Journey with us along the idyllic West Coast and experience a totally different side to Australia, a region many are yet to discover. Start your adventure in the most remote capital city of Perth before heading north into the nature lovers’ paradise that is Western Australia.
Discover the unique rock formations within the Pinnacles Desert, hike down to the banks of the Murchison River and peek through Nature’s Window into an ancient gorge. For those seeking a unique view over the gorge there’ll also be opportunity to test your abseil skills (own expense).
A visit to the World Heritage Listed region of Shark Bay will leave you in awe of the beauty of nature. Here you can marvel at a beach made entirely of tiny shells, meet the world’s oldest living fossils, the stromatolites, and witness dolphins playing just off shore at Monkey Mia. The region is not only home to around 2000 dolphins but also turtles, dugongs, kangaroos and emus!
Be amazed by your visit to the World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef, known for its diverse marine life, manta rays and whale shark visitors! Stay overnight in Coral Bay, a town right by the beach which boasts coral so close to shore you can swim out to view it. Or join a tour in search of whale sharks or manta rays. Whether you choose to join a boat tour or simply relax on the beach, the pristine beaches and turquoise waters here will leave a truly lasting impression.
We follow the road as far north as Exmouth Cape, a place where rugged mountains flow almost down to the sea. Stand atop Vlamingh Head at the lighthouse for views over the reef and ranges. In spring, you may even spot the migrating humpback whales go by. Complete your tour of the Cape with a visit to snorkelling haven of Turquoise Bay.
From Exmouth we make our way back down towards Perth, opportunity for you to solidify new friendships and reflect on your adventure together. To break up your journey you will experience the thrill of sandboarding down some huge white sand dunes overlooking the water.
Arrive back in Perth at approximately 6:30pm
• Discover the strange Pinnacles Desert landscape
• Sand board down huge white sand dunes
• Explore the stunning gorges of Kalbarri National Park
• Witness a beach made entirely of tiny shells
• Meet Monkey Mia’s resident dolphins
• Stunning coastal scenery and pristine white beaches
• Discover the underwater world of the Ningaloo Reef,
• Scuba dive the Navy Pier (own expense)
• Unwind at Turquoise Bay
A moderate to advanced level of fitness is required to complete the walks. Walks can be up to 4km in length, often steep and rocky sections in direct sunlight.