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Perth To Ningaloo Reef & Return

FROM: $1595
7D
6N
Min. Age
18+

Departure Times

Departs: 7:00 am - Monday
Returns: 6:30 pm - Monday

Pricing Options

$1595 AUD / Person - Adult (18+) (Between: 31 Mar 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)

Illuminate the wonders of Western Australia with 7 days of pure coastal bliss and adventure!

  • Explore the Coral Coast over a week with authentic wildlife experiences
  • Visit Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth, Kalbarri National Park, Monkey Mia and Turquoise Bay
  • All hostel accommodation, transport and fresh, delicious meals included
  • Discover hidden gems and local history with your knowledgeable group leader

Are you ready to experience the magic of the West Coast? From swimming with whale sharks (seasonal) at Ningaloo Reef to hiking to the Pinnacles, explore further for less with this adventurous itinerary. Discover National Parks like Nambug and Kalbarri, where unique and fun experiences await. Travel in a small group on this simple yet wondrous trip, complete with inclusions like transport, hostel accommodation and meals to ensure a worry-free experience!

A woman on the West Coast by the beach


Highlights

  • Visit the Pinnacles and Monkey Mia
  • Explore Perth, Exmouth, Coral Coast & Kalbarri
  • Swim with dolphins at Monkey Mia
  • Whale shark experience (seasonal)
  • Optional snorkelling, diving and glass-bottom boats
  • Greenough Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Scenic farm stay
  • Lighthouse walk & guided hikes
  • Friendly, knowledgeable group leader
  • Comfortable, all-terrain transport
  • Accommodation (shared dorms in hostels and a farm stay)
  • All meals included

Sample Itinerary

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Day 1 - Perth, Wildlife encounters & farm stay

Depart Perth and head north to Greenough Wildlife Sanctuary. Here you can support conservation and animal rescue efforts, get close to dingos, emus, orphaned kangaroo joeys, saltwater crocodiles, and handle lizards and snakes. After your visit, depart for Geraldton, the second-largest city in Western Australia, where you will check out the memorial...

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Day 1 - Perth, Wildlife encounters & farm stay

Depart Perth and head north to Greenough Wildlife Sanctuary. Here you can support conservation and animal rescue efforts, get close to dingos, emus, orphaned kangaroo joeys, saltwater crocodiles, and handle lizards and snakes. After your visit, depart for Geraldton, the second-largest city in Western Australia, where you will check out the memorial lookout and learn about the area's history from your guide. Continue onto the final leg of your journey to Northbrook Farmstay for an overnight stay at a scenic, tranquil property.

Stay - dorm-style room at Northbrook Farmstay

Distance covered - 5.5 hour drive (470 km), approximately 2 km walking


Day 2 - Journey to Exmouth

Today you will embark on the long drive to Exmouth! Australia is a vast, huge country, so relax in your comfy vehicle and take in the scenery.. Departing from the farm,venture through the expansive bushland and cattle stations of the Gascoyne region, renowned for its red soil, tropical fruits, and abundant mineral deposits.

Stay - hostel in Exmouth

Distance covered - approximately 9 hours of driving (750 km)


Day 3 - Exmouth, Ningaloo Reef & lighthouse walk

Choose your own adventure today, with optional snorkelling or scuba diving at your own expense (seasonal) at Ningaloo Reef. Keep your eyes peeled for whale sharks and manta rays here if you’re lucky enough to swim alongside these majestic creatures! Alternatively, you can join an optional boat tour, visit Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, or relax on the pristine Turquoise Bay beach. Then, explore the stunning Cape Range National Park. In the afternoon, take a short trip to the picturesque Coral Bay before settling in for the night in this charming destination!

Add-on activities

  • Snorkel with whale sharks (April to July only)
  • Beach snorkelling (own expense)

Stay - Coral Bay hostel

Distance covered - 3.5-hour drive (300 km), approximately 2 km of walking


Day 4 - Coral Bay & Ningaloo Reef activities

Enjoy a relaxing day at your own pace in paradise! If you missed snorkelling yesterday, you have another chance today (or dive back in for a second snorkel if you wish!). Ningaloo Reef, one of the world's largest fringing reefs, begins right at the shore, so run straight into the crystal clear water. Swim out and find yourself surrounded by coral, fish, turtles, and manta rays. Swimming with these magnificent creatures is unforgettable. Not into swimming? Opt for a glass-bottom boat tour or other activities.

