Home' Traveller : Scoop Traveller WA 021 Contents scoop.com.au Explore WA
Ph: (08) 9949 0000
Madaffari Drive, Exmouth WA 6707
GATEWAY TO THE NINGALOO REEF
Gateway to the Ningaloo Reef
The magnificent Novotel Ningaloo Resort, Exmouth, right on Sunrise Beach, is at the
gateway to the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef and Cape Range National Park. With a
full range of accommodation the resort’s enviable location provides a convenient, casual yet
stylish base for visitors to explore this fascinating area.
Gold Plate Award winning Mantaray’s restaurant indulges guests with fresh local seafood
and seasonal produce.
Ph: (08) 9942 5934
Freecall: 1800 795 522
NINGALOO REEF RESORT
Whalesharks are just the beginning...
Ningaloo Reef Resort’s beachfront accommodation is the ideal place to unwind and
experience Western Australia’s very own tropical playground – Ningaloo Reef in Coral
Bay. A range of rooms are available to suit different tastes. Combined with onsite facilities
including swimming pool, communal BBQ facilities and beautiful manicured lawns, the
Resort makes for a great stay in picturesque Coral Bay. 3 .5 star AAA Tourism. Visit website
for HOT DEALS!
Ph: (08) 9949 1116
Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth
Join our team of experts for an adventure you will never forget. Snorkel with the
magnificent Whale Shark (April-July), dive the famous Navy Pier one of the world’s top
ten dive sites or the stunning Ningaloo Reef year round. Ningaloo Whaleshark n Dive is
the only PADI Gold palm 5 star resort in the area and we are pleased to provide the most
professional service in Exmouth.
alk into the water
diving just metres
from shore. A relaxed destination
popular with young families,
backpackers and campers, the best
time to visit is April to October
when the whale sharks are around
– it is extremely busy during school
“A tiny, idyllic beachside community
metres from a coral reef”
holidays. Accommodation is very
limited, with only two resorts, a
backpackers’, two caravan parks
and about 20 short-term rental
holiday homes. There is a pub, a
few eateries, an internet cafe, two
supermarkets and a nursing post.
You can hire snorkelling equipment
from most tour operators in town
for half or full day rates.
Drive | 150km west of Exmouth on a sealed road. Hire a car or
take coach transfer
Fly |There is a light airstrip for charters. Fly to Learmonth airport
near Exmouth and transfer to Coral Bay via road.
Bus | Greyhound service from Perth on Monday, Wednesday and
Friday. There are no transfers to Exmouth at all, the only way being
to take a Coral Coast Tour bus to Learmonth airport and then a bus
with Exmouth Bus Charters to the Exmouth town centre.
• Gamex Fishing Competition
March 10-17 Exmouth
• Whale Sharks mid-March to
mid-July Ningaloo Reef
• Ningaloo Whaleshark Festival
May 25-27 Exmouth
GOOD TO KNOW
You can now do a four-day adventure tour from Coral Bay to Karijini National Park
Ningaloo Reef is a short walk into
the water from Coral Bay.
286 Scoop Traveller Januar y - June 2012
Links Archive Scoop Traveller WA 020 Scoop Traveller WA 022 Navigation Previous Page Next Page