(Subject to change)
Day 1: Perth
Transfer from the airport, meeting at the hotel at 4:00 pm Start of the Perth city tour at night. Dinner in Fremantle (not included)
Day 2: Perth – Pinnacles – Geraldton
B – Head north to Yanchep National Park with kangaroos and koalas. Afterward, we drive through Australia’s wheat belt to the Nambung National Park. The up to 4.5 m high limestone pillars of the “Pinnacles” are fascinating. In the evening, we reach Geraldton.
Day 3: Geraldton – Kalbarri National Park – Kalbarri
B – City tour of Geraldton, then continue to Kalbarri National Park, relaxed hikes to the Natural Bridge and to the Red Bluff on the ocean side. Accommodation Kalbarri
Day 4: Kalbarri – Monkey Mia
B – visit the gorges of the Murchison River. On to the Peron Peninsula, Shark Bay (World Heritage): beaches that invite you to dream; in the evening, we are at the Monkey Mia Resort.
Day 5: Monkey Mia – Carnarvon
B – The dolphins arrive between 7.30 a.m. and 8 a.m. – usually -. 9:00 am Catamaran trip to the turquoise bay of Shark Bay. Afterward, visit Eagle Bay, where with a bit of luck, you can spot whale sharks, dugong, manta rays, and humpback whales. Other stops are Shell Beach and Hamelin Pool. The day ends in Carnarvon.
Day 6: Carnarvon – Coral Bay
B – We continue north to Coral Bay at Ningaloo Reef Marine Park. We arrive so early that we can explore the wonderful underwater world with the glass-bottom boat. If you want, you can snorkel and explore the corals on your own. The hotel is right on the beach.
Day 7: Coral Bay
B – Free day – dive into the world’s largest fringing reef. Optionally you can go snorkeling or diving, watch whales or just relax on the beach.
Day 8: Coral Bay- Pilbara Region – Tom Price
B, D – Drive through the Gascoyne to the Pilbara Region, from the Gibson Desert the Hamersley Ranges. The daily goal is Tom Price.
Day 9: Tom Price – Karijini National Park – Auski Roadhouse
B, L – On the drive from Tom Price to Munjinea (Auski Roadhouse), we visit the Karijini National Park: We hike the Dales Gorge, Circular Pool, Fern Pool, Fortesque Falls, and the Munjinea East Gorge. We spend the night in a roadhouse;
Day 10: Auski Roadhouse – Port Hedland – 80 Mile Beach
B – Today you can see the typical, mighty road trains, the Chichester Ranges, the endlessly long iron ore trains that enter the port of Port Hedland. The journey goes on through the Great Sandy Desert to 80 Mile Beach – overnight on a deserted beach. There’s a traditional Aussie BBQ tonight.
Day 11: 80 Mile Beach – Broome
B – Today we reach Baden Baden in Western Australia – Broome. We leave the foothills of the “Great Sandy Desert” behind and drive parallel to 80 Mile Beach (380km). The area is sparsely populated—evening in Broome, the center of pearl farming (2 nights).
Day 12: Broome
F – Free day on the beautiful ocean coast: Aboriginal people, pearl fishing, the fine sandy Cable Beach. 4-hour city tour (optional)