Shark Bay Marine Park

A natural world heritage area, Shark Bay is home to abundant and diverse marine life that includes dugongs, dolphins, and numerous species of shark, turtles, fish and sting rays. While there we saw a number of these animals, as well as beautiful coastal cliffs and abundant seasonal flowers on the Peron Peninsula. The ancient stromatolites at Hamelin Pool were amazing. We watched dolphin feeding at Monkey Mia, canoed across the Little Lagoon and enjoyed a meal at the most westerly hotel in Australia, Denham’s ‘Old Pub’. Shark Bay and its surrounding land is the traditional home of the Malgana, Nhanda and Inggarda people.

Monkey Mia

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Eagle Bluff with Dugong

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Thong Shack, near Denham

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Little Lagoon

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Stromatolites living at Hamelin Pool

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Loggerhead Turtle

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Shark Bay evening cruise

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