Cool fact…
Comparison of satellite images of McDonald Island taken in 2004 with aerial photography from 1980 shows that the island more than doubled in size over that time as a result of volcanic activity, from about 1 square kilometre to 2.5 square kilometres.

Zone maps

Click on the small maps below to look at larger (PDF) maps of the zones:


Map of the marine zones in the Reserve (Inner Marine Zone, Outer Marine Zone) plus the Conservation zone.
(Figure 2 from the Management Plan - PDF 120 KB)


Map of the terrestrial zones in the Reserve. Click on the maps below for greater detail of the zones in the Atlas Cove, Spit Bay and Long Beach areas.
(Figure 3 from the Management Plan - PDF 385 KB)


Map of the Atlas Cove Main Use Zone, the Atlas Cove Visitor Access Zone and the Heritage Zone.
(Figure 4 from the Management Plan - PDF 144 KB)


Map of the Spit Bay Main Use Zone and the Spit Bay Visitor Access Zone.
(Figure 5 from the Management Plan - PDF 327 KB)


Map of the Long Beach Visitor Access Zone.
(Figure 6 from the Management Plan - PDF 333 KB)

This page was last updated on 28 February 2005.