Our National Parks often abut coastal heathland and are home to a range of amazing native plants and Australian animals.
From late winter to the end of spring, Wildflowers bloom spectacularly throughout the parks. When driving in our parks, please take care at dusk and dawn when wildlife is most active.
Many of these parks have picnic shelters and public toilets with some also offering BBQ facilities and dump points for RVs.
Here's a few of our favourite spots
- Explore the rugged canyons and gorges of the Cape Range National Park and Kalbarri National Parks, the only two places on earth the rare black-footed rock wallabies can be found
- Wander among thousands of unique golden limestone spires in the Pinnacles Desert
- Enjoy the eco-accommodation, snorkelling and kayaking of Dirk Hartog Island
- Stop at the world’s oldest living fossils (3.5 billion years), Hamelin Pool Stromatolites along the Shark Bay World Heritage Drive
- Explore the Kennedy Range National Park and marvel at Honeycomb Gorge
- Fly over or cruise the 122 chain of islands which make up the Houtman Abrolhos islands
- Explore wildflowers at the Mesa, Drummonds and Cockleshell Gully at Lesueur National Park.
- Catch a left-hand break at Jacques Point, one of two WA National Surfing Reserves
- Take a picture of iconic Nature’s Window and 400 million-year-old Eurypterid tracks at Z-Bend in Kalbarri National Park inland gorges
- Hike, canoe or abseil the gorges or lookout for humpback whales over the spectacular Kalbarri coastal cliffs
Before you set off to explore the great number of National Parks within the Coral Coast, buy your National Park online. If you're an RAC WA member, there's a special discount when you buy online, in advance.