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Tour code: WPMB

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Between bustling Perth and laid-back Broome, you’ll journey along the rugged blue coastline and through the remote Outback. See the mysterious Pinnacles and get up close to the wild dolphins at Monkey Mia. Cruise on Coral Bay and see the rich Pilbara and the startling landscape of Karijini. Top it all off with a wondrous Cable Beach sunset.

Itinerary

1 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 ?
Day 1
Welcome to Perth

On arrival at Perth Airport you’ll be transferred to your hotel by private car. This afternoon meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers and set off on a city tour of Perth including a visit to Kings Park where you can see the broad expanse of the Swan River and wander around the Anzac Memorial and wildflower gardens. You’ll also see the many public art instillations around the city and get a feel for the different precincts surrounding the CBD. Tonight, get to know your fellow travellers over a delicious meal.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza, Perth

Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2
Perth – Geraldton

Travel along the West Australian coastline to the port of Geraldton. Heading north to Yanchep National Park, 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 along the coast to the seaside hamlet of Lancelin at lunchtime and then 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 chance to discover the seaside township.

Hotel: Mantra Geraldton

Included Meals: Breakfast

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

Visit the Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery and Visitor Centre. Its state of the art 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, in company and conversation with those who have been part of this extraordinary place. 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 4: 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.) Included Choice Icon Today, choose from two Included Choice sightseeing experiences. You may like to join a Daytime Dreaming bush walking tour or unwind and watch the world go by on a magical sunset cruise.

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 3: Breakfast, Dinner with wine. Day 4: Breakfast

Day 5
Monkey Mia – Carnarvon

Today you’ll make the journey north to Carnarvon. On arrival 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 6 - 7
Carnarvon – Exmouth – 'Free Time'
Day 6: Carnarvon – Exmouth

Today you’ll journey 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 built to house the families of US Navy personnel working at Naval Communication Station Harold E Holt. Head to Coral Bay, where we will hop on to a glass bottom boat and cruise over World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef to see wonderful fish and bright unspoiled coral. It’s a fantastic experience! When you arrive into Exmouth you’ll visit Vlaming Head Lighthouse for stunning views 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 ‘Free Time’

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: Novotel Ningaloo Resort, Exmouth, 2 nights

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

Day 8
Exmouth – Karratha

Take one last look over Lighthouse Bay and the Vlaming Head Lighthouse before continuing north 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. Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: Best Western Karratha

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 9
Karratha – Karijini

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. Journey into the depths of the Pilbara to spectacular Karijini National Park. Located in the Hamersley 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, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 10
Karijini – Port Hedland

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. 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 11 - 12
Port Hedland – Broome – 'Free Time'
Day 11: Port Hedland – Broome

Skirting the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, we travel crossing vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands through Pardoo, towards the tropical resort town of Broome on the Indian Ocean. Tonight, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a farewell dinner overlooking Cable Beach.

Day 12: Broome ‘Free Time’

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, sit back and relax with a drink to watch the spectacular sunset over Cable Beach.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 11: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner. Day 12: Breakfast

Day 13
Farewell from Broome

This morning bid farewell to your new-found friends as we transfer you to Broome Airport for your onward flight.

Included Meals: Breakfast

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13 Day Guided Vacation

Tour departs from Perth and returns to Broome

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 (12)
  • 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 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

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 - 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Novotel Ningaloo Resort, Exmouth
    Lot 900 Madaffari Drive, Exmouth WA 6707, Australia

    2 nights

    • Novotel Ningaloo Resort - Beach View from Lounge
    • Novotel Ningaloo Resort -Front Hotel Exterior

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

    Broome, 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