Exmouth is located 13 hours 1252km from Perth. There is a Airport just outside of Exmouth which have regular flights from Perth. You can also hire a car and road trip it up to Exmouth. There is plenty of beautiful stops along the way to break up the drive. Exmouth has warm weather year round, stunning beaches and beautiful snorkeling in the reef. It is the perfect destination for those seeking some winter sun. Located along Western Australia’s coral coast. The biggest draw to Exmouth is whale shark season which occurs from April – July when they can be seen migrating along Australia’s west coast.
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse
The Light house offers one of the best ocean views on the Ningaloo coast. A full panorama of the tip of North West Cape, including the Harold E Holt Communications Station VLF towers, Muiron Islands, offshore oilrigs, Ningaloo Reef and the township of Exmouth. The best time to head up to the light house is to watch the sunset over the ocean.
Yardie Creek Rim Gorge Track
The Yardie Nature Trail/Yardie Creek Gorge Trail is a 2km two-part trail that starts with a 1.25km, class 2 trail. The Yardie Nature Trail follows a gentle, well-defined path that overlooks Yardie Creek, offering views of the creek down to the Ningaloo Reef. At the end of the Yardie Nature Trail, the 750m Yardie Gorge Trail begins. This is a class 4 trail that is often rough and requires a moderate to high level of fitness. The Yardie Gorge Trail takes you high above Yardie Creek with views over the gorge and Ningaloo Reef.
Tulki Beach Campground
This Campground is one of the National Park Campgrounds, you must book before coming. You can book when you arrive but there is minimal signal and most of the campgrounds book up 6 months before. There is bush loos and rubbish bins at the campground and you are 200m from the beach. This is the closest campground to Turquoise Bay. It is $22 per night for 2 people plus $15 park pass per day. There is also 2 months and yearly passes to the national parks in WA,
There are 20 campsites in the national park. For more information and booking Click Here.
Osprey Bay is a stunning location offering fantastic swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and fishing. Above the small beach are 44 camp sites, with have direct access to the shoreline.
Has been voted as one of the best beaches in Australia. The bay has a current which runs horizontal to the shore and has amazing snorkeling. You can jump into the water and let the current take you. Just be careful as the current can get very strong. Always swim with caution.
Mandu Mandu Gorge
Mandu Mandu Gorge has a 3km walking trail that allows access into this dry terrain. The trail starts at the end of the Mandu Mandu track and follows the northern ridge of the gorge, offering stunning views down to the Ningaloo Reef. The trail then leads into the creek bed from where you follow the base of the gorge back to the car park.
This beach is tide depending as at low tide the water is too low and you could damage the coral or cut your self on the coral. The time to swim here is high tide and to check the tides head to Milyering information centre.
Lakeside Snorkel Spot
To access the snorkeling area, walk 500m south along the beach to where you see the Lakeside Sanctuary marker. Continue past the shore sanctuary marker (yellow posts), you will see two in-water sanctuary markers (yellow buoys). Snorkel between the beach and the two in-water sanctuary markers.
Tantabiddi Boat Ramp
Enjoy some beautfiul snorkeling from the two kayak moorings in Tantabiddi Sanctuary Zone approximately 1.3km from the beach and boat ramp.
Whale Shark snorkel Tour
Swimming alongside the largest fish in the ocean is hands down the most popular thing to do in Exmouth. It’s certainly a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you’ll never forget. During the months of March – July, you’ll have the chance to get up close to these majestic giants on a guided tour. It’s best to secure your spot before you arrive in Exmouth, these tours fill up quickly during whale shark season! Click Here to Book.
Charles knife Canyon and Shot Hole Canyon
You can enter from Charles Knife Lookout road or the Shot Hole Canyon road. The track here to the shot hole canyon is officially closed. So it is best to access Shot Hole Canyon from the Thomas Carter Lookout The Badjirrajirra Loop Trail is 8km, class four trail that is often rough and requires moderate to high level of fitness. The walk also offers views of Shothole Canyon and Exmouth Gulf.
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