12 nights |
from $5425 per person*
TOUR CODE: WBMP
Between laid-back Broome and bustling Perth, you’ll journey along the rugged blue coastline and through the remote outback to experience the wonders for which the West Coast is most famous – from a magical Cable Beach sunset, the rich Pilbara and startling landscape of Karijini, to Coral Bay and the sight of wild dolphins swimming to shore at Monkey Mia.
2020 JUN: 17 JUL: 15 AUG: 12, 26 SEP: 23 2021 JUN: 16 JUL: 14 AUG: 11, 25 SEP: 22 Please click here for full Booking Conditions.
All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.
September 1, 2021
Valid for travel between:
06/17/2020 – 06/29/2020
07/15/2020 – 07/27/2020
08/12/2020 – 08/24/2020
08/26/2020 – 09/07/2020
09/23/2020 – 10/05/2020
06/16/2021 – 06/28/2021
07/14/2021 – 07/26/2021
08/11/2021 – 08/23/2021
08/25/2021 – 09/06/2021
09/22/2021 – 10/04/2021
Additional dates, gateway cities and airlines may be available.
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Day 1 Welcome to Broome Get to know your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception, in the former pearling outpost of Broome, while watching the sunset over the Indian Ocean. Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, 2 nights Day 2 Broome Free Time You have a full day to explore this tropical hideaway. You may like to take a leisurely stroll along the 22 kilometres of pristine sand. Tonight, join your fellow travellers for dinner overlooking Cable Beach. Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine Day 3 Broome – Port Hedland Head south to the famous Pilbara region, known for its rich cultural landscape, and vast mineral deposits. Port Hedland is a hub for major resource activity and is a powerhouse of the Australian economy. Hotel: The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine Day 4 Port Hedland – Karijini National Park Journey into the depths of the Pilbara to Karijini National Park in the Hamersley Ranges. The startling landscape of spectacular gorges, waterfalls and rock pools provides a striking contrast to the stark red landscape of the Pilbara. Explore Fortescue Falls at Dales Gorge and if you’re up to it, you can take a walk to one of the national park’s plunge pools. Your stay tonight is in safari-style eco tents. You can sit on your private deck and relax, watching the sun set, and fall asleep to the calming sounds of nature. Hotel: Karijini Eco Retreat Included Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest dinner Day 5 Karijini National Park – Karratha Travel to Tom Price for a guided tour of Rio Tinto’s Open Cut Iron Ore Mine site. You’ll be amazed by the massive pit and see the huge machinery and trucks in action as you’re led to the heart of the operation. Later, return through the Hamersley Range to Karratha. Hotel: Ibis Styles Karratha Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine Day 6 Karratha – Exmouth You’ll travel back to the spectacular waters of the west coast to North West Cape. Exmouth is situated on the boundary of Cape Range National Park and the Ningaloo Marine Park. Visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse for stunning views over Lighthouse Bay and then enjoy a tour of the township with your Travel Director. Tonight, stay just metres from the water, overlooking Exmouth Gulf. Hotel: Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort, 2 nights Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine Day 7 Exmouth Free Time After a leisurely breakfast, today is yours to do as you choose. Why not take an optional experience swim alongside the Whale Sharks in the pristine waters of the Ningaloo Reef (seasonal). Alternatively, you could take a stroll along the beach, or relax by the hotel pool overlooking the water. Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine Day 8 Exmouth – Carnarvon In a shallow draft glass-bottom boat you’ll cruise over World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef at Coral Bay to see coral formations found in the lagoon gardens of the inner reef. Continue to Carnarvon, where you’ll visit the Space and Technology Museum. Hotel: Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine Day 9 Carnarvon – Monkey Mia Travel to Hamelin Pool to see the world’s best-known colony of stromatolites. Dating back to the beginning of life on earth, while they may not appear alive, these structures have helped scientists unravel the history of life on earth! Later visit fascinating Shell Beach, one of only two in the world, formed from billions of cockle shells up to ten metres deep. Continue to the crystal blue waters and sandy beaches of Monkey Mia. Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, 2 nights Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine Day 10 Monkey Mia Included Choice Every morning, Monkey Mia’s wild dolphins swim to shore to be fed and mingle with the people. After a leisurely breakfast overlooking the calm waters of the bay, watch the famous dolphins swim into shore (Note: As dolphins are wild their appearance cannot be guaranteed.) Choose an Included Choice sightseeing experience. You may like to join an evening Indigenous experience or unwind on a sunset cruise. Included Meals: Breakfast Day 11 Monkey Mia – Geraldton Venture into Kalbarri National Park and visit Hawks Head Lookout to view the spectacular scenery of Murchison River Gorge. During wildflower season, the National Park is abloom with many a variety of wildflower. On arrival in Geraldton, visit the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial and have the chance to discover the seaside township. Hotel: Mantra Geraldton Included Meals: Breakfast Day 12 Geraldton – Perth Visit the Nambung National Park, home of the marvellous Pinnacles. Afterwards stop at the seaside hamlet of Lancelin at lunchtime. This afternoon visit Yanchep National Park where you’ll enjoy a fantastic Aboriginal Cultural Experience in a bush setting. Meet your Aboriginal guide, Derek Nannup, who’ll share with you their way of life and will treat you to the enchanting sounds of the didgeridoo. Continue to Perth and join your fellow travellers for a few laughs over a Farewell Dinner. Hotel: Crowne Plaza, Perth Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner Day 13 Farewell from Perth Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast. Included Meals: Breakfast
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Discount available on selected Guided Vacations and Inspiring Journeys. Discount applies only to the land content portion of the vacation. Can be combined with other discounts where applicable. The full amount must be paid by the designated date. Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Prices are land only, ‘from’ per person, based on double occupancy. International airfare is not included. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting (30 March 2020). All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Subject to availability, this offer may be withdrawn at any time. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government-imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Please call for our current prices. Hearing impaired persons may dial 711 (National Relay Service) to contact us at the above number. Tour code: WBMP. CST#2001136-50