West Coast Australia

While the length of Western Australia spans the coastline between the towns of Eucla in the south and Kununurra way up near Darwin, the most frequented area of the west coast is known as the Warlu Way that takes roadtrippers from Exmouth to Broome.


What you’ll love most about Australia’s West Coast

  • UNESCO World Heritage listed Ningaloo Marine Park is where you’ll find the world’s largest fringing reef, the Ningaloo Reef – 300 kilometres of biodiversity reaching from Red Bluff to Exmouth
  • Broome is known as the western gateway to the Kimberley wilderness where you can take a sunset camel ride and enjoy the snow-white sand between your toes on Cable Beach
  • Head to Monkey Mia in the Shark Bay World Heritage Area for the most reliable dolphin watching experience in the world
  • Camp out under the stars, take a rugged terrain four wheel drive tour or enjoy a scenic flight in Purnululu National Park – home to the iconic Bungle Bungles
  • Scale the ancient rocks in Karijini National Park and discover fascinating fossils in the towering walls of Windjana Gorge. Head to Western Australia’s oldest cave system Tunnel Creek and descend 750 metres into the darkest depths

Where to Book

  • Yardie Creek Gorge, Exmouth in Australia

  • Honeycombs Beach, Margaret River - Tourism Australia

  • Dampier Archipelago Karratha, Western Australia

  • Tourists in Perth taking selfies - Tourism Australia

  • Bathurst Lighthouse, Pinky Beach on Rottnest Island

  • Cable Beach Broome camel ride - Tourism Australia

  • Eighty Mile Beach, Western Australia

  • Riddell Beach, Broome

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

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