Welcome to Australia’s Coral Coast, home to uninterrupted stretches of white sandy beaches, untouched coral reefs just metres from the shore, breathtaking gorges and brilliant carpets of colourful wildflowers. Discover everything there is to do and see in this incredible destination and plan your next great holiday!
Situated at the northern gateway to the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area, Exmouth is the perfect base to explore the grandiose landscape of Cape Range National Park and the underwater wonders of the Ningaloo Marine Park. Visitors come from around the world to swim with awe-inspiring gentle giants of the sea, the whale sharks.
The Ningaloo Marine Park extends 10 nautical miles seaward and encompasses over 5,000 square kilometres of ocean. Home to around 300 species of coral and 500 species of fish, the Ningaloo Reef is just a few metres from the shore in some places and therefore easily accessible to snorkellers.
Coral Bay is a marine paradise and one of Western Australia’s premier family holiday destinations. With beautiful coral gardens just metres from the pristine white beach, it’s a must visit destination for nature lovers. Swim with giant manta rays year round or with whale sharks (the world’s largest fish) between March and June.
Carnarvon is a subtropical oasis where fresh fruit, vegetables and seafood are plentiful. Carnarvon’s warm, sunny climate and laidback lifestyle attracts many visitors each year. It’s a great place to rest and take in the Indigenous and pioneering heritage of the region.
Monkey Mia Reserve is located on the eastern shore of Peron Peninsula about 23km from the town of Denham. Home to the world famous Monkey Mia dolphins, it’s a must-stop for families and nature lovers alike. Monkey Mia also offers many other attractions and tours including beach camel treks, wildlife sailing cruises and Indigenous tours.
Shark Bay World Heritage Area
The Shark Bay World Heritage Area covers 2.2 million hectares of land and sea on the coast of Shark Bay. The colourful and diverse landscapes, rare flora and fauna and world class examples of Earth’s ecological processes all contribute to the region being World Heritage listed.
The seaside tourist town of Denham is the gateway for exploring the beautiful and fascinating Shark Bay World Heritage Area. This is the departure point for visits to Dirk Hartog Island, Steep Point, Shell Beach, Francois Peron National Park and the stromatolites at Hamelin Pool.
Renowned for ruggedly beautiful coastal cliffs and rust red river gorges, Kalbarri offers a wealth of activities and attractions for people of all ages and interests, from swimming, fishing, surfing and hiking to abseiling, quad biking, canoeing, horse riding, whale watching, sky diving, canyoning and sand boarding.
Located 60 kilometres off the coast of Geraldton, nature enthusiasts flock to the Abrolhos Islands to go fishing, bird watching, snorkelling and scuba diving. There are 122 islands in total, clustered into three groups: Wallabi, Easter and the Pelsaert. Scenic flights to the islands are available from Geraldton.
Geraldton offers beautiful beaches, rolling hills and a range of activities and accommodation. Situated on Champion Bay, Geraldton is one of Australia’s top destinations for water sports enthusiasts. The consistent summer winds provide ideal conditions for yachting, wind surfing and surfing. Fishing and diving are also popular in this part of the world.
Dongara & Port Denison
The twin towns of Dongara and Port Denison boast true coastal village charm, with the Irwin River creating a scenic landmark as it meanders between the two. Beautiful beaches provide ideal conditions for sailing, surfing, fishing, windsurfing, kite surfing and swimming.
Jurien Bay is a popular short break destination. Whether you’re a wildflower enthusiast seeking the unique species in the region, a scuba diver exploring the underwater wonderland or a sky diver landing on a pristine white beach, nature lovers and thrill seekers alike are sure to enjoy a stay in Jurien Bay.
Boasting beautiful beaches and the Nambung National Park, Cervantes is the ideal base to enjoy a range of activities such as fishing, swimming, tasting fresh seafood, exploring the Pinnacles Desert and discovering the stromatolites at Lake Thetis.