Cervantes and the surrounding region is home to wildflowers year round however a spectacular display of wildflowers blooms between July and October.
Vast carpets of Everlastings wildflowers draw nature and photography enthusiasts from across the globe. Some endemic wildflower species are found nowhere else on Earth including rare, delicate flowers such as Orchids.
Discover wildflowers in national parks and bushland, along the coast line and even on the road side. Designated ‘Wildflower Trails’ have been developed in the region to ensure visitors have access to the best the Turquoise Coast and Coral Coast has to offer.
The Everlastings Wildflower Trail
This 3 day Wildflower Trail runs between Cervantes, Jurien Bay, Dongara, Port Denison and Geraldton. The highlights of this trail include Kangaroo Paws at Badgingarra National Park, Orchids in Lesueur National Park, Wreath Flowers around Mullewa and fields of colourful Everlastings around the Coalseam Conservation Park.
Other wildflowers spotted may include Smoke Bush, Purple Star Flower, Yellow Buttercups, Banksias, Black, Red and Green Kangaroo Paws, One-sided Bottlebrush, Melaleucas and Feather Flowers in a rainbow of colours.
Wildflower Trails north of Cervantes include the North West Wildflower Trail and the Cape Range Trail.
For more information, itineraries and maps, view ‘Wildflowers’ and ‘Wildflower Trails’ information on pages 9 and 10 of the Australia’s Coral Coast Holiday Planner.