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Dampier, WA

The Northwest Cape is the nearest point on the Australian mainland to the Continental Shelf which means this area has an abundance of fish and other marine life. Fantastic coral formations, rare starfish, Dugongs, Whale Sharks, playful dolphins and giant Hump-backed Whales are some of the local marine life.

The gorges of the Karijini National Park, up to 100m deep are a spectacular sight, some filled with clear fresh water make for great swimming holes in a stunning environment.

First of the ore ports established in 1965. Looking over to the Dampier archipelago its huge dumps and jetties can handle more than 40 million tones a year. The FeNaCI Festival takes place in August.

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