Welcome to Shark Bay Coastal Tours.
We are a locally owned and operated tour company specialising in high quality 4WD wildlife adventure tours. We can show you where the turquoise waters, white sandy beaches and the rusty red desert come together to form one of the most breathtaking landscapes on the planet. We focus on a personal service, specialising in small group bookings (maximum of 6) focused on the customer and their experience.
We are a conservation conscious business located on the pristine shores of Shark Bay, in Western Australia. Our mission is to protect and conserve the local marine and terrestrial environment and inspire our visitors to appreciate the wildlife calling this place home.
Whilst taking in the magnificent views on tour with your guide Garth, enjoy spotting the spectacular wildlife and exploring the 4WD tracks Shark Bay World Heritage Area has to offer. Whether your passion is Australia’s unique wildlife, geology, bird watching or taking in the beautiful scenery, you can rest assured that Shark Bay Coastal Tours will deliver a unique experience unlike any other.
Through disseminating current scientific information from local, national and international researchers throughout our tours and conveying conservation messages on sustainability and balance in an educational and fun manner we aim to achieve our mission. So relax, sit back and let Shark Bay Coastal Tours take you on a memorable and magnificent 4WD Nature Safari.
At Shark Bay Coastal Tours your safety is at the forefront of our operation, all guides have up to date First Aid training and we carry safety equipment on board the tour vehicle at all times. These items include a comprehensive First Aid kit, Satellite Phone, Fire Extinguisher, Recovery Gear, Tools and extra water. We are fully licensed, insured and accredited with the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program through the Tourism Council of Western Australia. You can Trust the Tick!
This is the best way to immerse yourself in the wilderness of Francois Peron National Park. We will take the time for you to truly experience the wildlife and landscapes on offer and ensure you enjoy this 4X4 driving adventure in comfort and style.
Garth is an excellent wildlife spotter and knows the best times and places to find the huge array of wildlife that inhabit this unique environment. He will take you to the best locations to look for local marine life and is always excited to give you commentary on the different species and behaviours you may encounter, for example, the hydro planing dolphins of Cape Peron, their unique behaviour and names given to them to identify each individual. You may even be lucky enough to see animals such as big tiger sharks, hammerheads and or lemon sharks, turtles, rays, dugongs, whales and sea snakes just to name a few.
You will also learn about the local flora, bush tucker and how it supports so much life.
If its land animals that you’re after, then listen out for directions on where to look, Garth has a keen eye to spot the tiny lizards like the prehistoric thorny devil or the well camouflaged snakes, echidnas, kangaroos and emus that live in the bush. He is always paying close attention to what may be soaring up in the skies or fluttering in the bushes, such as fairy wrens, white belly and wedge tail eagles. There is always so much to see!
Having worked in conservation, Garth is very knowledgeable about the local flora and fauna management and protection, you will learn about the local research and conservation efforts going on in the area to ensure the landscape and wildlife is preserved and protected for future generations. He is also well versed in the amazing history of Shark Bay and the many different cultures, industries and characters that have helped to shape this land.
You’ll enjoy home style food prepared freshly for you each day at one of the many beautiful beaches along the coastline and are welcome to take a refreshing dip.
Enjoy coastal strolls to secluded beaches, track wildlife and spot some marine life from the famous look out at Skip Jack Point.
All tours end with a stop at Peron Heritage Precinct where you can check out the artesian bore hot tub and old shearing sheds before you are dropped back to your accommodation.
- Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Denham, WA
- Product code: FPNPFD
Full Day 08.30 – 16.30
Adults $ 195.00
Children $ 150.00
(16 and under)
Family Special $600 for 2 Adults & 2 Children
Our half day tour allows those with limited time the opportunity to experience some of the most beautiful views in the Bay on a shorter 4WD off road safari.
You’ll get to discover first-hand the reasons Shark Bay has its world heritage status and all in a comfortable 4X4 driving experience. During 4WD adventure you’ll head to Skip Jack point, a fantastic lookout where you may be able to spot the famous dugongs as well as the many rays, sharks and turtles that call this bay home. We will visit some fantastic beaches and coastline along the way and have the chance to look at some of the flora up close as we head along the tracks and birridas to the north of the park.
Garth will always take the time to stop and show you any interesting things he may see along the track and you’ll be able to experience first-hand some of the wonders of the park. Learn about the native flora and fauna and the efforts to protect and understand it, the colourful history, characters and the cultures that help to shape this unique land.
All tours end with a stop at Peron Heritage Precinct to check out the artesian bore and old shearing sheds before you are dropped off back at your accommodation.
This tour is perfect for people who would prefer a shorter visit into the wilderness of Shark Bay due to time, other commitments or ability levels.
- Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Denham, WA
- Product code: FPNPHD
Half Day 08.30 – 13.00
Adults $ 150.00
Children $ 110.00
(16 and under)
Family Special $480 for 2 Adults & 2 Children
Shark Bay has the longest wildflower season in Western Australia, with over 700 species of flowering plants from May to October. Of these, more than150 species are of special scientific interest and several are exclusive to the Shark Bay World Heritage Area.
Come with us on an adventure to seek out these beautiful native flowers in full bloom. This experience offers you the opportunity to take amazing photographs and enjoy the Shark Bay wildflower season. With a fun and knowledgeable guide, you will also be treated to morning tea at the Hamelin Pool Tea Room and have the chance to visit places off the beaten track.
Tour departs Denham at 08:00am and returns at approximately 1:00pm. Includes National Park entry fees and morning tea.
Child (U16): $125.00
Family (2Ad, 2 Ch): $520.00
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