Perth to Exmouth Tour 6 Day One-Way

Join this Perth to Exmouth one-way tour and experience some of Australia’s most incredible natural wonders. Walk through the fascinating rock formations of the Pinnacles Desert. Visit the awe-inspiring Kalbarri National Park. Make your way to Australia’s most incredible wildlife encounter with wild dolphins swimming around your feet. Visit a beach completely made of small white seashells. Before your chance to see some of Australia’s most incredible beaches and snorkelling spots in Coral Bay & Exmouth.


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Perth to Exmouth Tour Highlights

  • Walk through the Pinnacles Desert see fascinating rock formations
  • Visit the Kalbarri National Park and look through nature’s window
  • Hike into Murchison Gorge within Kalbarri National Park
  • Come face to nose with the famous Monkey Mia Bottlenose Dolphins
  • Visit a beach completely covered in white shells – Shell Beach
  • Stay in Coral Bay with plenty of time for snorkelling and activities
  • A full day in Exmouth to explore Turquoise Bay & Cape Range National Park
  • Extend your stay and join an Exmouth Whale Shark Tour

Departure Dates 

**This tour is operated by Autopia Tours


  • Day 1 - Perth to Kalbarri

    Your Perth to Exmouth tour departs Perth at 7:25am and travels north along the coast where you’ll get to enjoy lunch by the Indian Ocean. Enjoy a walk with your tour guide through the fascinating rock formations of the Pinnacles Desert. As the evening approaches you will journey through Geraldton before spending the night in Kalbarri. Today Lunch & Dinner is included. Walking distance today is approximately an easy 1.5kms.

  • Day 2 - Kalbarri to Shark Bay

    Spend today exploring the majestic Kalbarri National Park. Hike up to Nature’s Window and look through an incredible rock formation. Hike the Z Bend trail into Murchinson Gorge for the very best views of the Kalbarri National Park. In the afternoon travel towards Shark Bay and visit a beach made of white cockle shells. Tonight, you will stay in Monkey Mia. Today Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is included. Walking distance today is approximately 3kms.

    Optional Activity

    Abseil with Kalbarri Abseil – for 2 descents (beginners)

    Start the day with adventure by abseiling down the gorge walls in Kalbarri National Park with Kalbarri Abseil. No previous experience is necessary, as full training will be provided on site. All equipment provided also. Get photos on your own camera, as guests not participating can take photos for you! Organise on the day. 

  • Day 3 - Monkey Mia to Coral Bay

    This morning you will experience one of Australia’s most famous wildlife encounters. Watch the Monkey Mia Dolphins swim to shore and be hand-fed in knee-deep water. Spend time chilling out on this beautiful coastline before seeing the Stromatolites. The Stromatolites are multi-layered rock formations created by a single-celled microbe. They are still alive and are estimated to be 3.7 billion years old. Tonight, you will travel to Coral Bay and spend the night on the edge of the Ningaloo Reef. Today Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is included. Walking distance today is approximately 1km.

  • Day 4 - Coral Bay

    Spend the day exploring the Ningaloo Reef on the shores of Coral Bay. Step from the beach into the warm turquoise water and snorkel the colourful reefs metres from the shoreline. Join an optional snorkel or dive tour to explore offshore reefs. Soak up the sun the beach. This evening travel to Exmouth. Today Breakfast & Dinner is included.

    Optional Activities

    Swim with Manta Rays on the Ningaloo Reef with Coral Bay Ecotours (snorkeling, competent swimmers only) 

    Enjoy a 5-6 hour tour of the Ningaloo Reef with Coral Bay Ecotours. The day includes all equipment, including a short length wetsuit if required, morning and afternoon tea and a buffet style lunch of cold meats and salads. Enjoy the underwater dance of the manta rays as well as 2 reef snorkels where you will see beautiful fish, corals and possibly sea turtles and reef sharks! They’ll also make a visit to the turtle sanctuary, where you can view turtles coming up for a breath in the shallows. Give us a call or send us an email to book in advance or alternatively book with your tour guide on the tour.

