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7-Day Exmouth Explorer via Pinnacles Monkey Mia Ningaloo Reef returning to Perth

Perth, Western Australia

Discover why Western Australia is a nature lovers’ paradise. Become an Exmouth Explorer and experience the many wonders of the World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef. As you journey through the idyllic West Coast you will experience a totally different side to Australia, a region many are yet to discover!

Highlights:
• Wonder at the limestone outcrops of The Pinnacles
• Explore the stunning gorges of Kalbarri National Park
• Walk a beach made entirely of tiny shells
• Meet Monkey Mia’s friendly resident dolphins
• Discover the underwater world of the Ningaloo Reef
• Opportunity to snorkel with Manta Rays, Whalesharks & dive The Navy Pier
• Relax and unwind at postcard worthy Turquoise Bay

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Perth, Western Australia
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Itinerary

Day 1: Perth to The Pinnacles to Kalbarri National Park

Stop At: Perth, Perth, Greater Perth, Western Australia
Start your adventure in the most remote capital city of Perth before heading north into the nature lovers’ paradise that is Western Australia.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: The Pinnacles, Pinnacles Drive Nambung National Park, Cervantes, Western Australia 6511 Australia
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. Walking distance approx.1.5km.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Kalbarri, Kalbarri, Western Australia
Then it’s on to the seaside town of Kalbarri for our overnight accommodation.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:


Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Kalbarri at a centrally located hostel, comfortable accommodation with share bathroom facilities.

Day 2: Kalbarri National Park to Monkey Mia Shark Bay

Stop At: Kalbarri National Park, 150 km N of Geraldton, Kalbarri, Western Australia Australia
Hike down to the banks of the Murchison River to marvel at the Murchison Gorge and Z-Bend. Located in the heart of Kalbarri National Park, where water has carved its way through sandstone. Here you have the option to try abseiling (additional cost). Walking distance approx. Check out the fantastic views from Kalbarri Skywalk.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Nature’s Window, Ajana-Kalbarri Road, Kalbarri, Western Australia 6536 Australia
Peek through Nature’s Window into an ancient gorge and capture a spectacular photo of the views across Kalbarri National Park.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Shell Beach, Via Shark Bay Road, Denham, Western Australia 6537 Australia
Before taking a strolling on a beach made entirely of tiny shells.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Monkey Mia, Monkey Mia, Western Australia
A visit to the World Heritage Listed region of Shark Bay will leave you in awe of the beauty of nature. Then it’s on to Monkey Mia for our accommodation by the beach.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:


Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Monkey Mia by the beach, comfortable accommodation with share bathroom facilities.

Day 3: Monkey Mia Shark Bay to Coral Bay

Stop At: Monkey Mia Reserve, 1 Monkey Mia Rd Shark Bay area, Gascoyne Region, Monkey Mia, Western Australia 6537 Australia
This morning witness the famous Monkey Mia Dolphins playing just off the shore and don’t forget your camera. Enjoy chill out time on the beach here or enjoy a coffee at the restaurant before we get back on the road mid-morning.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hamelin Pool, Hamelin Pool, Western Australia
We’ll visit the fascinating and world’s oldest living fossils, the Stromatolites also known as the lungs of the ocean.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Coral Bay, Coral Bay, Western Australia
Stay overnight in Coral Bay, a town right by the beach which boasts coral so close to shore you can swim out to view it. Or join a tour in search of whale sharks or manta rays.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:



Accommodation included: Staying in Coral Bay, Ningaloo Coral Bay Backpackers offers a clean and comfortable dorm, double/twin, or single rooms.

Day 4: Coral Bay to Ningaloo Reef

Stop At: Coral Bay, Coral Bay, Western Australia
You’ll have most of the day to explore the Ningaloo Reef, Australia’s largest Fringe 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.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Ningaloo Reef, Off the North West Cape Yardie Creek Rd Ningaloo Marine Park, Exmouth Region, Ningaloo, Western Australia 6707 Australia
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.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:



Accommodation included: Staying in Exmouth, Potshot Hotel Resort Backpackers offers a clean and comfortable dorm, double/twin, or single rooms.

Day 5: Exmouth to Cape Range National Park

Stop At: Exmouth, Exmouth, Western Australia
We follow the road as far north as Exmouth Cape, a place where rugged mountains flow almost down to the sea.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, 18 Kms North of Exmouth Yardie Creek Rd Ningaloo Reef Area, Gascoyne Region, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707 Australia
Stand atop Vlamingh Head at the lighthouse for views over the reef and ranges. In spring, you may even spot the migrating humpback whales go by. Walking distance approx. 1km.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Cape Range National Park, Yardie Creek Road, Exmouth Exmouth Region, Western Australia 6707 Australia
Today choose to do another boat tour and swim with Whale Sharks (seasonal) or explore Cape Range National park, a spectacular place of rugged limestone ranges, breathtaking deep canyons and 50km of pristine beaches.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Turquoise Bay, Ningaloo Reef area Yardie Creek Rd Approx 1 Hour’s Drive North/West From Exmouth, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707 Australia
Relax on the beach or choose to go snorkelling at the stunning Turquoise Bay (snorkel hire available)
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:



Accommodation included: Staying in Exmouth, Potshot Hotel Resort Backpackers offers a clean and comfortable dorm, double/twin, or single rooms.

Day 6: Exmouth to Geraldton

Stop At: Exmouth, Exmouth, Western Australia
Be amazed by your visit to the World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef, known for its diverse marine life, manta rays and whale shark visitors!
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Carnarvon, Carnarvon, Western Australia
Visit the town of Carnarvon and one of the local banana or mango plantations (seasonal)
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Murchison River, Ajana Kalbarri Road, Kalbarri, Western Australia 6536 Australia
The group will enjoy their final dinner together at The Murchison Tavern after a long day of driving, discounted meals available at guests’ own expense.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Geraldton WA, Australia
After a quick stop in Geraldton and if time permits a visit to the pink lake (seasonal, not guaranteed). Before arriving at our final overnight destination in Geraldton.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:


Accommodation included: Staying at Geraldton Backpackers on the Foreshore is a clean and friendly accommodation for budget-conscious travelers.

Day 7: Geraldton to Perth

Stop At: Geraldton, Geraldton, Western Australia
Enjoy the HMAS Sydney Memorial with stunning views of Geraldton.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Green Head WA 6514, Australia
Take a walk along the 3-bay walk at Green Head before wandering amongst the sand dunes of Lancelin.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Perth, Perth, Greater Perth, Western Australia
Take in the last views of the scenic countryside before making our way back towards Perth. drop off starting around 5:00pm.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:


No accommodation included on this day.

Location

Perth, Western Australia

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