- Wednesday, 15 August 2012 11:44
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The West Australian government is looking for expressions of interest to develop an ecotourism resort in the Francois Peron National Park site, located in the Shark Bay World Heritage Area,
about 10km north of Monkey Mia.
Tourism minister Kim Hames said, "The state government is looking for investors to create a unique, world-class ecotourism resort of the same calibre as Sal Salis at Ningaloo Reef; Karijini Eco Retreat; or the Eco Beach Resort at Broome," Dr Hames said. "Francois Peron is one of the truly extraordinary areas of WA with its scenic coastline featuring red cliffs, turquoise blue water, white beaches and abundant wildlife."
The site is the fourth released under the Naturebank program, which has already led to the Bungle Bungles Safara Camp and the Mt Hart Wilderness Lodge that have recently opened