Surf Point has stunning coastal scenery and offers good snorkelling and diving. You can often see turtles, sharks and other large marine animals from the shore.
- Sites:Reefs,Wildlife Spots
- Feature:Dogs Allowed - No,2WD Access - No
Surf Point, on the southern end of Dirk Hartog Island, is a sanctuary zone within the Shark Bay Marine Park. Coral communities in the eastern part of the sanctuary zone lie in three to four metres of water and are protected from oceanic swells by a rocky platform reef. Vase corals, plate corals, a great variety of staghorn species and a wide range of tropical fish species, including a variety of parrotfish, butterflyfish, wrasse, angelfish and snapper, can be seen.
Diving and snorkelling in the Shark Bay Marine Park should only be done on a slack tide. Take care not to anchor on fragile corals. Stay alert for boat traffic.
Surf Point has no facilities.
This information was provided by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions: dpaw.wa.gov.au
- Address: ,Dirk Hartog Island,WA,