18 days in Exmouth, Karijini National Park & Coral Bay Itinerary

18 days in Exmouth, Karijini National Park & Coral Bay Itinerary

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18 days in Exmouth, Karijini National Park & Coral Bay Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Exmouth
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Karijini National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Sydney

7
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Spend the 14th (Tue) on the water with a fishing tour. There's still lots to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, stroll through Turquoise Bay, explore the activities along Yardie Creek, and take in breathtaking views at Charles Knife Canyon.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Exmouth road trip site .

Sydney to Exmouth is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Exmouth: highs are around 38°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cape Range National Park, Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

4
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
When in Karijini National Park, make a side trip to see Mount Nameless in Tom Price, approximately 58 minutes away.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Karijini National Park tour itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Exmouth to Karijini National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Karijini National Park can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Nameless
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Hancock Gorge ©
Hancock Gorge
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Spend the 24th (Fri) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park, kick back and relax at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery, and get outside with Aqua Rush.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Coral Bay trip app .

Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Coral Bay takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coral Bay

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

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