Monkey Mia Dolphins & West Coast

Drive up the West Coast of Western Australia and discover the Batavia Coast and the wildflowers in Kalbarri National Park (seasonal). Be charmed by the Monkey Mia dolphins and the stromatolites at Hamelin Pool will arouse your sense of wonder. Discover Aboriginal culture and traditions at Yanchep National Park, and the cosmopolitan cities of Perth and Fremantle.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Fremantle – Geraldton

Today you’ll meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for your journey to Geraldton. Heading north to Yanchep National Park, you’ll enjoy a fantastic Aboriginal Cultural Experience in a bush setting. Meet your entertaining Indigenous guide Derek Nannup, a local Nyoongar man, who’ll share with you their way of life and will treat you to the enchanting sounds of the didgeridoo. It’s a hands-on experience where you’ll have the chance to touch and feel traditional Aboriginal tools. Continue to Nambung National Park, home of the marvellous Pinnacles, a series of intriguing limestone formations. On arrival in Geraldton, you’ll visit the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial and have time on your own to discover the seaside township.

Please note: As this Guided Holiday departs at 7.30am from Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges, accommodation will need to pre-booked for the previous night.

Hotel: Mantra Geraldton

Day 2: Geraldton – Monkey Mia

Travel to the crystal blue waters and pristine white shell and sandy beaches of Monkey Mia, in the UNESCO World Heritage listed Shark Bay Marine Park. The afternoon is yours to do as you choose. Perhaps take an optional experience scenic flight over Shark Bay Marine Park or a wildlife cruise aboard a catamaran to spot sea creatures great and small. This evening, sit back with a cocktail or cool beer and watch the world go by as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean.

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort

Day 3: Monkey Mia – Kalbarri

Every morning, Monkey Mia’s wild dolphins swim to shore to be fed. After a leisurely breakfast overlooking the calm waters of the bay, watch the famous dolphins swim into shore (as dolphins are wild their appearance cannot be guaranteed). Visit fascinating Shell Beach, one of only two in the world, formed from billions of coquina bivalve shells up to ten metres deep. Later, travel to Hamelin Pool to see the world’s best known colony of Stromatolites. Dating back to the beginning of life on earth, while they may not appear alive, these living structures have helped scientists unravel the history of life on earth! Venture into Kalbarri National Park to view the spectacular scenery of Murchison River Gorge from a perfect vantage point. Keep an eye out for graceful Peregrine Falcons hunting along the gorges and cliffs. During wildflower season, the National Park is abloom with many a variety of wildflower. You’ll spot Acacia, Banksia, Caladenia and more! Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: Best Western Plus Kalbarri Edge Resort

Day 4: Kalbarri – Perth

On your way south, travel past Hutt Lagoon, one of the famous Pink Lakes in Western Australia. This evening join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner. What a great opportunity to share a few laughs as you recount stories from your time together!

Hotel: Best Western Plus Kalbarri Edge Resort

Day 5: Depart Perth

Say farewell to your new-found friends and this magical part of the country after breakfast when you are transferred to Perth Airport for your onward flight

Hotel: Travelodge Perth

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveler
May: 19$1,925.00$2,465.00
June: 16$1,925.00$2,465.00
July: 14$1,925.00$2,465.00
August: 18$1,925.00$2,465.00
September: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29$1,925.00$2,465.00
October: 06, 13, 20, 27$1,925.00$2,465.00
November: 03$1,925.00$2,465.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 5 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Wave Rock, York, Wildflowers & Aboriginal Experience

Journey through the wheatbelt region of Western Australia to overnight at Wave Rock one of Australia’s incredible natural monuments.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Perth – Wave Rock

Heading east we enjoy morning tea (own expense) at historic York, the first township founded in the Avon Valley. We then head east towards Wave Rock and the town of Hyden. On arrival at the hotel, check-in followed by a casual lunch in the hotel. The afternoon is then yours to explore this outback environment. See the old town and settlement and have an in depth visit to the Wildlife Park, unique Antique Lace Collection and Toy Soldier museum. Although the main visit to Wave Rock is the following day, an unguided visit is available for the adventurous. After returning to the hotel to freshen up, enjoy a bush bistro dinner before a private after hours visit to Wave Rock (sunset permitting) and hopefully some kangaroo spotting in the early evening. End the evening stargazing at the huge night sky.

