Welcome to Kalbarri
Magnificent sandstone cliffs terminate at the Indian Ocean. The beautiful Murchison River snakes through tall, steep gorges before ending treacherously at Gantheaume Bay. Wildflowers line paths frequented by kangaroos, emus and thorny devils, while whales breach just offshore, and rare orchids struggle in the rocky ground. To the north, the towering line of the limestone Zuytdorp Cliffs remains aloof, pristine and... Read More
Top experiences in Kalbarri
4-Day Monkey Mia Tour Including Wild Dolphin Encounter, The Pinnacles and Kalbarri
ItineraryDay 1: Perth to Kalbarri (L, D)Your first stop today is the impressive Pinnacles Desert in Nambung National Park. Enjoy a fully guided tour through these amazing limestone formations and drop in at the Discovery Center before lunch by the sea. After a quick stop in the town of Geraldton it’s on to Big River Ranch for some true blue Aussie hospitality and our overnight stay.Overnight: GeraldtonDay 2: Kalbarri to Shark Bay (B, D, L)Today visit the marvels of The Murchison Gorge, Natures Window and Z-Bend in Kalbarri National Park. Here, you have the option to try abseiling into the gorge (at your own expense) cool off with a swim in the Murchison River before traveling further north to Shell Beach and Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort for your overnight stay.Overnight: Monkey Mia Dolphin ResortDay 3: Shark Bay to Kalbarri (B, L, D)This morning you will meet the famous Monkey Mia Dolphins with a personal encounter you will never forget. Then join either a 1 hour wildlife sail (at own expense), hire a Kayak and go for a paddle, chill out on the beach or at the resort. Later in the afternoon you will be visiting the breathing rock formations and the Stromatolites, before settling in to your hostel accommodation in the Kalbarri township. You will watch your day come to an end with the sun setting over the Murchison River.Overnight: KalbarriDay 4: Kalbarri to Perth (B, L)This morning visit the Kalbarri coastal cliffs and Pot Alley, a picturesque ocean gorge boasting spectacular ocean scenery. Next is the Greenough Wildlife Park where you can feed the Kangaroos and get up, close and personal with the friendly snakes. Then finish off the tour in style as you try the unique sport of Sandboarding in the amazing Lancelin sand dunes. Time to kick back and relax for the last stretch back to Perth, arriving at approximately 7pm.
Kalbarri, Pink Lake and Abrolhos Islands Air and Land Tour from Geraldton
Taking off from Geraldton, you will fly direct to Port Gregory - the historic fishing village which back in the 1850's was once was a busy port for the export of lead and the site of a whaling station. You will see the Hutt Lagoon or the "pink lake" which produces beta carotene, a lucrative aquaculture crop estimated to be worth more than $50-million a year worldwide.Following the coastline you will fly past the spectacular coastal cliffs south of Kalbarri, the mouth of the Murchison River and the town of Kalbarri, following the River to Murchison House Station, and then direct to the Loop and the Z Bend gorges of the Murchison River. Follow the River south until it turns to the east towards its source many miles to the north east.Your pilot will then take you to the Abrolhos Islands where you will commence the ground portion of your tour. The beautiful aerial scenic flight includes overflying the fascinating islands in the Pelsaert Group, the Easter Group and the Wallabi Group. You will see beautiful coral, marine life and fishermen's camps and pearl farms, and the historical Weibbe Hayes' Fort - which is the first European building on Australian soil - before landing at East Wallabi Island. Walk down to the beautiful Turtle Bay and enjoy morning tea, go snorkeling over the stunning coral in Turtle Bay, have lunch, and then enjoy a guided nature walk around the Island, which includes bird watching and wallabi spotting. The return flight takes you over Long Island, Beacon Island and the Batavia Wreck Site before landing back in Geraldton at about 3:15pm.
Western Australia Adventure
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.
Best of the Coast – Western Australia
There’s so much that’s awesome about Australia that it’s hard to nail down what’s best. We think we’ve managed to do it on this 10-day trip from Perth up the coast to Exmouth. We pack in plenty of authentic Aussie experiences, from spotting tons of native wildlife to taking kayak tours with Aboriginal guides and learning about their legends. See the marine life at Shark Bay, check out the stromatolites, explore Cape Range National Park and more. The best? Oh, yes.