Western Australia Adventure

Classic, Perth to Exmouth

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When it comes to Australia, find out why the west is best on this 18-day adventure from Perth to Exmouth. Ever wanted to see kangaroos sunbathing on a beach? We’ve got that. Longed to meet the land and marine life of Australia up close and personal? We’ve got that too. We’ll cover ground from caves to reefs to deserts and beyond on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Don’t get left behind.

What’s included

  • Hands-on: Surfing Lesson, Margaret River Hands-on: Wine Tasting and Tour, Margaret River
  • Super Pit gold mine tour (Kalgoorlie)
  • Swag camping in Cape Le Grand NP
  • Hiking the Frenchman's Peak
  • Short hikes in Stirling Ranges
  • Rainbow Coast stops
  • Treetop canopy walk
  • Ngilgi Cave visit with Aboriginal legends
  • Busselton jetty stop
  • Pinnacles visit
  • Greenough Wildlife Park visit
  • Hutt River Province visit
  • Kalbarri NP visit
  • Stromatolites visit
  • Shell Beach and Eagle Bluff visit
  • Shark Bay World Heritage Area visit
  • Aboriginal kayak tour
  • Cape Range NP visit
  • Vlamingh Head lighthouse visit
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Swim in turquoise waters while kangaroos sunbathe on the beach
  • Camp in a swag in cape le grand national park
  • Sip famous australian wines in margaret river
  • See the marine life at shark bay

Itinerary

Day 1 Perth There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. If you arrive early, opt to visit nearby Freemantle, visit a vineyard at the Swan Valley Wineries, hit the beach at Cottesloe, take a day trip to Rottnest Island to spot the adorable Quokka, or explore the city at your own pace! Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Perth/Kalgoorlie-Boulder (1B) Drive to Kalgoorlie, the largest town in the region, founded during the gold rush in 1893. Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00-9.75 hours)
Day 3 Kalgoorlie-Boulder/Esperance (1B, 1D) Continue on to Esperance, taking in the blue ocean and white-sand beaches. Included Activities: Royal Flying Doctors Visit Super Pit Gold Mine Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-5.50 hours, 400km)
Day 4 Esperance (1B, 1L, 1D) Get out and explore this gorgeous national park. Walk from Rossiter Bay to Lucky Bay and spend time enjoying the area. Visit Hellfire Bay and Thistle Cove before spending some free time enjoying the beaches or hiking around a little more. Included Activities: Frenchman's Peak Hike Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 60km) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 60km)
Day 5 Esperance/Albany (1B) The drive to Albany is beautiful in itself. Opt to relax on the beach. Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s))
Day 6 Albany/Margaret River (1B) Head for the Rainbow Coast. Stop to see highlights along the way like the Gap and Natural Bridge. Take a canopy treetop walk. Continue on to Margaret River, a spot famous for its wineries. Included Activities: Rainbow Coast Sights Treetop Canopy Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (6.50 hour(s))
Day 7 Margaret River (1B) Take a surf lesson then head straight to the vineyards. Enjoy a tour and wine tasting at local wineries. Included Activities: Surfing Lesson Wine Tasting and Tour
Day 8 Margaret River/Perth (1B) Enjoy a cultural and bush tucker tour at the Ngilgi Caves to learn more about Aboriginal culture and legends. Stop in Busselton for lunch and check out the famous jetty. Time permitting, opt to take the train ride to the end of the 1.8km long jetty. Continue on to Perth to spend a night in the city. Included Activities: Ngilgi Cave Visit Busselton Jetty Stop Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 9 Perth There are tons of options for the day. Visit nearby Freemantle, stop by a vineyard at the Swan Valley Wineries, hit the beach at Cottesloe, take a day trip to Rottnest Island to spot the adorable Quokka, or explore the city at your own pace! Additional Notes: There is an evening welcome meeting and optional dinner for any travellers joining the group for the next leg of the journey. Feel free to join.
Day 10 Perth/Geraldton (1B) Head out early for a day of highlights en route to Geraldton. Included Activities: The Pinnacles Visit Greenough Wildlife Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.50 hour(s))
Day 11 Geraldton/Kalbarri (1B, 1D) Visit the Principality of Hutt River, the oldest 'micronation' in Australia. See some coastal attractions before reaching Kalbarri. Opt to horseback ride, abseil, canoe or simply relax on the beach. Camp under the stars in a traditional swag (padded canvas bedroll). Included Activities: Hutt River Province Visit Kalbarri National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
Day 12 Kalbarri (1B) Explore Kalbarri NP with a free afternoon in this Western Australian adventure capital. Included Activities: Kalbarri National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Day 13 Kalbarri/Monkey Mia (1B) Continue up the coast to Monkey Mia and Shark Bay. Visit the historic Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station and the famous stromatolites. Visit Shell Beach before making it to Monkey Mia for the night. Included Activities: Stromatolites Visit Shell Beach Visit Eagle Bluff Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.25 hour(s))
Day 14 Monkey Mia (1B, 1L, 1D) Get up close and personal with bottlenose dolphins at Shark Bay World Heritage Area. A major research site, these mammals come right up to the shore on a regular basis. Later, enjoy an Aboriginal kayak tour. Included Activities: Shark Bay World Heritage Area Visit Aboriginal Kayak Tour
Day 15 Monkey Mia/Coral Bay (1B) Travel through Carnarvon on the way to Coral Bay, known for it’s tropical fruits and seafood, and home to One Mile Jetty, Carnarvon Tramway and the OTC dish. Transport: Private Vehicle (7.75 hour(s))
Day 16 Coral Bay/Exmouth (1B) There are plenty of options here to enjoy the reef and surrounding area. Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
Day 17 Exmouth (1B, 1L, 1D) Spend the day exploring Cape Range National Park including Yardie Creek and Turquoise Bay. Opt to scuba dive in Navy Pier or snorkel the blue waters. Venture to the Vlamingh Head lighthouse. Enjoy a final dinner in Exmouth together. Included Activities: Cape Range National Park Visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
Day 18 Exmouth (1B) Depart at any time. Additional Notes: Ask your sales GCO or agent about the 'Perth Express'. Add an extra two days to your trip as you travel back down the coast with your CEO, spending the night sleeping in a swag under the stars in the Aussie bush before ending your trip when you arrive back in Perth. Included Activities: Departure Day
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