West Coast Explorer

West Coast Explorer

Join us on this old favourite, as we explore Western Australia’s coastline travelling from Broome to the beautiful city of Perth along the Great Northern Highway.

Join us on this old favourite, as we explore Western Australia’s coastline travelling from Broome to the beautiful city of Perth along the Great Northern Highway. With first class views of the Indian Ocean, highlights include immersing yourself in the history of the pearling days, be awed by nature’s riches as you explore Karijini, Kalbarri and Nambung (the Pinnacles) and view the wild dolphins of Monkey Mia.

 

Fly/Coach/Fly

14 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• See the Pinnacles at Nambung National Park, Hamelin Pool Stromalites, the Kings Park Wildflower Exhibition and the HMAS Sydney Memorial

• Visit Ningaloo Marine Park and see the dolphins at Monkey Mia

• Witness the amazing Port Hedland

• Karijini National Park

 

INCLUSIONS

• Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

• Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

• Pickup and return locations throughout the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney

• Flights

• 41 quality meals

• Traveller’s Refund Guarantee

• Entries and attractions as shown

• Modern luxury tour coach

• Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

 

*As per conditions

 

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Day 1

Home – Port Hedland
Our flights will have us arriving in Port Hedland late afternoon. The remarkable growth of this port is due largely to the iron ore boom, making it one of the world’s largest mineral ports. The area also produces three million tonnes of Solar Salt annually.

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Day 2

Port Hedland – Tom Price
Travel eastward to the highest town in Western Australia, Tom Price. Visit Hamersley Pilbara Mine for a specially arranged tour and view the Marandoo Mine site from Western Australia’s second highest peak, Mt Bruce.

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Day 3

Tom Price – Karijini National Park
You will need to wear comfortable, enclosed footwear today and have your hat and sunscreen ready for our visit to the spectacular Karijini National Park. See Fortescue Falls at Dales Gorge, take a pleasant stroll in Kalamina Gorge and enjoy spectacular views from Oxer’s Lookout over Red, Weano, Joffre and Hancock Gorges. Return to Tom Price and take the opportunity to wander through the main shopping area before arriving back at the motel.

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Day 4

Tom Price – Karratha
Depart Tom Price and travel to Millstream Chichester National Park. Enjoy a picnic lunch as you continue to explore back to the coast, arriving in Karratha. This afternoon, drive out to Dampier and the Burrup Peninsula Lookout before checking into our accommodation in Karratha.

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Day 5

Karratha – Exmouth
Our journey today takes us to Exmouth, built as a support for NASA’s activities in Carnarvon. The town is situated on the North West Cape, which is the nearest point to the continental shelf so there is an abundance of fish and other marine life in the surrounding waters. Take time to view the panoramic views from Vlaming Head Lighthouse.

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Day 6

Exmouth – Carnarvon
After breakfast, our journey south continues, stopping at Coral Bay where there is an opportunity to take in the great view of the Indian Ocean. Continue on to Carnarvon.

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Day 7

Carnarvon – Denham
After breakfast this morning visit the mile long Carnarvon Jetty. A ride on the Ocean Tramway enables you to ride the length of the jetty and view marine life and the mouth of the Gascoyne River. Our journey now takes us towards the World Heritage Listed Area of Shark Bay. Visit Hamelin Pool to see the famous Stromalites, and view St Andrew’s Anglican Church. Our overnight stay is at Denham, the most Western town in Australia.

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Day 8

Denham – Kalbarri
Drive out to Monkey Mia for a guided tour of Ocean Park Aquarium, renowned for dolphin feeding. Departing the Shark Bay area, see the Solar Salt Mines, which produce one of the purest grades of salt in the world. Travel through to Kalbarri, another opportunity to see some of the local wildflowers in the Kalbarri National Park.

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Day 9

Kalbarri – Jungle Bird Park – Kalbarri National Park
Today we will visit the Rainbow Jungle Bird Park. Stroll along the paved brick pathways in the landscaped tropical gardens of the centre with its waterfalls, fountains, stained glass windows, gargoyles and lily ponds. Travel on to the Kalbarri National Park for a picnic lunch and spend some time exploring its stunning gorges and formations carved by the Murchison River.

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Day 10

Kalbarri - Geraldton
This morning travel south via the Port of Gregory and Northampton before arriving into Geraldton. Enjoy a guided tour of the HMAS Sydney II Memorial at Tarcoola Beach and a guided town tour prior to a picnic lunch. This afternoon visit the Museum of Western Australia at Geraldton, overlooking the Indian Ocean.

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Day 11

Geraldton - Cervantes
Visit Hi Vallee Farm for a guided tour of the 2000 hectare sheep and wheat farm. Continue on to what will become one of the most memorable parts of your tour. Walk through the Nambung National Park which is home to one of Australia’s most unique and captivating landscapes - The Pinnacles Desert. This unique desert is right on the coastline and is a photographer’s paradise.

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Day 12

Cervantes - Perth
Another great touring day lies ahead as you travel via Moora to New Norcia. The Spanish inspired buildings come as a surprise, surrounded by wheat fields, sheep properties and acres and acres of canola. Continue on via Bindoon, Toodyay and the beautiful Avon Valley to the town of Northam, before arriving into Perth.

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Day 13

Perth - Rottnest Island
Today is a day off for your Coach Captain, so we are visiting Rottnest Island. This fully hosted tour includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, plus a coach tour on the island.

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Day 14

Perth - Home
After breakfast, it will be time to pack your bags ready for your flight home. Spend some time in the beautiful Kings Park where you will have the opportunity to purchase your own morning tea before transferring to Perth Airport.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE: $6,701 per person

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $6,501 per person

Single Supplement available @ $1,310 extra

 

 

Booking Conditions

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Name Address Contact Details
Belmont Shops S Bus Stop on Pacific Hwy (Southbound) near
Marshall Property, Belmont
Charlestown Smart St Bus Zone in Smart St outside Presbyterian Church
(opposite library car park), Charlestown
Doyalson Wentworth Ave S Bus stop past RSL Club (Southbound)
Cnr Pacific Hwy & Wentworth Ave, Doyalson
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
Hornsby Railway Station Hornsby Railway Station. Pickup at the bottom of
the bus rank, near roundabout opp hotel
Kariong Information Ctr At Kariong Information Centre car park,
The Avenue, Kariong
New Lambton Wests S Bus Stop on Hobart Rd near Harker Oval
across from Wests Leagues Club, New Lambton
Swansea Blackswan S Bus stop approaching Blackswan Waterfront Motel
on Pacific Hwy (Southbound), Swansea
Sydney Domestic Airport Sydney Domestic Airport - Meet at Qantas Groups
Check-in located on ground floor at Terminal 3.
Thornton AAJ Depot All Australian Journeys - Thornton Depot
3 Woodford Place, Thornton
Tuggerah Westfield Bus stop near cinemas at the back of
Westfield Shopping Centre, Tuggerah
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