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Visit the Shark Bay World Heritage area and see the Monkey Mia Dolphins, explore the surreal landscapes of the magnificent Zuytdorp Cliffs, Dirk Hartog
Island, Cape Inscription, Peron Peninsula, Peron Homestead, Ocean Park, Shell Beach, Hamelin Pool and Eagle Bluff. There are many activities to supplement
a relaxing time at the Heritage Resort, using our many rooms overlooking the pristine waters of the bay. Waterfront Property with large rooms, king-size
beds, air-conditioning , 8 Foxtel, 2 x 24 HRS movie + 20 channels in total, ensuites, secluded swimming pool, guest laundry, car hire, drive-in bottle shop,
ATM, restaurant, bistro, bar and alfresco dining overlooking the beach. One free bottle of Sparkling wine with a meal when you quote Scoop Traveller.
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DIRK HARTOG ISLAND
Premier Eco-Tourism Resort
The Lodge’s rustic luxury accommodation,
with it’s gourmet meals, fishing charters,
historical walks, snorkeling and relaxing,
offer’s a balance of comfort & adventure,
whilst experiencing a truly unique
wilderness family escape.
TOP CAMPING SPOTS
The scenery, wildlife and opportunities for hiking, fishing, diving and snorkelling
make this coastline popular for campers. Here are a few holiday hotspots.
Steep Point (185km from North West Coastal Highway) | Sheltered bays,
dramatic cliffs and white sandy beaches. Popular for land-based game
fishing, fishing and diving. Launch a small boat, or larger boats steam from
Denham. 4WD access only (lower your tyres to 20 PSI or fines apply), there
are no caravans permitted. A camping permit is required from DEC. No
pets. BYO everything. Pit toilets at campsites.
Tamala Station (80km from North West Coastal Highway, 10-30km to
campsites) | With limestone cliffs and beautiful white-sand beaches,
camping is available at Prickly Point or Boorabuggatta Peninsula. Popular
for fishing, birdwatching and canoeing. Access by 2WD. Booking essential.
Pit toilets. Pets and fires allowed. BYO everything.
Red Bluff (130km north of Carnarvon) | A picturesque rocky site
overlooking a world-class surf break. Popular for surfing, wind-
and kitesurfing, snorkelling, diving, hiking, fishing and relaxing.
No bookings are taken for campsites, but you can book shacks or eco
tents. There is a shop (try the mango smoothies) and day spa in peak
season. Pit toilets. Pets allowed. Accessible by 2WD. BYO everything.
Fires are allowed (BYO wood).
Francois Peron National Park Homestead (4km off the Monkey Mia Road,
42km from Cape Peron) | Amazing viewing platforms for marine life and
stunning desert beaches. Go bushwalking, canoeing, or fishing. Camp at
Big Lagoon, Gregories, South Gregories, Bottle Bay and Herald Bight. Toilets
at the homestead, Big Lagoon and South Gregories. 4WD only. Launch
small boats, larger boats steam from Denham. Try the hot tubs at the
homestead. No bookings taken. No fires or pets. BYO everything.
Gnaraloo (150km north of Carnarvon) | Camp in front of a stunning
turquoise bay or beach. Go surfing, wind- or kitesurfing, snorkelling,
swimming or simply relax. Toilets and hot bore-water showers. Hardcore
fishermen tend to stay at the Shearers Quarters. Cabins on the clifftops are
also available. Accessible by 2WD. There’s a shop and a payphone. Fires,
generators and pets are allowed. BYO everything.
Camping at Big Lagoon in Francois Peron
National Park (Photography Simon McBeth).
Steep Point, Shark Bay
(Photography Marc Russo).
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