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10 Day Adelaide to Perth – The Great Australian Wilderness Journey

Adelaide, South Australia

This 10-day, 4,000km bucket list journey across Australia will leave you breathless, fascinated and connected with nature in a way you could not have imagined. Expect to be wowed by the mouth-watering seafood, incredible coastline and wildlife on the Eyre Peninsula. Feel the vastness of our great land as you travel across the mighty Nullarbor, and stand on the ‘Edge of Australia’ at the Head of Bight. Walk the footprint-free white sandy beaches of Esperance, taste your way around Margaret River and explore the ancient forests of the South West of Western Australia.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Adelaide to Port Lincoln

Stop At: Port Lincoln SA 5606, Australia
You will be transferred from your Adelaide accommodation bright and early to catch your flight to Port Lincoln, arriving 45 minutes later. Your expert guide will greet you and give you an overview of what exciting things are to come on your journey across the South Coast of Australia.

After a little exploring around Port Lincoln, you will enjoy a tantalising lunch of local seafood harvest at an award-winning seafood restaurant.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Mikkira Station, 30KM Southwest From Port Lincoln On Mikkira Lane Of Fishery Bay Road, Port Lincoln, South Australia Australia
Explore some stunning coastline before visiting Mikkira Station, home of a wild koala population. After a full day of exploring its time to relax and enjoy dinner. Driving distance today is around 150km and you’ll spend the night at the award-winning Port Lincoln Hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: 4.5 Star Double/Twin Room at the Port Lincoln Hotel.

Day 2: Coffin Bay (or Great White Shark Experience)

Stop At: Oyster Farm Tours – Coffin Bay, 100a Esplanade, Coffin Bay SA 5607, Australia
Mosey up the coast to the seaside town of Coffin Bay for the Coffin Bay Oyster Farm Tour, the only one of its kind in Australia. Put on some waders and sit down to feast on the world-renowned Coffin Bay oysters, plucked straight out of the ocean.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Locks Well Beach, Bramfield SA 5670, Australia
After lunch, head up the West Coast of the Eyre Peninsula exploring beautiful sights such as Locks Well and Talia Caves.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Coodlie Park Farm Retreat, Flinders Highway, Port Kenny SA 5671, Australia
Then its onward to the business base at Coodlie Park Farm Retreat where you’ll join company owners Hassie and Jo for an Aussie campfire feast. After dinner, head out on a Nocturnal Wildlife & Stargazing Tour giving you a chance to see the beautiful southern skies and native wildlife at its most active. Today travel approximately 250km.

Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Tonight sleep in a 3.5 star fully self-contained cottage at Coodlie Park.

Day 3: Baird Bay & Ceduna

Stop At: Baird Bay, South Australia Australia
Next it’s time for a tour highlight, swimming with Australian sea lions and dolphins in sheltered Baird Bay. The puppy dogs of the sea will splash, twist and twirl all around you and the magical dolphins won’t disappoint either. This optional is available from September to May. (Paid on the day). If is not operating or you’d rather stay on dry land, we offer an alternative itinerary.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Perlubie SA 5680, Australia
After lunch at Streaky Bay, we spend time at our signature stop, Perlubie Beach. As we take in this pristine landscape, we’ll sample fresh oysters and local wines, before checking into our accommodation in the seaside town of Ceduna.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ceduna SA 5690, Australia
Today we travel 180km and stay in the 5 Star Eco Villa’s at Shelly Beach Caravan Park.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stay in the 5 Star Eco Villa’s at Shelly Beach Caravan Park.

Day 4: Head of Bight & The Nullarbor

Stop At: Head of Bight, Eyre Highway 294 KM West of Ceduna, Ceduna, South Australia 5690 Australia
Arrive at the magnificent Head of Bight, Australia’s ultimate coastal lookout. In the months of June to October you’ll be able to see the amazing spectacle of up to 120 Southern Right Whales and their young frolicking in the waters of the Great Australian Bight Marine Park. You have the option to do a scenic flight over the Head of Bight – the longest continuous cliff coastline in the Southern Hemisphere.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Great Australian Bight, Nullarbor, South Australia Australia
Next, get ready to be immersed into the real Australian outback as we begin our journey across the 1660km Nullarbor Plain. That might sound like a long way but there are plenty of stops along the way. You’ll even have the opportunity to play golf on the longest golf course in the world, the Nullarbor Links. Today we clock up a few clicks travelling 550km.
Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: Nullarbor Roadhouse, Eyre Highway, Nullarbor SA 5690, Australia
Tonight stay in an iconic Outback Roadhouse Motel in Boarder Village, just a few kilometres from Western Australia.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Tonight stay in an iconic Outback Roadhouse Motel in Boarder Village, just a few kilometres from Western Australia.

