Tour ID: 10063670

Take a journey along Western Australia’s Coral Coast, a region known for its stunning natural scenery,
diverse wildlife and gorgeous beaches. Marvel at the limestone Pinnacles and then take in the beautiful
scenery of Kalbarri National Park, where the Murchison River winds its way through red gorges. Monkey Mia
is sure to delight with its friendly bottlenose dolphins and other abundant wildlife. Then it’s on to the jewel of
the Coral Coast, the famous Ningaloo Reef, for 2 days exploring the pristine waters and searching for turtles!
You’ll get to experience the best nature has to offer on this tour from Perth to Exmouth. This tour has
something for everyone!

Day 1: Perth - Kalbarri
Kick off your adventure with a guided tour through the Pinnacles Desert before enjoying lunch by the sea
then journey up Indian Ocean Drive for some stunning coastal views. After a quick stop in Geraldton and if
time permits a visit to pink lake (seasonal, not guaranteed) then it’s on to the seaside town of Kalbarri for our
overnight accommodation.
Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Accom: Pelicans Nest Kalbarri or similar
Driving Distance: 575km
Hike Distance: 2km

Day 2: Kalbarri - Monkey MiaVisit the marvels of The Murchison Gorge, Nature’s Window and Z-Bend in Kalbarri National Park where
water has carved its way through sandstone. Here you have the option to try abseiling (additional cost).
Witness bright pops of colour here during wildflower season (spring). Enjoy a great photo opportunity at
Nature’s Window before strolling a beach made entirely of tiny shells. Then it’s on to Denham for our
accommodation by the beach.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accom: RAC Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort Budget Double (share bathroom facilities) or similar
Driving Distance: 450km
Hike Distance: 4km

Day 3: Monkey Mia - Coral Bay
This morning meet the famous Monkey Mia Dolphins and get some amazing photos. Enjoy chill out time on
the beach here or enjoy a coffee at the restaurant before we get back on the road mid-morning. We'll visit
the fascinating rock formations, the Stromatolites, before settling into our accommodation in Coral Bay,
located right on the famous Ningaloo Reef.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accom: Ningaloo Coral Bay Private Double or similar
Driving Distance: 580km
Hike Distance: 2km

Day 4: Coral Bay - Exmouth
You’ll have most of the day to explore the Ningaloo Reef at your own leisure. Choose to join a boat tour or
enjoy free time to experience the beautiful beaches Coral Bay has to offer. Go for a stroll on the beach
and check out the shark nursery, swim with the manta rays (additional cost) or go for a snorkel on the
Ningaloo Reef only metres from shore. This evening we take the short drive up the peninsula to Exmouth and
check into our accommodation for two nights in the town centre.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accom: Potshot Hotel Resort Private Double or similar
Driving Distance: 155km

Day 5: Exmouth
Today we explore Cape Range National Park, a spectacular place of rugged limestone ranges,
breathtaking deep canyons and 50km of pristine beaches. Relax on the beach or choose to go snorkelling
at the stunning Turquoise Bay (snorkel hire $10 and a bond required), visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, relax
at Milyering Visitors Center and more before finishing the tour in the late afternoon. Or choose to join a
whale shark or humpback whale snorkel tour and spend the day meeting some of the Ningaloo Reef’s most
famous visitors (own expense and seasonal). There’s also the Navy Pier dive option for those that are
certified and have dived in the last 6 months (own expense).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accom: Potshot Hotel Resort Private Double or similar
Driving Distance: 135km
Hike Distance: 1km

Day 6: Exmouth
Today your tour finishes up after you check out of your accommodation at 10:00am.
Meals: Breakfast
Accom: Extend your stay or arrange connections to your next destination (own-expense)

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Inner City Perth Pick-up, 5 Nights Dorm Accommodation, 4x Breakfast, 4x Lunch, 4x Dinner, National Park Entry Fee, Pinnacles Desert entrance fee, Monkey Mia entrance fee, Knowledgeable Tour Commentary, Experienced driver/guide, Small Group Touring, Maximum 24 seats.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Optional Activities (can be booked on board): Kalbarri Abseiling, Swim with Manta Rays, Glass Bottom Boat on the Ningaloo Reef. Whaleshark swim (seasonal March-July), Whaleshark/Humpback Whale swim (seasonal Aug-Sept), Scuba Dive the Navy Pier, Scuba Dive the Ningaloo Reef.

  • Duration:

    Operates: Friday
    Duration: 6 days / 5 Nights
    Departs: Perth @ 7:25 am (approx.)

  • Departure:

    7:00 AM Tue, Fri

  • Return:

    Organised touring ends in Exmouth @ 4:00 pm on day 5. (approx.) You will have accommodation on this night included also, but no group activities are arranged for this night or the next morning.

  • Departure points:

    Perth and Fremantle

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Default departure point is the Criterion Hotel (560 Hay Street) at 7.25am.

    A list of our only other available pick up locations and tentative times for this tour can be found here. Please notify us of your preferred pickup location and we will confirm your pickup time.

    Please note that these times are to be used as a guide only and your actual drop-off/arrival time may vary significantly due to circumstance.
    For tours returning to Perth regulations state that we can only drop you off at your original pickup point or at the Criterion Hotel.

  • What to bring:

    ● Water bottle - 1.5L
    ● Hat & sunglasses
    ● Sunscreen & insect repellent
    ● Swimmers, towel & toiletries
    ● Comfortable hiking shoes
    ● Camera & flashlight
    ● All-weather clothing
    ● Money for snack and meals
    ● 15kg overnight bag & small day pack
    ● A sense of adventure!

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    This fare type accepts children 6 to 17 years old and must be accompanied by an adult or legal
    guardian. Not suitable for infants or children 5 years and under.

  • Additional Information:

    Luggage restrictions: One bag up to 20kg's is permitted in the trailer and a small handbag can be brought on the bus.
    Group Size: Maximum of 24 pax

  • Destinations:

    Perth, Shark Bay, Exmouth, Monkey Mia, Pinnacles Desert, Kalbarri, Coral Bay, Denham, Geraldton, Cervantes and Ningaloo Reef

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