Coral Bay Tourism, Australia

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Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, 1,200 kilometres (750 mi) north of Perth. The main industries are tourism and fishing. The electricity for the town is provided by a wind-diesel hybrid system. The Ningaloo Reef is a popular diving and snorkelling site with a large variety of coral and fish life and is one of the best places to see whale sharks and manta rays. The migration of the humpback whales is also viewable from June to October. The first Europeans to visit the area were the crew of the schooner Maud that landed in 1884. By 1896 a townsite reserve was gazetted to preserve the local jetty and storage facility. In 1915 the town was officially named "Mauds Landing"; it played a pivotal role in the development of the North West region acting as a supply depot for ingoing and outgoing goods.Coral Bay was formally settled much later in 1968 and was named after a hotel that had been established in the area.


Is Coral Bay in Australia on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. Coral Bay is located at a short trip away from Exmouth a major city in Australia. Exmouth is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Turquoise Bay Exmouth, Ningaloo Whaleshark Swim, Vlamingh Head Lighthouse. Also, to reach Coral Bay, you'll have to take a flight to Exmouth; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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