The island became a nature reserve in 1910 after the island's rich array of flora and fauna was recognised.
Barrow Island is also rich in oil and is Australia's largest onshore oilfield. Strict environmental policies have enabled mining to coexist with the island's status as a nature reserve.
Destinations within Pilbara
|Other Pilbara Destinations|
|Dampier Peninsula||Karratha||Marble Bar|
|Port Hedland||Roebourne||Whim Creek|