- Marvel at the Murchison Gorge, Nature’s Window and Z-Bend in Kalbarri National Park
- Meet the famous Monkey Mia dolphins
- Stay at the multi award winning Karijini Eco Retreat in Eco Safari Tents
- Hike incredible gorges, swim in amazing rock pools, stand under waterfalls and explore intriguing rock formations in the Karijini National Park
- Relax in the sunshine on 80 mile beach or the stunning cable beach
- Travel express back from Broome to Perth
- Experienced tour guide
- All entry fees
- Sightseeing and meals as indicated
Day 1 - Perth to Kalbarri (Lunch and Dinner included)
Head north to the impressive Pinnacles Desert in Nambung National Park. Enjoy a fully guided tour through these amazing limestone formations and drop in at the Discovery Centre before we have lunch by the sea. After a sightseeing stop in the town of Geraldton it’s on to Big River Ranch in Kalbarri National Park for some true blue Aussie hospitality and our overnight stay.
Day 2 - Kalbarri to Shark Bay/Monkey Mia (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
Visit the marvels of The Murchison Gorge, Nature’s Window and Z-Bend in Kalbarri National Park. Here you have the option to try abseiling (additional cost). Cool off with a swim in the Murchison River before we head north to Shell Beach and Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort for our accommodation on the beach. This evening enjoy a multi award-winning Aboriginal cultural tour (optional).
Day 3 - Shark Bay to Coral Bay (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
Meet the famous Monkey Mia dolphins, a photo opportunity not to be missed. Join an optional sea kayak (additional cost) or just chill out on the beach. Explore the live rock formations ‘Stromatolites’ before we settle into our accommodation in Coral Bay, located right on the famous Ningaloo Reef.
Day 4 - Coral Bay (Breakfast and Dinner included)
Enjoy free time to experience the many tours Coral Bay has to offer, with special discounts available as an Aussie Wanderer passenger. Go for a stroll on the beach and check out the shark nursery, swim with the manta rays (additional cost) or go for a snorkel on the Ningaloo Reef only metres from shore. This evening we take the short drive up the peninsular to Exmouth and check into our accommodation for two nights in the town centre. (B,D)
Day 5 - Exmouth (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
Join any of the optional activities available including snorkelling with the friendly giants of the sea, the whale sharks (seasonal/additional cost) or enjoying a fully guided tour of Cape Range National park, a spectacular place of rugged limestone ranges, breathtaking deep canyons and 50km of pristine beaches. Experience snorkelling at the stunning Turquoise Bay, visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Milyearing Visitors Centre before we return to our accommodation in Exmouth.
Day 6 - Exmouth to Karijini National Park (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
Travel east through station country and stop at Tom Price, the highest town in Western Australia. Here we get our supplies before we arrive at the amazing Karijini National Park early afternoon to start exploring. Stay at the multi award winning Karijini Eco Retreat in Eco Safari Tents with your own veranda, quality beds, linen and hot showers.
Days 7 & 8 - Karijini National Park (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
The next 2 days give us plenty of time to explore Karijini National Park and enjoy 2.5 billion years of evolution and 40,000 years of culture. Visit and hike many of the gorges, swim in amazing rock pools, stand under waterfalls and explore intriguing rock formations including Hancock Gorge, Weano Gorge and its adventurous Handrail Pool, Dales Gorge, Circular Pool, Fortescue Falls, Fern Pool and more. After lunch on day 8 travel further north to Pardoo Roadhouse and check into our tents (or swag if you choose) for a night of camping.
Day 9 - Pardoo Roadhouse to Broome (Breakfast and Lunch included)
This morning sees us arrive at 80 Mile Beach for some stunning photos. Upon arrival in Broome your guide will take you for a tour around town before you check in at your accommodation.
Days 10 & 11 – Broome (Breakfast included only)
The next two days enjoy free time and all that Broome has to offer. Go for a swim at the stunning Cable Beach, explore China Town and its pearling history, watch a movie at the world’s oldest open-air cinema or ride a camel on the beach at sunset (additional cost). For lunches and dinners check out the variety of eating venues or cook your own at the hostel.
Days 12, 13 & 14 - Broome to Perth via Kalbarri (Breakfast included only)
The 3 day express journey back to the state’s capital of Perth travels along the coastline with a night of camping in Karratha and our overnight stay at our accommodation in Kalbarri township. We return to Perth in the afternoon of day 14 and bid farewell to our group.
Departure Days and Pick Up Location
Every Saturday (March 5th to Dec 17th 2016).
Pick up at 7:00am from Fremantle YHA & approx 7:40am Perth city hostels & hotels.
$40 Surcharge to be paid cash to the tour guide on departure day.
Please advice pick up location, dietary requirements, medical or mobility conditions at time of booking.
What you need to bring:
Sleeping bag (available to purchase for $20, please advise when booking) comfortable and sturdy walking shoes, water bottle, hat, sunscreen, camera, bathers & Towel, insect repellent, small torch, warm clothes and rain jacket (Winter)
Luggage limit: max 15kg and small carry on bag
Abseiling Kalbarri National Park $30 for 2 descents
Aboriginal Tour Wula Guda Nyinda Shark Bay $50
Manta Ray Snorkeling Coral Bay $158 full day
Exmouth Whale Shark Snorkel $350 full day (seasonal)
Scuba Diving Coral Bay $190 full day
Quad Bikes Coral Bay $95 for 2 hrs
Glass Bottom Boat Cruise Coral Bay $55 for 2 hrs
Saltwater Dreaming Kayak Adventure Monkey Mia $50
Ningaloo Rush High Power Boat & Snorkel Tour Coral Bay $55 for 2 hrs