Full-Day Wave Rock, York, Wildflowers & Aboriginal Culture

Journey through the Western Australia wheatbelt to Wave Rock, one of Australia’s most incredible natural monuments. Visit the historic township of York and view other significant formations of the area.


Tour Highlights

York
Situated in the Avon Valley, York is one of Western Australia’s most picturesque towns with charming architecture. This town was the first inland European settlement in Western Australia, founded back in 1831. Be sure to take a short stroll along the main town strip and see many of the old buildings which are still in use today.

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Dog Cemetery
Here you will find owners loving memories of their faithful four legged companions. Stroll through the cemetery and see the elaborate headstones and touching messages.

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Hippos Yawn
Another rocky outcrop in the area, named because of it’s resemblance of a hippopotamus yawning.

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The Humps
View the Aboriginal artwork at “The Humps”, a large granite formation.

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Mulka’s Cave
Hear the Aboriginal legend of Mulka and view the imprints of his hands which can still be seen in the cave today.

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Wave Rock
East of Perth you will find Wave Rock, a giant surf like landform of multicoloured granite, appearing as if it’s about to crash in to the ground below. Wave Rock is over 2,700 million years old.

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Wildlife Park and Antique Lace Collection
If time permits, wander through the wildlife park where you can enjoy time seeing kangaroos, emus wallabies, wombats, koalas, lizards and wide range of birds. Alternatively view the antique lace collection, dating back to the 1600’s. Hand and machine made lace products are housed in beautiful hand crafted cabinets.

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Wildflowers (seasonal)
Stop to view wildflowers throughout the tour whilst they are in season. Varieties include the orange flowering Christmas Tree, Kangroo Paw, Banksia, Wattle and Everlastings.

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Itinerary

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    Depart

    Depart from Perth approximately 8:00am.

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    York

    Heading East, we enjoy morning tea (own expense) at historic York, the first township founded in the Avon Valley.

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    Dog Cemetery

    Visit the Dog Cemetery before arriving in Hyden.

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    Hippo's Yamn

    We then visit Hippo's Yawn, a rock formation which resembles a hippo yawning.

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    Lunch

    Break for a buffet lunch at the Wildflower Shop.

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    Wave Rock

    See the spectacle of Wave Rock and the ancient Gnamma Holes. Whilst here visit either a Wildlife Park or view the unique Antique Lace Collection.

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    The Humps & Mulka's Cave

    Leaving Wave Rock, we visit The Humps and Mulka's Cave

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    Babakin

    We return to Perth via a different route and stop at the quaint country town of Babakin for afternoon team prepared by the Country Women's Association (own expense).

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    Wildflower Viewing

    Wildflower viewing stops are made in season.

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    Return to Perth

    Return to Perth at approximately 8:30pm.


Tour Details

 Tour WR
 Adult: AUD$185
 Child (2 – 12 YRS): AUD$110


Price valid from 01 Apr 2016 to 31 Mar 2017

 Distance 700km
 Departs 8:00am Daily (except 25 Dec)
Returns 8:30pm (approximately)
Includes Luxury coach travel
Expert commentary
Entry fees
Meals Lunch included.
Vegetarian and halal options can be requested.
Please advise any dietary requirements at time of booking.
Notes
  • Profusion of wildflowers depends on weather and other conditions, therefore we cannot guarantee sightings.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes, bring a hat and your camera.
  • Terms and conditions applied.
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