Dolphins and Wildflowers

See the best of Western Australia on an 8 day tour from Freemantle to Perth. Meet the dolphins of Monkey Mia & see the Pinnacles at Nambung National Park.

8 Day
From (AUD)
$ 4,495
  • 2018 Fremantle > Perth

    Tour Code:

    MWA

    Duration:

    8 Days

    Departure City:

    Fremantle

    Return City:

    Perth

  • 8 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Fremantle
      Highlights:
      Welcome

      Welcome to Fremantle where you’ll enjoy a guided tour on board the local tram with a visit to the historic prison. Enjoy an overnight stay in Fremantle. Please book flights to arrive prior to 12pm.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Fremantle > Geraldton
      Highlights:
      Pinnacles

      Be amazed by the Pinnacles as part of your visit to Nambung National Park. These incredible limestone spires were formed over thousands of years and rise eerily out of the sand, some several metres tall. On arrival at Geraldton visit the HMAS Sydney memorial, a beautifully designed memorial featuring a silver dome of 645 seagulls – each representing a sailor lost in the Sydney disaster. Overnight stay at Geraldton.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Geraldton > Monkey Mia
      Highlights:
      Hamelin Pool

      Travel to Hamelin Pool to see the world’s best known colony of stromatolites, the world’s oldest living organisms. Continue to Monkey Mia for a two night stay, the jewel of the unique World Heritage-listed Shark Bay, best known for its bottle-nosed dolphins. An abundance of marine life make this bay their home including turtles, manta rays and dugongs.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Monkey Mia
      Highlights:
      Freechoice

      If the dolphins come to shore this morning, you have an opportunity to meet them under the supervision of a national park ranger.

      Freechoice

      Relax on a cruise through Shark Bay whilst searching for the elusive dugong or sail into the sunset on a cruise. Alternatively, dine on damper around a campfire as you hear stories of the Dreamtime.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 5 - Monkey Mia > Kalbarri
      Highlights:
      Shell beach

      Start your day at Shell Beach, formed by billions of tiny white seashells. Visit Kalbarri National Park and stop at Hawks Head for spectacular views of the Murchison River gorges which have been carved over millions of years to form dramatic sandstone cliff faces. Your stay tonight is at Kalbarri.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Kalbarri > Perth
      Highlights:
      New Norcia
      Freechoice

      Visit New Norcia, a piece of old Spain in the middle of the Australian bush. A Benedictine community owned and operated by Catholic monks since 1847, it is Australia’s only monastic town. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the town, museum and art gallery before continuing to Perth and your Special Stay for the last two nights of your journey.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 7 - Perth
      Highlights:
      Freechoice
      Freechoice

      Journey across the turquoise waters to pristine Rottnest Island for a tour and chance to spot a quokka or take a food and wine trail through the beautiful Swan Valley. Alternatively, indulge on an Upper Swan Valley lunch cruise or hear about the quirks of Perth on a walking tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Perth
      Highlights:
      Farewell

      After breakfast bid farewell to your new friends before returning home.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Scenic highlights
    • Your choice of 7 Freechoice activities
    • 1 memorable Special Stay
    • 12 meals – 7 breakfasts and 5 dinners