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Coral Coast Holidays

If your dream is to swim through vibrant coral, brightly coloured fish, dolphins and manta rays in just about the clearest turquoise water on earth, then Coral Coast holidays are for you. Just a short flight from Perth - Exmouth and the Coral Coast are the ideal base to explore the world heritage site of Ningaloo Reef and Cape Range National Park. 

Explore Ningaloo Reef

Ningaloo Reef is one of the closest reefs to shore anywhere in the world, you can just stroll into the water from the local beaches and you’re there! The Ningaloo reef is also home to the world’s biggest fish, the whale shark, which visits these parts between April and June each year to feed on krill. The reef is one of the few places in the world where you can swim with whale sharks, however if you don’t want to get your feet wet, then there’s always a glass bottom boat tour.

Another incredible wildlife opportunity awaits you at Monkey Mia beach. Up to three times a day friendly pods of bottlenose dolphins swim to shore to interact with the visitors here. It’s regarded as one of the most reliable areas in the world to see dolphins, and because their visits aren’t limited to seasons you can come to see them whatever time of year you wish to visit.

Fascinating landscapes

The rugged national park of Cape Range is just an hour’s drive south of Exmouth. Here you can witness spectacular gorges, canyons, wildlife and colourful wild flowers. A fun way to explore the area is on a four-wheel drive tour, where you can venture down secluded tracks to discover undisturbed trails and impressive viewpoints. The Coral Coast is a fantastic area to some of Western Australia’s most beautiful wild flowers. In particular, between July and November, you can see carpets of woody heath plants, Kalbarri Spider Orchids and Rogerson’s Grevillea, among others, in the conservation parks along the coast.

With plenty to do around Coral Coast, you will be spoilt for choice with all the eco-safari trips, wilderness tours and top-notch beach, reef and game fishing - with the continental shelf just kilometres offshore. 

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Snorkelling with the graceful whale sharks on Ningaloo Reef is a must - the experience is up there as one of the greatest things I have ever done in my life.
Matt, Travel Designer

What to do in Coral Coast

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APT West Coast Adventure

18 Day Escorted Tour
From £6,399 per person

Discover the West Coast and the Kimberley; a place of hidden treasures. Cruise gorges, encounter wildlife, and learn of aboriginal culture. Image: Karijini National Park

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Escorted tours
  • Wildlife & nature
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Perth to Brisbane Coastal Explorer

19 Day Suggested Itinerary
From £5,499 per person

Discover Australia's magical underwater world, teeming with spectacular marine-life and thriving eco-systems waiting to be explored.

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • City sights
  • Self-drives
  • Wildlife & nature
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Coral Coast Adventure

19 Day Suggested Itinerary
From £2,699 per person

The Coral Coast, which stretches north of Perth to Exmouth, fringed by the enchanting Ningaloo Reef, is one of Australia’s best kept secrets. Image: Ningaloo Reef

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • Wildlife & nature
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Western Australia in Style

16 Day Suggested Itinerary
From £6,999 per person

For those looking for rejuvenation, inspiration and indulgence whilst exploring Western Australia, this itinerary is a perfect match. Image: Cape to Cape Walk, Margaret River

Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Food & wine
  • Luxury travel

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