- Meals (5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners)
- Transport in minibus
- Accommodation (bush camp (no showers) 2 nights, camping (with basic facilities) 3 nights)
- All National Park entry fees
- Sandboarding at Lake Newland
WHERE WE VISIT
- Fitzgerald River National Park
- Cape Le Grand National Park
- Stirling Ranges
- Ngilgi Caves and Talia Caves
- Alligator Gorge National Park
- Coodlie Park
- Baird Bay
- Murphy’s Haystacks
- Duchman’s Stern
- Warren Gorge
- Mikkira Station
- Venus Bay
- Locks Well and Port Lincoln
- Whalers Way Conservation Park
- Lincoln National Park
- Lochiel (pink lake)
- Wave Rock
- Frenchman's Peak
- Mount Remarkable
- Please bring your own sleeping bag, they are not available for purchase or hire
- Shark Cage Diving with Great Whites - Calypso Star Charters: $395pp + $100 onboard payment
- Shark Cage Diving with Great Whites - Adventure Bay Charters: $395pp + $125 onboard payment
- Swim with Sea Lions & Dolphins - Baird Bay: $160pp
Why do we love this
"What a way to see the West Coast! We love that this tour takes you through some of the most untouched environments WA has to offer, and fully immerses you in the experience along the way."
WHAT TO EXPECT
WA is waiting! Explore Australia's spectacular West Coast and uncover pristine beaches, unique wildlife, stunning views and famous landmarks. Travel from Perth and back again with stops at York, Cape Le Grand, Margaret River and the Stirling Ranges along the way.
Day 1 - Perth to Fitzgerald River National Park
Your adventure begins in Perth. Travel east over the Darling Ranges and stop for a coffee break in the historic town of York. This is WA's oldest inland town, so take some time to wander around and explore.
Next, hit the road to Wave Rock, where you'll stop for a shady lunch.
In the afternoon pull in to Fitzgerald River National Park, and enjoy an afternoon beach stroll before pitching camp for the night. Snuggle beneath the stars in a swag and enjoy a real bush camping experience.
Today you will travel for around 9 hours with stops along the way. Walking time is about 1 hour. Fitzgerald River National Park hastoilet but no shower facilities. Lunch and dinner are provided.
Day 2 - Fitzgerald River NP to Esperance and Cape Le Grand
Begin the morning with a brisk hike up East Mt Baron to get your blood pumping! Afterwards, hop aboard for the drive to Esperance and catch some great coastal views along the way.
Next, get ready for some of Australia’s most spectacular scenery. This area of WA has 9 National Parks, the most spectacular being Cape Le Grand, your home for the night! The ocean here is crystal clear and you might even catch eastern grey ‘roos sunbaking on the white sand.
You have a free afternoon here so take your pick from activities. Enjoy a coastal bushwalk, swim in the sparkling sea or get in some photography practice with the local wildlife.
Today you travel 3 hours with stops along the way. Walking time is about 3 hours. Cape Le Grand has toilet and shower facilities.All meals are provided.
Day 3 - Cape Le Grand National Park & Stirling Ranges
This morning, it's off to Frenchman's Peak to catch some of the impressive views from its top.
Then, back to the bus for the drive to Stirling Ranges. You'll call in for lunch near Esperance along the way and enjoy some last glances of ocean and sand. Depending on the time of the year you'll have the chance to see beautiful wildflowers or even escape the heat with a stop at a river or waterfall.
Tonight you will camp at a private campground in the Stirling Ranges.
Today you travel about 6 hours and walk for about 4.5 hours. Stirling Ranges has shower and toilet facilities. All meals are provided.
Day 4 - South West coastlines and forests
Today, cruise along WA’s glorious stretch of coastline and discover how years of natural erosion have crafted incredible rock sculptures and granite bluffs. Check out the Natural Bridge and The Gap and be wowed by breathtaking views of the sea.
Afterwards, its tie to head inland to the Valley of the Giants, a giant forest of towering Red Tingle trees, many of which are over 400 years old. Take a stroll through these trees and climb the Diamond Tree, which towers 50 meters above the ground and is equipped with a staircase. It was once used as a fire lookout and is one of three wooden top towers in this area.
Your last lot of driving today brings you to Quinninup camp.
Today you drive about 4 hours and walk about 1.5 hours. Quinninup Caravan Park which has shower and toilet facilities. All meals are provided.
Day 5 - Quinninup to Margaret River
It's time to taste the Margaret River today. Eat, drink and discover delicious local fare and visit boutique breweries, chocolate, cheese and fudge factories.
Today you travel for 4 hours. All meals are included.
Day 6 - Margaret River to Perth
It's goodbye time! Your final day will bring you to Koomal Dreaming where you will have the opportunity to taste native foods, discover bush medicine and experience traditional fire lighting with local indigenous people. Hear stories of the Dreaming spirits and delve down into the Ngilgi Cave. Here you'll experience a for a unique didgeridoo cave performance.
Afterwards, hit the road back to sunny Perth! Relax in hotel comfort tonight or join tour fellow travellers for drinks and dinner later on (at own expense).
Today you will drive for approximately 3 hours. Please make sure you have booked your Perth accommodation before departure. Breakfast and lunch included. Group dinner at own expense.
This is a 6-day tour, starting and ending in Perth.