Tour Highlights


  • Masses of Everlasting Daisies
  • Wreath Flower
  • Farm Visits
  • Hi – Vallee Farm
  • Biodiversity of flora
  • Stunning coast line at Kalbarri
  • Murchison River
  • Grazing and Cropping Farm land
  • Sunset Tour at Wooleen Station
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Tour Details & Inclusions

Book Now Double or Twin Available 16 Sep 24


  • Up to 4 people
  • 7 Days | 6 Nights
  • $7,298.00Double / Twin Share
    $7898.00 Single

Pickup from Perth
Travel in style & luxury in our Land Rover Discovery

  • Cervantes Edge Resort,
  • Dongara Hotel Motel,
  • Kalbarri Edge Resort,
  • Geraldton The Gerald Apartments
  • Dalwallinu Wheatlands Motel
  • Private ensuite facilities in resorts and motels.
  • Breakfast is continental / cooked,
  • Lunch is light picnic style sandwiches, wraps, or other take away from road houses or packed picnic lunches and juice or soft drinks
  • Dinner
  • Nambung National Park (The Pinnacles Desert),
  • Kalbarri National Park

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 – Perth, Moora, Cervantes

Monday 16 sept
Pickup 7.30am

Today’s highlights seeing masses of eye popping brilliant blue Leschenaultia biloba, orchids, pink Isopogon in the Bindoon region. Later head up the Midlands Rd to Moora for Lunch at local stylish Jeanne d’Moore Café
The Jeanne d’Moore Cafe in Moora hand makes the best French-inspired delicacies that country Western Australia has to offer.
Visit Phoebe Reserve in the Badgingarra area and walk on the historic trails to discover changing flora diversity and stories for stockman passing through from the coast to inland.
Late this afternoon we visit the Pinnacles for a photographers delight to take photos in the late afternoon light.
Perth Western Australia Pinnacles resemble an ancient ruin, the Pinnacles Desert contains thousands of limestone pillars formed over 3 million years ago.
Cervantes our overnight stay.
Accommodation: Cervantes Edge Resort

 Lunch Dinner

Day 2 – Hi Vallee Farm, Lesueur, Dongara

Tuesday 17

An early breakfast today we visit Don and Joy Williams of Hi Vallee Farm at Badgingarra near Mount Lesueur and Eneabba.

Don and Joy run wildflower tours on their very rich and diverse private national park for over 20 years. On their working sheep and grain property, we visit pristine native vegetation with four declared rare and 38 priority plant species, wildflowers, birds, and fauna.

Don and Joy have a Greening Australia award for saving this valuable heritage and recently won the W.A Wildflower Society award for their efforts in promoting wild flowers in the Lesueur area and Western Australia.

“Hi –Vallee” with some of the most diverse and varied plant species in the world has been described by Dr Stephen Hopper Director of Kew Gardens Surrey UK, as the most valuable native bushland in private ownership.

On the track with Don to show you their amazing and unique remnant Kwongan heathland.

After lunch and many photos and stories of the flora, we visit a major hotspot Lesueur National Park for another treat of flora. 

Later this afternoon we follow the coast up to Dongara our overnight stay taking in delightful scenic bays.

Accommodation: Dongara Hotel Motel

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 3 – Coalseam, Mullewa, Hutt Lagoon, Kalbarri

Wednesday 18

Today we will see what most people think of when they think Western Australia Wildflowers, delicate expanses of pink, yellow and white everlasting daisies in the Coalseam Conservation Reserve and along isolated roads.

At Pindar browse along the road verge to marvel at the iconic Lechenaultia macrantha common name wreath Lechenaultia, an absolute must see.

At Mullewa visit Helen Ansell Studio Gallery. Helen made her mark on the international art stage, all the way from her art gallery nestled in Mullewa, a small town in Western Australia. Growing up in Ululla, a remote aboriginal community in central Western Australia, Wiluna area. Helen’s connection to the indigenous and regional community of central WA and the wild desert landscape is vividly reflected in her artwork.

Helen captures the spirit of Australian art through her vibrant paintings.

After lunch tour to Northampton, one of the oldest settlements outside Perth today, classified by the National Trust as a Historic Town.

Visit Hutt Lagoon a vivid pink Salt Lake where beta-carotene is harvested for commercial use. A fascinating sight.

drive further up the coast, and visit coastal gorge Pot Alley.

Kalbarri nestled at the Murchison River mouth and surrounded by stunning coastline, soaring river gorges and protected bays.

Kalbarri is our two-night stay.

Did we say casual dining? Yes! And this is a Kalbarri visit must do. This evening, enjoy casual Aussie dinning of local seafood.

Finlay’s Kalbarri is an open-air restaurant located in the heart of Kalbarri. The restaurant is located off-the-beaten track, a couple blocks away from the beach. You are invited to enjoy a meal using fresh ingredients including local seafood, beers from the in-house craft brewery and quirky atmosphere.

