• Stonefish
  • School of Fish 02
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  • Fish and Stingray
  • Coral Fish 2
  • Sea Turtle 03
  • Coral Fish 1
  • Spotted Stingray
  • Coral Fish 3
  • Coral
  • School of Stingray
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  • Whaleshark
  • School of Fish 01
  • Starfish
  • Manta Ray
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  • Sea Turtle
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  • Sea Turtle 02
  • Crab
  • School of Fish 04

Activities

Manta rays, dugongs, coral gardens and abundant fish life for diving and game fishing are year round highlights at Coral Bay. Seasonal treats like whale migrations and coral spawning occur at specific times of the year. Here is a guide of what you can see, when!

January

After school holidays finish, Coral Bay is an attractive place for adult groups and adventurers to explore water based activities or relax in the warm climate. Mild risk of cyclones.

  • Turtle egg laying & hatching.
  • Reef shark nursery.
  • Manta Rays (all year round).
  • Fishing (all year round).

February

An attractive time of year for travellers and adventurers who wish to explore the region without the crowds. 

  • Turtle egg laying & hatching.
  • Reef shark nursery.
  • Manta Rays.
  • Fishing.

March

March in Coral Bay is perfect for endless days of swimming, snorkelling and diving. Come see our beautiful coral, fish and reef sharks.

  • Coral spawning. This is when coral releases eggs and sperm into the surrounding ocean. It occurs 10 to 12 days after the full moon in both March and April.
  • Manta Rays.
  • Fishing.

April

Easter time attracts families to Coral Bay, with its beautiful weather and calm waters of the bay. 

  • Coral spawning.
  • Whale sharks. Coral Bay provides an opportunity of a lifetime: to swim with the majestic Whale Shark. Whale Sharks arrive after the second coral spawning and do not leave the area until the end of June/beginning of July. They congregate to the Ningaloo Reef to feed on microscopic creatures known as zooplankton, offering this unique opportunity to snorkel with the world’s biggest fish.
  • Manta Rays.
  • Fishing.

May

Great time for land based activities like quad biking and 4WD adventure!

  • Whale sharks.
  • Manta Rays.
  • Fishing.

June

Beat the winter school holiday rush, visit Coral Bay early June when visitors are often treated to lingering warm days...

  • Whale sharks. 
  • Manta Rays.
  • Fishing.

July

Another favourite for families heading north for warmer weather in the school holidays.

Outside school holidays is a great time for adventurers and divers to visit Coral Bay, with our mild climate and great diving opportunities. 

  • Humpback Whales (migration).
  • Whale sharks (early July).
  • Manta Rays.
  • Fishing.

August

During low season, Coral Bay still boasts good weather and the continuance of great diving. The weather is also perfect for 4WD expeditions and hiking tours through the close ranges.

  • Humpback Whales (migration).
  • Manta Rays.
  • Fishing.

September

As the weather starts to warm, adventurers and divers can take advantage of the low season, yet be treated to pristine diving conditions and catch the southern migration of whales.

  • Reef shark nursery. Coral Bay has its own unique reef shark nursery at Skeleton Bay.
  • Humpback Whales (migration).
  • Manta Rays.
  • Fishing.

October

The October school holiday fortnight is again a busy time for Coral Bay with families heading up for the two week break. However outside the holidays, friend groups and divers will find Coral Bay relatively quiet even though diving is in full swing!

  • Humpback Whales (migration).
  • Reef shark nursery.
  • Manta Rays.
  • Fishing.

November

An excellent time for adult groups to come to Coral Bay for an early bout of summer sun, snorkelling and relaxing.

  • Humpback Whales (migration).
  • Turtles. The turtle nesting season runs from November to February. There are three known species of turtles in the Ningaloo Reef; the Green (most common), Loggerhead and Hawksbill. Turtles are frequently sited while snorkelling in Bills Bay Sanctuary. 
  • Reef shark nursery.
  • Manta Rays.
  • Fishing.

December

Up until the festive season commences, friends on holiday and adventurers will find Coral Bay a sunny, quiet town where they can explore the region’s many diving and land based attractions. 

Families have been coming to Coral Bay for Christmas and New Years for many years, booking ahead is essential. 

  • Turtle egg laying & hatching.
  • Reef shark nursery.
  • Manta Rays.
  • Fishing.

Location

Mini Map of showing Coral Bay House - Link to Google Maps

Address
2 Marlin Court
Coral Bay WA 6701
Australia

Contact

Phone (08) 9948 5027
Mobile 0419 902 556
Email
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