2017 Gascoyne Food Festival

The Gascoyne is set to welcome back Western Australia’s top chefs in August for its much anticipated annual food festival. Events will be held across the region including Dirk Hartog Island, Exmouth, Mount Augustus and Carnarvon, showcasing amazing meat, seafood, fresh fruit and vegetables and indigenous ingredients.

Visitors can take advantage of a range of opportunities to join in the festival from the 6th to the 19th August. Events include family-friendly alfresco dining with live entertainment at the BBQ on the Beach in Carnarvon, fine-dining at the Long Table Lunch at the stunning Bentwaters Plantation and the free food sampling at the Gascoyne Growers Markets.

This year the festival also includes some very special satellite events. Surf & Turf on Sunrise Beach in Exmouth hosted by the Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort will be prepared by local favourites’ Chefs’ Peter Manifis and Melissa Palinkas. The incredible Gourmet Island Escape on Dirk Hartog Island with renowned Chef Russell Blaikie runs from the 6-12th August and Australia’s Biggest BBQ under Australia’s Biggest Rock at Mount Augustus on the 19th August with Chef Stuart Laws.

Tickets are available from the Carnarvon Visitors Centre.

Carnarvon Weather

Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 0%
High 30° / Low 22°
Clear and windy. Low 22C.
Tomorrow 0%
High 33° / Low 20°
Sunny. High 34C. ESE winds shifting to SW at 25 to 40 km/h. Winds could occasionally gust over 65 km/h.