Gday from WA

The Ningaloo - Western Australia

Coral Bay to Exmouth

Coral Coast mapEast Aust

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The pristine 280 km, Ningaloo Reef Marine Park, located 1000 kms north of Perth is one of the rare places on earth where you can walk from the beach onto a coral reef.

The ningaloo is described as a fringing reef - shallow and close to shore.

Long-Nosed Dragon Long-Nosed Dragon
Beach fun - Coral Bay Jump
Seagulls Seagulls

Supporting 700 reef fish species, 300 coral species, 650 mollusc species, marine turtles and seabirds.

Also the best place in the world to swim alongside one of the 300-500 Whale Sharks that gather here each year.

Sunset Exmouth
Coral Bay Windsurfer Coral Bay
Cape Range National Park Cape Range

Situated on the west side of the North West Cape is Cape Range National Park, a spectacular place of rugged limestone ranges, breathtaking deep canyons and 50km of pristine beaches.

Termite mounds - Exmouth Mulla Mulla
Ningaloo Wildflower Fairy Gold
Stingrays Stingrays

Fantastic coral formations, starfish, dugongs, whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins and giant humpback whales are some of the fascinating marine life that inhabit the waters of Ningaloo Marine Park.

Pictured is two stingrays cruising the coastline of the park.

Sturts Desert Pea Desert Peas
Coral Bay beach Holidays
Yardie Creek Yardie Creek

From Cape Range you can see the beginning of Yardie Creek where a sand bar traps the deep blue waters of the Gorge.

Wildflower Pentad
Driftwood Silverwood
Paradise Beach Paradise Beach
Wildflower - Exmouth Wildflower
Life's a Beach Life's a Beach
Kangaroos Hoppety Hop

School of fish