On this self drive tour, explore the supreme showcase of Western Australias famous wildflowers of Kalbarri National Park and discover the picturesque coastal town of Geraldton. Visit Nambung National Park to wander through the famous Pinnacles, before heading to one of the most beautiful inner-city parks in Australia, Kings Park - home to the spectacular Western Australian Botanic Garden.
On arrival in the Western Australia capital of Perth collect your car hire and start exploring! Western Australia truly is the authentic Australian experience. The capital of Perth is Australias western gateway and a great place to start your holiday. Perth City offers an easygoing lifestyle - the beautiful Swan River and inner-city parks like Kings Park add to the relaxed, natural feel. There is much to see and do in this part of the State, from swimming in crystal clear ocean waters to enjoying a sunny afternoon sipping a cold beer at an open-air pub.
From the city, head to the South West region for world class wineries, luxury accommodation and forests of tall trees. These taper off to a ribbon of coastal hinterlands of sheltered bays and rivers, often lined with massive granite boulders and stunning outlooks. Here, life is simple and genuine, offering a taste of rural Australian living along with relaxing country retreats and secluded chalets.
Admire the breathtaking views of the Western Australian coastline as you head north towards your destination, the beautiful coastal town of Kalbarri. Near Dongara, you may like to meet the young family who own and operate the award-winning Illegal Tender Rum Co. Join your hosts for a behind the scenes tour of the distillery, indulging in special tastings throughout. Enjoy lunch prepared with local produce, on the purposebuilt deck of the distillery with its views of the property. On arrival in Kalbarri, witness the spectacular scenery of the Murchison River Gorge.
Discover the spectacular landscapes and wildflowers of Kalbarri National Park. Between unearthing the wildflowers, for which this park is famous, you’ll appreciate the sights of Hawks Head, Nature’s Window and the panoramic views from the Skywalk jutting out over the Murchison River.
You may like to explore Kalbarri Scenic Flights has a flight adventure in store for everyone! Discover the picturesque Abrolhos Islands, spectacular coastal cliffs and river gorges of Kalbarri National Park, the amazing Pink Lake at Hutt Lagoon, feed dolphins at Monkey Mia and more with Kalbarri Scenic Flights.
Explore historic Lynton Station, established in 1853 as a Convict Depot, and Station Homestead, before bracing yourself for the spectacular view of the Pink Lake of Hutt Lagoon. Continuing along the historical tones of the day, you may like to visit Oakabella Homestead, where the owner will take you on a tour of the property followed by lunch. Your last stop is a visit to the moving HMAS Sydney Memorial, set high on the hill overlooking Geraldton.
Another exciting day in the search for wildflowers as you head west and discover small towns like Mullewa. This area is a hotspot for stunning displays of everlastings and flowering shrubs, along roadsides and in the surrounding nature reserves. You will visit where the wildflowers are known to be in bloom. This may be Coalseam Conservation Park or perhaps further west of Mullewa.
Following the coastline towards Perth, you’ll visit Nambung National Park to wander through the famous Pinnacles. These amazing natural limestone structures, some standing as tall as five metres, were formed thousands of years ago after the sea receded and left deposits of seashells. Over time, coastal winds removed the surrounding sand, leaving the pillars exposed to the elements. Evening in Perth at leisure.
Tour concludes. Drop your rental vehicle at Perth Airport and proceed to embark upon your flight back home.