Top ChoiceBeach 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 ChoiceBeach 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...

Top ChoiceLighthouse 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...

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...

Visitor Centre in Around Exmouth

Jurabi Turtle Centre

Visit this unstaffed interpretive centre by day to study turtle life cycles and obtain the Parks & Wildlife Service pamphlet Marine Turtles in Ningaloo Marine Park. Return at night to observe nesting turtles...

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...

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,...

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.

Beach in Around Exmouth

Mauritius Beach

This appealing, long and narrow strip of white sand near Vlamingh Head Lighthouse is clothing-optional. It's 21km from Exmouth.

Bird Sanctuary in Cape Range National Park

Mangrove Bay Bird Hide

Spot migratory birds among the mangroves, or just wander out along the tidal flats. Bring insect repellent. The turn-off is about 6km south of the park entrance station.

Shipwreck in Around Exmouth

SS Mildura Wreck

Follow the signpost from Yardie Creek Rd to find the 1907 cattle steamer shipwreck that ran aground on the reef. It's visible from the shore.

Landmark in Around Exmouth

Harold E Holt Naval Communication Station

Six kilometres north of Exmouth is this naval communication station, built in the 1960s. The town of Exmouth was built at the same time as the station, to provide support to the base and to house US Navy...