Classic: Western Australia Adventure (OAPW)

Countries Visited: Australia
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Basic
  • Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences
  • Simple and clean hotels, guesthouses and hostels chosen for location and character
  • Affordable public and private transport for maximum cultural interaction
  • Plenty of optional activities tailored to your interests and budget
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 16, Avg 12.
    Meals Included: 16 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
    Accommodations: Standard hotels (7 nts), basic hotels (3 nts), basic motels (2 nts), swag camping (4 nts), basic cabin (1 nt).

    Swim in turquoise waters while kangaroos sunbathe on the beach, camp in a swag in Cape Le Grand National Park, sip famous Australian wines in Margaret River, see the marine life at Shark Bay

    When it comes to Australia, find out why the west is best on this 18-day adventure from Perth to Exmouth. Ever wanted to see kangaroos sunbathing on a beachs We've got that. Longed to meet the land and marine life of Australia up close and personals We've got that too. We'll cover ground from caves to reefs to deserts and beyond on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Don't get left behind.
  • Call (520) 445-6812 for more information or to book today! Mention code 12337492

    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    18 Days
    Escorted - Yes
    Day 1PerthDay 1 Perth
    There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. If you arrive early, opt to visit nearby Freemantle, visit a vineyard at the Swan Valley Wineries, hit the beach at Cottesloe, take a day trip to Rottnest Island to spot the adorable Quokka, or explore the city at your own pace! Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2Kalgoorlie-BoulderDay 2 Perth/Kalgoorlie-Boulder (1B)
    Drive to Kalgoorlie, the largest town in the region, founded during the gold rush in 1893. Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00-9.75 hours)
    Day 3EsperanceDay 3 Kalgoorlie-Boulder/Esperance (1B, 1D)
    Continue on to Esperance, taking in the blue ocean and white-sand beaches. Included Activities: Royal Flying Doctors Visit Super Pit Gold Mine Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-5.50 hours, 400km)
    Day 4EsperanceDay 4 Esperance (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Get out and explore this gorgeous national park. Walk from Rossiter Bay to Lucky Bay and spend time enjoying the area. Visit Hellfire Bay and Thistle Cove before spending some free time enjoying the beaches or hiking around a little more. Included Activities: Frenchmans Peak Hike Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 60km) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 60km)
    Day 5AlbanyDay 5 Esperance/Albany (1B)
    The drive to Albany is beautiful in itself. Opt to relax on the beach. Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s))
    Day 6MARGARET RIVERDay 6 Albany/Margaret River (1B)
    Head for the Rainbow Coast. Stop to see highlights along the way like the Gap and Natural Bridge. Take a canopy treetop walk. Continue on to Margaret River, a spot famous for its wineries. Included Activities: Rainbow Coast Sights Treetop Canopy Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (6.50 hour(s))
    Day 7MARGARET RIVERDay 7 Margaret River (1B)
    Take a surf lesson then head straight to the vineyards. Enjoy a tour and wine tasting at local wineries. Included Activities: Surfing Lesson Wine Tasting and Tour
    Day 8PerthDay 8 Margaret River/Perth (1B)
    Enjoy a cultural and bush tucker tour at the Ngilgi Caves to learn more about Aboriginal culture and legends. Stop in Busselton for lunch and check out the famous jetty. Time permitting, opt to take the train ride to the end of the 1.8km long jetty. Continue on to Perth to spend a night in the city. Included Activities: Ngilgi Cave Visit Busselton Jetty Stop Transport: Private Vehicle
    Day 9PerthDay 9 Perth
    There are tons of options for the day. Visit nearby Freemantle, stop by a vineyard at the Swan Valley Wineries, hit the beach at Cottesloe, take a day trip to Rottnest Island to spot the adorable Quokka, or explore the city at your own pace! Additional Notes: There is an evening welcome meeting and optional dinner for any travellers joining the group for the next leg of the journey. Feel free to join.
    Day 10GeraldtonDay 10 Perth/Geraldton (1B)
    Head out early for a day of highlights en route to Geraldton. Included Activities: The Pinnacles Visit Greenough Wildlife Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.50 hour(s))
    Day 11KalbarriDay 11 Geraldton/Kalbarri (1B, 1D)
    Visit the Principality of Hutt River, the oldest micronation in Australia. See some coastal attractions before reaching Kalbarri. Opt to horseback ride, abseil, canoe or simply relax on the beach. Camp under the stars in a traditional swag (padded canvas bedroll). Included Activities: Hutt River Province Visit Kalbarri National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
    Day 12KalbarriDay 12 Kalbarri (1B)
    Explore Kalbarri NP with a free afternoon in this Western Australian adventure capital. Included Activities: Kalbarri National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
    Day 13Monkey MiaDay 13 Kalbarri/Monkey Mia (1B)
    Continue up the coast to Monkey Mia and Shark Bay. Visit the historic Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station and the famous stromatolites. Visit Shell Beach before making it to Monkey Mia for the night. Included Activities: Stromatolites Visit Shell Beach Visit Eagle Bluff Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.25 hour(s))
    Day 14Monkey MiaDay 14 Monkey Mia (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Get up close and personal with bottlenose dolphins at Shark Bay World Heritage Area. A major research site, these mammals come right up to the shore on a regular basis. Later, enjoy an Aboriginal kayak tour. Included Activities: Shark Bay World Heritage Area Visit Aboriginal Kayak Tour
    Day 15Coral BayDay 15 Monkey Mia/Coral Bay (1B)
    Travel through Carnarvon on the way to Coral Bay, known for it's tropical fruits and seafood, and home to One Mile Jetty, Carnarvon Tramway and the OTC dish. Transport: Private Vehicle (7.75 hour(s))
    Day 16ExmouthDay 16 Coral Bay/Exmouth (1B)
    There are plenty of options here to enjoy the reef and surrounding area. Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
    Day 17ExmouthDay 17 Exmouth (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Spend the day exploring Cape Range National Park including Yardie Creek and Turquoise Bay. Opt to scuba dive in Navy Pier or snorkel the blue waters. Venture to the Vlamingh Head lighthouse. Enjoy a final dinner in Exmouth together. Included Activities: Cape Range National Park Visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
    Day 18ExmouthDay 18 Exmouth (1B)
    Depart at any time. Additional Notes: Ask your sales GCO or agent about the Perth Express. Add an extra two days to your trip as you travel back down the coast with your CEO, spending the night sleeping in a swag under the stars in the Aussie bush before ending your trip when you arrive back in Perth. Included Activities: Departure Day

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    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

    Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.
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