Welcome to Monkey Mia


There's not much to the place (Monkey Mia is little more than a beach and resort), but you don't need to rush off after the early feeding – the beach is lovely, the area is rich in Aboriginal history, and there are water sports and other activities.


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Monkey Mia activities

$1151.96 Multi-day & Extended Tours

9 Day Broome to Perth Adventure

ItineraryDay 1: Broome to De Gray RiverPass By: 80 Mile Beach Caravan Park, Western AustraliaDeparting Broome nice and early we push South from Broome.Today’s job is to get some distance under our belt to make the following days easy, we stop at 80 Mile Beach for a refreshing swim in a crystal blue water and then get on a network of bush tracks which eventually take us into the heart of the Pilbara.Tonight Is your first experience bush camping with us near the De Grey River. Roll out your swag and enjoy the stars.Meals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush camping with swags under the starsDay 2: De Grey River to Karijini National ParkPass By: Karijini National Park, Karijini National Park, The Pilbara, Western AustraliaWe wake up with the birds singing and leave our campsite to keep driving through the Pilbara region via Marble Bar, home to the famous IronClad Hotel where we can stop for a refreshment and good Aussie hospitality.Marble Bar is a unique outback town with a strong history, it also claims the title of Australia’s hottest town, summers are always up there in the high 40’s however back in 1922, long before anyone had invented air conditioning it got to a whopping 49.2C!From Marble Bar we’ll push further to reach what many people rate as their favourite Australian destination, Karijini National Park. Slot canyons, deep gorges and waterfalls abound in this outback oasis.This afternoon we normally explore/ hike and swim in the eastern side of Karijini delights which includes Fortescue Falls, Fern Pool & Dales Gorge.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush camping in Karijini National ParkDay 3: Karijini National ParkPass By: Karijini National Park, Karijini National Park, The Pilbara, Western AustraliaOn day 3 we normally head over to Karijini visitor centre and the Weano area where we have fun in:Weano GorgeHancock GorgeKnox GorgeJoffre GorgeThere is so much to explore and some great hiking and swimming for the whole day.At the end of Day 3 we return to camp and cook up another feast spending put last night in the park.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush camping in Karijini National ParkDay 4: Karijini National Park to ExmouthPass By: Yardie Creek, Exmouth, Western AustraliaAfter an early morning at Hamersley Gorge, we say goodbye to the spectacular inland gorges of Karijini National Park and head for the Coast, Exmouth. Arriving on the coast, we stop at the Ningaloo lighthouse to watch the sunset, another promise of a beautiful day awaiting. Then, we head straight for our bush camp in Yardie Creek.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush camping in Cape Range National Park, Yardie Creek. (Exmouth)Day 5: ExmouthPass By: Cape Range National Park, Western AustraliaWe will spend the day today in Exmouth exploring the town and the Cape Range National Park. Spend some time snorkelling in turquoise bay (voted one of the best beaches in Australia). You could also book a whale shark swim today and snorkel with the biggest fish in the sea on the Ningaloo Reef (in season, at own expense) instead of spending the day on the beach. Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush camping under the starsDay 6: Coral BayPass By: Coral Bay Beach, Coral Bay, Western AustraliaToday we spend in Coral Bay, upon the Ningaloo Reef. This beautiful Bay is free time for you to relax on the beach, snorkel, book a boat and snorkel tour, swim with mantarays, turtles, whalesharks, whale watching and more! (Activities are at own cost)Tonight we will bush camp under the stars after an incredible dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush CampingDay 7: Coral Bay to Shark BayPass By: Shark Bay, Denham, Western AustraliaToday we are travelling to Shark Bay, A world heritage area for many reasons. Stop in and see the Stromatolites and see one of the reasons the peninsula is so special. We will then visit Shell Beach, you guessed it, a Beach made up entirely of small sea shells. Have a swim in the extra salty water before we set up our bush camp for the night. Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush CampingDay 8: Shark Bay to Kalbarri National ParkPass By: Monkey Mia, Western AustraliaThis morning, we will go meet the friendly dolphins in Monkey Mia. Here, the dolphins swim close to the shore line and you will participate in the dolphin experience show. This involves learning about the area, the dolphins and If you are lucky, you may be chosen to feed a dolphin. Take a stroll along the beach or have a coffee in the beach cafe before we leave Shark Bay and head south to Kalbarri National Park. Hike through the National Park Z bend and visit the famous postcard Natures Window. Kalbarri National Park is absolutely stunning, you will need your cameras for this one. Tonight set up camp for our last night outside of Kalbarri on the coast.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush CampingDay 9: Kalbarri to PerthPass By: The Pinnacles, Cervantes, Western AustraliaOn our last day of tour today, we will head for Nambung National Park, home of the Pinnacles Desert for a walk through the limestone pillars and yellow sand and a visit into the visitor centre. After here we take the last couple hours stretch to reach Perth and drop you at your accommodation to conclude your amazing 9 day tour with us.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Drop off at your accommodation

$631.96 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5 Day Perth to Exmouth Adventure

ItineraryDay 1: Perth to KalbarriPass By: The Pinnacles, Cervantes, Western AustraliaLeaving the city of Perth nice and early our first stop is Nambung National Park, home of the Pinnacles Desert. We will take a walk through the limestone pillars and yellow sand and visit the visitor centre to learn how it was formed.From here we continue our adventure north to Kalbarri National Park, we explore some of the coastal areas of Kalbarri in the afternoon which include the Coastal Cliffs. After a bit of outdoor action we’ll head for our first bush camp for the tour.Meals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush CampingDay 2: Kalbarri to Shark BayPass By: Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, Kalbarri National Park, Western AustraliaThis morning we will hike in the heart of the Kalbarri National Park. Hike through the Z bends to the Murchison River and visit the iconic postcard scene called Natures Window.From Kalbarri we head north towards Shark Bay, we have an awesome camp just meters from the World Heritage Listed waters edge. On the way in we will visit the Stromatolites and Shell Beach.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush CampingDay 3: Shark Bay to Coral BayPass By: Monkey Mia Reserve, Monkey Mia, Western AustraliaThis morning we will go see the dolphins in Monkey Mia where they swim right up to the shore. participate in the dolphin experience show where you can learn about the area, the dolphins and if lucky enough you may be able to feed one. In the afternoon we leave Shark Bay and head north to Coral Bay where we access another another private wilderness camp under the stars, complete with sunset, stars and campfire.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush CampingDay 4: Coral BayPass By: Coral Bay Beach, Coral Bay, Western AustraliaWe spend the day in Coral Bay where there is a variety of activities to suit all tastes and budgets, including;Relaxing and swimming on the beachHiring snorkels and exploring the bayJoining a Manta Ray Snorkeling Boat Cruise (extra cost)Joining a Whale Shark Snorkeling Boat Cruise (in season, extra cost)In the afternoon we leave and head to ExmouthMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bush CampingDay 5: ExmouthPass By: Yardie Creek, Exmouth, Western AustraliaToday we spend the day in Exmouth. We will relax on the beach in turquoise Bay (voted one of the best beaches in Australia), you can even snorkel right off the beaches here. Visit town and much more. Today there is also the option to book a whale shark tour instead of spending the day with your tour guide. (extra cost, in season)Meals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$935.29 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Exmouth, Kalbarri, Pinnacles, Ningaloo Reef, Perth: 7-Day Tour

Journey with us along the idyllic West Coast and experience a totally different side to Australia, a region many are yet to discover.  Start your adventure in the most remote capital city of Perth before heading north into the nature lovers’ paradise that is Western Australia. Discover the unique rock formations within the Pinnacles Desert, hike down to the banks of the Murchison River and peek through Nature’s Window into an ancient gorge.  For those seeking a unique view over the gorge there’ll also be opportunity to test your abseil skills (own expense).A visit to the World Heritage Listed region of Shark Bay will leave you in awe of the beauty of nature.  Here you can marvel at a beach made entirely of tiny shells, meet the world’s oldest living fossils, the stromatolites, and witness dolphins playing just off shore at Monkey Mia.  The region is not only home to around 2000 dolphins but also turtles, dugongs, kangaroos and emus!Be amazed by your visit to the World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef, known for its diverse marine life, manta rays and whale shark visitors!  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.  Whether you choose to join a boat tour or simply relax on the beach, the pristine beaches and turquoise waters here will leave a truly lasting impression. We follow the road as far north as Exmouth Cape, a place where rugged mountains flow almost down to the sea.  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.  Complete your tour of the Cape with a visit to snorkelling haven of Turquoise Bay.From Exmouth we make our way back down towards Perth, opportunity for you to solidify new friendships and reflect on your adventure together. To break up your journey you will experience the thrill of sandboarding down some huge white sand dunes overlooking the water.Arrive back in Perth at approximately 6:30pmHighlights: • Discover the strange Pinnacles Desert landscape • Sand board down huge white sand dunes • Explore the stunning gorges of Kalbarri National Park • Witness a beach made entirely of tiny shells • Meet Monkey Mia’s resident dolphins • Stunning coastal scenery and pristine white beaches • Discover the underwater world of the Ningaloo Reef, • Scuba dive the Navy Pier (own expense) • Unwind at Turquoise Bay A moderate to advanced level of fitness is required to complete the walks.  Walks can be up to 4km in length, often steep and rocky sections in direct sunlight. 

$678.90 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5-Day Coral Coaster from Perth to Exmouth (One-Way) Monkey Mia and Ningaloo Reef

DAY 1 - PERTH TO KALBARRI Kick off your adventure by visiting the stunning coastlines of Lancelin. Followed by a guided tour through the Pinnacles Desert, before we journey up Indian Ocean Drive with its stunning coastal views. Quick stop in Geraldton, then onto the seaside town of Kalbarri, for our overnight accommodation. L,D DAY 2 - KALBARRI TO SHARK BAY Marvel at The Murchison Gorge, Nature’s Window and Z-Bend in Kalbarri National Park. Optional: Abseiling (additional cost). Witness vibrant blooms during wildflower season (in Spring). Take a stroll on a beach made of tiny shells. Then it’s on to Denham for our accommodation by the beach. B,L,D DAY 3 - SHARK BAY TO CORAL BAY Say good morning to the famous dolphins of Monkey Mia. Relax on the beach or grab a coffee at the resort, before we get back on the road. Visit the fascinating rock formations, the Stromatolites, before we reach our Coral Bay accommodation, located perfectly next to the Ningaloo Reef. B,L,D DAY 4 - CORAL BAY  Explore the Ningaloo Reef at your own leisure. Wander the beautiful Coral Bay beaches or check out the shark nursery. Snorkel the technicoloured coral gardens only meters from shore. Optional: Boat tour or swim with the manta rays (additional cost). Short drive up the peninsula to check-in to our Exmouth accommodation for two nights. B,D DAY 5 - EXMOUTH - END POINT Head to Cape Range National Park’s spectacular limestone ranges, breathtaking canyons and pristine beaches. Time to relax or snorkel the stunning Turquoise Bay (snorkel hire $10), visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Milyering Visitors Centre, before finishing late afternoon. Optional: whale shark or humpback whale snorkel tour or dive off Navy Pier - certified only (Additional costs). B,L,D

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Western Australia Adventure

When it comes to Australia, find out why the west is best on this 18-day adventure from Perth to Exmouth. Ever wanted to see kangaroos sunbathing on a beach? We’ve got that. Longed to meet the land and marine life of Australia up close and personal? We’ve got that too. We’ll cover ground from caves to reefs to deserts and beyond on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Don’t get left behind.

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Best of the Coast – Western Australia

There’s so much that’s awesome about Australia that it’s hard to nail down what’s best. We think we’ve managed to do it on this 10-day trip from Perth up the coast to Exmouth. We pack in plenty of authentic Aussie experiences, from spotting tons of native wildlife to taking kayak tours with Aboriginal guides and learning about their legends. See the marine life at Shark Bay, check out the stromatolites, explore Cape Range National Park and more. The best? Oh, yes.

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