Shark Bay, Western Australia

67724 WDPA ID
21973.0 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Australia


  • Original Name Baie Shark, Australie occidentale
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 1991
  • Sublocation AU-WA
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (vii)(viii)(ix)(x)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • WH Outlook Report 2014


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2021 IUCN World Heritage Programme

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Shark Bay, Western Australia from the World Database on Protected Areas, April 2024. Available at: