Perth to Broom Overland with Intrepid

Perth to Broom Overland with Intrepid

Tour along Western Australia’s wildly beautiful coast

Australia’s west coast boasts some of the world’s best beaches that are relatively untouched by tourism and set against a backdrop of rugged outback terrain. This unique Perth to Broome tour brings you face-to-face with the region’s natural wonders and exposes you to a rich and colourful culture. West Australia’s coast and desert regions are vast, amenities sometimes sparse and isolation palpable, but the rewards are rich beyond belief.

Dates & Pricing

Departure Prices
2, 9, 16, 23 February 2019 AUD $1795
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 March 2019 AUD $1795
6, 13, 27 April 2019 AUD $1995
4, 11, 18, 25 May 2019 AUD $1995
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 June 2019 AUD $1995
6, 13, 20, 27 July 2019 AUD $1995
3,10, 17, 24, 31 August 2019 AUD $1995
7, 21, 28 September 2019 AUD $1995
5, 12, 19, 26 October 2019 AUD $1995
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November 2019 AUD $1995
7, 14, 21, 28 December 2019 AUD $1995
4, 11, 18, 25 January 2020 AUD $1995
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 February 2020 AUD $1995
7, 14, 21, 28 March 2020 AUD $1995

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Day 1: Perth/Kalbarri

Welcome to sunny Perth, where your overland journey begins. Leave the city, driving north to Nambung National Park to explore The Pinnacles. These are ancient rock sculptures that rise out of the desert. Journey on to Jurien Bay, where you’ll have the opportunity to sand-board down the massive expanse of dunes. From here continue on through Geraldton to the quiet beach town of Kalbarri, where you’ll stay the night.

Note: Total driving time today is about four-and-a-half hours. Total walking distance is approximately two kilometres.
Accommodation
Hostel (1 night)
Included Activities
Nambung National Park (Pinnacles) Entrance
Sandboarding Jurien Bay
Meals Included
Lunch
Dinner

Today take a short drive to Kalbarri National Park. Hike around some of the park’s diverse scenery, including Murchison Gorge, the Loop Walk and Nature’s Window. Its a steep descent into Z-Bend Gorge. For those seeking even more adventure, there’s also an opportunity to abseil (at your own expense). After lunch visit the beautiful Shell Beach, which is one of only two beaches in the world composed entirely of shells. Get back on the road and continue towards Denham and Shark Bay.

Note: Total driving time today is about five hours. Total walking distance is approximately five kilometres.
Accommodation
Hostel (1 night)
Included Activities
Kalbarri National Park Entrance
Optional Activities
Abseiling in Kalbarri National Park - AUD30
Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

After a short drive across the Peron Peninsula, head to the beach and meet the world famous Monkey Mia dolphins. These friendly dolphins are fed by park rangers and often swim up to the shore several times a day. The next stop is Carnarvon where you’ll see the fascinating stromatolites at Hamelin Pool. These marine rock formations are some of the world’s oldest and largest living fossils. After a short break, continue along the highway to Coral Bay, which is known as the ‘Jewel of the Northwest’.

Note: Total driving time today is about six-and-a-half hours. Total walking distance is approximately two kilometres.
Accommodation
Hostel (1 night)
Included Activities
Monkey Mia Dolphins
Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Today explore picturesque Coral Bay, home to the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef. Snorkel equipment is available to hire, or you could cruise the reef in a glass-bottom boat to observe the tropical life teeming below the surface. The marine park is home to 250 species of coral and over 500 species of fish. You might prefer to take an optional scenic flight over the reef. In the late afternoon, it’s a short drive to our campsite at Yardie Creek in the Cape Range National Park, near Exmouth.

Note: Total driving time today is about two hours. Total walking distance is approximately two kilometres.
Accommodation
Permanent safari camp (with shared facilities) (1 night)
Included Activities
Ningaloo Reef Marine Park
Optional Activities
Snorkel with Manta Rays - half day trip - AUD165
Whale Watching (seasonal) from - AUD85
Glass Bottom Boat Cruises from - AUD37
Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Spend the morning snorkeling right off the beach in the stunning Cape Range National Park. Depending on the time of year, you have the option to snorkel or scuba dive in search of whale sharks and manta rays. Take a visit to Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, one of the few places in Australia where you can see the sun both rise and set. Enjoy taking wonder around the town of Exmouth before settling down in our permanent campsite.

Note: Total driving time today is about two hours. Total walking distance is approximately two kilometres.
Accommodation
Permanent safari camp (with shared facilities) (1 night)
Optional Activities
Snorkel with the Whalesharks (April to July only) from - AUD350
Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Head inland today through the vast cattle stations of the Pilbara region. The sparsely populated Pilbara desert is known for its red earth and rich mineral deposits. In the afternoon pass through the little town of Tom Price, which is renowned for its iron ore mining. Continue on to your campsite overlooking the magnificent Hamersley Range in Karijini. Before you go to sleep, take a minute to gaze up at one the most magnificent night skies you’re ever likely to see.

Today’s travel will take around eight hours in total.
Accommodation
Camping (with facilities) (1 night)
Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Over the next two days explore the almighty gorges of Karijini National Park. Formed over 2,500 million years ago, the Hamersley Ranges feature some of the most unusual landforms on Earth. You’ll be able to take some great photographs while you’re here. Hike deep into the gorges, where you’ll come across cascading waterfalls and fresh waterholes ideal for swimming in. Dales Gorge and Circular Pool, Fortescue Falls, Fern Pool and Weano Gorge are just some of the places you can visit. This part of the journey is a real highlight.

Note: Total driving time today is around two hours but you could be walking up to six kilometres.
Accommodation
Camping (with facilities) (1 night)
Included Activities
Karijini National Park Entrance
Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Head back into the gorges today for further exploration. Sing a tune in the natural amphitheatre caused by curved gorge walls, then make your way down to Hancock Gorge. Named after the Australian tycoon Lang Hancock, this is a narrow inlet of red rocks leading to a refreshing waterhole.

Note: Total driving time today is only around 30 minutes, but you could be walking up to six kilometres.
Accommodation
Camping (with facilities) (1 night)
Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Depart Karijini this morning and travel towards the coast (approximately four hours in total). Visit the iron ore port of Port Hedland, the second most populated town in the Pilbara. Take a quick tour of the town and gain an understanding of the scale of the iron ore industry. After lunch continue on to a nearby station, where you’ll spend the last night of your trip.

Today we drive for about five hours
Accommodation
Station Stay (1 night)
Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

The drive to your final destination of Broome will take around six hours. En route, enjoy a leisurely break and stroll along the immense 80-Mile Beach. On arrival into Broome, say goodbye to your fellow travellers and enjoy an idyllic Broome sunset - a fitting end to your overland adventure. There are no more activities planned for today.
Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch

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