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Western Australia Adventure

18 Days, Perth to Exmouth
Western Australia Adventure

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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 beach? We've got th read more...

IS THIS Classic TRIP FOR ME ? YES ! IF YOU...
    • Think local transport—buses, taxis, trains the most colourful way to travel
    • Enjoy travelling with a like minded mix of couples, friends and solo travellers, from the world over
    • Like the idea of staying in character-rich accommodations that reflect the culture of the places you visit
What's Included
  • Overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour (Sum of US$ 2,50,000 covered).
  • 17 nights accommodation with breakfast (Standard hotels (7 nts), basic hotels (3 nts), basic motels (2 nts), swag camping (4 nts), basic cabin (1 nt).
  • 16 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners.
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  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities (Private van, walking).
  • Super Pit gold mine tour (Kalgoorlie)
  • Swag camping in Cape Le Grand NP
  • Hiking the Frenchman's Peak
  • Short hikes in Stirling Ranges
  • Rainbow Coast stops
  • Treetop canopy walk
  • Surf lesson
  • Wine tasting
  • Ngilgi Cave visit with Aboriginal legends
  • Busselton jetty stop
  • Pinnacles visit
  • Greenough Wildlife Park visit
  • Hutt River Province visit
  • Kalbarri National Park visit
  • Hamlin Pools Telegraph Station and stromatolites visit
  • Shell Beach and Eagle Bluff visit
  • Shark Bay World Heritage Area visit
  • Aboriginal canoe tour
  • Carnarvon blowholes
  • Dinner in Coral Bay
  • Cape Range National Park visit
  • Vlamingh Head lighthouse visit
  • Services of Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout the tour.
VERY IMPORTANT
Please ensure that you print a final copy of your trip details provided by Cox & Kings as pdf format.
Important Notes
We recommend you to have a meal budget of AUD 360-450 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.
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Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Perth
Day 2 Perth/Kalgoorlie
Day 3 Kalgoorlie/Cape Le Grand National Park
Day 4 Cape Le Grand National Park
Day 5 Cape Le Grand National Park/Albany
Day 6 Albany/Margaret River
Day 7 Margaret River
Day 8 Margaret River/Perth
Day 9 Perth
Day 10 Perth/Horrocks
Day 11 Horrocks/Kalbarri
Day 12 Kalbarri
Day 13 Kalbarri/Monkey Mia
Day 14 Monkey Mia
Day 15 Monkey Mia/Coral Bay
Day 16 Coral Bay/Exmouth
Day 17 Exmouth
Day 18 Depart Exmouth
Departures
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  • Finish
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Places Visited
  • Perth
  • Kalgoorlie
  • Cape Le Grand
  • Albany
  • Margaret River
  • Horrocks
  • Kalbarri
  • Monkey Mia
  • Coral Bay
  • Exmouth
  • DAY 1 Arrive Perth

    Arrive at any time.

    There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    19:00
    Tonight, the adventure begins. Feel free to explore - but make sure you're back in time to meet your group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your trip. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 2 Perth/Kalgoorlie

    Head east through the desert of Western Australia to Southern Cross, a small town on the 'Golden Mile' for a lunch stop. Continue on to Kalgoorlie.

    Drive through the desert to Kalgoorlie, the largest town in the region, founded during the gold rush in 1893.
    Private Vehicle
    Perth - Kalgoorlie 8h-9h 45m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.
    Royal Flying Doctors Visit
    Kalgoorlie
    Learn more about the Royal Flying Doctor Service, a vital life link providing urgent medical care to people who live in Australia's most remote areas and who otherwise don't have access to hospitals or clinics. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 3 Kalgoorlie/Cape Le Grand National Park

    Visit the Super Pit, an open-cut gold mine. Continue on to Esperance, known for its stunning setting combining the bush, beach and granite. Head into Cape Le Grand National Park. Camp under the stars in a traditional 'swag'.
    Continue on to Esperance and into Cape Le Grand National Park, taking in the blue ocean and white-sand beaches.
    Super Pit Gold Mine Visit
    Kalgoorlie
    Visit the Super Pit Gold Mine, still in operation 24/7. View the mining activities and learn more about the importance of this industry to Western Australia.
    Private Vehicle
    Kalgoorlie - Cape Le Grand National Park - 6h45m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride. (Dinner,Breakfast)

  • DAY 4 Cape Le Grand National Park

    Hike up Frenchman's Peak for spectacular views of the area. Swim in the turquoise waters of Lucky Bay and Hellfire Bay. Enjoy a free afternoon before spending another night camping in paradise.

