Trails

Station Life Peron Homestead

Bush Walk
600 metres

At the base of Shark Bay’s Peron Peninsula is a scattering of historic sheep station buildings that have stood the test of time in a harsh environment.  This short flat and easy 240metre walk trail shows the visitor, through interpretive signage, what station life was like.

Wanamalu Trail

Bush Walk
3.6 kilometres

Located between Skipjack Point and Cape Peron in Francois Peron National Park this 3.6km return walk offers excellent views of the area’s abundant marine life from the cliff top. Striking red sand cliffs provide great photographic opportunities.

Wulyibidi Yaninyina Trail

Bush Walk
2.7 kilometres

After viewing the dolphins at Monkey Mia, there is no need to leave immediately. This short 2 kilometre loop trail takes you through the dunes and tidal flats which attract and shelter a wide variety of birds.

Boolagoorda Trail

Bush Walk
1.4 kilometres

The Boolagoorda Trail starts and ends at the Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station. It takes the visitor on an easy flat 1.4 kilometre loop walk to a 200 metre boardwalk.  From there you can experience the world’s oldest lifeforms, known as stromatolites, thriving in the shallow seas.

Eagle Bluff Boardwalk

Bush Walk
400 metres

This short 400 metre boardwalk is perched high above the shallow waters of Henri Freycinet Harbour. There are excellent views of two small limestone islands and marine life that frequents the inshore waters. Rays, sharks, schools of fish and even turtles and dugongs can often be seen especially during summer.

Shark Bay World Heritage Drive

Drive (2WD)
160 kilometres

Shark Bay is the most western point of the coast of Australia and is made up of two peninsulas jutting out into the Indian Ocean. The 160 kilometre Shark Bay World Heritage Drive runs between the Overlander Roadhouse on the NW Coastal Hwy to Monkey Mia, where a pod of dolphins have made their home and freely interact with visitors.    

Shark Bay Kayak Trail

Paddle
110 kilometres

A five day sea kayak trail exploring the spectacular coastline of Shark Bay. Great for experienced paddlers, this trail follows the shoreline to explore remote beaches. The clear, shallow waters providing a window into the abundant sea life below.