Karratha is a coastal town in Western Australia, at the centre of the Pilbara Coast. The town acts as a gateway to the Dampier Archipelago and is surrounded by National Parkland including Karijini. Amenities here are excellent and the shopping centre of Karratha is somewhat renowned. Car hire in Karratha is popular for sights like the famous Burrup Peninsula, which has some of the most striking cave art in the world courtesy of the ancient civilisations that roamed the area. Hiring a car in Karratha is available from Karratha Airport and locations throughout Western Australia.
Visitors tend to share their time between Karratha, the National Parks, the Dampier Peninsula and Port Hedland, meaning that hiring a car in Karratha is a good option. The Millstream-Chichester National Park is immediately due south, and Karijini National Park is further again. Closer to home though is Dampier - 20 minutes on the Dampier Highway. Rent a car in Karratha and head to Dampier then stray north towards the peak of the Burrup Peninsula where you'll find the renowned Hearsons Cove. The Burrup Peninsula is also home to some of the oldest and finest rock engravings ever discovered, providing a haunting link back to our early ancestors.
If you're staying in Karratha, there's a good chance you might be on your way to Karijini National Park - home to sights such as Hancock Gorge, the spectacular Oxer Lookout, and Mount Bruce (Western Australia's second highest mountain). The Millstream-Chichester National Park is closer to Karratha and may be more achievable by car. Port Hedland is a two and a half hours drive up the coast on National Route 1, and a pleasant town in its own right - here you'll find the Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve. The Harding River Dam near Roebourne is also popular for the stunning views of the Pilbara region.
Opening hours:Sun-Fri 0700-1830 Sat 0700-1700
Address:1 Bayly Avenue
With a wide range of travellers passing through our locations every day, we've got a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit your needs - from smart executive saloons to compact family hatchbacks. ***
***Specific cars may not be available when booking
Please note that from 15 Nov to 15 Apr many cities are required by law to restrict the circulation to only vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. For a summary of the orders, please visit www.poliziadistato.it. To comply with the regulations, in specific locations subject to this requirement, vehicles are equipped with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges through the cost of "Winterization Fee". At pick-up if you decide to bring your own snow chains or do not intend on driving on the roads subject to this requirement, you may decline the equipment by signing the appropriate release form. This change will be reflected in the rental charges. For more information on the fees, please click here. In all other regions, we recommend that you check before renting if your journey includes one of the roads subject to this requirement and therefore request the snow chains, if necessary.