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The Pilbara Seven Days

 

Day One

Arrive in Karratha and transfer to Point Samson, stopping at the historic town of Cossack along the way. Take a cruise along the Harding River, explore the restored lighthouse on Jarman Island or admire the historic buildings of WA’s oldest port. Or for the more adventurous, see the Pilbara coastline from the air by taking a parachute jump.

Day Two

Spend the day exploring the Dampier Archipelago, go swimming, snorkelling and beachcombing, or try your luck at fishing for red emperor, Spanish mackerel, golden trevally and snapper.

Day Three

Enjoy a cruise around the Dampier Archipelago, lunching on fresh seafood, swimming and snorkelling in the blue waters of the Indian Ocean, spotting dolphins and from July to September, see whales frolicking.

Day Four

The Burrup Peninsula is home to the world’s most concentrated collection of Indigenous rock art (petroglyphs). After a picnic lunch, your charter flight departs Karratha for Karijini National Park. Enjoy a birds-eye view of the Chichester and Hamersley Ranges and the longest privately-owned railway in the world. Overnight at Karijini Eco Retreat and dine under a night sky filled with stars.

Day Five

Take in the award-winning Karijini Visitor Centre and its fantastic interpretative display. A short drive takes you to Dales Gorge for a refreshing dip in the emerald-coloured pools of Fern Pool, Fortescue Falls and Circular Pool.

Day Six

Check out Kalimina Gorge, Joffre Falls lookout and the most spectacular view in Australia from Oxer’s Lookout. Explore Hancock Gorge, swim in Handrail Pool and enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by some of the oldest rocks in the world.

Day Seven

From Karijini, head to Tom Price, the highest town in Western Australia. Take a fascinating tour of Pilbara Iron’s open-cut mine and watch the massive haul packs trundling back and forth. Feast on lunch a-top Mt Nameless overlooking the stunning Hamersley Ranges, before your return flight to Perth.