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    The Pinnacles

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    Cable Beach

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    Dolphins at Monkey Mia

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    The Pinnacles

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    Perth City


Tour code: WPMB

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This epic journey takes you north 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, the mysterious Pinnacles, and the incredible natural phenomenon of Monkey Mia’s wild dolphins. Cruise on Coral Bay, see the rich Pilbara and the startling landscape of Karijini, and top it all off with a wondrous Cable Beach sunset.

Itinerary

1 May 2018 - 30 September 2018 ?
Day 1
Welcome to Perth

After meeting your Travel Director at your hotel this afternoon, set off on a tour of the city, visiting Kings Park and its delightful Botanic Garden on the broad expanse of the Swan River. You’ll notice many public art installations around the city and develop a feel for the varying precincts surrounding the CBD. This evening, enjoy the company of your fellow travellers over a delicious meal.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza, Perth

Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2
Perth – Geraldton

Aboriginal cultureTravel north this morning along the West Australian coastline, stopping in Yanchep National Park to enjoy a fascinating Aboriginal cultural experience in an authentic bush setting. Continue along the coast to the seaside hamlet of Lancelin and then to Nambung National Park, home of 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

Day 3 - 4
Geraldton – Monkey Mia
Day 3: Geraldton – Monkey Mia

Travel to Hamelin Pool this morning 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 coquina bivalve shells in banks up to ten metres deep. Continue to the crystal blue waters and pristine beaches of Monkey Mia, your home for the next two nights. 

Day 4: Monkey Mia Included Choice

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.)

Included ChoiceLater today, enjoy your choice of two Included Choice sightseeing experiences. You may like to join an evening indigenous experience or unwind on a bay cruise.

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, Monkey Mia, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 3: Breakfast and dinner with wine. Day 4: Breakfast

Day 5
Monkey Mia – Carnarvon

Today we make the scenic journey north to Carnarvon, visiting the town’s Space and Technology Museum with plenty of time to explore.

Hotel: Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon

Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner with wine

Day 6 - 7
Carnarvon – Exmouth
Day 6: Carnarvon – Exmouth

Your destination today is Exmouth, on the spectacular waters of the Cape Range National Park. Visit Coral Bay and cruise over World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef in a glass-bottomed boat. Vlaming Head Lighthouse offers stunning views over Lighthouse Bay, and on arrival into Exmouth, enjoy a tour of the township with your Travel Director. Tonight’s accommodation is just metres from the water of beautiful Exmouth Gulf.

Day 7: Exmouth Free Time

Today is yours for exploration of the Exmouth area at your leisure. Swim alongside gargantuan Whale Sharks in the pristine waters of the Ningaloo Marine Park, or just take a stroll along the beach or relax by the hotel pool overlooking the Gulf.

Hotel: Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort, Exmouth, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 6: Breakfast and dinner with wine. Day 7: Breakfast and dinner with wine

Day 8
Exmouth – Karratha

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 and dinner with wine

Day 9
Karratha – Karijini

Enjoy a guided tour of Rio Tinto’s massive open-cut iron-ore mine with its enormous machinery and gigantic transport vehicles. Then journey into the depths of the Pilbara to Karijini National Park. Located in the majestic Hamersley Ranges, Karijini is famous for the pristine beauty of its deep gorges, secluded emerald rock-pools and towering ice-blue 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 sounds of the wilderness.

Hotel: Karijini Eco Retreat

Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner with wine

Day 10
Karijini National Park – Port Hedland

This morning we discover more of Karijini. Explore 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 deepwater harbour and hub for major resource activity. Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland

Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner with wine

Day 11 - 12
Port Hedland – Broome
Day 11: Port Hedland – Broome

Head north this morning, skirting the fringes of the Great Sandy Desert and crossing vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands. Travel on to the former pearling outpost of Broome on the Indian Ocean. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for Farewell Dinner overlooking Cable Beach.

