5 - Shark Bay
down the Gascoyne Coast brings you to Shark Bay classified as World
Region. Its major town is Denham but most people will consider Monkey Mia
the main attraction for its dolphins. They visit the beach on a regular
basis to feed.
main reason for the regions classification were the Stromatolites at
Pool. Stromatolites are the oldest and largest living fossils in the world.
pass Hamelin Pool when driving towards Denham. Shell Beach, adjacent to
is another attraction of the area. The beach has a length of about 100
Kms and the shell
as deep as 10 meters. A restaurant located in Denham has been built of
follow the Shark Bay Heritage Trail and you will see all major highlights
of the region.
Bay is as well a 4 WD paradise with Francois Peron National Park and
Point on Edel Land being the favourite ones.
native animals have found a protected place in what used to be a sheep
homestead can be reached by 2 WD vehicles and you are able to try out two
bore tanks with temperatures up to 43 degrees celsius.
Ntl Park offers a wilderness experience with a scenic coastline and arid
reach the western most point of mainland Australia, you have to follow
Loop road on Edel Land and turn off to Steep Point, which once again
spectacular coastal scenery like the Zuytdorp Cliffs which rise up to
meters above sea level.
Broome and 80Mile Beach
Chichester and Cape Range Shark
and Nambung Perth
and York Wave
Rock and Goldfields Esperance
South Coast and Southwest Corner
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