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Australia’s Coral Coast

 

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The Coral Coast’s Weather

The northern half of Western Australia has a tropical climate and experiences two seasons – the green (wet) season and the dry season.
Dry Season – April – September

The days and nights are consistently warm and generate a lively social buzz. The days are long with sun filled hours and bright blue skies. Average temperatures vary from the coastal to inland regions. Coastal temperatures are consistently warm with little variation in the mid 30s.

Here are some of the wonderful places to visit along the west coast.

Cervantes

Cervantes
The Cervantes township, located just 255 km north of Perth is better known as the gateway to Nambung National Park and the famous Pinnacles, limestone pillars which rise up 5 meters from their small desert like surround... More Info More info on Cervantes

Coral Bay

Coral Bay
On the Tropic of Capricorn and 250 Km. North of Carnarvon is Coral Bay and the Ningaloo Marine Park a small beach resort, the bay is famous for its direct access to the Ningaloo Reef a 260 Km. Long coral barrier reef that comes within a hundred meters of the pristine white beaches that stretch for as far as the eye can see. .. More Info More info on Coral Bay

Denham

Denham
The Main town and administrative centre of the Shark Bay World Heritage region of Western Australia’s mid north, Denham is a small coastal community which has grown up around the Pearling, Wool and Fishing industries, Since the area was declared a world heritage area in 1991 tourism has become important as visitors come to appreciate the world heritage values of this unique region... More Info More info on Denham

Dirk Hartog Island

Dirk Hartog Island
On the 25th of October in 1616 a Dutch sea Captain Landed on an Island at the entrance of a large bay and became the first European to land on the shores of what would later be Known as Australia. That Island bears his name Dirk Hartog Island... More Info More info on Dirk Hartog Island

Dongara

Dongara
360km north of Perth on the Brand Highway the small town of Dongara and its sister port of Port Denison offer an ideal stopping point for visitors with comfortable bed and breakfast cottages and farm stay accommodation such as the Old East End a beautiful 100-year-old farmhouse modernised without spoiling the character and charm of this pioneer cottage... More Info More info on Dongara

Exmouth

Exmouth
At the Northern Tip of the North West Cape is the town of Exmouth, over 1270 Km from Perth the region is popular with visitors who come for the diving, big game fishing and the winter climate... More Info More info on Exmouth

Gascoyne

Gascoyne
Fishing, water sports, four wheel driving and souvenir hunting. Extremes of temperature are rare, making the Outback Coast the perfect place to visit anytime. The Gascoyne has no wet season and the waters along the coast are save for swimming, making the Gascoyne region a great place to visit all year round... More Info More info on Gascoyne

Geraldton

Geraldton
The city port of Geraldton is situated 400km north of Perth and is the main administration centre of the state’s Mid-West region. Together with the surrounding Greenough district Geraldton has a population of just over 32,000 residents who enjoy a near perfect climate. .. More Info More info on Geraldton

Giralia Homestead

Giralia Homestead
Rae and Denver Blake of Giralia Station are typical of the many working Sheep and Cattle Station (ranch) owners who have opened their homesteads to the traveller, and what a treat the visitor is in for. Comfortable accommodation in modern rooms, cottages or shearers Quarters plus wonderful company around the homestead table with great country cooking for which Rae is famous. .. More Info More info on Giralia Homestead

Greenough

Greenough
400km north of Perth along the Brand Highway is the settlement of Greenough, named for the river that winds through the district on its way to the Indian Ocean. A thriving farming community grew up along the fertile river flats and Greenough and was first settled in 1857. .. More Info More info on Greenough

Hamelin Pool

Hamelin Pool
The Stromatolites of Hamelin Pool are reputed to be the oldest form of life on Earth, tiny single cell organisms combine with the sediments of the sea water to create these rock like domed structures which are typical of life forms around over 200 million years ago... More Info More info on Hamelin Pool

Kalbarri

Kalbarri
The popular coastal holiday resort town of Kalbarri is a days drive (585km) north of Perth and 66km west off the North West Coastal Highway and a popular stopover for visitors on their way to or from Monkey Mia and the Shark Bay World Heritage region... More Info More info on Kalbarri

Monkey Mia

Monkey Mia
For over 30 years a pod of wild Bottle Nosed Dolphins have delighted visitors with their intelligence and grace by swimming into the shallows of a remote pristine beach in the heart of the Shark Bay World Heritage region of Western Australia’s Mid North... More Info More info on Monkey Mia

Nanga

Nanga
A popular fishing spot Nanga offers a wide variety of accommodation including a caravan park and campground. You can reach Nanga by road, charter aircraft or by scheduled air service via Denham... More Info More info on Nanga

Newman

Newman
The important town of Newman is situated 1,186 km north of Perth on the Great Northern Highway. The town takes its name from Mount Newman, an 1,100 metre high peak nearby... More Info More info on Newman

Ningaloo

Ningaloo
Where the ‘Outback Meets The Sea’ – the Ningaloo ‘point of land’ reef is more accessible than the Great Barrier Reef – although a fraction of the size. The Ningaloo Reef is the only place in the world where the harmless Whale Sharks, measuring up to 18 metres in length are known to visit on an annual basis, in large numbers, so close to the coast. .. More Info More info on Ningaloo

Overlander Roadhouse

Overlander Roadhouse
Welcome to the Shark Bay World Heritage Property. The Shire of Shark Bay is made up of two peninsulas on the western most point of Australia. It covers an area of 25,000 square kilometres and has a population of 984 people. .. More Info More info on Overlander Roadhouse

Shark Bay

Shark Bay
The Shark Bay World Heritage Region of Western Australia’s mid north is a Mecca for visitors to the North of the state. Added to the World Heritage list in 1991 Shark Bay is one of a handful of Heritage sites that meets all criteria required for entry onto this prestigious list without the need for compromise... More Info More info on Shark Bay

Wooleen Station

Wooleen Station
Wooleen Station in the states mid west is one of the many Rangeland pastoral properties that make travellers very welcome. A 500,000-acre working sheep and cattle station Wooleen wins awards for their fine quality merino wool and National awards for tourism... More Info More info on Wooleen Station