Please note: Dinner on day 1 is designed to give travellers the full Australiana experience where they are given the opportunity to cook their own meats on a BBQ/grill stove top.

Hotel: Wave Rock Motel (or similar)

Day 1: Wave Rock – Perth

Enjoy a sleep-in before enjoying breakfast surrounded by Western Australia’s natural outback beauty and perhaps even spot more kangaroos and wildlife in the morning sunrise. After breakfast, explore the historic and quintessentially Australian settlement of Hyden Wave Rock before receiving a private tour of the old historic homesteads, working farm and restored car museum. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the outback and bush. Just before lunch, rejoin the day tour for the main attractions and visit to Hippo’s Yawn – a rock formation which resembles a hippo yawning. We then break for a lunch at the Wildflower Shop. Then it’s the main highlight – the spectacular Wave Rock and sacred Aboriginal sites. Whilst here visit either the Wildlife Park or view a unique Antique Lace Collection; depending on the previous day’s experience. Afterwards, continue the Wave Rock experience and visit Mulka’s Cave. Then “wave” goodbye to the rock as we travel to a quaint country town for afternoon tea (own expense) and then head back to Perth for a late evening arrival. (Dinner on arrival back in Perth and at own arrangement and expense).

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveler
Departures:
January to March: Tuesday
$579.00Price on Application
** Child prices available upon request
** Single Traveller must pay the Single Price
**Prices valid for travel till 31 March 2020

Inclusions 
Meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
Transport: Travel in an air-conditioned coach
Accommodation:1 night accommodation
Guide: Experienced Driver Guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Wonders of the Pilbara & West Coast

This epic 13 Day Wonders of the Pilbara and West Coast journey takes you from cosmopolitan Perth along the rugged West Australian coastline and through the remote outback to laid-back Broome. You’ll marvel at the endless blue waters of the Indian Ocean and the incredible natural phenomenon of Monkey Mia’s wild dolphins. See the startling landscape of Karijini, and top it all off with a fabled Cable Beach sunset.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Perth

Meet your Travel Director this afternoon and set off on a tour of the city, visiting Kings Park and its Botanic Garden on the broad expanse of the Swan River. This evening, enjoy the company of your fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception and dinner.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza

Day 2: Perth – Geraldton

Travel north along the stunning Western Australian coastline, stopping in Yanchep National Park for an Aboriginal Cultural Experience with Derek Nannup, a member of the local Nyoongar people. Continue along the coast past the seaside hamlet of Lancelin and see the marvellous Pinnacles, a stunning series of intriguing limestone formations. Explore the seaside township of Geraldton and visit the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial.

Hotel: Mantra Geraldton

Day 3: Geraldton – Monkey Mia

The wildflower collection in Western Australia is the largest on Earth and you’ll have the chance to admire some of them on your way to the blue waters and pristine beaches of Monkey Mia.

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, 2 nights

Day 4: Monkey Mia Included Choice

After a leisurely breakfast overlooking the tranquil turquoise waters of the bay, watch as the famous Monkey Mia dolphins swim into shore to be fed. (Note: As the dolphins are wild creatures, their appearance cannot be guaranteed.) Later today, choose an Included Choice sightseeing experience. You may like to join an evening Indigenous experience or unwind on a sunset cruise.

Day 5: Monkey Mia – Carnarvon

Travel to Hamelin Pool to discover a unique colony of stromatolites, described as the earliest record of life on earth. Close by is Shell Beach, formed from billions of tiny white cockles. Then make the scenic journey north to Carnarvon, visiting the town’s interactive Space and Technology Museum.

