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Western Australia Wildflower Tour Package
with Botanical Guide
- Two night stops at all motels
- Botanical Guide
- The Pinnacles
- Colour Coded Field Guide
- HMAS Sydney Memorial
- Coalseam Conservation Park
- Wave Rock & Hippos Yawn
- Stirling Ranges
- Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk
- Margaret River Wine Tasting
- Busselton Jetty Tram & Observatory
- Motel Accommodation
- 10 evening meals, 10 breakfasts
Western Australia South West and Western Australia
10 Nights Motel
29 August 2021
12 September 2021
29 September 2021
14 October 2021
Departure from Perth
Single Tent Only
(MD, Motel) Along the Indian Ocean Drive to the Pinnacles in Nambung National Park; enjoy morning tea as you wander this interesting landscape. Lunch in Jurien Bay, a major base for the WA fishing industry. In the afternoon we pass through Lesueur National Park; the second most diverse flora region in WA. On to Port Denison and Dongara. Note: Entry to Nambung included.
(FB, MD, Motel) After a visit to Geraldton’s HMAS Sydney Memorial we continue on the North West Coastal Hwy to Binnu with a bush morning tea amongst the flowers then via the Ajana Rd to reach the coast at the mouth of the Murchison River. Lunch in Kalbarri. In the afternoon a visit to Bluff Point then via the coastal road to Northampton and later return to Dongara.
(FB, MD, Motel) East to Mingenew and the Coalseam Conservation Park where the Gregory brothers discovered coal exposed within the sedimentary layers of the banks of the Irwin River in 1846. Now in good years, it is renowned for its native pink and white everlastings. Through the wheat, canola and wildflowers to Dalwallinu on the Great Northern Highway.
(FB, MD, Motel) We travel north along the Great Northern Highway into the Station and Goldfields country. We are out in the scrub searching for a range of flowers including the beautiful Wreath Leschenaultia, a unique flower often growing in disturbed gravel. In the afternoon it is out of the station country to the Wheatbelt towns of Morawa and Perenjori and returns to Dalwallinu.
(FB, MD, Motel) South to Wongan Hills and out through the wildflowers to cross the Great Eastern Highway. We take a walk in a number of Nature Reserves with our botanical guide. Through Mukinbudin into the Goldfields to Southern Cross.
(FB, MD, Motel) Southern Cross sits right on the edge of the Wheatbelt and the Goldfields. We spend the day exploring the interesting features of the region we hope to find Orchids, Verticordia, Cassia, Grevillea, Damperia and others, before returning to Southern Cross.
(FB, MD, Motel) Down to Hyden to visit Wave Rock and Hippos Yawn. To Lake Grace for lunch then back on the road, we are on the lookout for Sundews, Hakea, Leptospermum, Chamelaucium, Synaphea and Acacia on the way to Albany. Note: Wave Rock entry included.
(FB, MD, Motel) The area of Australia which produces the widest variety of wildflowers, the great gem of the Great Southern is the Stirling Ranges. Enjoy bush walks with our botanical guide explaining and pointing out the vast array of flowers. Later we visit Mt Barker and an island of Karri, the Porongorups, for another floral exploration. Return to Albany.
(FB, MD, Motel) On to the majestic Tinglewood Trees and the Valley of the Giants treetop walk then via Denmark and Walpole to the Karri Forests of Manjimup. After lunch we enjoy a delightful drive through the forest to Nannup, an interesting quirky town on the banks of the Blackwood River. Arriving at Abbey Beach resort on Geographe Bay.
(FB, MD, Motel) Exploring the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park and its diverse flora and fauna. From the wind/salt swept coastal shrubs to the majestic Karri Trees. We also visit Margaret River and stop off for a wine tasting before returning to Busselton. Note: Wine Tasting included.
(FB) A morning visit to the Busselton Jetty and Underwater Observatory 1.8km out to sea. After lunch in town, we finish off the tour on the Swan Coastal Plain with its sandy alluvial soils supporting a whole new variety of flora and fauna.
Note: Program details may change due to variations in flower growth from season to season.
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