7 Day Perth To Exmouth Return Tour

    Spend a week getting to know Western Australia’s spectacular coast on an expedition to sandy beaches, lively creatures, and some incredible scenery. Our 7-day tour from Perth to Exmouth return trip is the perfect week in the west!

    The Ultimate Perth to Exmouth road trip over 7 days. Venture from Perth to the northern town of Exmouth, and then back again to experience a fantastic adventure along the Coral Coast.

    On this tour, there are plenty of opportunities to chill out on white sandy beaches and see native Australian wildlife. You will pass the Kalbarri township and see the famous Natures Window in Kalbarri National Park, visit the Stromatolites in Shark Bay, and of course get up close and personal with the famous dolphins at Monkey Mia. Spend time snorkeling in Coral Bay in the Ningaloo Reef. Then visit Exmouth for 2 nights, exploring the rugged ranges and stunning beaches of Cape Range National Park. Step foot on the famous soft sand of Turquoise Bay and swim in the crystal clear waters of the Ningaloo Reef.

    Finishing your week-long adventure tour back in Perth, you will have seen the absolute best of the West. An epic 7 day Perth to Exmouth road trip adventure.


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    'Exmouth Explorer' Perth to Exmouth Return (Shared Accommodation)

    Adult( 18 - 90 ) From $1,895
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      Day 1: Perth to Kalbarri National Park

      Kick off your adventure with a guided tour through the Pinnacles Desert in Nambung National Park, before enjoying lunch by the sea at Jurien Bay and journey up Indian Ocean Drive for some stunning coastal views. Stopping off at the must-see attraction just outside of Geraldton, known as the Pink Lake located off the coral coast highway (conditions permitting). Then it’s on to the seaside town of Kalbarri for our overnight accommodation. Meals: Lunch & Dinner. Accom: Kalbarri YHA Backpackers Shared Dormitory (with shared bathroom) or similar alternative. Driving Distance: 575km. Hike Distance: 2km.

      Day 2: Kalbarri National Park

      Rise early for a magical start to the day, with a photo opportunity at sunrise at either Nature’s Window or the Kalbarri Skywalk. Visit the marvels of The Murchison Gorge and Z-Bend in Kalbarri National Park where water has carved its way through sandstone. Witness bright pops of colour here during wildflower season (spring). After lunch by the River mouth in Kalbarri we travel on towards Monkey Mia with plenty of comfort stops along the way before arriving at our accommodation by the beach. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Accom: RAC Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort Backpackers Shared Dormitory (with shared bathroom) or similar alternative. Options: Kalbarri Abseiling Z-Bend. Driving Distance: 450km. Hike Distance: 3km.

      Day 3: Monkey Mia

      This morning meet the famous Monkey Mia Dolphins and get some amazing photos. Enjoy chill-out time on the beach here or enjoy a coffee at the restaurant before we get back on the road in the morning. Check out the spectacular cliff views overlooking Denham at Eagle Bluff. Take a stroll along a beach made entirely of tiny shells followed by lunch. Before heading off to settling into our accommodation in Coral Bay, located right on the famous Ningaloo Reef. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Accom: Ningaloo Coral Bay Backpackers Shared Dormitory (with shared bathroom) or similar alternative. Driving Distance: 580km. Hike Distance: 2km.

      Day 4: Coral Bay

      You’ll have most of the day to explore the Ningaloo Reef, Australia’s largest Fringe reef, at your own leisure. Choose to join a boat tour or enjoy free time to experience the beautiful beaches Coral Bay has to offer. Go for a stroll on the beach and check out the shark nursery, swim with the manta rays (additional cost), or go for a snorkel on the Ningaloo Reef only metres from shore. This evening we take the short drive up the peninsula to Exmouth and check into our accommodation for two nights in the town centre. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner. Accom: Potshot Hotel Resort Backpackers Shared Dormitory (with shared bathroom) or similar alternative. Options: Swim with Manta Rays, Snorkel Ningaloo Reef, Glass Bottom Boat Tours. Driving Distance: 155km.

      Day 5: Exmouth

      Today we drive through the Cape Range National Park, a spectacular place of rugged limestone ranges, breathtaking deep canyons and 50km of pristine beaches. Relax on the beach or choose to go snorkelling at the stunning Turquoise Bay, before finishing the tour in the early afternoon in time for lunch. Free time in the afternoon to explore the township of Exmouth only a 500 meter walk from our accommodation or sit back and enjoy the pool at our accommodation. Or choose to join a whaleshark or humpback swim tour and spend the day meeting some of the Ningaloo Reef’s most famous visitors (at guests’ own expense and seasonal). Visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse at sunset. Meals: Breakfast & Dinner. Accom: Potshot Hotel Resort Backpackers Shared Dormitory (with shared bathroom) or similar alternative. Options: Whaleshark or Humpback Swim (pre-booking required). Driving Distance: 135km. Hike Distance: 1km.

