Family Holidays in the North West

Seeing the North West through the eyes of a child can give you a fresh perspective to the places you visit. If you love to capture images of your children, the stunning landscapes of the Pilbara and the Kimberley provide the perfect backdrop to photograph your child engaging with nature.

The Visitor Centres should be the first port of call for any parent. They can advise you on family friendly activities, suggest free options and recommend tours that would suit families from toddlers to teens.

From viewing dinosaur footprints to fishing from a jetty, climbing aboard a camel to kayaking, children will love the variety of activities on offer. Some towns show outdoor films where your family can enjoying the novelty of watching a movie under the stars. View our events calendar and time your visit with a town’s festival or event, and your children will experience agricultural, historical or cultural highlights of the region.

If your kids love the water, the Pilbara and Kimberley coastline provide uncrowded beaches that are perfect for paddling, building sandcastles, chasing hermit crabs and discovering shells. Playgrounds are dotted throughout the towns, with some found in picturesque locations by the water’s edge. Keep your eyes open for water playgrounds or minigolf, always popular with the young ones.

If you are visiting for an extended period during the school holidays, it’s worth checking out the local libraries and recreation centres for activities, giving your child the opportunity to mix with local children while you gather tips from other parents on what to see and do in their town.

The Pilbara and the Kimberley have many accommodation, attraction and tour options suitable for families.

Whether you are travelling by road or flying to a single destination, you can leave the passport behind and experience a Western Australian holiday that will provide special memories for you and your children for years to come.  

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