We’ll pick you up early in Perth and head north to Nambung
National Park to explore The Pinnacles. These are ancient natural rock pillars’
that rise out of the surrounding landscape
We will follow the coast and make our way up through
Beekeepers Nature Reserve and take a look at the leaning trees; a bizarre
natural phenomenon where River Red Gum trees have grown horizontal due to the
We’ll head in-land to the historic town of Northampton to
see Western Australia’s very own Pink Lake at Port Gregory before continuing on
to our farm stay where we will stay for the next two nights.
On day two, we visit Kalbarri National Park to see where the
Muchusion river cuts through the Tumblagooda Sandstone to create deep gorges in
the rock. We’ll brave the cantilever Kalbarri skywalk that sits 100 meters
above the gorge creating a spectacular view of the surrounding landscape.
We visit Nature’s Window, a natural rock formation providing
a perfect viewing platform and photo opportunity. Afterwards we’ll make our way
down into gorge.
In the afternoon we will have time to look at some of the local
wildflowers the area is well-known for. We’ll also spend time by the Kalbarri
coast made famous for its numerous ship wrecks.
As we continue north, we’ll stop at the Hamelin Pool Marine
Nature Reserve; here you will see rock-like structures called marine
stromatolites. They are very rare and are believed to be 3.5 billion years old.
We’ll make a visit to Shell Beach in the Shark Bay World
Heritage Area; a beach made up of millions, if not billions of tinny shells.
It’s also worth taking a moment to observe the fence which is a crucial
structure for Project Eden; a conservation project limiting feral animals onto
the Peron Peninsula.
We’ll then head inside the Shark Bay World Heritage
Discovery Centre to learn about the history of the area, including the landing
of Dirk Hartog in 1616.
Our next stop, Denham’s Little Lagoon; a magnificent stretch
of calm water ideal for swimming or taking in the view of the sandy beaches,
and observing the birdlife. Tonight, we
will camp on the Peron Peninsula.
We start day four with the famous dolphin feeding in the
coastal town of Monkey Mia. Meet the friendly resident Monkey Mia dolphins who
have been swimming to the shore for years to interact with humans.
We then take the Wulyibindi Yanayina walk, a great place to
spot the thick-billed grasswren along with many other bird spices including the
Mallee Fowl, or you can just relax at the beach by the bay.
Later in the afternoon we’ll make our way to Coral Bay where
we will camp for the next two nights.
On day five, you get to enjoy the magnificent turquoise
waters of Coral Bay, the perfect introduction to the breathtaking beauty of the
World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef. Here you can come face-to-face with
fascinating marine creatures like whale sharks, manta rays, dugongs and
Whether it’s going out for a swim with the whale sharks,
snorkeling with the Manta rays, quad biking around the dunes, or a stroll
around the bay. Your guide can organise your optional activity for the day.
The next day we start with a walk to see nature’s Coral Bay Shark
Nursery. This a unique opportunity to see reef sharks in their natural habitat
as they congregate at Skeleton Bay, part of the Ningaloo Marine Park.
We explore the Ningaloo coast (Cape Range National park)
including a visit to Yardie Creek Gorge, lighthouses and pristine coastal reefs
as well as beaches en route to Exmouth. There will be plenty of swimming
Tonight, we will camp in the Exmouth region.
We have a morning stop at the Pot Shot Memorial in Exmouth
before we start heading in-land. You’ll learn the truly amazing story of
strength, survival and the never-give-up attitude of our soldiers during WW2.
We then make our way through iron ore country to the
must-see Karijini National Park. We make stops on route to take in the views
and observe the rugged scenery.
Tonight we camp in Karijini National Park.
Known for its ancient rock and breathtaking gorges,
crystal-clear waterways and stunning waterfalls, on day eight we explore
Karijini National Park.
This morning we’ll embark on the spider-walk of Handcock
Gorge and take a dip in Kermits Pool.
In the afternoon we’ll head to Dales Gorge for a refreshing
swim at Fortescue Falls. We’ll also visit Fern Pool with its small twin
waterfalls, one of the most beautiful spots in the park.
Tonight we camp in Karijini National Park.
This morning we stay in Karijini National Park to explore
Hamersley Gorge. This is a dramatic gorge, full of colour, texture and
reflections making for a fantastic swimming opportunity. This is a favourite
among many because the upper and lower parts of the gorge allow for plenty of
swimming and photo stunning photo opportunities.
From here we move on to our bush camp nearby.
We say goodbye to Karijini and make tracks back to the coast
and on route we pass the controversial abandoned town of Wittenoom. A part of
Australian history, the blue asbestos mining area was closed down in 1966 due
to health and environmental concerns. We won’t stop here but a chance to hear
about the history of the area.
We stop at the historic town of Marble bar, known as one of
Australia’s hottest towns. We will take a look at the town before making our
way out to the Coongan River. This is where the town gets its name, the early
pioneers thought a colourful bar that crosses the Coongan River was marble but
it turned out to be a unique type of Jasper. The Jasper creates a stunning
backdrop and is well-worth a look.
We will bush camp nearby.
Our final day sees us take in the pristine coastline at
Eighty Mile beach which lies between Port Hedland and Broome. The white sandy
beach is the longest uninterrupted beach in Western Australia, extending for
220 kilometres! It is well-known for its shore-fishing and popular with shell
collectors, also a great spot to relax or take a morning stroll.
The beach is a RAMSAR Marine Park which means it is an
important site for bird migration and the perfect spot to bird watch.
After our morning at Eighty Mile we make a stop at Sandfire
Roadhouse and visit the Roebuck Plains before taking in some of the sights of