Escape to Thevenard Island on a day trip and experience a slice of island life in this unique adventure playground. Enjoy true relaxation or be as active as you like surrounded by sand, water and nature.

Day trips are currently conducted on a beautiful scenic flight before landing on the island. These are offered on various days of the week, subject to availability of seats, weather dependent and minimum numbers apply. Bookings are essential.

Spend a few hours of fun on the island, with a packed lunch on the beach, kayak hire and snorkel hire included in your tour. You can also hire fishing gear, SUP boards, or a plaka boat if you have a recreational skipper’s licence, from our activity centre (additional cost). In the summer months, go turtle spotting as the island gets ready for its turtle hatching season!

Mackerel Islands Day Trip

Departing from Onslow:
$299 per person

5 Hours (approx). Operates All Year.

This tour offers a taster of island life! Enjoy a scenic flight from Onslow to the Mackerel Islands, taking in the coastline and clear blue colours of the Indian Ocean before landing on the island’s 1,000m brick paved airstrip. You’ll then enjoy a packed lunch on the beach before exploring the island and making the most of the activities available for the day.

Includes:

  • Scenic flight
  • Packed lunch on the beach
  • Kayak hire
  • Snorkel hire
  • Guided tour by your pilot

Book the Mackerel Islands Day Trip

Montebello Scenic Flight with Mackerel Islands Day Trip

Departing from Onslow:
$375 per person

5 Hours (approx). Operates All Year.

Fly from Onslow, overflying the oil operations of Barrow Island on the way to the system of islands called Montebello Islands. This set of islands, composing of around 174 small islands, is famous for their unique shape and the British nuclear tests in the 1950’s. See this piece of history from the air with your scenic flight that overflies the test site. Fly back down to the Mackerel Islands for lunch and activities.

Includes:

  • Scenic flight
  • Packed lunch on the beach
  • Kayak hire
  • Snorkel hire
  • Guided tour by your pilot

Book the Montebello Scenic Flight with Mackerel Islands Day Trip

Further information

Need more information? Try our FAQ’s page.

What to bring

  • Credit or debit card (the island operates a cashless system)
  • Light clothing and footwear
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Jacket or jumper (in case it gets breezy)
  • Camera

Bookings

Book online:
Mackerel Islands Day Trip
Montebello Scenic Flight with Mackerel Islands Day Trip
RDO and group bookings welcome. Local travel assistance offered.
All day trips are subject to availability and minimum numbers apply.
We also offer packages for companies as an excellent idea for team building, corporate retreats or business lunches. Contact us for a tailored quote.
For further enquiries contact our reservations team on (08) 9184 6444 or email [email protected].