Before going Off-Road it's important to read the information brochure about off-roading:
- View the Off-Road Vehicles brochure for information on off-roading.
The City of Karratha and the WA Police take the riding/driving of off road vehicles in non-permitted areas seriously and may seize the vehicle, prosecute or issue infringements.
All off-road vehicles used in areas covered by the Act, other than on private land with consent of the owner, must be registered.
|Drive/ride an off-road vehicle in a non permitted area||$250||$500|
|Any motor vehicle (other than road registered) must be off-road registered||$200|
|Failure to wear protective helmet||$400||$800|
Karratha has two permitted areas. Contact Ranger Services on 9186 8555 for more information.
There are limitations to where road-registered vehicles including four-wheel-drives and road/trail bikes can be taken. Drainage reserves and parks are strictly off-limits. Contact Ranger Services on 9186 8555 for further information.
Report illegal off road vehicle use
Off-road vehicle use is only permitted on private property with consent or in a permitted area within the City of Karratha.
If you see someone in an area not permitted please contact the appropriate authority with as much information as possible, including:
- registration details
- description of the motor bike or vehicle
- day, time and location
For off-road vehicles driven/ridden on the road contact the WA Police on 9143 7200.
For all other areas contact the City of Karratha, Ranger Services on 9186 8555.