earth”, and for many centuries, the region has been home to Aboriginal communities.There are also over 10,000 prolific aboriginal rocks to be found in Karratha.

Karratha is developed from the 1960s to accommodate the processing and exportation workforce of the Hamersley Iron mining company and, in the 1980s, the petroleum and liquefied natural gas operations of the North West Shelf Venture.

Karratha today, is a small town joining the port of Dampier in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which was developed from the 1960s to accommodate the processing and exportation workforce of the Hamersley Iron mining company and, in the 1980s, the petroleum and liquefied natural gas operations of the North West Shelf Venture.The town is also the seat of government of the Shire of Roebourne. It is made up of 9 main suburbs including the Town Centre, Bulgarra, Pegs Creek, Millar’s Well, Nickol, Nickol West, Baynton, Baynton West, Tambrey and a major industrial area.