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Priced from $1925Twin share
$2505 Single traveller
$1730 Young traveller
From 1 April 2017
$1925 adult twin $2505 single $1730 child
From 1 April 2018
$1995 adult twin $2615 single $1795 child
From 1 April 2019
$2050 adult twin $2675 single $1850 child
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- Limited Seats
- Fully Booked/Embarked
Explore the Batavia Coast, famed for its shipwrecks, and admire wildflowers in Kalbarri National Park (seasonal). Frolic with dolphins at Monkey Mia and spend the day swimming or sailing. Marvel at Stromatolites at Hamelin Pool and the mystical Pinnacles, then discover Aboriginal culture at Yanchep National Park and explore cosmopolitan Perth.
1 April 2017 - 31 October 2017 ?
Fremantle – Geraldton
As this Guided Holiday departs early morning, accommodation will need to be pre-booked in Fremantle for the previous night.
Today you'll meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers and travel to Geraldton. Heading north to Yanchep National Park, you'll enjoy a fantastic Aboriginal cultural experience in a bush setting. Meet your Aboriginal guide who'll share with you their way of life and will treat you to the enchanting sounds of the didgeridoo. It's a hands on experience where you'll have the chance to touch and feel traditional Aboriginal tools, and it will have you rolling with laughter. Continue to Nambung National Park, home of the marvellous Pinnacles, a series of intriguing limestone formations. On arrival in Geraldton you'll visit the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial and have the time to discover the seaside township.
Hotel: Mantra Geraldton
Geraldton – Monkey Mia
Day 2: Geraldton – Monkey Mia
Visit the Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery and Visitor Centre. Its displays, including soundscapes, historical and contemporary film footage, interactive multimedia and objects of rare scientific and historical significance, take you on the most amazing journey around Shark Bay and across time. 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 living 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 coquina bivalve shells up to ten metres deep. Continue to the crystal blue waters and the pristine white shell and sandy beaches of Monkey Mia where you'll stay for the next two nights.
Day 3: Monkey Mia 'Free Time'
Every morning Monkey Mia's wild dolphins swim to shore to be fed and mingle with people. After a leisurely breakfast overlooking the calm waters of the bay, watch the famous dolphins swim into shore (as dolphins are wild their appearance cannot be guaranteed). Today is yours to do as you choose. Why not take a scenic flight over Shark Bay Marine Park or after a lazy morning take an afternoon wildlife cruise aboard a catamaran to spot sea creatures great and small. In the evening, there's nothing like sitting back with a cocktail or a cool beer, watching the world go by as the sun goes down over the water
Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort
Included Meals: Day 2: Breakfast, Dinner. Day 3: Breakfast
Monkey Mia – Kalbarri
Kalbarri National Park and visit Red Bluff Lookout to view the spectacular scenery of Murchison River Gorge. From the vantage point of Hawks Head Lookout keep an eye out for graceful Peregrine Falcons hunting along the gorges and cliffs. During wildflower season, the National Park is abloom with many a variety of wildflower. You'll spot Acacia, Banksia, Caladenia and more! Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.
Hotel: Best Western Plus Kalbarri Edge Resort
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Kalbarri – Perth
Today return to Perth. Tonight join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a farewell dinner. What a great opportunity to share a few laughs as you recount stories from the past week together!
Hotel: Travelodge Perth
Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Farewell from Perth
Your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast. You’ll be transferred to Perth Airport for your onward flight. Have you ever thought about taking an Indian Pacific rail journey? Why not add a couple of days to your holiday and travel to Adelaide or Sydney by train!
Included Meals: Breakfast
Dolphin feeding at Monkey Mia
Bottlenose dolphins have been visiting the beach at Monkey Mia for more than 40 years. In the 1960s, fishers returning to Monkey Mia began sharing their catch with some local dolphins, then over the years, the dolphins’ trust grew and more started coming to shore to be fed at the jetty and the beach. The Monkey Mia dolphins are wild native animals that come to shore most days between 7.45am and midday of their own free will to interact with humans in a controlled environment and are monitored closely to ensure their health and well-being. It’s a must-see magical experience!
- Get up close to the dolphins at Monkey Mia
- Delve into indigenous culture at Yanchep National Park
- Explore the mysterious Pinnacles
- Visit the HMAS Sydney Memorial
- Visit Shark Bay Discovery Centre
- Learn about Hamelin Pool’s ancient Stromatolites
- Walk along spectacular Shell Beach
- Experience Kalbarri National Park
- Discover WA’s famous wildflowers (seasonal)
- Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
- Comfortable accommodation
- Travel by luxury coach
- Airport transfers (see flight information below)
- Full buffet breakfasts (5)
- Dinners (2)
- Farewell dinner (1)
|Day Prior||Flights to arrive anytime
into Perth Airport
|Day 6||Flights to depart anytime
from Perth Airport
What to bring
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
- Water bottle
- Jacket in cooler months
- Swimwear and beach towel
Ways to Save
Departures from 1 April 2017
Early payment discount
|Pay by 14 April 2017||Save up to $310|
|Pay by 02 June 2017||Save up to $230|
|Pay by 31 July 2017||Save up to $155|
Kings Club early payment discount
|Pay by 14 April 2017||Save up to $465|
|Pay by 02 June 2017||Save up to $385|
|Pay by 31 July 2017||Save up to $310|
|Triple share||Save up to $155|
|Kings Club||Save up to $155|
All savings are per person.
Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.
The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:
Mantra Geraldton221 Foreshore Drive Geraldton, WA 6530 Australia
Looking for somewhere to stay in Geraldton? You want location, you want comfort, you want value. Mantra Geraldton hotel has it all and it's right on the Batavia Coast Marina, Champion Bay.
Mantra Geraldton's spacious apartments are close to the region's best attractions like the Western Australian Museum, Geraldton CBD and the HMAS Sydney Memorial.
- Swimming Pool
- Barbecue facilities
- Room service
- Internet Access
- Laundry facilities (Self-Service)
- Private balcony
- Air Conditioning
Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort1 Monkey Mia Road, Denham (Shark Bay), WA 6547
Located in the heart of Western Australia’s Shark Bay, Monkey Mia is one of the world’s premier natural dolphin sighting areas.
- In-house movies
- Tea & Coffee Facilities
- Balcony or Terrace
Best Western Plus Kalbarri Edge Resort22 Porter St, Kalbarri, WA 6536
Best Western Plus Kalbarri Edge Resort comes alive at sunrise, coaxing guests to wake to uninterrupted views of the Coral Coast. Enjoy a five minute walk into Kalbarri town centre, The Murchison River foreshore, or a 5 minutes' drive to Kalbarri Golf Club.
- Flat Screen TV
- Bathroom Amenities
- Satellite/cable colour TV
- Gym facilities
- Room service
Travelodge Perth417 Hay St, Perth WA, 6000
Situated in the heart of the Perth CBD, Travelodge Perth is nestled in a picturesque location, close to the major shopping areas, and a short stroll from the beautiful Swan River.
- Air Conditioning
- Satellite TV
- Work Desk
- In-room safe
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Coffee/tea making facilities
Experience more on your holiday
To ensure your holiday is filled with memorable experiences, we have included a range of quality Optional Excursions for you to choose from and partake in, if you wish, during your holiday. We understand that everyone is an individual, and have therefore allowed some free time for you to experience different types of touring. These have not been included in the tour fare as we realise they may not appeal to all people. Our selection of optional excursions include scenic flights, helicopter rides, cruises, dinners, ballooning, fishing trips, four wheel drive tours, cultural experiences, and even camel riding.
Experiences available between 1 April 2017 - 31 October 2017
Francois Peron National Park 4WD Tour (Monkey Mia)
Adult Price: AUD 215.00
This is a full day trip adventuring through a spectacular, special piece of earth, right where outback Australia meets the coast. Your tour is a combination of cultural history, sensational scenery, fascinating plants, wild animals and bush survival skills. Includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea, sunscreen, use of binoculars, polarised sunglasses and an expert local guide.
Origin of the Mermaid Myth Cruise (Monkey Mia)
Adult Price: AUD 99.00
Potentially see the same animals as the morning “Wow! Wildlife Experience” but with a much better chance of seeing dugong since this is usually when we visit the Restricted- Access, Dugong Management Zone, which we are allowed into only once a day. Dugong feed on sea-grass. Shark Bay has the largest sea-grass banks in the world, and its 10,000 dugongs represent about 10% of the world’s dugong population. Although dugongs are shy and extremely difficult creatures to find and approach, we have over the last 14 years developed techniques for getting you close without disturbing them.
Sundown Sail (Monkey Mia)
Adult Price: AUD 49.00
Unwind by the magic of a Monkey Mia sundown cruise. Drift away with especially chosen relaxation music. As nightfall washes over you, the sun blends hues of blue and gold and the land, sea and sky melt into inky darkness pricked by diamonds.
Shark Bay Air Scenic Flight (Monkey Mia)
Adult Price: From AUD 150.00 (Transfer fee may apply)
- 25 min Scenic Flight (Denham, Peron NP, Big Lagoon)
- AUD$150 per adult
- 45 min Scenic Flight (Denham, Useless Loop, Zytdorp Cliffs, Steep Point, Dirk Hartog Island)
- AUD$225 per adult
The excursions can be booked through your Travel Director. You will be asked during the early part of your tour to name those that you may wish to join, as advance reservations are often necessary. Please note that occasionally weather or seasonal conditions may not permit their operation. Some also depend on a minimum number of participants and suitable time being available.
Prices indicated are Australian or New Zealand dollars
Prices are valid from 1 April 2017. Optional experience pricing is indicated in Australian dollars or New Zealand dollars depending on the country of operation and may be subject to change. Please note that reduced rates for pensioners or children may apply on some tours. Prices are inclusive of GST.