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Dirk Hartog Island

Dirk Hartog Island national Park, Shark Bay area | near Denham, Gascoyne Region, Western Australia 6537, Australia
+61 8 9948 2226
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Ocean Park Half day tour is a must

We decided on a 1/2 day tour with Ocean Park tours. It seemed expensive but is was absolutely worth... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
gkab
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Melbourne, Australia
Dirk Hartog Island

Unfortunately this island is out of reach of families as the price for a two hour visit is... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
jenny G
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Perth, Australia
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Dirk Hartog Island National Park, in the Shark Bay World Heritage Area, has immense historical significance and offers great fishing, steep cliffs and secluded beaches. Visitors can bring their own 4WD vehicles or boats to the island to Explore & Discover this hidden treasure.
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“morning tea” (2 reviews)
“homestay” (3 reviews)
“remote” (2 reviews)
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Dirk Hartog Island national Park, Shark Bay area | near Denham, Gascoyne Region, Western Australia 6537, Australia
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We decided on a 1/2 day tour with Ocean Park tours. It seemed expensive but is was absolutely worth it . There was only 6 of us and we went over to the island on a fast boast ( about 45 mins) and saw incredible...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Unfortunately this island is out of reach of families as the price for a two hour visit is extremely high, not the way to have families and people experience WA and encourage tourism.

Thank jenny G
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We spent 3 nights and 4 days on the island and loved it. We camped 2 nights at the Wardles Homestead camping area which had toilets, showers and a camp kitchen, right on the edge of the bay. We travelled around the entire island and...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were lucky enough to join this trip at short notice thanks to the Denham information centre. The scenic cruise in the purpose built boat was relaxing and comfy. Kieran gave us an outstanding commentary as we viewed spectacular cliffs with bird breeding colonies and...More

Thank Jules068
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We just spent 2 amazing weeks camping at Louisa Bay 50m from the water on DHI. Had a camper and small dingy . Fish for dinner every time we went fishing for an hour or so . Lots of fish! This is serious camping and...More

13  Thank Grant P
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Reviewed 6 December 2013

We've been Dirk Hartog regulars for over 10 years (trip # 16 coming up in March 2014). Each visit brings new experiences, from the 4WD and fishing adventures to the relaxed homestead stays you can't beat Dirk Hartog Island. Awesome food and service at the...More

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2  Thank Blake S
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Reviewed 28 November 2013

Fantastic wilderness experience. Excellent seafood and snorkelling. Keiran Wardle, who manages the tourism on the national park with with the Parks Department, was extremely helpful and organised. Some things which would improve the experience further would be a more reasonable charge for the vehicle barge...More

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1  Thank Credill
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Kieran1616, Public Relations Manager at Dirk Hartog Island, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2013

Thanks Credill for taking the time to comment on your Dirk Hartog Island camping experience. Discounts of up to 50% off for return 4WD transfers have now been introduced and are available for review on the Dirk Hartog Island web site. We are also working...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2012

I visited Dirk Hartog with my husband and two friends, in 2x4WDs for 8 nights. It was my first time and my husband's seventh (he has mostly been with his mates on a fishing trip). I don't have enough room to describe the amazing experience...More

7  Thank 2011Marg
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