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Enjoy a sunny beach holiday at any time of the year.

Discover some of the world’s most biodiverse marine habitats offering extraordinary encounters just metres away from the pristine beaches. This is your window to World Heritage listed Shark Bay and Ningaloo Reef – the largest fringing reef on Earth. It’s one of the few places on Earth where you can swim with the largest fish in the ocean, the whale shark.

It's also where you'll meet the famous dolphins of Monkey Mia, walk the Pinnacles Desert moonscape and explore Kalbarri’s spectacular landscapes, where 400-million-year-old river gorges meet the Indian Ocean.

With Cervantes located just a couple of hours north of Perth, you can start exploring this region in a day. If you want to head further north, there’s plenty of options and possibilities on how to include Exmouth and the Coral Coast region in your extraordinary holiday.


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Kalbarri National Park
Kalbarri National Park
Over 183,000 hectares of dazzling gorges and wildflowers make this one of WA's most popular places to visit.

Monkey Mia
Monkey Mia
Meet the wild dolphins that are famous for visiting the Monkey Mia shoreline virtually every day for over 40 years.

Ningaloo Marine Park
Ningaloo Marine Park
Swim with the gentle giant of the sea - the whaleshark - in this UNESCO World Heritage listed marine park.

Cervantes
Cervantes
Blessed with pristine beaches and reefs, this is the perfect playground for swimming, snorkelling, boating and fishing.

Abrolhos Islands
Abrolhos Islands
Explore the 122 islands of the Abrolhos, with first class snorkelling, windsurfing and bird watching on offer.

Shark Bay
Shark Bay
Discover the natural beauty and biological diversity that earned Shark Bay its UNESCO World Heritage status.

Coral Bay
Coral Bay
Snorkel, fish and encounter fascinating marine life in the clear turquoise waters of this idyllic seaside town.

Exmouth
Exmouth
Swim just a few metres from the shore of Exmouth and you'll find yourself drifting over the world's largest fringing reef - Ningaloo.

Hamelin Pool Stromatolites
Hamelin Pool Stromatolites
These rare organisms are the oldest living fossils known to man.

Geraldton
Geraldton
The perfect playground to indulge in water sports, from wind and kite surfing to diving, snorkelling and fishing.

Jurien Bay
Jurien Bay
This relaxed town is blessed with sandy beaches, colourful reefs, amazing marine life and a thriving cray fishing industry.

Carnarvon
Carnarvon
This palm-fringed coastal oasis offers a platter of fresh tropical flavours and adventure.

The Pinnacles
The Pinnacles
These lunar-like spires form one of Australia's most unique and fascinating natural landscapes.

Denham
Denham
This seaside town is the ideal base for discovering all that has earned the Shark Bay area its World Heritage status.

Dongara - Port Denison
Dongara - Port Denison
This chilled out twin town is blessed with charming heritage buildings, stunning beaches, and year round holiday weather.

SEAFOOD
SEAFOOD
Western Australian seafood and freshwater fish is among the finest you’ll ever hook, cook and tuck in to. Feast on a bounty of fresh WA flavours.

National Parks & Forests
National Parks & Forests
Choose from 100 Western Australian national parks, explore Kings Park, be dwarfed by karri forests, or walk in the treetops of the Valley of the Giants.

Camping & Caravanning
Camping & Caravanning
On a caravaning and camping adventure in Western Australia, you can explore the largest and most diverse expanse of outback landscapes in Australia.

Beaches
Beaches
Western Australian beaches are among the most beautiful in the world, including the iconic Cable Beach and Lucky Bay.

Cruising & Sailing
Cruising & Sailing
​​Sailing or cruising Australia’s largest state, longest coastline and some of its greatest rivers offers an incredible diversity of scenery and experiences.

Diving & Snorkelling
Diving & Snorkelling
Thousands of kilometres of coastline, abundant and varied marine life, a mix of tropical and temperate climates and numerous shipwrecks just offshore, the diving and snorkelling in Western Australia is unbeatable.

Swimming with Dolphins
Swimming with Dolphins
Swimming with wild dolphins is one of the top bucket list experiences and Western Australia is among the best places in the world for magical close encounters.

Recreational Fishing
Recreational Fishing
Recreational fishing in Western Australia offers some of the world’s best deep sea fishing, freshwater fishing and beach fishing challenges and rewards.

Top 10 Nature Experiences
Top 10 Nature Experiences
Top 10 nature experiences – a swim with whale sharks and dolphins, whale watching, Kings Park, Pinnacles, wildflowers, Karijini, Bungle Bungle Range and more.

Top 10 Dive and Snorkel Spots
Top 10 Dive and Snorkel Spots
One diverse coast, many world-class dive and snorkel spots – from Albany to Rottnest, the Abrolhos to Ningaloo, the Mackerel Islands to Rowley Shoals.

Itineraries
Itineraries
Check out some itineraries to help inspire and plan your holiday in Western Australia. Ranging from short to long stay, they cover a variety of destinations and experiences ensuring there’s something for everyone.

Top 10 Spots to See Wildflowers
Top 10 Spots to See Wildflowers
View the world’s largest collection of wildflowers in Western Australia, with dazzling displays across the State, from Karijini National Park to Kings Park and beyond.

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THE CORAL COAST
Visit Australia's Coral Coast website for further information on things to do in Exmouth and the Coral Coast region.
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Visitor Centres
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