SHORTLIST

West Coast Adventure

Perth to Darwin
18 days, 33 meals. Explore the length of Australia’s west coast from Perth to Kununurra, with a stay in the Kimberley’s El Questro Wilderness Park. Then head on through the Northern Territory via Katherine and Nitmiluk National Park to Darwin.

Trip notes
  • Itinerary, hotels and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included
  • Airport transfers and porterage are included

Tour details
Tour Provider Travel Marvel
Price From
$11,695
Number of Days
18
Start Location
Perth, Australia
End Location
Perth, Australia
Age Range
Avg. 45+
Group Size
10 to 45
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
No specific theme
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Itinerary Open all
Day 1 - Arrive Perth
Be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a city sights tour of Perth including a guided walk of Kings Park, perched on Mt Eliza. Absorb the city views before a special Welcome Dinner.
Day 2 - Perth, Nambung National Park, The Pinnacles, Kalbarri
Travel to the wheatbelt region of Western Australia and the southern gateway of Australia’s stunning Coral Coast, where you’ll witness the sublime beauty of the Nambung National Park and see the limestone pillars and the wonders of the Pinnacles. Continue to the resort town of Kalbarri, situated at the mouth of the Murchison River overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Day 3 - Kalbarri Skywalk, Monkey Mia
Enjoy the Kalbarri Skywalk this morning and take in incredible views of the spectacular gorge and surrounding area. Next you’ll set out for the World Heritage-listed Shark Bay, and later continue to Monkey Mia where you’ll savour two wonderful Insider Experiences.
Day 4 - Monkey Mia, Exmouth
Start today with a short stroll down to the shallows of Dolphin Beach to partake in the daily dolphin feeding experience (subject to appearance). With your feet on the sand, look on as wild dolphins swim up to the shore where they are hand fed by rangers. After your wildlife experience, head north and see the coastal scenery as you travel from Monkey Mia to beautiful Exmouth.
Day 5 - Ningaloo Reef Marine Park, Exmouth
Visit the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef Marine Park for today’s Insider Experience. Continue to Vlamingh Head for stunning views of Western Australia’s coastline and the Northwest Cape.
Day 6 - Exmouth, The Pilbara, Karijini National Park
Travelling inland from Exmouth, you’ll pass through the striking ancient outback landscapes of the Pilbara. Spectacular, sparsely populated, and containing evidence of both the world’s oldest pre-historic lifeforms and oldest continuous living culture, the Pilbara is a privilege to explore. Admire the scenery during your journey to beautiful Karijini National Park, your home for the next two nights.
Day 7 - Tom Price, Karijini National Park
This morning you’ll visit the remote mining town of Tom Price, nestled deep in the Hamersley Range. Here, enjoy a tour of the Tom Price Mine before returning to Karijini. This afternoon, experience the beauty of the park on visits to the stunning oases of Joffre Falls and Dales Gorge, where crystal-clear water and vibrant rock amphitheatres provide a haven in the outback setting.
Day 8 - Karijini National Park, Port Hedland
Depart Karijini National Park today and continue over the fiery landscapes of the Pilbara, journeying north to the coastal hub of Port Hedland.
Day 9 - Port Hedland, Great Sandy Desert, Broome
Soak in more unique landscapes on the road today as you travel through the Great Sandy Desert before arriving in the historic pearling town of Broome.
Day 10 - Broome
After breakfast at your hotel, you have the entire day to enjoy this spectacular location at leisure. Perhaps go for a stroll through town, head to the striking red rock faces of Gantheaume Point or set out for some optional touring.
Day 11 - Broome, Fitzroy Crossing
Today you’ll leave the coast behind and head inland to the remote township of Fitzroy Crossing, set on the banks of the magnificent Fitzroy River and home to many significant cultural sites.
Day 12 - Fitzroy Crossing, Yiyili, Halls Creek
Enjoy an Insider Experience then journey to Halls Creek, situated on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, Australia’s second largest desert.
Day 13 - Halls Creek, El Questro Wilderness Park
Enjoy the beautiful, rugged scenery of the Kimberley as you travel through the heart of the region to El Questro Wilderness Park.
Day 14 - El Questro Wilderness Park, Kununurra
Enjoy a soak in the natural thermal pools of Zebedee Springs. Surrounded by a forest of green palm trees and with a soundtrack of birdsong, you’ll feel your cares melt away. Then, join a guided cruise along Chamberlain Gorge before heading to Kununurra.
Day 15 - Lake Argyle, Ord River, Kununurra
Today, arrive in Lake Argyle where you’ll join a wildlife cruise on the Ord River and discover its fascinating ecological system.
Day 16 - Kununurra, Katherine
Depart Kununurra and travel through Timber Creek en route to Katherine. Relax in this amazing setting over dinner this evening.
Day 17 - Katherine, Darwin
Cruise through Nitmiluk Gorge. Then visit Adelaide River and the heritage-listed Adelaide River War Cemetery en route to Darwin. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner.
Day 18 - Depart Darwin
Enjoy a guided tour of Darwin including a visit to the fascinating Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility. After the town tour, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Inclusions
  • 17 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • 33 meals - 17 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 15 dinners
  • Unwind during a Sunset cruise on Shark Bay
  • Embark on a cruise over World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef
  • Visit El Questro Wilderness Park
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Departure dates
Start End Availability Price NZD
02 Jun 2024 19 Jun 2024 Limited $11,695
25 Jun 2024 12 Jul 2024 Available $11,695
14 Jul 2024 31 Jul 2024 Available $12,395
13 Aug 2024 30 Aug 2024 Available $12,395
25 Aug 2024 11 Sep 2024 Available $12,395