Edel Land including Steep Point

Steep Point is the most westerly point on mainland Australia. The Dutch seafarer William de Vlamingh named ‘Steyle Hock’ (Steep Point) in 1697 when anchored off the cliffs near the... Read More


Research on Bernier and Dorre islands provides insight into the continuing evolution of species through the effects of isolation. Separated from the mainland when sea levels rose about 10,000–8,000 years... Read More

Help Protect Wildlife

Bernier and Dorre Islands were finally gazetted ‘A’ class nature reserves for the conservation of fauna in 1957. Four of the five species of endangered mammals on Bernier and Dorre... Read More


Rising sea levels and some 8 000 years ago left Bernier and Dorre Islands separated from the mainland and inaccessible for Aboriginal occupation. In 1696 William de Vlamingh surveyed and... Read More


There are designated campsites at The Block, Urchin Point, Quoin Head, Dampier's Landing, Withnell Point, Sandy Point, Louisa Bay and Notch Point. These camp sites are managed by the Parks... Read More

Dirk Hartog Island National Park

This island can be accessed by 4WD via Steep Point, as well as by boat and plane.  You can help protect the island by downloading and watching the island protection... Read More

Francois Peron National Park

Francois Peron National Park is an impressive area of acacia-cloaked red dunes and arid shrublands surrounded by turquoise water. Peron Peninsula is known as Wulyibidi to the local Malgana Aboriginal... Read More

Monkey Mia

Apart from dolphins you may see dugongs, sharks, rays, turtles and a variety of fish in the water. Beside the water you are likely to meet pelicans and emus. Western... Read More