This fabulous day out explores the world renowned Pinnacles Desert, an amazing moon like landscape. Other highlights of this exciting day include off road driving and sand boarding on huge white sand dunes, swimming in the Indian Ocean (weather permitting), hand feeding kangaroos, touching and photographing koalas and viewing native wildflowers.
We leave the city limits and cross over the Swan River travelling past Burswood Resort Casino. Then head north through the Swan Valley to Caversham Wildlife Park where we stop to view and photograph koalas and hand feed kangaroos. We then break at the small fishing settlement of Lancelin before the thrilling experience of 4-wheel driving in our giant 4WD over massive Lancelin sand dunes and the chance to try sand boarding.
Then journey along quiet back roads where kangaroos and emus are often spotted, passing through wildflower country. We move onto the Rock Lobster town of Cervantes for lunch (P3). Afterwards, visit the wildflower shop or alternatively in summer time, weather permitting enjoy a swim, or a walk on the white sandy beaches.
We then continue on to the Nambung National Park, home of the amazing Pinnacles Desert. Here your driver guide takes you for an easy paced walk through parts of this fascinating landscape covering some 404 hectares. Ensure you wear comfortable footwear, bring a hat and your camera. Later enjoy a sunset journey back to Perth. If flowering, stops to view wildflowers will be made en route with arrival back in Perth at approximately 7.30 pm.
Note: Tour may operate with morning in coach and afternoon in 4WD, or vice versa depending on passenger numbers. Adventure component of tour will always operate in a 4WD vehicle. Sometimes due to soft sand dunes delays may occur. Tour not suitable for pregnant women, people with back problems and infants, if unsure please ask at the time of booking.
4 Wheel Driving and Sand Boarding
Caversham Wildlife Park
Seasonal Wildflowers (Aug - Dec)
Delicious Picnic Lunch
Luxury 4WD Travel & Expert Local Commentary
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.
BOOKED DATE: Thursday 1 December 2011
"i. How did you find the experience overall? The experience overall was great, we had a fantastic time.
ii. How was the communication before the experience? The communication before the experience was very good, I received all the informations what we needed, all of my questions were answered.
iii. How well did the experience match the original description on the Australian Explorer website? The experience was like descripted on the Australian Explorer website.
iv. On your experience did you feel like a valued customer? Yes, we did feel like a valued customer, the staff was very kind and polite.
v. Would you recommend this experience to others? Yes, I would recommend this experience to others.
vi. Additional Feedback: It was a very great adventure for us, we will never forget these experiences."
Peter : Hungary
The tour departs from Perth CBD and travels to Pinnacles, Koalas & Sand Boarding Adventure, returning back to Perth CBD. Pick ups are available from select accommodation within Perth CBD, East Perth, North Perth and Northbridge (pickups from Scarborough on request).
This package is available Daily. Departs at 8:00am and Returns at 7:30pm. This package is unavailable Christmas Day.
Pick-up times may vary up to 15 minutes depending on traffic. Please be ready and waiting on the roadside 10 minutes prior to your stated pick-up time. NOTE: No drop-offs after morning or afternoon half day tours. No pick-ups for afternoon tours.
MINIMUM / MAXIMUM NUMBERS
Our Luxury 5 Star 4WD's can seat 27 passengers, and is regarded as one of Australia's finest. Our modern spacious 4WD's are 3 times larger and offer 3 times more space per passenger. We also have a number of deluxe Toyota Landcruisers seating up to 6 passengers and 1 driver.
Our driver guides are an elite group of highly trained environmentally aware professionals. They will share their experience and stories of Western Australia with you to ensure your tour is memorable and fulfilling. International speaking guides are available for Japanese, Italian, French, German and Dutch, rates on application.
Child fare applies to children aged between 5 and 12 years inclusive. Concession prices are available to holders of a senior or pensioners cards (Australia, UK, Europe, New Zealand, USA) and full time students.
DRESSCODE / WHAT TO BRING
We suggest a casual standard of dress. As Western Australia has seasonal climate - you will need cooler clothes for our warm winter (the nights can be cool). Some hotels do require a neater standard of casual dress in the evening, i.e. shirt with collar and covered shoes for gents. A sun hat and sun cream are a good idea during the summer months and even in winter in the nor thwest. Don't forget your camera and binoculars if you're a wildlife enthusiast. We also strongly recommend personal insect repellant.
Tour may operate with morning in coach and afternoon in 4WD, or vice versa depending on passenger numbers. Adventure component of tour will always operate in a 4WD vehicle. Sometimes due to soft sand dunes delays may occur. Tour not suitable for pregnant women, people with back problems and infants, if unsure please ask
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"Hi we had a fantastic time. The employees, food, cruise we had the best experience we have had in a long time would recommend to anyone and we hope do go again.
The whole deal was awesome thanks to all involved Janine." Janine (New South Wales, Australia.)
"This is a really well organised tour. An absolute great time was had by all 21 of us on this tour. I was travelling on my own and really enjoyed sharing this experience with other people. "Wombat" our guide did a fantastic job of cooking, giving info and driving, an absolute star !!
Especially enjoyed Cradle Mountain, Port Arthur and Wineglass bay. If your looking for a compact 6 day tour to explore Tasmania then this is it." Mick (Gold Coast, Australia.)
"I wanted to send you a note to say THANKYOU for all the care taken with our booking.
We had an absolutely incredible evening and our faces were sore from smiling and laughing afterwards!
We will be sure to contact you again when we're planning our next adventure!
Thanks a million and all the best xo" Merly (Australia)
"It was perfect. Really impressed with the whole experience from dealing with you (Australian Explorer) to the driver. Will definitely use this service again. Thanks." Jacqui (Australia)
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