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  • The Pinnacles

    The Pinnacles

  • Dolphin Watching at Monkey Mia Dolphins Resort

    Dolphin Watching at Monkey Mia Dolphins Resort

  • Kalbarri National Park

    Kalbarri National Park

  • Perth

    Perth

  • Monkey Mia Dolphin

    Monkey Mia Dolphin


Tour code: WBMP

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From Broome to Perth, travel through remote red Outback and along the spectacular blue coastline. Enjoy a wondrous Cable Beach sunset and travel through rich mineral fields to Port Hedland and contrasting Karijini National Park. Visit magnificent waterfalls and plunge pools and take a tour through a working iron ore mine. On to the the rugged West Australian coastline it's blue water as far as the eye can see at Coral Bay and the chance to frolic with dolphins at Monkey Mia. Before arriving in cosmopolitan Perth. travel down the Batavia Coast and visit the mysterious Pinnacles.

Itinerary

1 April 2017 - 31 August 2017 ?
Day 1-2
Welcome to Broome
Day 1: Welcome to Broome

Welcome to Broome! This evening get to know your Travel Director and fellow travellers whilst watching the sunset over the Indian Ocean..

Day 2: Broome

Today you have a full day to explore this tropical hideaway. At some stage you may enjoy a leisurely stroll along the 22 kilometres of pristine sand and swim in the turquoise water that is Cable Beach. Wander through Chinatown or shop for pearls. Tonight, join your fellow travellers for dinner overlooking Cable Beach.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 2: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3
Broome – Port Hedland

Today get set to head south to Western Australia's famous Pilbara region. Known for its rich cultural landscape, red earth and vast mineral deposits, the region's diverse landscape will fascinate you. Skirting the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, cross vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands through Pardoo to Port Hedland. Port Hedland is a hub for major resource activity and is a powerhouse of the Australian economy. Its natural deep anchorage harbour sees the export of iron ore, salt, manganese, livestock and natural gas from the nearby off shore gas fields. Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 4
Port Hedland – Karijini National Park

Journey in to the depths of the Pilbara to Karijini National Park. Located in the Hamerlsley Ranges, Karijini is famous for the natural beauty of its deep gorges, secluded emerald rock pools and ice blue waterfalls. Your stay tonight is in safari-style eco tents. You can sit on your private deck with a good book and relax watching the sun set and fall asleep to the calming sounds of nature.

Hotel: Karijini Eco Retreat

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 5
Karijini – Tom Price

This morning we explore more of Karijini. The startling landscape of spectacular gorges, waterfalls and rock pools provides a striking contrast to the stark red landscape of the Pilbara. You'll explore Fortescue Falls at Dales Gorge and if you're up to it, you can take a walk to one of the national park's plunge pools. This afternoon travel to Tom Price Enjoy a guided tour of Rio Tinto's Open Cut Iron Ore Mine site. You will be amazed by the massive pit and see the huge machinery and trucks in action as you're lead to the heart of the operation.

Hotel: Best Western Karratha

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 6-7
Karratha – Exmouth
Day 6: Karratha – Exmouth

Today you journey back to the spectacular waters of the West Coast to North West Cape. Exmouth is situated on the boundary of Cape Range National Park and the Ningaloo Marine Park and was was built to house the families of US Navy personnel working at Naval Communication Station Harold E Holt. When you arrive on the coast you'll visit Vlaming Head Lighthouse for stunning view over Lighthouse Bay and enjoy a tour of the township with your Travel Director. Tonight stay just metres from the water, overlooking Exmouth Gulf.

Day 7: Exmouth

After a leisurely breakfast, today is yours to do as you choose. Why not marvel at the size, grace and beauty of the Whale Shark as you swim alongside them in the pristine waters of the Ningaloo Marine Park, alternatively you could take a stroll along the beach, or relax by the hotel pool overlooking the water.

Hotel: Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 6: Breakfast, Dinner with wine. Day 7: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 8
Coral Bay – Carnarvon

Today, on a shallow draft glass bottom boat, cruise over World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef at Coral Bay to see coral formations found in the lagoon gardens of the inner reef. On a coral cruise you'll see wonderful fish and bright unspoiled corals without having to get in the water. It's a fantastic experience! We then make the journey south to Carnarvon. On arrival you’ll visit the Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum with plenty of time to explore.

