Local Attractions

 

 

  • Beautiful South Beach which stretches on for ever accessible with 2 wheel drive, great for walking, swimming, kite surfing, board surfing, sailing, reef diving/snorkelling , 4 wheel driving.

 

 

  • The Fisherman’s Lookout-Obelisk at Port Denison offers panoramic views of the harbour and surrounds. A plaque depicting local shipwrecks is on display at the Obelisk. A boardwalk now surrounds the Obelisk to allow easy viewing.

 

 

  • Port Denison Marina, grassed foreshore which has shady seating areas along with bbqs, children’s playground.

 

 

  • Lovely grannies beach, 2 mins. walk from the Lazy Lobster, South Beach, wild life on the Irwin River, shells on South Beach & Port Denison Sunset.

 

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  • Dongara /Port Denison has one of the few remaining Drive-in Cinema’s in WA, with great movies and food, throughout the summer months. A great family evening under the stars. Take a wine and picnic. A lovely evening out.

 

 

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Irwin river walk track.
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Irwin river walk track.
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Anzac Memorial.
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Anzac Memorial.
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Wild life Irwin river.
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Lookout Port Denison.
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Lookout Port Denison.
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Irwin river walk track.
  • Walking tracks and lookouts over and around the Irwin river & township, with loads of bird life to be seen off the river boardwalk.

 

 

  • Port Denison/Dongara Community festival held in November with a special visit from Larry the Lobster. Dates for the festival coming soon.

 

 

  • Our town is renowned as one of the best fishing areas in WA.

 

 

  • A great place for wild flower exploring and beach combing.

 

and so much more to see and experience…….

  • Being an early settlement Dongara has an interesting history with 28 heritage listed buildings and sites.
  • Golf course, 18 holes of grassed greens fully reticulated.
  • Our main street, Moreton Terrace lined with Moreton Bay and Port Jackson Fig trees.
  • Recreation centre has a full gym, with all sports been played, as well as tennis, squash, netball, basketball etc.
  • Fun parks and wild life parks close by for the children to enjoy.
  • Silverdale Olive Orchard & processing facility, sample olives and oils. Open Saturdays. Other times by appointment.
  • There is a wide range of Cafes, Restaurant, Fish & Chips, bakery, with a variety of food on offer.
  • Monthly markets held on the first weekend of every month.
  • Irwin District Museum, housed in the old police station, provides an insight into bygone days.
  • The Coalseam Conservation Park is 745 hectares, and is home to a variety of spectacular wildflowers from July – Oct depending on the season.