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Western Australia Less Travelled

16 days from £3,985pp

Includes flights
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Itinerary highlights

  • Explore the National Parks to view canyons and dramatic rock formations.

  • Marvel at the spectacular marine life including manta rays, whale sharks and turtles.

  • Explore the historic town of Fremantle, with its convict jails, whaling ships and old taverns.

  • Take a sunset walk along a deserted beach.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
Fully insured vehicle hire
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  • Perth
  • Nambung National Park
  • Kalbarri National Park
  • Shark Bay
  • Ningaloo Marine Park
  • Exmouth
  • Learmonth
  • Perth

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Perth.

Day 2 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

On-board your international outbound flight to Perth.

Day 3 Perth

Perth

On arrival in Perth you will be transferred by private vehicle to your downtown accommodation. The remainder of the day is free to relax. Why not shake off the jetlag with a walk around the new Elizabeth Quay district to explore the harbourfront, before heading to the state buildings for dinner.

Day 4 Perth

Perth

You have the day at leisure today. You may like to hop on the train or ferry to Fremantle and spend your day wandering around the markets and historic centre.

Day 5 Perth

Perth

Today you have a full day exploring Rottnest Island by foot, boat and bicycle. Spend some time relaxing on the stunning white sand beaches of this nature reserve just off the coast of Perth, and keep an eye out for the island's most famous inhabitant, the Quokka.

Day 6 Nambung National Park

Perth , Nambung National Park

Collect your hire car and drive north to Nambung National Park to spend the day exploring the remarkable Pinnacles Desert. Please note that your hire-car is subject to a one-way drop off fee which will need to be paid locally.

Day 7 Kalbarri National Park

Nambung National Park , Kalbarri National Park

Continue to Kalbarri National Park and take one of the walking trails past canyons and dramatic rock formations.

Day 8 Kalbarri National Park

Kalbarri National Park

Spend the day exploring Kalbarri National Park. Walk to Nature's Window for a stunning view over the gorge below.

Day 9 Shark Bay

Kalbarri National Park , Shark Bay

Today you journey northwards through Kalbarri National Park, and then along the coastal highway to Monkey Mia.

Day 10 Shark Bay

Shark Bay

Today you will have the chance to explore the rusty red soils, white sand beaches and stunning turquoise seas of the lesser known Francois Peron National Park. Your aboriginal guide will be sure to teach you stories of the dreamtime, how to find bush tucker and how to use traditional bush medicine.

Day 11 Ningaloo Marine Park

Shark Bay , Ningaloo Marine Park

Head from Monkey Mia to Coral Bay today. We recommend breaking up the drive by stopping at Carnarvon for a stop to learn about the wool making industry of the area or visit the nearby stromatolites at Hamelin Pool.

Day 12 Exmouth

Ningaloo Marine Park , Exmouth

Arrive into Exmouth today, home of the Ningaloo Reef Marine Park. Spend the day today relaxing on the beach ready to explore the waters tomorrow.

Day 13 Exmouth

Exmouth

Today you will take a boat out onto the World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef, with the chance to snorkel on the pristine reef off the Muiron Islands.

Day 14 Perth

Exmouth , Learmonth , Perth

Drive to nearby Learmonth this morning and fly from there to Perth. Travel out to Cottesloe Beach to watch the sun set over the Indian Ocean and reflect on your trip.

Day 15 International return flight

Perth , International return flight

You will be collected from your city accommodation in time for your onward flight.

Day 16 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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