Hotel: Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 9-10
Carnarvon – Monkey Mia
Day 9: Carnarvon – Monkey Mia

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 10: Monkey Mia

Every morning, Monkey Mia's wild dolphins swim to shore to be fed and mingle with the people. After a leisurely breakfast overlooking the calm waters of the bay, watch the famous dolphins swim into shore (Note: As dolphins are wild their appearance cannot be guaranteed.) Be My Guest Dining Icon Today, choose from two Included Choice sightseeing experiences. You may like to join a Daytime Dreaming bush walking tour, or watching the world go and unwind on a cruise watching the sunset.

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 9: Breakfast, Dinner. Day 10: Breakfast

Day 11
Monkey Mia - Geraldton

Venture into Kalbarri National Park and visit Red Bluff Lookout to view the spectacular scenery of the Murchison River Gorge from the vantage point of Hawks Head Lookout and keep an eye out for graceful Peregrine Falcons hunting along the gorges and cliffs. During wildflower season, the National Park is a bloom with many a variety of wildflower. You'll spot Acacia, Banksia, Caladenia and more! On arrival in Geraldton you'll visit the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial and have the chance to discover the seaside township.

Hotel: Mantra Geraldton

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 12
Geraldton - Perth

Visit Nambung National Park, home of the marvelous Pinnacles, a series of intriguing limestone formations. Afterwards stop at the seaside hamlet of Lancelin at lunchtime. This afternoon visit Yanchep National Park where you’ll enjoy a fantastic Aboriginal cultural experience in a bush setting. Aboriginal Cultural Icon 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 around with laughter. Continue to Perth and join your fellow travellers for a few laughs over a Farewell Dinner.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza, Perth

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 13
Farewell from Perth

This morning say goodbye to your fellow travellers after breakfast when your trip comes to an end.

Included Meals: Breakfast

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13 Day Guided Vacation

Tour departs from Broome and returns to Perth

Highlights

  • Spectacular Cable Beach Sunsets from the comfort of your accommodation
  • Hike to the waterfalls at Karijini National Park
  • Visit the HMAS Sydney Memorial
  • Enjoy a fully guided tour to the heart of Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore mine in Tom Price
  • Relax on a coral viewing cruise on Coral Bay in Ningaloo National Park
  • Immerse yourself in an Aboriginal Cultural Experience at Yanchep National Park Aboriginal Cultural Icon
  • See koalas in the wild
  • Walk among the mystical Pinnacles
  • Relax in a little patch of paradise and see the wild dolphins at Monkey Mia
  • Discover WA’s famous wildflowers (seasonal) Wildflower Icon
  • Included Choice Experiences in Monkey Mia Included Choice Icon
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide

Inclusions

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)

Dining

  • Full buffet breakfasts (11)
  • Lunch (1)
  • Dinners with wine (8)
  • Farewell dinner (1)

Flight Information

Any flights referred to in the itinerary are at the client’s expense and are not included in the land content price.

Day 1   Flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm
into Broome Airport
Day 13   Flights to depart anytime
from Perth Airport

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • 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 $540
Pay by 02 June 2017    Save up to $405
Pay by 31 July 2017    Save up to $270
 
Kings Club early payment discount
Pay by 14 April 2017    Save up to $810
Pay by 02 June 2017    Save up to $675
Pay by 31 July 2017    Save up to $540
 
Triple share    Save up to $270
Kings Club    Save up to $270

All savings are per person.

Quality accommodation

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.

The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Cable Beach Club Resort
    1 Cable Beach Rd, Broome, WA 6725

    2 nights

    • Cable Beach Club Resort Studio Room
    • Cable Beach Club Resort Studio Room
    • Cable Beach Club Resort Common Area

    Take one idyllic, seaside location – complete with spectacular sunsets, gently swaying palm trees and Kimberley charm – add the finest food, unique experiences and luxury indulgences; and you have the ideal setting for a memorable holiday.

    Welcome to the magnificent Cable Beach, home of the award-winning Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa – a holiday destination like no other. Your stay will be full of surprising wonders and endless ways to reconnect; with nature, your partner, your family and yourself.

    Cable Beach Club offers a place to unwind, with two glistening pools, delicious cuisine at a choice of three restaurants, leisure facilities, the first Australian L'Occitane spa and a personal touch to every experience.