Hotel: Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon

Day 6: Carnarvon – Exmouth

Your destination today is Exmouth, in the spectacular Cape Range National Park. Cruise over World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef in a glass-bottom boat at Coral Bay, and visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse for stunning views over Lighthouse Bay. Tonight’s accommodation is just metres from the pristine waters of beautiful Exmouth Gulf.

Hotel: Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort, 2 nights

Day 7: Exmouth Free Time

Today is yours for exploration of the Exmouth area at your leisure. Perhaps take an optional experience and swim alongside gargantuan Whale Sharks in the pristine waters of the Ningaloo Reef (seasonal). Or stroll along the beach or relax by the hotel pool overlooking the Gulf.

Day 8: Exmouth – Karratha

Take one last look over Lighthouse Bay before journeying north to Western Australia’s famous Pilbara region. Known for its rich cultural heritage, brilliant red earth and vast mineral deposits, the region’s diverse landscapes will fascinate you.

Hotel: ibis Styles Karratha

Day 9: Karratha – Karijini

Enjoy a guided tour of Rio Tinto’s massive open-cut iron-ore mine, then journey into the depths of the Pilbara to Karijini National Park. Located in the majestic Hamersley Ranges, Karijini is famous for the beauty of its deep gorges, secluded emerald rock-pools and towering waterfalls. Relax on the deck of your safari-style eco-tent this evening and watch the sun set before drifting off to sleep to the calming soundtrack of the wilderness.

Hotel: Karijini Eco Retreat

Day 10: Karijini National Park – Port Hedland

You’ll discover more of Karijini. Explore majestic Fortescue Falls at Dale’s Gorge, and perhaps take a walk to one of the park’s magnificent rock-pools. Later, take the road to Port Hedland, a natural deep-water harbour and hub for major resource activity.

Hotel: The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland

Day 11: Port Hedland – Broome

Head north this morning, skirting the fringes of the Great Sandy Desert and travelling on to the former pearling outpost of Broome, set on the Indian Ocean. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner overlooking famous Cable Beach.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, 2 nights

Day 12: Broome Free Time

Today is yours to explore this tropical hideaway. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along Cable Beach or wander through Chinatown and shop for pearls.

Day 13: Farewell from Broome

Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveler
June: 17 3026 $6,150.00$8,250.00
July: 15, 28$6,150.00$8,250.00
August: 12, 25, 26$6,150.00$8,250.00
September: 08, 23$6,150.00$8,250.00
Bold dates indicate itinerary operates in reverse
Inclusions 
Meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 12 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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South Western Escape

On your 10 Day South Western Escape Tour with AAT Kings see iconic Wave Rock and the gold-rush ghost-towns en route to Kalgoorlie. Esperance and Cape Le Grand National Park offer rugged coastal scenery and heathlands. View the stunning Stirling Ranges, take the Valley of the Giants tree-top walk, then indulge your palate at Margaret River, walk Busselton Jetty and relax in seaside Fremantle.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Perth

Begin your adventure in the dynamic south west by joining your Travel Director for a tour of the friendly Western Australian capital. Visit Kings Park and explore its delightful Botanic Gardens on the broad expanse of the Swan River. This evening, enjoy the company of your fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception and dinner.

Hotel: Travelodge Perth

Day 2: Perth – Wave Rock

Journey through the Golden Outback to Boddington, the site of Australia’s largest gold mine. Continue to Wave Rock, a magnificent, solitary rock formation in the shape of giant wave formed over three million years ago. This evening, you’ll dine at your hotel.

