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Monkey Mia

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Monkey Mia is one of Western Australia's icon tourism experiences attracting around 100,000 visitors a year. Monkey Mia is one of the few locations in Australia to see wild dolphins, get close to them and have an opportunity to feed one. In...more
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1 Monkey Mia Road, Shark Bay area | Gascoyne Region, Western Australia 6537, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monkey Mia is quite beautiful but unfortunately we didn't realise the best time is to go in the morning to feed the dolphins. If you are like us backpacking then money is really important and we spend it wisely. It cost $22 to enter. When...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank LizandDavTravel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beach & swimming opportunity, good boating trips on offer. Adequate restaurant & bar. Superb views. Good, free dolphin wildlife videos running. Terrible strong winds & too cold to swim, 06/11/18.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The guide was well informed, the viewings were well organised and even the dolphins played their part. The icing on the cake was that my partner was selected to feed a dolphin

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mcduff172017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Camped at Monkey Mia for two nights, this place has been on my bucket list for a long while and it didnt disappoint. All facilities were spotless, staff very helpful. Reasonable price to camp here but beware the resort is within a national park and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anita E
Reviewed 5 November 2018

I have read many negative reviews lately on the Dolphin feeding.. I have been a visitor to Monkey Mia for years never have I once felt the need to stand by the edge and feed a Dolphin ..The busier and the larger The Resort got...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chrissy J J
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

This has been a dream of mine to get up close to the dolphins in the wild and it didn't disappoint. The guides were great, explaining all about the dolphins, their habitat, their feeding habits and much more. I feel it was well worth the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda173clive
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Traveled from Perth for a two night stay in supposedly luxury room over looking the sea Room was substandard in every way, mould on shirting board and in shower, fridge corroded, noisey not worth the money , very expensive rubbish If this is luxury I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DayTrip789093
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Be aware that you're supposed to pay the entry fee just to enter the car park. We visited around 4pm, all the dolphin feeding etc was obviously over which was fine but then why make people continue to pay through the day? It's a cute...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank SashaN1980
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I did a road trip with 2 friends and monkey Mia was a stop over. We stayed in Denham which is a 30min drive from Monkey Mia which we didn’t mind as the accommodation is a lot cheaper than staying in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Joe E
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Whilst it is not guaranteed that you will see dolphins it is rare for a complete no show. Don't expect lots though as there are only 5 females in the feeding programme and they don't all necessarily turn up for each session. It's best to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
Full bitumen road, fully suitable for towing caravans and trailers
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