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2017

Manjimup Cherry Festival – Gnomesville
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Sat 09 to Sun 10 December 2017 (2 days)
$495 pp (Seniors $445) S/Supp $70

Experience the colours and tastes of the Manjimup Cherry Harmony Festival which celebrates the diversity of the horticultural industry in the Manjimup region.  To top off this fabulous weekend, we visit the Harvey Dickson Country Music Centre in Boyup Brook, and then a visit to the thousands of gnomes at Gnomesville – a very popular growing tourist spot not to be missed.

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  • Boyup Brook
  • Harvey Dickson Country Music Centre
  • Gnomesville
  • Bunbury
  • Complimentary box of cherries
  • Donnelly River
  • Motel accommodation
  • Most meals
  • Air-conditioned transport

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2018

Albany – Esperance Explorer (choice of two tour dates)esperance, esperance tour, tours to esperance, tours of western australia, tours for seniors, seniors tours of australia, australian tours for seniors, seniors tours of wa, seniors tours to esperance
Sat 17 – Fri 23 Feb 2018 OR
Sun 20 – Sat 26 May 2018
$1,970 (Seniors $1,920) S/Supp $470

Come with us to Albany, the oldest settled town in WA, and Esperance which has some of the best beaches in the world.

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  • ANZAC Centre / Whale World
  • Bremer Bay
  • Hopetoun
  • Stonehenge
  • Woody Island boat cruise
  • Norseman
  • Holland Track
  • Mulka’s Cave / Wave Rock
  • Day 1  Depart Perth, stop in Collie for morning tea, then a stop at Harvey Dickson’s Country Music Centre in Boyup Brook. Continue through Franklin River, Rocky Gully and stop at Albany. (D)
    Day 2  We visit some of Albany’s attractions – Mt Clarence and the Desert Mounted Corps Memorial; the National ANZAC Centre; the Gap; the Natural Bridge and Whale World. (B,D)
    Day 3  Today we travel to Box Hill, Bremer Bay near the Southern Ocean, then Jerramungup for lunch. We continue to Fitzgerald National Park and Hopetoun where we settle for the night. (B,D)
    Day 4  A short drive to Esperance today where we visit Cape Le Grand National Park, Lucky Bay, Rossiter Bay, Hellfire Bay, Le Grande Beach, and Thistle Cove. We also visit Esperance’s Stonehenge! (B,D)
    Day 5  Today we relax on a boat cruise to Woody Island, followed by a leisurely drive in the afternoon around the Great Ocean Drive, visiting beaches and bays and the famous Pink Lake. (B,D)
    Day 6  We leave Esperance and head towards Norseman, passing Salmon Gums and Lake Dundas. Short stop in Norseman and then it’s on to the Norseman Hyden Road, travelling on some of the Holland Track and past Lake Johnson. Overnight in Hyden. (B,D)
    Day 7  We explore the Hyden area (Mulka’s Cave and Wave Rock) before heading  to Kondinin and Brookton, and finally Perth. (B)

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Margaret River Food and Wine Trail – 5 Days (choice of two tour dates)margaret river, tours to margaret river, margaret river wine, margaret river tours for seniors, tours to margaret river, tours of western australia, tours of wa, wa tours to margaret river
Sat 03 – Wed 07 March 2018 OR
Sun 19 – Thu 23 August 2018
$1,370  (Seniors $1,320) S/Supp $310

Margaret River is one of Australia’s best wine and food producing regions, and is known for its scenic coastline, beaches, and forests.

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  • Margaret River Chocolate Factory
  • Watershed Winery
  • Boranup Forest
  • Canal Rocks
  • Leeuwin Estate Tour
  • Cheeky Monkey Brewery
  • Providore Food and Winery
  • Eagles Heritage Estate
  • Dunsborough
  • Meelup Beach
  • Bunbury
  • Day 1  Departing Perth, we head to Australind for morning tea, then continue to the iconic Busselton Jetty to visit the Underwater Observatory. Later we visit the Chocolate Factory and Watershed winery for tastings before stopping at our accommodation. (D)
    Day 2  We explore Boranup Forest and Canal Rocks, followed by shopping and sightseeing in Margaret River in the afternoon. (B,D)
    Day 3  We visit Leeuwin Estate for a tour and tasting, and the Cheeky Monkey Brewery for lunch, beer and cider tastings. (B,L,D)
    Day 4  Today we visit Providore Food and Winery for wine, liqueur, jam, preserves, olive oil, spice and dessert tastings! Later we enjoy a visit to the Eagles Heritage Estate to see the largest collections of eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls in Australia.(B,D)
    Day 5  We visit Dunsborough and Meelup Beach this morning, then Bunbury for lunch on our way home to Perth. (B)

