The 9 Day Perth to Adelaide tour travels through the Central wheat belt of Western Australia to Esperance where it will stay in in Cape Le Grand National Park.
The tour then heads to Norseman and crosses the Nullarbor and onto the Eyre Peninsula. This tour has a focus of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia and following the coastline of the Great Australian Bight.
This tour covers approximately 3800kms, focusing on the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia and following the coastline of the Great Australian Bight, Perth. You'll enjoy historic towns, unique coastline, exploring caves, idyllic scenery and much much more.
Our adventure begins as we travel East over the Darling Ranges. After a morning break at the historic township of York we continue our journey South. Our lunch stop will be at Wave Rock, where there is the opportunity to have a look at this amazing rock formation.
After lunch we drive further South to the Fitzgerald River National Park, an internationally recognized world biosphere reserve with plenty of beautiful beaches, rugged coastline and the opportunity for a short walk or swim.
Our evening meal and overnight accommodation is with a fascinating person, Mary Richardson, who will explain how she built her straw house, manages a tea house while providing a feast of natures own foods and bush foods from the district.
After a morning drive along the coast we arrive in Esperance with time to have a look around. A short drive brings us to the Cape Le Grand National Park where we set up camp only metres from a picture postcard beach.
The afternoon is free to explore this stunning coastal park with its white sandy beaches and crystal clear water.
A late afternoon hike up the granite formation known as “Frenchman Peak", rewards you with stunning views of
the bay and islands of the Recherche Archipelago.
It’s totally up to you how you would like to spend the morning enjoying this beautiful area. You may like to do one of the magnificent coastal walks or go for a swim, boogie board, snorkel, fish or just relax and read a good book while lying on a pure white beach, you might have to share with a couple of locals, kangaroo’s that is.
Mid afternoon we head back north to the Eyre highway to start our journey east bound to Newman Rocks for a bush camping site.
Today will certainly give you a sense of the size of this vast and ancient land. The Nullarbor Plain is the largest solid piece of rock in the world and is internationally recognised for its hidden treasures beneath the ground. It has a internationally recognised cave and lake system.
Today we travel through some diverse Australian country, have a look around Eucla - an old telegraph town buried by sand dunes and stop for the night at Koonalda Homestead.
Today we see the majestic Nullarbor cliffs and stop at the famous wombat/camel/kangaroo road sign as we cross the Nullarbor. We spot some wedged tail Eagles and take some silly photos with unique nullarbor signs.
Our first stop today is Bairds Bay which is a sublime stretch of coastline where we can spend time on the beach and having a swim.
For those wanting to experience one of Australia's most unique wildlife experiences of swimming with dolphins and sea lions (OE $140) we have the time at this stop to do so. This incredible optional wildlife experience involves a four hour boat cruise. We find the friendly populations and can swim and snorkel amongst them. There is nothing that can parallel the feeling of communing with wild creatures such as these.
A short drive brings us to Murphy’s Haystacks, incredible granite rock formations sculptured into wondrous and weird shapes over millions of years. After that we go to Talia caves.
Not far from the caves are the sanddunes where we go sandboarding.
After that part of the day you can relax on a private beach, spend time exploring the many beautiful bush or coastal walks on Coodlie Park Farm Retreat.
This morning we head out and learn to surf with Spike . So we go to a beautiful deserted beach and spend the next two hours mastering the surf breaks.
after the surfing at scales bay we go to the Colton Bakery - a unique wood fired bakery on the side of the highway with a honesty pay system. We meet Mark the owner of Colton Bakery and walk through this interesting bakery.
We have lunch at Elliston’s Great Ocean Tourist Drive with stunning sculptures which contrast against the Investigator group of Islands in the back ground.
We travel to Locks Well and admire the view and the man made 291 steps down to the Locks Well beach.
We go camping at Mikkira wich is a private campground with a great oppertunity to see koalas in their native environment.
Today is an extreme day of fun!!!!
Those that dare come face to face with the Great White Shark on a day tour [OE $495] which includes a video highlights of your experience.
Those not wishing to be quite so extreme head out to Whalers Way Conservation Park for some more spectacular and stunning coastlines,after lunch we go and swim with blue fin tuna. before a visit to Glen Forest Wildlife Park and the kangaroos, koalas, emus, birds and other unique Australian animals.
Our first stop is Wadlatta Cultural Centre in Port Augusta that helps provide answers to the many questions about the formation of the Nullarbor, Flinders Ranges, and the formation of Australia as a continent.
The tour then travels Pt Augusta and into the Flinders Ranges to enjoy our last last awesome bush walk at Mount Remarkeble.
The journey from the Flinders Ranges into Adelaide gives you a chance to reflect on the experiences over the last nine action packed days.
NOTE: The 2013 - 2014 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2013 - 31st March 2014. The 2014 - 2015 season rates commence on the 1st April 2014.
This tour departs from Perth CBD.
South Australia, Western Australia
The Perth to Adelaide tour has an 9 day duration. Any unique pick-up requirements must be arranged at time of booking. Passengers are advised to arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.
MINIMUM / MAXIMUM NUMBERS
There is a maximum of 20 passengers per tour.
Luggage restrictions apply of 1 backpack/soft travel bag per person and 1 piece of hand luggage.
DRESSCODE / WHAT TO BRING
There is no specific dresscode, however, passengers must bring walking shoes, water bottle, insect repellant, hat, sunscreen, swimmers, torch, headlamps and rainproof jacket.
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