Sunset view of The Pinnacles
Sunset view of The Pinnacles
Living rocks at Shark Bay (left), whale sharks (middle), and Ningaloo Reef (right)
Living rocks at Shark Bay (left), whale sharks (middle), and Ningaloo Reef (right)
Broome Beach and Darwin Harbour
Broome Beach and Darwin Harbour
Fitzroy River and Geikie Gorge (left), and crusing through Katherine Gorge (right)
Fitzroy River and Geikie Gorge (left), and crusing through Katherine Gorge (right)

West Coast Adventure

17 nights from £5,339 per person

Overview

A great value trip with plenty of fun activities and breath-taking sights packed into its 18 days, this West Coast Adventure tour explores some of the more remote regions of Western Australia. It’s a must for anyone looking to see more than just the main highlights and gives a brilliant insight into what makes Western Australia so special. From Shark Bay and Ningaloo Reef to the Fitzroy Crossing, Darwin and El Questro Wilderness Park, there is so much to experience over the course of your time here. (AP - TWN18)

Highlights:

  • Journey to The Pinnacles on your way to Kalbarri
  • Take a sunset cruise of Shark Bay
  • Go dolphin spotting at Dolphin Beach, followed by a walk on Shell Beach
  • Cruise along the Ningaloo Reef
  • Relax and enjoy the atmosphere in Broome
  • Journey through the Fitzroy Crossing and Geikie Gorge
  • End the trip in the city of Darwin
Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Internal travel
  • 17 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 15 dinners
  • Sights and excursions
  • Tour guide throughout
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Day 1

Perth

Upon arrival in Perth, you’ll be transferred to the hotel – take part in a city tour of Perth in the afternoon before returning to the hotel for a welcome dinner with your group in the evening.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza, Perth (Dinner included)

Day 2

Namburg National Park & The Pinnacles

This morning will be spent travelling to Nambung National Park to see the unique and mystical limestone pillars of The Pinnacles. These interesting natural attractions are one of the most famous in this region and a must-see. Continue on to Kalbarri afterwards.

Overnight: Kalbarri Edge Resort (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 3-4

Shark Bay

Embark on a trip to Shark Bay today, a World Heritage-listed site and a beautiful area to explore. You’ll visit the township of Denham before continuing on to Monkey Mia. Enjoy a feast on delicious local seafood for dinner. Enjoy a sunset cruise on the Shark bay.

Overnight: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 5

Shell Beach & Carnarvon

Wander along Dolphin Beach to see the wild dolphins (subject to their appearance) then journey to Shell Beach and on to Hamelin Pool. Arrive in Carnarvon later in the day.

Overnight: Carnarvon Motel (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 6

Ningaloo Reef Marine Park

Arrive in Coral Bay and discover a myriad of coral, sea turtles, manta rays, and more than 500 species of fish as you board a cruise World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef. Afterwards, see the iconic Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, then head to the town of Exmouth for dinner.

Arrive into Coral Bay which serves as the gateway to Ningaloo Reef Marine Park, discover a myriad of coral, sea turtles, manta rays, and more than 500 species of fish as you board a glass-bottomed cruise on the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef. You’ll have the opportunity to see Vlamingh Head Lighthouse before heading to Exmouth.

Overnight: Exmouth, Pot Shot Hotel (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 7

Tom Price

Pass through the scenic Outback of the Pilbara to arrive at the remote mining town of Tom Price. There will be time for a tour of the mine before enjoying a relaxed dinner.

Overnight: Tom Prince Hotel (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 8

Karijini National Park

Today will be spent exploring the beauty of the Karijini National Park, including visits to the Dale and Fortescue Falls and Oxers Lookout. After taking in the sights of these breath-taking attractions, you’ll continue on to Karratha for your overnight stay.

Overnight: Tom Prince Hotel (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 9

Port Hedland

Take a tour of Karratha today and see the sights with a guide before making your way towards Roebourne to arrive in Port Hedland.

Overnight: Oaks Broome (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 10

Broome

Head to Broome today for a fun-filled guided tour of this historic pearling town. The remainder of the day can be spent at leisure, exploring at your own pace. Broome is a friendly destination that’s popular with tourists and Australians alike. Make your way to Cable Beach for some relaxation time and a chance to soak up the sunshine.

Overnight: Oaks Cable Beach Broome (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 11

Broome

Spend the day at leisure in Broome today, perhaps with a camel ride along Cable Beach at sunset or with a spot of shopping.

Overnight: Fitzroy River Lodge (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 12

Fitzroy Crossing

Head inland today to the secluded Fitzroy Crossing – situated in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, this is a beautiful location with a rich indigenous culture.

Overnight: Fitzroy River Lodge (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 12

Geikie Gorge

Embark on a cruise of the stunning Geikie Gorge today before travelling to Halls Creek. Geikie Gorge is a feature of the Napier Range and was created by the waters of the Fitzroy River.

Overnight: Kimberley Hotel (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 13

El Questro Wilderness Park

Take a guided tour of the Lirrgarn Argyle Diamond Mine this morning before travelling into El Questro Wilderness Park, making your way to the Emma Gorge Resort for your overnight stay, enjoy dinner amongst your group tonight.

Overnight: El Questro Emma Gorge Resort, tented cabins with ensuites (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 14

El Questro Wilderness Park

In the morning, visit Zebedee Springs and then make your way to Chamberlain Gorge for an exciting and scenic cruise. If you’re feeling energetic, embark on a hike to Emma Gorge to work up an appetite for your evening meal – a delicious home-style dinner.

Overnight: El Questro Emma Gorge Resort (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 15

Lake Argyle

Today will be spent exploring Lake Argyle and cruising the Ord River in search of crocodiles. This beautiful lake is Australia’s largest artificial lake by volume and is rich in flora and fauna.

Overnight: Kununurra Country Club (Breakfast included)

Day 16

Kununurra/Katherine

Travelling from Kununurra this morning, you’ll pass through Timber Creek – a quiet town on the banks of the Victoria River. Continue on your journey until you reach the town of Katherine, situated to the east of Timber Creek.

Overnight: Ibis Styles Katherine (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 17

Katherine Gorge

Cruise the Katherine Gorge today before arriving in Darwin later in the day. Relax and unwind in the Northern Territory’s capital before enjoying a delicious farewell dinner in the evening with your tour guide and fellow travellers.

Overnight: Mantra on the Esplanade (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 18

Darwin

Leave for the airport in the morning for your departing flight.

(Breakfast included)

  • Internal travel: Coach; Cruise
  • Hotels (17 nights)
  • 17 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 16 dinners included
  • Sunset cruise on Shark Bay; Seafood feast at exploration of Monkey Mia; Visit to Ningaloo Reef with cruise on a glass-bottomed boat; Home-style gourmet dinner at El Questro Wilderness Park
  • Tour guide throughout

 

Local 2019 Departure Dates: 22 Apr, 24 Jun, 5 Aug

Jenn O'Neill
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