Does Meekatharra have a visitors centre?

Yes, Meekatharra has a Visitors Centre located at Lloyds Plaza on Main Street called the Meekatharra Community Resource and Visitors Centre

You will find helpful information about the town and all the things to do during your stay as well as souvenirs. The staff are experts in all things Meekatharra and can point you in the right direction. Get in contact with the staff on 9980 1811 or hello@meekacrc.com.au or pop in to say hello!

Where do i find the road condition reports?

The Shire of Meekatharra's Road Condition Reports can be found here. please make sure you check the road condition reports before travelling on unsealed roads. For information about the Great Northern Highway or Goldfields Highway (Meekatharra to Wiluna Road) please contact Main Roads.

Is Meekatharra an RV Friendly town?

Meekatharra is a RV friendly town with plenty of places to stay and facilities to use. There is potable water is available in Welcome Park on Main Street, on the adjoining south side block of the public toilets. A dump point is located in the ally behind between Main Street and Hill Street, entrance can be from Savage Street or Porter Street.

Short term park is available at:

  • Information Bay on Main Street
  • The empty block across from the Royal Mail Hotel on Main Street
  • On Main Street between Porter and Savage Streets
  • Lions Park on Hill Street

Is there mobile reception in Meekatharra?

Mobile phone reception is available only through the Telstra network in town, be aware that reception is sometimes hard to come by once you have left the town.

How do i get to meekatharra?

There are several paths that will lead you to Meekatharra.Barlangi Rock - Murchison GeoRegion Trail

The most popular is driving, the road trip into Meekatharra is filled with amazing views and things to do along the way. Located on the Great Northern Highway half way between Perth and Port Hedland Meekatharra is a great destination and stop over. 

Flying into Meekatharra from Perth is available through Skippers Aviation and is a three hour flight stopping in Wiluna. To fly to Perth from Meekatharra is a two and a half hour flight stopping in Mount Magnet. 

There are two bus companies that travel to Meekatharra, TransWA and Integrity Coaches.

If you are looking for a spectacular road trip check out the Outback Pathways Road Trips, travel to Mount Augustus using Australia's Golden Outback 'Road to the Rock' or learn about the ancient history of the Murchison on the Murchison GeoRegion Trail.

how do i access wifi in town?

There is free WIFI located at several locations around town;

  • Meekatharra Town Hall, Savage Street
  • Lloyds Plaza, Main Street
  • Meekatharra Airport
  • Community Resource Centre, Main Street

    What is there to do in town and within the Shire?

    Our Explore Pages outline all the fun things to do in Meekatharra including driving and walking trails, a range of attractions, museum and more.

    How large is the Shire of Meekatharra?

    Meekatharra has an area of 100,733 square kilometers and a population of around 1200 people.

    Where to stay?

    Meekatharra has a range of places to stay to accommodate for any needs and price ranges. Please visit the Business and Services Directory for a list of accommodation.

    There are several free camping spots in the Shire such as Peace Gorge and Bilyuin Pool for self contained vehicles. 

    What does meekatharra mean?

    Meekatharra - Mikadah - is a Yamatji word and means 'place of little water.'

    Is there Car Hire in town?

    There is car hire in Meekatharra through Meekatharra Car Hire.

    Ph: 0467 335 971

    Email: admin@meekacarhire.com.au

    What Shire's Surround Meekatharra?






    East Pilbara



    Upper Gascoyne