About Geraldton Western Australia
Located just 424km north of Perth, Geraldton is the hub of Western Australia’s beautiful Mid Westregion. Boasting a thriving economy, with a world leading rock lobster fishery, farming, agriculture and the local production of iron ore, Geraldton is fast becoming a prospering regional city.
The City of Greater Geraldton has a population of over 38,000 and has significant capacity for future growth.
The region has a longstanding history of resource production and is one of the most diverse mining regions in Western Australia. The highest grossing industry in the Mid West is the mining and mineral resources, which contributed an estimated $2.5 billion in 2009-10.
Geraldton is also world renowned for its surfing, windsurfing and diving, attracting tourists from around the globe annually. Geraldton is surrounded by pristine waters with the Abrolhos Islands just 60km offshore, an area rich with marine life and ideal for diving and fishing.
View tourism information for Geraldton here.