Holiday delight in Denham
Denham is a small coastal settlement, located approximately 840 km north of Perth on the West Australian Central Coast. The region surrounding this quant township is known as ‘The Shark Bay World Heritage Area’, and comprises breathtaking beaches, multitudes of amazing Australian native animals and unique landscape which stretches as far as the eye can see. Denham consequently acts as a hub for domestic and international visitors, who wish to explore the Shark Bay area, and as such, offers great holiday activity and accommodation options.
Things to See and Do in and Around Denham
Travellers with a holiday rental in Denham will be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of activities and sights that the region has to offer, including: swimming with dolphins, fishing, bush walking, snorkelling, diving and exploring. Numerous adventure tour opportunities are also on offer, some of which can be undertaken via quad bike or camel.
As Denham is a coastal community, many of the holiday activities on offer revolve around the beautiful turquoise ocean, which surrounds the peninsula on which the township is located. The most popular of these aquatic activities is swimming with the dolphins, which can be undertaken at world renowned Monkey Mia, a mere 26 km north-east of Denham.
Monkey Mia is an extremely small settlement, basically consisting of a resort and caravan park however, this area has gained international recognition owing to the fact that visitors have the opportunity to feed and swim with the beautiful pod of Bottlenose Dolphins, which call Monkey Mia home. Owing to the sheer demand for this experience, much of the interaction with the dolphins is regulated; however, tours and organised feedings ensure holiday makers the dolphin experience of a lifetime.
Holiday makers, who fall in love with the dolphins can also attempt to secure accommodation in Monkey Mia however, this can be difficult and expensive, due to high demand. It is consequently recommended that travellers stick to the great luxury and budget holiday homes on offer in Denham, and make Monkey Mia a day trip.
Getting Back to Nature
International visitors interested in exploring the terrestrial landscape surrounding Denham also have numerous fantastic destinations on hand, two of the most breathtaking of which, are Shell Beach and Kalbarri National Park.
Shell Beach, which is located roughly 42 km south of Denham is arguably one of the most amazing beaches in Australia, and sets itself apart from beaches worldwide, as it is comprised solely of small white shells, in place of sand. The contrast between the beautiful shells and the crystal clear water consequently makes for some of the most amazing scenery and landscape Australia has to offer. International travellers with holiday homes in Denham are guaranteed to find themselves repeatedly visiting Shell Beach, if only to sit in awe.
Kalbarri National Park in comparison to Shell Beach, gives holiday makers a taste of the real Australian outback. The park incorporates the base of the Murchison River, and as such, comprises vast winding gorges and amazing rock formations, such as ‘Natural Bridge’ and ‘Mushroom Rock’. Kalbarri National Park is also home to various native Australian plants and animals, which really allow tourist to get up close and personal with nature. The park is located roughly 380 km north of Denham, which does make for a long day however; holiday makers are really encouraged to visit the area. Those adventurous enough to do so are guaranteed to return to their holiday accommodation exhausted, sunburned and completely in love with the Australian outback.
Ideal Climate for Visitors
Denham is located in a region where the Australian sub-tropical, dessert and grassland climatic zones meet, and as such, experiences warm, mostly dry weather year round. It can however get quite hot during the summer months (December to February), which means that the majority of international tourists tend to visit the region during the period spanning from April to September. Travellers who don’t mind sunny 30°C days however, will also be able to secure great holiday deals in Denham during summer.
Travelling to Denham from the UK
Numerous airlines such as Qantas, British Airways and Malaysia Airlines offer flights to Perth departing from both Heathrow and London City Airports. Denham is located roughly 840 km north of Perth, which leaves travellers with various options regarding how to get there. Adventurous holiday makers may fancy an exciting outback rental car road trip, which allows them to really experience the Australian landscape; whilst others may choose to simply fly to their luxury holiday home via one of the moderately prices regional airlines in the area.