Add-on activities

  • Snorkel with whale sharks (April to July only)
  • Beach snorkelling (own expense)
  • Glass-bottom boat cruise

Stay - Coral Bay hostel

Distance covered - no driving today, just a short walk to the beach


Day 5 - Tropic of Capricorn & Shell Beach

Today, venture to the Tropic of Capricorn. Your main stop is Shell Beach, an extraordinary beach composed entirely of white shells, making for dreamy, vibrant landscapes. Despite extensive local use over the years, the shells still cover a 60 km stretch and reach depths of up to 7 meters. In the evening, relax and unwind in the beautiful Shark Bay region.

Stay - Monkey Mia hostel

Distance covered - 6.5-hour drive (600 km), approximately 2 km of walking


Day 6 - Monkey Mia, Shark Bay & Kalbarri National Park

This morning, visit Monkey Mia on the Peron Peninsula, famous for its dolphins that visit the waters. Then, drive along the West Coast down through the spectacular World Heritage Park. Here, you'll see stromatolites, the oldest living organisms on Earth along with an array of lush native flora. Then, head south to Kalbarri National Park where, if time allows, you will stop at Murchison Gorge to enjoy the views from Nature’s Window and the Kalbarri Skywalk!

Stay - Kalbarri hostel

Distance covered - 5.5 hour drive (470 km), approximately 5 km of walking


Day 7 - Nambung National Park, Pink Lake & Perth

Today, make your way back to Perth with some gorgeous stops along the way! First up is a scenic drive, featuring Western Australia’s stunning and renowned Pink Lake at Port Gregory. Don’t neglect to take a few photos at this unique and striking spot! Journey through the breathtaking coastal gorges of Kalbarri National Park and visit the charming town of Dongara at the Irwin River’s head. Continue to the unique yellow sand dunes and mysterious limestone formations of the Pinnacles in Nambung National Park. After exploring, you'll head to Perth, where this adventure concludes.

Distance covered - 7-hour drive (600 km), approximately 2 km of walking

More Information

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What To Bring

A strict luggage limit of 15 kg applies. Please bring a soft-sided bag only, with:

  • Light, sun-safe clothing
  • Swimmers
  • Warm clothing for evenings
  • Water bottle
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Ear plugs
  • Small day bag
  • Medications & personal toilettries

What's Included

  • Nambung National Park (Pinnacles) Entrance 
  • Kalbarri National Park Entrance 
  • Monkey Mia Dolphins 
  • Ningaloo Reef Marine Park 
  • Northbr...

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What To Bring

A strict luggage limit of 15 kg applies. Please bring a soft-sided bag only, with:

  • Light, sun-safe clothing
  • Swimmers
  • Warm clothing for evenings
  • Water bottle
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Ear plugs
  • Small day bag
  • Medications & personal toilettries

What's Included

  • Nambung National Park (Pinnacles) Entrance 
  • Kalbarri National Park Entrance 
  • Monkey Mia Dolphins 
  • Ningaloo Reef Marine Park 
  • Northbrook Farmstay 
  • Greenough Wildlife Park Entrance
  • 20 meals (6 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners)
  • 5 nights of shared hostel accommodation
  • 1 night of shared accommodation at a farm stay
  • Transport in an all-terrain minibus
  • All bed linen

What's Extra

  • Snorkel with the whale sharks (April to July only) 
  • Snorkel at Turquoise Bay
  • Glass-bottom boat cruise
  • 3 hour whale watch (seasonal) 
  • Half-day snorkel with manta rays

Terms and Conditions

  • The tour commences in Perth on Day 1 at 7 am and finishes in Perth on day 7 at approximately 6:30 pm.
  • A strict luggage limit of 15 kg applies. Please bring a soft-sided bag only.
  • The accommodation on this trip is in mixed-gender multi-share hostels.
  • This tour is only suitable for travellers ages 18+ with a moderate level of fitness. 
  • Travellers are required to check their itinerary and trip notes prior to travel in case of any changes.
  • Travellers are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance and are completely responsible for selecting an appropriate policy.
  • Please notify us upon booking if there are any dietary requirements. Food is prepared in advance and special diets cannot be catered for unless you tell us in advance. 
  • Itineraries may change due to weather, local conditions, transport schedules, public holidays, or other factors outside of our control.

Terms & Conditions

All information provided at any time by Outback Tours and our affiliates is subject to these Terms & Conditions. This includes but is not limited to tour information, pricing, blog posts, travel advice, itinerary information and availability.