Accommodation: Kalbarri Edge Resort

Day 4 – Kalbarri Wilderness Cruise, Kalbarri National Park,

Thursday 19

This morning board the Princess Kalbarri Wilderness Cruises with Skipper Grant to experience the mouth of the Murchison River Eco System

 The cruise follows the channel up the river with full commentary along the way, there is no rush and there’s a lot to see.

The lower reaches of the Murchison River are home to a number of species of birdlife including Ospreys, Kites, Pelicans, Egrets, Australian Shell Ducks, Black Swans and our local White Breasted Sea Eagles.

As well as Emus, Kangaroos and wild Goats are often seen on the riverbanks.
The river at times can be 40mm deep with mullet jumping, small fish and crabs.

The Murchison River is a very vital ecosystem and what we see on each cruise is always different.

At the turn around point sometimes there is time to pull up to the shore and take a stroll along the riverbank, then on the return journey plenty of time to relax, take photos and enjoy.
The cruise comes to and end at the Murchison River Mouth, one of WA’s most treacherous.
It’s impressive to watch the water move through channel and boats come and go.

This afternoon we visit the Kalbarri National Park for spectacular views of the Murchison River Gorges. Experience new Skywalk which over hangs the Murchison River gorges 100 metres above the riverbed. Awesome views of the Murchison River wending its way out to the coast at Kalbarri.

Kalbarri National Park is highly regarded for its extraordinary seasonal flowers which can start in July and continue to flower late October with pops of colour from local Verticordias and many other local species.

Accommodation: Kalbarri Edge Resort

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 5 – Kalbarri, Geraldton

Friday 20
This morning we head east through Kalbarri National Park visit Hawks Head Lookout and Ross Graham lookout to view more of the Murchison River and wildflowers.

Closer to Geraldton visit Mills Point Lookout that offers spectacular views across the Chapman Valley to the east and Geraldton to the west.

We visit HMAS Sydney Memorial; the beautifully designed memorial features a silver dome of 645 seagulls to represent the loss of HMAS Sydney sailors.

Visit St Francis Xavier Cathedral built in stages from 1914 to its eventual opening in 1938. The Byzantine style architecture is one of Monsignor John Hawes’ greatest masterpieces.

Explore the Yamaji Art Centre which is Aboriginal owned and operated and provides professional services to support and develop Aboriginal artists living in the Lower Murchison region of Yamaji Country.

Accommodation:  The Gerald Apartment Hotel

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Day 6 – Geraldton, Dalwallinu

Saturday 21

This morning visit Depot Hill Reserve a delightful walk with everlasting daisies and orchids. On either side of a meandering pathway offers unparalleled access and viewing of a rich, rare, and colourful assortment of wildflower species. Discover one of Western Australia’s true wildflower hotspots.

Visit Three Springs to see stunning the Rose Mallee (Eucalyptus rhodantha)

And take in the 360 panoramic view at the Talc Mine Lookout, Western Australia’s first talc mine. Talc is mined by open cut method and exported for use in paper, paint, and ceramic industries.

Three Springs talc is also processed in WA for cosmetics, agriculture, and carving blocks. The mine is the largest Talc Mine in the southern hemisphere and the second largest in the world with an annual production exceeding 100,000 tonnes.

Carnamah Shire is one of the richest areas in the state for flowering plants and explodes into colour during the annual wildflower season from around August to October. This afternoon we look at the rare Darwinia polychroma also known as Harlequin Bell a dainty maroon flower.

The town is also becoming better known for Astro Tourism as a great place to see the Milky Way due to little light pollution.

Walk from the centre of town up to the scenic Lakes Lookout (found 1km out of town on Carnamah-Eneabba Road) where you can peer out over the Yarra Yara Lake System. Depending on the season you might see salty pink lakes in summer, to the deep blue lakes in winter. 

Carnamah locals have brought the townsite to life with the creation of three giant wall murals. ‘Drovers Rest’ is on the local Hardware Store, ‘Sale Oh’ is found at the Landmark building and ‘ Macphersons View’ is on the Council administration building.

Historic buildings include: the post office, St Andrews Church, designed by Monsignor John Hawes, and the Uniting Church. Macpherson Homestead was built in 1869 and once served as a post office and wayfarers’ rest home.

Dalwallinu is famous for having the largest variety of wattles (acacias) found anywhere in the world. Within 100km of Dalwallinu there are 195 varieties. Dalwallinu is known as a “Place of Wheat, Wattles and Wildflowers.

Overnight stay is at Dalwallinu and offers walk trails for those who are interested in evening or early morning walks.

Accommodation:  Wheatlands Motel

Day 7 – Wongan Hills, Perth

Sunday 22

This morning visit Wongan Hills, The Hills has the largest single area of natural vegetation remaining in the Northern Wheatbelt. Wongan Hills’ flora is extremely diverse with more than 250 species of flowering plants.

There are five species of gazette rare flora in the Wongan Hills Nature Reserve, and numerous species of priority flora. We will visit one sight that has the rare Wongan Cactus – Daviesia Euphorbioides, explore the local orchids and look around the area. And visit Mt Obrien for expansive panoramic vistas of the region.

Lunch today at New Norcia. Look around this unique Monastery Town before heading back to Perth.

We will have you back into Perth 5pm.

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