Shark bay is a world heritage site in the gascoyne region of western australia with fossilized stromatolites being found dating from 35 billion years ago at. Rated as the best accommodation in the shark bay-denham-monkey mia area a marine wildlife cruise, a visit to our famous black pearl farm, go snorkeling,.
Spindrift (aerial dance & projection art) date: friday 4 may 2018 location: denham foreshore/outside shark bay discovery centre time: 600pm cost: free.
The average number of visitors to the shark bay area has decreased from an with principal target species being black snapper (blue-lined or grass emperor),. This september, visit shark bay and the town of denham to celebrate french explorers landing in the area 200 years ago.
Shark bay was first settled by europeans in the 1850s and was important for industries such as guano mining, pearling and pastoralism guano mining.
The shire of shark bay is made up of two peninsulas on the western most point of australia, 1500 km of coastline, together with some 25,000 square kilometres.