The Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery and Visitor Centre is part of the Western Australian Visitor Information Network, staffed by friendly knowledgeable locals who are passionate about Shark Bay. Look for the blue and yellow 'i' - it's your pointer to our friendly, helpful, accredited Shark Bay Visitor Information Centres located on the Denham Foreshore.
The Shark Bay Discovery Centre has been designed to showcase the significance and history of the Shark Bay region. The centre’s informative displays; soundscapes, historical and contemporary film footage, interactive multimedia and objects of rare scientific and historical significance take you on the most amazing journey around Shark Bay and across time, in company and conversation with those who have been part of this extraordinary place.
The Discovery Centre displays are positioned so as to represent a map of Shark Bay. It follows the organic flow from south to north, encompassing the three distinct categories: the Living Place, the Mapping Place and the Experiencing Place.
Open seven days a week, 362 days a year (closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Years Day).