Mt Augustus – Karijini at Wildflower Time – 10 days

Sat 11 – Mon 20 August 2018
$2,970 pp (Seniors $2,920) Single Supplement $670

We travel through classic outback territory to Mt Augustus, one of the most spectacular peaks of the world’s largest monoclines, and Karijini National Park with its spectacular gorges, creeks and chasms. On our return we follow the coast through the beautiful towns of Coral Bay, Carnarvon and Kalbarri. As it’s wildflower time, we will no doubt be spoilt with spectacular colours wherever we look.

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Day 1

Departing Perth, we start our adventure travelling through the Swan Valley, Bindoon and Dalwallinu, spotting wildflowers along the way. Later we reach the tiny settlement of Paynes Find, popular for carpets of everlastings, and continue on to Mount Magnet and the outback town of Cue, our overnight stop. (Dinner included)

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Day 2

This morning we drive to Meekatharra and have a tour of the town before hitting the dirt road to Mt Augustus. We stop at the Murchison River, a delightful area for bird life, flora and fauna; then Mt Gould, site of one of WA’s oldest police stations; and the historical Landor Race Track. We continue to our accommodation at Mt Augustus Resort and Station, our home for two nights. (Breakfast & Dinner included)  (Shared amenities – ensuited upgrade available @$100/nt extra per room)

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Day 3

This morning is all about Mt Augustus, the lovely Lyons River, and Cattle Pool – an absolutely wonderful spot with its amazing large river gums, birdlife and animals. Around the rock we stop at various locations to explore Aboriginal art, wonderful rock formations and experience the scent of the bush. Later we return to our accommodation for lunch. The afternoon is yours to explore until later when we travel to our sunset viewing area to watch the sun go down on the largest rock in the world, while we enjoy champagne and nibbles. Later it’s back to camp for our evening meal around the campfire. What a truly wonderful day! (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included)

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Day 4

We say goodbye to Mt Augustus and travel along Mt Augustus Woodlands Road, passing some wonderful scenery and abandoned stations, before arriving at Tom Price, our home for two nights. (Breakfast & Lunch included)

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Day 5

Today is all about Karijini National Park in the majestic Hamersley Ranges. Karijini National Park is an iconic, unspoiled nature-based destination offering a unique landscape and an unforgettable WA outback experience. It is famous for its dramatic creeks, spectacular gorges and towering sheer sided chasms up to 100 metres deep. We spend most of the day here with the opportunity to swim before heading back to Tom Price for the night. (Breakfast & Lunch included)

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Day 6

We travel the Nanutarra – Munjina road to Nanutarra roadhouse with time to sight the Ashburton River on the way. On the North West Coastal Highway then, heading towards Coral Bay. The scenery changes and we will spot large termite mounds and coastal vegetation. Overnight in the popular coastal town of Coral Bay. (Breakfast & Dinner included)

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Day 7

This morning we enjoy a fascinating cruise of the Ningaloo Reef in a glass bottom boat, then after lunch we head to Carnarvon, where we take in some of the town attractions before arriving at our accommodation. (Breakfast & Dinner included)

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Day 8

This morning we visit the Carnarvon Space and Technology museum, quite an eye opener even if you’re not interested in outer space, and then we continue on to Kalbarri via the Murchison River. (Breakfast & Dinner included)

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Day 9

The gorges and formations carved by the Murchison River attract thousands of visitors to Kalbarri National Park and we are no exception. We visit Nature’s Window as well as Hawks Head Lookout in the morning. In the afternoon we visit Bluff Point to view the spectacular coastline and coastal wildflowers, then late enjoy a sunset cruise on the Murchison. (Breakfast & Dinner included)

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Day 10

Departing Kalbarri, we travel to Geraldton to visit the HMAS Sydney memorial before lunch. We take the Indian Ocean Drive home via Dongara returning to Perth later in the afternoont. (Breakfast included)

Dalwallinu

Cue

Meekatharra

Landor Race Track

Mt Augustus

Lyons River

Tom Price

Coral Bay boat cruise

Karijini National Park

Murchison River

Gascoyne River

Carnarvon Jetty

OTC Satellite Station museum

Kalbarri National Park

Kalbarri sunset boat cruise

HMAS Sydney Memorial

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