    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.

    Frenchman's Peak Hike
    Cape Le Grand National Park 2km
    Look for markers at the base of Frenchman's Peak which point to the trail up this gently sloping 262m (860) high granite cone. Scramble over boulders and brace against the wind. Bring water, and wear a hat and sunscreen. Stand at the summit, take a photo and admire the gorgeous views across the park.

    Free Time
    Cape Le Grand National Park afternoon
    Explore more of this beautiful park.

    Optional Activities
    Swimming
    Lucky Bay
    Free
    Jump into the clear, turquoise waters of Lucky Bay and enjoy the pristine, white sand beaches. This beach is recognized as one of the best in the world with the whitest sand in Australia.

    Swimming
    Hellfire Bay
    Free
    Spend some time splashing in the waves at Hellfire Bay. The massive waves seen from the shore lose momentum by the time the reach the bay creating a perfect place to swim.

    Hiking
    Cape Le Grand National Park1h-3h
    Free
    Lace up those hiking boots and start exploring the trails of Cape Le Grand National Park. Admire the wild fauna in the area, pass by the stunning beaches and the seasoned hikers can try to tackle Frenchman Peak (262m) if there's time. Ask your CEO about the past areas to start hiking. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

  • DAY 5 Cape Le Grand National Park/Albany

    Drive the scenic coastline on the way to Albany. Opt to enjoy the coastal views over King George Sound by foot or by bike. Whale tours can be organized in season.

    The drive to Albany is beautiful in itself. Opt to relax on the beach.

    Private Vehicle
    Cape Le Grand National Park - Albany 7h
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    Free Time
    Albany Afternoon
    Spend free time exploring Albany by hiking or biking along the trails or just take a stroll around the town.

    Optional Activities
    Whale Watching
    Albany 2h30m-3h
    90 AUD per person
    When in season (typically June-August), head out by boat to see what you can spot. Humpback whales make this spot home in the winter months and there are many opportunities to spot them swimming near the coast.

    Biking
    Albany 2h-6h
    15-25AUD per person
    Rent a bike and ride along the coast of King George Sound for a fun and scenic way to explore the area.

    Stirling Range Visit
    Albany - Stirling Range 2h-3h
    Free
    Visit Stirling Range National Park, located approximately 100km (62 mi) from Albany the park protects the range of mountains and hills. The view of the green and brown mountains as far as the eye can see-60km (37 mi) to be precise-alone is worth stopping at the park. There are great hiking opportunities along the range as well as a multitude of wildflower species to admire on shorter walks. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 6 Albany/Margaret River

    Head for the Rainbow Coast. Stop at The Gap and Natural Bridge. Take a canopy treetop walk. Continue on to Margaret River, a spot famous for its wineries.

    Rainbow Coast Sights
    Albany 3h 2-3km
    Explore the stunning natural formations along the Rainbow Coast. Visit The Gap and Natural Bridge where thousands of years of wave action has carved away the granite to create both a gap and a bridge of stone.

    Private Vehicle
    Albany - Margaret River 6h30m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    Treetop Canopy Walk
    Denmark 1-600km
    Visit the Valley of the Giants. Take a canopy treetop walk to discover the massive, 400-year-old Karri trees and climb the Diamond Fire tree. At 51m (167 ft) tall, this 'fire tree' is one of a handful of massively tall trees in the area traditionally used by rangers to keep an eye out for bushfires. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 7 Margaret River

    Take a surf lesson then head straight to the vineyards. Enjoy a tour and wine tasting at local wineries.

