The 21 Day Ultimate West Coast & Karijini package is for people with a little more time who want the ultimate experience, exploring the best that WA has to offer between Perth & Broome. Travel the Turquoise coast, spend time in Kalbarri National park before the exploring spectacular world heritage treasures of Monkey Mia, Coral Bay & Exmouth along the Ningaloo Reef. Marvel over the spectacular gorges of Karijini National Park and the endless stretches of sand and burning sunsets of Eighty Mile Beach and finally onto the remote and pristine region of Cape Leveque. This trip has it all.

Package Price:

  • A$ 4395 pp twin share
    Travel Between 1st Jan, 2020 to 31st Dec, 2020

Package Includes:

  • 20 nights accommodation
  • 19 days AWD rental **with unlimited kilometers**
  • WA National Park entry passes
  • Our Comprehensive Travel pack (refer below).

Features:

  • Perth, Numbung National Park, Kalbarri National Park, Natures Window, Shark Bay, Monkey Mia, Exmouth, Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park, Karijini National Park, Karratha, Eighty Mile Beach, Broome.

Holiday Summary

Day 1: Arrive Perth

Arrive in Perth and pick up your vehicle before settling into your accommodation. Depending on your interests and where you stay tonight (refer available options), spend time on the beach at Scarborough, stroll through Kings Park or indulge in a meal and coffee at Fremantle.  If you have the time to spend another day in Perth consider the day visiting other great attractions including the Perth Mint or Museum of Western Australia. Alternatively consider a day trip to the island paradise that is Rottnest island just 19 km off the coast of Perth City.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 2: Depart Perth to Geraldton via Nambung National Park (Pinnacles) - 415km

Today has you beginning your west coast adventure. The initial 257km drive north takes you through a region known as the Turquoise Coast. Experience market gardens, fabulous farming scenery and extensive ocean views. Over 200,000 people visit the area annually visiting world class attractions such as the fascinating Pinnacles Desert. Spend some time walking around these statuesque limestone pillars rising out of the sand like ancient ruins. In the afternoon explore the attractions along the coast north of The Pinnacles including Lake Thetis home to some of the earliest organisms on Earth that produced the oxygen for subsequent life forms. Jurien Bay is the largest coastal town and offers wonderful beaches protected by the islands and reefs which lie just a few kilometres from the shoreline.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Perth), Car Hire - Large 4WD

Day 3: Geraldton to Kalbarri - 155km

Today has you leaving the Turquoise Coast and heading north to Kalbarri. Before leaving Geraldton make sure you visit the HMAS Sydney Memorial, free guided tours run every morning. Continuing north you will come across the amazing Pink Lake which is definitely worth a quick stop and some photos. This afternoon relax and explore the striking coast as you approach Kalbarri. The lookouts, beaches, headlands and walking tracks along this compact stretch of coast are remarkable. Choose from 10 available options depending on your interests (each have something unique to offer). A relaxing evening at Kalbarri township looking out over the Mighty Murchison River.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 4: Around Kalbarri - 50km

Today you have time to explore the magnificent Kalbarri National Park. It is one of the great National Parks in Australia, becoming a vast carpet of wildflowers between August & October, with elaborate twists and turns of the Murchison River as it cuts its way to the sea. Spend the day exploring the spectacular lookouts and walks including visiting Z-Bend gorge, “The Loop” and the iconic “Natures Window”. Don’t miss the stunning new Skywalk at ‘the Loop’ where you are perched 100m above the gorge. By late afternoon return to the beach to watch the sunset over the water with the rich red cliffs behind you. A fantastic way to cap off the day.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 5: Kalbarri to Shark Bay (Monkey Mia) - 374km

Departing Kalbarri, today has you driving to Shark Bay & Monkey Mia. The bottlenose dolphins are best seen tomorrow morning so today is all about exploring the attractions along the way. From Kalbarri National Park, drive the 350km to Denham exploring the majestic Shark Bay World Heritage Area visiting the Stromatolites (descendant to the oldest life form on earth) and world famous Shell Beach with its billions of tiny cockle shells (amazing). Views from Eagle Bluff or a tour of the fantastic Ocean Park Aquarium cap off a great day.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 6: Shark Bay (Monkey Mia) to Carnarvon - 325km

Spend the morning at Monkey Mia, globally recognised as one of the best and most reliable places for dolphin interaction in the world. Feeding the dolphins at Monkey Mia is one of the great WA experiences, however please note not everyone gets to feed a dolphin and very strict controls apply. After your interaction with wild dolphins spend the afternoon driving to Carnarvon. On arrival choose to spend the afternoon around Carnarvon visiting attractions such as the Carnarvon Space Tracking Station or the Carnarvon Heritage Precinct.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 7: Around Carnarvon

