Activities to do while in Exmouth and Ningaloo Reef

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Explore the blue ocean views and more in Exmouth

Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort provides the perfect base for holidaying couples or families surrounded by some of Australia's best natural attractions.

Whether you are here to explore the natural beauty of the Cape Range National Park, snorkel with whale sharks or humpbacks, catch a red emperor, tag a marlin or to just relax on the beach, Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort is the perfect place to begin and end your day.


Things to do while in Exmouth

  • World Heritage - listed Ningaloo Marine Park - Snorkel/dive on the reef just metres from the waterline or just relax on the white sandy beaches.
  • Turquoise Bay -Turquoise drift dive, Bundegi or Oyster Stacks to name a few.
    • Swim with whale sharks, humpback whales, manta rays and turtles (seasonal)
  • Glass bottom boat - Fish and coral viewing from glass bottom boat
  • Humpback whale watching (seasonal)
  • Nesting turtles (seasonal)
  • Diving
  • Exmouth Navy Pier - The Pier has been rated as one of the top ten dive sites in Australia and one of the top ten Pier dives in the world. It has a world-wide reputation for its amazing range of sea creatures.
  • Lighthouse Bay, West Side, Muiron Islands are just some of dive sites.
  • Catamaran charters - Cruise Ningaloo, 0410 212 669
  • Fishing charters
  • World Heritage - listed Cape Range National Park
  • Exmouth Water Spray Ground -
  • The Vlamingh Head Lighthouse - perfect at sunset (see photo gallery)
  • Kitesurfing or Stand Up Paddle Boarding - Lessons or hire available @ Exmouth Kite Centre
  • Surfing -
  • Kayaking
  • Microlight flight -
  • Scenic flights
  • Bushwalking
  • Argo & Quad Tours -
  • Exmouth Cape Horses -
  • Exmouth golf course - 18 hole desert golf course -
  • Mini golf
  • Ningaloo Massage
  • Shothole Canyon (turnoff) (12km) - Self drive the base of the Canyon 2WD/4WD.
  • SS 'Mildura' Wreck (17km) - 1907 Cattle ship wreck visible from the shore
  • Jurabi Turtle Centre (20km) - Learn about turtles at the Interpretative Centre (Mating/nesting season November – March).
  • Charles Knife Gorge (turnoff) (21km) - Self drive the ridge of the Gorge 2WD/4WD.
  • Milyering Visitor Centre (53km)
  • Yardie Creek (90km) - Boat tour available
  • A variety of local tours and attractions.

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