Monday and ThursdayDuration
Approximately 11.5 hoursStart time
Duration: Approximately 11.5 hours
Pick up from selected Hotels in Perth CBD (Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking). Alternative pick up point: Perth Sightseeing Centre, Shop 1 Barrack Street JettyEnding Point
Same as the start point
Discover Australia’s only Benedictine Abbey and the mystical Pinnacles Desert with the Pinnacles Desert and New Norcia Tour. A must for nature lovers, this tour will take you through the historical Guildford and Swan Valley to New Norcia, the only monastic town in Australia.
Enjoy a picnic lunch at Western Wildflower Farm before heading to the Nambung National Park, which is home to the Pinnacles Desert.
An English speaking guide will accompany you throughout the tour, escorting you to the important sights and giving you useful information about the history and culture of the places.
You will depart from Perth and head towards the historical Guildford and the Swan Valley. On your way you will come across Perth’s Pearce Air Force Base through the orange growing district of Bindoon to reach fascinating New Norcia.
New Norcia is the only surviving monastic town of Australia. Home to the Benedictine Abbey , drive through the town and learn about its intriguing history and culture of the community before stopping for morning tea (not included in the tour). You will also visit a local produce shop from where you can purchase Benedictine Community goods like olive oil, fruit wine, delicious Norcia nut cake and fresh breads. If time permits, you can also visit the museum and art gallery (not included in the tour).
Next, you will head past Moora to the Western Wildflower Farm and see for yourself how wildflowers are preserved for export. You will be accompanied by guide who will explain you the process. This will be followed by a nice picnic lunch at the farm.
After lunch, you will head to the fishing town of Cervantes which is known for rock lobsters. These lobsters are primarily exported to Japan.
Your final stop will be the Nambung National Park, home of the mystical Pinnacles Desert. Walk through the fascinating landscape with the help of the guide who share notes on the park’s origin and the scenery.
Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pick up
This tour requires minimum of 2 passengers for the tour to depart
Local operator reserves the right to cancel departures or alter tour itineraries as deemed necessary. Itinerary alterations may occur due to road or weather conditions, accommodation availability, strikes, public holidays, cultural and religious traditions.
Fuel levies may be introduced when required. Should this occur, charges will be payable direct and subject to change without notice.
Strong wind conditions may result in the closure of the Tree Top Walk, in which case alternative touring arrangements will be made
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.