Kalbarri, Australia, is a popular tourist destination located on Australia’s Coral Coast. It’s known for beautiful, white-sand beaches, rugged coastal cliffs and spectacular red rock gorges. It’s the perfect spot for swimming, kayaking, water skiing or catching a fishing charter for some of the best fishing of your life.
- Kalbarri National Park
- Rainbow Jungle
- Murchison River
- Take a sightseeing flight over the Abrolhos Islands
- View over 500 species of wildflowers during the spring
- Sandboard on the sand dunes of Kalbarri
There is no real winter in Kalbarri; it is warm and sunny most of the year, though the winter experiences more rainfall. The average high temperature in the summer is 33°C, but often exceeds 40°C as you move inland, while the winter average is 22°C. The best time to visit is the spring, when the temperatures are milder and the wildflowers are in bloom.
Getting There & Around
Kalbarri is a six-hour drive north of Perth, but be aware that emus and kangaroos can be a hazard when driving at night. There is a regional airport in town, with regular scheduled flights from Perth, where you’ll find the closet international airport. There is also regular bus service to the area.
It’s usually best to drive, as car hires can be limited and a car is the best way to experience all the area has to offer.