Dampier Marine Park provides protection for offshore shelf habitats adjacent to the Dampier Archipelago, and includes several submerged coral reefs and shoals, including Delambre Reef and Tessa Shoals. It is also important habitat for flatback, hawksbill, loggerhead and green turtles.

The park is 10 kilometres north-east of Cape Lambert, Western Australia. It covers 1,252 square kilometres and has National Park, Habitat Protection and Multiple Use zones.Parks Australia

Dampier ranges from less than 5 to 40 metres depth, with an average depth of 22 metres. The majority of the park (81%) falls within the shallow zone (less than 30 metres). [View on map]

All data
Public/analysed data
Coverage and accessibility of bathymetry (AusSeabed) and habitat observations (SQUIDLE+; green, GlobalArchive; purple, and MARS database; orange) for selected region.

What's known about the Dampier marine park?

The current state of research knowledge (bathymetry, physical and biological observations, seafloor habitat maps) for this region.
Habitat and bathymetry summaries last refreshed April 2024. Habitat observations are refreshed weekly from data providers.


Habitat Area (km²) Mapped (%)
% of coverage (relative to surveyed area)
Total (%)
% of coverage (relative to total region area)


Resolution Area (km²) Mapped (%)
% of coverage (relative to surveyed area)
Total (%)
% of coverage (relative to total region area)

Habitat Observations

  • 0 imagery deployments (0 campaigns)
  • 0 video deployments (0 campaigns)
  • 0 sediment samples (0 analysed) from 0 surveys

Research Effort

Data Quality

What's in the Dampier marine park?

Underwater imagery from this region, and pressures and activities occurring here.


Loading imagery deployment data...

Pressures & Activities