     

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Tasmania, the Apple Isle – 12 Days (choice of two tour dates)tasmania tours, tours of tasmania, tasmian tours for seniors, seniors tours of tasmania
Tue 13 – Sat 24 March 2018 OR
Sat 20 – Wed 31 October 2018
$4,490  (Seniors $4,440) S/Supp $850

Wonderful scenery, abundant wildlife, gourmet food and wine. Explore Hobart city’s sights and waterfront before venturing to Mt Field National Park. Witness the natural beauty of Russell Falls, Lake St Clair, Cradle Mountain, the Freycinet National Park and more…

Included:

  • Flights Perth-Hobart-PerthTasmania the apple isle, tasmania, tours to tasmania, tasmania tours for seniors
  • Port Arthur
  • Wall of Wood
  • Russell Falls
  • Lake St Clair
  • Queenstown
  • Strahan
  • Gordon River cruise
  • Sarah Island
  • Cradle Mountain
  • Sheffield
  • Launceston
  • Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees
  • Bridestowe Lavender Estate
  • Freycinet Peninsula
  • Wineglass Bay cruise
  • Ross Bridge
  • Day 1  Fly to Hobart where we are met by our crew and transferred to our motel for dinner and a good night’s sleep.(D)
    Day 2  Visit Battery Point, Salamanca Place, the Botanical Gardens and Mt Nelson (amazing views of Hobart)! Free time later in the city to explore at leisure.(B,D)
    Day 3  Travel to Australia’s most infamous prison at  the penal colony of Port Arthur, then on to Hell’s Kitchen – the channel between Macquarie Heads on the west and Entrance Island on the east. (B,D)
    Day 4  Travel to New Norfolk and the magnificent Mt Field National Park to see the spectacular three-tiered Russell Falls. Continue up to Lake St Clair, and visit the Wall in the Wilderness (a fascinating sculpture where artist Greg Duncan has hand-carved a series of scenes into panels commemorating those who shaped the area’s past and present). We continue on a scenic drive to Queenstown. (B,D)
    Day 5  Across to Strahan today for a Gordon River Cruise, where the wilderness comes to the water’s edge. Stop at Sarah Island and discover the ruins of the penal colony. After lunch on board we return to Stahan for free time to explore this historic town. (B,L)
    Day 6  Visit the mining and hydroelectric towns of Rosebery and Tullah on the way to Cradle Mountain National Park. Join our Tour Director for a guided walk around Dove Lake, then meander through the forest and alpine heathlands on a purpose-built boardwalk.  Overnight stay in Sheffield – town of murals. (B,D)
    Day 7  We travel to Devonport,on the mouth of the Mersey River, and continue to Exeter and Beaconsfield (remembered for the tragic Beaconsfield gold mine collapse in 2006). We have a tour of the mine, and then head to Launceston, our home for the next two nights. (B,D)
    Day 8  On to George Town, the 1805 convict-built pilot station at Low Head, then to Bridport on Anderson Bay, Granite Point, and Scottsdale.  An afternoon visit to the Bridestowe Lavender Estate for some famous lavender ice-cream! Return to Launceston via Lilydale’s stunning waterfalls.  (B)
    Day 9  Visit Legerwood today to look at the Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees (sculptures of World War One soldiers of Dorset, Tasmania). Next stop is the old tin town of Derby, then on to Branxholm, and St Helens, situated on George Bay, known as the game fishing capital of Tasmania and renowned for its oysters. (B,D)
    Day 10  Experience the exquisite beauty of Wineglass Bay on a four-hour cruise of the Freycinet Peninsula with a local guide.  Experience breathtaking Freycinet National Park, with its pink granite mountains, coastal dunes and dry eucalypt forests. (B,L)
    Day 11  Journey to Swansea and historic Ross, the finest nineteenth century village in Australia. Visit the exquisite Ross Bridge with its 186 carvings depicting Celtic symbols, flora, fauna and notable personalities of the day, then on to Oatlands with its large number of colonial sandstone buildings, many of them built by convict labour. Later we make our way on the Midlands Highway to Bridgewater and Hobart. (B,D)
    Day 12  This morning we visit Mt Wellington which rises to 1,269 metres above sea level and is frequently covered by snow, then we say our goodbyes before our flights home.(B)