Hotel: Wave Rock Motel

Day 3: Wave Rock – Kalgoorlie

This morning, take an exclusive farm tour with local Sheenagh to learn about station life in the outback. You may spot WA’s famous wildflowers in this region. Pass through the former gold boomtown of Coolgardie and continue to Kalgoorlie, a colourful town whose economy has been driven by gold since 1893. Take an orientation tour of this historic town and drive to the official lookout for spectacular views over the famous Super Pit open-cut gold mine, which is large enough to be seen from space. Dine this evening at your hotel.

Hotel: Rydges Kalgoorlie

Day 4: Kalgoorlie – Esperance

Today, visit Cape Le Grand National Park and discover wild coastal scenery, rugged granite peaks, sweeping headlands and white sand beaches. At stunning Lucky Bay, you may see some of the local kangaroos that like to laze on the pristine beach.

Hotel: Comfort Inn Bay of Isles

Day 5: Esperance – Albany

Travel on through Ravensthorpe and the unique Fitzgerald Biosphere. Later, at Bluff Knoll Lookout, you’ll witness the rugged beauty of the Stirling Ranges National Park. Continue to Albany, a town imbued with Anzac history, and settle in to your hotel for the night.

Hotel: The Dog Rock Motel, 2 nights

Day 6: Albany

Today, take your time to explore seaside Albany, which boasts many fine heritage listed buildings. Perhaps visit the acclaimed National Anzac Centre. Set high on a hill within Albany’s Princess Royal Fortress, the award-winning centre overlooks the harbour from which more than 41,000 men and women departed Australia for the Great War.

Day 7: Albany – Margaret River

Experience the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk this morning and explore the canopy of the majestic Tingle forest. Then travel on to Cape Leeuwin, where the Indian and Great Southern Oceans meet. Explore the grounds of its historic lighthouse and enjoy the spectacular surroundings at this beautifully restored heritage site before departing for Margaret River. Beaches and surf breaks line the nearby coast, whose waters host migratory whales between June and November.

Hotel: Stay Margaret River, 2 nights

Day 8: Margaret River

Get ready to delight your taste buds! Margaret River is known for its fabulous wines and its boutique producers, and you’ll visit a local winery for tastings and a lunch prepared from fresh local produce. Your evening is at leisure.

Day 9: Margaret River – Fremantle

You might like to take a stroll this morning along the 2-kilometre-long jetty in Busselton, a popular holiday town on the shores of Geographe Bay. Then travel on to Fremantle, where the afternoon is yours to explore. You could visit the colourful Fremantle Markets to purchase local arts and crafts and taste local produce. We recommend taking a wander along the Fremantle foreshore to observe the impressive fishing fleet. Celebrate your exploration of this magical regional of Western Australia this evening at a Farewell Dinner with your Travel Director and new-found friends.

Hotel: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle – by Rydges

Day 10: Farewell from Fremantle

Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end later this morning.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveler
May: 09$3,750.00$4,790.00
June: 06$3,750.00$4,790.00
July: 04$3,750.00$4,790.00
August: 08, 22, 29$3,750.00$4,790.00
September: 05, 12, 19, 26$3,750.00$4,790.00
October: 03, 10, 17, 24$3,750.00$4,790.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 9 Breakfasts, 1 lunch, 7 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 9 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Albany & Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk

Travelling through spectacular South West forests and lush farmlands your tour is topped off by a walk through the canopy of towering old growth forest.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Perth to Albany

As we travel south towards Albany and the South Coast, we encounter the Stirling Ranges and Porongorups and stop for a winery lunch with wine tasting and then continue south to Mount Clarence and the ANZAC Memorial Centre in Albany.  Take a self guided tour before taking a scenic drive along the rugged coastline before an early evening check in at your accommodation

Hotel: Ibis Styles, Albany

Day 2: Albany to Perth

After breakfast we head to Albany’s Historic Whaling Station for a quick self-guided tour before enjoying coastal sightseeing, visiting ‘The Gap’ and ‘Natural Bridge’. Travelling west to the coastal resort town of Walpole, we join our local guide for a luncheon cruise on the Nornalup Inlet, widely regarded as one of the last great wilderness areas. Next stop is the Valley of the Giants ‘Tree Top Walk’ which reaches 40 metres high into the forest canopy. Afterwards head northwest back to Perth with a dinner stop at a traditional roadhouse (own expense).

