What does a perfect day in Exmouth look like to you? Maybe it means catching a sunrise, snorkelling the Ningaloo Reef, or just sitting on the beach with a good book listening to the sounds of the sea. Read on for our suggestions to help you get the best out of 24 hours (but hopefully more!) in Exmouth.
Just under two hours south of Exmouth, Coral Bay is known as Exmouth’s quieter neighbour. But it is a stunning destination in its own right. With a laid-back vibe and easy-going nature, Coral Bay is a great place to head to if you want to enjoy a stress-free outdoorsy seaside escape.
Ningaloo, a biodiversity hot spot, has an incredible wildlife population for visitors to see and, in some cases, interact with. From whale sharks and humpback whales to rock wallabies, this part of Western Australia is a paradise for nature lovers.
What’s the best way to travel to Exmouth? It’s probably the question we get asked the most. We get that it’s one of the most important decisions when planning your holiday. Although there’s no right or wrong answer, there are pros and cons for both flying and driving. Ultimately, time and cost will be the main factors influencing your decision.
Something big is coming to Exmouth in April. And for a change, we’re not talking about the whale sharks! On the 20 April 2023, locals and tourists alike will witness a spectacular natural occurrence – an almost Total Solar Eclipse.
Magical snorkelling opportunities are abundant in Ningaloo Marine Park here in Western Australia, too. With 300 km of coral reefs, it’s home to 250 different species of coral, dolphins, manta rays, turtles, dugongs, and a dazzling array of tropical fish.
For travellers keen to experience paradise on earth, Exmouth and the Ningaloo Reef is about as close as you can get. Breathtaking scenery surrounds our welcoming coastal town, home to some of the most Instagrammable spots in Western Australia.
If you are in the middle of planning an Exmouth escape with the family, you might be wondering what activities there are to keep the kids interested and entertained. Exmouth is a family-friendly place and a must-visit for nature-loving families. You will find lots of exciting things to do with younger family members to ensure they won’t get bored.
People come to Western Australia from all over the world to swim with the biggest fish in the ocean. But it is not just whale sharks attracting visitors to Exmouth and Coral Bay. The arrival of migrating humpback whales between June and October is another unforgettable experience you can have here in Ningaloo.
If you are anything like us, indulging in some delicious food can go a long way towards creating an unforgettable holiday experience. Food can be one of the best parts about travelling. And after a day of fun and adventure exploring all that Exmouth has to offer, a good feed is the least you deserve.
Keeping our feet on terra firma, Cape Range National Park is one of WA’s most scenic parks. It’s a special place to explore and our go-to whenever we need to connect with nature.
There’s no two ways about it. If you love life on and under the water, you will feel right at home here in Exmouth, Western Australia. Thanks to the pristine crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean and a near-perfect all-year-round climate, it’s an ocean lover’s paradise.
As much as we know you love spending time in the water, there are plenty of adventures if you prefer to keep your feet on terra firma. No trip to Exmouth is complete without spending a bit of time exploring the natural wonders of Cape Range National Park. Whether you’re here for a few days, a week or longer.
From March to July, locals and tourists make their way to Exmouth and Coral Bay for a once in a lifetime opportunity to see and swim with the world’s largest fish. Whale sharks are now back in Ningaloo, and the first tours of the season have officially started.
Exmouth is a playground for adventure lovers. Whether on land, sea or air, there’s a unique experience waiting here for you when you arrive. To get the best out of your next Exmouth adventure, we recommend booking a tour with one of our local tour operators. There’s no better way to discover some of Exmouth’s hidden gems.
Ningaloo Reef is famous for its whale sharks. It is not as well known as the Great Barrier Reef. But it is a magical underwater paradise and one of the best spots for scuba diving enthusiasts in Australia.
With 50 km of pristine beaches to explore – all magnificent in their own right – if you’re looking for the most beautiful beaches in Australia (we’d even go so far as to say the whole world!), we guarantee you won’t be disappointed.
One of the most rewarding ways to explore our beautiful state of Western Australia is to pack up the car, hit the road and create your own road trip itinerary.