Cervantes is the southern gateway to Australia's Coral Coast Region
Cervantes which is just two and a half hours drive north of Perth,
the town and it's surrounds boast, beautiful turquoise waters and pristine white beaches, an array of water sports and exotic marine life, there is also the fabulous farming scenery of the rolling hills, National Parks full of native flowers, trees and fauna, many historical buildings and a tasty array of seafood to sample.
It's an area just waiting for you to explore and the good news is there is an excellent network of sealed roads and four wheel drive trails to make this easy!
It is approximately 245 kilometres north of Perth and is on the very doorstep of the magical Pinnacles, an area you don't want to miss.
It's a quiet laid - back fishing village. In short, it's a great family getaway, just perfect for kicking back, forgetting your troubles and relaxing.
There is also a wonderful array of wildflowers in season at the nearby Nambung National Park,
Cervantes caters for a wide range of interests.
Visit the world famous PinnaclesTake in stunning views from lookouts at Hansen Bay
Stunning Views of the Ocean and natural environment are offered at many lookouts at Hansen Bay, 1 km south of town is a must for all visitors.
It provides a magic view of Hansen Bay, the islands, lake Thetis and the town site.
For a different perspective of the bay and the islands, try Thirsty Point Lookout.Some activities to indulge in
Drop a line in off the jetties
If you love to fish, you'll love Cervantes. Hangover Bay and Kangaroo Point are renowned for the abundant fish to be caught from a boat, off the beach or from the jetty.No trip to this lovely town is complete without a stroll past the jetties.
This is a particularly exciting attraction during the Rock Lobster fishing season (mid November to end of June). The town thrives on the multi-million dollar rock lobster industry.
Visitors can enjoy the incredible marine life found in the waters off the coast and have the opportunity to interact with sea lions, enjoy swimming, snorkeling, fishing and exploring the offshore reefs and islands in the area.
Marvel at the massive turbines of the Wind Farm
You should Check out the Emu Downs Wind Farm. This newly completed wind farm provides a fantastic spectaclewith its 48 massive turbines extending almost 120m in the air when the blades are at their highest point. View the turbines from the car park on Bibby Road just 30km east of town.
For different views again, scale the Molar Hill Lookout. Situated half way between Cervantes and Jurien Bay, Molar Hill Lookout provides sweeping views of the ocean, the town and Jurien Bay.
While you are there pay a visit lake Thetis and the stromatolites. This site is within walking distance at just 2 kms south east of town and is one of only five places in Western Australia which feature Stromatolites.
These natural features grow in the lake and are made up of the oldest known organisms on earth. Some fossil remains have been dated as old as 3.6 billion years! The lake itself was named after the sailing ship Thetis which surveyed the coast between 1847 and 1848.
In town they offer a wide range of accommodation choices including motel, backpackers, caravan parks, holiday cottages and chalets.
A full range of dining experiences from a la carte dining to takeaway and fast food is available.A typical Cervantes tree
Cervantes Pinnacles Motel
Is situated close to all amenities and only 17 kilometres from the Pinnacles.
The motel features 26 regular units and 14 self contained family one and two bedroom units all fully equipped with linen and cooking facilities.
Their fully licensed Europa Anchor Restaurant specialises in fresh local seafood and is a grand place to eat with tasty food and excellent service.The motel provides first-rate accommodation and amenities.
Pinnacles Motel at Cervantes
is the place for you and your family.
You will find them at
Cervantes Pinnacles Motel
7 Aragon Street, Cervantes, 6511
Phone: +61 8 9652 7145
Cenvantes Pinnacles Motel
Cervantes Lodge - Pinnacles Beach Backpackers
Is set in the pristine white sands of Thirsty Point surrounded by ocean beach. You will fall asleep at night being lulled by the murmur of gently lapping waves.
Just 20 kilometres from the Pinnacles Desert enables guests to enjoy the world-famous Pinnacles Desert sunrise and sunset
Pinnacles Beach Backpackers
is a great place to stay if you require something cheaper.
They can be found atCervantes Lodge - Pinnacles Beach Backpackers
91 Seville Street, Cervantes, 6511
Free phone in Australia: 1800 245 232
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