    • Features
    • Private veranda or courtyard
    • Ensuite
    • Shower
    • Air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • TV
    • Foxtel
    • iPod/iPhone docking station
    • Wireless Internet access
    • ISD/STD phone
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Mini Bar
    • Refrigerator
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • In-room safe
  • The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland
    2-4 Anderson Street Port Hedland WA 6721

    • Superior Queen at The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland
    • Corner view of The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland
    • Restaurant 1904 at Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland

    The New Esplanade Hotel was completed in 2013 and offers something for everyone – from business to tourists travellers.
    Most of the 108 hotel rooms feature balcony access to the well-manicured hotel grounds. All our modern rooms boast free Foxtel and In-House movies, broadband and wireless Internet access, tea and coffee-making facilities, a well stocked bar fridge and private en-suite bathroom. Interconnecting rooms to suit families and those featuring spas are also available as well as ample onsite parking for the discerning traveller.

    • Features
    • Flat Screen TV
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Foxtel
    • Broadband and wireless internet access available (at additional cost)
    • Refrigerator
    • Ensuite
    • Air Conditioning
  • Karijini Eco Retreat

    • Karijini Eco Retreat - Luxury Tents
    • Karijini Eco Tents
    • Karijini Eco Tents

    An environmentally friendly Retreat and Campground, nestled in the pristine bushland at Joffre Gorge - in the heart of the world class Karijini National Park.

    Alongside the outback bush camping experience, the multi award winning Karijini Eco Retreat is the first and only facility to offer comfortable glamping accommodation in the Park! Offering quality accommodation and facilities, the management and staff look forward to welcoming you to a unique world of environmentally friendly, affordable accommodation and camping options with a touch of luxury and a taste of genuine mateship and hospitality in outback Western Australia!

    • Features
    • Barbecue facilities
    • Linen
    • Ensuite
    • Solar Power
    • Front and rear deck
    • Natural ventilation (No air-conditioner)
    • Rechargeable lantern
    • Minimal power for low wattage applications
  • Best Western Karratha
    27 Warambie Rd, Karratha WA 6714

    • Best Western Karratha - Front Entrance
    • Best Western Karratha - Exterior
    • Best Western Karratha - Swimming Pool
    • Best Western Karratha - Queen
    • Best Western Karratha - Reception

    We are located in the centre of the City of Karratha, Western Australia; the gatekeeper to the north west of Australia and the mighty Pilbara! Being located in the centre of Karratha, we offer the perfect accommodation solution for both the curious leisure traveller as well as those corporate travellers making the journey up north for work.

    • Features
    • Wi-Fi
    • Air Conditioning
    • Guest Laundry
    • Flat Screen TV
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Ensuite
  • Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort
    Lot 900 Madaffari Drive, Exmouth WA 6707, Australia

    2 nights

    • Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort - Beach View from
    • Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort - Front Hotel Exte

    Novotel Ningaloo, the only resort on Sunrise Beach, is your gateway to the world heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef and the Cape Range National Park. Guests can enjoy a relaxing holiday escaping the winter chill or an action packed holiday taking part in the many activities the region has to offer.

    Novotel Ningaloo, in the Exmouth Marina, has opened 68 of the planned 150 rooms, servicing the growing popularity of the nature based tourist destination.

    The deluxe development includes a range of hotel rooms and one and two bedroom self contained apartments. Three bedroom apartments are available on request. The complex includes Gold Plate Award winning Mantaray's restaurant, bar, lounge, resort-style swimming pool and gym with stunning beaches right outside your door.

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Swimming Pool
    • Gym facilities
    • Laundry Service
    • Internet Access
    • Direct beach access
    • Room service
  • Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon
    6 West Street, Carnarvon WA 6701

    • Best Western Hospitalty Inn Carnarvon Deluxe Room
    • Best Western Hospitalty Inn Carnarvon  Pool Area
    • Best Western Hospitalty Inn Carnarvon Deluxe Room

    We offer comfort and country hospitality. After a delicious breakfast with us, you may care to choose a relaxing day - take a day out  at the Banana Plantation, relax by our swimming pool, have a coffee, or just enjoy a casual meal in our attractive alfresco garden dining area. Or you may wish to explore the local sights of Carnarvon and surrounds.   Reminisce on the day's adventure and dine in with us at 'Sails', our fully licensed, a La carte restaurant, offering high quality food at affordable prices.  There's something for every palate as well as a special children's menu for children 12 years and under.

    • Features
    • Swimming Pool
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator
    • Hair Dryer
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Wi-Fi
    • Flat Screen TV
    • In-house movies
    • Room service
  • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort
    1 Monkey Mia Road, Denham (Shark Bay), WA 6547

    2 nights

    • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort - Beach View
    • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort - Garden Villa Exterior
    • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort - Garden Villa Room
    • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort - Boughshed Restaurant

    Located in the heart of Western Australia’s Shark Bay, Monkey Mia is one of the world’s premier natural dolphin sighting areas.

