Monkey Mia Dolphins & West Coast

Discover the Batavia Coast and the wildflowers in Kalbarri National Park (seasonal). Be charmed by the Monkey Mia dolphins and the stromatolites at Hamelin Pool will arouse your sense of wonder. Discover Aboriginal culture and traditions at Yanchep National Park, and the cosmopolitan cities of Perth and Fremantle


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5 Days from $2,037* per adult, twin share 

Guided Holiday | Fremantle to Perth
 

Inclusions:

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Meals:
    • 4 Full buffet breakfasts
    • 2 Dinners
    • 1 Farewell Dinner
  • Airport transfers (flights not included)
    • Day prior – flights to arrive anytime into Perth Airport
    • Day 5 – flights to depart anytime from Perth Airport

Highlights:

  • Monkey Mia is known for its marine life; explore by boat at sunset or experience Indigenous culture by firelight.
  • Encounter the dolphins of Monkey Mia and meander through the limestone formations of the Pinnacles in Nambung National Park.
  • Relax on the shores of Shark Bay as you watch the sunset and the dolphins drift past.
  • Learn about Aboriginal culture at Yanchep National Park and discover how your visits help local custodians sustain their culture.

Tour Code: WPMP





Itinerary

Day 1: Fremantle - Geraldton

Today you’ll meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for your journey to Geraldton. Heading north to Yanchep National Park, you’ll enjoy a fantastic Aboriginal Cultural Experience in a bush setting. Meet your entertaining Indigenous guide Derek Nannup, a local Nyoongar man, who’ll share with you their way of life and will treat you to the enchanting sounds of the didgeridoo. It’s a hands-on experience where you’ll have the chance to touch and feel traditional Aboriginal tools. Continue to Nambung National Park, home of the marvellous Pinnacles, a series of intriguing limestone formations. On arrival in Geraldton, you’ll visit the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial and have time on your own to discover the seaside township.

Hotel: Mantra Geraldton



Day 2: Geraldton - Monkey Mia     

Travel to the crystal blue waters and pristine white shell and sandy beaches of Monkey Mia, in the UNESCO World Heritage listed Shark Bay Marine Park. The afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps take an optional experience scenic flight over Shark Bay Marine Park or a wildlife cruise aboard a catamaran to spot sea creatures great and small. This evening, sit back with a cocktail or cool beer and watch the world go by as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean.

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Monkey Mia - Kalbarri National Park

Every morning, Monkey Mia’s wild dolphins swim to shore to be fed. After a leisurely breakfast overlooking the calm waters of the bay, watch the famous dolphins swim into shore (as dolphins are wild their appearance cannot be guaranteed). Visit fascinating Shell Beach, one of only two in the world, formed from billions of coquina bivalve shells up to ten metres deep. Later, travel to Hamelin Pool to see the world’s best known colony of Stromatolites. Dating back to the beginning of life on earth, while they may not appear alive, these living structures have helped scientists unravel the history of life on earth! Venture into Kalbarri National Park to view the spectacular scenery of Murchison River Gorge from a perfect vantage point. Keep an eye out for graceful Peregrine Falcons hunting along the gorges and cliffs. During wildflower season, the National Park is abloom with many a variety of wildflower. You’ll spot Acacia, Banksia, Caladenia and more!

Hotel: Kalbarri Edge Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner 


Day 4: Kalbarri National Park - Perth

On your way south, travel past Hutt Lagoon, one of the famous Pink Lakes in Western Australia. This evening join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner. What a great opportunity to share a few laughs as you recount stories from your time together!

Hotel: Travelodge Perth

Meals Included: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner


Day 5: Farewell From Perth 

Say farewell to your new-found friends and this magical part of the country after breakfast when you are transferred to Perth Airport for your onward flight.

Meals Included: Breakfast


*Terms and Conditions: Price correct as of 15 July 2021. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation. Dates and itineraries are valid until 31 December 2021. Beyond 31 December 2021 dates and itineraries are indicative only. Prices, itineraries and inclusions are subject to availability and can change at any time without notice. Booking, payment and cancellation conditions apply. Contact your travel agent for full details. SUPPLIER: AAT Kings