Getting There

How to get to Dirk Hartog Island

Guests can access the island by either barge, charter boat or light aircraft.

Travel Time

Geraldton to Steep Point (Island Barge): approx 5hrs 30mins

Access via Steep Point
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The Island Barge, “Hartog Explorer”
A landing barge is available to transfer 4WD vehicles from Steep Point to Dirk Hartog Island. The landing barge carries one vehicle and a trailer at a time and takes approximately 15 minutes to cross the waters of South Passage. Bookings are essential.

The barge operates 364 day’s a year ‘on demand’ from Blackie’s Beach, Steep Point. (Operates: 7.30am – 10:00am with prior bookings)

MAP – HOW TO GET TO STEEP POINT BARGE

BARGE INFORMATION
Access via Denham
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By Boat
Return boat transfers from Denham to Dirk Hartog Island are arranged upon booking. Travel time is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes aboard the Naiad. Guests are required to be at the Denham jetty at 1.30 pm ready for a 2.00 pm departure.

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By Air – Your Plane or Charter Flight
A light aircraft can be arranged to transfer passengers direct from Monkey Mia Airport to Dirk Hartog Island airstrip. Flight time is approximately 15 minutes. The aircraft can seat up to 6 passengers with limited luggage.