This adventure from Perth to Adelaide will take you to the famous Wave Rock, the beautiful beaches of Esperance, Cape Le Grand National Park, Newman Rocks, Nullarbor Plain, Baird Bay and Port Lincoln. Two nights you'll spend bush camping, one night on a farm and five nights camping under the stars. Enjoy sand boarding and surfing along the way as well as a nocturnal wildlife tour. In Port Lincoln you'll have the opportunity to go cage diving with Sharks, if that's your cup of tea. The tour ends in Adelaide on day nine.
Max Passengers: 18
AUD $1395.00EUR €970.00GBP £835.00
|Route||Perth to Adelaide|
|Price (adult)||AUD $1395.00EUR €970.00GBP £835.00|
|Valid||31 March 2014 - 30 March 2015|
Itinerary: day by day
Day 1 – Perth to Fitzgerald River National Park
DEFAULT PICK UP: YHA Perth, 07:00am
Our adventure starts by travelling East over the Darling Ranges. After a morning break at the historictownship of York we continue on to the iconic rock formation of Wave Rock. After lunch we drive furtherSouth to our camp in the Fitzgerald River National Park. (LD)
Day 2 – Fitzgerald River National Park to Esperance
Today we arrive in Esperance and explore the beautiful beach-side town. We set up camp at Cape Le GrandNational Park, only metres from a postcard perfect beach. The afternoon is dedicated to exploring thestunning coastal park as well as a hike up the granite formation known as Frenchman Peak. (BLD)
Day 3 – Cape Le Grand to Newman Rocks
Enjoy some free time this morning to explore this beautiful area. Take a coastal walk, go for a swim, bodysurf or just relax with a book while lying on the pure white beach (although you may have to share with thelocal kangaroos). Late morning we travel along the Eyre Highway and set up our bush camp for the evening.(BLD)
Day 4 – Newman Rocks to Koonalda
Today will certainly give you a great sense of the sheer size of this vast and ancient land. We’ll be travellingacross underground caves and lake systems along the largest solid piece of limestone in the world – theNullabor Plain. We pass through diverse Australian country and stop to visit the Eucla Telegraph Station now buried by sand dunes. Then it’s on to Koonalda Homestead ruins where we stay for the night. (BLD)
Day 5 – Koonalda to Coodlie Park Farm
Back on the road, we see the beautiful Nullarbor Cliffs before stopping at the famous wombat-camelkangarooroad sign for a great photo opportunity. In season (June – October) the Southern Right Whales migrate to the Head of the Bight. We then drive onto the Nullarbor Plain and cross the dingo fence through Yalata Aboriginal lands.
Looking for some culture? We make a stop at the Ceduna Arts and Cultural centre to learn about thedifferent styles and meaning behind some Indigenous art. Our camp for the next two nights is Coodlie ParkFarm Retreat. (BLD)
Day 6 – Coodlie Park Farm Retreat
Today we drive to Baird Bay, a small fishing village which offers a range of optional activities including a boatexperience and swimming with dolphins and Australian sea lions. A short drive brings us to Murphy’sHaystacks where we’ll see incredible granite rock formations sculptured into weird and interesting shapesover the past millions of years.
Our hosts at Crocodile Park (where we stay for the night) will take us on anocturnal wildlife tour searching for Australia’s national emblems: kangaroos, wombats and emus. (BLD)
Day 7 – Coodlie Park to Port Lincoln
Ever wanted to learn to surf? This morning we get the chance to catch some waves before we hit the roadand visit the quirky Colton Baker. At Locks Well we go for a walk along the man -made 291 steps that gostraight down a cliff face to one of the regions premier salmon beach fishing hotspots. Our overnight campis at Mikkira Station with koalas causally nestling in the trees around our camp. (BLD)
Day 8 – Port Lincoln
Today is adventure day! If you’re looking for an adrenalin rush then why not come face to face with a GreatWhite Shark on a cage dive (optional experience and at own expense). Later we make a visit to Whalers Way Conservation Park and then we’re off for a swim with tuna in Port Lincoln.
This unique experience is kind oflike swimming with lightning as these massive fish go into frenzy as you snorkel around the tuna cage. At Glen Forest Wildlife Park we get up close and personal with more Australian wildlife before heading to ourovernight camp. (BLD)
Day 9 – Port Lincoln to Adelaide
Today we head through Whyalla then into Port Augusta and the Wadlatta Cultural Centre. From here wetravel through the beautiful Southern Flinders Ranges for our last bushwalk together before arriving intoAdelaide for our final goodbye. (BL)
B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | D = Dinner
Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to tour guide before departure. Please refer to terms and conditions for more details.
Departure location : Default pick up: YHA Perth at 07:00am. Other pick up locations available are: Billabong Backpackers at 06:20am; Brittania on William at 06:45am; Wellington St Tourist Coach Stand at 07:00am.
Arrival location : Select Adelaide accommodation early evening Day 9.
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Travel in air-conditioned mini coach with a max 18 passengers, all meals, entrance fees and activities including learn to surf and swim with tuna, 2 nights bush camping (no facilities), 1 night farm stay accommodation and other nights on camp grounds with showers, toilets and an Aussie country pub experience, all camping equipment (except sleeping bag), all national park entry and camping fees.
Optional Experiences (at own expense):
- Swim with Sea lions and Dolphins ($140)
- Great White Shark Cage Diving Adventures [$495 - incls wetsuit hire + highlights video package valued at $70]
What to bring
- Sturdy walking shoes
- hat and sunscreen
- towel and toiletries
- swimming gear
- warm clothing in winter
- water bottle
- insect repellent
- sleeping bag (not available for hire or purchase on the tour, so please bring your own).
- Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted due to seasonal conditions, weather extremes,traditional owner and national park requirements. See terms and conditions for full details.
- Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to tour guidebefore departure.
- Tour is operated as a code share with Nullarbor Traveller. Optional activities offered are independent toNullarbor Traveller and their terms and conditions apply.
- Sleeping bags are compulsory for this tour. Nullarbor Traveller do not offer sleeping bags for purchase or hire, so passengers must have their own to bring.
- Tents are three person dome style shared by a maximum of two people.
- Please arrive for tour 15 minutes prior to departure.
- It is you or your clients’ responsibility to contact Adventure Tours Australia/Intrepid with your preferredaccommodation pick up point. Please contact our inside sales teams for information on other available pickup points. If we do not hear from you, we will assume you will make your way to our default pick up point aslisted on this document. We will not be responsible for missed pick-ups (and a missed tour) if we do notreceive notification from you or your travel agent, and if you are not at the default pick up point at theappropriate time.
- A STRICT luggage limit of 15kg applies.
- B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner