Join us for an unforgettable tour of the Pilbara at Port Hedland, showcasing the area at its best.
Our guided tours highlight the unique aspects of the region and focus on sharing our knowledge of local flora, fauna and industry including our Salt Eco Tour showcasing how salt is made, the amazing natural environment of the Pilbara Coast and Aboriginal Culture.
Our Twilight Industry Tour showcases the Port Hedland Port where we look at the huge ships carrying iron ore and the infrastructure of our huge miners, BHP, Fortescue Metals and Roy Hill as well as many of the others who export from the world’s largest bulk export Port.
Pilbara Tours respectfully acknowledge the traditional owners of the Port Headland and Pilbara region.
Experience the port industry at its most majestic from the outside looking in on this memorable guided twilight tour of the Port Hedland Port. See the Port during daylight and then when the lights are turned on. This bus tour will guide you through the port’s resource industry taking in the notable port landmarks including the entry channel, our miner’s port operations, the huge ships and ship loading.
During this popular tour you will learn about the history of the town and the port and its importance to the resources industry in the region. You will also enjoy a complementary ‘sundowner’ refreshment as you watch the ships at sunset.
Family $110 (2 adults 2 children)
This memorable guided bus tour showcases how Rio Tinto make salt as well as the flora, fauna and Aboriginal culture of the coastline east of Port Hedland. The tour takes you East of Port Hedland to experience the unique and rich nature of the wetlands of the Ridley River, Tabba Tabba Creek and Lake Mirage. This is the very start of the salt making process where Rio Tinto extract huge volumes of sea water from the ocean.
Your expert guide will share knowledge of the local region which includes over 60 species of migratory birds of the wetlands, with sightings that total over 10,000 annually.
As well as seeing land-based flora and fauna, you will see some of the large fish that live in the lakes including Barramundi, Giant Herring, Cod, Giant Trevally and more.
There will be plenty of photo opportunities during the tour and you learn about the birthplace of the song and story lines of the Ngarla People, the Traditional Owners of the land. You will also learn how the Ngarla people are working together with the salt industry to build a sustainable future in the region.
Family $168 (2 Adults 2 Children)