From natural landmarks to Aboriginal culture, this day trip from Perth through Western Australia’s wheat belt area introduces you the regional history and geological beauty that lie outside the city. You’ll visit York, the oldest township in Avon Valley; Wave Rock and Hippo’s Yawn, unusual rock formations; Mulka’s Cave, an ancient site sacred to Aboriginals; and make a stop for tea in a quaint country town. During the spring months, make plenty of stops to view wildflowers when they’re spotted during the tour.Day tour to York, Wave Rock and other geological sites from PerthLearn about the pioneer days of Western Australia in the first township founded in the Avon ValleySee the unusual rock formation Hippo’s YawnMarvel at the 15-meter-high Wave RockLearn about Dreamtime stories and discover Aboriginal sacred sitesSpend some free time at lunch to visit Wildlife Park or the Antique Lace CollectionSee the wildflowers in bloom between September and November
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Stop At: Avon Valley National Park, Mundaring, Western Australia 6073 Australia
Your day trip starts with the drive east of Perth to historical York, the first town founded in the Avon Valley. Stop here to enjoy morning tea in town (own expense) before continuing to Hyden, pausing along the way at a dog cemetery in honor of working Australian sheepdogs.
In Hyden, check out Hippo’s Yawn, a rock formation that resembles a yawning hippopotamus, and then sit down to an Aussie Country-Style lunch at the Wildflower Shop, and and choose to visit a wildlife park or check out the Antique Lace Collection. After eating, make the drive to Wave Rock, one of Western Australia’s most popular natural landmarks, a 50-foot-tall (15-meter) rock formation that resembles a giant ocean wave.
Next, head to Mulka’s Cave, a large boulder with a hollowed-out, cave-like shape, and the Humps, a granite formation. Then start the drive back to Perth, taking a different route that includes a stop in a country town of for afternoon tea (own expense). If you’re taking this tour during wildflower season (typically September to November), you’ll make stops during the day for views and photo opportunities of Western Australia’s renowned wildflowers.
Your day trip ends when you arrive back in Perth in the late evening.
Duration: 8 hours
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
- Lunch - Aussie Country-Style lunch
- Live commentary on board
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Entry/Admission - Avon Valley National Park
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