Featured in the Media

The Mackerel Islands in Western Australia burst into life and colour through storytelling. See some of the articles, videos and photography below.

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Mackerel Islands in the Media

TV SHOWS

Destination WA

Channel 9, WIN, 9LIFE
Series 7, Episode 9 – Mackerel Islands – Exploring Underwater
Series 7, Episode 7 – Mackerel Islands Part 2: Land
Series 7, Episode 6 – Mackerel Islands Part 1: Water
Series 5, Episode 4 – Diving the Mackerel Islands
Series 5, Episode 5 – Fishing in the Mackerel Islands
Series 5, Episode 6 – Island Food and Stargazing
Series 5, Episode 7 – Snorkeling in the Mackerel Islands

Al McGlashan Fish’n With Mates

Channel 9, 7mate, Yahoo7 TV
Season 3, Episode 2 – Team Mackerel Islands
Season 3, Episode 4 – Mackerel Islands Spaniard

MAGAZINES

Spooled

Autumn 2020
Article – Mackerels Magic : Pilbara Piscatorial Playground : One of WA’s Very Best Sportfishing Secrets

Qantas Spirit

May/June 2019
Article – Australia’s Secret Wonders

September/October 2018
Article – 101 Amazing Australian Holidays – Australia’s greatest getaways

Ready 4 Adventure

February 2020
Article – North West Island Paradise Is WA’s Best Kept Secret

Mortimer Reisemagazin (German publication)

November 2017
Article – Untouched Island Paradise in Western Australia

360° Australien (German publication)

Edition 3 / 2017
Article – Best recommendations! Pilbara – four life stories from Western Australia

RAC Horizons

April/May 2018
Page 46 – WA Wonders – Tick These Off Your Bucket List

April/May 2017
Page 43 – Island Life
Pages 44-45 – Island Life
Page 46 – Island Life

Western Angler

December 2019
Article – Thevenard artificial sweetener
June 2019
Article – A nice Spanish mackerel from the Mackerel Islands
February 2019
Article – Last year’s trip produced incredible fishing for all the usual species
May 2017
Article – Mackerel Islands Wahoo
February/March 2017
Main Feature – Back to the Macks
December 2016
Article – Captain Ahab’s Hoo-Doo
February/March 2016
Main Feature – Thevenard Reborn
April/May 2012
Main Feature – Tour Diary
March 2011
Article – Mackerel Islands Beckon

DiVELOG

July 2010
Issue 264 – WA’s New Diving Hot Spot
Additional Gallery – Nigel Marsh Photography

Australian Traveller

February 2019
Article – A taste of the outback on the islands off Western Australia
February 2008
Article – The Robinson Crusoe Effect
March 2007
Article – 100 Things To Do You’ve Never Heard Of – #019 Rent your own island

NEWSPAPERS

The West Australian

October 2020
Article – Thevenard Island’s wild west end a sensational shore spot
March 2020
Article – Broad horizons an antidote
December 2019
Article – Detour to a gem by the sea – Pg 1 | Pg 2 | Pg 3
September 2019
Article – Mackerels a Pilbara jewel
February 2019
Article – Retreat to paradise on coast with most
Article – Discover a marine paradise

Sunday Times

March 2020
Article – Adventure Travel – WA’s Best Kept Secret
January 2020
Column Article – Certain songs evoke fond memories
January 2019
Article – Mackerel Islands adventure a once-in-a-lifetime experience
September 2018
Column Article – The good old days are now!
March 2018
Column Article – Spaniards are one of the main catches at the Mackerel Islands
Column Article – Big gold-spot trevally caught at Mackerel Islands
November 2017
Column Article – A common catch at the Mackerel Islands
July 2017
Column Article – The lure of the north
August 2016
Column Article – 70 plus anglers descend on Thevenard

Pilbara News

September 2017
Article – Celeb chefs wow Pilbara island crowd
July 2017
Article – Pilates lovers go on retreat
June 2017
Article – Pristine waters the jewel of the Pilbara
February 2017
Article – Relaxing fun in serene surrounds
April 2016
Article – Escape to Thevenard Island

Countryman

June 2011
Article – Angler’s paradise in the Pilbara

The Australian

March 2008
Article – Caught hook, line ‘n’ sinker on Mackerel Islands

#EPICPILBARA

Australia’s North West

2017 Campaign
Come and discover our Epic Pilbara – Meet Marnie the Island Castaway
Watch the video – Island Castaway

GREAT FISHING ADVENTURES OF AUSTRALIA

Tourism Australia

2016-2018 Campaign
Article – Top 10 Deep Sea Fishing Experiences
Article – Meet Australia’s Fishing Guides
See the brochure – There’s Nothing Like Fishing In Australia