Thinking of getting a job in the mines? With so many mining-related jobs in remote areas, fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) work is popular among Australians. Despite being isolating at times, it can be incredibly lucrative and doesn’t require permanent relocation, allowing you to work all over the country. Where to start If you’re interested in FIFO work, […]
If you’re going to a FIFO camp, it’s important to bring everything you need to make your stay enjoyable. Even though you might be flying out regularly, there’s nothing worse than being stuck without things you need for any length of time. Here’s a list of things you need to make sure you pack. Smart […]
If you’re a FIFO worker thinking about coming to Karratha, you’ll inevitably wonder how far it is from Perth and how to get here. Read on to find out everything you need to know about getting to Karratha from Perth, as well as from other capital cities across Australia. How to travel to Karratha Karratha […]
If you’re a FIFO worker looking for accommodation in Karratha, Searipple Village has everything you need. It’s a perfect spot to create a home away from home. Read on to find out more about our facilities and what you can do when you stay with us. Searipple Village Facilities Our facilities include: A choice of […]
If you’re wondering how to improve your mental health at work, you’re certainly not alone. Here are three simple ways you can do it. Don’t take on too much work One sure-fire way to get burned out and stressed is to take on too much work. Don’t set unrealistic goals for yourself, and don’t let […]
Staying fit after you turn 40 is important. Research has shown that maintaining or increasing your fitness level later in life helps to reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease and cancer. How many times a week should I exercise? If you haven’t exercised for a while (or ever), it’s best to easy your way […]
It’s important to eat well to stay healthy. That can be a challenge in today’s fast-paced world, especially if you’re working remotely. But it’s not impossible if you know what foods to eat regularly, and which ones to cut back on or avoid altogether. Here’s our good to what to eat and meal prepping for […]
More and more people these days are monitoring how far they move each day, thanks to wearable devices like Fitbits and Apple Watches. They allow you to do things like count the number of steps that you take each day, and many health and fitness enthusiasts set themselves daily targets. You might be wondering: · […]
Karratha, in the heart of the beautiful and rugged Pilbara, is a premier West Australian holiday destination waiting to be explored. The team at Searipple Village Karratha have got you covered with a selection of some of the best things to do in Karratha during your stay. Read on to discover what to do in Karratha. Karratha […]
If you’re a shift worker or doing FIFO, it’s important to look after your health. Don’t fall into the trap of doing less exercise due to work priorities. Consider the following statistics: shift workers have higher rates of obesity (30%) than the general population (24% of men and 23% of women), shift workers are more […]
March 2016 – Searipple Village recently hosted Matt Bowen (centre of photo), former Kangaroo and Queensland Cowboys Star, together with the West Coast Pirates Futures Rugby League Team during the annual NRL Pilbara Roadshow. The Pilbara Roadshow seeks to develop local Rugby League through the provision of a series of community events that showcase the […]
May 2015 – Our aim is to have Searipple feel like your home in the Pilbara, somewhere that you feel comfortable, secure and can be yourself. To assist in making this occur we’ve employed Brodie. Brodie’s remit is to make you feel at home. Sure he runs gym classes, weekend excursions and social events, but […]
May 2015 – As part of our efforts to make Searipple ‘Your home in the Pilbara’ we now provide a free phone and internet service in our Queen Rooms. Guests can also connect to our free WiFi service at the Dining Complex.
Dec 14 – Searipple Karratha had the pleasure of the West Coast Fever Netball Team staying with us during their Karratha Training Camp from 11-13 December 2014.
Oct 2014 – Searipple Karratha is pleased to announce the appointment of Raik Eilert as Assistant Manager. Raik has extensive hospitality experience both in Australia and overseas, including holding the appointment of Food and Beverage Manager at Bunker Bay Resort.
Sep 2014 – Come and try one of our delicious cooked to order stir fries during our Wok Wednesday Dinner Service.
Jun 2014 Searipple Karratha is pleased to announce the appointment of Sven Hug as Executive Chef. Sven brings with him a wealth of experience. He has previously held appointments in the resources and hospitality sectors including Head Chef at Bunker Bay Resort.
APR 2014 – We are refreshing our TV Line up. The good news is that FOX FOOTY will be available in our Accommodation and Tavern from 10 April 14. We have refreshed the remainder of our line up as well. For more information please see Reception.
Feb 2014 – SmartCamp comes to Searipple. The rollout of the first stage of this innovative asset management system that provides for reduced energy consumption and increased amenity commences this month. Please contact Reception if you have any questions.