Shark Bay Kayak Trail, Denham

Need to Know

  • Time

    5 days 4 nights
  • Distance

    Plan to cover a minimum 20km each day.
  • Trail Start

  • Degree of Difficulty

    Difficult - High level of fitness and experience required.

    You must be competent and self sufficient, including all water. Wind may make for hard paddling with wind waves but there is no swell and hence safe beach landings. Tide flow is along the shore and there is up to a 2 metre tide range.

  • What to Pack?

    There is no food or water at any point along this five day trail.

    Group F (Paddling trails) required.  Show Pack

  • Best Time of the Year

    August to October or March to May
  • Facilities

    Limited 4WD access along this trail. No drinking water. Taxi service/bus available from Monkey Mia to Denham. For more details on this and 20 other paddling trails around WA get The Canoe and Kayak Guide to Western Australia. Available from the Kayaking in WA website (on links page).

    • Camping
  • Fees

    Monkey Mia entry fees
  • Hazards & Warnings

    Although there is safe beach landing in all weather, strong winds and short waves make for difficult paddling, you may be tent bound if the wind rises. Carry extra food and water.
  • Access to the Trail

    Road to Denham
  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Parks and Wildlife Service
    Telephone: (08) 9948 1208
    Twitter: @ExploreParksWA

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