Point Leander Drive,( near Leander Point ) Port Denison.
One of only two remaining obelisks built in 1869. From the lookout you get a panoramic view of the fishing boat harbour and Point Denison.
A remarkable look back at the early times of the district. Some of the headstones date back to 1874 and there is also a Remberance Wall dedicated to the Dominican nuns from the era. Self-guided tour brochures available from the Visitors Centre.
Built in the late 1860’s and adjacent to the Irwin River, this historical cottage has been restored to as original as possible. There is a water mark near the front door showing the height that the Irwin River rose in 1971.
Old Dongara Police Station
Built in 1870 and restored by local volunteers , this 1870 building made of now houses the museum and the Historical Society. Visitors can see local arts & crafts as well as a museum housed in the cells and adjoining area.
Dongara & Port Denison are a bird lovers paradise with a large number of migratory birds and other magnificent birds. Viewing can be done from many vantage points , including the Bird Hyde located on the boardwalk at the rivermouth.
Live Lobster Facility
At a cost of $2.4 million this facility is considered the best in the southern hemisphere and is situated on the marina. With a holding capacity of 35,000 kilos of live lobster, this is sure to make the most avid lover of crayfish drool with anticipation! Open 7 days a week in season from 15th Nov ~ 30th June.
From July through to October the region comes alive with the display of Western Australian wildflowers, although some species are present all year round. The Everlastings are the first to appear and can be found within an hours drive from Dongara Denison. Make sure that the only souveniers that you leave with are pictures as the picking of wildflowers is prohibited.