2018 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveler
Departures:
January to March: Selected Mondays
$648.00Price on Application
** Child prices available upon request
** Single Traveller must pay the Single Price
**Prices valid for travel till 31 March 2020
Inclusions 
Meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
Transport: Travel in an air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 1 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Driver Guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Margaret River Getaway – Food Lovers Experience

Join this tour and be taken on a unique gastronomic journey celebrating the region’s best food and wine artisans. Discover Australia’s best chocolate made fresh by a true craftsman.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Perth to Margaret River Wine Region 

We travel south from Perth driving through farmland with grazing cattle and passing by the coastal towns. Arriving at Busselton, known as the gateway to the Margaret River Region, we stop for morning tea (own expense) to view the iconic Busselton Jetty, the longest timber jetty in the Southern Hemisphere.

Driving into the heart of the region we head to one of Margaret River’s oldest breweries for a gourmet platter lunch of local produce, with complimentary beer and cider tastings.
Following lunch we continue south through the forest to an internationally renowned winery to taste some of their best award-winning wines, whilst gaining industry insights on wine production with the opportunity to purchase. Next it’s on to Mammoth Cave for a guided tour through this gothic cave with vast chambers that reveal fascinating information on the region’s flora and fauna.

Continuing South, through the Boranup Forest of enormous Karri Trees we reach the most fascinating part of the region at Augusta. Here at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, marvel at the dividing point between the Southern and Indian Oceans – a rare phenomenon to view the meeting of two oceans. Then we head north up to the township of Margaret River to take you to check-in to your chosen accommodation option.

Hotel Options:

  • Abbey Beach Resort
  • Stay Margaret River
  • Margaret’s Forest Apartments
  • Margaret’s Beach Resort
Day 2: Full Day Wine Tour – Margaret River to Perth

Enjoy a sleep-in and breakfast at your hotel before your 9:30am checkout; please store your bags at reception in time for a 9.00-9.30am departure. Continuing on for the day, join your Margaret River Food Lovers Tour and discover how they capture the magic of local ingredients and the passion of their people, to create an exclusive and unforgettable experience.

After indulging at all these beautiful stops it’s time to collect your luggage from the hotel as you will now be re-joining your Coach Captain for the drive back to Perth stopping for a light dinner along the way. (Dinner at own expense).

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departures:
April & September to March: Daily
May-August: Monday, Thursday, Friday
Abbey Beach Resort$748.00$888.00
Stay Margaret River$798.00$934.00
Margaret’s Forest Apartments$798.00$934.00
Margaret’s Beach Resort $798.00$934.00
** Child prices available upon request
** Single Traveller must pay the Single Price
** Prices valid for travel till 31 March 2020
Inclusions 
Meals: 1 breakfast, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner
Transport: Travel in an air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 1 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Driver Guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Perth & Rottnest Island

Get a look the architecture, scenery and vibrant culture of Perth with a 4 day visit to Western Australia’s largest city with a visit to Rottnest Island. Take a cruise along the Swan River, visit the charming suburbs of Fremantle and explore historic urban landmarks to get a feel for the diverse community.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Perth

On arrival at Perth Airport, make your own way to your hotel (flights anytime). The rest of the day is at leisure.

Hotel: Travelodge Perth, 3 nights

Day 2: Perth – Fremantle

Take in the must-see sights of Perth and Fremantle, starting at Kings Park, the lush green heart of the city and one of the world’s biggest inner-city parks. Enjoy a picturesque drive along popular Cottesloe Beach, then wander the streets of historic Fremantle with its cosmopolitan cafés and faithfully-restored period buildings. Relax on a cruise along the Swan River, passing exclusive riverside suburbs, the Royal Perth Yacht Club and the University of WA.

