The Port

The Port

Port Hedland is renowned as the home of the world’s largest export tonnage port, handling a staggering 600 million tonnes annually during the 15/16 financial year. For an optimal view of the dynamic industrial activities within the harbor, visit Marapikurrinya Park situated on Richardson Street in the historic West End. Positioned right at the water’s edge, this location provides an unparalleled vantage point to witness the port’s operations in full swing.

Alternatively, while sipping on a coffee at Dome Cafe on the corner of McKay Street in Port Hedland, you can also enjoy a splendid view of ships in action. This café offers a comfortable setting to appreciate the maritime activities unfolding in the port.

To delve into the rich history of the port and gain insights into the resource companies utilizing its facilities, embark on the Port Interpretive Walk along the Esplanade. This scenic walk not only offers breathtaking views but also provides valuable information about the port’s past and the significance of the various resource companies contributing to its operations. Immerse yourself in the maritime heritage of Port Hedland through these experiences and witness the thriving industry that underlines its global prominence.