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Shark Bay, WA

Shark Bay is a World Heritage listed area encompassing 2.2 million hectares on the coast of Western Australia. Its diverse and stunning landscape is home to an incredible number of animals and plants, including some that are found nowhere else on Earth. The area encompasses two bays sheltered by peninsulas and a long island, and is the westernmost point of Australia. The local Malgana Indigenous People know the area as Gutharraguda, meaning 'two waters'. Shark Bay is home to areas famous for their natural phenomena and ecological importance such as Monkey Mia, Hamelin Pool, and Dirk Hartog Island National Park.

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