The 4WD Barge 'Hartog Explorer' operates 7 days a week ex Barge Landing Beach, Steep Point. The barge is a purpose built landing craft designed to carry a 4WD vehicle and off road camper trailer with passengers to Dirk Hartog Island. Bookings are essential and must be made 48 hours prior to arrival. Maximum combined length of 4WD & Trailer is 10.6m.
Note: The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation & Attractions limit the number of 4WD vehicles allowed camping in the Dirk Hartog Island National Park to 20 at any one time.
Barge Transfers 2022
Return trailer transfer: $165 | Return adult transfer: $35 | Return child transfer: $22
For special camping packages including barge transfers, click here.
Group Bookings (min 4 vehicles required)
The barge is available for group bookings with seasonal discounts on Monday & Thursday.
For a detailed outline of how to drive to the pickup point at Steep Point click here.
Instructions on how to drive safely onto the 4WD barge, click here.
*To book your barge transfer, select the preferred campsite or accommodation style and this will lead to allowing you to book your transfers.