Flights from overseas
There are regular flights to Perth Airport (Western Australia’s capital city) from major international hubs. These flights connect with intrastate flights to major towns within Western Australia’s Coral Coast. The following international airlines operate flights to Perth:
Flights from Perth to Coral Coast destinations Virgin Australia Regional
offer flights to Learmonth (servicing Exmouth/Coral Bay) and Geraldton. Qantas
also offers flights to Learmonth and Geraldton. Skippers Aviation offers flights to Monkey Mia and Carnarvon
By road from Perth City
Get onto Mitchell Freeway and head north for 28 kilometres towards Joondalup. Take the exit toward Burns Beach Rd, turn right and follow for 2.1 kilometres. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Joondalup Drive. In 900 metres take a slight left at Wanneroo Rd, and continue heading north. Wanneroo Road will change into Lancelin Road which will then change into the Indian Ocean Drive. This will take you via the Pinnacles Desert to Cervantes.
A full range of rental vehicles, ranging from motor homes to four wheel drives, are available in Perth. Search for Perth-based hire vehicles
By road from the airport
From the airport, make your way to Tonkin Hwy and head north east on Tonkin Hwy for 13.9 kilometres. Take the exit ramp to Roe Hwy, turn right at Roe Hwy and follow for 16.3 kilometres. Make a sharp right at Middle Swan Rd and then a slight left to merge onto Great Northern Hwy. Continue north for 14.4 kilometres and turn left to stay on Great Northern Hwy. Turn left at the Brand Hwy and follow this north for 138 kilometres. Here you will see the sign for Bibby Road where you can head west towards Cervantes and the Pinnacles Desert, or continue north towards Geraldton, Kalbarri, Shark Bay and Exmouth.
Travel around the Coral Coast by coach
Integrity Coach Lines operate regular coach services for those wishing to travel around the Coral Coast of Western Australia. They offer hop-on hop-off packages, allowing you to design your own itinerary.
A range of packaged tours are available, ranging from four wheel drive adventures to luxury coach tours. Search Coral Coast tours
to find out more.
Travel by road
Excellent road conditions make it easy for those wanting to travel around Western Australia’s Coral Coast at their own pace. The North West Coastal Highway traverses the length of the entire region, passing right through Geraldton in the south and Carnarvon in the north, with good sealed roads leading off the highway to coastal and country towns.
Please note distances between road house facilities can be long in the north of the region, so make sure you bear this in mind when planning your journey.
If you’re keen to venture off the beaten track and travel around Western Australia’s Coral Coast in four wheel drive mode, there are also a number of challenging tracks crossing coastal sand dunes and rugged bushland. Check out itineraries for some suggested routes.
Hire cars are available in all major towns throughout Western Australia’s Coral Coast.
Further information on WA roads is available from Main Roads Western Australia