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Monkey Mia Reserve: Tours & Tickets

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Famous for its wild dolphin experience, Monkey Mia is surrounded by rusty red sand dunes, white sandy beaches and water teeming with wildlife. For more than 50 years wild Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins have visited the shallows at Monkey Mia. This...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Monkey Mia Rd | Shark Bay area, Gascoyne Region, Monkey Mia, Western Australia 6537, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I’ve rated the viewing and feeding of dolphins at Monkey Mia a two star on the basis it is very commercial and touristy and far from what I expected. In order to protect dolphins, which I agree with, feeding is limited to a max of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This October school holidays I traveled with a friend to Monkey Mia in Shark Bay to volunteer with the Department of Parks and Wildlife with the Monkey Mia Dolphin Experience. It was one of the best weeks of my life. We camped at the RAC...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 93lisat
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was remarkable to see the dolphins swim close to the shore to the wonder and delight of the guests. It was odd that the staff were permitted to enter the water however they warned the guests not to do it. They really are amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everytime I return to MM, it seems so much more commercialised and this time wasn't any different. Good updates to the pool area and shop but MM has lost it's way in being a simple, enjoyable location. The entry price is ridiculous. Cost us $35...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kathleen v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole Monkey Mia resort have been upgraded since we were here last time. That helped. It is now mostly modern where it need to be. The surroundings are still as wonderful but all in all the whole experience is now better. And really nice...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JensU526
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The great place to see Dolphins and feed. Plenty of Dolphins to see and enjoy. Very beautiful place. Worth visit to go with the kids.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank samperth2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on the 12th of September 2019. We did not stay at the resort, took the 26 km drive from our overnight spot Denham to Monkey Mia early in the morning basically only to see the dolphins. It was a beautiful calm day. The...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank d_freddy_s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, upon reading some of the negative reviews on here, I feel we were lucky. The good: We stayed at a beautiful cabin overlooking the beach, which offered a stunning view. The dolphins appeared daily, most days on multiple occasions, alongside pelicans, emus & cormorants....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Seaninoz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled here with our family of four (with two teenagers). We weren't sure how much of the dolphins we would see, but even sitting having breakfast, they started to come in to the beach to visit with their calves. It was great listening to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank StuartC1019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love people whinging about paying $30 to see a beach. Ha ha. It’s a conservation area and the funds help keep it as it is. For those complaining about the feeding session being too short and only a chosen few feeding the dolphins. It’s...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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holsdai
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Response from steveymac1 | Reviewed this property |
Full bitumen road, fully suitable for towing caravans and trailers
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was eons ago now however greyhound bussed it from perth
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