Whether you’re seeking a family holiday, a group getaway, a castaway-style adventure or a romantic retreat, you’ll find your ideal escape at the Mackerel Islands. Scattered 22km off the coast of Onslow, two of these ten pristine islands and atolls welcome guests – Thevenard Island and Direction Island.
A range of activities and tours have been designed to captivate and entertain you during your stay, from snorkelling, diving, fishing, turtle and whale watching, to kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, beach cricket and stargazing.
Add a night or two in Onslow before you experience the Mackerel Islands, or before returning home. The brand new Onslow Beach Resort and Beach Club offers stylish oceanfront accommodation and fantastic dining in the heart of town.
Unravel in the calming arms of nature, away from the bustle of life’s demands on the stunning Thevenard Island.
The 12 beachfront cabins can accommodate between 2 and 10 people. Freshly renovated, each one combines home comforts with tasteful simplicity.
Designed for relaxation, your outdoor entertaining area is the perfect place to take in the island’s wildlife and spectacular ocean views after a day of adventure or reflection.
Group and solo stay options are also available at the 34 room Club Thev.
If you’ve ever wanted to experience the seclusion of having an island all to yourself, Direction Island is just the place.
Nestled within its own coral reef, Direction Island is a sun-drenched, sandy jewel where you can explore the natural wonders of its magnificent marine environment from the sole beach shack.
Enjoy sweeping ocean vistas from the raised balcony while you feast on one of our delicious, freshly made hampers or your own home cooked creations.
Sleeps 1 to 8 people.