Perth to Adelaide Escorted Tour 2019

Experience stunning turquoise waters, pristine beaches, spectacular coastline, ancient forests, national parks and historic towns along the way!


Distance: 5,000kms
Tour Length: 21 days
Date of Tour: 19 Aug to 08 Sept 2019
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Join us on tour to experience the stunning turquoise waters, pristine beaches and the world renowned wine-growing regions of WA.  All of this while taking in spectacular and dramatic coastline, shipwrecks, ancient forests, iconic national parks and historic towns along the way. The highlights are endless with fun evenings around the campfire, meeting the locals, magnificent and diverse scenery, amazing wildlife and discovering hidden gems.

Explore world famous regions like Margaret River, Cape Le Grand National Park and the Barossa, with loads of tours and boat cruises to ensure you don’t miss a thing! Visit pristine beaches, a working gold mine and magnificent ancient caves and a stay on an outback cattle station. Chance to see WA’s wildflowers before crossing the mighty Nullarbor. We’ve included entry into the best museums, local attractions and activities…and much more!

You will experience the local characters, fun evenings around the campfire, magnificent and diverse scenery, encounter amazing wildlife and discover hidden gems that you would never otherwise get to see.

This tour works perfectly as a follow on from our Darwin to Perth tour that finishes in Perth on 16 August 2019.  Chat to us about options for combining the 2 tours!

This trip has remarkable diversity and is one of Gallivanting Oz’s newest tours!

 

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Tour Highlights

  • Depart from Perth, loved for its relaxed cosmopolitan vibe and beautiful setting beside the Swan River (we suggest arriving a couple of days earlier to see more of Perth from a city hotel)
  • Travel the length of Busselton Jetty (1.7 km – longest wooden jetty in the southern hemisphere) on the jetty train, enjoying spectacular views over stunning Geographe Bay and into the incredible Underwater Observatory
  • Sample the superb world-famous produce of the Margaret River (WA) and Barossa Valley (SA) – cheese, wine, olives, chocolate…foodie heaven!
  • Take in the remarkable coastline of Eagle Bay and Cape Naturaliste. Spectacular above and below ground with its limestone caves and incredible mineral formations

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  • See the ancient thrombolites (one of the world’s oldest living organisms!) in the crystal clear, shallow waters of Lake Clifton and the beautiful surrounding wetlands that are teeming with birdlife
  • Join a local Aboriginal guide and learn about the local Indigenous culture, food and music in stunning surroundings
  • Explore beautiful coastal paths, keeping an eye out for the migrating humpback and southern right whales and maybe stingrays swimming right up to the beach.  An example of one of the included boat cruises is the wilderness eco cruise that takes you into the remote, spectacular and pristine Walpole Nornalup National Park – often described as the experience of a lifetime
  • Gain an understanding of life as an early European settler in areas such as the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Discover the convict gaols, whaling ships and old taverns of the historic maritime town of Albany, including a visit to the award-winning ANZAC Museum
  • Walk through a forest of towering karri trees in Pemberton and see the giant Gloucester and Diamond Trees which served as bushfire lookouts (climb them if you dare!). Nearby, you’ll love pretty Denmark, home to hundreds of black swans.  Walk through the canopy of ancient tingle trees 60m above the ground in the Valley of the Giants on the Treetop Walk
  • Enjoy the beautiful white beaches of William Bay, visiting Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks.  The breathtaking scenery continues at Esperance on the spectacular Great Ocean Drive for a chance to see an incredible pink lake and Australia’s very first wind farm.  Swim in the sheltered sandy coves of Lucky Bay in the stunning Cape Le Grand National Park, while kangaroos sunbathe nearby on the beach.
  • Visit some of WA’s kookier attractions, like Gnomesville (home to over 3,000 international garden gnomes) and ‘Cow Town’ with 42 full sized painted cows to spot!  Heading inland through the farming heartland, drive the Tin Horse Highway with it’s hilarious and inventive artwork pieces
  • You’ll see magnificent granite rock outcrops including the amazing rock formation, Wave Rock
  • Check out enormous open cut gold mine at Kalgoorlie that’s known as the Super Pit – it’s so big it can be seen from space!
  • Relax beside the crackling fire under a million stars and enjoy your outback station dinner
  • Take on the mighty Nullarbor Plain and discover its soul stirring scenery and surprising attractions including gigantic sand dunes, blowholes, world’s longest golf course and populations of breeding whales just meters offshore!
  • Travel beside the sparkling blue waters of the Eyre Peninsular, indulging in an oyster tasting and visit delights such as picturesque Streaky Bay.
  • To start and finish this amazing journey on a high, we include dinner on these nights plus have regular group meals/happy hours along the way

Detailed travel notes, maps and driving instructions provided. While this is an escorted tour we encourage you to explore at your own pace during the day with the support of our tour escorts close at hand.  You’ll love the camaraderie of our small group tours (max 8 motorhomes) with plenty of flexibility and inclusions, it’s no wonder we continually receive rave reviews. At Gallivanting Oz, we know it’s the small details that make all the difference.

 

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What Our Customers Say

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It is obvious that excellence matters to Gallivanting Oz. Their advertising material raised our expectations and the experience exceeded them. This was in no small part due to our tour guides David and Jean – John and Daphne Marshall 

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The pre-trip information and correspondence was excellent. The Tour Book, plus everything organised and pre-booked made for a great experience and the tour leaders were exceptional – Dave and Shirl Murray


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