Planning Your Journey
Be patient and be prepared. If you are travelling to the region to experience the Ningaloo Eclipse, please be prepared for your journey.
With extra visitors travelling to Exmouth for the Ningaloo Eclipse road users should be prepared for the traffic conditions. Visit Main Roads and keep updated on changes, incidents and alerts with Main Roads Travel Map. You can also find handy tips on driving in WA on the Main Roads website.
Be aware that there may be large stretches of road that have limited fuel stations and regional towns do not all have 24 hour fuel service. Always calculate your trip and fuel supplies.
It is recommended to purchase your water supplies before starting your journey.
To ensure the safety and wellbeing of visitors and to protect the natural values of nearby parks, changes to park access and facilities may occur. Please check Explore Parks WA for more information on where and when camping is permitted.
In and Around Exmouth
When travelling in and around the Exmouth region to experience the Ningaloo Eclipse, please plan ahead.
Marina and Waterways
Planning is underway to manage the influx of additional visitors during this period which may include changes to waterway usage. Notices to mariners for navigational advice, warnings and aquatic events can be found on the Marine section of the Department of Transport website.
Local Roads and Traffic
Traffic management measures may be introduced to manage the additional visitors to Exmouth. To stay up to date with traffic conditions, incidents and alerts check the Main Roads Travel Map.
Food, Groceries and Shopping
With a multitude of visitors travelling to and staying in Exmouth for the Ningaloo Eclipse, planning with stakeholders is underway to ensure availability of all the essentials during this exciting time. Visitors might consider purchasing specialty items prior to travel.
What to Bring
Conditions in Exmouth during April are perfect for adventure! Days are hot with an average 33 degrees Celsius, while evenings are cooler at 20 degrees Celsius. Hats, sunscreen, beach towels are a must when visiting Ningaloo.
Extending Your Stay in WA
Whether your Ningaloo Eclipse experience is at the beginning, middle of end of your once-in-a-lifetime holiday, there’s another adventure around every corner in Western Australia.
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