    Surfing Lesson
    Margaret River
    Head out for a morning surf lesson in the warm waves of Australia's famous West Coast. Learn the fundamentals of catching a wave and test our your new skills in the water.

    Wine Tasting and Tour
    Margaret River
    Margaret River is one of Australia's famous wine producing regions. Visit three wineries to learn about their grapes and production of wine before sampling their wares. The area is split evenly between red and wine production and includes big name grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Merlot, as well as Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. Cheers, mate! (Breakfast)

  • DAY 8 Margaret River/Perth

    Visit the Ngilgi Cave to learn some Aboriginal legends. Stop at the famous jetty in Busselton en route to Perth.

    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.

    Continue on to Perth to spend a night in the city.

    Private Vehicle
    Margaret River - Perth
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    Ngilgi Cave Visit
    Yallingup
    Visit the Ngilgi Caves to learn more about the Wardandi people, their culture and the legends that live within the confines of this karst cave. Listen to Dreamtime stories and and the sounds of the didgeridoo.

    Busselton Jetty Stop
    Busselton
    Visit the Busselton Jetty, extending 1.8km (1 mi) across Geographe Bay, a gorgeous setting in its own right. The heritage-listed structure is the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 9 Perth

    Enjoy a free day in Perth to explore the city or go further afield.

    Free Time
    Perth Ganztagig
    Get out and explore.

    Optional Activities
    Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos
    You may be a seasoned pro at group travel by now, but there will likely be some new travellers joining the group. Sit in on the welcome meeting to meet the newest members of the group and learn about the next leg of your tour. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 10 Perth/Horrocks

    Enjoy a full day of highlights - visit the Pinnacles and sandboard in Lancelin and Greenough Wildlife Park and animal rescue facility. Continue to Horrocks Beach on the Batavia Coast for the night.

    Head out early for a day of highlights en route to Horrocks Beach.

    Travel to the Batavia Coast to overnight in a "true blue" Australian holiday destination.

    Private Vehicle
    Perth - Horrocks 6h30m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    The Pinnacles Visit
    Nambung National Park
    The Pinnacles are formations jutting out of the sand in Nambung NP. Catch these stunning limestone formations in the right light and the unique landscape will stay in your memory for a long time.

    Sandboarding
    Lancelin
    Visit the small fishing village of Lancelin with stunning views of the Indian Ocean. The massive dunes behind the beach are perfect for sandboarding. Get out there and try it.

    Greenough Wildlife Park Visit
    Greenough
    For more than 30 years, the Greenough Wildlife & Bird Park has rescued, rehabilitated and released many of Australia's most iconic creatures. Bring your camera on this visit to the park 20km (12 mi) south of Geraldton and learn more efforts to protect a menagerie of wildlife including emus, dingos, kangaroos, wallaroos, and crocodiles. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 11 Horrocks/Kalbarri

    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.

    Continue north to Kalbarri, stopping at the Principality of Hutt River en route. Visit some coastal attractions before reaching Kalbarri. Relax on the beach in the afternoon or try some other optional activities.

    Private Vehicle
    Horrocks - Kalbarri 2h
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    Hutt River Province Visit
    Hutt River 1h30m
    Hutt River seceded from Australia in 1970. This independent sovereign state consists of some 18,500 acres of rolling farmland and at last count, has a grand total population of 23 residents. Visit this quirky 'micronation', check out Mt Secession and Lake Serenity, have tea and check out the historical displays in the town of Nain.

    Free Time
    Kalbarri Afternoon
    With so much to see and do, don't waste a minute.

    Optional Activities
    Horseback Riding
    Kalbarri 1h30m-2h
    85AUD per person
    Mount a horse to check out this region from a new perspective.

    Canoeing
    Kalbarri 1h-3h
    65AUD per person
    Rent a canoe and explore more of the area at sea level.

