This adventures explores the islands natural history, unique flora & fauna and breathtaking landscapes. The wildflowers will be on show, humpback whales jumping and fish biting!
Sunday 6th August
Our tour begins at Hamelin Outback Station Stay with an afternoon tea and tour briefing before settling down for sunset drinks and a BBQ dinner. (Included in package: Camping site, afternoon tea, sunset drinks (wine & beer) and BBQ dinner.
Monday 7th August
Surf & Turf BBQ Dinner with Shark Bay Whiting
The day begins with a hot cuppa and a group photo before setting off to meet the Dirk Hartog Barge at Shelter Bay, Steep Point. The barge transfers take approximately 15 mins per vehicle and once on the island, its approx. a 40 minute drive to the Homestead Camp Grounds. The Campgrounds have hot water showers, toilets and a rustic limestone camp kitchen with a fire pit. Everyone gets ocean view sites with an ever changing array of marine life cruising past. Meet @ 3pm @ Eco Lodge for freshly baked scone’s, jam and cream. Then a guided tour of the facilities and Old Shearing Shed. Surf & Turf BBQ dinner @ Lodge | 6.30pm.
Tuesday 8th August
Fresh Shark Bay Pink Snapper Thai Fish Curry
It’s a big day driving to Cape Inscription and checking out the Return to 1616 project. Visit Dampier’s Landing, Turtle Bay and Mystery Beach. Return to Homestead Camp grounds for sunset drinks and dinner at the Eco Lodge.
Wednesday 9th August
Shark Bay Seafood Paella
Spend the day walking the beach or checking out the wildflowers. Watch the whales cruise past or head off in your 4WD for one last adventure. A seafood paella served in the old Woolshed.
Thursday 10th August
On Dirk’s Dinner Plate | Long Table Lunch
A morning guided tag a long tour to visit the Blow Holes and Surf Point marine sanctuary before returning to the Homestead Camp to join the ‘On Dirk’s Dinner Plate – Long Table Lunch’ at the Eco Lodge.
Friday 11th August
Brews & Stews @ Herald Heights
A free morning before taking a guided tag a long tour to Herald Heights. It’s a 40 min drive taking in huge sand hills and amazing landscapes. The Last Sunset: Sunset dinks & nibbles is served on top of 600ft high cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean. Western Australian Brew’s and Stew’s dinner at Herald Heights before returning to the Homestead Camp Grounds.
Saturday 12th August
Back to Australia on the Barge
A busy morning packing up before departing the island via the Hartog Explorer. You will be escorted back to Hamelin Outback Station Stay. Arriving mid afternoon.