Experience the jewels of the Indian Ocean coast. Explore Yanchep National Park, Pinnacles Desert, Kalbarri, Monkey Mia, Geraldton and New Norcia seasonal wildflowers. Self-Drive Tour with Hotels Car Hire (unlimited kms) Bonus Vouchers. Departs from Perth Themes include: Western Australia, Departs from Perth, Fly-Drive Car, Returns from Perth. + Show more
5 Days Car Hire, "no worries" unlimited kms, comprehensive insurance
2 nights good standard Monkey Mia hotel (luxury upgrades available)
1 night good standard Kalbarri hotel (luxury upgrades available)
1 night good standard Geraldton hotel (luxury upgrades available)
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Explorer Kit (instructions, travelogue, maps etc)
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book
Relax all the hard work has been taken out of your Self-Drive Holiday. Enjoy the freedom of the open road and the security of this popular DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Itinerary.
Pinnacles DesertKalbarri National ParkGeraldtonYanchep National ParkMonkey MiaNew NorciaWildflowers (in season)BeachesMeet the DolphinsNambung National ParkSouthern Cross Emu FarmGreenough Wildlife and Bird Park
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DAY 1 Perth - Kalbarri
Head north hugging the Indian Ocean coast line via Yanchep National Park, experience the mystique of the Pinnacles Desert & Nambung National Park, or visit Waddi Emu and Wildflower Farm. The awesome Australian beauty of the Kalbarri National Park and its gorges are waiting to be explored. Direct driving 587 km (6.10 hours)
Overnight Kalbarri Accommodation.
DAY 2 Kalbarri - Shark Bay / Monkey Mia
Explore Kalbarri coastal cliffs and the Murchison River's red gorges, perhaps visit the tropical and exotic parrot habitat, look around the town. Arrive at Shark Bay with time to see the unique Shell Beach and Stromatolites. Direct driving 399 km (5.10 hours)
Overnight Monkey Mia Accommodation.
DAY 3 Meet the Dolphins
Spend the morning greeting the families of wild, but friendly, Bottlenose Dolphins at Monkey Mia. The Shark Bay World Heritage area is yours to discover today with the rich abundance of unique sea life and land forms. Francois Peron National Park is well worth the 4WD adventure. Visit a Pearl Farm or take a sunset cruise.
Overnight Monkey Mia Accommodation.
DAY 4 Shark Bay - Geraldton
A last goodbye to the dolphins and Monkey Mia. Head back down along the Batavia Coast to the rock lobster fishing town of Geraldton. Explore the town. Direct driving 433 km (5.40 hours)
Overnight Geraldton Accommodation.
DAY 5 Geraldton - Perth
Visit Greenough Wildlife & Bird Park, Southern Cross Emu Farm and other towns en route. Explore Badgingarra National Park. Return via the historic old town of New Norcia. Direct driving 432 km (4.30 hours)
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Explorer Kit
Explore Western Australia at your own pace, but not on your own. Detailed information in the exclusive "Explorer Kit" will help you to choose the exact route you would prefer to take, what you want to see and do on the way and even where to eat. It also provides fascinating day-by-day information on natural features, and the history of some of our interesting characters.
Your Explorer Kit includes: - Full poster-sized fold-out maps - Detailed itineraries and helpful instructions - Read-along 'Travelogue' (historic details, anecdotes, natural wonders and attractions based on the Harding family's own long love affair with West Australia - this exclusive tool will help you maximise every precious day). Full street directory included with your vehicle.
Your DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Explorer Kit is given to you with your Holiday Documentation before you travel so you can read ahead.
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