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Perth to Exmouth Return 7 Day Adventure

Back to Perth Tours


Dorm share
7 days, 6 nights
Most Meals
Fridays at 7:00am
Explore the West Coast on this amazing 7 day journey from Perth to Exmouth and return to Perth.

Get your adventure on with this seven day tour from Perth to the beautiful beaches of Exmouth along the West Australian coast and back again. Visit the Pinnacles Desert and Kalbarri National Park before continuing north to the Coral Coast. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins as you fall in love with Monkey Mia and then grab a snorkel and see what is swimming under the waterline at Coral Bay – sure to be another of your favourite places in Australia.


  • Friendly, professional tour guide and transport
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary
  • Dormitory accommodation in hostels
  • All national park entrance fees

“Explore the West Coast of Australia with a small group tour and make the most of your time in this remote part of the world, you won’t believe the beaches and the Ningaloo Reef is stunning!” – Liz – One Stop Adventures Travel Expert



  • Experienced guide
  • Meals as indicated
  • National Park fees
  • Coral Bay
  • Exmouth
  • Kalbarri National Park
  • Monkey Mia
  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Pinnacles Desert
  • Turquoise Bay

Day 1 – Perth to Kalbarri 

Bright and early we pick up from Perth accommodations in the morning and head north of Perth to the Pinnacles. We’ll enjoy a guided tour through these cool limestone rock formations and check out the discovery centre before enjoying lunch together by the ocean. We enjoy a quick stop in the town of Geraldton before heading to the Kalbarri region for some good old fashioned West Australian hospitality.

Highlight of the day

The Pinnacles

Meals included

Lunch and Dinner


Kalbarri YHA Backpackers (or similar alternative)

Day 2 – Kalbarri to Shark Bay and Monkey Mia

Today we’ll explore Murchison Gorge, get an iconic photo at Natures Window and Z-bend in Kalbarri National Park. There’s the option to try out some abseiling into the gorge itself (optional extra) and if conditions allow us we can go for a swim in the Murchison River to cool off after exploring! Afterwards, we hop back on the bus and head north to check out the Stromatolites before arriving in Monkey Mia for the night.

Highlight of the day

Natures Window

Meals included

Breakfast and Dinner


RAC Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort Backpackers (or similar alternative)

Day 3 – Monkey Mia to Coral Bay

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 mid-morning. We'll visit the fascinating Shell Beach and enjoy the views from Eagle Bluff before settling into our accommodation in Coral Bay, located right on the famous Ningaloo Reef.

Highlight of the day

The dolphins at Monkey Mia

Meals included

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Ningaloo Coral Bay Backpackers (or similar alternative)

Day 4 – Coral Bay - Exmouth 

You’ll have most of the day to explore the Ningaloo 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.

Highlight of the day

The Ningaloo Reef

Meals included

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Potshot Hotel Resort Backpackers (or similar alternative)

Optional Extras available

Manta Ray Snorkeling

Scuba Diving

Quad Bikes

Glass Bottom Boat Cruise

Aqua Rush Jet Boat & Snorkel Tour

Snorkel hire

Day 5 – Exmouth

Today we explore 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. Or use the free day to arrange an optional tour to swim with whale sharks or humpback whales (seasonal). In the evening we'll enjoy the sunset from the viewpoint of Vlamingh Head Lighthouse.

Highlight of the day

Turquoise bay or snorkelling with whale sharks (seasonal)

Meals included

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Potshot Hotel Resort Backpackers (or similar alternative)

Optional Extras available

Whale Shark Snorkel

Snorkel at Turquoise Bay

Days 6 & 7 – Exmouth to Perth via Geraldton
Visit the town of Carnarvon and one of the local banana or mango plantations (seasonal). Then kick back and relax on the bus for the last stretch to Perth, with drop off starting around 5.00pm


Lancelin Sand Dunes

Meals included

Day 6 – Breakfast and Dinner. Day 7 – Breakfast

Frequently Asked Questions

Who travels on these tours?

This tour is recommended for 18 – 45 year old travellers and is a budget backpacker tour though if you’re young at heart and a keen adventurer, still feel welcome to book this tour.

What is the fitness level required for this tour?

Easy to Moderate - An average amount of fitness is required to complete activities and hikes on this tour.

Can we upgrade to a private room on this tour?

Depending on availability we can look into a private upgrade at an extra cost.

What accommodation will I be staying in?

This tour includes 6 nights dormitory accommodation. Accommodation names and areas are listed day to day in the itinerary tab, but may vary depending on availability.

How much luggage can I bring on this tour

1 soft bag/backpack of 15kg plus a small carry on bag - strictly no suitcases

What to bring:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Bathers & towel
  • Insect repellent
  • Small torch
  • Warm clothes and rain jacket (winter)

Accommodation Upgrades

Private room upgrades are subject to availability. Please contact us with your preferred travel dates to check the availability of private rooms.

Please note that due to limited accommodation options in remote areas of WA, private single rooms include an ensuite for three nights and shared bathroom facilities for three nights.