     

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The Great Central Road Experiencegreat central road, tours of australia, seniors tours australia, australian seniors tours
Mon 02 – Sat 14 April 2018 (13 days)
$3,995 pp (Seniors $3,945) S/Supp $750

A tour for those who wish to discover the spectacular scenery of our red centre. Be amazed by the size of our iconic Uluru and the beauty of the nearby Kata Tjuta, marvel at the Coober Pedy “moonscape”, and travel along the Great Central Road.

Included:

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  • Cunderdin Museum
  • Kalgoorlie Super Pit
  • Laverton Mining Museum
  • Great Central Road
  • Giles weather station
  • Lasseter’s Cave
  • Olgas and Uluru
  • Mt Conner
  • Kings Canyon
  • Alice Telegraph Station
  • Trephina Gorge National Park
  • Ross River Homestead
  • Oodnadatta Track
  • Coober Pedy
  • Dog Fence
  • Woomera
  • Mathew Flinders Lookout
  • Wadlata Centre
  • Gibson Desert
  • Day 1  Depart Perth, heading east along the Great Eastern Highway towards Kalgoorlie, stopping at Cunderdin’s pump house museum, Southern Cross and historic Coolgardie. Overnight in Kalgoorlie. (D)
    Day 2 We visit the mind-blowing Super Pit, Mt Charlotte reservoir, and the famous two-up ring, then continue to Menzies, the ghost town of Gwalia, Leonora and Laverton. (B,D)
    Day 3  We are now on the Great Central Road, which runs 1,126 km from Laverton to Yulara in the Northern Territory. Spot wildlife along the way – dingoes, emus, kangaroos, camels, eagles and more…Overnight in Warburton. (B,D).
    Day 4  Into the Gibson Desert where we visit the remote Giles weather station, Warakurna roadhouse, Schwerin Mural Crescent, and Docker River. We visit the legendary Lasseter’s Cave, and catch glimpses of the Olgas (Kata Tjuta) in the distance. Overnight in Yulara. (B,D)
    Day 5 We drive to Ayers Rock and the Olgas, and experience the sheer beauty and spiritual presence of these natural formations. Later we visit the Cultural Centre, and then Yulara Village. There is also an opportunity to fly over both Ayers Rock and the Olgas (own expense). By late afternoon we’ll be back at the Rock for a barbecue dinner and sunset view! (B,D)
    Day 6  We leave Yulara today, stopping at Curtin Springs for morning tea. Next it’s on to Kings Canyon and the Watarrka National Park.  Optional helicopter flights over the ranges (own expense), followed by an evening sunset viewing over the Watarrka National Park.(B,D)
    Day 7  Drive to Alice Springs today, and visit the historic Telegraph Station and ANZAC Hill lookout followed by a visit to Simpson’s Gap. Free time in Alice this afternoon. (B)
    Day 8  An opportunity for an early morning balloon flight (optional) before breakfast. We visit Trephina Gorge Nature Park and Ross River Homestead, then it’s back to Alice Springs tonight.(B,D)
    Day 9  Today we travel to Erldunda and Marla, and continue on to the very unique Coober Pedy, our home for two nights.(B,D)
    Day 10  We enjoy a town tour of Coober Pedy, marveling at the underground homes, and learning the history of this multi-cultural town and its opals. The afternoon is free to explore, buy some opals or do some noodling! (B)
    Day 11  We follow the highway today to Woomera (famous for its history as a rocket test range), then on to Port Augusta on the Spencer’s Gulf. (B,D)
    Day 12  This morning we visit Mathew Flinders Lookout and the Arid Botanical Gardens, followed by a visit to the very informative Wadlata Centre. Later it’s on to Adelaide.(B,D)
    Day 13  We visit the Mt Lofty Summit for views over Adelaide’s city skyline, before being transferred to the airport for our flights home.(B)

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Red Centre Dreaminguluru, ayers rock, tours to uluru, tours to the red centre, seniors tours to ayers rock
Tue 17 – Wed 25 April 2018 (8 days)
$2,810 pp (Seniors $2,760) S/Supp $500

Is there any part of Australia more iconic than the Red Centre? With Uluru at its heart, the surrounding Kata Tjuta and the majestic Kings Canyon, this ancient landscape is not to be missed.

