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9 Day Perth to Karijini Explorer: Return - Fully Accommodated

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    Day 1: Perth to Kalbarri

    Pass By: West Coast Cruiser Tours, 44 Aulberry Parade, Leeming WA 6149, Australia
    Get picked up for your Perth to Karijini return trip in the City Centre of Perth.

    Stop At: The Pinnacles, Pinnacles Drive Nambung National Park, Cervantes, Western Australia 6511 Australia
    Our first stop today will be the impressive Pinnacles Desert in Nambung National Park. You will enjoy a tour through these amazing limestone formations and drop in at the Discovery Centre before we have lunch by the sea.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Geraldton Visitor Centre, 246 Marine Tce, Geraldton, Western Australia 6530 Australia
    After a quick stop in the town of Geraldton, it’s on to Kalbarri to check in to our accommodation for the night.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia Australia
    Before checking in to our apartments, you will visit the Kalbarri coastal cliffs
    Duration: 20 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at the Kalbarri Beach Resort

    Day 2: Kalbarri to Monkey Mia

    Stop At: The Loop and Z Bend Gorge, Off Kalbarri Road, Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia 5436 Australia
    Today we will visit the marvels of The Murchison Gorge, Natures Window and Z-Bend in Kalbarri National Park. Here you will have the option to try abseiling into the gorge (extra cost)!
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Murchison River, Ajana Kalbarri Road, Kalbarri, Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia 6536 Australia
    If conditions allow us, we will cool off with a swim in the Murchison River.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Shell Beach, Via Shark Bay Road, Denham, Western Australia 6537 Australia
    Back on the bus traveling north to Shell Beach and our accommodation at the Monkey Mia resort!
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Monkey Mia Reserve, 1 Monkey Mia Rd Shark Bay area, Gascoyne Region, Monkey Mia, Western Australia 6537 Australia
    Stay your night in Monkey Mia where you will meet the dolphins the next morning
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in own apartments at the Monkey Mia Resort

    Day 3: Monkey Mia to Coral Bay

    Stop At: Monkey Mia Reserve, 1 Monkey Mia Rd Shark Bay area, Gascoyne Region, Monkey Mia, Western Australia 6537 Australia
    This morning meet the famous Monkey Mia Dolphins and get some amazing photos. Then join any of the optional activities or just chill out on the beach or at the resort.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Stromatolites of Shark Bay, Denham-Shark Bay Road, Hamelin Pool Shark Bay area, Gascoyne Region, Denham, Western Australia 6536 Australia
    We visit the breathing rock formations ‘Stromatolites’ before we settle in to our accommodation in Coral Bay, located right on the famous Ningaloo Reef!
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ningaloo Reef, Off the North West Cape Yardie Creek Rd Ningaloo Marine Park, Exmouth Region, Ningaloo, Western Australia 6707 Australia
    Explore the famous ningaloo reef!
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at the Ningaloo Club in Coral Bay

    Day 4: Coral Bay to Exmouth

    Stop At: Coral Bay Beach, Coral Bay, Western Australia 6701 Australia
    With no fixed schedule, today is yours to enjoy the many activities Coral Bay has to offer, with special discounts available as a West Coast Cruiser passenger, this is your chance to swim with the manta rays, go off-roading in the dunes to see turtles, hire a kayak or go for a snorkel on the Ningaloo Reef only metres from shore (all activities at own expense). This evening we take the short drive up the peninsular to our accommodation in Exmouth there we will check in for two nights
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at the Potshot Resort

    Day 5: Exmouth

    Stop At: Cape Range National Park, Yardie Creek Road, Exmouth Exmouth Region, Western Australia 6707 Australia
    Today we explore the remote and rugged Cape Range National park, a spectacular place of limestone ranges, deep canyons and 50km of pristine beaches bordering the Ningaloo Reef. Experience the stunning Turquoise Bay,
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, 18 Kms North of Exmouth Yardie Creek Rd Ningaloo Reef Area, Gascoyne Region, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707 Australia
    visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Milyearing Visitors Centre before we return to our accommodation in Exmouth. Alternatively, during Whale Shark season (April – August), today is your opportunity to swim with these gentle giants (own expense).
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ningaloo Visitor Centre, 2 Truscott Cresent, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707 Australia
    Stay another night in Exmouth
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Potshot Resort

