Things to Do
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Bush and Beach Walking - Pristine beaches ideal for swimming. Wildfowers in Spring. Walk Trail Map available at CALM office, Knight Terrace.
Cycling - An active way to see Denham. Ride along the beachfront to Little Lagoon or Ocean Park.
Bird Watching on Peron Peninsula. Upwards of 230 bird species are found in Shark Bay.
4WD in Francois Peron National Park and see Herald Bight, Skipjack Point Lookout, Bottle Bay, Gregories, Cattle Well, Cape Peron and Big Lagoon. Visit Steep Point - the most westerly location of Australias mainland. Car and 4WD hire available at Denham & Monkey Mia.
Take in the perspective of 2.2 million hectares of World Heritage Area from the air. Spectacular bays, islands and inlets with their myriad of marine life bordered by white shell beaches, crimson landscapes and torquoise waters. Simply stunning.
Beautifully maintained camping sites with chemical toilets and free gas barbeques are established throughout Shark Bay. Minimal fees apply for National Park entry or to private station properties. Call the Visitor Centre for details and directions.
Go Fishing and catch squid on the town jetty or beachfront. Fishing Charters and Boat Hire available.
Explore Bar Flats, Heirisson and Bellefin shoals or head towards Dirk Hartog Island, Turtle Bay and Cape Inscription.
Sailing, Wind Surfing, Kite Boarding, snorkeling, swimming and fishing are popular activities
Tour Ocean Park Natural Marine Exhibition
Explore Nanga Bay, Eagle Bluff, Fowlers Camp, Whalebone, Goulet Bluff and the historic Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station. Observation boardwalk for viewing of Stromatolites - considered living fossils and part of the Earth’s evolutionary history.
Other Activities and Things to do in Denham...
Visit Pioneer Park, Wind Turbines or Fish Factory.
Childrens Playground at Denham Foreshore and Skate Park at the town oval, Francis Street.
Peron Homestead & Hot Tubs - Relax and Unwind in the twilight hours.
Vast array of family activities including yacht cruises, fishing charters, scenic flights, camel rides, mini golf, snorkelling tours, pearl farm and ocean park visits and outback 4wd tours. Bush walks, aboriginal heritage trails, natural artesian spa, camping, fishing or just taking in the beauty of this unique world heritage area.