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Monkey Mia

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1 Monkey Mia Road, Shark Bay area | Gascoyne Region, Western Australia 6537, Australia
+61 8 9948 1366
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3-Day Monkey Mia Dolphins, Pinnacles Desert and Kalbarri National Park Tour...
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Monkey Mia is one of Western Australia's icon tourism experiences attracting around 100,000 visitors a year. Monkey Mia is one of the few locations in Australia to see wild dolphins, get close to them and have an opportunity to feed one. In addition, visitors can learn a lot about these endearing creatures at the Monkey Mia Visitor Centre, which provides information about the dolphins and other features of the surrounding Shark Bay Marine Park in the interpretation display or movie playing in the air-conditioned theatrette. Visitors are also able to buy unique gifts and souvenirs or book a boat charter in the Shark Bay Marine Park, enabling them to see not only dolphins but also dugongs, manta rays, turtles and other marine species. Similarly, local indigenous guides offer cultural tours of the reserve. Visitors can also walk the Wulyibidi Yaninyina walk trail to further explore the area.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“dolphin feeding” (20 reviews)
“shark bay” (26 reviews)
“wild animals” (7 reviews)
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1 Monkey Mia Road, Shark Bay area | Gascoyne Region, Western Australia 6537, Australia
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+61 8 9948 1366
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is paradise, just saying🐬 It’s a must:-)we saw dugong, feed the dolphins, emus and the trip with the WHITE, not the blue one, was really good.

Thank AnnaHjert
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

One of the highlights of our road trip! Room with sea view was quiet and had an exceptional sea view! Dinner was good, curry and snapper for my wife and service was lovely! Well done to all who made our stay great! Tip, if you...More

Thank Martin13Wokingham
Reviewed 17 October 2017

With great anticipation we decided to take the 250km return trip detour to see the world famous Monkey Mia dolphin interaction. 100 or so people line up at the waters edge at 7.45am listening to (in our case) Mary who is wearing a microphone extol...More

1  Thank JohndeVere
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We travelled early morning to see the dolphins, along with plenty of others. It is wonderful that the feeding of these beautiful creatures is now very restricted but I think that the advertising is a bit misleading for those who expected to have unlimited access...More

Thank AussieTraveller3204
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Really, ....... in the age that we do not feed wild animals I find it very courageous that PARKS still hand feed the Dolphins for tourists. Therefore it is very limiting as to what the general punter can be involved in other than watch. Under...More

Thank belladean83
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Our first shock at Monkey Mia was the charge to park in the public car park outside the establishment. We were then set back when a further charge per person was asked for if we wanted to join the feed the Dolphins group. At that...More

4  Thank Dianne M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Everyone rages about the dolphins at Monkey Mia hence one has to check it out. Big mistake. For a start you have to do a 300 km round trip from main highway. The show starts early, the crowd is 150 metres long along the waters...More

3  Thank Ray H
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

i came here about 10 years ago and u would stand in the water whilst the dolphins were being fed. now there is a jetty where u are told where to stand at each interaction and in fact cant even b on the beach wen...More

2  Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We went here on two days whilst staying in Denham, both times we saw plenty of these beautiful dolphins, one with a calf of about 3-4 weeks old. On our second visit I was one chosen to feed a fish to a dolphin which made...More

Thank Steph0549
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Could only go for a day as accomodation was full including camp sites. Got some good dolphin photos and underwater go pro shots as they played close to beach. We had lunch at the resort which was nice and reasonable value however found the general...More

Thank Alan N
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Response from SChew85 | Reviewed this property |
In Perth city, there is public bus service and train service (google transperth) to travel nearby area. But if you plan to visit pinnacle dessert or Busselton plus you have 4/5 days spend in Perth, it's best for you to rent... More
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