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Perth to Exmouth Return 8 Day tour


Dorm share
8 days, 7 nights
All Meals
Monday 8:30am Perth YHA
Day 8 Approx 2pm ( Weather/Traffic Dependant)
Explore the West Coast on this amazing journey with the Perth to Exmouth return 8 day tour

Get your adventure on with this Perth to Exmouth return 8 day tour along the West Australian coast and back again. Visit the Pinnacles Desert and Kalbarri National Park before hitting the dunes for some sand boarding. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins as you fall in love with Monkey Mia and then grab a snorkel and see what is swimming under the water line at Coral Bay – sure to be another of your favourite places in Australia.


  • Friendly, Professional tour guide
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary
  • Dorm accommodation in hostel
  • All national park entrance fees

**There is also a 6 day version of this tour that goes one way to Exmouth, **Click here to check it out**

“Explore the West Coast of Australia with a small group tour and make the most of your time in this remote part of the world, you won’t believe the beaches and the Ningaloo reef is stunning!” – Liz – One Stop Adventures Travel Expert


  • Experienced guide
  • Meals as indicated
  • National Park fees
  • Greenough and the Wildlife Park
  • Cervantes
  • Farm Stay
  • Coral Bay
  • Exmouth
  • Kalbarri National Park
  • Z Bend Gorge
  • Monkey Mia
  • Ningaloo Reef
  • Pinnacles Desert
  • Sand Dunes
  • Sandboarding
  • Cape Range
  • Turquoise Bay

Day 1 – Perth to Cervantes 

First of all we depart Perth early morning making our first stop at Yanchep National Park because we will chance to have a up close encounter with Koalas.  After this Australian wildlife experience we will ( weather depending) visit a cave in the Yanchep National Park or either we will go sand boarding at Lancelin.

Following these cool activities we will have lunch and then make our way up the highway to Cervantes to have a walk on the beach and even time for a swim as well.  There is also a chance to maybe see local sea lions as well in this area close to shore. After our beach experience will continue onto the Nambung National Park where you will take in the Pinnacles at sunset before staying the night in Cervantes.

Meals included

Lunch and Dinner



Day 2 – Cervantes to Kalbarri

Travelling north up the coast, we pass through historical Greenough and the Wildlife Park, where an excellent rescue, rehabilitate and release program is at work. We stop to see the unique horizontal trees before arriving at the Hutt River Province, a small breakaway country and the second largest on this continent. Meet a prince and hear about his passion for his own country. Don't forget to bring your passport! The Kalbarri coast will take your breath away with its beauty, migrating whales may be seen from the cliff tops in season, enjoy a little free time in Kalbarri before a mouth-watering Aussie BBQ.

Meals included

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Overnight in Kalbarri

Day 3 – Kalbarri to Shark Bay

 We travel deep into Kalbarri National Park to the awesome Z-Bend gorge for some optional abseiling and a hike down into this 400 million year old landscape, in season we can enjoy a swim in a secluded pool, then on to Nature's Window. After lunch we enter the Midwest Outback, land of few people and huge sheep stations. We drop into the strange Hamelin Pool stromatolites, some of the oldest organisms on Earth and believed to be among the first producers of oxygen, before entering the World Heritage area of Shark Bay and the unique Shell Beach. Tonight we stay at the most western town in Australia overlooking the beautiful Shark Bay (Dorms)

Meals included

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Shark Bay

Day 4 – Shark Bay to Farm-stay

We arrive at Monkey Mia in time to meet the world famous Bottle Nose Dolphins, enjoy a real close encounter and some free time. Continuing north, we head to Eagle Bluff. From our cliff top spot we may see below us lots of wildlife including the sharks this area is named for. Travelling ever northwards you can see why the locals call this area Big Sky Country, also home to the second longest straight road in Australia. Tonight we have exclusive use of an Outback Sheep Station shearers quarters; really rustic and great fun - take a ride in the back of a ute to a private beach for sunset, toast marshmallows on the camp fire, sit and soak up the ambience of the Outback, test your astronomy skills at our million-star accommodation!

Meals included

Breakfast and Dinner


Outback Sheep Station shearers quarters; really rustic and great fun

Day 5 – Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef

We stop on the Tropic of Capricorn before we arrive at Coral Bay. Here the beautiful Ningaloo Reef is just meters from the white sandy beach. Today is full of optional activities; you can sit on the beach and swim, hire snorkel and fins to explore the reef yourself, take a glass bottom boat for a guided tour of what the reef has to offer, or join the Eco day tour to swim with the Coral Bay manta rays (includes lunch). Late this afternoon we make our way up onto the Northwest Cape and into Exmouth. Overnight Potshot Resort (Dorms). We have use of all Resort facilities which includes 2 swimming pools

Meals included

Breakfast,  Dinner


Potshots (Exmouth Township) Dorms

Days 6- Exmouth Peninsula, Ningaloo Reef

Today is yours to do as you want. There are day cruises with the whalesharks (in season, optional), dive charters to the outer reef (optional), or you can come on our FREE explorer tour out to Cape Range and Turquoise Bay. Hire snorkelling equipment (optional) and splash straight into the amazing underwater garden of the Ningaloo Reef either in the Bay or on the Drift. Hopefully we'll spot turtles, octopus and reef sharks as well as a myriad of multi-coloured fish and, of course, the beautiful coral formations that make up the reef. We take a drive up to Vlamingh Head lighthouse for spectacular views over the tip of the peninsular before heading back to town. The 6-day one-way tour finishes this afternoon. Those returning with us have overnight accommodation.

Meals included

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Accommodation: Potshot Resort ( Dorms)

Days 7- Exmouth to Northampton

It's time to head back to Perth, we travel south down the highway towards our overnight stop at the Old Convent at Northampton where spooky things can happen. We will stop along the way regularly for anything we may see of interest also fuel, lunch, toilets etc. Overnight - Old Convent, Northampton (Dorms. No ensuite for upgrades)
Meal(s) included : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Meals included

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Accommodation: Old Convent, Northampton (Dorms. No ensuite for upgrades)

Days 8- Northampton to Perth

Travelling further back down the highway we arrive in Perth at our start point at approximately 14:00 (dependant on traffic, weather conditions etc).

Meals included


Frequently Asked Questions

Who travels on these tours?

This tour is recommended for 18 – 45 year old travellers though if you’re young at heart and a keen adventurer, still feel welcome to book this tour

What is the Fitness Level required for this tour?

Easy to Moderate - An average amount of fitness is required to complete activities and hikes on this tour.

Can we upgrade to a private room on this tour?

Depending on availability we can look into a private upgrade at an extra cost, email us at
What do i need to bring on this tour? 

  • Enough warm and cool clothes for the duration
  • Camera
  • Swimmers and towl
  • Water
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Spending Money
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • flashlight
  • rain jacket
  • towel
  • insect repellant
  • your sense of fun and adventure!

What accommodation will I be staying in?

This tour includes 7 nights dorm accommodation and under stars if you wish some nights. Accommodation locations and areas are listed day to day in the itinerary tab.

How much luggage can I bring on this tour

20 kg luggage limit


Main departure location is at 07:30 outside Perth City YHA on Wellington Street.  Other locations in the city such as some Northbridge hostels, Rendezvous Hotel in Scarborough, Hillary's Boat Harbour, or Whitfords Train Station can be organised. Let us know where you are staying and we can arrange the nearest pick-up point.

What to Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Bathers & Towel
  • Insect repellent
  • Small torch
  • Warm clothes and rain jacket (Winter)

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