Dolphins are just the beginning…
Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort is the only place to meet the dolphins of Monkey Mia and the experience is totally free!
〝Wula Guda Nyinda″ Come this way…
In the heart of Western Australia's Shark Bay is a place where you can experience the mystical world of wild dolphins.
Monkey Mia is one of the world's premier natural dolphin sighting areas; a destination of magical encounters.
A recognised natural beauty, World Heritage Landmark and most recently the Gold Winner of the 2006 Western Australian Tourism 'Major Tourist Attraction' Award, Monkey Mia and its accompanying Dolphin Resort is a popular attraction for visitors from around the world.
The Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort offers 3.5 star accommodation, located at Dolphin Beach in the heart of the Shark Bay World Heritage Region of Western Australia, famous for its kilometres of secluded crystal blue waters and pristine white-shell beaches, Monkey Mia has attracted schools of dolphins to its tranquil shores daily for more than forty years - one of the most reliable meeting places for dolphins in the world ( dolphins have visited everyday in the last five years excluding only four days). It is the only place in Australia where dolphins visit daily, not seasonally, and costs absolutely nothing.
With flawless blue skies and sunshine 320 days of the year, Monkey Mia is the ideal untouched Mediterranean-style holiday region of the Southern Hemisphere - fantastic for a leisurely getaway, romantic escape or outback adventure.
Enjoy getting up close and personal with the dolphins directly in front of the Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort - only a handful of steps from your beach front accommodation. Enjoy a close encounter of a most remarkable kind. So friendly are the native dolphins, they swim to the shore to meet you in the ankle deep waters of Dolphin Beach during morning feedings and interaction.
The management and staff work hard to maintain a relaxed atmosphere, where those with a love of nature will delight at the huge variety of mammal and bird life, native flora and fauna, such as the Dugong.
Over 10,000 of these sea dwelling mammals live in the protection of the Shark Bay Marine Nature Reserve.
Romantics will find hundreds of miles of deserted beaches to explore.
Featuring absolute beachfront accommodation in the heart of Shark Bay World Heritage Area, the Resort includes accommodation options for all travellers with a variety of rooms from backpackers, shared facilities to beachside King/Twin motel units and luxury Garden Villas. Rooms are fresh and air-conditioned, with a modern design and range of features for optimum comfort.
There is so much to see and do at Monkey Mia.
Swimming - The resort has its own fresh water pool, part of which is shaded. The magnificent white sandy beach stretches for miles on either side of the resort. Swim or snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the bay. Snorkel gear available for guests.
Spa - Naturally warm water from our deep artesian bore flows continuously through the spa. This warm water (40 degrees) is rich in sulphur and other minerals. Some claim the waters cure their aches and pains.
Fishing - Bring your boat. The fishing is great, so are the blue manna crabs which can be easily caught offshore. Beach fishing is very popular. There is a boat ramp adjacent to the resort. Because of the resorts sheltered north easterly aspect, small boat fishing is safe and very rewarding.
Tennis/Volleyball - The resort offers a tennis court. Racquets, balls and volleyball set provided free for guests.
The Bough Shed Restaurant is a unique, open to the air setting, overlooking the famous Dolphin Bay. Open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The candlelit dinner setting in the evening is superb. Local seafood and prime beef is always on the menu. Cappuccino served all day.
The Bough Shed Cocktail Bar is open for lunch and dinner.
The Peron Cafe is open every day for casual dining, takeaway food and drinks. A unique, open to the air setting overlooking the famous Dolphin Bay.
The Store - The Store is a mini supermarket, gift shop and boutique. Open every day to 6pm. The Store can supply all your holiday needs. In addition to the essential grocery lines, the store stocks fuel, bait, ice, drinks, icecream, and a wide variety of holiday wear and souvenirs.
A guest laundry is available for use by guests.
For those who want to laze around, there is the beach, fishing, pool, spa, sailing and a wide variety of resort based tours, cruises and excursions. All departures are from the resort.
Whatever your holiday style, Monkey Mia has the perfect blend of onshore and offshore activities to make your holiday a magical encounter. Cruise, sail or 4WD the area, snorkel the crystal-clear water or relax on a morning beach camel ride. Relax in the resort's spring hot tub or at the fully-licensed restaurants. Watch the dolphins feed or unleash the adventurer within you on an Aboriginal Cultural Walk.
The dolphins really are just the beginning…