Seeking a slice of island life? When in Exmouth, why not add a trip to Thevenard Island to experience life on and around the Mackerel Islands.
Mackerel Islands and Karijini National Park
If you’re looking to enhance your Ningaloo trip, consider adding the nearby Mackerel Islands and Karijini National Park to your itinerary. Both locations can be accessed via Exmouth. The Islands offer a different underwater experience to the Ningaloo Reef, whilst Karijini offers spectacular gorge landscapes. The best time to visit both locations is March to October, however, the quieter months provide some amazing nature experiences, especially turtle hatchlings at the Mackerels.
Islands stay and Eco trails
The Mackerel Islands comprise of 10 island atolls, two of which have accommodation - Thevenard and Direction Islands. The Thevenard Eco Walk Trail is an adventurous trek circling the islands’ circumference with
twelve stops of interest, allowing hikers to absorb its inherent beauty. The walk takes about 3.5 hours and a level of fitness is recommended.