Five Fingers Reef is located around 4.5 kilometres south of the Coral Bay and is accessible by four-wheel drive vehicle or a reasonable walk. Super low-lying coral formations that you can drift snorkel in picturesque Coral Bay, just be careful of your fins - the coral is very shallow!
The five fingers of parallel reef that give this place its name and run from the beach to around 200 metres offshore. Home to a huge array of colourful reef fish and other marine life, including turtles which are very common here. In fact, Five Fingers Reef is arguably the best location near Coral Bay to swim with turtles in the Ningaloo Reef.
As the water around the reefs here is shallow, calm and brimming with marine life right close to shore, Five Fingers Reef is the perfect place for children and beginner snorkellers.