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West Coast Explorer – Best of the West


18 days – 17 nights – Average distance 4500km

Embark on an epic journey along Australia’s rugged West Coast, covering approximately 4500 kilometers. Explore pristine beaches, ancient rock formations, and vibrant marine life. Discover the stunning Pinnacles Desert, swim with whale sharks in Ningaloo Reef, and witness the dramatic cliffs of Kalbarri National Park. Unforgettable adventures await!

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Amount of Bookings

Lancelin Sand Dunes


Pink Lake

Kalbarri National Park

Monkey Mia/ Shark Bay

Francois Peron National Park

Red Bluff/ Gnaraloo Coastline (Ningaloo Reef)

Coral Bay (Ningaloo Reef)

Exmouth (Ningaloo Reef)

Karijini National Park

& so, so much more!

Spaces are Limited – Only 8 Guests per Tour

group shot at sandbag dunes

Day 1: Perth to Lancelin

  • Sandboarding/ 4WDing
  • Optional quad bike rental
  • Surfing at back beach
  • BBQ / camp near Pinnacles

Day 2: Pinnacles, Jurien Bay, Stockyard Gully

  • Walking around Pinnacles
  • Optional Sea Lion swim tour in Jurien Bay
  • Hike/ explore Stockyard Gully
  • Beach camp

Day 3: Geraldton, Pink Lake, Kalbarri

  • Food shop, surf opportunity
  • Pink Lake viewpoint, photos, swim
  • Kalbarri Sea Cliffs (hike, view points, whale/ dolphin spotting)
  • Sunset at iconic surf break ‘ Jakes Point’
  • Bush camp

Day 4: Kalbarri National Park

  • Kalbarri Skywalk – viewpoint / photos
  • Natures Window – hike and photos
  • Z – Bend – hike and photos
  • Swim/ snorkel at Blue Holes in Kalbarri
  • Bush Camp

Day 5: Shark Bay World Heritage Area

  • Billabong Roadhouse – iconic old roadhouse
  • Hamelin Pool Stromatolites – walk/ nature/ history
  • Shell Beach – swim, nature. Stand up paddleboard
  • Eagle Bluff Lookout – sunset, wildlife observation
  • Beach camp 

Day 6: Monkey Mia and Francois Peron National Park

  • Monkey Mia Dolphin experience – viewing, wildlife interaction
  • Francois Peron 4WDing, view points, hiking, snorkel, swim
  • Peron Homestead Hot Artesian Pool – relax/ bathe/ cool drink
  • Beach camp

Day 7: Carnarvon and Quobba Blow Holes

  • Shopping and fruit/ veg growing region
  • Quobba Blow Holes – view point, photos
  • Natural Aquarium – snorkelling
  • Beach camp

Day 8: Red Bluff / Gnaraloo Station

  • 4WDing and coastal lookouts
  • Visit iconic surf camp and historic stations
  • Snorkel on Ningaloo Reef
  • Bush camp

Day 9: Coral Bay

  • Multiple snorkelling spots
  • Optional Kayak rental to explore offshore shark cleaning station
  • Coastal 4WDing
  • Optional scuba/ snorkel tours
  • Beach/ chill time
  • Bush camp

Day 10: Exmouth and Cape Range National Park

  • Hiking in Cape Range – Charles Knife Canyon
  • Visit town of Exmouth
  • Snorkelling/ surfing
  • Coastal camp in National Park

Day 11: Ningaloo Reef and Whale Shark Tours

  • Optional Whale Shark/ Scuba tours
  • Hiking, surfing, beach/ chill time
  • Meal out / drinks in town 
  • Coastal camp in National park

Day 12: Cape Range National Park and Ningaloo Reef

  • Yardie Creek trail hike
  • Sandy Bay swim
  • Oyster Stacks snorkel
  • Turquoise Bay swim/ snorkel 
  • Lakeside snorkel
  • Coastal camp in National park

Day 13: Exmouth and journey towards Karijini

  • Optional extra tour day (Scuba, Whale shark tours)
  • Wobiri beach – surfing opportunity 
  • Exmouth town
  • Drive towards Tom Price
  • Outback camp

Day 14: Tom Price and Karijini

  • Continue drive to Tom Price
  • Food shopping
  • Bush camp below Mt Bruce

Day 15: Karijini Nat Park

  • Knox Gorge – hike and swim
  • Joffre Gorge – hike and swim
  • Hancock Gorge – hike and swim
  • Weano Gorge – hike and swim
  • Bush camp

Day 16: Mt Bruce and Hammersley Gorge

  • Sunrise hike up Mount Bruce
  • Chill afternoon at Hamersley gorge (swimming/ stand up paddle boarding, spa pool)
  • Cook on fire with camp oven
  • Bush camp

Day 17: Dales Gorge Karijini Nat Park

  • Circular Pool – hike/ lookout
  • Fortescue Falls – hike and swim
  • Fern Pool – hike and swim
  • Drive 205km to Newman. Drop those continuing to Broome off by 12pm.**
  • Drive 423km to Peace Gorge/ The Granites camp by Meekatharra

Day 18: Drive to Perth

  • Continue drive to Tom Price
  • Food shopping
  • Bush camp below Mt Bruce

**Coach leaves every Wednesday at 2.55pm from Newman Visitors Centre to Port Hedland arriving at 8.40pm. Then departs Port Hedland at 12.30am and arrives in Broome at 6.55am Thursday morning. Costs $280 and takes 16 hrs with a 3.5 hour stopover late at night in Port Hedland. Includes 20kg luggage and 8kg carry on. Extra luggage fees apply.