At the most westerly point of the Australian continent, Shark Bay, with its islands and the land surrounding it, has three ... More
Shark Bay, Western Australia
At the most westerly point of the Australian continent, Shark Bay, with its islands and the land surrounding it, has three exceptional natural features: its vast sea-grass beds, which are the largest (4,800 sq. km) and richest in the world; its dugong ('sea cow') population; and its stromatolites (colonies of algae which form hard, dome-shaped deposits and are among the oldest forms of life on earth). Shark Bay is also home to five species of endangered mammals.
In Hobart's early history, Sandy Bay was a half mile stretch of orchards and gardens. Plans to develop a spa
hotel in the 1880s at Lower Sandy Bay were never realized due to lack of funds but there was ...
South Head and Watsons Bay Walk is an easy trail, with some steps, that takes about two hours. Explore the
spectacular views of the Gap by walking to the top of Military Road and following the walkway. South Head ...
Western Australia's largest and most comprehensive museum houses more than two million artifacts and specimens. The museum's permanent exhibitions include
the Katta Djinoong display which focuses on Western Australia's Aboriginal heritage, bird, butterfly, marine, mammal and dinosaur galleries. The ...