The Abrolhos is an archipelago of 122 islands off Western Australia's midwest coast, about 60km west of Geraldton. Batavia hit Morning Reef, near Beacon Island in the Wallabi Group in 1629, while the Zeewijk was wrecked on Half-Moon Reef in the Pelsaert Group in 1727. Similar to the northern islands of Wallabi, the Easter Group of islands is also an important breeding habitat for seabirds where some are already considered to be a globally threatened species. The outlying North Island is considered as part of the Wallabi Group. The outlying North Island is considered as part of the Wallabi Group. In total there are 122 islands and adjoining reef structures encompassed by the Houtman Abrolhos. According to the latest scientific research, North Island and the Wallabi Group in the Houtman Abrolhos Islands are WAs fairy tern capital as well as part of the Mid Wests fast-growing ecotourism destination.The northern Abrolhos Islands are the winter destination for the threatened birds, who spend summer breeding in coastal …

The Abrolhos Islands are situated parallel to the West Australian coast. We stroll the white arc of sand to Turtle Bay, where a shade shelter and composting toilet are the only structures. The highlight of this island is to view the forts built by Weibbe Hayes and his soldiers to defend themselves against Cornelisz and his band of mutineers. The southern most group are called the “Pelsart Group”, the middle group “Easter Group” and the northern group are called “Wallabi Group”.The “Pelsart Group” are the closest to the mainland at 30 miles due west of Geraldton in the mid-west of Western Australia. Gaze in awe as you fly over the swirls of aquamarine and blue, before landing on Wallabi Island.
The national park includes 105 of those islands. Often described as the Galapagos Islands of the Indian Ocean, there are few places in Australia with more biodiversity. Mining of this seabird waste reduced the height of some islands by 1.5m.

The Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park encompasses all unoccupied islands and parts of islands not occupied by commercial fishers and aquaculture operators. The Abrolhos Islands are an A-class Reserve managed by the Western Australian Department of Fisheries for the conservation of flora and fauna, for tourism, and for purposes associated with fishing industries.

The Abrolhos is an archipelago lying about 60kms from the coast of Geraldton consisting of 122 unique islands clustered into three main groups: the Wallabi Group, Easter Group and Pelsaert Group.

Our skipper has had over 40 years’ experience in both crayfishing and operating charter boats over to the Islands. All fed by the warm southward-flowing Leeuwin Current, they are a meeting ground for all kinds of tropical and temperate sea life. They are made up of three groups of islands. Location: islands comprising the southern portion of Abrolhos islands Major Islands: Gun, Middle and Pelsaert Island The Houtman Abrolhos consist of three island groups: the Wallabi group, the Easter group and the Pelsaert group. habitats of the Wallabi Group, Houtman Abrolhos Islands, using remote sensing techniques Evans S. N., Bellchambers L. M. and Murray K. Department of Environment and Conservation Our environment, our future Fisheries Research Division Western Australian Fisheries and Marine Research Laboratories PO Box 20 NORTH BEACH, Western Australia 6920 The Abrolhos is an archipelago lying about 60kms from the coast of Geraldton consisting of 122 unique islands clustered into three main groups: the Wallabi Group, Easter Group and Pelsaert Group.
Tours to the islands are conducted out of Geraldton.

geraldtonguardian.com.au. Arriving at the Wallabi Group, we land on the dirt airstrip at one of the more substantial islands, East Wallabi. Pelsaert Group of Islands. The southern most group are called the “Pelsart Group”, the middle group “Easter Group” and the northern group are called “Wallabi Group”.The “Pelsart Group” are the closest to the mainland at 30 miles due west of Geraldton in the mid-west of Western Australia.

Batavia hit Morning Reef, near Beacon Island in the Wallabi Group in 1629, while the Zeewijk was wrecked on Half-Moon Reef in the Pelsaert Group in 1727. The Islands lie about 60 kilometres west of Geraldton, on the Western Australian coast, and consist of 122 islands clustered into three main groups: the Wallabi Group, Easter Group and Pelsaert Group, which extend from north to … THE HOUTMAN ABROLHOS ISLANDS – THE STORIES BEHIND THE NAMES: Traitor’s Island, Batavia’s Kerckhoff/Batavia’s Graveyard [Beacon Island] The wreck of the BATAVIA on Morning Reef in the Wallabi Group of the Houtman Abrolhos Islands, and the subsequent murder and mayhem that followed has left us with just one name today. Jed says the sheltered bay can get busy with private vessels, but today we are the only humans in sight.