Great Western Safari Southbound

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  • 2013-04-01 - 2014-03-31

Unearth the rugged beauty of Western Australia

Journey through the jaw-dropping landscape of North and Western Australia into the heart of the Outback, on this incredible Darwin to Perth tour. Discover the rugged beauty of the Bungle Bungles, hang with dolphins at Monkey Mia, explore the Kimberlys and tackle some of the toughest 4X4 terrain in Australia, on this epic Outback adventure.

  • Chill out on Cable Beach
  • Discover the vast wilderness of El Questro
  • Explore the deep gorges of Kalbarri
  • Feast on fresh seafood in Broome
  • Kick back with a coffee in funky Perth
  • Rough it in the Australian Outback
  • Traverse the bumpy Gibb River Road
  • Wander through the Bungle Bungles

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Day 1 Darwin/Victoria River

A cosmopolitan city in Australia's tropical Top End, Darwin has a relaxed atmosphere and a fascinating multicultural population. A lifeline for vast areas of pastoral land, the Victoria River is surrounded by some of Northern Australia's most captivating scenery - epic escarpments, boab trees and eucalypt woodlands.

Day 2 Kununurra

With year-round warm weather and a plentiful supply of water, the rugged landscape surrounding Kununurra is lush and fertile.

Days 3-4 Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungle Ranges)

Purnululu National Park is home to the magnificent Bungle Bungles - unique orange and black-striped 'beehive' formations created by rivers over 20 million years.

Day 5 El Questro

Spanning more than one million acres including the fiery-red cliffs of the Cockburn Ranges, El Questro Wilderness Park is one of the world's last unspoilt frontiers.

Days 6-7 Gibb River Road

A former cattle route that stretches across the Kimberley, Gibb River Road passes many natural attractions, including the beautiful waterfalls and deep clear pools of Manning Gorge.

Day 8 Windjana Gorge

A true geological wonder, Windjana Gorge offers stunning natural beauty, freshwater crocodiles and local birdlife beneath towering walls rising 90m.

Days 9-12 Broome

The coastline around Broome is a dazzling mix of colours - turquoise waters, red cliffs and Cable Beach's endless expanse of white sand.

Day 13 Indee Station

A remote sheep and cattle property in the beautiful Pilbara region, Indee Station is a real outback experience.

Days 14-16 Karajini National Park

Karijini National Park encompasses the Hamersley Ranges, some of the most unusual landforms on earth. Deep in its gorges you'll find cascading waterfalls and fresh waterholes.

Day 17 Exmouth

Located on a beautiful peninsula, Exmouth provides great access to Yardie Creek in the Cape Range National Park, Turquoise Bay and the historic Vlahming Head Lighthouse.

Days 18-19 Coral Bay

The small town of Coral Bay is our base to discover the wonders of the Ningaloo Reef and its fantastic marine life.

Day 20 Monkey Mia

The most popular attraction in the fabulous Shark Bay Marine Park, Monkey Mia is famous for the wild dolphins that visit its beaches each day.

Day 21 Kalbarri National Park

Kalbarri National Park is packed with spectacular geological features to explore, including Murchison Gorge, Nature's Window, The Loop and Z-Bend Gorge.

Day 22 Perth

Western Australia's booming capital, Perth is a charming mix of parks, beaches, art galleries and restaurants offering delicious local produce and WA wines.