Included:

  • Flights Perth-Alice Springs-Perthtours to ayers rock, ayers rock tours, tours to uluru, uluru australia, tours for seniors to central australia
  • Trephina Gorge
  • Ross River Homestead
  • ANZAC Hill
  • Historic Telegraph Station
  • Uluru and Kata Tjuta (Ayers Rock and the Olgas)
  • Mt Conner
  • Lake Amadeus
  • George Gill Range
  • Kings Canyon (incl helicopter flight over the top)
  • Day 1  Fly Perth to Alice Springs where we are greeted by our crew and transferred to our accommodation for two nights. (D)
    Day 2  Opportunity for an early balloon flight over the MacDonnell Ranges (own expense) before breakfast. Later we visit the historic Telegraph Station, ANZAC Hill Lookout, Desert Park, Simpson’s Gap, and Honeymoon Gap. (B,D)
    Day 3  Today we visit Trephina Gorge Nature Park, and the historic Ross River Homestead, our accommodation for the night. (B,D)
    Day 4  It’s on to Uluru and Kata Tjuta today, with a stop at Mt Conner (often mistaken for Uluru), and Lake Amadeus. We also visit  the 1-million-acre cattle property at Curtin Springs. Accommodation at Yulara (our home for two nights).(B,D)
    Day 5  We continue to explore the Rock and the Olgas today by land and air (flights at own expense), along with a visit to Yulara Village with its specialty shops and resorts. This evening we head back to “The Rock” for a sunset barbecue dinner. (B,D)
    Day 6  On to Kings Canyon in the Watarrka National Park, where we enjoy views from below and above (helicopter flight included).(B,D)
    Day 7  We return to Alice Springs via the Ernest Giles Rd (weather permitting), visiting Stuarts Well Roadhouse on the way. (B,D).
    Day 8  Some free time in Alice Springs town centre this morning before our transfer to the airport for our flight home.

     

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Outback WA Goldfieldsgoldfields tours, tours of the goldfields, tours of kalgoorlie,
Sat 28 April – Thu 03 May 2018 (6 days)
$1,870 pp (Seniors $1,820) S/Supp $420

Follow in the footprints of some of our early explorers and mining pioneers. Discover how they survived in this hot, dry and unforgiving land and see how the discovery of gold and precious metals have shaped our future

Included:

  • Lake Ballard Statues
  • Kookynie/ Niagara Dam
  • Super Pit Mine Tour
  • Loopline Railway Museum
  • Boulder Town Hall / Goatcher Curtain
  • RFDS Centre                            
  • Hannan’s North Tourist Mine
  • Lake Lefroy
  • Lake Johnson
  • Wave Rock and Mulka’s Cave
  • Day 1  Departing Perth, we travel to York for morning tea, then on to Merredin for lunch. We continue past Southern Cross and stop at Coolgardie on our way to Kalgoorlie, our accommodation for four nights. (D)
    Day 2  We visit the once-thriving towns of Broad Arrow and Ora Banda, stopping at the two-up ring on the way, then on past Menzies to see the Lake Ballard statues. We also visit historic Kookynie and Niagara Dam on our way back to Kalgoorlie. (B,D)
    Day 3  We explore the towns of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, starting with a mine tour of the Super Pit. We also visit the Loop Line museum, the Goatcher Curtain at the Boulder Town Hall, and Hammond Park. (B,D)
    Day 4  Today we have a tour of the Royal Flying Doctor Centre, and a visit to the Hannans North Tourist Mine. (B,D)
    Day 5  It’s on to Norseman via Kambalda and Lake Lefroy, then after lunch we make our way via some of the Holland Track to Hyden, stopping at the impressive Lake Johnson on the way. (B,D).
    Day 6  This morning we visit the legendary Mulka’s Cave, Wave Rock, and Hippo’s Yawn, then continue though Kondinin, Corrigin and Brookton to our last stop at Perth. (B)

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Flinders Ranges / Lake Eyre / Coober Pedy
Fri 27 April – Sun 06 May 2018 (10 Days)
$3,270 pp (Seniors $3,250) S/Supp $750

A magnificent tour of the Flinders Ranges and iconic Marree, the start of the Birdsville Track. We include views of south Lake Eyre, the largest lake in Australia, and Coober Pedy, known for its opals and underground dwellings.