Spend the day exploring north of Carnarvon from Red Bluff all the way up to Gnarloo Station. This section of coastline with its magic snorkeling sites is little known in the mainstream and allows you to explore the south end of Ningaloo Reef without any of the crowds and associated tourism infrastructure. It also lays claim to some of the best surfing breaks in the world. Alternatively spend the day driving out to Kennedy Range National Park and immerse yourself in some of the spectacular walks that this National Park is finally starting to get recognised for.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 8: Carnarvon to Coral Bay - 238km

Today has you departing Carnarvon and heading for Coral Bay where you will spend the day exploring the pristine beaches and abundant coral at Coral Bay. In contrast to other locations the coral starts right at the water’s edge and offers very easy access to swimmers and snorkelers of all ages. Self guide the reef or take a guided tour on a glass bottom boat. One of the great experiences on the WA coast is spending the time exploring around Coral Bay.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 9: Around Coral Bay

A full day exploring the pristine beaches and abundant coral at Coral Bay. In contrast to other locations the coral starts right at the water’s edge and offers very easy access to swimmers and snorkelers of all ages. Self guide the reef or take a guided tour on a glass bottom boat or even a day trip to swim with Manta Rays (year round) or Whales Sharks (seasonal – please note shorter season than Exmouth). One of the great experiences along the WA coast is spending the time exploring around Coral Bay.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 10: Coral Bay to Exmouth - 150km

A full day to relax and explore the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area between Coral Bay and Exmouth. Spend the morning walking out to the shark nursery north of Coral Bay or take a morning quad bike tour to Oyster Bridge or Five Fingers for sensational remote Ningaloo Reef snorkeling away from the crowds. After a memorable morning around Coral Bay take the relatively short drive up to Exmouth stopping at the stunning road side lookouts of Cape Range National Park. For the more adventurous consider the walk to the Shotgun Canyon Lookout – Stunning (4WD required)

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 11: Around Ningaloo Reef

A relaxing day catching up with more swimming and snorkeling in this pristine world class environment. Drift Snorkel at Turquoise Bay and Oyster Stacks, swim at stunning Sandy Bay before spending the afternoon on a Yardie Creek Boat Cruise or do the walk in Mandu Mandu Gorge. A great day having experienced all the highlights around the North West Cape and the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area. Alternatively spend the day swimming with Whales Sharks (seasonal)

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 12: Exmouth to Tom Price - 569km

An early morning start as you begin the long drive to Karijini National Park. Today is a long days drive with minimal attractions along the way. You don’t have to try to push yourself to make the 700km all the way into Karijini today but rather break up the trip by staying in Tom Price. Tom Price gives you the option to do the guided tour of Rio Tinto’s massive open cut iron ore mine and to drive up to Mount Nameless and enjoy the breathtaking views of the mine and surrounding Pilbara landscape.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 13: Tom Price to Karijini - 81km

A short drive from Tom Price and a full day exploring Karijini National Park and some of the most spectacular sights in Western Australia. An adventurous day trekking through the spectacular gorges in the western section of the National Park including Weano Gorge and Hancock Gorge and spend time swimming at Handrail Pool or Joffre Falls. Please note the walks today have difficult sections and are recommended for fit people with good mobility.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 14: Around Karijini

Another full day to explore the stunning gorges and swimming holes of eastern Karijini National Park. Spend the day relaxing and soaking in the surrounding landscape while you explore and swim in Circular Pool, Fortescue Falls & Fern Pool and take the late afternoon walk through Kalamina Gorge. A memorable day filled with relaxation and adventure.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 15: Karijini to Karratha - 356km

Today has you leaving Karijini National Park. You have the option to drive to Karratha, Port Hedland or Marble Bar today depending on your interests. We will provide you with all the information you need to help you make the decision. Assuming you choose the Karratha option along the drive from Karijini stop at Hammersley Gorge (Arguably the best gorge in the Karijini National Park). You will then drive through Millstream Colchester National Park with options to stop and swim at Python Pool or Deep Reach Pool before continuing the drive and arriving into Karratha.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 16: Karratha to Eighty Mile Beach - 477km

Spend the morning exploring the Aboriginal petroglyphs at Murujuga National Park or visit the North West Shelf Visitors Centre to learn about one of Australia’s massive infrastructure projects Offshore Gas. Today has you traveling to Eighty Mile Beach with a quick detour into Port Hedland which is the largest bulk port in the world. The loading of massive ships from huge stockpiles delivered by ridiculously long trains is an amazing site. Arrive at Eighty Mile Beach and spend the afternoon exploring this pristine coastal environment.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 17: Eighty Mile Beach to Broome - 376km

Today has you driving north along the Great Northern Highway to Broome. Spend the morning exploring the pristine and untouched coastal environment at any of the access points along Eighty Mile Beach. Your departure time will depend on what time you want to arrive in Broome. On arrival into Broome spend the afternoon relaxing and marvelling at the sweeping white beaches, rich red outcrops and blazing turquoise water of Broome. Sunset in Broome is a real highlight.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 18: Broome to Cape Leveque

Spend the day driving from Broome to Cape Leveque at whatever time suites. Your departure time will depend on what time you want to arrive at Cape Leveque with its rugged pindan cliffs and sparkling tropical waters. The Cape Leveque Rd north offers rich aboriginal culture and history amongst its coastal communities as well as pristine beaches.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 19: Around Cape Leveque

A relaxing day on the tip of the Dampier Peninsula. Cape Leveque is a great way to unwind at the end of your 21 day northern Australia adventure. The picturesque coastline around Cape Leveque is truly spectacular and remains pristine. A great day exploring the Cape, strolling on the beach and watching the magnificent sunsets along this spectacular piece of the Kimberley. For the more adventurous, take a half day cultural tour of the cape or take on a guided or self guided fishing, scuba diving and snorkelling tour. Equipment is available for hire if you choose the self guided options.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 20: Cape Leveque to Broome

Today has you driving from Cape Leveque to Broome at whatever time of day suits you. Your departure time will depend on what time you want to arrive at Broome and which attractions you want to visit along the way. The Dampier Peninsula has some rich aboriginal culture and history amongst its coastal communities. You also have the opportunity to visit Willie Creek Pearl Farms. The only public access Perth farm in the Kimberley. After arriving into Broome your vehicle and check into your accommodation. Package assumes you will return the vehicle at the same time as pick up on day 1.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Day 21: Depart Broome

A free morning to relax and swim at Cable Beach, shop for pearls or explore more of Broome’s highlights depending on what time and how you are leaving Broome.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Package Includes:

Comprehensive Travel Pack

  • Package includes a comprehensive travel pack with detailed maps, photos including highlights, attractions, distances, timings and useful tips.

  • The pack includes your vouchers, permits and other useful information such as supplier details as well as availability of fuel and food.

  • Tailored to your itinerary with daily itinerary recommendations. Invaluable info you will use every day.

  • We mail this travel pack to you (within Australia) well before travel so you have time to read it and ask us any questions. (Please note if you require pack to be mailed internationally any additional cost to be added to package price quoted)

Accommodation Summary

Perth

One nights accommodation in a 4.5 Star + Perth CBD Hotel

Geraldton

One nights accommodation in 4 Star Hotel in the heart of Geraldton. Alternatively you can choose to spend this night at Cervantes Hotel near the Pinnacles.

Kalbarri

Two nights accommodation in a deluxe roome at the Edge Resort in Kalbarri

Monkey Mia

One nights accommodation in a beach view room at the Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort.

Carnarvon

Two nights in Carnarvon hotel - or consider spending a night at Red Bluff

Coral Bay

Two nights in a Villa at Ningaloo Coral Bay BayView, or one night in Carnavon and one night in Coral Bay.

Exmouth

Two nights staying in a 1 Bedroom apartment at the 4.5 star Exmouth Escape Resort

Tom Price

One night in a Chalet at Tom Price Tourist Park

Karijini

2 nights in Deluxe Eco Tent at Karijini Eco Resort.

Karratha

One nights hotel accommodation in Karratha

Eighty Mile Beach

One nights accommodation in a self contained cabin at Eighty Mile Caravan Park

Cape Leveque

2 nights in Deluxe Eco Tent at Kooljamon Resort

Broome

Two nights in 4+star accommodation at Cable Beach

Car Hire Summary

Included AWD Wagon

20 Days Car Hire – AWD Wagon (Subaru Forester AWD or similar) including unlimited kilometres, reduced liability insurance cover and one way fees included.

Upgrade to Large 4WD

You have the option to upgrade to a Large 4WD for an additional fee. (Mitsubishi Pajero or similar).

Package Summary

Package Description
21 Day Perth to Broome (Ultimate West Coast & Karijini)
Valid
1st Jan 2020 to 31st Dec 2020
Departs
Daily (Monday to Sunday)
Travellers Obligation
Traveller to arrange own flights to and from Perth & Broome Airports
Pricing
All pricing is in Australian Dollars (AUD)
Package Cost

A $4395 pp twin share** ( does not include any tours)

I would like to start in Broome and end in Perth!

This trip works just as well in reverse. If you would prefer to start in Broome and head south to Perth – just select that option below. The car and accommodation options remain the same – just in reverse. There is a small increase in price to collect the car in Broome and return to Perth.

I have some Questions or would like to tweak this package so it better suits me!

If you have any questions or would like to discuss any changes to this package, send us an email information@blueytravel.com or call us on 1300 305 505 (within Australia) or +61 1300 305 505 (from anywhere in the world). For example you may want to;

  • Ask us to extend your stay in any of the locations
  • Can I add accommodation in Perth at the start of the trip?
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