The best time of year to come here all depends on what season you love best and the type of experience you’re looking for out here.
January to March are the hottest months in Gnaraloo. Be prepared for 30°C to 40°C. As the heat rises, so do the amount of flies! If you are looking for relative solitude, this is the best time to visit. You’ll experience great water visibility and fantastic sunsets. June to September offers cool and comfortable winter temperatures of maximum 20°C to 25°C.
Each season brings a new set of ocean conditions that are optimal for different activities Traditionally Gnaraloo is visited by:
More information at: Gnaraloo Surf and Wind Distribution by Month
All year round you can see kangaroos, emus, bungarras, bustards and wedgetail eagles at Gnaraloo. Plus, the Ningaloo Reef → link to 4.1 Attractions # Ningaloo Reef environment adds dolphins and a wide variety of fish and marine animals to the list of things to see.
Gnaraloo has a breeding population of Green and Loggerhead Turtles and you may witness them nesting and nests hatching between October and February (one of the reasons we work so hard to keep vehicles off our beaches!). Please ensure you have read the relevant information on turtle interaction so that you do not disturb them or the nests, or discourage them from nesting: Code of conduct for turtle watchers.
For plant enthusiasts (or just those who enjoy beautiful scerey) Gnaraloo's wildflowers are blooming from July to September. If we’re lucky with winter rain, the flowers literally carpet the grounds here!