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Top things to see in Australia’s Coral Coast region

Create your wish list from our top things to see in Australia’s Coral Coast region – read more about the must-see attractions and get inspired to create your own WA holiday itinerary.

Ningaloo Reef

The World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef is one of the largest and most biodiverse fringing reefs on the planet, and of all the top things to see in Australia, it’s among the easiest to access. Located just a few metres from the shore you can simply step off the beach and snorkel in the shallows. Read more about the Ningaloo Reef.

Shark Bay World Heritage Area

Famous for the friendly Monkey Mia dolphins, there are few places on Earth where you can experience marine wonders quite like Shark Bay. Spot turtles, reef sharks, manta rays, whales and the world’s largest population of dugongs. Stare in awe at Shell Beach and the planet’s oldest living fossils – the stromatolites. Read more about Shark Bay World Heritage Area.

The Pinnacles Desert

The eerie moonscape of the Pinnacles Desert in Nambung National Park is a must see in Australia’s Coral Coast region. Thousands of natural limestone pillars, some standing as high as five metres, were formed approximately 25,000 to 30,000 years ago and create one of the most unique natural scenes on Earth. Read more about the Pinnacles.

Kalbarri National Park

One of Western Australia’s most exciting and spectacular natural attractions, this is where rugged red sandstone gorges and dazzling wildflower country meet the Indian Ocean. Follow walk trails to the lookouts, take a river cruise, abseil, canoe, go sand boarding or jump on a quad bike and explore the gorge. Read more about Kalbarri National Park.

Abrolhos Islands

While the pristine marine environment is a meeting place for tropical and temperate sealife, the 122 islands are a breeding ground for over 90 species of seabirds. That earns it a place among the top things to see in Australia’s Coral Coast region for nature-lovers, snorkelers, divers and anglers. Read more about the Abrolhos Islands.

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