    • Features
    • Air-conditioning
    • Ensuite
    • TV
    • In-house movies
    • Refrigerator
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Balcony or Terrace
    • Linen
  • Mantra Geraldton
    221 Foreshore Drive Geraldton, WA 6530 Australia

    • Mantra Geraldton - Front View
    • Mantra Geraldton - Balcony views
    • Mantra Geraldton - Waterviews
    • Mantra Geraldton - Room

    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.

    • Features
    • Swimming Pool
    • Barbecue facilities
    • Room service
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities (Self-Service)
    • Private balcony
    • Air Conditioning
  • Crowne Plaza, Perth
    54 Terrace Rd, Perth

    • Crowne Plaza Perth - Standard Queen Room
    • Crowne Plaza Perth - Standard Queen Room
    • Crowne Plaza Perth - Swimming Pool
    • Crowne Plaza Perth - Standard Room Bathroom

    Crowne Plaza Perth is located in the heartland of beautiful Perth Western Australia with picturesque Langley Park at the hotel doorstep. An upscale riverside hotel with spectacular views of the city’s iconic Swan River and just minutes from the Perth CBD, Crowne Plaza Perth is in the ultimate location.
    Easy reach of the city and its many attractions make this Perth hotel the ideal place to stay whatever the occasion or reason for travel. The natural surrounds are ideal for relaxing and recreation, while onsite parking and free public transport make it simple and convenient to get around town.

    • Features
    • Ensuite
    • Flat Screen TV
    • In-room Movies (fee applies)
    • Air-conditioning
    • Refrigerator
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Hair Dryer
    • Bathrobe and slippers
    • Gym facilities
    • Laundry facilities (Self-Service)
    • Swimming Pool

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 August 2017

Buccaneer Archipelago Scenic Flight - 2.5 hours (Broome)

Adult Price: AUD 635.00

Buccaneer Archipelago Scenic Flight - 2.5 hours

Join a spectacular scenic flight over rich pearling waters, hundreds of tiny islands and historic mission sites crossing mineral rich rugged Kimberley country. Land at Cape Leveque for morning tea.
*Min 4 passengers

Broome Scenic Flight - 20 minutes (Broome)

Adult Price: AUD 150.00

Broome Scenic Flight - 20 minutes

Enjoy a 20 minute scenic flight over Broome and see the local attractions. This flight provides the first time traveller to Broome a complete orientation of the town and its surrounds.
*Min 2 Passengers

"The Sea, the Men, the Legend" Pearl Luggers Tour (Broome)

Adult Price: AUD 25.00

"The Sea, the Men, the Legend" Pearl Luggers Tour

Through daily guided tours and enthralling stories learn of the impact pearling has had upon Northern Australia and why such a large number of nationalities were enticed, often by force, into our pearling industry. Experience what it was like to be a pearl diver and discover why so many put their lives at risk. See two of Broome’s last remaining wooden pearling luggers, taste the exclusive pearl meat from the pearl oyster, view artefacts from the early perilous days of deep sea pearl diving, and see a pearl valued in excess of $100,000.

Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour (Broome)

Adult Price: AUD 105.00

Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour

Located 38 kilometres north of Broome, the Willie Creek Pearl Farm is perfectly situated on the protected tidal estuary of Willie Creek. A natural harbour, the warm azure waters of the creek provide a perfect growing environment for the Pinctada maxima oyster and produces world renowned South Sea Pearls. At Willie Creek Pearl Farm you will gain a fascinating insight into the world of cultured pearling. On board our boat you will learn about modern pearling techniques and after refreshments your guide will demonstrate the intricate process of cultured pearling including the seeding of a live oyster shell.

Camel Ride - Cable Beach (Broome)

Adult Price: From AUD 45.00

Camel Ride - Cable Beach

Enjoy a leisurely camel ride along the white sand of Cable Beach, one of Broome’s most famous attractions. A perfect way to unwind as you watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean.

  • AUD$95 Adult - 1 hour sunset camel ride 
  • AUD$45 adult - 30 minute afternoon camel ride


*Note: Weight restrictions apply.

Francois Peron National Park 4WD Tour (Monkey Mia)

Adult Price: AUD 215.00

Francois Peron National Park 4WD Tour

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

Origin of the Mermaid Myth Cruise

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

Sundown Sail

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)

Shark Bay Air Scenic Flight
  • 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

Bookings

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

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.