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Review of Mackerel Islands

Mackerel Islands
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Mackerel Islands are surrounded by the world's most spectacular amusement park: the Indian Ocean. 22 kilometres off the coast of Onslow, Western Australia, the waters here are teeming with a carnival of marine life. A mask and snorkel gives kids unlimited entry to admire the action. For a front row seat, try diving through the riotous colour of the coral gardens. Prefer games of skill? Test your strength above water as you try and haul in a Red Emperor or Spanish Mackerel. We're in the Pilbara's fishiest waters so no one goes home empty handed. On land, the show continues with turtle hatchings and amazing wildlife. The landscape offers a classical north-western Australian experience, abound with vegetation typical of the region. The calm, relaxed nature of the islands provides an ideal escape for singles, couples, families and groups. One has only to step foot onto the islands to experience simultaneous disconnect and reconnect - disconnect from life's bustle and reconnect with those who matter the most.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Staff were outstanding, Rooms were nice and clean, friendly and relaxing over the island even if the weather blew up so fishing was a bit hard to do, have been a local to Onslow for the last 2 years and have never been over to the Island, now our fishing adventures will be a lot shorter, recommend for both locals and anyone coming to or stopping in Onslow, Would Highly recommend Peter/Jade/Karly/Franky/Ark and Simmo, Even arrived over the Island and someone was waiting there ready to take excess luggage. 5 Star for service. We'll be back!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Shaygaz M
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

One of the best fishing trips ever. We were luck with great weather and the water was crystal clear.
An amazing place. We didn't want to go home.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank tpetrickovic
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Marketing M, Marketing at Mackerel Islands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

Hi tpetrickovic,

Glad you had an awesome trip! Thanks for taking the time to post such a great review. Look forward to seeing you again one day.

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