      Day 6: Farm stay

      Visit the town of Carnarvon and one of the local banana or mango plantations (seasonal). Enjoy lunch on the waterfront of Carnarvon, before stopping off for a photo opportunity overlooking the Murchison River. Refreshments stop along the way at Billabong for coffee & ice-creams. Before arriving at our final overnight destination in Geraldton. The group will enjoy their final dinner together at The Murchison Tavern after a long day of driving, (meals available at guests’ own expense). Meals: Breakfast, Lunch. Accom: Geraldton Backpackers on the Foreshore Shared Dormitory (with shared bathroom) or similar alternative. Driving Distance: 840km.

      Day 7: Back to Perth

      Enjoy the HMAS Sydney Memorial with stunning views of Geraldton. Take a walk along the 3 bay walk at Green Head before wandering amongst Stromatolites of Lake Thetis. Have a lavender ice cream at the Yanchep Lavender farm before kicking back on the bus as we head into Perth with drop off starting around 6:00pm. Meals: Breakfast. Driving Distance: 465km

      What To Bring
      Important Booking Info
      • Explore the Pinnacles Desert
      • The Murchison Gorge, Nature’s Window and Z-Bend in Kalbarri National Park
      • Award-winning Aboriginal cultural tour
      • Monkey Mia dolphin experience
      • See Aussie wildlife at Greenough Wildlife Park
      • Sand boarding the Lancelin sand dunes
      • Coral Bay snorkelling and optional activities

      Essential things to pack

      • Insect repellent
      • Small torch
      • Closed walking shoes
      • Warm clothes and rain jacket (winter)
      • Bathers
      • Towel
      • Water bottle
      • Camera
      • Hat
      • Flip flops/thongs
      • Sunscreen

      Important Booking Info

      • This tour requires a certain level of participation from guests this will include assisting with the preparation of meals and cleaning afterward.
      • We actively promote the protection of flora and fauna on all of our Tours. It is our duty to ensure there is minimal disturbance to our region and the species that call it home.
      • Cultural sensitivity and respect for the traditional owners should also be shown at all times.
      • Part of our responsibility is educating guests on minimal impact practices and the importance of ensuring the safety of wildlife and the environmental sustainability of the destinations we visit.
      • All our guides carry a current Level 2 First Aid certificate. Please report any accident or illness to your tour guide. We recommend anyone with an existing medical condition to carry their medication with them on tour and to notify their tour guide at the beginning of the tour.
      Is this tour family friendly?

      Not suitable for infants or children 5 years and under. Children aged between 6 and 17 years old are required to stay in a shared private room and must be accompanied by a legal guardian or adult.

      Standard Rooms are not available during WA school holidays.

      How much luggage can I bring on tour?

      Luggage should be restricted to 15kg in a soft bag or backpack plus a daypack.

      What time does the tour start?

      Our central meeting point is 7:25am Criterion Hotel, 560 Hay Street, Perth. However, there are alternative Perth pick up points which can be requested before departure which may be more convenient for you.

      7:10am Rendezvous Hotel Perth Central, 7:25am Criterion Hotel, 7:35am Hostel G, 7:40am Billabong Backpackers, 7:45am The Witches Hat Hostel, 8:05am Whitfords Train Station

      ** Please arrive 5-10 mins prior to your nominated pickup location, so as not to delay or miss your tour.

      What time does the tour end?

      Drop off in Perth on Day 7 from 5pm.

      What is the standard of accommodation?

      Basic Dormitory and Single Room fares apply to Adults 18+ over, with shared bathroom facilities.

      Standard Private Rooms are available upon request. Standard Rooms are not available during WA school holidays.

      Basic Shared Dormitory – Price $1,895pp AUD
      Standard Double/Twin – Price $2,370pp AUD
      Standard Private Single – Price $3,070pp AUD

      Dorm share can be booked live here on the tour page. For all other room types please email us to check availability.

      Do you cater to special dietary requirements?

      Yes, please notify us if you have any dietary requirements or medical conditions at the time of booking, or at least a few days prior to departure, that way we can make any necessary arrangements.

      What kind of vehicle do we travel in for this Exmouth to Perth tour?

      We use 24-seater Mitsubishi Rosa mini-buses for this trip, this vehicle makes moving people easy, safe, and comfortable. With high back seats and large windows for unobstructed views. The maximum number of passengers we carry on this 7-Day tour is 21 people, with a minimum requirement of 8 people to guarantee the departure.


      This was an amazing trip
      Dan Roberts