Experiences

Things to see and do in Australia’s Coral Coast region

With so many attractions and events on Australia’s Coral Coast, there’s an abundance of things to see and do for lovers of the great outdoors. The adventure begins at the mysterious and ancient Pinnacles, near Cervantes in the south, and culminates with the awe-inspiring Ningaloo Reef and pristine white beaches of Exmouth in the north. Along the way, you’ll enjoy a host of memorable holiday experiences.


For some inspiration, start by checking out the list of events and must-see top attractions in Australia’s Coral Coast.

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Yamaji Drive Trail map
Location

Yamaji Drive Trail

Attraction Geraldton region

Contact:
08 9956 6670
Address:
Geraldton
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The Yamaji Drive Trail map of Geraldton in Western Australia includes 14 indigenous sites that can be visited, all with interpretative signage.

Disabled Access Location Children Allowed Accredited

Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery and Visitor Centre

Attraction Shark Bay region

Contact:
+618 9948 1590
Address:
53 Knight Terrace, Denham, 6537
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The Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery and Visitor Centre is located in Australia's Coral Coast Region. As an accredited Visitor Centre they offer a one stop shop of information provided by local experts. Stock up on maps, get some ideas on the best things to see and do or book your tours.

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Rainbow Jungle - The Australian Parrot Breeding Centre

Attraction Kalbarri

Contact:
+618 9937 1248
Address:
Red Bluff Road, Kalbarri, 6536
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Rainbow Jungle - The Australian Parrot Breeding Centre is a beautiful parrot habitat, where you will find the largest parrot free flight aviary in the country.

Turtle hatching at 5 Mile. Photo: Exmouth Visitor Centre & Esther McDonald
Location

Turtle Hatching season

Attraction Ningaloo

Contact:
+61 8 9949 1176
Address:
Shark Bay & Ningaloo
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Shark Bay north to the Ningaloo Reef are some of the world's major breeding areas for sea turtles.

Dugongs (Dugong dugon), Denham
Location

Dugongs

Attraction Denham

Contact:
+61 08 9948 1590
Address:
via, Shark Bay, Denham, 6537
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The endangered dugong is nature's only vegetarian sea mammal. They resemble a walrus, related to the elephant, called a sea-cow and growing to three metres and weighing up to 400 kilograms. Around the world, dugongs have been hunted to near extinction.

Dongara Post Office, Dongara
Location

Dongara Heritage Trail

Attraction GeraldtonGreenough

Contact:
+61 8 9921 3999
Address:
Corner of Waldeck Street and Pickering Drive, Dongara, 6525
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The Dongara Heritage Trail is a pleasant one hour self-guided walk through the charming town of Dongara taking in 17 points of interest. Meander along the trail as it winds through this charming historic town and view the magnificent old buildings dating back to the late 1800s.

OTC dish at the disused Space Centre in Carnarvon
Location

Big Dish

Attraction Carnarvon

Contact:
+61 8 9941 1146
Address:
via Gray Place, Carnarvon, 6701
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The `Big Dish' is a Carnarvon landmark. Take a drive out to the site of this massive satellite dish and marvel at the 29.5 metre diameter of the reflector. The building is not open to the public; however you can visit the site and enjoy the panoramic views of Carnarvon.

Paradise Beach near Coral Bay
Location

Paradise Beach

Attraction Coral Bay

Contact:
+61 8 9949 1176
Address:
via Mauds Landing Road, Coral Bay, 6701
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Spectacular beaches are plentiful in Coral Bay; however, aptly named Paradise Beach is a well kept secret worth exploring. Providing clear calm waters and gleaming white sand, the uncrowded protected beach offers an excellent opportunity to snorkel safely amongst the abundant marine life.

Cape Cuvier, north west of Carnarvon
Location

Cape Cuvier Coast

Attraction Carnarvon

Contact:
+61 8 9941 1146
Address:
via Cape Cuvier Road, Carnarvon, 6701
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Cape Cuvier Coast is a picturesque natural port close to the most westerly point of Australia. Driving along the spectacular rugged coastline you will be able to see the shipwreck of the bulk carrier Korean Star that ran aground.

Irwin District Museum, Dongara
Location

Irwin District Museum

Attraction Dongara

Prices:
$02.00 - $05.00
Contact:
+61 08 9927 1323
Address:
5 Waldeck Street, Dongara, 6525
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The Irwin District Museum in Dongara is housed in one of the oldest police stations in Western Australia. A working station until 1984, it then underwent extensive restoration to bring the station, courthouse and gaol back to its prime.

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