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  • Mt Lofty
  • Port Pirie
  • Wadlata Centre
  • Quorn
  • Hawker
  • Wilpena Pound
  • Blinman
  • Marree
  • Alberrie Creek
  • Birdsville Track
  • Coober Pedy town tour
  • Woomera
  • Day 1  Fly to Adelaide, home of festivals and food, arts and culture. We visit Mt Lofty in the Adelaide Hills and view panoramic views across Adelaide’s city skyline to the coast, then head to our accommodation for the first night of our tour. (D)
    Day 2  Today we drive to Port Pirie for a town tour then we have free time to explore. Later we continue to Port Augusta which is situated on the Spencer’s Gulf. Here we visit the very informative Wadlata Centre for a journey back in time. (B,D)
    Day 3  We take a delightful drive to Quorn this morning, stopping for morning tea and then continuing on to Hawker to visit the Jeff Morgan Gallery. Later we arrive at Wilpena Pound in the Flinders Ranges for a two-night stopover. (B,D).
    Day 4  Today we explore Wilpena Pound and have a chance to fly over the ranges before an afternoon visit to the little town of Blinman, the highest town in South Australia. (B)
    Day 5  We leave Wilpena Pound today and travel through the Flinders Ranges to Parachilna and then Leigh Creek, visiting the ruins of Farina on the way to Marree, situated at the junction of the Oodnadatta Track and the Birdsville Trace.  Marree is our home for two nights. (B,D)
    Day 6  Today it’s on to Lake Eyre, stopping at Alberrie Creek along the way. Later we have an opportunity for flights over Lake Eyre (own expense), and time to explore the little town of Marree. (B,D)
    Day 7  We continue on to Coober Pedy today, one of the biggest towns in South Australia, and home to 92% of Australia’s opals. It is also one of Australia’s most multi-cultural towns, and is well-known for its underground dwellings. On the way, we stop at William Creek, an historic old pub on the Oodnadatta Track, and the famous dog fence. (B,D)
    Day 8  We have a town tour of Coober Pedy this morning, learning all about its fascinating history, and finishing with an opportunity to buy some opals, try some noodling, and explore this iconic town. (B)
    Day 9  Today we continue on the Stuart Highway, with stops on the way at Lake Hart and Woomera. Woomera came into existence because of Britain’s defence requirements following World War II. We continue on the Stuart Highway for an afternoon visit to the Mathew Flinders Lookout before arriving at our accommodation in Port Augusta. (B,D)
    Day 10  We head back to Adelaide today to catch our flights back to Perth. (B).

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Gibb River / Bungle Bunglesgibb river, gibb river road, bungle bungles,
Wed 13 – Fri 22 June 2018 (10 Days)
$4,650 pp (Seniors $4,600) S/Supp $1,100 4×4 vehicle

A very popular tour, taking in the best of the iconic Kimberley region including the Bungle Bungle range, Cathedral Gorge, Geikie Gorge, Bells Gorge, Lake Argyle and the fertile farmlands of Kununurra.

