Category Archives: Coral Coast

Day 30 Ningaloo Reef

Today was our last day at Ningaloo Reef. We drove to the southern end of Cape Range National Park to Yardie Creek gorge. We walked up the edge of the gorge for a bit. There was some water in the … Continue reading

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Day 29 Exmouth

It rained last night. Grumpy WA woman on the Nullarbor told me it never rained anymore in WA. Looks like she was wrong.  Not much but enough to wet the chairs left out overnight. Ah, first world problems. Needing a break … Continue reading

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Day 28 Ningaloo Reef

It’s my birthday, and thank you all for the many birthday wishes I received. Our new friends Dale, Nic and the boys came up from Coral Bay and we all went to Turquoise Bay. More drift snorkelling and laying on … Continue reading

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Day 27 Ningaloo Reef: Swim with Whale Sharks

Today we all went out on a boat to swim with the whale sharks. They are the biggest fish in the ocean growing up to 17-18 metres. Not much is known about them and Ningaloo Reef is one of the … Continue reading

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Day 26 Exmouth/ Ningaloo Reef

We drove 10 minutes down the coast to the Cape Range National Park which runs along the northern end of the Ningaloo Reef, and spent the day at Turquoise Bay. This is a picture perfect bay. White sand, clear turquoise … Continue reading

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Day 25. Coral Bay to Exmouth

It was a slow pack up this morning as we had made a lot of mess over the past 3 days, especially last night. Fortunately it was also a short drive, a mere 1 1/2 hours to Exmouth, and no … Continue reading

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Day 24. Coral Bay

The boys and I had a day trip out to snorkel on the outer reef and swim with Manta Rays. Tom opted to stay home get the car sorted and have a bit of alone time. We did see a … Continue reading

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Day 23 Coral Bay

Tom decided he wanted a spot of fishing today. He had spoken to someone who had said there was good fishing just over the back of some sand dunes. So he was even happier that he could do a bit … Continue reading

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Day 22 Carnarvon to Coral Bay

Off to Coral Bay today, which is at the southern end of Ningaloo Reef. Along the way we took a side trip off to the blowholes at Quobba. Fortunately there was a good swell and they were pumping. These blow holes … Continue reading

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Day 21 Monkey Mia to Carnarvon

We bid farewell to Monkey Mia and continued on the coast road north to Carnarvon and arrived just after lunch. Carnarvon is the biggest town on this part of the coast. It really isn’t a tourist destination. (My mother described … Continue reading

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