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Mackerel Islands Tours & Things To Do Western Australia

Mackerel Islands has plenty of places to see and there are many proud locals who want to show you the sights. A tour guide will ensure you see all the secret spots and have the best trip possible. Tours are a great social activity and a chance to meet fellow travellers. It's also worth knowing what to see on your own and where to eat.


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Mackerel Islands Fishing Charters

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Location

Thevenard Island & Direction Island, Western Australia 6711

The Mackerel Islands and Onslow are easy to access via Perth, Exmouth, Karratha or Broome. Options for getting here include travelling by road, air or boat. From Onslow, the Mackerel Islands are a short 45 minute ferry transfer across.

By Road – Drive
Perth to Onslow is a comfortable drive of about 1.5 days on fully sealed roads. Onslow sits almost right in the middle of Exmouth and Karratha, being a 4 hour drive north from Exmouth or 3 hour drive south from Karratha.

Onslow Road runs about 80km off the North West Coastal Highway, which connects the main towns of Geraldton, Carnarvon, Exmouth, Karratha and Port Hedland, or off the Great Northern Highway which connects from Broome. If you’re adventuring through the stunning Karijini National Park, the Nanutarra Munjina Road will connect you with the N W Coastal Highway then Onslow Road, and takes approximately 5 hours drive time.

Approximate Distances & Driving Times
Perth to Onslow: 1,400km – 14 hours & 30 minutes
Geraldton to Onslow: 965km – 9 hours & 45 minutes
Carnarvon to Onslow: 495km – 5 hours
Exmouth to Onslow: 400km – 4 hours
Karratha to Onslow: 300km – 3 hours & 15 minutes
Karijini National Park to Onslow: 450km – 5 hours & 30 minutes
Port Hedland to Onslow: 540km – 5 hours & 30 minutes
Broome to Onslow: 1,130km – 11 hours & 20 minutes

By Air – Fly
Virgin Australia flies daily from Perth to Onslow, making it a short 2 hour hop from Perth and the easiest way to get here.
Qantas flies daily between Perth and Exmouth (Learmonth) or Perth and Karratha. Pick up a hire car for a mini road trip to Onslow.

Private Aircraft
Thevenard Island has a 1,000m brick paved airstrip. Should you require further information on airstrip access, please contact us.

By Boat - Ferry Transfers
Transfers to the Mackerel Islands depart 4 times per week (subject to weather conditions) from our private jetty in Onslow, bookings are essential.

By Boat - Own Boat
Bring your own boat and hire a mooring.

Northbound Charters

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Scenic Kimberley Fishing Adventures When visiting The Kimberley WA be sure to add a trip with Northbound Charters to your list of things to do in Kununurra and Wyndham Fishing Charters, Bird watching, Croc Spotting Photography Bask in the Kimberley sun while chasing that iconic Barramundi with Northbound Charters. Northbound welcomes you ... view more info

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