Day 12 Broome Free Time

Today is yours to explore this tropical hideaway. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the pristine sands of Cable Beach and swim in its turquoise waters, or wander through Chinatown and shop for pearls.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 11: Breakfast and farewell dinner. Day 12: Breakfast

Day 13
Farewell from Broome

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

Included Meals: Breakfast

13 Day Guided Vacation

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Tour departs from Perth and returns to Broome

Highlights

  • Visit Perth’s Kings Park & its delightful Botanic Garden on the Swan River
  • Immerse yourself in an Aboriginal Cultural Experience at Yanchep National ParkAboriginal culture
  • Walk among the mystical Pinnacles
  • Visit the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial
  • Discover WA’s famous wildflowers (seasonal)Wildflower
  • Experience a little patch of paradise and see the wild dolphins at Monkey Mia
  • Included Choice Experiences in Monkey MiaIncluded Choice
  • Explore Carnarvon’s unique Space & Technology Museum
  • Relax on a coral viewing cruise on Coral Bay in Ningaloo National Park
  • Enjoy a fully guided tour to the heart of Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore mine in Tom Price
  • See the amazing waterfalls in Karijini National Park
  • Discover the majesty of the Hamersley Ranges
  • Spectacular Cable Beach Sunsets from the comfort of your accommodation

Inclusions

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

Dining

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

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 12 noon into Perth Airport
Day 13   Flights to depart anytime from Broome 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 before 31 March 2019
Kings Club   5% saving
 
2nd vacation discount   2.5% saving
 
Groups (5 people or more)   5% saving
 
Triple share   5% saving

* All savings are per person, apply only to the land component. Conditions apply.

 

Find your applicable discounts as many discounts are combinable. More Information

Quality accommodation

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

The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Crowne Plaza, Perth
    54 Terrace Rd, Perth

    • Crowne Plaza Perth - Standard Queen Room

    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
  • Mantra Geraldton
    221 Foreshore Drive Geraldton, WA 6530 Australia

    • Mantra Geraldton - Front View

    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
  • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort
    1 Monkey Mia Road, Denham (Shark Bay), WA 6547

    Monkey Mia, 2 nights

    • 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
  • Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon
    6 West Street, Carnarvon WA 6701

    • 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
  • Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort
    Lot 900 Madaffari Drive, Exmouth WA 6707, Australia

    Exmouth, 2 nights

    • Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort - Beach View from

    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
  • ibis Styles Karratha
    35/45 Searipple Rd, Karratha WA 6714

    • Restaurant

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

    • 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
  • The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland
    2-4 Anderson Street Port Hedland WA 6721

    • Corner view of The 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
  • Cable Beach Club Resort
    1 Cable Beach Rd, Broome, WA 6725

    Broome, 2 nights

    • 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

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 May 2018 - 30 September 2018

Horizontal Falls Scenic Flight Half Day Tour (Broome)

Half Day Tour - Adult Price: AUD 850.00   Child Price: AUD 750.00 (up to 12 yrs)

Horizontal Falls Scenic Flight Half Day Tour

Join a spectacular scenic flight over rich pearling waters, hundreds of tiny islands and crossing mineral rich rugged Kimberley country. While you don’t get to experience them from the water, this scenic flight is an amazing way to see the astonishing Horizontal Falls from the air. Land at the beautiful and remote Cape Leveque for morning/afternoon tea.

Pearl Luggers Museum Tour (Broome)

Adult Price: AUD 30.00   Child Price: AUD 15.00

Pearl Luggers Museum 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 120.00   Child Price: AUD 65.00

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.

Francois Peron National Park 4WD Tour (Monkey Mia)

Adult Price: AUD 215.00   Child 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.

Sail With A Bunch of Animals Cruise (Monkey Mia)

Adult Price: AUD 99.00   Child Price: AUD 99.00

Sail With A Bunch of Animals 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.

Shark Bay Scenic Flight (Monkey Mia)

Adult Price: AUD 225.00   Child Price: AUD 225.00

Shark Bay Scenic Flight

A 45 minute scenic flight crosses Freycinet Reach to the fascinating patchwork of salt ponds at Useless Loop. It then crosses the sandy finger of Bellefin Prong and out over the rugged Zuytdorp Cliffs. Following the cliffs northward to Australia's most westerly landfall at Steep Point and crosses part of Dirk Hartog Island. Keep you eye out for marine life

Camel Ride - Cable Beach (Broome)

Adult Price From: AUD 50.00   Child Price From: AUD 30.00

Camel Ride - Cable Beach

Enjoy a leisurely camel ride along the white sand of Cable Beach, one of Broome’s most famous attractions. Choose from a morning, afternoon or sunset ride. Prices from

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 May 2018. 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.