Explore the beautiful coral coast of Western Australia, stunning beaches and dramatic gorges with freshwater pools will enchant you. Venture into the Pinnacles Desert, find your sense of adventure in Kalbarri National Park, meet the friendly Monkey Mia dolphins, and laze on the beach at Coral Bay. There are regular flights to Perth from Exmouth (own expense).
Highlights include Coral Bay, Exmouth, Kalbarri National Park, Monkey Mia, Ningaloo Reef, Pinnacles Desert, Sand Dunes, Sandboarding and Turquoise Bay.
Day 1 : Perth to Kalbarri
Jump aboard as we head north to Nambung National Park and explore the fascinating formations of the Pinnacles Desert. Our journey continues along coastal roads passing by seaside fishing towns until we arrive at some local sand dunes. In the afternoon we pass through the major port of Geraldton, before reaching our overnight stop in the seaside resort town of Kalbarri. (LD)
Day 2 : Kalbarri to Shark Bay
It's an early start this morning for a short drive to Murchison Gorge in the Kalbarri National Park. Here we explore Nature's Window and Z-Bend Gorge which is an exhilarating 150 metre descent into the heart of the gorge. Feeling adventurous? Give abseiling a go (own expense). In the afternoon we head towards Monkey Mia and enter the Shark Bay World Heritage area. Along the way we stop at beautiful Shell Beach before reaching our overnight stop at Shark Bay. (BLD)
Day 3 : Shark Bay to Coral Bay
We hit the beach this morning and make our way to see the world famous Monkey Mia dolphins – have your camera ready for some great shots of these entrancing animals. From here we head to Carnarvon and finish the day at Coral Bay, the Jewel of the North. (BLD)
Day 4 : Coral Bay and Exmouth
It's time to explore! Spend today discovering the wonders of the Ningaloo Reef and its fantastic marine wildlife. Snorkelling, cruising on a glass-bottom boat, quad bike tours or a joy flight over the reef are just some of the ways you can check out this beautiful aquatic park (all at own expense). Late this afternoon we make the short trip to Exmouth. (BLD)
Day 5 : Exmouth
Another day of freedom and relaxation! You can head underwater to go diving or (in season) search for whale sharks (optional activities at own expense including snorkelling*) or we'll tour around the area including snorkelling or lazing on the beach at Turquoise Bay. (BL)
Kalbarri National Park
This tour is ideal for fit, active and keen travellers seeking full blown adventure travels without all the frills.
meals as indicated
4 nights dorm accommodation OR
4 nights twin/double/single accommodation with shared facilities
national park fees