Description

Dongara is a town 351 kilometres (218 min) north-northwest of Perth, Western Australia on the Brand Highway. The town is located at the mouth of the Irwin River. The area is marketed as the 'Rock lobster capital of Australia'. Dongara is the seat of the Shire of Irwin. At the 2016 census the shire had a population of 3,569, with 2,782 residing in the contiguous towns of Dongara and Port Denison.

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Around Dongara WA 6525


Our Picks on what to Do in Dongara WA

Irwin River Lookout

Big Lobster - Dongara WA

Fishermen's Memorial Lookout & Obelisk

Irwin River

Irwin District Museum

Grannies Beach Port Denison

Our Picks on where to Stay in Dongara WA

Old Mill Motel Dongara

The Priory Hotel

Dongara Hotel Motel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Dongara WA

Dat'n'thu restaurant

Moreton Bay Cafe

The Coffee Shack Cafe & Restaurant

Shopping in Dongara WA

Community Services  


Dongara Port Denison Visitor Centre WA
9 Waldeck Street,
DONGARA WA 6525

Shire Of Irwin WA
13 Waldeck Street, PMB 21 DONGARA WA 6525,
DONGARA WA 6525

Dongara Police Station WA
3 Waldeck Street,
DONGARA WA 6525

Dongara Public Hospital WA
48 Blenheim Road,
DONGARA WA 6525

Dongara Public Library WA
Waldeck Street,
DONGARA WA 6525

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 34
  • Population: 1380
  • State electorate(s): Moore
  • Federal Division(s): Durack
  • Established (yr): 1871
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Greenough WA 6532 (46.2 km, 30 mins)
Jurien Bay WA 6516 (132 km, 1 hr 22 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Dongara WA is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.