Why is Turquoise Bay famous?

Why is Turquoise Bay famous?

Known as one of Western Australia’s best beaches, Turquoise Bay is the perfect spot to spend the day relaxing, swimming and snorkelling. The white, sandy shores give way to clear waters harbouring a plethora of marine life.

Can you drive on Turquoise Bay Exmouth?

The best way to access Turquoise Bay is by car as there is no public transport linking the beach with the town of Exmouth. As the beach is located inside the Cape Range National Park, you will have to pay for access to the park at the cost of $15 per car.

Is Turquoise Bay in Ningaloo Reef?

Step into the pristine waters of the aptly named Turquoise Bay near the town of Exmouth and you’re swimming within a few metres of Ningaloo Reef. Known as one of Australia’s best beaches, Turquoise Bay is the perfect spot to spend an afternoon relaxing, swimming and snorkelling.

Do you need a 4wd to get to Turquoise Bay?

Turquoise Bay doesn’t need a 4wd to get to. Even if you did hire a 4wd read the fine print as you may find that there are clauses that if ignored will cost you BIG.

Are there sharks at Turquoise Bay?

Turquoise Bay is an incredible spot to see some effervescent reef fish, along with bigger beauts like turtles, reef sharks (small ones) and stingrays. It’s also unique in that you can drift snorkel, that is, jump in at one end of the beach and let the prevailing currents float you along the reef.

Do you need a 4WD in Exmouth?

You do not need a 4wd, its sealed all the way, about 1125km.

Is it safe to swim in Exmouth?

The Exmouth coastline offers a number of beautiful sandy beaches and the Town Beach is the most accessible and closest to the town centre. The beach is a safe place to swim, especially at high tide even with children. Exmouth is a 14 hour drive north of Perth or a two hour flight.

How many days do you need in Exmouth?

It’s easy to let time fly by when in Exmouth Western Australia, so we recommend planning to spend at least 3-5 days in the area to fully appreciate all that it has to offer. You’ll need a few days for diving and snorkelling the Ningaloo Reef and for some time to enjoy the beach.

Do you get crocodiles in Exmouth?

Crocodile numbers in Western Australia have been increasing since they became a protected species in the 1970s. They are very common in the Kimberley, to the point that a number of locals refuse to swim in waters around Broome. The creatures have also been spotted at Exmouth, halfway down the coast to Perth.

Is it better to stay in Coral Bay or Exmouth?

For those looking for a total beach experience, Coral Bay wins hands down. For those wanting more to do, bushwalks, exploring the national park, nice accommodation and restaurants with a few beach activites tossed in for good measure, Exmouth is the better option.

Is it worth driving from Perth to Exmouth?

The Perth to Exmouth drive is one of Australia’s best road trips – especially if you have a 4WD. Here we’ve suggested a seven-night adventure, with the driving times between each town indicated in brackets. Western Australia’s secrets are slowly spreading, so there’s never been a better time to book a WA holiday.