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Station Life Peron Homestead, Shark Bay

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

At the base of Shark Bay’s Peron Peninsula is a scattering of historic sheep station buildings that have stood the test of time in a harsh environment.  This short flat and easy 240metre walk trail shows the visitor, through interpretive signage, what station life was like.

The hot tub has gas barbecues nearby - a great place to relax after the trail.
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Peron Station is between Denham and Monkey Mia, 850km (9 hours) north of Perth

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Just 10km out of Denham on the Monkey Mia road is a relic of Shark Bay's pastoral heritage. The walk trail links old station buildings with interpretive signage along the way. The information centre tells the history of the station and the Aboriginal heritage as well as its current use.

Of interest are the well preserved shearers quarters and shearers kitchen. The Peron Homestead walk has a most unusual feature. Weary travellers can soak their bodies in a large hot tub modified from an artesian bore that once watered thirsty stock.   

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Time / Duration

Up to 1 hour

Length

600 metre loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Peron Station is between Denham and Monkey Mia, 850km (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.

Facilities

Bush Camping at Bottle Bay. Other full facilities available at Denham and Monkey Mia
  • Access with assistance for the Disabled
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car Park
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area

Best time of year

May to November

Fees

National Park Fees

Trail Access

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

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