Hours: 9am tp 3pm Daily (closed Saturdays), Guided tours run twice daily at 10am and 2pm
Visit One Arm Points Hatchery located at the tip of the Dampier Peninsula. Experience the massive tidal flows of the King Sound and the beautiful sourrounding reef and mangrove systems. Learn about the Bardi Jawis strong connection to their rich culture and saltwater traditions in one of the guided Cultural Hatchery Tours. You can also purchase locally crafted products such as polished shells and jewellery.
The Ardyaloon Hatchery was established to address the declining stocks of the Trochus niloticus shell and seek to create a commercially sustainable industry harvesting the shell.
The hatchery has been successful in restocking juvenile trochus to support community members commercially fishing for the species and for sale to the Australian aquarium industry. Join an experienced local guide on a fascinating and educational tour of the Ardyaloon Hatchery which contains a diverse range of fish, coral and crustacean species.
Visit Ardyaloon Hatchery located at One Arm Point within Ardyaloon Community at the tip of the Dampier Peninsula. The Hatchery is located 16 km north of the Kooljaman at Cape Leveque resort turn-off.
$18 per Adult & $5 per child (6−16 years) for the Ardyaloon community visitor pass which includes a guided Ardyaloon Hatchery tour and access to Jologo Beach, Middle Beach and Round Rock.
No visitor accommodation is available at Ardyaloon.
Covid-19 Remote Communities AccessPlease note: Ardyaloon Community is closed to all visitors under Remote Aboriginal Community Direction No. 3.
We have arranged for a variation to this to allow commercial tour bus operators ONLY to visit the hatchery site. These tours will drive straight to hatchery and leave immediately after tour.
These companies are linked below.
Horizontal Seaplane Adventures
Instyle Adventures (Bus Only)
This is the ONLY method tourists can access the hatchery by booking a tour with one of the companies listed above.
People coming into the community in their cars risk a fine from Police.
There is a sign 5 kms from Community and another at Community entrance advising Community is closed.
Phone: +61 8 9192 4930