Escape Explore Discover Dirk Hartog Island

Celebrating 400 Years - 1616 - 2016

Visit Dirk Hartog Island during the Dirk Hartog Voyage of Discovery – Shark Bay 1616 event taking place from 21st – 25th October 2016. Escape the mainland and discover the islands European history, natural beauty, spectacular landscapes and Parks & Wildlife’s ‘Return to 1616’ project turning Dirk Hartog Island into an ark for endangered animals.


Surf Point Sancturay


Cape Inscription – Fly/Drive 4WD Adventure

Dates Available: Sat 22nd, Sun 23rd & Mon 24th October 2016

Escape on a scenic flight across the waters of Shark Bay to Dirk Hartog Island and join a 4WD adventure tour to Cape Inscription. Visit the landing sight of Dirk Hartog, enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking Turtle Bay, visit Dampier’s Landing and discover the island’s European History. Learn about the State Governments plans to turn Dirk Hartog Island into an ark for endangered animals.

Departs 8.00AM & 9.00AM
Returns 3.00PM & 4.00PM
Departure Location Denham/Monkey Mia Airport
Cost Per Person $385 per adult $285 per child (Maximum 18 people)
Includes
  • Return scenic flights
  • Full day 4WD adventure with guide
  • Morning tea
  • Picnic lunch
  • Afternoon tea.

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Cape Inscription Commemorative Event

Dates Available: Tues 25th October 2016

Fly to Dirk Hartog Island early on Tuesday 25th Oct to be part of the Commemorative Event at Cape Inscription.

Departs 6.00AM & 7.00AM
Returns 3.00PM & 4.00PM
Departure Location Denham/Monkey Mia Airport
Cost Per Person $485 per adult $385 per child (Maximum 18 people)
Includes
  • Return scenic flights
  • Full day 4WD adventure with guide
  • Morning tea
  • Picnic lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Attendance at the Commemorative Event

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Eco Lodge


Eco Lodge – Fly – BBQ – Bed & Breakfast

Dates Available: Sat 22nd – Wed 26th Oct 2016

Escape to Dirk Hartog Island for a night to experience the unique rustic Eco Lodge. Enjoy a 20minute scenic flight across the waters of Shark Bay and be transferred by 4WD back to the Eco Lodge. Once at the Lodge, you will have the opportunity to relax on the front lawn, take a walk along the beach or a guided tour of the old shearing shed and discover the island history. BBQ dinner and a talk by Dr Michael McCarthy on the early Explorers will commence at 7pm each evening.

Departs 3.30PM & 4.30PM
Returns 8.30AM & 9.30AM
Cost Per Person

$299 per adult (twin share room) Max 12 adults (6 rooms with en-suites)
$265 per child (twin share, 12 years & under)

Includes
  • Return scenic flights
  • Eco Lodge accommodation:
    • En-suite
    • BBQ dinner
    • Breakfast
    • All bed linen
    • Bath & beach towels
  • Guided tour of old Shearing Shed & Eco Lodge
  • Evening talk by Dr Michael McCarthy from the Western Australian Maritime Museum on early European Explorers to WA.
Note The Eco Lodge is not licenced to sell alcohol. You will need to BYO all alcohol.
Things to Bring Bathers, sunscreen, cameras and personal belongings.

You can combine a Cape Inscription 4WD Adventure to your overnight stay subject to availability.

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Eco Lodge 1


BYO 4WD Adventure

Dates Available: Thurs 20th – Sat 29th Oct 2016

Escape the mainland in your own 4WD vehicle to Dirk Hartog Island for an adventure of a lifetime and be at Cape Inscription on the 25th October for the 400 year anniversary of Hartog’s Landing. You will need all your own camping gear and supplies. There are two packages available. One is staying at the Homestead Camp Grounds and the other is camping out in the National Park. The ferry/barge departs from Blackie’s Beach, Steep Point everyday except Tuesday 25th October. Bookings are essential.

Homestead Camp Grounds

Mon 24th – Sat 29th Oct 2016 - 5 Nights/6 Days:

Cost Per Person

$355 per person (min 5 people per vehicle)

Includes
  • Return 4WD
  • Camper trailer
  • Passenger transfers
  • Designated homestead camping site
  • Shared showers & toilet facilities
  • National Park entry fees
  • Historical talks
  • 2 x BBQ dinners at the Eco Lodge

Mon 24th – Wed 26th Oct 2016 - 2 Nights/3 Days:

Cost Per Person

$265 per person (min 4 people per vehicle)

Includes
  • Return 4WD
  • Passenger transfers
  • Designated homestead camping site
  • Shared showers & toilet facilities
  • Steep Point entry fees
  • BBQ dinner on Mon 24th Oct at Eco Lodge (BYO drinks

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DHI Barge


National Park Camp Sites

Sun 23rd – Fri 28th Oct 2016 - 5 Nights/6 Days:

Cost Per Person

$235 per person (min 5 people per vehicle)

Includes
  • Return 4WD
  • Camper trailer
  • Passenger transfers
  • Designated National Park camp site
  • Steep Point entry fees
Note Dirk Hartog Island National Park Camp fees are not included and are paid direct to Department of Parks and Wildlife prior to arrival. Cost $19 per person per night.

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Booking Instructions

In order to book any of these tours below, you will need to change the 'Date' and 'Nights' drop down selections to correspond with the tour dates that you wish to book.

For instance, to book to the 'Eco Lodge – Fly – BBQ – Bed & Breakfast' tour, you will need to change the date to Saturday the 22nd of October, the Nights to 4 and then select the number of Adults, Children and Infants. 

Should you have any issues, please don't hesitate to contact our office for assistance.