    Glass Bottom Boat on the Ningaloo Reef with Coral Bay Ecotours

    Join Coral Bay Ecotours for a tour of the Ningaloo Reef on board their Coral Bay glass bottom boat. Learn about the tropical and temperate fish and corals you see under the glass. Choose between a 1, 2 or 3 hour journey. The 1 hour is glass viewing only. The 2 hour journey includes viewing through the glass and a snorkel site. The 3 hour includes viewing through the glass, snorkeling and a visit to the turtle sanctuary, where you can view turtles feeding and coming up for air in the shallows. Your skipper can even try to get the turtles under the glass for you! Snorkel tours include equipment. Optional activity that you may organise in advance directly with Coral Bay or on tour. 


  • Day 5 - Exmouth

    Today you will explore Cape Range National Park. Experience spectacular scenes of rugged limestone ranges, deep canyons and 50km of pristine beaches. Visit Turquoise Bay, Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, relax at Milyering Visitors Center and more before finishing the tour in the late afternoon. It will be an incredible day to end your Perth to Exmouth tour. Today Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is included. This evening you will be staying in Exmouth. Walking distance today is approximately 1km.

    Optional Activities

    Whaleshark Swim (seasonal March-July) with Exmouth Dive Centre (snorkeling, competent swimmers only) 

    Get set for an unforgettable day, as you head out to swim next to the biggest fish in the sea, the whale shark! This is truly a once in a lifetime experience and one that you will never forget! Start the day with a reef snorkel, where you can explore the coral gardens and view beautiful fish. You may even spot a sea turtle or reef shark! Then experience the awe of swimming along-side the whale shark, which are typically 5-10m in length! All equipment is provided, including a wet-suit if required. Morning and afternoon tea and a delicious lunch also included.

    Whaleshark/Humpback Whale swim (seasonal Aug – Sept) with Exmouth Dive Centre (snorkeling, competent swimmers only) 

    Join Exmouth Dive Centre tours for an unforgettable day out on the water. Start the day with a reef snorkel, where you can enjoy the beautiful coral gardens and fish. You may even spot some turtles or reef sharks! Then they’ll head out in search of humpback whales and whale sharks with the help of a spotter plane. The humpback whale swim is dependent on the willingness of the whales to be part of the tour. In the event the whales are uncooperative, the plane will search for another group. Should a whale shark be spotted on the day also, guests can upgrade their ticket to include a whale shark swim for an additional $110. All equipment is included as well as a wetsuit if required. Morning and afternoon tea and a buffet style lunch supplied also.



  • Day 6 - Tour Ends in Exmouth

    Unfortunately we will be saying our goodbyes today but not before a final delicious group breakfast. Check out of your accommodation before 10am and embark on your onward travel arrangements.


  • What you need to bring?

    • Water Bottle 1.5 Litre
    • 15kg soft luggage and small day bag
    • Prescribed medications
    • Warm jacket, thermals, woollen hat is advisable for colder months
    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Swimwear
    • Towel
    • Toiletries
    • Torch or Headlamp
    • Camera
  • What's Included?

    • Breakfast x 5
    • Lunch x 4
    • Dinner x 5
    • Multiple Pickup locations from Perth
    • Air-Conditioned Mini Bus
    • National Park Entrance Fees
    • Monkey Mia entrance fee
    • Highly Experienced Driver / Guide
    • Informative Tour Commentary
    • Small Group Touring
  • Pricing Options

    Fare Prices

    • Dormitory (with share room & facilities) – $1245 per person 18+ years

    Please Note: There are limited ensuite rooms available along the West Coast of Australia. Our extended touring program is not suitable for children under 8 years of age. Child fares are only available for private room configuration and must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian.

    *Optional Activities on our 6 Day Coral Coaster Tour are not operated by us and can have different terms and conditions. We recommend you contact the operator directly via their websites for full booking details and terms and conditions. Weather can impact these tours which is outside of our control. Tours may be cancelled, in which case a full refund will be issued by the operator. As we are dealing with wildlife, they are always expected but never guaranteed.

    If you’re looking to travel with just your family or friends we can organise a private group charter for you. Get in touch with our charters team on [email protected] or through our contact form for more information and a personalised quote.


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Note: During December & January Perth have ongoing road works within the city which may lead to your tour pick up time being delayed. If you have been waiting more than 15mins please contact our office on 03 9393 1300 and we will re-assure you that your tour guide is on their way.

Please note that these times are to be used as a guide only and your actual drop-off/arrival time may vary significantly due to circumstance. For tours returning to Perth regulations state that we can only drop you off at your original pickup point.

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