12 days in Exmouth, Ningaloo & Coral Bay Itinerary

12 days in Exmouth, Ningaloo & Coral Bay Itinerary

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12 days in Exmouth, Ningaloo & Coral Bay Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  10​h
1
Exmouth
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ningaloo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for adventure, beaches, historic sites, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Mildura Wreck, and explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Exmouth trip itinerary app .

Melbourne to Exmouth is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Exmouth is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in August, you will find days in Exmouth are much warmer (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Ningaloo.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Cape Range National Park
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:
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Shark Diving
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Ningaloo

Ningaloo ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ningaloo trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Exmouth to Ningaloo in 2 hours. August in Ningaloo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife Parks
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Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Coral Bay is known for beaches, adventure, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get outside with Aqua Rush, enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay Beach, and stroll through The Coral Bay Shark Nursery.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coral Bay trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Ningaloo to Coral Bay takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

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