Four Wheel Drive Tours-4WD: Monkey Mia Wildsights
See the Francois Peron National Park with Shark Bay's ONLY 4WD World Heritage Tour! To be listed for World Heritage by the UN, an area needs meet only one of four criteria. Of the 166 Natural World Heritage sites on our planet, only 19 meet all of the criteria, among these sites are the Galapagos Islands, the Great Barrier Reef, the Grand Canyon and Shark Bay.
Now you can discover the secrets of this unique and awesome wilderness with a highly personalised, fair dinkum, off road experience with an expert local guide in the comfort of a rugged, luxury, air conditioned 4WD vehicle. Limited to 6 guests (7 if some guests are children), this is a full day tour with yummy lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided. The tour takes you through the spectacular Peron Peninsula National Park, where the outback meets the coast with a knock out contrast, drive through rugged red shrub land, across birridas and over sand dunes to the tip of the Peninsula and Cape Peron where Nature's stunning outlooks will take your breath away. We loan you binoculars and polarised sunglasses for the duration of your tour and provide free sunscreen.
This is your chance to have an expert local guide take you through little known and otherwise inaccessible areas of Shark Bay.
By taking a 4WD tour with us, you also qualify for a 25% discount fare on an award winning, Monkey Mia wildlife sailing cruise aboard the awesome, 60ft (18m) sailing catamaran Shotover. Why not take our 4WD & Cruise Package and save $68 on your fare? Take the full day 4WD Francios Peron National Park tour, see the dugong migration on the 'Origin of the Mermaid Myth' cruise and add in the 'Monkey Mia Magic Sunset Sail' all for only $249.
Monkey Mia Wildsights is Monkey Mia's chosen 'Activity Specialist', located within the famous Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, in the Shark Bay World Heritage Area within Australia's Coral Coast. Monkey Mia is an easy drive from Exmouth, Coral Bay, Carnarvon, Kalbarri and Geraldton and only an 8 hour drive from Perth.
Monkey Mia Wildsights provides Australia's only Pure Sail Wildlife Cruises aboard Shotover, an awesome 18-metre ocean racing catamaran, offering 4 superb wildlife sailing experiences. All cruises are backed by a $100 no seasickness warranty, for all fare paying passengers and a 'come-again, for free, as often as you like until you have seen the animals to your total satisfaction', animal warranty. At weekends and Tuesday to Friday in the week, Shotover starts the day at 10:00am with the 2.5 hour Wow! Wildlife Experience, followed at 1:00pm with the reputed 3 hour dugong watching cruise, 'Origin of the Mermaid Myth'. The day concludes with the 1.5 hour Monkey Mia Magic Sunset Cruise, sail start times vary to match the sundown. Monday and Fridays Shotover embarks on the all day Day Adventuring for the young at heart, a 6 hour wildlife cruise that at some point during the day will anchor off the shore of the Francois Peron peninsula and guests will be invited to splash ashore on the beach and beachcomb in an area where man has seldom trod.
Monkey Mia Wildsights personalised nature based all-day 4WD tour, aboard a rugged, very comfortable, air-conditioned 4WD vehicle take guests through the Francois Peron National Park a special piece of earth, right where outback Australia meets the coast. All tours are driven by an expert local guide and include a lunch, morning & afternoon tea & drinks, sunscreen, use of binoculars and polarised sunglasses. Pickup at Guest's location, Denham or Monkey Mia.
Beach Astronomy, available nightly, offers guests the chance to explore our awesome universe as the stars take their ride in the vivid blaze of Monkey Mia's stunning night sky.
Monkey Mia Wildsights self-contained Beach Front accommodation on Denham seafront overlooks Shark Bay and has a front line view of the glorious sunsets. Only a 20 minute easy drive from Monkey Mia there are 2 adjacent units; a 2-bedroom and 1-bedroom unit, sleeping a maximum of 5 and 3 people respectively.
Minimum numbers are NOT required on ANY tour; we are guaranteed to go even if you are our only guest. All activities and merchandise are backed by our incredible unconditional 'Love it, or it's free!' 100% money-back guarantee!
Monkey Mia Wildsights is the 2006 Silver medalist winner for Western Australia's Eco-Tourism Award, British Airways Tourism for Tomorrow award winner and a finalist in the 2006 Facet Golden Guide Award.
Monkey Mia Wildsights will show you WA's unique attractions in the Shark Bay World Heritage region in a way few others have seen it. You won't be disappointed!
Western Australia Tourism Awards – Ecotourism Silver Medallist 2006, Finalist 2001, Finalist 2000
2000 British Airways “Tourism for Tomorrow” Awards (UK) – Highly commended – Australia Special Award
2001 Responsible Tourism Showcase (USA) – Honouree for Australia
FACET Golden Guide Award – Finalist 2006
We will always do our utmost to meet your expectations but sometimes it may become necessary to alter routes times or vessels. All tours are backed by our 100% money-back guarantee: Love it or its free! We make no cancellation charge but ask that all cancellations and changes are notified as soon as possible.
Map & Directions
From Geraldton drive north along the Northwest Coastal Highway towards Carnarvon, after about 3 hours travel turn left at the Overlander Roadhouse & continue for 128 kilometers to the outskirts of the town Denham.
For Monkey Mia turn right, onto Monkey Mia Road & continue for another 24 kilometers, to the Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort.
For Denham continue over the hill; the accommodation can be found on the left hand side of the road just before the seafront roundabout.
The Monkey Mia booking office can be found at the far left hand of the beach front boardwalk when you are facing the beach.
The Denham Booking office is the yellow building on the left just before the accommodation units and opposite the supermarket.
Shotover boards from the Monkey Mia Jetty.
4WD Tours, guests will be collected from their place of accommodation in Denham, or met at the Wildsights booking office in Monkey Mia.
Beach Astronomy meets at the Monkey Mia Booking Office.