I have never sailed Gnaraloo, but I know lots of people that have. I have however flown over it on the way to Coral Bay. It is an isolated cattle station, and a mega wave and wave sailing spot.

The Gnaraloo wind season is earlier than that for Geraldton or Lancelin, usually starting in October. Probably the best months would be October and November.

The current forecast for the Gnaraloo area is here.

This map shows the position of Gnaraloo on the coast. It is about 160km north of Carnarvon, which is about 1000km north of Perth. Carnarvon is a place worth going to in it's own right, but arguably not a wave sailing spot. This map shows the layout of the station area including the sailing spots. For the visitor and sailboarding tourist, it would be a great trip, up through Lancelin, Geraldton, Kalbarri, Monkey Mia (a bit off course, but a must), Carnarvon and finally to Gnaraloo. These are all places that are interesting to see, and most are Meccas for sailing.

The station has its own comprehensive web page. It seems to be being run as a environmental experiance as well as catering for surfers and windsurfers. The page shows lots about the station and the ambitions for the owners to make it a great holiday destination, without destroying the outback experience.

Links to other pages about Gnaraloo sailing.

Previous   Home   Next
Jurien Accommodation