10 days in Exmouth & The Coral Coast Itinerary

10 days in Exmouth & The Coral Coast Itinerary

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10 days in Exmouth & The Coral Coast Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  3​h
1
Geraldton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Jurien Bay
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h
End: Perth

1
night
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Greenough Museum & Gardens and then steep yourself in history at Central Greenough. On the next day, learn about all things military at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Geraldton, then steep yourself in history at Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground, and finally examine the collection at The Tin Heads.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Geraldton trip planner .

Perth to Geraldton is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Greenough, Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground
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Central Greenough ©
Central Greenough
Greenough Museum & Gardens ©
Greenough Museum & Gardens

2
nights
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
On the 5th (Mon), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then get great views at Red Bluff, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hutt Lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Rainbow Jungle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Chinaman's Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalbarri trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Geraldton to Kalbarri takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jurien Bay.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs
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Chinaman's Beach ©
Chinaman's Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Jurien Bay

Jurien Bay ©
Jurien Bay, is a coastal town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 220km north of Perth facing the Indian Ocean.HistoryThe coastline around Jurien Bay was first known to Europeans in the 17th century. Take a break from the city and head to Dynamite Bay and The Pinnacles Desert. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jurien Bay: Nambung National Park (in Cervantes) and Badgingarra National Park (in Badgingarra). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Stromatolites.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jurien Bay trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Jurien Bay takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jurien Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cervantes, Badgingarra National Park, Dynamite Bay
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The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Dynamite Bay ©
Dynamite Bay
Badgingarra National Park ©
Badgingarra National Park

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Get outdoors at Ningaloo Marine Park and Aqua Rush. Spend the 11th (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Coral Bay day trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jurien Bay to Coral Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching