Dirk Hartog Island
STAND 250 - Tourism Pavilion
Dirk Hartog Island, Shark Bay is renowned for its history, natural beauty, spectacular landscapes and endangered wildlife – a great place for an island adventure in Western Australia.View Video Visit Site
Dirk Hartog Island is located about 840km north of Perth and forms part of the western boundary of the Shark Bay World Heritage Area. The island can be accessed by a light aircraft, charter boat or 4WD ferry.
Things to Do
· Visit Cape Inscription – the landing site of Dirk Hartog in 1616
· Explore Dampier’s Landing – the site of the first recorded collection of botanicals in Australia
· Swim at secluded beaches along the east side of the island
· Watch the Last Sunset in Australia at Herald Heights
· Visit the Dirk Hartog Island’s Blowholes
· Snorkel at Surf Point’s Sanctuary
· See Rose’s Pink Salt Lakes
A rustic luxury retreat with 6 guest rooms and en-suites, only 30 metres from the ocean with stunning panoramic views of Shark Bay.
A self-contained villa complete with a fully equipped kitchenette, 3 separate bedrooms, a bathroom, living room space and outdoor decking area. Accommodates up to 7 people.
Homestead Camping Grounds
Located on the east coast of Dirk Hartog Island in Homestead Bay, the camping ground facilities include tables and chairs, fresh drinking water, hot water showers and flushing toilets.
National Park Camping
Bring your own four-wheel drive and camp on some of the most remote and exclusive island beaches you will find in the world.
Ocean Park Aquarium operates half and full day tours to the island, departing from Denham.