Ningaloo Reef Tours Activities and Sightseeing
Experiences That Will Show You The Best of Australia Activities in Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth, Cape Range National Park and the Pilbara
Ningaloo Reef and Western Australia.
The Region covered in our Australian Travel Destination 10, the Region including Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth, Cape Range National Park and the Pilbara is absolutely immense, being larger than most European countries. It is sparsely populated (approx 48,000), with most of the people in the towns of Exmouth, Port Hedland, Karratha, Marble Bar and Newman. To come to grips with size of this Travel Destination, look at the Map of Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth, Whale Sharks,The Pilbara, Western Australia. The Map of Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth, Whale Sharks, Cape Range National Park will throw the detail of the North West Cape Peninsula into focus.
There are a lot of very good hotels and accommodations in the area, but bookings are advisable, especially during the high season (March to June).
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Ningaloo Reef and Swimming with the Whale Sharks.
Since it is situated 1,200 Kms (720 miles) to the north of Perth, Ningaloo Reef is not just visited on a casual basis.The Ningaloo Reef itself is about 260 Kms (155 miles) long and fringes the cape Range National Park. It is easily accessible from shore and was declared the Ningaloo Marine Park in 1987 to afford the ecosystem the protection of Australian conservation law. Swimming with the Whale Sharks is possible during the March to June period, and the best accommodation at Ningaloo Reef is arguably Sal Salis, an upscale safari style luxury eco accommodation near Exmouth.
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Exmouth, Gateway to the Ningaloo Reef.
When flying in to Exmouth, the services land at Learmonth Airport, just to the south of the township. The whole North West Cape region enjoys hot dry summers with average temperatures of 38 C (100 F.) and warm, dry winters averaging 25 C. (75 F.), with the rainfall there is spread pretty evenly throughout the year. Annual rainfall averages about 260 mm. (10 Inches). The 2,000 residents of Exmouth service the Tourist industry, with the population swelling to around 6,000 people during the autumn and winter high season from March to June.
Cape Range National Park.
Running the length of the western side of the North West Cape Peninsula, the Cape Range National Park provides the perfect backdrop to the Ningaloo Reef. It is an area of caves, many of which are still unexplored, and is home to a lot of wildlife and shows off spectacular wildflowers in the southern spring during September and October. Cape Range National Park was declared in 1964, some 23 years before the declaration of the Ningaloo Reef Marine Park that protects the Ningaloo Reef.
The Wide Expanses of The Pilbara, Western Australia.
Red earth, aboriginal culture, dramatic and expansive landscapes and isolated towns wait for those intrepid enough to spend time in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia. The extraction of Iron Ore is the major industry of the area and is serviced by Port Hedland, Karratha and Newman.
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