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Looking to explore Exmouth, Ningaloo Reef and Coral Bay?

Our dedicated reservations team is  here on the ground to help make planning your trip to Ningaloo as easy as possible!

The Sail Ningaloo team can look after all of your Ningaloo travel needs by creating a customised package itinerary including one of our 3, 5 or 8 night tours. We are passionate about ensuring you make the most out of your Ningaloo holiday by experiencing the very best this special place has to offer, including:

  • Mini-bus transfers: Transfers between Coral Bay and the airport (Learmonth) or Exmouth town can be arranged around all tour departures and returns. If you are unable to find flights that you believe are suitable, please reach out for assistance.
  • Scenic flights / transfers: Be amazed with a jaw-dropping aerial perspective of Ningaloo Reef as you soar like a bird up or down the coast, spotting marine life along the way. *Luggage restrictions apply, however if that’s the only thing stopping you, road transport for your luggage can be available.
  • Pre/Post tour accommodation: We can assist with booking a selection of accommodation options both in Coral Bay and Exmouth, there is something to suit all budgets.
  • Complimentary touring: We can assist with booking additional day tours, such as a Whale Shark or Humpback Whale swim tours, additional days diving or snorkelling to other reef locations such as the Navy Pier or Muiron Islands, as well as extended tours if you have more time up your sleeve for an extended adventure, such as kayaking or hiking multi-day expeditions.
  • Local Attractions: Recommend places to visit whilst you are staying in our beautiful region, such as local restaurants, breweries and points of interest.

Self Drive Ningaloo

If you are planning a self-drive holiday to explore the Ningaloo Region, hire cars (& campervans) are available from Exmouth and can also be arranged for pick up at Learmonth Airport. We recommend booking in advance as vehicle numbers are limited in our remote region.

Cape Range National Park: You can self drive into the National Park to explore gorge walks, stunning beaches with snorkel options and the Yardie Creek Gorge. We can give you recommendations on the best sites to visit in the time you have.

Self Drive Western Australia

Click on the links below to discover the resources we’ve put together for you with a few of our recommendations for driving holidays up and down the WA coast between Perth – Ningaloo – Broome. Western Australia offers an incredibly beautiful backdrop for an outback road trip, however distances can be long between points of interest, so please ensure you allow plenty of time to travel safely. Note also that not all car hire companies allow one-way rentals within Western Australia.

Karijini National Park: Self Drive 640km from Exmouth. Gorges of ancient rock and cool swimming holes and showering waterfalls make Karijini National Park one of Australia’s most dramatic and spectacular destinations.

Ningaloo – Perth: Travel the breathtaking Coral Coast, exploring natural wonders including Francois Peron (Shark Bay), Kalbarri and Nambung (The Pinnacles) National Parks. We provide you with details of the very best spots to visit along the way.

Ningaloo – Broome: Your journey takes you through the stunning Pilbara region, known for its rich iron ore deposits and dramatic scenery, on your way to the white sandy beaches of the romatic pearling town of Broome.

Coral Bay Accommodation

Accommodation in Coral Bay features a 2.5 star motel style resort, 2 caravan parks and some holiday houses. The capacity of the town is very limited compared to other tourist destinations and as a result, during peak tourist seasons accommodation can be fully booked. We encourage you to plan well in advance, please Contact Us if you require assistance.

Current options range from budget to 3 star. The Ningaloo Reef Resort is currently undergoing redevelopment which will provide some more luxurious accommodation options in the future.

Ningaloo Reef Resort

Temporarily closed for redevelopment

From $250

Coral Bay Lodge

& Villas

From $220

Ningaloo Club

Backpacker Resort

From $160

Exmouth Accommodation

A variety of accommodation is available in and around Exmouth, ranging from basic campsites in the Cape Range National Park, caravan parks, hostels, motels, self-contained units, AirBnB, resorts and luxury eco-camping. There are a greater number of options in Exmouth compared to Coral Bay, although accommodation can still be booked out during peak periods, so we recommend securing accommodation well in advance. Please note that the town site is some 40-50km away from the commonly visited reef sites for snorkeling, so if you’d like to visit then factor in a hire car or a day safari tour.

Sail Ningaloo can help you create a complete holiday package itinerary, that embodies the very best experiences of Ningaloo Reef – it’s what we do best! Make a Booking Enquiry today.

Cape Range National Park

Campsites From $11

Exmouth Escape Resort

From $380

Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort

From $400

Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef

From $1,490

Transport Options

Coral Bay Airport Transfers

Scenic Flights & Transfers

Tours & Activities


Ningaloo Reef has been voted the #1 snorkelling holiday destination in Australia.

Scuba Diving

Diving at Ningaloo Reef is highlighted by unique interactions with marine mega fauna, healthy corals, exploring shipwrecks and more.


The shallow sheltered waters of Ningaloo Reef are the perfect location for kayaking and we have two 1-2 person kayaks for use by our guests on board Shore Thing.

Whale Sharks

Whale Shark day tours depart from Exmouth and Coral Bay. Want to snorkel with the largest fish in the sea?