About the area

Area Characteristics

Known locally as Fat Field, Marine Fields Estate features the historical limestone Hammersley homestead and orchard which was once an important stop along the Great Northern stock route from Perth. Fat Field was formerly well known for the fattening of cattle.

The sunny mild climate with temperatures ranging between 20-30 degrees celsius provides desirable beach weather for the months October through to May.


Cervantes is home to the famous Pinnacles Desert – Nambung National Park, situated approximately 15 kilometres south east of Cervantes. The remarkable Pinnacles are one of WA's favourite and most unique attractions.

The drive through Nambung National Park on the way to the Pinnacles allows visitors the fantastic opportunity to see kangaroos and emus in their natural environment, along with a diverse array of wildflowers, when in season.

The Cervantes area also features some of the spectacular pristine beaches of the Turquoise Coast. From this wonderful coastline, the town of Cervantes thrives on the multi-million dollar rock lobster industry. Visitors can enjoy the incredible marine life found in the waters off the coast and have the opportunity to interact with sea lions. Visit the stromatolites in Lake Thetis, play a game of golf, enjoy swimming, snorkelling, fishing and exploring the offshore reefs and islands in the area.

Other attractions available for your enjoyment include diving, exploring the national parks, camping, scuba-diving, lazing on the beach, deep sea fishing, bushwalking, jet boating, kite surfing and sailing.

Nearest Towns

  • Cervantes is approximately 14 kilometres to the South.
  • Jurien Bay is approximately 12.5 kilometres to the North.