    Day 6: Exmouth to Karijini

    Stop At: Tom Price Visitor Centre, 1 Central Rd, Tom Price, Western Australia 6751 Australia
    Up early we travel east through station country and stop at Tom Price, the highest town in Western Australia. Here we get lunch and our supplies before we head to the amazing Karijini National Park.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Banjima Drive Pilbara Region, Karijini National Park, Western Australia 6751 Australia
    We stay at the multi award winning Karijini Eco Retreat in Eco Safari Tents with your own veranda, quality beds, linen and hot showers!
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Eco Safari Tents at Karijini Eco Retreat

    Day 7: Karijini National Park

    Stop At: Banjima Drive Pilbara Region, Karijini National Park, Western Australia 6751 Australia
    The next day give us plenty of time to explore Karijini National Park and to enjoy 2.5 billion years of evolution and 40.000 years of culture. We visit and hike the gorges, swim in amazing rock pools, stand under waterfalls and explore intriguing rock formations including Hancock Gorge, Weano Gorge and its adventurous Handrail Pool, Dales Gorge, Circular Pool, Fortescue Falls, Fern Pool and more.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Stop At: Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool), Karijini National Park, Western Australia 6751 Australia
    Explore tha handrail pool
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dales Gorge Campground, Dales Road Pilbara Region, Karijini National Park, Western Australia Australia
    Explore Dales Gorge
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hancock Gorge, Pilbara Region, Karijini National Park, Western Australia 6751 Australia
    Visit and explore Hancock Gorge
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Circular Pool, Dales Rd, Karijini National Park, Western Australia 6751 Australia
    Discover Circular Pool
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Fortescue Falls, Dales Road, Karijini National Park, Western Australia 6751 Australia
    Swim at the fortescue falls
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Eco Safari Tents at the Karijini Eco Retreat

    Day 8: Karijini to Cue

    Stop At: Queen of the Murchison Guest House & Cafe, 53 Austin St, Cue WA 6640, Australia
    We begin our journey back to Perth down the Great Northern Highway through the rugged expanse of inland WA. Enjoy an overnight stay at the Queen of the Murchison Guest House
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Queen of the Murchison

    Day 9: Cue to Perth

    Stop At: Perth City YHA, 300 Wellington St, Perth WA 6000, Australia
    Today we will be driving back to Perth from Cue and you get dropped off in the city centre
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Exmouth, Western Australia
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    9 days
    Return Details
    Drop-off will be in Perth, Western Australia.

    Please let us know where you want to be dropped off
    Inclusions
    • 8x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • 2 nights in Apartments, 4 nights in Hostels + 2 nights in Eco Safari Tents (Shared)
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Local guide
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
    • A meeting with the famous Monkey Mia Dolphins
    • Transport
    • Attractions as listed
    • An experienced and licensed Tour Guide
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Entry/Admission - The Pinnacles
    • Entry/Admission - Geraldton Visitor Centre
    • Entry/Admission - Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs
    • Entry/Admission - The Loop and Z Bend Gorge
    • Entry/Admission - Murchison River
    • Entry/Admission - Shell Beach
    • Entry/Admission - Monkey Mia Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Stromatolites of Shark Bay
    • Entry/Admission - Ningaloo Reef
    • Entry/Admission - Coral Bay Beach
    • Entry/Admission - Cape Range National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Vlamingh Head Lighthouse
    • Entry/Admission - Ningaloo Visitor Centre
    • Entry/Admission - Tom Price Visitor Centre
    • Entry/Admission - Karijini National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool)
    • Entry/Admission - Dales Gorge Campground
    • Entry/Admission - Hancock Gorge
    • Entry/Admission - Circular Pool
    • Entry/Admission - Fortescue Falls
    • Entry/Admission - Queen of the Murchison Guest House & Cafe
    • Entry/Admission - Perth City YHA
    Exclusions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • What to Bring: Insect repellent, Small torch, Hat, Flip flops/thongs, Sunscreen, Water bottle, Closed walking shoes, Warm clothes and rain jacket (winter), Bathers, Towel, Fly Net, Watershoes
    • Lunches and dinners at own expense are bought at restaurants and cafes along the way. We have done great deals with these restaurants and cafes to ensure great value & quality
    • Approximate expenses for meals this tour: AUD $170 ($19 p/day) Breakfast is supplied each morning of the tour. Costs per day are average numbers. Some days you will spend a little more, and some days you will spend nothing at all as West Coast Cruiser is still supplying some meals on tour.
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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