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Streaky Bay/Nullabor Whales/Gawler Ranges  
Departs:  Monday, 21 August 2017    
Duration:  6  Days Tour Number: 2651    
Price: 
Cost: $1520 p.p. twin share
(Travel Club $1444)
Single Supplement $300~ No Travel Club discount Deposit $150 p.p. on booking,
Balance due 27th July
   
 
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Tour Includes:
Cost Includes: 5 Cooked Breakfasts, 2 Lunches
5 Evening Meals and 5 Nights’ Accommodation
All Entrance Fees on Itinerary
HOME PICK AND RETURN
 
 
Day 1 : Adelaide - Streaky Bay
Your chauffered car will pick you up from home and drop you at Our Aust-wide tours Depot 101 Muller Rd Hampstead Gardens for our 7.30 departure and travel through to Port Wakefield for a comfort stop, continuing on to Port Augusta for lunch (own expense).  After lunch we hit the road making our way past Iron Knob and Kimba to Wudinna for a comfort stop, continuing along the Eyre Highway through Poochera and finally Streaky Bay. This will be our home for the next 2 nights.  Time to freshen up before dinner at the motel before retiring in your own time (B D)
Streaky Bay Hotel-Motel
 
Day 2 : Streaky Bay - Sceale Bay - Streaky Bay
After a cooked breakfast in the dining room we board the coach and make our way  to  Murphy’s Haystacks, a series of dramatically weathered granite outcrops which are possibly as much as 1500 million years old, where we will have a cuppa. They were named after Dennis Murphy, the property owner, by the local mail coach driver who used to point them out to passengers during the trip from Streaky Bay to Port Kenny. Next we head down to Point Labatt Conservation Park to see the only permanent colony of sea-lions on the Australian mainland. Travelling back to Steaky Bay we have time for our lunch (supplied). After lunch we visit the Streaky Bay oyster shed where we learn about the finer points of oyster farming. We may have a taste of the oysters.  Our final stop for the day is at the Museum which is in the Old School Building and is run by the National Trust. Exhibits at the museum include displays of Aboriginal artefacts, birds’ eggs, shells, old furniture, medical equipment and early agricultural machinery. It is a typical folk museum with lots of interesting memorabilia about the local region. The day almost complete we make our way back to the motel with time to freshen up before dinner. (B D)
 
 
Day 3 : Streaky Bay - Penong - Nullabor
After a hearty breakfast we head for the Nullabor travelling along the Eyre Highway through Ceduna, Penong, Bookabie to Nundroo, and Yalata before we reach the Head of The Bight for a  lunch time sausage sizzle. There were a record number of whales sighted last year.  Access is via the new boardwalk which was completed a few years ago. The boardwalk is safe and offers spectacular views.  Closer to shore would be the females with their calves while further out are the bulls frolicking with some young females (mothers maybe one day). Time to make our way to the Nullabor Hotel/Motel for our night's accommodation  It is also possible to arrange a flight over the Bight at own cost (approx. $120). (B L D)
Nullabor Hotel/Motel
 
Day 4 : Nullabor - Wudinna
After breakfast we pack the coach and make our way back east to Yalata, Nundroo, Bookabie, Penong and on to Ceduna for our lunch (own cost).  After Lunch we  continue our travels through Wirrrulla and Poochera before we make Wudinna where we see Turtle Rock and  Mt Wudinna.  We have time to stroll around and climb Mt Wudinna which is South Australia’s version of Ayers Rock with 90% of the rock under the surface then to our overnight stop at Wudinna (B D)
Gawler Ranges Motel
 
Day 5 : Wudinna - Gawler Ranges - Wudinna
After our hearty cooked breakfast we split into two groups, half will board the coach for our morning sightseeing including Polda Rock, Paney shearing shed and toilet stop (morning tea), Old Paney homestead to Yandinga Gorge (great rocks and walks). The others will board the 4-wheel drives and head for some of the wonderful country through the ranges where we can't get the large coach and see Corribinnie Depression  (old river system), Nukey Valley, Kolay Hut and Micira Rock, Conical Hill and Pondanna Homestread and Yandinga Well. Both groups will meet up for lunch at Yandinga before swaping vehicles and tours, meeting back at the motel to swap stories of the day over dinner, retiring in your own time. (B L D)
 
 
Day 6 : Wudinna - Adelaide
After breakfast and packing the coach we go to Kimba for a quick stop at the Giant Galah.  Moving along past Iron Knob through to Port Augusta for lunch (own cost) and on to Adelaide with a couple of comfort stops, arriving back in Adelaide at approx. 6pm where, after a wonderful tour, you will be met by cars to return you to your home (metro area only). (B)