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Exmouth is a town on the Coral Coast of Western Australia, a 15-hour drive north of Perth. It’s a small town with a laid-back atmosphere, incredible beaches, and is the gateway to the world heritage Ningaloo Reef, a reef we are told by many other Aussies that rivals the Great Barrier Reef for its marine life.
But even if you’re not a fan of diving, there’s still plenty of things to do in Exmouth WA.
Shortly after arriving in Exmouth, we bumped into someone who grew up in our hometown in NSW and who had also been traveling around Australia.
They’d stopped in at Exmouth during their travels and ended up staying permanently – they loved it that much.
Our expectations were already high, mainly because this town is located on the doorstep of world famous Ningaloo Reef.
And Exmouth and the surrounding region didn’t let us down. Here’s what to do in Exmouth Western Australia and some of the best attractions in the region.
Things to Do in Exmouth
Whether you’re into diving or not, one thing is for sure – Exmouth is all about nature! So slap on your suncream and sun hat, it’s time to get out there are start exploring…
1. Snorkel in Ningaloo Marine Park
Ningaloo Marine Park protects Ningaloo Reef – Australia’s largest and most accessible fringing reef that stretches 300 kilometres – and is just a stone’s throw from Exmouth off the North West Cape.
Experiencing Ningaloo is one of the top things to do around Exmouth and why most people come to town. And when they say accessible, they mean accessible!
“The awesome thing about Ningaloo is the easy access, you can just walk in off the beach and be snorkeling 10 metres from shore. No 60-minute high-speed boat rides like the Great Barrier Reef”.
Because we were spending a week in Exmouth we finally decided to purchase our own snorkeling equipment from Tackleworld. The guys were super friendly and helpful and had us kitted out in no time.
Instead of camping in Cape Range National Park caravan park, we had decided to base ourselves in town in a holiday home and drive in and out each day to the amazing snorkeling spots on offer, just over an hour away.
We don’t dive, but our friend Janina from 1770 Liquid Adventures worked at Exmouth Dive Centre a few years ago and says if you get a chance to go diving, do the Navy Pier dive. One of the BEST dives…
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