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Barrow Island

Barrow Island is located to the north of Onslow and to the west of Karratha in Western Australia’s northwest.

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.

Activites and Experiences at Barrow Island

  • Birdwatching
  • Fishing – Beach
  • Fishing – Game
  • Sightseeing Clients view the many sights of the area.
  • Animal Viewing
  • Marine Animal watching
  • Accommodation Accommodation is available in the town
  • Beach
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale
  • Fuel
  • Public Bar
  • Supermarket
  • Fishing
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Industry/Mining, Agriculture
  • Island
  • Nature based
  • Remote
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife

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