When it comes to Australia, find out why the west is best on this 18-day adventure from Perth to Exmouth. Ever wanted to see kangaroos sunbathing on a beach? Weve got that. Longed to meet the land and marine life of Australia up close and personal? Weve got that too. Well cover ground from caves to reefs to deserts and beyond on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Dont get left behind.
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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. If you arrive early, opt to visit nearby Freemantle, visit a vineyard at the Swan Valley Wineries, hit the beach at Cottesloe, take a day trip to Rottnest Island to spot the adorable Quokka, or explore the city at your own pace!
Depart early from Perth and head east through Western Australia to Coolgardie. Continue on to Kalgoorlie.
Drive to Kalgoorlie, the largest town in the region, founded during the gold rush in 1893.
Visit the Royal Flying Doctors and the Super Pit, an open-cut gold mine. Continue on to Esperance, known for its stunning setting combining the bush, beach and granite. Camp under the stars in a traditional swag (padded canvas bedroll).
Continue on to Esperance, taking in the blue ocean and white-sand beaches.
Travel to Cape Le Grand National Park and hike up Frenchman's Peak for spectacular views of the area. Swim in the turquoise waters of Lucky Bay and Hellfire Bay. Return to Esperance for the evening.
Get out and explore this gorgeous national park. Walk from Rossiter Bay to Lucky Bay and spend time enjoying the area. Visit Hellfire Bay and Thistle Cove before spending some free time enjoying the beaches or hiking around a little more.
Drive through the Stirling Ranges on the way to Albany. Opt to enjoy the coastal views over King George Sound by foot or by bike. Whale tours can be organized in season.
The drive to Albany is beautiful in itself. Opt to relax on the beach.
Head for the Rainbow Coast. Stop to see highlights along the way like the Gap and Natural Bridge. Take a canopy treetop walk. Continue on to Margaret River, a spot famous for its wineries.
Take a surf lesson then head straight to the vineyards. Enjoy a tour and wine tasting at local wineries.
Visit the Ngilgi Cave to learn some Aboriginal legends. Stop at the famous jetty in Busselton en route to Perth.
Enjoy a cultural and bush tucker tour at the Ngilgi Caves to learn more about Aboriginal culture and legends.
Stop in Busselton for lunch and check out the famous jetty. Time permitting, opt to take the train ride to the end of the 1.8km long jetty.
Continue on to Perth to spend a night in the city.
Enjoy a free day in Perth to explore the city or go further afield.
There are tons of options for the day. Visit nearby Freemantle, stop by a vineyard at the Swan Valley Wineries, hit the beach at Cottesloe, take a day trip to Rottnest Island to spot the adorable Quokka, or explore the city at your own pace!
Enjoy a full day of highlights — visit the Pinnacles and Greenough Wildlife Park, an animal rescue facility. Continue to Geraldton on the Batavia Coast for the night.
Head out early for a day of highlights en route to Geraldton.
Visit the Principality of Hutt River, the oldest 'micronation' in Australia. See some coastal attractions before reaching Kalbarri. Opt to horseback ride, abseil, canoe or simply relax on the beach. Camp under the stars in a traditional swag (padded canvas bedroll).
Explore Kalbarri NP with a free afternoon in this Western Australian adventure capital.
Continue up the coast to Monkey Mia and Shark Bay. Visit the historic Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station and the famous stromatolites. Visit Shell Beach before making it to Monkey Mia for the night.
Get up close and personal with bottlenose dolphins at Shark Bay World Heritage Area. A major research site, these mammals come right up to the shore on a regular basis. Later, enjoy an Aboriginal kayak tour.
Travel on to Coral Bay, arriving in time for a spectacular Western Australia sunset. This is a great place to spot whale sharks when they're in season.
Travel through Carnarvon on the way to Coral Bay, known for it's tropical fruits and seafood, and home to One Mile Jetty, Carnarvon Tramway and the OTC dish.
Enjoy a free day in Coral Bay. Opt to take a marine eco tour, go snorkelling, or take a glass bottom boat tour to check out the Ningaloo Reef. In the late afternoon, continue on to Exmouth.
There are plenty of options here to enjoy the reef and surrounding area.
Spend the day exploring Cape Range National Park including Yardie Creek and Turquoise Bay. Opt to scuba dive in Navy Pier or snorkel the blue waters. Venture to the Vlamingh Head lighthouse. Enjoy a final dinner in Exmouth together.
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Trip Name: Western Australia Adventure
Duration: 18 Days
From Price: $4,368
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