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Mackerel Islands

Thevenard and Direction Island | PO Box 141, Thevenard Island, Western Australia 6711, Australia
Mackerel Islands
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Such an amazing place to stay with the family. Action packed with snorkeling galore, great fishing in calm waters, delicious food and beautiful sunsets. Relaxing on the beach with not a breath of wind and the water lapping at your feet. We will definitely be going back again!!

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MackerelIsland, Manager at Mackerel Islands, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We couldn't agree with you more. Thevenard Island certainly offers the best of both worlds, plenty to explore plus its the perfect place to relax. We look forward to seeing you back at the islands. More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Our annual fishing and diving trip to Mackie Islands staying on Thevenard is well worth it! Art and Jade are always very welcoming and offer a experience unlike any other. We can also expect superb fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving each day before barbeques and a beer on the island over looking the water at night. A very relaxing and... More 

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MackerelIsland, Manager at Mackerel Islands, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that you all had a relaxing trip to Thevenard Island. It's great to hear you enjoyed the facilities that we provide on the island along with the fishing and diving in surrounding waters. We look forward to seeing you again next year. More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The trip there was comfortable and skipper Brad knowledgeable. Warm welcome with snacks & a swim in the big pool. Kids were in their version of heaven! Trip to the beach to kayak, back to the pool and the yummy lunch was polisted off quickly. Some great jetty fishing in the afternoon. Definitely worth it, will be back next time... More 

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MackerelIsland, Manager at Mackerel Islands, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are delighted to hear that your family enjoyed their day on Thevenard Island. We would love to have you come and stay for a few days next visit. We look forward to hearing from you in the future. Drop us a line anytime to check for cabin availability. More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We took our own boat to Direction Island and stayed 4 nights in the rustic but comfy shack. It was sensational to have the island all to ourselves and thoroughly enjoyed our time beach combing and searching for fresh turtle tracks. We then headed to Thevenard Island for 2 nights and again had the whole island to ourselves with Mackerel... More 

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Onslow, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Scuba diving, Fishing, Barbeque in nice and quiet remote location. Awesome helpful staff. Will go back one day. If you are looking to escape the city noise and enjoy the silence the this is the place to go.

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MackerelIsland, Manager at Mackerel Islands, responded to this review

Hi Michal, Thank you for your review. The tranquility of the islands is really something special. The beauty of the Mackerel Islands is that you can be as active or as relaxed as you like and be completely fulfilled in what ever you choice. Thanks More 

Dampier, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Well here we go again, the 18th trip, the largest party of 5 with one new comer. This place just amazes me, after 15yrs & 18 trips there is always something new to experience, from tens of Whales to free jumping Sailfish, the first catch of Pink Snapper, beach combing on Long Island, feeding the Grouper at the Cyclone mooring,... More 

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MackerelIsland, Manager at Mackerel Islands, responded to this review

Hi Kim, Thanks for taking the time to review your us. We are so excited to hear that you are enjoying the level of service we are offering and it means a lot coming form such a regular guest. The Mackerel Islands Crew will be always striving to improve. We look forward to seeing you next year to exceed your... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Any one thinking of doing the day trip to Thenenard Island from Onslow Just Do It ! it is well worth it. We had Fantastic and very enjoyable day seeing the sights of the island,walking the beaches,fishing on the beach,Snorkling with around the reefs and under the Jetty and had a superb lunched cooked for us by the Island manager... More 

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MackerelIsland, Manager at Mackerel Islands, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Ron, It was a fantastic day for you and the rest of your group, we are really please you enjoyed your day. The weather really turned it on for you guys and you took full advantage. Thanks for the photos and we hope to be seeing you all again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

A group of 14 of us travelled to Thevenard on a Sunday. We were met on the island by friendly tour operators who stayed with us for the entire day. We were taken to our base for the day, a lovely, tidy beach house with kitchen and bathroom facilities. We then hit the beach and enjoyed fishing, beverages and nibbles.... More 

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MackerelIsland, Manager at Mackerel Islands, responded to this review

We are please you enjoyed the Day trip to Thevenard Island. Thank you for taking the time to review our tour. We certainly agree with you comments and love sharing this amazing place with all our visitors. We hope to see you back here soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

the guys and girls put on a great day and food for our team! they showed us the sights and overall it was a relaxing day! the water was blue and cool, the host provided all the fishing and snorkelling gear, we just brought our selves. will be coming back for sure!

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MackerelIsland, Manager at Mackerel Islands, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Fun and Sun is what we are all about. Our location offers sun all year round and our fantastic staff bring the fun into the mix. We look forward to seeing you on the islands again. More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Two mates and I flew a light aircraft into Thevenard Island on a bit of an impromptu trip not really knowing what to expect. The airstrip is great, and over 1,000m long and paved, which is handy if you are taking off with full esky’s etc. We got picked up from the strip by Art, shown our accommodation and a... More 

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MackerelIsland, Manager at Mackerel Islands, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for your positive and enthusiastic feedback...The staff are definitely one of our best assets. It was our pleasure to have you all stay with us, seeing you enjoy the island and all it has to offer makes us even more proud of what we have here at the Mackerel Islands. We look forward to seeing you again... More 

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