Tour ID: 10059246
Travel up the coast of beautiful Western Australia and stop in to see the wildlife, a real Prince in another country, see the Pinnacles at Sunset and Abseil down the wonderful Gorges at Kalbarri, all this plus much more and a whole day in Monkey Mia visiting the Dolphins. While you are there you can enjoy one of the many great attractions that are available, like a Camel ride along the beach, visit a Pearl Farm out near the reef, do an Aboriginal Tour and learn more about their culture or go out on the Aristocat Catamaran and see Dugongs, Turtles, Sharks and more Dolphins. ( all optional )
• Five days of exploration along the rugged Western Australian coastline.
• Have a wild dolphin experience at Monkey Mia.
• Visit the Hutt River Province and meet the Prince.
• All inclusive of meals and accommodation.
MONDAY - DAY 1 (Lunch, Dinner)
Pickups start at 7.30am at the YHA on Wellington Street before some other close by locations. It's then we drive up the famous Western Australia coastal beaches on what is called the Sunset Tourist Drive picking up customers on the way. Our first stop is at Yanchep National Park for a look at some cuddly Koalas. Depending on the weather conditions, we will either visit the Caves at Yancep Park, or head to Lancelin and experience the rush of Sandboarding down breathtaking dunes. After lunch it is off to our overnight accommodation at Cervantes (dorms) where there is time to chill out or walk down to the ocean for a swim and maybe see some of the local Sea lions swimming close to shore. Then it’s off to the famous Nambung National Park to see the world famous Pinnacles at Sunset, the best time to see them, and there might even be a Full Moon.
TUESDAY - DAY 2 (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Travelling north up the coast stopping at the local wildlife park for a close encounter with snakes we then pass through historical Greenough and the unique horizontal trees before arriving at the Hutt River Province, a small breakaway country and the second largest on this continent. Meet Prince Leonard and his passion for his own country - if you have your passport, don’t forget to bring it! The coastal gorges of Kalbarri National Park will take your breath away, migrating whales may be seen from the clifftops in season, enjoy a little free time in Kalbarri before a mouthwatering Aussie bbq, overnight Kalbarri (Dorms).
WEDNESDAY (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Early start, we travel deep into Kalbarri National Park arriving at the awesome Z-Bend gorge. We hike down into this 400 million-year-old landscape and get surrounded by sheer cliffs, enjoy a swim in a secluded pool if the water’s flowing. You can enjoy an optional abseil into the gorge ($30 approx) if you like. After lunch we enter the Midwest Outback, land of few people and huge sheep stations. We drop into the strange Hamelin Pool Stromatalites before entering the World Heritage area of Shark Bay and the unique Shell Beach. Tonight we stay at the most western town in Australia overlooking the beautiful Shark Bay. (Dorms)
THURSDAY (breakfast and dinner)
We are off to the world famous Monkey Mia resort and you have a whole day to spend enjoying the facilities. Firstly you can spend time with the beautiful Bottle Nose Dolphins; you have time to attend all three feeds. Or if you like you can go for a swim and they might just come and see you. As you are here all day you have lots of time to explore many of the optional tours that are available. Take the Aristocat tour to see Dugongs and the Black Pearl Farm, or ride Camels along the beach (in season). Your driver will be back to pick you up at about 4.00pm to take you back to Denham for your overnight accommodation and evening meal. (Dorms)
FRIDAY (breakfast and lunch)
After four fun-filled days it’s time to head back to Perth. We will have breakfast and start early for the drive along the coast, stopping at Eagle Bluff where you can often see sharks and whales (in season) from the cliff top. Stopping for lunch along the way we should have you back in town about 5-5:30pm.
Accommodation is dorm style separate boys and girls, however if you wish to upgrade to your own room you can for an additional cost which is payable to the driver on departure, subject to availability.
Touring with local/guide, meals as indicated, accommodation in Dormitory rooms, National Park entry fees.
Optional tour activities.
5 days : Departs Monday morning, returns Friday afternoon
7:30 AM Mon
5 - 5.30pm
Pick up starts in Perth at 7.30am from the YHA on Wellington Street. Some pick-ups available at city hotels and hostels under prior arrangement.
Bathers, Towel, Sunscreen, walking shoes, insect repellent, camera, toiletries.
No children under 15 unless discussed direct with Red Earth Safaris.
We are unable to guarantee that you will see dolphins at Monkey Mia. The dolphins are wild animals, and at times are not in the local area.
Shark Bay, Monkey Mia, Pinnacles Desert and Kalbarri
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