Links to tour operators and “things to do”
The following links will take you to a few third party websites which offer services bound to enhance your holiday experience whilst you’re visiting the Shark Bay region’s tourist attractions.
SHARK BAY DISCOVERY CENTRE
Celebrating Shark Bay’s bio-diversity of eco-systems and explores the area’s World Heritage listing, natural landscape, bays, islands, lagoons, marine and terrestrial landforms and animals. Shark Bay is one of only 16 sites worldwide that satisfy all four criteria for World Heritage listing, boasts 10% of the world dugong population, and is home to dolphins, whales, manta rays, turtles, sharks, fish species and rare marsupials.
MONKEY MIA WILDSIGHTS
The Shotover is a modern sailing catamaran which operates multiple dolphin and dugong cruises daily from Monkey Mia. All of the crew have extensive knowledge of the Shark Bay area and its marine life. They can identify most of the dolphins you will meet. They know where the turtles hang out and find them on almost every cruise.
Take their 4WD tour of the Francois Peron National Park. You can discover the secrets of this unique wilderness by taking a 4WD experience with a local guide in a luxurious, air-conditioned, four wheel drive vehicle. This is a fascinating trip in to the outback, down wild tracks, to areas known only by locals. Traverse rolling red sand dunes, dense acacia shrublands, spectacular bluffs and deserted beaches, right where the Outback Australia meets the coast.
Ask about offers when booking 4WD tours and cruises together.
Visit Ocean Park to explore the Oceanarium, watch the shark feeding and see many other onsite attractions and marine curiosities during your guided tour of the facility. Ocean Park is an excellent and affordable way to see, touch and learn about the wonders of the marine environment.
ABORIGINAL CULTURE TOURS
Wula Guda Nyinda operates a variety of tours designed to explore the cultural ties of the Nhanda and Malgana people to the Shark Bay region. From ‘Red Sand Country’ to ‘White Sand’, each tour is its own unique adventure where no stone is left unturned in exploring the remarkable Gutharraguda, and uncovering the secrets, stories and traditions of their harmonious relationship with the land.
BLUE LAGOON PEARL FARM
The Blue Lagoon Pearl Farm in Red Cliff Bay is the only one of its kind in Western Australia, open to tourists all year round. Just as the dolphins are a rarity, so too is the pearl farm where you can buy Black Lip and Albina pearl shell souvenirs and exquisite pearl jewellery of all colours at affordable prices.
UNREAL FISHING CHARTERS
Make sure your visit to Shark Bay includes an unreal fishing experience. We have the knowledge and we know the spots. Our twin 135 hp Cat is fast, quiet and reliable. We’ll take you to the best spots and have you hauling them in quick smart. That’s our business and we’re very good at it. We’ll send you home with unreal fishing stories.
OLD PEARLER RESTAURANT
Fine dining à la carte waterfront restaurant featuring the superb local seafood. Fresh local produce is our specialty. Winner of “Healthy Choice” award. The old Pearler Restaurant is truly unique. It’s the only restaurant in the world made from Coquina shell! And it is the most photographed building in Shark Bay so don’t miss it! Reservations highly recommended.
SHARK BAY CAR HIRE
Enjoy the freedom and adventure of exploring Denham, Monkey Mia and the National Parks areas in a quality family car, 4WD or motor scooter from Shark Bay Car Hire. Of course we can also give you some invaluable information about the district with advice on how to see our leading tourist attractions.
MAC ATTACK SPORTFISHING SAFARIS
As seen on the “Fishing WA” television series! TV presenter Steve Correia says, “One of the TOP 5 one day charters I’ve been on.” Choose from range of half day and full day fishing adventures. Skilled fishing guide Phil Lake will help you catch trophy size snapper, cod, coral trout, spanish mackerel, mack tuna and other species.
SHARK BAY AIR CHARTER
The only way to understand the geology of this vast area and take in all the beauty it offers is via one of the popular scenic air tours offered by Shark Bay Air Charter. We guarantee that the multi-coloured ocean and incredibly red cliffs will fill you with awe. Worth every penny. Highly skilled commercial pilots and first rate aircraft.
EXPERIENCE THE WONDERS OF SHARK BAY AND MONKEY MIA
Aussie Off Road Tours is an Aboriginal family owned and operated specialist tour company which offers unique culturally inspired 4-wheel drive adventures in the Shark Bay World Heritage Area. Explore amazing remote beaches and visit awe inspiring World Heritage Sites and National Parks.
- See the spectacular limestone cliffs and blowholes at Steep Point
- Visit the stromatolites at Hamelin Bay and hear the history of the Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station Check out the amazing accumulation of bright white shells on Shell Beach
- Spot marine life and hear about traditional hunting methods at Eagle Bluff
- See the spectacular scenery of Peron Peninsula and Francois Peron National Park
MONKEY MIA BOAT HIRE
Monkey Mia Boat hire enjoys a privileged position on the Monkey Mia Beach in the World Heritage Area of Shark Bay. We are the most affordable way for school groups, families and backpackers to enjoy independent exploration of the unique Monkey Mia Reserve. Kayaks, pedal boats and self-drive glass bottom boats can be hired by the hour or by the day to adventure along our spectacular coast. Snorkelling equipment and deckchairs can also be hired to enjoy the beautiful and pristine beach. Telephone 0428 911283 for bookings or come and see us at Monkey Mia Beach.