SANDEE RATING: 80 / 100
F47J+XV Onslow WA, Australia
OverviewDirection Island is a stunning beach located in Onslow, Australia. The beach has crystal-clear turquoise water and is about 1.5 km in length. The sand is white and soft, making it perfect for sunbathing and relaxing. Direction Island is a popular spot for snorkeling, swimming, and paddleboarding. The beach is also ideal for picnics, beach games, and long walks. Amenities at the beach include bathroom access, picnic tables, and shade areas. Please note that there are no lifeguards on duty and dogs are not allowed on the beach.
ParkingDirection Island has limited parking space available, and visitors need to access the beach by boat. There is no parking lot on the island, and boats are not permitted to anchor on the coral reef surrounding the island. However, there is a small jetty available for boats to tie up.
FunFactFun fact: Direction Island was once a British military base during World War II and was used as a refueling station for submarines.
AttractionsAttractions on and near the beach include snorkeling at the nearby Muiron Islands, fishing, and scuba diving. The beach is also popular for whale watching during the migration season.
Activities Attractions on and near the beach include snorkeling at the nearby Muiron Islands, fishing, and scuba diving. The beach is also popular for whale watching during the migration season.
Restaurants There are no restaurants on Direction Island, but there are several dining options in the nearby town of Onslow, including cafes, pubs, and restaurants. Some of the popular cuisines include Australian, seafood, and Asian. Some of the restaurants near Direction Island include The Beach Club, The Onslow Sports Club, and the Blue Ocean Cafe.
HotelsThere are no hotels or accommodations on Direction Island. Visitors can stay in Onslow, which is about a 15-minute boat ride from the island. Some of the hotels in Onslow include the Onslow Beach Resort, the Onslow Sun Chalets, and the Mackerel Islands.
Stairs To BeachNo
Kayaking / CanoeingNO
Lounge Chair RentalNo
Beach Mat RentalNo