Geraldton is the windsurfing destination of Australia due to its consistent summer breeze. Together with classic surfing, horseback riding, kite surfing, the town attracts visitors after the rush of the rolling curl of Geraldton. The substantial town supports a lobster industry as well as being the regional agricultural service town for inland wheat belt. Being a mix of service towns, a seaside destination combined with a historic precinct Geraldton is a hub for Coral Coast holidays. The HMAS Sydney II Memorial, Saint Francis Xavier Cathedral, Victoria District Hospital and Old Geraldton Goal Craft Centre, Birdwood House Military Museum and the Point Moore Lighthouse narrate their stories. The Museum of Geraldton has a substantial collection of artefacts and documents relating to Houtman Abrolhos Island. The Geraldton Visitor Centre is located in the Original Railway Station on Marine Terrace. The Visitor Centre has a gift shop with the requisite tea towels emblazoned with the town’s name, local artisan products, maps and the visitor focused items we invariably fill our suitcases with.