    Abseiling/Rappelling
    Kalbarri 4h-6h
    80AUD per person
    Harness up and abseil back in time down into gorges that are 460 million years old. Take in the sheer beauty of this adrenalin-filled adventure in colourful Kalbarri NP. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 12 Kalbarri

    Explore Kalbarri NP with a free afternoon in this Western Australian Adventure Capital.

    Private Vehicle
    Kalbarri - Kalbarri National Park 1h30m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Kalbarri National Park Visit
    Kalbarri 3h Vormittag
    Travel 13km (8 mi) south of town to Kalbarri NP. Enjoy a morning hike along the path that hugs this stunning stretch of West Australian coast. Bring your camera and take great shots of cliffscapes, waves breaking, and if you're really lucky, whales breaching off shore.

    Private Vehicle
    Kalbarri National Park - Kalbarri 1h
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Free Time
    Kalbarri Afternoon
    Get active or get lazy- the choice is yours.

    Optional Activities
    Skydiving
    Kalbarri 2h-4h
    300-440AUD per person
    Strap on a parachute and jump out of a perfectly good plane. Soak in the breathtaking scenery as you plummet towards the earth.

    Paddleboarding
    Kalbarri1h-4h
    20AUD per person
    Rent a board, grab a paddle and head out on the water. Stand up, get your balance and plunge into a great water adventure.

    Scenic Flight
    Kalbarri 30m-1h30m
    132-278AUD per person
    Charge up your camera batteries, grab a window seat, and prepare to take flight over the gorgeous gorges of the Murchison River.
    See layer upon layer of ancient rock, formed over the past 400 million years. Take in stunning scenery you can't see from the road.

    Fishing
    Kalbarri 1h-12h
    35-50AUD per person
    Hook up with a charter and try your hand at catching something tasty.

    Hiking
    Kalbarri National Park2h-4h
    Free
    Fill up your water bottle, slather on the sunscreen, and set off on a full day of hiking in Kalbarri NP. Follow the marked trails, stop to
    take postcard-perfect photos, and enjoy life in the Aussie bush.

    Cruise
    Kalbarri National Park
    46AUD per person
    Opt to take a cruise along the Murchison River during your free time in Kalbarri NP. Look for birds and aquatic wildlife and admire the
    red and white stripes of ancient layered rock from the vantage point of the water.

    Abseiling/Rappelling
    Kalbarri4h-6h
    80AUD per person
    Harness up and abseil back in time down into gorges that are 460 million years old. Take in the sheer beauty of this adrenalin-filled
    adventure in colourful Kalbarri NP. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 13 Kalbarri/Monkey Mia

    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.

    Private Vehicle
    Kalbarri - Monkey Mia 5h15m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    Hamelin Pools Telegraph Station Visit
    Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve1h 1-2km
    The Hamelin Pools Telegraph Station holds an important place in the history of telecommunication in the Shark Bay area. Visit the station and learn more about its significance.

    Stromatolites Visit
    Shark Bay 1km
    Stromatolites are ancient living fossils found in only three locations on earth. Here in Hamelin Pool, they create a dramatic landscape and provide a fascinating lesson in the geology and history of an area that is millions of years old. Look. Learn. Love!

    Shell Beach Visit
    Shell Beach 1h
    This is a beach unlike any other. Shell Beach in Shark Bay of Western Australia is made up entirely of billions of tiny cockle shells. Stroll along the 110km (68 mi) long beach, only one of two beaches like it in the world.

    Eagle Bluff Visit
    Eagle Bluff
    Visit Eagle Bluff and walk along the boardwalk. The area is named for the osprey that nest on the rock island just offshore. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 14 Monkey Mia

    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. In the afternoon, enjoy an Aboriginal canoe tour.

    Shark Bay World Heritage Area Visit
    Shark Bay
    Visit the Shark Bay World Heritage Area to see the natural highlights and interact with the famous mammals who visit daily. Wade into the water where bottlenose dolphins come right up to shore.

    Aboriginal Canoe Tour
    Monkey Mia
    Explore the area by canoe with a local Aboriginal guide. Learn about the history of the indigenous people of the area and discover stories behind their culture and legends. (Breakfast,Dinner)

  • DAY 15 Monkey Mia/Coral Bay

    Continue to Carnarvon to witness the famous blowholes. Travel on to Coral Bay for an evening barbecue. This is a great place to spot whale sharks when they're in season.