Day 5: The Nullarbor & Esperance

Stop At: Nullarbor National Park, Eyre Highway, Nullarbor, South Australia 5690 Australia
Hit the road before the birds chirp today as the journey across the mighty Nullarbor continues. Stop for an iconic photo at the 90 Mile Straight roadsign and cross the border into Western Australia, rewinding your clock 1.5 hours.
Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Esperance Visitor Centre, Cnr Dempster & Kemp Street, Esperance, Western Australia 6450 Australia
Travel 790km today, which is a long-distance, even by Australian standards. Be entertained by your guide as you enjoy the changing landscapes and depending on weather conditions, head off-road, four-wheel driving along the Balladonia Track to see some unique historical highlights. Arrive in Esperance in the early evening and after a long day enjoy a BBQ dinner on the balcony at the Bay of Isles Motel.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Self-contained 4 star accommodation at the Bay of Isles Motel

Day 6: Cape Le Grand National Park

Stop At: 92 Dempster St Cape Le Grand National Park, Esperance, Western Australia 6450 Australia
Words cannot describe the absolute beauty you are going to experience today. Located approximately 50km east of Esperance, Cape Le Grand is one of Western Australia’s most spectacular National Parks. It features blindingly white sandy beaches with sand so fine it squeaks between your toes. Wildlife is in abundance including the iconic sunbathing kangaroos at Lucky Bay who are always up for a photo opportunity. Swim, bushwalk and reconnect with nature today. Tonight we’ll stay back in Esperance and enjoy dining at a local restaurant. Just 80km to travel today.
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Lucky Bay Road Cape Le Grand National Park, Esperance, Western Australia 6450 Australia
Meet the iconic kangaroos of Lucky Bay.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Self-contained 4 star accommodation at the Bay of Isles Motel

Day 7: South West Coast & Albany

Pass By: Stirling Range National Park, Stirling Range Drive, Western Australia 6317 Australia
It’s more breathtaking scenery today as we head from Esperance through the beautiful Stirling Ranges. If you are lucky to be travelling during wildflower season it will look even more picture perfect.

Stop At: Porongurup National Park, via Mt Barker-Porongurup Rd Great Southern Region, Mount Barker, Western Australia 6323 Australia
Travel into the oldest mountain range in the world – the Porongurups, to take a spectacular walk through forest to Castel Rock for jaw dropping views.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Torndirrup National Park, Turn Left Just Before End of Salmon Hole Rd, 10 Km South of Albany, Albany, Western Australia 6330 Australia
As we make our way along some amazing coastline towards Albany, we’ll stop at Torndirrup National Park to be wowed by The Gap and Natural Bridge.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Albany Visitor Centre, 221 York Street, Albany, Western Australia 6330 Australia
Once in Albany we’ll discover the township and its rich culture. Explore Mt. Clarence and the National Anzac Centre before checking into our motel accommodation. Enjoy a great meal at Due South overlooking the sea. Today we travel around 550km.

Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stay in 4.5 self-contained accommodation in the heart of Albany.

Day 8: Denmark & Walpole

Stop At: Denmark Visitor Centre, 73 South Coast Hwy, Denmark, Western Australia 6333 Australia
Grab a coffee in Denmark, a gorgeous town nestled on the banks of the Denmark River.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Valley of the Giants Road 15 km east of Walpole, Western Australia 6333 Australia
Next we’ll head inland to the old growth forests of the Walpole Wilderness region. At the iconic Valley of the Giants we’ll do the Ancient Empire and Treetop Canopy walks.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Margaret River Beach Apartments, Margaret, 1 Resort Pl, Gnarabup WA 6285, Australia
Arriving into Margaret River in the evening, we’ll settle into our accommodation at the Margaret River Beach Resort and enjoy a delicious meal at The Common Restaurant. Today we travel around 400km.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: 4.5 Star accommodation at the Margaret River Beach Resort

Day 9: Margaret River

Stop At: Surfers Point, Prevelly, Western Australia 6285 Australia
After breakfast at a favourite local café overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Margaret River Visitor Centre, 100 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285 Australia
Have some time to explore the quaint township of Margaret River and its eclectic craft and produce stores.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Margaret River Chocolate Company, 415 Harman_s Mill Road, Metricup, Western Australia 6280 Australia
The rest of the day your taste buds will be in heaven as we taste our way around the region. Visit cellar doors, a chocolate factory, cheese factory and boutique brewery.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Margaret River Cheese Company, 8063 Bussell Hwy, Metricup, Western Australia 6280 Australia
Sample more local produce.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vasse Felix Winery, Cnr Tom Cullity Drive & Caves Road, Cowaramup, Western Australia WA 6284 Australia
But the highlight today will be a delectable lunch at the world-renowned Vasse Felix, Margaret River’s founding wine estate.

Spend the night back in Margaret River feeling satisfied from all the delicious produce and wine! Today we travel within the Margaret River region travelling just 80km.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: 4.5 Star accommodation at the Margaret River Beach Resort

Day 10: Margaret River to Perth

Stop At: Koomal Dreaming, Yallingup Caves Rd, Yallingup WA 6282, Australia
Enjoy one of the best Indigenous experiences in Australia at Koomal Dreaming. Journey deep into Ngilgi Cave where you’ll be mesmerised by a live didgeridoo performance, storytelling and traditional fire-making during this fascinating 2.5 hour cultural tour.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Meelup Beach Road, Busselton, Western Australia Australia
As your 10 day journey draws to an end we’ll visit one last spectacular white sandy beach in Dunsborough.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Busselton Jetty, 3L Queen St Beach Front Busselton, Busselton, Western Australia 6280 Australia
Grabbing a coffee at the popular holiday town of Busselton. Here you will see the longest jetty in the world. We’ll arrive into Perth around dinner time where we will drop you at your pre-booked accommodation. On the last day of your 10 day journey we’ll travel 300km into Perth.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Location

Adelaide, South Australia

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