The Coral Coast is famous for the 1100 kilometres of white beaches, coral reefs, relaxed towns and outback desert. You can swim with whale sharks on the Ningaloo Reef, get insights into the geological history of the planet, and visit the stunning Kalbarri National Park with jaw-dropping cliffs and gorges. The recommendation is to take at least 10 days to see the Coral Coast, and travelling with a caravan or a camper trailer is easily the best way to make the most of the opportunity and enjoy some brilliant campsites along the way.
World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Reef is so big that it’s visible from space, just like the Great Barrier Reef on the east coast. It is a unique world heritage site offering some of the most accessible swimming and snorkelling experiences in the world. In several places, it’s as simple as wading out and putting your head under with a snorkel to witness the incredible underwater scenery. Ningaloo Reef is most commonly accessed from Coral Bay where you can organise a guide to swim with whale sharks and giant manta rays.
Kalbarri National Park
Kalbarri National Park is only a few hours’ drive north of Perth and boasts some of the most spectacular rocky gorges and cliffs in the country. It also contains one of the most Instagram famous locations in the world, Nature’s Window, an opening through a cliff with a view over the park.
There’s also a few beautiful sites to and enjoy the coral coast camping scene such as Lucky Bay Campground, perfect for off-road camping trailers, and the Kalbarri Tudor Holiday Park, which is more suited to families.
Monkey Mia and Shark Bay
Monkey Mia is a very popular destination with travellers as generations of fishers have fed the friendly local dolphins leading them to seek out human contact at the beach. A great place to start your exploration of the Shark Bay UNESCO World Heritage area is at the discovery centre in Denham. Another popular thing to do is to experience a cultural tour with Wula Gura Nyinda, who offer a range of ‘on country’ tours around the spectacular area.
No trip up the Coral Coast is complete without visiting the stunning Pinnacles in Nambung National Park. It’s only a day trip from Perth, but the limestone formations create a moonscape you will never forget. There are a series of theories surrounding their formation, but one thing that is agreed upon is that they were once seashells.
Talk to PMX Campers to Hire a Camper Trailer to Enjoy the Coral Coast
Owning a PMX caravan or Camper will allow you to travel the Coral Coast with a whole series of great places to visit or stay on your adventure. Contact PMX to get your next adventure started, call today on 08 9455 1454 or contact us online.