Located about 1270 km north of Perth, the beautiful city of Exmouth is a popular tourist destination in WA. With the lush nature of Cape Range National Park and the pristine waters of Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth attracts visitors come from across the globe to the region.

If you’re visiting during peak season (March through October) it is essential that you plan your transport ahead of time in order to avoid long traffic queue or taxi cab waits. There are several ways to get to Exmouth from Perth. Below we have outlined some of the most important transport information you need to know before your visit.

Getting to Exmouth 

By Air

The closest airport to Exmouth is the Learmonth Airport. QANTAS offers the most convenient air travel with daily flights between Perth and Learmonth Airport. Learmonth Airport is about 40 km from Exmouth town centre, and there are bus charters and shuttle services available that can take you into the city.

These QANTAS flights are offered daily and can be reserved by contacting the airline on 13 13 13.

Airport Shuttle Service with Exmouth Bus Charter

Exmouth Bus Charter offers direct transport from the airport to your hotel accommodations. This convenient door to door service can get you to your destination hassle free for a per person fee. To book this service, phone (08) 9949 4623.

A bus charter service is also available for those visiting Coral Bay, via the Coral Bay Airport Transfer.

Car Hire Agencies

If you’re looking for car hire from the airport, consider the following agencies.

  • Allen’s Car Hire: (08) 9949 2403
  • Avis: (08) 9949 2492
  • Budget: (08) 9949 1534
  • Pilbara Europcar: (08) 9949 2940

Coach Lines

Integrity Coach Lines offers continuous service most days of the week with stops ranging from Perth on the south end to Broome on the north end. Connections can be found everywhere in between, including Exmouth. Click below to see the timetables.

Northbound (Perth to Broome)

Southbound (Broome to Perth)

Tickets can be booked online, or at the Ningaloo Visitor Centre in Exmouth where there is a convenient stop.

Road Access

Ningaloo Whale Shark-N-Dive is about a 13-hour drive from Perth. If you are visiting by car, consult the following directions:

Traveling Northbound to Exmouth: From the North West Coastal Highway, follow directions to Carnarvon and continue north 142km. Once you reach Minilya-Exmouth Road, turn left and continue another 200km until you reach Exmouth town centre. Minilya-Exmouth Road will turn into Murat road once you reach the townsite. From there, turn left onto Maidstone Cres, and Ningaloo Whale Shark-N-Dive will be on your left. See directions from Perth to Exmouth here.

Traveling Southbound to Exmouth: From the North West Coastal Highway, turn onto Burkett Road, located about 110kms after the Nanutarra Roadhouse. After about 80kms you will reach the turnoff for Minilya-Exmouth Road. Turn right and continue another 89kms to Exmouth town centre.

Where to Find More Information

For any more information regarding transport to Ningaloo Whale Shark-N-Dive, don’t hesitate to get in contact and we will endeavour to point you in the right direction.
Visit our Contact Us page for addresses, maps and locations, with a handy ‘Get Directions’ page.
Call us for free on 1800 224 060 or send us an email to [email protected] – we’ll respond to your query as soon as possible!