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Holland Way & Golden Quest Discovery Trail Tour Package

Inclusions

  • Wave Rock & Hippos Yawn
  • Hannans North Tourist Mine
  • Kalgoorlie Boulder Museum
  • Niagara Dam
  • Hoover House Museum
  • Great Beyond Explorers Hall of Fame
  • Lake Ballard Sculptures
  • Motel Accommodation
  • 7 evening meals, 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches

State

Western Australia
Golden Outback and Western Australia

Accommodation

7 nights motel

Departure Dates

10 March 2018

3 November 2018

Feature Name

Price List

Choose a City to view the price list

Departure from Perth

Senior

$2,190

Adult

$2,250

Land Only

N/A

Departure from Melbourne

Senior

$0

Adult

$0

Land Only

$0

Departure from Sydney

Senior

$0

Adult

$0

Land Only

$0

Departure from Adelaide

Senior

$0

Adult

$0

Land Only

$0

Departure from Brisbane

Senior

$0

Adult

$0

Land Only

$0

Departure from Hobart

Senior

$0

Adult

$0

Land Only

$0

Single Accomodation

$620

Single Tent Only

$0

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Itinerary Details

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ACCOMMODATION

MEALS

Day 1

(MD, Motel) Travel via Pumphreys Bridge and the Dryandra Forest to Narrogin for lunch then the Tin Horse Highway through Kulin. In the afternoon we settle into the motel in Hyden. With an afternoon visit to Wave Rock.

Day 2

(FB, MD, Motel) Passing Dumbleyung we visit Donald Campbell’s replica Bluebird. Starting the Holland Way in Broomehill we visit the museum to discover the rich history of the John Holland Track, cut in 1893. Then we start off following the footsteps of the pioneering John Holland as we retrace the route he cut to the goldfields. You’ll pass by Nyabing and Lake Grace, with its shallow salt lake and a superb lookout. Continue through rich farmland before reaching Newdegate and Hyden.

Day 3

(FB, MD, Motel) Passing through the State Barrier Fence and on to the Breakaways, McDermid Rock and past Lake Johnston along the John Holland Way. Re-joining the John Holland Track, we continue on to Victoria Rocks for a stop before arriving at Coolgardie, ‘The Mother of the Goldfields.’ Overnight in Kalgoorlie.

Day 4

(CB, RD, Motel) Today we explore the historic streetscape of Kalgoorlie and its pioneering gold-rush history. A visit to Hannans North Tourist Mine, the WA Kalgoorlie Boulder Museum and the Superpit lookout overlooking the immense open cut mine. We head out for dinner at one of Kalgoorlies’ many hotels.

Day 5

(CB, PL, MD, Motel) We begin the Golden Quest Discovery Trail with a stop at the Ghost Town of Kununalling. After a morning stop at the Historic Ora Banda Hotel, we travel via Siberia and Goongarrie to Menzies. Leaving the highway, we detour to Niagara Dam and the ‘Living Ghost Town’ of Kookynie and the historic Grand Hotel before continuing on to Leonora.

Day 6

(CB, MD, Motel) This morning we explore the restored mining town of Gwalia with the museum and historic Hoover House, built by future US President Herbert Hoover. We return to the Golden Quest Discovery Trail and visit a number of historic sites, including Mt Morgans, Hawks Nest, and John Aspinall’s Grave. Arriving in Laverton, we explore The Great Beyond Explorers Hall of Fame and Police precinct before returning to our Leonora accommodation.

Day 7

(CB, PL, MD, Motel) We complete our trek along the Golden Quest Discovery Trail through the old gold mining towns of Mt Ida and Copperfield before arriving at the ‘Inside Australia’ Installation at Lake Ballard, featuring 51 sculptures by renowned English Sculpture Sir Antony Gormley. We continue south to Ularring Soak and site of Davyhurst before passing Credo Station and exploring the old station buildings. After a stop at Rowles Lagoon, an unexpected body of fresh water, we return to the sealed road via Broadarrow Hotel and complete our circuit of the Golden Quest Discovery Trail.

Day 8

(CB) Following the Golden Pipeline back to Perth. The pipe provides the essential water supply to allow the Goldfields to flourish, this ambitious feat was an engineering masterpiece with tragic outcomes. We arrive back in Perth having retraced the footsteps of John Holland, the Goldfields Pioneers and the engineers that brought life-giving water to the goldfields.

Notes

Accommodation in Leonora is in a mine camp. Rooms are transportable units with ensuite. There are limited twin rooms available.

