Come on a journey from the pearly white Beaches of Broome to the Wonders of Perth
Welcome aboard our scenic West Coast Spectacular Tour. This afternoon we enjoy a leisurely journey to Melbourne for our Overnight Stay at Best Western Airport Motel.
After breakfast we transfer you to Tullamarine Airport for an early morning flight to Broome via Perth. You will be met on arrival by your coach crew and enjoy a short introductory tour of Broome. Today with increasing tourism, Broome is rapidly expanding into the most populous town in the Kimberley.
Spend the Next Two Nights at the Oaks Resort Cable Beach.
Enjoy a leisurely start this morning and discover Broome, renowned as The Pearl of the West. See Chinatown, a reminder of the towns multi-cultural history, and Streeters Jetty, where the old pearl luggers unloaded their pearl shell. Visit the unique Pearl divers Cemetery. Broome still produces a large percentage of the worlds pearls. Later you can enjoy a walk along Cable Beach, with its brilliant turquoise water and magnificent white sands. Enjoy the sunset tonight at Cable Beach.
Enjoy an early start this morning as we pass through some of the most sparsely populated and remote areas in Australia. A short detour to take a walk on the Eighty Mile Beach. Continue to the huge industrial port of Port Hedland. Our Next Two Nights are at the Karratha International Hotel.
A relaxing start as we travel to the historic town of Cossack, the first port in the North West. Enjoy a tour of the North West Shelf Visitors Centre, Parker Point Iron Ore Load out Facilities and the Salt Works at nearby Dampier.
Today we enter Millstream-Chichester National Park and enjoy the oasis of sparkling pools fringed with delicate ferns and palms. Explore this ancient ecosystem that once formed the inland sea. Visit Python Pool. We travel on the permit road to Tom Price for lunch and then continue on to Newman. Our Overnight Stay is at the All Seasons, Newman.
This morning we enjoy a guided tour of the Newman Open Cut Mine. Please Note: ALL passengers must wear long sleeve shirt/top, long pants & fully covered in shoes. We depart Newman and travel through the Karijini National Park, the Hamersley Ranges, visit Dales Gorge and see the picturesque Fortescue Falls on our way to Tom Price. Our Overnight Stay is at the Tom Price Hotel Motel.
This morning we head through to Nanutarra situated on the Ashburton River for lunch. Continue through Giralia station, before arriving at the maritime town of Exmouth for our Overnight Stay at the Potshot Hotel, Exmouth.
Exmouth is one of the newest towns in Australia, founded in 1967 and excellent year round fishing has made it a main tourist attraction destination. This morning we visit Vlaming Head Lighthouse Lookout before travelling onto Coral Bay, gateway to Ningaloo Marine Park, for a cruise of the beautiful Coral Reef in a glass bottom boat. Continue on through vast pastoral holdings before crossing the usually dry Gascoyne River into Carnarvon, an oasis of tropical fruits, vegetables and bougainvilleas galore. See the fishing boat harbour and the One Mile Jetty. We settle in for our Overnight Stay at the Carnarvon Motel.
Explore World Heritage Shark Bay Marine Park. See the worlds oldest known living organisms, the Stramatolites, dated at 3.5 billion years old. We visit Shell Beach, where thousands of tiny shells line the waters edge. Travel along the Peron Peninsula, located on the states most westerly point, to our Overnight Stay in Denham, at the Heritage Resort Shark Bay.
This morning you can interact with the bottlenose dolphins of Monkey Mia, (subject to appearance) before travelling further south with its impressive landscapes to Kalbarri National Park. Visit Hawks Head Lookout, enjoy spectacular views of Murchison River, one of the states most extensive river systems. Continue to Kalbarri where we enjoy its picturesque seaside views, and take a short drive to Red Bluff with its spectacular scenery.
We settle in for our Overnight stay at the The Edge Resort, Kalbarri.
Today we travel to and explore Geraldton, a port and administration centre for the mid west area. We visit the HMAS Sydney Memorial. Our Overnight stay is at the Ocean Centre Hotel Geraldton.
This morning we marvel at the amazing moonscape of coloured quartz with the fantastic limestone pillars that make up The Pinnacles. Be sure to bring your camera. Continue through the Swan Valley vineyards arriving in the beautiful city of Perth and settle in for the Next Two Nights at the Comfort Hotel, Perth.
This morning we transfer to the Perth Airport for our return flight to Melbourne. You will be met at Melbourne and transferred to your respective destinations at the conclusion of a most enjoyable tour to the West Coast of Australia.
Single Supplement; $1500