The Flying Sandgroper has teamed up with our good mates at Red Earth Safaris to conduct an amazing Perth to Broome adventure.
Perth departures every Monday to Exmouth, a fabulous 6 day adventure with a long and trusted name - Red Earth Safaris.
Then spend 2 nights and 1 day relaxing in Exmouth at the Pot Shot Hotel (inclusive).
Ready to travel from Exmouth with the Flying Sandgroper to Karijini & Broome.
Each circle represents the start date for each tour.
Please call Pete for availability and bookings for this tour.
Perth to Broome via Karijini (10 Days):
This is an adventure tour designed for the active adult. It is by no means an escorted tour. If you have a reoccurring injury or low activity level, please do not book this tour as you will not enjoy.
This is a group activity, If you enjoy group activities and group dynamic, you will enjoy.
If you love nature, have an appreciation of the outdoors, ancient culture and participation with like minded individuals in a very active environment. This tour was designed for you and your booking is very welcome.
Bring a sturdy pair a walking / hiking shoes, a torch, a wide brimmed hat, a sleeping bag and warm clothes for cold nights. Long sleeve cotton shirt, swimming costume, water sandals if you have, sunscreen, insect repellent and your good energy.
Pickups start at 7.30am at the YHA on Wellington Street. We then drive up the beautiful Sunset Tourist Drive picking up from Scarborough Beach and Hillary's on the way. Our first stop is at Yanchep National Park for a close encounter with some koalas.
Next we head to Lancelin for some sandboarding. After lunch we travel further up the highway to Cervantes where there is time to chill out or walk down to the ocean for a swim and maybe see some of the local Sea Lions swimming close to shore. Then it's off to Nambung National Park to see the world famous Pinnacles at Sunset, one of the best times to see them. Overnight in Cervantes (Dorms).
Travelling north up the coast, we pass through historical Greenough and the Wildlife Park, stopping to see the unique horizontal trees before arriving at the Hutt River Province, a small breakaway country and the second largest on this continent. Meet a prince and hear about his passion for his own country. Don't forget to bring your passport! The Kalbarri coast will take your breath away with its beauty, migrating whales may be seen from the cliff tops in season, enjoy a little free time in Kalbarri before a mouth- watering Aussie BBQ. Overnight in Kalbarri (Dorms).
We travel deep into Kalbarri National Park to the awesome Z-Bend gorge for some optional abseiling and a hike down into this 400 million year old landscape, in season we can enjoy a swim in a secluded pool, then on to Nature's Window. After lunch we enter the Midwest Outback, land of few people and huge sheep stations. We drop into the strange Hamelin Pool stromatolites, some of the oldest organisms on Earth and believed to be among the first producers of oxygen, before entering the World Heritage area of Shark Bay and the unique Shell Beach. Tonight we stay at the most western town in Australia overlooking the beautiful Shark Bay (Dorms. No ensuite for upgrades).
We arrive at Monkey Mia in time to meet the world famous Bottlenose Dolphins, enjoy a real close encounter and some free time. Continuing north, we head to Eagle Bluff. From our cliff top spot we may see below us lots of wildlife including sharks. Travelling ever northwards you can see why the locals call this area Big Sky Country, also home to the second longest straight road in Australia. Tonight we have exclusive use of an Outback Sheep Station shearers quarters; really rustic and great fun - take a ride in the back of a ute to a private beach for sunset, toast marshmallows on the camp fire, sit and soak up the ambience of the Outback, test your astronomy skills at our million-star accommodation, and if you like, you can take your bed outside and fall asleep to the sight of the milky-way and the sounds of the Outback. Sheep Station shearers quarters, twin share (no upgrade available).
We stop on the Tropic of Capricorn before we arrive at Coral Bay. Here the beautiful Ningaloo Reef is just meters from the white sandy beach. Today is full of optional activities; you can sit on the beach and swim, hire snorkel and fins to explore the reef yourself, take a glass bottom boat for a guided tour of what the reef has to offer, or join the Eco day tour to swim with the Coral Bay manta rays (includes lunch).
Late this afternoon we make our way up onto the Northwest Cape and into Exmouth. Overnight Potshot Resort (Dorms). We have use of all Resort facilities which include 2 swimming pools, bars and restaurants.
Today is yours to do as you want. There are day cruises with the whalesharks (in season, optional), dive charters to the outer reef (optional), or you can come on our FREE explorer tour out to Cape Range and Turquoise Bay. Hire snorkelling equipment(optional) and splash straight into the amazing underwater garden of the Ningaloo Reef either in the Bay or on the Drift. Hopefully we'll spot turtles, octopus and reef sharks as well as a myriad of multi-coloured fish and, of course, the beautiful coral formations that make up the reef. We take a drive up to Vlamingh Head lighthouse for spectacular views over the tip of the peninsular before heading back to town. The 6-day one-way tour finishes this afternoon. Guests accommodated at Potshot Hotel for 2 nights. Guests Self Cater this evening.
Free day to explore Exmouth. Take time out to relax or engage the many amazing options in Exmouth and the North West Cape Range (Ningaloo). On this day you could:
- Go Whale Sharking / March to July
- Scuba Diving
- Explore Exmouth Town
- Swimming at Public Pool
- Spend some time learning the new Ningaloo Visitor Centre, Exmouth
Guests depart from Ningaloo Visitor Centre or Exmouth accommodation 0800 hrs picked up by the Flying Sandgroper AT & T. We head east stopping for morning tea at Bullara Station and then on to Ashburton River for lunch stop. We then push on to lovely Cheela Plains Station where we camp for the night. Guide prepares evening meal, then roll out your swag (provided) for a night under the stars.
0600 hrs Roll up your swag and enjoy breakfast then all aboard fro Karijini.
0900 hrs We arrive Tom Price Visitor Centre and Self Drive Guests board, we all travel on to West Karijini, then spend the morning exploring Hancock Gorge & Kermits Pool.
1230 hrs Guests enjoy lunch prepared by our local guide.
1400 hrs Guests travel to Joffre Gorge & descend from the heat to an oasis of pools and ferns. Swimming, relaxing taking our time to enjoy.
1730 hrs Arrive at our Safari in Style Karijini camp for the evening. Your guide prepares a well cooked meal & the kettle goes on for cuppa tea & socialising. Roll your swag out again for another night under the stars.
0700 hrs Wake up everyone! Breakfast served by guide. Group departs for Dales Gorge. We stare the day with a quiet swim a lovely Fern Pool & check out Fortesque Falls. Then we hike 1.5 km through Dales Gorge to Circular Pool for another well earned swim.
1300 hrs We climb out of Dales Gorge and your guide prepares lunch.
1430 hrs Group Departs for Karijini Visitors Centre. Opportunity to learn more about Karijini past present & future, engage traditional owners & browse the gift shop.
1530 hrs Depart for rendezvous with Integrity Coach Lines for Broome & Perth bound guests (approx. 45 kms) @ intersection Great Northern Hwy & Karijini Drive.
1630 hrs Depart with our touring Partners Integrity Coach Lines for overnight service to Broome.
Guests arrive Thursday morning 0630 hrs Broome Central (note no food a beverage service is transfer only) and touring concludes. Time to enjoy Old Broome town and hit Cable Beach for some fun in the sun.