Sometimes you just want to relax and let someone else lead the way! Land, air or sea, discover the Pilbara through expert tour guides.
Tours of Karijini National Park
From canyoning through gorges to incredible scenic flights, choose from a range of excellent dedicated or extended Karijini National Park Tours. There is a great selection of departing points (Broome, Karratha, Tom Price....) to suit everybody.
The Mackerel Islands
A fishing and snorkelling paradise, the Mackerel Island consists of 10 islands with two that welcome guests – Thevenard Island and Direction Island – with accommodation, facilities, activities and tours. Discover the beauty of Australia's coastline without the crowds, experiencing world–class fishing, diving, snorkelling, swimming, boating, nature watching and relaxation
Transfers from Onslow to the Mackerel Islands
45 minute ferry transfers from Onslow to the Mackerel Islands depart twice per week on Tuesdays and Fridays. Secure car parking is available on the mainland. You can also book a scenic charter flight from Exmouth or Karratha to land on the island’s airstrip – please contact us for more details. Bookings are essential.
- Adult $120 per person return
- Child (3-12 years old) $60 per person return
- Infant (0-2 years old) Free
- Family Pass - 2 Adults & 2 Children $300 return
Take your own boat across
Bring your own boat and hire a boat mooring at the islands – these must be booked in advance. Mackerel Islands offers the following boating facilities:
- 23 small boat moorings (up to 8.5m)
- 2 deep boat moorings (up to 12m)
- Fuel available daily
- Bait, tackle, ice, freezer storage
- Shaded fish cleaning area
- Radio base operating on Thevenard Island
- VHF radio, channel 72
- Safety support and Royal Flying Doctor services
Dampier & Murujuga National Park Tours
Murujuga Cultural Experience
Join traditional custodians on a 1.5-hour rock art and cultural experience at Deep Gorge in the Murujuga National Park on the Burrup Peninsula, 30 minutes from Karratha.
Take a guided tour with Clinton through the Murujuga National Park, which has the highest concentration of rock art in the world and rediscover the petroglyphs (rock art) created by the Yaburrara (Northern Ngarluma) people.
Dampier Port Tours
3 hour tour about the Dampier Seafarers Centre and the Rio Tinto mining operations. Jump on the bus to find out about the iron ore ship loading at Parker Point and see the Dampier Salt mine up close.
Pilbara Extended Tours
Tour throughout the Pilbara, with options to depart from Broome, Karratha, Port Hedland and Perth. Stick to the Pilbara or choose an option that will take you further through out Western Australia.