Day 3: Rottnest Island

Cruise along the Swan River to Fremantle today before heading to Rottnest Island. Located 19 kilometres off the mainland, this car-free A-class nature reserve is home to spectacular white sandy beaches, secluded bays and unique wildlife. You’re sure to encounter a quokka, which can only be found on Rottnest. You’ll learn about its colourful history on a comprehensive circumnavigation of the island, stopping at some of Rottnest’s most spectacular locations, including the Wadjemup Lighthouse and the majestic lookout point at the rugged West End. After lunch, there’ll be time at leisure before boarding your ferry to Perth.

Day 4: Farewell from Perth

Your Short Break concludes this morning after breakfast. Make your own way to Perth Airport to connect with your onward flight (flights anytime).

2020 / 21 Dates & PricesAdult Twin
Solo Traveller
Departures: April to March: Daily$620.00$850.00
** Child & Triple prices available upon request
** Single Traveller must pay the Single Price
Inclusions 
Meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Transport: Travel in an air-conditioned coach
Accommodation:3 Nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Driver Guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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West Coast Explorer

Prepare to experience some truly captivating landscapes on this in-depth discovery of Western Australia’s coastline. Get up close to the limestone Pinnacles. Meet the friendly dolphins of Monkey Mia. Snorkel in unspoilt Ningaloo Reef. This epic adventure also includes visits to Karijini National Park and the mining towns of Newman and Port Hedland.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Perth

Arrive in Perth and be transferred to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner.

Hotel: Crown Metropol

Day 2: Nambung National Park, The Pinnacles, Kalbarri National Park

Travel to Nambung National Park, a striking coastal desert region, home to the unique limestone Pinnacles. Later continue to Kalbarri National Park.

Hotel: Kalbarri Edge Resort
Day 3: Wooleen Station

Western Australia is blanketed in stunning pink, white and yellow Everlasting Daisies from
July to October. Journey through the mid-west ‘Wildflower Way’. Arrive at Wooleen Station, where you will learn about the incredible story of the property as you enjoy a tour of this former sheep and cattle station. At dusk, capture a stunning sunset from this magical part of the world.

Hotel: Wooleen Station, shared facilities
Day 4: Shark Bay, Monkey Mia

This morning, journey along the Butchers Track to the stunning coastline where World Heritage-listed Shark Bay lies. This westernmost part of Australia has a unique combination of stunning scenery and amazing flora and fauna, unlike that found anywhere else in Australia. Later, continue to Monkey Mia.

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, 2 nights
Day 5: Monkey Mia

See the wild dolphins of Monkey Mia. Watch as local rangers undertake a dolphin feeding
demonstration (subject to appearance). Perhaps explore pristine white sand beaches during time at leisure. Enjoy a sunset cruise before a seafood dinner at your resort.

Day 6: Hamelin Pool, Shell Beach, Carnarvon

Today, head to Hamelin Pool to see the stromatolites, which are considered the world’s oldest living organisms. Enjoy a stop at Shell Beach then continue to Carnarvon on the Gascoyne River.

Hotel: Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon

Day 7: Ningaloo Marine Park, Exmouth

Travel to World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Marine Park and join a cruise aboard a glass bottom boat at Coral Bay. Enjoy the opportunity to snorkel on this unspoilt reef in warm crystal-clear waters. Beneath the surface, you’ll find dugongs, dolphins, manta rays, and more than 500 species of fish. Marine playgrounds really don’t get much better than this.

Hotel: Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort, 2 nights

Day 8: Exmouth, Cape Range National Park, Turquoise Bay

Explore Cape Range National Park as you board a cruise through the gorge walls of Yardie Creek. Admire the plethora of wildlife, the deep waters and the dramatic red limestone cliff faces. Make a stop in Turquoise Bay, voted as one of the best beaches in the world. Later, visit the Vlamingh Head Lighthouse on your way back to the resort for dinner.

