Yaburara Heritage Trail

via Karratha Road Karratha Australia


The Yaburara Heritage Trail is an insightful self guided walking discovery of the traditional inhabitants of the area, the Yaburara Aboriginal Tribe. It also highlights Karratha’s recent history dating back to the 1860s. Discover the intriguing Aboriginal rock engravings and artefacts that are scattered across various Aboriginal sites. Over 10,000 engravings have been discovered which date back thousands of years. The walk also offers several picturesque panoramic lookouts across the town of Karratha and surrounding region. Informative plaques highlight the sights that are visible from the viewing platform. To extend your walk, there are several other trails that branch off the heritage trail offering more spectacular views and visits to less frequented Aboriginal sites. The walk is arduous with a number of steep hill climbs and descents and requires a good degree of fitness. The trail will take around three hours to complete, and it is recommended to wear appropriate footwear and take plenty of water. The trail commences at the water tanks that overlook Karratha. Karratha is a two hour flight north of Perth.