- Stop in the town of Port Augusta
- Visit the Iron Knob, where the first iron ore deposit was discovered
- Travel through sheep station country to Mt Ive Station
- Tour into the Gawler Ranges amazing wilderness
- Travel to the Head of the Great Australian Bight
- See up to 60 magnificent whales which have gathered in the Bight
- Visit the little fishing village of Fowlers Bay
- Follow the coastline to Streaky Bay
- Explore the Point Labatt Conservation Park
- See Australia’s only known breeding ground for Sea Lions
- Visit Port Lincoln, the centre of SA’s tuna fishing industry
The Last Wilderness
$2,950 per person, twin share*
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8 days | Departs 14 Sep 2020 –
Discover the amazing animals in the wild in the Eyre Peninsula, visiting the Gawler Ranges, the Great Australian Bight, Nullabor National Park, Streaky Bay & Port Lincoln.
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- Return flights from your homeport to Adelaide (as required)
- 7 days of luxury touring
- 6 breakfasts (B), 2 morning teas (MT) , 4 lunches (L) & 6 dinners (D)
Fly from your homeport to the city of Adelaide, South Australia on the day before your tour begins. A transfer will take you to your hotel for your overnight stay. The rest of your day is at leisure for you to explore the city.
There’s plenty to see and do in Adelaide – why not take a tour of the famous Adelaide Oval, a stroll down Rundle Mall or take a short tram ride to the seaside suburb of Glenelg. If you are arriving in Adelaide in the morning, you may also wish to take a half day tour to the McLaren Vale wine region or to the picturesque Adelaide Hills. Tonight, we recommend dining at one of the many restaurants in the city or in the seaside suburb of Glenelg.
❱ Hotel stay: Mercure Grosvenor Hotel or similar (1 night)
We travel via Port Wakefield where we stop for morning tea along the way. On arrival in Post Augusta we stop for a lunch break before continuing to Whyalla. On arrival, we travel into the Alexander Motor Inn Whyalla. Tonight, enjoy dinner in the motel restaurant.
❱ Hotel stay: Best Western Alexander Motel (1 night)
After a cooked breakfast, we tour to Iron Knob where the first iron ore deposit was discovered and the town grew up between the two “sister” quarries. Iron Knob has supplied Whyalla for ore to supply its steel and shipbuilding for many years. After morning tea, we depart Iron Knob and travel in a westerly direction along an old dirt road through sheep station country passing to Mt Ive Station. After a picnic lunch, here we take the station track to visit Lake Gairdner.
We travel down through old Buckleboo and take the Stringer Highway, another dirt track, to re-join the Eyre Highway. We continue West through Kyancutta and arrive into Wudinna, the gateway to the Gawler Ranges. Dinner tonight will be in the Motel restaurant.
❱ Hotel stay: Gawler Ranges Motel (2 nights)
After breakfast, we tour into the Gawler Ranges amazing wilderness. These ranges are virtually unchanged and are rarely seen due to the lack of accommodation and facilities in the area. Amazing rock formations include stunning granite boulders towering above the unusual vegetation. Rare Yellow footed rock wallabies can often be seen hopping around in their natural environment.
During our touring, we stop for morning tea taking in the natural beauty of the area. We continue and enjoy views of an untouched timeless landscape dotted with ruins which have been abandoned after many years. After a picnic lunch, our tour takes us to the old Paney Homestead, Policeman’s Point, Stone Dam and the Yandinga Gorge before returning to Wudinna.
After breakfast, we depart Wudinna at 8:30am to Poochera then continue to Ceduna. After a stop here, we continue to travel to Head of the Great Australian Bight. Here we enjoy the amazing spectacle and beautiful sights when up to 60 magnificent whales who have gathered here to breed from the Antarctic to enjoy the warmer waters. A special viewing platform allows us to get an up-close view of the whales as they frolic in the waters below. Travel back to Ceduna for dinner.
❱ Hotel stay: Ceduna Foreshore (2 nights)
Today we set off West along the Eyre Highway towards the Nullarbor National Park Reserve. We travel via Penong and onto Bookabie to the little fishing village of Fowlers Bay. On arrival, we board an interesting cruise on the Bay. There are normally great opportunities to spot many of the whales playing in the ocean. On our return to shore we enjoy lunch by the sea at the Folwers Bay Caravan Park. After lunch, we tour back to Ceduna for dinner and overnight stay.
This morning we travel along the Flinders highway following the coastline to Smoky Bay and onto Streaky Bay. After refreshments, we continue to Point Labatt Conservation Park. Here is Australia’s only known breeding ground for Sea Lions. We can observe them as they laze in the sun or dive for fish. We re-join the highway and continue to Port Kenny and Port Lincoln.
❱ Hotel stay: Limani Motel (1 night)
After breakfast, we take a short tour of Port Lincoln, the centre of South Australia’s Tuna fishing industry. The town is known throughout the world for the great number of Great White Sharks which are found in the area. We travel from Port Lincoln to Port Neil and Cowell to Port Augusta. We then continue our tour home via Port Wakefield before arriving in Adelaide at 5:30pm.
You will be dropped off at your hotel in Adelaide at the end of your tour for your overnight stay.
The next day, enjoy a full day at leisure to explore Adelaide and South Australia. Ask us about optional tours that are available today including day tours to the Barossa Valley, Adelaide Hills or the McLaren Vale wine region. Alternatively, you may wish to take a stroll down Rundle Mall or visit the Adelaide Zoo and the Botanic Gardens. Later today, a chauffeured car will take you from your hotel to Adelaide Airport in time for your flight back to your homeport.
❱ Hotel stay: Mercure Grosvenor Hotel or similar (1 night)
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- Flights are included from all departure cities shown as required. These are based on Economy Class group airfares, and are subject to availability at the time of your booking confirmation.
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After deposit is received – loss of deposit;
Within 60 days of departure – 100% of total booking value.
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