Your Responsibilities

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours and itineraries prior to travel as specified on your voucher or ticket. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Outback Tours/Mr Travel and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers/tickets are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and the individual tour check-in agent, before boarding, of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. Please refer to the specific tour page for full check-in instructions. Guests unable to attend their ticketed tour, transport or accommodation due to delay or lateness will not be eligible for a refund.

If you are undertaking any scuba diving activities, please read and meet the scuba diving medical requirements and information before travel.


Prices/Extra Costs

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.


Accountability/Misconduct

All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based on feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Outback Tours/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.


Travel Risk/Insurance

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Guests embarking on activities such as scuba diving, jet skiing, skydiving and hiking experiences should purchase insurance appropriate for the risks involved with these activities. 


Transport

It should be noted that any transport you have booked (buses, flights and ferries) through Outback Tours is non-refundable and non-transferable. It might be possible to change flights however do note this must be done directly with the flight operator and we are unable to offer any support with this. This may incur change fees or cancellation fees, it depends on the T+Cs of the flight operators themselves. As we acted as a booking agent for you, it is possible to liaise with the airline directly should there be any unexpected events and the airline is forced to cancel your flights. If there are any changes to your flight times or days, we will get notified and send this email directly to you in a reasonable time.


Merchant Fees

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Other

Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change.

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.


Transfers

The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies. Not all tours offer transfers, please refer to the individual product to see if this is applicable to your tour.


Itinerary tours, accommodation and transport subject to change

Any specific accommodation, tours, transport, activities or product listed in our itineraries is subject to change according to availability. Our travel agents will do their best to secure you the specific listed accommodation, however, if not possible according to availability, Outback Tours reserves the right to swap and substitute certain products for similar experiences, accommodation or transport that works with your timeframe.


Information & Advice

All information, advice or pricing provided by Outback Tours and our affiliates, or through any of our team, is subject to change. Outback Tours articles and products are provided online for general information purposes only and are intended as guides. Any advice interpreted from information on the website (including but not limited to financial, immigration, employment and tax information) is not specialist advice and does not constitute legal, tax or other professional instruction. Outback Tours does not guarantee that any information provided is up-to-date or accurate. Please obtain professional advice before actioning any advice, including but not limited to tax, immigration, employment, travel restrictions and finances.

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.

Cancellations

Client Cancellations

All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. No shows or client cancellations made within 60 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers' discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to: admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


Supplier Cancellations

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

All add-on activities (including but not limited to scuba diving, stand-up paddleboarding, helmet diving, guided snorkel tours, banana boat rides and waterslides) are subject to availability and price changing, and may not be available during your tour without notice. Guests are not eligible for refunds on the grounds of non-operating extra activities.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Outback Tours/Mr Travel online department.


Refunds

All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Outback Tours/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


Thank you for booking with our Australian travel experts here at Outback Tours/Mr Travel. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Happy travels! 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the recommended fitness level for this trip?

This tour is only suitable for fit and active people. You must be capable of walking 5 to 9 km a day over uneven terrain and in warm temperatures. Some hikes may require sections of walking/swimming through water. We reserve the right to assess the fitness capability of passengers before the tour departure to ensure this trip is right for you.

Are children permitted?

This experience isn't suitable for children. Travellers must be 18+.

What is the weather like?

Temperatures can be extreme on the West Coast; very high during summer days and very cold during winter nights. Please bring suitable clothing for all conditions, and consider the possibility of hiking during hot weather.

Is this tour suitable for my medical condition?

If you have any medical conditions, disabilities, and/or are pregnant, please advise our team upon booking. As this experience takes place in remote areas, medical facilities are not assured and can be difficult to access, and we want to ensure this tour is right for you.

Can my dietary requirements be catered for?

The following dietary requirements can be catered for with appropriate notice:

- No pork (alternatives provided)
- No dairy (soy milk provided)
- Vegetarian (additional veg and veggie burgers provided)
- Vegan (supply of additional fruit and veg provided)
- Gluten-free (cereal, bread, wraps, pasta, snack bars, sweet and savoury biscuits provided)

Please note that any religious dietary requirements and specifically prepared/sourced produce are not able to be catered for.

It is vital that any travellers with dietary requirements advise us upon booking. Failure to advise us of dietaries without appropriate notice will result in an inability to organise particular foods.

What is the accommodation like?

You will spend this trip in mixed shared dorms in hostels and similar accommodations. All facilities will be available to you. Please note you may be staying in mixed-gender dorms.

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