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Eagle Bluff Boardwalk, Shark Bay

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 0.4 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 1

This short 400 metre boardwalk is perched high above the shallow waters of Henri Freycinet Harbour. There are excellent views of two small limestone islands and marine life that frequents the inshore waters. Rays, sharks, schools of fish and even turtles and dugongs can often be seen especially during summer.

Eagle Bluff lookout
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Eagle Bluff car park, 20km south of Denham which is 826km (9 hours) north of Perth

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About 20km south of Denham is an easy to get to view of an imposing bluff protecting shallow waters teeming with marine life. The short grade 1 loop trail goes to a lookout where rays, sharks, turtles can often be seen. On occasions you may even be rewarded with a sighting of a rare dugong.  

Interpretive signs explain the significance of the area.

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Time / Duration

20 to 30 minutes


400 metre loop

What To Pack

Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

Eagle Bluff car park, 20km south of Denham which is 826km (9 hours) north of Perth

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 1

No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.


Accommodation and services in Denham
  • Access with assistance for the Disabled
  • Car Park
  • View Platform
  • Visitor Information Centre

Best time of year

May to November


Trail Access

Air or bus to Monkey Mia. Drive to trail. Suitable for 2WD vehicles

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1 trail goers have rated Eagle Bluff Boardwalk, Shark Bay as 5 out of 5!

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Mark Greaves

Reviewed 16 Oct 2019, 11:41am

Headed here to see the sun set - magical experience watching the changing landscape and to be the last folk in Australia for the day to see the sun set. Great boardwalk that gives easy access to sweeping views of the seascape.

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