This fun packed day tour explores the Pinnacles, Yanchep National Park, Lancelin Sand Dunes and the Lobster Shack in Cervantes. Suitable for families.
8 Day Perth to Exmouth Tour
Our popular Perth to Exmouth and return tour is currently running once per month on Mondays during border closures and COVID restrictions. So if you are in Western Australia and keen to have a break and adventure then join us to explore the West Coast.
Knowledgeable, fun and understanding guides. You will never feel rushed, we pack a lot into the day, ensuring you see everything! We see the best bits of the west coast between Perth and Exmouth at the best times of the day.
8 Day Perth to Exmouth Tour
Tour itinerary - 8 Days
Perth to Cervantes
After picking up around Perth City, our first stop is at Yanchep National Park for a close encounter with some koalas. Depending on the weather we will either visit the Caves at Yanchep Park, or have a go at sandboarding in Lancelin. After lunch we travel further up the highway to Cervantes where there is time to chill out or walk down to the ocean for a swim and maybe see some of the local Sea Lions swimming close to shore. Then it's off to Nambung National Park to see the world-famous Pinnacles at Sunset, one of the best times to see them. Overnight in Cervantes (Dorms). Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Cervantes to Kalbarri
Traveling north up the coast, we pass through historical Greenough and the Wildlife Park, where an excellent rescue, rehabilitate and release program is at work. We stop to see the unique horizontal trees before arriving at the Hutt River Province, a small breakaway country and the second largest on this continent. Meet a prince and hear about his passion for his own country. Don't forget to bring your passport! The Kalbarri coast will take your breath away with its beauty, migrating whales may be seen from the cliff tops in season, enjoy a little free time in Kalbarri before a mouth-watering Aussie BBQ. Overnight in Kalbarri (Dorms). Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Kalbarri to Shark Bay
We travel deep into Kalbarri National Park to the awesome Z-Bend gorge for some optional abseiling and a hike down into this 400 million-year-old landscape, in season we can enjoy a swim in a secluded pool, then on to Nature's Window. After lunch we enter the Midwest Outback, land of few people and huge sheep stations. We drop into the strange Hamelin Pool stromatolites, some of the oldest organisms on Earth and believed to be among the first producers of oxygen, before entering the World Heritage area of Shark Bay and the unique Shell Beach. Tonight we stay at the most western town in Australia overlooking the beautiful Shark Bay (Dorms) Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Shark Bay to Farm-stay
We arrive at Monkey Mia in time to meet the world-famous Bottle Nose Dolphins, enjoy a real close encounter and some free time. Continuing north, we head to Eagle Bluff. From our cliff top spot we may see below us lots of wildlife including the sharks this area is named for. Travelling ever northwards you can see why the locals call this area Big Sky Country, also home to the second longest straight road in Australia. Tonight we have exclusive use of an Outback Sheep Station shearers quarters; really rustic and great fun - take a ride in the back of a ute to a private beach for sunset, toast marshmallows on the camp fire, sit and soak up the ambiance of the Outback, test your astronomy skills at our million-star accommodation, and if you like, you can take your bed outside and fall asleep to the sight of the milky-way and the sounds of the Outback. Sheep Station shearers quarters, twin share (no upgrade available). Meals :Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef
We stop on the Tropic of Capricorn before we arrive at Coral Bay. Here the beautiful Ningaloo Reef is just meters from the white sandy beach. Today is full of optional activities; you can sit on the beach and swim, hire snorkel and fins to explore the reef yourself, take a glass bottom boat for a guided tour of what the reef has to offer, or join the Eco day tour to swim with the Coral Bay manta rays (includes lunch). Late this afternoon we make our way up onto the Northwest Cape and into Exmouth. Overnight Potshot Resort (Dorms). We have use of all Resort facilities which includes 2 swimming pools Meals :Breakfast, Dinner
Exmouth Peninsula, Ningaloo Reef
Today is yours to do as you want. There are day cruises with the whale sharks (in season, optional), dive charters to the outer reef (optional), or you can come on our FREE explorer tour out to Cape Range and Turquoise Bay. Hire snorkelling equipment (optional) and splash straight into the amazing underwater garden of the Ningaloo Reef either in the Bay or on the Drift. Hopefully, we'll spot turtles, octopus and reef sharks as well as a myriad of multi-coloured fish and, of course, the beautiful coral formations that make up the reef. We take a drive up to Vlamingh Head lighthouse for spectacular views over the tip of the peninsular before heading back to town. The 6-day one-way tour finishes this afternoon. Those returning with us have overnight accommodation, Potshot Resort (Dorms). Meals :Breakfast, Lunch
Exmouth to Northampton
It's time to head back to Perth, we travel south down the highway towards our overnight stop at the Old Convent at Northampton where spooky things can happen. We will stop along the way regularly for anything we may see of interest also fuel, lunch, toilets etc. Overnight - Old Convent, Northampton (Dorms. No ensuite for upgrades) Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Northampton to Perth
Traveling further back down the highway we arrive in Perth at our start point at approximately 14:00 (dependant on traffic, weather conditions etc). Meals: Breakfast
Adult Perth to Exmouth Return (8 Days)
Adult Perth to Exmouth One Way (6 Days)
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Main departure location is at 07:30 outside Perth City YHA on Wellington Street. Other locations in the city such as some Northbridge hostels, Rendezvous Hotel in Scarborough, Hillary's Boat Harbour, or Whitfords Train Station can be organised. Let us know where you are staying and we can arrange the nearest pick-up point.
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
All accommodation is in Backpackers/Budget Motels/ hostels. While conditions can be basic, this is all part of the adventure. We stay in dormitory accommodation that may be mixed gender.
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