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  • Flights Perth- Kununurra-Perth
  • Gibb River Road
  • Tunnel Creek
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  • Windjana Gorge
  • King Leopold Range
  • Bell Gorge
  • Galvan’s Gorge
  • Cockburn Range
  • Home Valley Station
  • Pentecost River
  • El Questro
  • Zebedee Springs
  • Hidden Valley
  • Fitzroy Crossing
  • Halls Creek
  • China Wall
  • Bungle Bungles
  • Purnululu National Park
  • Cathedral Gorge
  • Geikie Gorge cruise
  • Day 1  We arrive in Kununurra and begin with a visit to the diversion dam, Ivanhoe Crossing, Zebra Rock Gallery, and the farmland areas. Overnight in Kununurra. (D)
    Day 2  An early start today. We journey to Purnululu National Park, where the black and orange striped domes of the Bungle Bungle ascend to 578 metres above sea level. Full of geological and Indigenous cultural significance, this place is just mesmerizing! Opportunity for a helicopter flight in the afternoon (own expense). (B,D)
    Day 3  We explore Purnululu National Park and the Bungle Bungle range today, walk along Piccaninny Creek, and visit the natural amphitheater of Cathedral Gorge. Later we visit Echidna Chasm Walk, and Mini Palms Walk before heading back to our accommodation. (B,L,D)
    Day 4  We leave the park today and visit Old Halls Creek, the unusual China Wall and Caroline Pool. Overnight in Halls Creek. (B,D)
    Day 5  Today we’re off to Fitzroy Crossing, stopping at Mary River for morning tea. Later we enjoy a cruise on beautiful Geikie Gorge. (B,D)
    Day 6  Today we visit the extraordinary 750-metre long Tunnel Creek, and the sheer cliffs and white sands at Windjana Gorge (look out for freshwater crocodiles)! (B,L,D)
    Day 7  Travelling on the Gibb River Road today. We are in the heart of the Kimberley, passing spectacular landscapes, intensely coloured ranges, dramatic gorges, deep rock pools and spectacular waterfalls. We visit Bell Gorge for a relaxing dip below the stunning waterfall, then it’s off to Galvan’s Gorge for another swim. (B,L,D)
    Day 8  We cross Barnett River this morning, then continue on the Gibb River Road to Ellenbrae Station for morning tea with scones and cream. Later we arrive at Home Valley Station and its surrounding areas made famous by Baz Luhrmann’s movie “Australia”. In the afternoon we enjoy drinks and nibbles at the lookout and watch the sun set over the Cockburn Range. (B)
    Day 9  Today we cross the mighty Pentecost River, visit El Questro, and Zebedee Springs for a revitalizing dip, and Emma Gorge for a hike. Overnight in Kununurra. (B,D)
    Day 10  Our last day. You have an opportunity for an early flight over the Bungle Bungles and Lake Argyle (own expense) before breakfast. We visit nearby Mirima National Park, Kelly’s Knob, and the Sandalwood Factory before our transfers to the airport for flights home. (B)

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Kimberley Dreamingkimberley, kimberley tours,tours to the kimberley, seniors tours to the kimberley
Thu 28 June – Fri 06 July 2018 (9 days)
$3,690 pp (Seniors $3,640) S/Supp $610

Explore the stunning scenery of Western Australia’s popular Kimberley region. Massive boab trees dotting the landscape, rugged mountain ranges and long, winding river will keep you mesmerized, and the variety of wildlife will keep your cameras clicking. Keep an eye out for crocs!

Included:

  • Flights to and from Perth
  • Helicopter flight over Lake Argyle
  • El Questro Station
  • Emma Gorge
  • Cockburn Ranges
  • Ord River Cruise
  • Durack Homestead
  • Lake Argyle Cruise
  • Zebra Rock Gallery
  • Tunnel Creek and Windjana Gorge
  • China Wall
  • Flights over Bungle Bungles-optional
  • Day 1  After our flight to Kununurra we begin right away with a visit to the very interesting Zebra Rock Gallery where you can buy some of your very own zebra rock, and try their famous mango smoothie. Later we share drinks and nibbles with fellow passengers before dinner. (D)
    Day 2  Today we travel along the Gibb River Road to Zebedee Hot Springs where we can enjoy a dip in the thermal springs. We continue into El Questro station and have lunch with our fellow passengers, then continue to Emma Gorge  for an afternoon stop before heading back to Kununurra.(B)
    Day 3  You have the opportunity for an early morning flight over the Bungle Bungle Range and Lake Argyle (own expense). After breakfast we enjoy a lovely cruise up the Ord River to Lake Argyle, spotting crocodiles and birdlife along the way. At the dam wall we are met by our driver and taken to the lookout for stunning views of the lake and river. Overnight at Lake Argyle Resort. (B,D)
    Day 4  Sightseeing from the air this morning by helicopter for views over the Lake Argyle area and the Carr Boyd Ranges. We also visit the iconic Durack Homestead, and enjoy a cruise on the lake. (B,D)
    Day 5  We head to Warmun, formerly known as Turkey Creek, for morning tea, then continue on to the town of Halls Creek, our stop for the night.(B,D)
    Day 6  We start with a trip to historic Old Halls Creek, the site of the first gold discovery in WA, then visit the white quartz “China Wall”. Later we enjoy a stop at Mary River for afternoon tea before continuing to Fitzroy Crossing, our stop for the night. (B,D)
    Day 7  Today we travel to Tunnel Creek, made famous by the Aboriginal warrior Jandamarra. Tunnel Creek features a 750-metre tunnel which has worn through the Napier Range. We also visit the 3.5 km Windjana Gorge (spot the freshwater crocodiles)! (B,L,D)
    Day 8  We continue on to Derby today and visit the famous Prison Tree. Derby is also known for its street lined with boab trees. We check out the historic jetty and continue on to Broome in time for our evening meal at Cable Beach as the sun goes down. (B,D)
    Day 9  A town tour of Broome, followed by time for shopping, and a quick visit to some surrounding areas before our flights home.(B)

