Monkey Mia (Shark Bay)

Just sublime

Breathtaking scenery, pristine white shell beaches, and crystal clear waters complete with wild dolphins; it’s no wonder Shark Bark has World Heritage status. This is the ultimate relaxation escape you'll never want to leave.

Escape the winter chills in Shark Bay

Sunshine almost every day of the year, could it be true? Yes it’s true. With little rainfall and mild temperatures all year round, Shark Bay is a destination you can enjoy anytime. Locals suggest the weather is at its best from June to October when the winds are a little lighter. Summer months can get pretty hot and the southerly winds can really mess up your hairdo, although Monkey Mia does offer some protection.

Shark Bay is known for its spectacular landscapes including breathtaking wildflower displays. Although you can see these natural blooms throughout the year, it is from July to September when the inland areas are blanketed with a vivid array of wildflowers, putting on a remarkable show.

Top 5 Things to Do in Monkey Mia

1. Feed the local dolphins at Monkey Mia Reserve
2. Volunteer at Project Eden, a dolphin conservation program, to get up close with the marine creatures
3. Visit the relaxed ramshackle town of Denham on your way to Monkey Mia
4. Jump on a spectacular dugong tour - you're bound to see a few manta rays and sea turtles along the way too!
5. Give your feet a good exfoliation with a walk along Shell beach to the natural lagoon

Top 5 Attractions of Shark Bay

1. Hamelin Pool Stromatolites, home to some of the oldest living ‘fossils’ in the world
2. The most westerly point of Australia, Steep Point
3. Francois Peron National Park where the red dunes meet the turquoise waters
4. The historic site of Dirk Hartog Island and its secluded beaches
5. Shark Bay Marine Park, home to some of Australia’s rare species

2 self rated
Hamelin Pool Road, Hamelin Pool Denham 6532 Australia
Located opposite the Hamelin Pool Stromatolites, Hamelin Pool Caravan Park features an outdoor pool, BBQ facilities and an onsite restaurant. The property offers both dormitory-style and private rooms...more
0 star
6, Oxenham Chase Denham 6537 Australia
Admire outstanding views of the Shark Bay Marine Park from the terrace, when you stay at On the Deck @ Shark Bay. Guests can enjoy a soak in the hot tub or dine alfresco on the terrace complete with a...more
3.5 self rated
Monkey Mia Road Monkey Mia 6537 Australia
With a stay at Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort in Monkey Mia, you'll be on the beach and minutes from Monkey Mia Beach. This beach resort is within the region of Francois Peron National Park.Rooms Make your...more

  • Rated 4 out of 5 by 860
3 self rated
1 Monkey Mia Road, Shark Bay Monkey Mia 6537 Australia
Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort offers beach-front accommodation in Shark Bay World Heritage Area, Australia’s largest bay. Facilities include a swimming pool, hot tub, bar and a choice of restaurants.All...more
3 self rated
Corner Knight Terrace and Denham-Hamelin Road Denham 6537 Australia
Monkey Mia Wildsights Beach House is a 15-minute drive from Monkey Mia and a 5-minute drive from Shark Bay Airport. This beachfront accommodation features breathtaking sea views, free parking on site...more
4 star
73-75 Knight Terrace Denham 6537 Australia
Located opposite Shark Bay Beach, Heritage Resort Shark Bay boasts an outdoor pool, a restaurant and a sunny terrace. It offers air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen TV and satellite channels.Sha...more

  • Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 123
3 star
117 Knight Terrace Denham 6537 Australia
Located next to Shark Bay Beach, Oceanside Villas offer self-contained accommodation with a private balcony. The property features an outdoor pool, barbecue facilities and a games room with table tenn...more
3 star
91 Knight Terrace Denham 6537 Australia
With stunning ocean views from your private room, Tradewinds Seafront Apartments is located directly opposite Denham beach. Guest can enjoy free Wi-Fi, free BBQ facilities and free parking.All air-c...more

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