Ningaloo Centre

A world of natural and cultural discovery

The large, modern and stylish Ningaloo Discovery Centre includes the Ningaloo Visitor Centre, function centre and adjoining aquarium. Inside the discovery centre you’ll find the region’s cultural and natural history brought to life. Learn about the natural processes that formed the region’s wonderworld of marine life and helped it earn World Heritage status. Discover how Exmouth township formed thanks to its role as an American naval base. And find yourself swept up in rollicking tales of early life in the district.


2 Truscott Cres
Exmouth WA 6707

Opening Hours
Mon to Fri 8.30am - 5pm; Sat to Sun 9am - 1pm
Take a drive back to Exmouth’s earliest days

Step inside the ‘Red Bus’ to take a virtual drive back in time. Inside you can watch an audio-visual presentation revealing residents’ stories of early life in Exmouth. The residents share memories of...

Whale oil

Today, the annual humpback whale migration lures tourists keen for a sighting of these gentle giants. But in 1912 it enticed Norwegian whalers to the area to hunt whales at nearby Point Cloates...

A slice of America in the North West

Exmouth owes its formation to the US naval communication station established in 1968. At its prime the station supported a population of Americans who sent encrypted messages to United States and...

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