Day 9: Karijini National Park

This morning, travel to Karijini National Park, Western Australia’s second largest national park. Continue to your beautiful eco retreat in Karijini National Park, nestled in the pristine bushland near Joffre Gorge, a magnificent curved waterfall that has formed a natural amphitheatre. Here, enjoy dinner before getting some much-needed rest before tomorrow’s exploration.

Hotel: Karijini Eco Retreat, 2 nights
Day 10: Karijini National Park

Enjoy a full day to discover the contrasting landscapes of Karijini National Park where a
vast range of flora and fauna thrives. See the rugged red beauty of Dales Gorge. Perhaps
walk to stunning Joffre Falls, located near the eco retreat, or admire the rich red colours from Oxer and Junction Pool lookouts. Later, visit the 20-metre tumbling Fortescue Falls.

Day 11: Karijini National Park, Mt Whaleback Mine, Newman

Explore the Pilbara mining region as you take a tour of Mt Whaleback Mine today. Hear the latest up-to-date information about the current mining projects at the world’s largest open cut iron ore mine. Afterwards, arrive at your hotel for dinner.

Hotel: Seasons Hotel Newman

Day 12: Marble Bar, Port Hedland

Travel to Marble Bar via Nullagine, a town that takes its name from the local Indigenous name for the river that runs through its centre. Marble Bar is infamously known as the hottest town in Australia. The town received its name after a stunning formation of jasper which settlers mistook for a huge bar of marble. Later, arrive at Port Hedland, a mining town renowned for its extensive exportation of iron ore.

Hotel: The Esplanade Hotel

Day 13: Port Hedland, Eco Beach

Stop at the famous Eighty Mile Beach, a stunning coastline that marks the end of the Great Sandy Desert. Keep an eye out for the migratory birds that call the wetland area home. Continue to Ramada Eco Beach Resort and enjoy a relaxed dinner this evening.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa

Day 14: Broome

Travel to Broome today and check into the iconic Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa. The rest of the day is yours to spend at leisure before a final farewell dinner this evening.

Hotel: Ramada Eco Beach Resort

Day 15: Depart Broome

After breakfast, your journey comes to an end with a transfer to the airport.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
May: 21From $8,995.00From $11,195.00
June: 05From $8,995.00From $11,195.00
August: 03, 31 From $8,995.00From $11,195.00
September: 05, 19, 20From $8,995.00From $11,195.00
October: 05From $8,995.00From $11,195.00
Bold dates indicate itinerary operates in reverse
Inclusions 
Meals: 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners
Transport: Airport transfers & Custom-designed 4WD vehicle
Accommodation:13 nights accommodation
Guide: Expert Tour Director & Driver-Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Wonders of the West Coast & Kimberley

Discover pristine coastlines and rugged outback scenery on this extensive exploration of Australia’s wild west coast. You’ll venture into the rugged Kimberley region, where breathtaking waterfalls and mystical waterholes await you in landscapes abounding in native wildlife. From dynamic Perth to the mineral-rich Pilbara and the Karijini wilderness, this journey creates memories to last a lifetime.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Perth

Your adventure begins with an orientation tour of Perth. This evening, get to know your Travel Director at a Welcome Reception and dinner.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Perth

Day 2: Perth – Geraldton

Travel north to Yanchep National Park for an Aboriginal Cultural Experience. Continue to Nambung National Park, home of the Pinnacles. In Geraldton, see the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial.

Hotel: Mantra Geraldton

Day 3: Geraldton – Monkey Mia

The wildflower collection in Western Australia is the largest on Earth and you’ll have the chance to admire some of them on your way to the blue waters and pristine beaches of Monkey Mia.

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, 2 nights

Day 4: Monkey Mia

After breakfast, watch as the famous Monkey Mia dolphins swim into shore to be fed. Later today, your Included Choice sightseeing experience offers an evening Indigenous experience or a relaxing sunset cruise.

