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Sooooo many different fish!

Even with a 3m swell and a light sea breeze, the water here was very clear as it’s quite protected... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Perth, Australia
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Ok. So the important advice is to walk the extra 100m south so that you can enter/exit the water... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
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Yardie Creek Rd | Cape Range National Park, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Even with a 3m swell and a light sea breeze, the water here was very clear as it’s quite protected by the outer reef. The shore is predominately very rocky so walk 50m south and you will find a small area that opens up to...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Ok. So the important advice is to walk the extra 100m south so that you can enter/exit the water safely and easily from the beach. When we first arrived we did what everyone else was doing - we braved the rocks to get in and...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

oyster stacks is special since the coral is so close to the surface of the sea, but you have to be careful while entering the water via the rocks. once in there fish and coral are plentiful.

1  Thank Konrad E
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Lots of parking and small walk to the beach. We went to the information centre first to check best times to snorkle. Very rocky so be careful. Water shoes would help here while walking. Lots of crabs all over the rocks. Very slippy too entering...More

1  Thank emmamarielavery
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Could see the large parrot fish while just standing on the rocks so snorkeling must be amazing in calm conditions.dolphins swM right past us. It was very windy and rough people were struggling to get in and out of the water rocks very slippery and...More

1  Thank KatBin
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful afternoon snorkeling here. Rocky shoreline takes some getting into and out of but well worth it with abundant coral reef and fish right off the shore.

1  Thank Scott A
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Fastastic snorkelling but need to make sure you check tide times and not snorkel at mid to low tide. Saw octopi, moorish idols and thousands of beautiful fish

1  Thank ElainenLes
Reviewed May 16, 2018

We spent an afternoon snorkelling at the Oyster Stacks, and stayed as long as we could based on the tides. The tide needs to be high enough for the coral to be safely under the water, tide charts are on display at each of the...More

1  Thank AnnieR437
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Visited Oyster Stacks as part of a day of snorkelling on Ningaloo Reef during a visit in April 2018. There is no beach at this site, rather a rocky shoreline from which you access the water. Oyster Stacks is best visited during high tide as...More

1  Thank ShirlsAndy15
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a tidal reef so you should check with Discovery Centre for the best time to dive. We've seen lots of fish, some little sharks (no dangerous apparently) and a few rays. It's easy to do snorkeling. Definitely, this is a beautiful place, quite...More

1  Thank Gabriela L
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April 28, 2017|
Response from Tammy M |
yes. as u park and head down to oyster stacks take a left and walk about 500m down to what appears to b a beach of pebbles. u can quite easily see ue entry and exit point cia sandy beach. enjoy.
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Response from Margonzales | Reviewed this property |
sorry for the late reply but definitely further down you should be fine. For us Oyster stacks was the best snorkeling spot in Cape Range.