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The African Reef

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Front of property
Studio, Ocean View | Terrace/patio
Studio, Balcony, Ocean View | Living room | Flat-screen TV
2 bedrooms, premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Front of property

Overview of The African Reef

The African Reef

3.0 star property
Geraldton beachfront motel with outdoor pool, restaurant

7.2/10 Good

108 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
5 Broadhead Ave, Tarcoola Beach, WA, 6530
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Restaurants
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Business centre
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Barbecue grills
For families
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Tarcoola Beach

Getting around

  • Geraldton, WA (GET) - 12 min drive
  • Walkaway Station - 21 min drive


  • McDonald's - 4 min drive
  • Kebabs Plus - 4 min drive
  • Smokin grill and burger restaurant Geraldton - 4 min drive
  • Tanti's Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • Chicken Treat - 18 min walk

About this property

The African Reef

Enjoy your visit to Geraldton with a stay at The African Reef. Guests can splash around at the outdoor pool or grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences include fridges and microwaves. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and beach.


English, Japanese

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 26 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until midnight
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • BBQs

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Scuba-diving nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • Japanese

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Heating (climate-controlled) and air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately AUD 5.00 per person


<p>This property accepts credit cards.</p>

Also known as

African Reef Motel Tarcoola Beach
African Reef Motel
African Reef Tarcoola Beach
The African Reef Motel
The African Reef Tarcoola Beach
The African Reef Motel Tarcoola Beach

Frequently asked questions

Does The African Reef offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The African Reef does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Is there a pool at The African Reef?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The African Reef?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The African Reef?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The African Reef?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at The African Reef and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as scuba-diving. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the motel's other amenities, which include a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The African Reef?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
Does The African Reef have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a fridge, a microwave and a coffee maker.
What's the area around The African Reef like?
The African Reef is in Tarcoola Beach. Popular attractions include Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, which is 4 minutes away by car. Travellers say that this motel is in a good location.







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Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

Ideal location. Nice stay in Kalbarri.
Darren, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very good
Good unit on the beach side, good view, quiet, clean and tidy rooms, good for family stays
Kade, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Clean modern bright units, and 24 hour laundry access which was much appreciated! Manager very kind and helpful.
Melinda, 2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I just enjoyed my stay staff very friendly felt welcomed
2-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

A few years ago I was taken to the Restaurant for a meal which was great in every way so was disappointed when we found that it was not operating when we stayed recently, on our anniversary.
2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

2/10 Poor

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Disappointed that there was no dinner available at the resort but restaurant nearby was good
1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

2-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review