The 4WD Barge 'Hartog Explorer' operates 7 days a week ex Barge Landing Beach, Steep Point. The barge is a purpose built landing craft designed to carry a 4WD vehicle and off road camper trailer with passengers to Dirk Hartog Island. Bookings are essential and must be made 48 hours prior to arrival. Maximum combined length of 4WD & Trailer is 10.6m.
Note: The Department of Parks and Wildlife limit the number of 4WD vehicles allowed camping in the Dirk Hartog Island National Park to 20 at any one time.
Barge Transfer Days | 2020/21 Update
From September 2020, our 4WD Pricing structure will be changed to only offer discounted seasonal rates 4 days per week.
Wednesday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday
You can still book a 4WD ferry transfer on Mon, Tues & Thurs however these transfer days will be charged at our standard rate only.
Standard Rates: Return Transfers | Per 4WD: $680 | Per Adult: $35 | Per Child: $22 | Per Camper Trailer: $120
Group Bookings (min 4 vehicles required)
The barge is available for group bookings with seasonal discounts on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday.
LIGHT TRUCKS & MOTORHOMES
All light trucks & motorhome vehicles must book via email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide Length, Height, Width and Weight (kg). Make, Model and a profile image of the vehicle.
For a detailed outline of how to drive to the pickup point at Steep Point click here.
Instructions on how to drive safely onto the 4WD barge, click here.