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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 5 days ago

What a great place to visit! Seeing the dolphins up close interacting with the rangers was amazing (not being able to feed them after 3 visits to the wharf was a little disappointing, but that's okay, that's life ha ha); the cruise we went on...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit cautious about going to the reserve as I thought it might be a bit challenging - I'm not too keen on exploiting wildlife ... I wasn't there for the dolphin feed so I can't comment on that but the swimming and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank rencathwick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each morning sometime between 8am and 12pm the dolphins come into the beach at Monkey Mia ... up to 26 dolphins can be present but on Saturday 26 October 2019 there were only 5... two mothers, their calves and a single male dolphin...the rangers managed...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Wanderer209607
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The viewing of the dolphins was a great experience especially for my 4 year old grandson. He went every day for 7 days & couldn’t get enough of them. You see them up close & learn a bit about their habits & personalities.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jmhildebrand2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were unsure whether to go due to all the reviews saying it's not worth it. We decided to head there anyway and are happy we did. When we arrived we were told the dolphin feeding had finished but we could re-enter the following day...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank at3x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't pay to visit Monkey Mia, is not worth it. We arrived after noon and there is nothing to do. At the gate they didn't told us that the feeding time was at the morning before charging 15 dollars per person. The beach isn't nice...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank maricelg0030
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dolphins captivate most of us. Magical to see them in these beautiful clear waters where it is usually very calm as well. When you see them swimming in the wild it is great but the chance to see them up close and with information from...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank M3709BPmarkl
Reviewed 15 October 2019

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
2  Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 11 October 2019 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
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Reviewed 8 October 2019

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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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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