Day 5: Monkey Mia – Carnarvon

At Hamelin Pool, view a colony of stromatolites, the earliest record of life on earth. Close by is Shell Beach, formed from billions of tiny cockle shells. Journey north to Carnarvon, visiting the town’s Space and Technology Museum.

Hotel: Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon

Day 6: Carnarvon – Exmouth

Travel to Exmouth and Cape Range National Park. Visit Coral Bay and cruise on Ningaloo Reef in a glass-bottomed boat.

Hotel: Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort, 2 nights

Day 7: Exmouth Free Time

Explore the fascinating Exmouth area at your leisure. Enjoy an optional experience or relax by the hotel pool overlooking the Gulf.

Day 8: Exmouth – Karratha

Journey north to the Pilbara region, known for its rich cultural heritage and vast mineral deposits.

Hotel: ibis Styles Karratha

Day 9: Karratha – Karijini

Enjoy a tour of Rio Tinto’s massive open-cut iron-ore mine before journeying into the depths of Karijini National Park. Watch the sun set from the deck of your safari-style eco-tent.

Hotel: Karijini Eco Retreat

Day 10: Karijini National Park – Port Hedland

Explore more of Karijini, whose spectacular gorges, waterfalls and rock-pools provide a striking contrast to the stark red landscape of the Pilbara. Continue to Port Hedland.

Hotel: The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland

Day 11: Port Hedland – Broome

Skirt the fringes of the Great Sandy Desert as you travel to Broome.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, 2 nights

Day 12: Broome Free Time

Today is all yours to explore this tropical hideaway. Perhaps enjoy a leisurely stroll along the pristine sands of Cable Beach.

Day 13: Broome – Fitzroy Crossing

Tour Broome before travelling to Geikie Gorge for a cruise on its tranquil waters.

Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge

Day 14: Fitzroy Crossing – Halls Creek

As you cross vast outback landscapes, stop at an art gallery for the chance to meet Indigenous artists.

Hotel: Kimberley Hotel

Day 15: Halls Creek – Emma Gorge

Visit the Argyle Diamond Mine with a local Indigenous guide. Drive on to your El Questro accommodation at the foot of the Cockburn Ranges.

Hotel: Emma Gorge Resort, Tented Cabin with private facilities, 2 nights

Day 16: El Questro Wilderness Park

Awake to the calls of native birds, then cruise on Chamberlain Gorge, an immense waterhole fringed by soaring escarpments.

Day 17: Emma Gorge – Kununurra

Travel on to Kununurra. Take a guided tour of the Hoochery Distillery and visit the historic Durack Homestead Museum. Later cruise the Ord River, rich with native wildlife.

Hotel: The Kimberley Grande, 2 nights

Day 18: Kununurra

Today you may choose an optional experience scenic flight or a full-day 4WD tour of the Bungle Bungles. Or tour Kununurra with your Travel Director. Visit Mirima National Park, home to a vast array of wildlife. Enjoy a privatelyhosted Be My Guest dinner in the heart of Kununurra’s sandalwood plantations.

Day 19: Kununurra – Katherine

Journey to Katherine to meet entertaining musician and horseman Tom Curtain and gain a unique insight into life on an outback cattle station.

Hotel: Paraway Motel

Day 20: Katherine – Darwin

Cruise spectacular Katherine Gorge and learn about its traditional owners, the Jawoyn people. Then travel the Stuart Highway to Darwin and take a city sights tour before joining your Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner.

Hotel: Mantra on the Esplanade

Day 21: Farewell from Darwin

Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveler
June: 09, 30$10,495.00$13,625.00
July: 07, 28$10,495.00$13,625.00
August: 04, 18, 25$10,495.00$13,625.00
September: 08, 15$10,495.00$13,625.00
Bold dates indicate itinerary operates in reverse

Inclusions 
Meals: 20 breakfasts, 3 lunches 17 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 20 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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