Discovery Shipwrecked on the Abrolhos Islands
Discovery Shipwrecked on the Abrolhos Islands
4 days

Featuring a scenic flight and morning tea on East Wallabi Island

Overview

Join us for a short break to the hub of Australia’s Coral Coast and enjoy a scenic flight to the Abrolhos Islands. Landing on East Wallabi Island, enjoy morning tea followed by a guided nature walk or a snorkelling adventure. On the return flight to Geraldton, you will see Long and Beacon Islands, the Batavia shipwreck site and the Geelvink Channel.

Australian Destination Western Australia
International Destination
Tour Date 25 to 28 April 2022
Number Of Days 4 days
Tour Price From (per person twin share) $2,175
Tour Cost Adult$0
Tour Price Single Option $215

Holiday Activity Level

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highlights
  • Abrolhos Islands scenic flight (four hours)
  • Morning tea on East Wallabi Island
  • Guided snorkel or nature walk on Wallabi Island
  • Pinnacles guided walk
  • Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre
  • Monsignor Hawes guided tour of Geraldton
  • Museum of Geraldton
  • HMAS Sydney II Memorial

Pre/post tour transfers (ex Perth, WA)

7 meals

3 nights’ accommodation

Tours and attractions

Professional Villa Tour Leader and Coach Captain

Your itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
 
Day 1. Guided walks and talks (D)                                           
We collect you from home for the journey north, stopping at West Coast Honey. Travelling on to Cervantes, we will join the local rangers for a guided two-hour walk through the iconic Pinnacles Desert. At Lake Thetis, view ancient marine thrombolites. Overnight: Cervantes Pinnacles Motel, Cervantes
 
Day 2. Geraldton’s legacies and longboats (BD)                   
This morning we will leave the Turquoise Coast and travel north to Geraldton. Upon arrival, we will visit the Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre to learn about the legacy of this talented architect and priest, followed by a coach tour of other buildings designed by Monsignor Hawes with a local specialist guide. We then visit the Museum of Geraldton to join a tour of the Shipwrecks Gallery and meet the passionate volunteers behind the Batavia Longboat Replica. We will finish the day’s touring with a visit to the scenic HMAS II Sydney Memorial. Overnight: Best Western Hospitality Inn, Geraldton
 
Day 3. Abrolhos Islands scenic flight (BD)                             
Board your small aircraft for an extended scenic flight over Geraldton and the Abrolhos Islands. En route, your pilot will point out pearl farms, the historic church on Basile Island, colourful fisherman’s camps, marine life, the oldest European building in Australia and coastal shipwrecks. Upon landing, take a walk to beautiful Turtle Bay for morning tea, then choose between a guided snorkelling adventure or a guided nature walk.
This afternoon in Geraldton, experience Leanes Trench, a replica World War I trench located 30 kilometres from Geraldton. A world first, this authentic replica of a 140-metre-long trench honours the efforts of Anzac soldiers at Gallipoli. After an exciting day, enjoy a relaxing sunset dinner at Skeeta’s waterfront restaurant. Overnight: Best Western Hospitality Inn, Geraldton
 
Day 4. Geraldton to Perth (BL)                                                              
Today we will follow the Brand Highway past the leaning trees to Port Denison, where we will stop for morning tea on the foreshore. A farewell lunch is provided in Jurien Bay before our tour concludes with our afternoon return to Perth. Upon arrival courtesy vehicles will be on hand to provide you with transfers to your home.
 
Itinerary is subject to change. Terms and conditions apply. FreeCall 1800 066 272 for details.
 
Note: Scenic flights are subject to weather conditions and may be cancelled (refunded). The weather at the Abrolhos Islands is subject to change. Please take suitable clothing in case of rain or cool temperatures.

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