Ningaloo Coast attractions

Top Choice Beach in Ningaloo Marine Park

Turquoise Bay

This perfect sweep of powdery-white sand, lapped at by cerulean waters, is considered one of the top beaches in Australia. If snorkelling at the reef near the shore, mind the posted warnings about rip currents.
Top Choice Beach in Coral Bay

Bill's Bay

Bill's Bay is the perfectly positioned town beach, at the end of Robinson St. Easy access and sheltered teal waters make this a favourite with everyone, from families to snorkellers. Keep to the southern end when sn…
Top Choice Lighthouse in Around Exmouth

Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

It's hard to miss this hilltop lighthouse built in 1912. Spectacular views of the entire cape make it a great place for whale spotting and sunset watching.
Museum in Exmouth

Ningaloo Interpretation Centre

Exmouth's showpiece houses the expanded visitor centre, plus three beautifully presented galleries. One covers the history of this young town that grew from an American air base in the 1960s. Reef to Range introduce…
Visitor Centre in Around Exmouth

Jurabi Turtle Centre

Visit this unmanned interpretive centre by day to study turtle life cycles and obtain the Department of Parks and Wildlife pamphlet Marine Turtles in Ningaloo Marine Park. Return at night to observe nesting turtles …
Gorge in Cape Range National Park

Charles Knife Canyon

On the east coast, a very scenic, partially sealed and at times dramatically narrow 11km-long road ascends a knife-edge ridge via rickety corners. A rough track (passable by 2WD) continues to Thomas Carter lookout (…
Gorge in Cape Range National Park

Yardie Creek Gorge

Two walking trails give access to excellent views above this water-filled gorge: the gentle Nature Walk is 1.2km return, or the longer, steeper trail is 2km return and takes you high above the creek. There's also th…
Beach in Around Exmouth

Bundegi Beach

In the shadow of the VLF antenna array, and within cycling range of Exmouth (13km to the south), the calm, sheltered waters of Bundegi Beach and accompanying reef provide pleasant swimming, snorkelling, diving, kaya…
Gorge in Cape Range National Park

Mandu Mandu Gorge

There's a small car park off the main road 14km south of the Milyering Discovery Centre, and from here there's a pleasant, occasionally steep 3km return walk onto the picturesque gorge rim.
Beach in Exmouth

Town Beach

A relatively short walk from town, this beach is popular with kitesurfers when an easterly is blowing. There are barbecues and picnic tables.