Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery & Visitors Centre

Tours Denham


Hours: 9.00am - 4.30pm Weekdays 10am - 4pm Weekends

The Shark Bay Discovery Centre has been designed to showcase the significance and history of the Shark Bay region. The centre’s informative displays; soundscapes, historical and contemporary film footage, interactive multimedia and objects of rare scientific and historical significance take you on the most amazing journey around Shark Bay and across time, in company and conversation with those who have been part of this extraordinary place.

Entry into the Museum will give you a two day pass. So if you don't get through everything in one day, just keep your receipt and you can return again the next day.

Entrance fee is for a multi day pass: Adults $11, Concessions $8, Children $6 Family Pass $28


Shark Bay is considered to be one of the most significant areas of the world because of our unique ecological systems including the Stromatolites (the oldest living life form) and Shell Beach to the expansive sea grass beds which provide an important food source for the Dugongs and shelter for marine organisms Our Discovery and Visitor Centre showcases a museum exhibition displaying the whole area with its rich history. A visit to the museum will give you an insight into our incredible world heritage area and significant places of interest for you to see during your stay in the Bay.

Map & Directions

53 Knight Terrace, Denham, WA.


After travelling north from Geraldton or south from Carnarvon, leave the North West Coastal Highway at the Overlander Roadhouse. Travel 130km along a scenic road to Denham.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that a 50% deposit of the booking total is required within 48hrs of your initial booking in order to secure your reservation. If the booking is required within 30 days the full amount is required. If making a deposit payment the final balance is payable no later than 2 weeks prior to your arrival. VISA and MASTERCARD only. Cancelling your booking with Shark Bay World Heritage and Discovery Centre may incur an Administration Fee of $22 if cancelling within 48hrs of your arrival date. Operators cancellation fees will also apply please see individual operator cancellation policies for fees charged.