19 imagesAugustus Island in Camden Sound is one of the largest islands on the Kimberley coast; 22km long and a maximum width of 16km, with a total landmass of 190km2. The island is surrounded by extensive reefs, including a magnificent sandy reef at the northern end. The interior of the island is rocky, composed mainly of weathered quartz sandstones. There are several freshwater streams and pools, and the island is a haven for Narbaleks, small macropods also known as the Little Rock-Wallaby, and contains no known feral animals.
65 imagesAt 292km2, Montgomery Reef is Australia's largest inshore reef, and is to be included in the new Camden Sound Marine Park, announced by the state government in October 2010. On a falling tide, the reef appears to rise out of the ocean as water cascades off the reef.
60 imagesTurtle Reef in Talbot Bay is one of the largest and most important reefs on the Kimberley coast. The area is rich in marine life inlcuding the turtles for which it was named. Recent studies have highlighted thecorals on Turtle Reef which cope with unusual turbidity.