    Private Vehicle
    Monkey Mia - Coral Bay 7h45m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    Carnarvon and Blowholes Visit.
    Carnarvon 30m
    Visit the famous blowholes on the coast near Carnarvon. Powerful ocean swells slam into holes in the rocks and shoot sprays of ocean water as high as 20m (65 ft) in the air. (Dinner,Breakfast)

  • DAY 16 Coral Bay/Exmouth

    Enjoy a free day in Coral Bay. Opt to take a marine eco tour, go snorkelling, or take a glass bottom boat tour to check out the Ningaloo Reef. In the late afternoon, continue on to Exmouth.

    There are plenty of options here to enjoy the reef and surrounding area.

    Free Time
    Coral Bay morning
    Spend the better part of the day exploring Coral Bay.

    Private Vehicle
    Coral Bay - Exmouth 1h30m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    Optional Activities
    Eco Tour
    Coral Bay
    75AUD per person
    Visit the reef and learn more about the marine life that thrives in this diverse aquatic underworld. Depending on where the tour stops, there may be time to do some snorkelling.

    Snorkelling
    Coral Bay 2h-4h
    15-110AUD per person
    Grab a mask and snorkel, slather on the sunscreen and head out into the crystal blue water to explore the rich aquatic life of the famous Ningaloo Reef.

    Glass Bottom Boat Tour
    Coral Bay
    39-55AUD per person
    Check out all the fish and coral without getting wet. Too easy.

    Swimming
    Coral Bay
    Free
    Take a dip in the warm blue waters of Coral Bay. Don't forget to wear sunscreen and keep hydrated while out on the water. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 17 Exmouth

    Spend the day exploring Cape Range NP 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.

    Private Vehicle
    Exmouth - Cape Range National Park 1h 30m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Cape Range National Park Visit
    Cape Range National Park 6h
    Visit Cape Range National Park. Walk to Yardie Creek, opt to snorkel at the oyster stacks and enjoy Turquoise Bay.

    Vlamingh Head Lighthouse Visit
    Exmouth
    Soak in the views from the Vlamingh Head lookout. Built in 1912 this Lighthouse looks out over the bay and is one of the only points in Australia that has a view of the sunrise and sunset. Visitors are not allowed in the actual lighthouse but the view from the surrounding area is just as amazing.

    Private Vehicle
    Cape Range National Park - Exmouth 1h30m
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Optional Activities
    Scuba Diving
    Exmouth
    Hook up with an outfitter and head out to sea to experience more of the marine life in the area.

    Snorkelling
    Exmouth 2h-4h
    15-110AUD per person
    Grab a mask and snorkel and discover the coral gardens off the coast. Be aware of the strong currents; this area is enjoyed most by strong swimmers. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

  • DAY 18 Depart Exmouth

    Depart at any time.

    Departure Day
    Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure. (Breakfast)

  • Meal basis

    As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

  • TRIP DETAILS

    If you have booked this trip or are curious about all of the details, you can download this trip's information as a PDF.

    Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

  1. We recommend you to have a meal budget of AUD 360-450 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.

  2. This programme is operated on a Coach tour. Maximum Group size is 16 passengers, at an average there are 12 passengers travelling on this tour.

  3. Itinerary descriptions are guaranteed with the exception of unforeseen conditions which include, but are not limited to, road closures due to weather, acts of God, safety concerns, changes to highway legal restrictions, and acts by third parties beyond the control of Service Provider.

  4. There is no refund for any non-utilization of any services.

  5. All holiday prices are subject to Govt. Service Tax of 5% payable to Govt of India.

  6. At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.

  7. Request for an early hotel check in or late checkout is at the discretion of the accommodation unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.

  8. All payment to be made strictly by cheque / Demand Draft / Direct bank transfer in favour of 'COX AND KINGS LIMITED'.


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