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Inclusions

  • Wave Rock & Hippos Yawn
  • Hannans North Tourist Mine
  • Kalgoorlie Boulder Museum
  • Niagara Dam
  • Hoover House Museum
  • Great Beyond Explorers Hall of Fame
  • Lake Ballard Sculptures
  • Motel Accommodation
  • 7 evening meals, 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches

State

Western Australia
Golden Outback and Western Australia

Accommodation

7 nights motel

Departure Dates

23 October 2017

10 March 2018

Feature Name

Price List

Choose a City to view the price list

Departure from Perth

Senior

$2,190

Adult

$2,250

Land Only

N/A

Departure from Melbourne

Senior

$0

Adult

$0

Land Only

$0

Departure from Sydney

Senior

$0

Adult

$0

Land Only

$0

Departure from Adelaide

Senior

$0

Adult

$0

Land Only

$0

Departure from Brisbane

Senior

$0

Adult

$0

Land Only

$0

Departure from Hobart

Senior

$0

Adult

$0

Land Only

$0

Single Accomodation

$620

Single Tent Only

$0

Book Now

Itinerary Details

For full details on Meal and Accommodation Codes click the buttons below

ACCOMMODATION

MEALS

Day 1

(MD, Motel) Travel via Pumphreys Bridge and the Dryandra Forest to Narrogin for lunch then the Tin Horse Highway through Kulin. In the afternoon we settle into the motel in Hyden. With an afternoon visit to Wave Rock.

Day 2

(FB, MD, Motel) Passing Dumbleyung we visit Donald Campbell’s replica Bluebird. Starting the Holland Way in Broomehill we visit the museum to discover the rich history of the John Holland Track, cut in 1893. Then we start off following the footsteps of the pioneering John Holland as we retrace the route he cut to the goldfields. You’ll pass by Nyabing and Lake Grace, with its shallow salt lake and a superb lookout. Continue through rich farmland before reaching Newdegate and Hyden.

Day 3

(FB, MD, Motel) Passing through the State Barrier Fence and on to the Breakaways, McDermid Rock and past Lake Johnston along the John Holland Way. Re-joining the John Holland Track, we continue on to Victoria Rocks for a stop before arriving at Coolgardie, ‘The Mother of the Goldfields.’ Overnight in Kalgoorlie.

Day 4

(CB, RD, Motel) Today we explore the historic streetscape of Kalgoorlie and its pioneering gold-rush history. A visit to Hannans North Tourist Mine, the WA Kalgoorlie Boulder Museum and the Superpit lookout overlooking the immense open cut mine. We head out for dinner at one of Kalgoorlies’ many hotels.

Day 5

(CB, PL, MD, Motel) We begin the Golden Quest Discovery Trail with a stop at the Ghost Town of Kununalling. After a morning stop at the Historic Ora Banda Hotel, we travel via Siberia and Goongarrie to Menzies. Leaving the highway, we detour to Niagara Dam and the ‘Living Ghost Town’ of Kookynie and the historic Grand Hotel before continuing on to Leonora.

Day 6

(CB, MD, Motel) This morning we explore the restored mining town of Gwalia with the museum and historic Hoover House, built by future US President Herbert Hoover. We return to the Golden Quest Discovery Trail and visit a number of historic sites, including Mt Morgans, Hawks Nest, and John Aspinall’s Grave. Arriving in Laverton, we explore The Great Beyond Explorers Hall of Fame and Police precinct before returning to our Leonora accommodation.

Day 7

(CB, PL, MD, Motel) We complete our trek along the Golden Quest Discovery Trail through the old gold mining towns of Mt Ida and Copperfield before arriving at the ‘Inside Australia’ Installation at Lake Ballard, featuring 51 sculptures by renowned English Sculpture Sir Antony Gormley. We continue south to Ularring Soak and site of Davyhurst before passing Credo Station and exploring the old station buildings. After a stop at Rowles Lagoon, an unexpected body of fresh water, we return to the sealed road via Broadarrow Hotel and complete our circuit of the Golden Quest Discovery Trail.

Day 8

(CB) Following the Golden Pipeline back to Perth. The pipe provides the essential water supply to allow the Goldfields to flourish, this ambitious feat was an engineering masterpiece with tragic outcomes. We arrive back in Perth having retraced the footsteps of John Holland, the Goldfields Pioneers and the engineers that brought life-giving water to the goldfields.

Notes

Accommodation in Leonora is in a mine camp. Rooms are transportable units with ensuite. There are limited twin rooms available.

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