Monkey Mia is the perfect retreat for anyone who loves seeing some of the earth’s beautiful creatures in the wild. In Western Australia
, Monkey Mia attracts many visitors each year who want to get up close and personal with the friendly dolphins. But there are plenty of other activities on offer too, so grab yourself a deal on one of our Monkey Mia hotels today.
The dolphins have been a major feature of Monkey Mia for more than 50 years. Initially a fishing and pearling area, popularity grew when people learned about the dolphins. Indigenous tribes lived in the area long before the arrival of European migrants and there are numerous attractions dedicated to teaching people more about the Aboriginal heritage.
Things to do
A beautiful place, Monkey Mia offers loads of ways to enjoy nature and the great outdoors. Although the famous bottlenose dolphins are usually the main reason why people choose to visit the town, they’re often pleasantly surprised to find that there are heaps of other things to do and see. Take a boat trip to see other creatures that live in the ocean. Watch dugong, rays, sharks, turtles and other sea creatures. Swimming, sailing, kayaking, fishing and snorkelling are all popular activities. Land lovers will enjoy the Monkey Mia Walk that leads through the sand dunes and along the beach. Cultural walks are a great way to learn more about the area’s history and heritage. You can take a pleasure flight for some incredible views.
Shopping and dining
Monkey Mia is the perfect place to enjoy fresh local seafood, have a BBQ or catch your dinner at the beach.
Getting here and around
If you fly to Geraldton
you can continue to Monkey Mia by road and it will take you about four hours. You could also book a flight to Perth
, which is around ten hours away by road. We have great deals on Monkey Mia accommodation as well as cheap flights.
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