Getting to Coral BAy

Qantas flies to Learmonth (Exmouth) from Perth. Check their schedules for flights.

Coral Coast Tours tel: 0427 180 568 ( +61427 180 568 from overseas) will pick up from the airport. Telephone to make arrangements.

Hire cars are available from Exmouth, they may charge a relocation fee for pick up or drop off at the airport.

  • Allens Car Hire (08) 9949 2403,
  • Budget (08) 9949 1534,
  • Pilbara Europcar (08) 9949 2940.
  • Avis (08) 9949 2492
  • Hertz (08) 9949 4610

Alternatively, fly to Carnarvon with Rex and travel by bus or hire car. Avis and Budget both operate from Carnarvon

For Air Charters, there is an airstrip at Coral Bay.

Integrity Coach Lines  visit the settlement.

For those travelling by road, driving time from Perth is approximately 11 1/2  hours, plus any time spent sightseeing on the way. The road is sealed all the way to Coral bay.

Not much traffic or houses in the West

Take either the Tonkin Highway to Muchea and then the Brand Highway or via the Mitchell Freeway and thence the Indian Ocean Drive to Geraldton


Not always dry - the main road after Cycline Steve - March 2000

The main road south of Carnarvon after Cyclone Steve - March 2000 - not a commonplace scene.

After the Miniliya River and Roadhouse, take the road to Exmouth, 95km more to the Coral Bay turnoff


Into the Tropics ! ( Western Australia's version )

In the event that the Lyndon river has risen and the Minilya - Exmouth road is closed then the extra distance to travel from is 160 Km via the North West Coastal Highway and the Burkett road - 1 1/2 to 2 hours extra