Coates Wildlife Tours


Coates Wildlife Tours is family-owned and the first company in Western Australia to offer authentic natural history tours over such a vast area. Since their foundation in 1986 by naturalist, Kevin Coate, they have delivered inspiring wildlife encounters in Western Australia and beyond.

As part of their personalised approach to travel, they only take small groups (four to 12 passengers) and their itineraries are unique and flexible, allowing you to pursue your own wildlife passions. They aim to have you come home, more inspired, more connected and more rejuvenated from your experience with Coates.

Coates Wildlife Tours visits some of the finest nature and wildlife destinations in Australia and beyond. Their relaxed itineraries explore the must-see highlights as well as the remote areas away from the tourist crowds.

Their dedicated team of well-travelled naturalists and guides will enhance your experience, share their knowledge and help you pursue your own passion for the natural world.

Their personalised approach and small groups ensures that you are joined by like-minded travellers whose company will add to your experience.


Service Types

Nature and wildlife


Birdwatching Boating Snorkelling Swimming Walks



Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Australian Tourism Accreditation


As they are a Western Australian company, many of their tours focus on the distinctive regions of this unspoiled state.

Their most popular destinations include Western Australia’s spectacular Kimberley and Pilbara regions in the north, the Kennedy Ranges and Mount Augustus in the mid-west and the biodiversity of the state’s south.

Their Western Australia tours include: Golden Outback Expedition (Perth to Perth, 9 days); Karlamilyi (Rudall River) National Park Expedition (Perth to Perth, 15 days); Kimberley Wonders (Kununurra – Broome, 16 days); Western Australia Mid West Wildflower Tour (Perth to Perth, 10 days); Western Wanderer (Perth to Broome, 15 days); Pilbara Reef and Ranges Expedition Accommodated (Perth to Newman, 13 days); Wildlife of the Southern Forests (Perth to Perth, 10 days); South West National Parks Tour (Perth to Perth, 14 days); Wild Coastlines of the South East (Perth to Perth, 10 days); West Australian Outback Expedition (Perth to Perth, 15 days); and Western Explorer Expedition (Broome to Perth, 12 days).

Disabled Access

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