Jurien Bay is a coastal town located approximately 275 kilometres north of Perth. Jurien Bay is the largest town in the Dandaragan Shire and it has developed as a result of the growth of the rock lobster industry. In more recent times the town has become a popular holiday and recreation area because of its attractive coastline and seclusion.
Visitors to Jurien can see the incredible variety of marine life found in the waters off the town's coast as well as having the opportunity to interact with seals, sea lions and dolphins - go swimming, snorkelling or fishing. Exploring the offshore reefs and islands in the area is another exciting option. Jurien Bay provides the holiday maker the chance to to view marine life in a diverse number of ways.
Jurien Bay Marine Park extends south from Green Head to the Southern boundary of Nambung National Park. A small section of this marine park has been allocated for sanctuary zones, however a full range of marine activities such as fishing, swimming and scuba diving are allowed in the majority of the marine park area. The marine park is in the path of whales as they migrate each year along the Western coast of Australia.
The town of Jurien Bay boasts a modern boat harbour, which has become the focus for the expanding aquaculture industry. A full range of dining experiences are available in Jurien Bay from a la carte dining and cafe style meals to fast foods, takeaway and counter meals. A full range of accommodation is available including motels, hotels, caravan parks, selfcontained cottages and chalets.
Destinations within Central West
|Other Central West Destinations|
|Mingenew||Moora||Nambung National Park|
|Northampton||Port Denison||Three Springs|