Dirk Hartog Island, Western Australia

Renowned for its history, natural beauty, spectacular landscapes and fishing,
Dirk Hartog Island is an ‘ark’ for endangered wildlife and a great place for an island adventure.

The most western point of Australia has seen it all, from early explorers to a major sheep station, the island is a melting pot of Australian history.

Come and see this unique World Heritage site and witness firsthand the ‘Return to 1616’ ecological restoration project 
aiming to return the island to how Dirk Hartog discovered it 400 years ago.

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Celebrating 400 Years

2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the first Dutch contact with Western Australia.
On 25 October 1616, Dirk Hartog made landfall with his ship the Eendracht at Dirk Hartog Island in the Shark Bay area.

Join us in the commemorations, celebrations and community activities during this special year.

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Island Accommodation

Embracing the dramatic beauty of the Shark Bay World Heritage Area,
Dirk Hartog Island Eco Lodge is a rustic retreat where guests can escape, discover and explore. 

 The 6 guest rooms and private villa blend simple elegance with luxury and comfort, offering stunning ocean views.
Providing
 a destination in which to relax and reconnect with yourself, family and the natural environment.

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Ocean Villa

Escape the mainland and explore the island while enjoying the comforts of the Dirk Hartog Island Eco Lodge.
This rustic luxury retreat with a castaway atmosphere is located only 30 meters from the ocean with stunning panoramic views of Shark Bay.

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Camping Escapes

Bring your own four wheel drive (BYO 4WD) to take you to places rarely seen, camp on secluded beaches, catch a fish,
or discover the landing site of Captain Dirk Hartog, the first recorded landing of a European in Western Australia.

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4WD Adventures

Bring your own four wheel drive (BYO 4WD) to take you to places rarely seen, camp on secluded beaches, catch a fish, or discover
the landing site of Captain Dirk Hartog, the first recorded landing of a European in Western Australia. October 25, 2016 marks the 400th anniversary.

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Experiences

See all that Dirk Hartog Island has to offer.
Enjoy a fun filled day with an amazing kayaking adventure or jump aboard our charter boat the Naiad for an eco cruise
exploring the magnificent Shark Bay World Heritage Area.

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