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WA’s Coral Coast / Karijinikalbarri, coral coast, wa, seniors tours of wa, coral coast tours for seniors
Wed 11 – Sun 22 July 2018 (12 Days)
$3,500 pp (Seniors $3,450) S/Supp $750

Discover some of the world’s most diverse marine habitats just metres away from pristine beaches. You’ll love meeting Monkey Mia’s famous dolphins up close, and the diversity of Karijini’s gorges will take your breath away.

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  • Perth – Broome flight
  • Cable Beach
  • 80 Mile Beach
  • Karijini National Parkseniors tours wa, coral coast wa, tours of wa coast, kalbarri, broome, exmouth
  • Exmouth
  • Coral Bay cruise
  • Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum
  • Hamelin Pool
  • Shell Beach
  • Denham
  • Monkey Mia cruise
  • Eagle Bluff
  • Kalbarri National Park
  • Red Bluff
  • Lynton Convict Settlement
  • Day 1  Fly Perth to Broome and explore this fascinating pearling town. We visit Gantheaume Beach, Anastasia’s Pool, and the Chinese and Japanese cemetery. We check into our accommodation and later enjoy an evening sunset meal at Cable Beach with our fellow passengers. (D)
    Day 2  A leisurely drive to stunning 80 Mile Beach, one of WA’s more famous beaches. We enjoy a stroll on the white sandy beach, taking in the endless ocean views. This is one place where we can enjoy sunrise and sunset at the same spot. (B,D)
    Day 3  Today we travel inland to Tom Price, passing Karijini National Park on the way, which we’ll explore tomorrow. (B,D).
    Day 4  Explore the picturesque Dale’s Gorge, Fortescue Falls, Circular Pool, and Fern Pool – where you can enjoy a refreshing dip. Two-night stop in Tom Price. (B,L)
    Day 5  We leave Tom Price and travel to Nanutarra Roadhouse for morning tea, viewing classic Pilbara countryside along the way – golden spinifex, bright blue sky, and the famous Pilbara red earth! We continue to Exmouth, our accommodation for the night. (B,D)
    Day 6  This morning we visit the Vlamingh Head Lighthouse which stands on the northernmost tip of the Cape Range, before free time in town before we head to Coral Bay. (B)
    Day 7  This morning we start the day with a cruise of the Ningaloo Reef in a glass bottom boat, then later we travel to Carnarvon. (B,D)
    Day 8  Explore the wonders of space at the Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then on to beautiful Shell Beach, and the stromatolites at Hamelin Pool, stopping at Denham overnight. (B,D)
    Day 9  A short drive across the Peron Peninsula to visit the world-famous Monkey Mia dolphins, and a cruise on the bay. Later we visit Eagle Bluff Boardwalk. (B)
    Day 10  Departing Denham, we drive to Kalbarri via the Murchison River and Hawks Head Lookout. (B,D)
    Day 11  We take a short drive to Kalbarri National Park to see Nature’s Window, the Loop and Z-Bend Gorge. Later we visit Red Bluff Lookout, finishing with a sunset cruise on the Murchison River. (B,D)
    Day 12  It’s back to Perth today via Northampton and Geraldton, stopping at the HMAS Sydney Memorial, and Jurien Bay. (B)

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