Immerse yourself in the Australian outback
Exploring the vast redness of the Pilbara or casting a line into the calmness of the Exmouth Gulf.
The Giralia Ranges consist of the latest Cretaceous (68-66 million years old) Miria Marl in the Southern Carnarvon Basin which is a source of world-class fossil material. It has yielded the world’s richest ammonite (an extinct group of cephalopods) assemblage of this age.
Please note that access to Fossil Fields and beach is for Giralia guests only.
Experience the real Australian outback and immerse yourself into the flora and fauna by exploring our bush trails. Head down to Garden Well to say hello to the release kangaroos, you might spot an Emu or Bungarra along the way.
Leaving the homestead follow the 32km dirt road to the Bay. Such access to our coastline is for guests camping at the homestead or the bay. The road provides 4DW easy access. Try your hand at catching spotted cod, brim, mangrove jack, prink snapper, flathead, golden travelly, giant travelly and more. Or grab a hook and go down on low tide and for mud crabbing.
Wander Giralia's History
Check out some Australiana at the check in area, see how the jackaroo's lived in the original nissan hut and wander the old blacksmith workshop. The history of Giralia dates back to the late 1800's.
Home to the darkest nights you can experience the southern sky like nowhere, taking in the astonishing Milky Way whilst sitting outside your van, camping in your swag or simply from the campfire.
Bring some marshmallow for around the campfire
Join the communal camp fire or have your own. Who doesnt love a toasted marshmallow?
Bird Watching in the Outback
Within the mangrove forest at Giralia Bay is the southern limit for Mangrove Golden Whistler and Mangrove Robin. Additionally Giralia Bay, although not on the Peninsula is very important for its seaward zone of thick-trunked tall trees changing to low forest then stunted thickets. Collared King sher has been recorded here and it includes a 2020 Shorebird Survey Site. Check our bird list in the office for recorded sightings.
Picnic at the sand dune while the sun sets
Take a drink and wander up Sunset Strip or the Big Dune trail towards the sand hill. Stay for the sunset from a view unlike anything else...