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(SJ) 8 Day Karijini, Coral Bay & Shark Bay Tour with Botanical Guide during wildflower season – August 2022

 

 

Departing

4 August 2022 (Perth to Tom Price)

6 August 2022 (Perth to Tom Price)

13 August 2022 (Tom Price to Perth)

 

Casey Tours run a fleet of coaches, operating a variety of tours from single-day tours within WA to extended tours through some of Australia’s most remote and fascinating regions.

With over 45 years of touring experience, they have the knowledge to host exciting, comfortable and safe tours throughout Australia. Casey Tours utilise their own vehicles and a team of drivers and hosts employed by Casey Tours. They coordinate all accommodation, attractions and meals directly, the team takes responsibility for all aspects of our passenger’s touring experience.

 

Itinerary Details

Day 1

(MD, Motel) We fly to the Iron Ore hub of Australia and travel to Tom Price. The service town for the Mount Tom Price Mine operated by Rio Tinto.

Day 2

(CB, PL, PD, Motel) Into Karijini National Park, some of the Gorges we see today are as impressive as any you would see in Australia. We visit Dales Gorge, Circular Pool and Fortescue Falls. In the evening enjoy a bush BBQ in the spectacular Pilbara Scenery. Note: National Park entry included.

Day 3

(CB, MD, Motel) Departing Tom Price we travel to Nanutarra on the Ashburton River. On to Cape Range National Park and the spectacular scenery of Charles Knife Road, where oil was first found in Western Australia in the 1950’s. Overnight in Exmouth.

Day 4

(FB, MD, Motel) Exmouth, a most fascinating place, the centre for the Navy North West Cape Base. We travel to the head of the Gulf looking for whales migrating down the coast, further down the coast we take a glass bottom boat cruise in the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area. Visit Coral Bay in the afternoon with beautiful white sands, sparkling waters and fringing coral, then to our accommodation at Carnarvon. Note: Cruise included.

Day 5

(FB, MD, Motel) We visit the Babbage Island Jetty and the Fishing Harbour. This is the old North West, sheep station country, where so many over the last 130 years have battled drought and great floods. Further south on the road to Shark Bay we come to Hamelin Pool to see the ancient Stromatalites. Spend the night at Denham.

Day 6

(CB, PD, Motel) A morning visit to Monkey Mia to see those magnificent creatures of the wild, dolphins. Later “Ocean Park”, an exciting eco-friendly and interactive aquarium that is located on the pristine shores of the Shark Bay World Heritage Marine Park, and enables guests to see, touch and learn about many fascinating marine creatures that are found in this heritage listed area. Evening BBQ at Peron Homestead. Note: Monkey Mia & Ocean Park included in your fare.

Day 7

(CB, MD, Motel) Back to the North West Coastal Highway through Northampton to Geraldton. On the shores of Champion Bay this town has undergone some magnificent redevelopment in the last few years and has been given a new lease of life. We tour the town and visit the HMAS Sydney Memorial.

Day 8

(FB) Off the coast in search of the wildflowers of the Northern Wheatbelt, its early in the season but with a keen eye we hope to find interesting colours in the road verge before returning to Perth.

Prices

Adult: $3150 Twin Share
Senior: $3090 Twin Share
Single Supplement: $560

Inclusions

      • Flight to Pilbara
      • Karijini National Park
      • Colour Coded Field Guide
      • Glass Bottom Boat Cruise
      • Monkey Mia Dolphins
      • Ocean Park Aquarium
      • Hamelin Pool Stromatalites
      • Cape Range National Park
      • HMAS Sydney Memorial
      • Motel Accommodation
      • 7 evening meals, 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch

Conditions

  • Limited Solo rooms available, will be based on first in.
  • Deposit of $350 due within 1 day of booking
  • Deposit is non-refundable
  • Final payment due within 24 hours of deposit as this is a last min departure
  • Amendment and cancellation fees will apply
  • Subject to availability and subject to change without notice
    • UPDATED JAN 2021
       The Firm reserves the right without previous notice to the passenger to cancel or withdraw any tour and in such event, the full sum paid by the passenger shall be returned to the passenger and upon tendering the same all liability of the firm to the passenger shall cease.SPECIAL COVID CANCELLATION RULES:
      Under the following situations you will be offered a full refund of your fare;
      • You or your travelling companion are unable to join your planned departure due to a government travel ban or government directed border closure related to cross area, border, region or territory travel.
      • You or your travelling companion are unable to join your planned departure due to mandatory quarantine or self-isolation requirements related to cross area, border, region or territory travel imposed on you.
      • You or your travelling companion are diagnosed with coronavirus and you have to your cancel your trip.
      • You or your travelling companion are permanently employed as a healthcare worker, residential care worker or law enforcement officer, and your or their pre-approved leave is cancelled by the employer due to coronavirus.

    CLICK HERE for Caseys Coronavirus Policy

 

 

 

Meal Codes and Descriptions

Breakfast

CAB – Camp Breakfast; Cereal, toast, tea & coffee.
BB – Breakfast Boxes; Each room is given a box with all the requirements for cereal and toast.
CB – Continental Breakfast; Provided at motel or at attraction.
FB – Fully Cooked Breakfast; Provided by motel or attraction.

Lunch

PL – Picnic Lunch; Meat, salads, tea & coffee. Could also be Sausage sizzle or hot dogs.

Dinner

CAD – Camp Dinner; Supplied by Casey Tours staff, Usually includes, soup, bbq, vegetables, desert.
PD – Picnic Dinner; Examples include Fish & Chips on Cable Beach or a Sausage sizzle at Uluru.
RD – Restaurant Dinner; Provided at a club, bistro or other establishment.
MD – Motel Dinner; Two or three course evening meal. Provided at the motel.

Notes

Floriade has not yet confirmed the 2022 festival or the dates if the festival does proceed.