On the Western coast of Australia, lies a well-known world heritage site called Shark Bay. It is situated roughly between 24° and 27° south of the Equator and is the largest bay in Australia. Perth which is the capital of Western Australia, lies at a distance of approximately 800km from Shark Bay. This bay is well-known for its lengthy coastline, which extends to 1500 km apart from two large shallow embayments and is dotted with several islands.
The Shark Bay offers natural landscapes through bays, a lengthy coastline with white shell beaches and several islands which provide astonishing views. The Shark Bay region is also known for the vast array of marine life including whale sharks, dugongs, rays, bottlenose dolphins, the shark bay mouse, thorny devils and bilbies. The dolphins at Monkey Mia are a major tourist attraction. There are many unique birds, plants and mammals which contribute to the rich diversity of this region.
Shark Bay provides tourists many indulgent activities like yacht cruises, fishing charters, camel rides, snorkeling /diving tours, pearl farm and mini golf. Tourists can enjoy themselves by opting for ocean park visits, outback tours, natural artesian spa, bush walks, aboriginal heritage guided walks, camping and beach fishing.
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