Wonders of the Pilbara & West Coast

13 Day Guided Vacation | Perth to Broome

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Wonders of the Pilbara & West Coast

13 Day Guided Vacation | Perth to Broome

Wonders of the Pilbara & West Coast

13 Day Guided Vacation | Perth to Broome | Travel Period: 1 Jun 2020 – 30 Sep 2020

Wonders of the Pilbara & West Coast

13 Day Guided Vacation

Perth to Broome

This epic journey takes you from cosmopolitan Perth along the rugged West Australian coastline and through the remote outback to laid-back Broome. You’ll marvel at the endless blue waters of the Indian Ocean and the incredible natural phenomenon of Monkey Mia’s wild dolphins. See the startling landscape of Karijini, and top it all off with a fabled Cable Beach sunset.

Choose This Trip If You'd Love To:

  • Witness an overwater sunset at Cable Beach Club Resort
  • Mingle with the wild dolphins at Monkey Mia
  • Cruise on Ningaloo Reef in a glass-bottom boat
  • Explore Karijini National Park

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Local Connection

Discover the fascinating underwater world of Ningaloo Reef with a local expert on a Coral Bay cruise.

Insider Knowledge

Join passionate local volunteers at Carnarvon Space Museum and delve into the mysteries of outer space.

Cultural Immersion

Explore the Pilbara with a local guide, learning about the large-scale Tom Price Mine and its long stretches of rail.

Sustainable Footprints

Learn about Aboriginal culture at Yanchep National Park and discover how your visit help local custodians sustain their culture.

Meet your Travel Director this afternoon and set off on a tour of the city, visiting Kings Park and its Botanic Garden on the broad expanse of the Swan River. This evening, enjoy the company of your fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception and dinner. 

Hotel: Crowne Plaza, Perth

Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Travel north along the stunning Western Australian coastline, stopping in Yanchep National Park for an Aboriginal Cultural Experience with Derek Nannup, a member of the local Nyoongar people. Continue along the coast past the seaside hamlet of Lancelin and see the marvellous Pinnacles, a stunning series of intriguing limestone formations. Explore the seaside township of Geraldton and visit the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial. 

Hotel: Mantra Geraldton

Included Meals: Breakfast

The wildflower collection in Western Australia is the largest on Earth and you’ll have the chance to admire some of them on your way to the blue waters and pristine beaches of Monkey Mia. 

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

After a leisurely breakfast overlooking the tranquil turquoise waters of the bay, watch as the famous Monkey Mia dolphins swim into shore to be fed. (Note: As the dolphins are wild creatures, their appearance cannot be guaranteed.) Later today, choose an Included Choice sightseeing experience. You may like to join an evening Indigenous experience or unwind on a sunset cruise. 

Included Meals: Breakfast

Travel to Hamelin Pool to discover a unique colony of stromatolites, described as the earliest record of life on earth. Close by is Shell Beach, formed from billions of tiny white cockles. Then make the scenic journey north to Carnarvon, visiting the town’s interactive Space and Technology Museum.

Hotel: Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Your destination today is Exmouth, in the spectacular Cape Range National Park. Cruise over World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef in a glass-bottom boat at Coral Bay, and visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse for stunning views over Lighthouse Bay. Tonight’s accommodation is just metres from the pristine waters of beautiful Exmouth Gulf. 

Hotel: Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Today is yours for exploration of the Exmouth area at your leisure. Perhaps take an optional experience and swim alongside gargantuan Whale Sharks in the pristine waters of the Ningaloo Reef (seasonal). Or stroll along the beach or relax by the hotel pool overlooking the Gulf. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Take one last look over Lighthouse Bay before journeying north to Western Australia’s famous Pilbara region. Known for its rich cultural heritage, brilliant red earth and vast mineral deposits, the region’s diverse landscapes will fascinate you. 

Hotel: ibis Styles Karratha

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Enjoy a guided tour of Rio Tinto’s massive open-cut iron-ore mine, then journey into the depths of the Pilbara to Karijini National Park. Located in the majestic Hamersley Ranges, Karijini is famous for the beauty of its deep gorges, secluded emerald rock-pools and towering waterfalls. Relax on the deck of your safari-style eco-tent this evening and watch the sun set before drifting off to sleep to the calming soundtrack of the wilderness. 

Hotel: Karijini Eco Retreat

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

You’ll discover more of Karijini. Explore majestic Fortescue Falls at Dale’s Gorge, and perhaps take a walk to one of the park’s magnificent rock-pools. Later, take the road to Port Hedland, a natural deep-water harbour and hub for major resource activity. 

Hotel: The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Head north this morning, skirting the fringes of the Great Sandy Desert and travelling on to the former pearling outpost of Broome, set on the Indian Ocean. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner overlooking famous Cable Beach.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Today is yours to explore this tropical hideaway. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along Cable Beach or wander through Chinatown and shop for pearls. 

Included Meals: Breakfast

Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast. 

Included Meals: Breakfast

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.
The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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

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

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

  • Room service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Private balcony
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry facilities (Self-Service)
  • Barbecue facilities
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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
  • Refrigerator
  • In-house movies
  • Linen
  • TV
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Balcony or Terrace
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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

  • Room service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Wi-Fi
  • Refrigerator
  • In-house movies
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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

  • Room service
  • Gym facilities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry Service
  • Direct beach access
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

Well located in the centre of town, ibis styles Karratha sits within walking distance of the main shopping centre. Featuring 47 rooms, this Karratha hotel is warm and welcoming, with an outdoor pool, BBQ area and a bistro providing pleasant al fresco dining. ibis Styles Karratha also features two bars, a bottle shop and a conference room, making it a great option for leisure and business guests alike. The hotel room rate includes free continental breakfast and includes internet access.

    Features

  • Air-conditioning
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Hair Dryer
  • 220/240 V AC
  • Radio
  • Manual temperature control
  • Wi-Fi
  • Ensuite
  • Work Desk
  • Bathroom Amenities
  • In-house movies
  • Security peephole
  • Data port in room
  • TV
  • Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Iron
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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

  • Ensuite
  • Linen
  • Barbecue facilities
  • Solar Power
  • Front and rear deck
  • Natural ventilation (No air-conditioner)
  • Rechargeable lantern
  • Minimal power for low wattage applications
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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

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

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

  • Foxtel
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • In-room safe
  • Mini Bar
  • Ensuite
  • Refrigerator
  • ISD/STD phone
  • Private veranda or courtyard
  • Ceiling fan
  • TV
  • Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • iPod/iPhone docking station
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hairdryer
Need accommodation before or after your tour?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts. Find out more

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)

What to Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Swimwear and beach towel (if swimming)

Fitness Requirements

  • Moderate level of fitness required for most walks
  • Walking on uneven surfaces is required to complete the walks, though there are alternate options available

Dining

  • 12 Full buffet breakfasts
  • 8 Dinners with wine
  • 1 Farewell Dinner

Flight Information

  • Day 1 – Flights to arrive prior to 12 noon into Perth Airport
  • Day 13 – Flights to depart anytime from Broome Airport

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