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Visitor Information -- Wide-ranging ecological information on Shark Bay Marine Park, Francois Peron National Park, and Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve, as well as details on local tours, is available at the Monkey Mia Visitor Centre (tel. 08/9948 1366) in the Monkey Mia Reserve; videos run throughout the day, and researchers give free talks and slide shows most nights. It's run by the WA Department of Environment and Conservation, which has an excellent local website: www.sharkbay.org. The regional information outlet is the Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery Centre, 53 Knight Terrace, Denham, WA 6537 (tel. 08/9948 1590; www.sharkbayinterpretivecentre.com.au), open daily 8am to 6pm and closed December 25, April 25, and Good Friday.

Fast Facts -- Daily admission to the Monkey Mia Reserve, in which Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort is located, is A$8 per adult, A$3 per child under 16, and A$15 per family. A 4-week pass can be worthwhile at A$30 for families. Resort guests as well as day-trippers pay this fee.

There are ATMs at the Heritage Resort, 73 Knight Terrace (at Durlacher St.), Denham (tel. 08/9948 1133), and at the local supermarket, but there are no banks. A banking agency is in the post office in Denham.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.