Tour ID: 10063674

Journey on our Coastal Loop and experience the many natural wonders this stunning region has to offer.  Beginning in Perth, we head north towards the famous Monkey Mia in Shark Bay for an adventure filled 4 days.  We’ll take you on a journey full of beautiful beaches, brilliant red gorges and amazing scenery in an area well known for its wide range of unique wildlife!  Monkey Mia’s famous bottlenose dolphins are just one part of this epic adventure along the West Coast.

  • Experience Shark Bay’s amazing natural scenery,
  • Meet the Dolphins of Monkey Mia
  • Wander through the Pinnacles Desert and see the sanddunes at Lancelin
  • Uncover Kalbarri’s many natural wonders such as Murchison Gorge and Nature's Window
  • Witness natural history at the stromatolites
  • Enjoy wildlife spotting activities, picture perfect beaches and stunning red gorges

Discover for yourself what makes this part of Australia so special by joining our Coastal Loop tour from Perth
to Monkey Mia. We head to the World Heritage listed gateways of Kalbarri and Shark Bay, with accessible
wildlife such as dolphins playing in the surf at Monkey Mia and eye-opening rock formations, you’ll be blown
away by what we’ve managed to fit into this trip.

Day 1: Perth - Kalbarri
Beginning in Perth, we head into the strange and eerie Pinnacles Desert, with a guided walk through the
limestone structures that reach up out of the golden desert sands, followed by a scenic lunch location by
the sea and a stop in Geraldton. Stay overnight in the sleepy seaside town of Kalbarri, where the Murchison
River flows out into the Indian Ocean.
Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Accom: Pelicans Nest Kalbarri or similar
Driving Distance: 575km
Hike Distance: 2km

Day 2: Kalbarri - Monkey Mia
Visit the marvels of The Murchison Gorge, Nature’s Window and Z-Bend in Kalbarri National Park where
water has carved its way through sandstone. Here you have the option to try abseiling (additional cost).
Witness bright pops of colour here during wildflower season (spring). Enjoy a great photo opportunity at
Nature’s Window before strolling along Shell Beach, made of millions of tiny white shells. Then it’s on to Monkey Mia where we will stay right by the beach with resident dolphins at Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accom: RAC Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort Budget Double (share bathroom facilities) or similar
Driving Distance: 450km
Hike Distance: 4km

Day 3: Monkey Mia - Northampton
This morning we will meet the famous Monkey Mia Dolphins and get some up and close amazing photos.
Choose to hire a Kayak and go for a paddle (optional extra), chill out on the beach or at the resort or
search for turtles, dugongs, emus and kangaroos all who call this region home! We venture out to visit the
breathing rock formations called The Stromatolites at Hamelin Pool, before we head towards our final night
of the tour for a truly unique Australian overnight stay near Northampton.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accom: Northbrook Farmstay Private Room (share bathroom facilities) or similar
Driving Distance: 385km
Hike Distance: 2km

Day 4: Northampton - Perth
Enjoy the last views of the countryside, as we travel south towards Perth – the capital of Western Australia.
Kick back and relax on the bus as you’ll have plenty of time to explore the sights on your return. Before
returning to Perth in the afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast
Accom: N/A
Driving Distance: 470km

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    ● Includes: 3 x Breakfast, 3 x lunch, 3 x dinner
    ● 1 Night private motel accommodation - with ensuite (Kalbarri, Monkey Mia, Northbrook)
    ● 2 nights private accommodation with shared bathroom facilities
    ● Admission to all National Parks
    ● Guided walks (~4.5km total)
    ● Australian wildlife sightings, in the wild!
    ● Experienced driver guide
    ● Air-conditioned small group travel
    ● Comprehensive tour commentary
    ● Select inner city pick up and drop off points

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Kalbarri Abseil - for 2 descents
    Start the day with adventure by abseiling down the gorge walls in Kalbarri National Park with Kalbarri Abseil. No previous experience is necessary, as full training will be provided onsite. All equipment provided also. Get photos on your own camera, as guests not participating can take photos for you!

  • Duration:

    4 days / 3 Nights

  • Departure:

    7:00 AM Tue, Fri

  • Return:

    We suggest you arrange a nights accommodation in Perth on this day, booking flights on the return day is not recommended.

  • Departure points:

    Perth and Fremantle

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Default departure point is the Criterion Hotel (560 Hay Street) at 7.25am.

    A list of our only other available pick up locations and tentative times for this tour can be found here. Please notify us of your preferred pickup location and we will confirm your pickup time.

    Please note that these times are to be used as a guide only and your actual drop-off/arrival time may vary significantly due to circumstance.
    For tours returning to Perth regulations state that we can only drop you off at your original pickup point or at the Criterion Hotel.

  • What to bring:

    ● Water bottle - 1.5L
    ● Hat & sunglasses
    ● Sunscreen & insect repellent
    ● Swimmers, towel & toiletries
    ● Comfortable hiking shoes
    ● Camera & flashlight
    ● All-weather clothing
    ● Money for snack and meals
    ● 15kg overnight bag & small day pack
    ● A sense of adventure!

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Due to the nature of the activities and accommodation options this tour is only suitable for those over 18 years.

  • Additional Information:

    Luggage restrictions: One bag up to 20kg's is permitted in the trailer and a small handbag can be brought on the bus.
    Vehicle: Rosa/Coaster – Small Group
    Max Passengers: 20-24

  • Destinations:

    Perth, Shark Bay, Monkey Mia, Pinnacles Desert, Kalbarri, Denham, Geraldton and Cervantes

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