Pinnacles Sunset and Star Gazing Tour
Tuesday and Thursday
Your Hotel in Perth
Your Hotel in Perth
This 11 hour tour leaves from your hotel in Perth at 12:00 AM, once you arrive and have contact with your guide, you will get into the car to begin your journey. For 25 minutes you will travel to your first stop in the Swan Valley, start with a quick tour of the Swan Valley to see the Gombok Gallery Sculpture Park, which is the largest private art gallery in Western Australia. There is an incredible exhibition of sculptures in the park, as well as Australian works of art in the galleries.
Then you can taste the wine and fresh products of Coward and Black, a boutique winery awarded with multiple awards. Right next door is the Margaret River chocolate factory, where you can taste free chocolates and buy some of their famous products. You will continue towards the house of honey, where you can taste its wide range of local honey.
Next, you will head north on Lancelin to experience the thrill of sandboarding on Lancelin's sand dunes. That place will impress you with pure white sand and you will be surprised by the giant sand dunes that can reach up to three stories high. GPS Adventures has sandboarding tables made to measure for you to use and also have a Mavic Pro Drone to capture all the action from the air. With the DJI glasses and you can experience what the drone sees flying over the sand dunes.
After experiencing an incredible experience doing sandboarding. Now you will head north along the Indian Ocean to the Ngilgen Lookout lookout, a beautiful picnic spot overlooking the natural reserves near the Indian Ocean where you can appreciate the wildflowers of the season.
After visiting the viewpoint, you will head further north towards the Pinnacles Desert, a unique Australian landscape. You will arrive in the afternoon when the sun is already going, which is one of the best moments to photograph the Pinnacles where the Pinnacles' shadows create remarkable patterns and shapes that ripple over the sands of the desert. You can walk the trails and visit the observation deck overlooking the Pinnacles Desert.
At this stop you will have plenty of time to walk through the Pinnacles desert and have a picnic dinner on the observation deck under the stars. In this place you can also see the Tree of Quandong (wild Peach) that was used by local aborigines to obtain food and medicine, and the fruit is also a favorite of the resident population of Emu.
After having enjoyed dinner in a unique place, you will relax under the stars of the impressive night sky. With the help of telescopes you can get a close view of the stars and some of the planets. You can even connect your smartphone to the telescope to take some amazing pictures of the night sky.
While you observe the stars in the dark sky with a laser guide, your tour guide will indicate elements of interest in the sky and you will be able to hear stories of aboriginal dream time related to the night sky. Look for the Milky Way and see if you can see the giant scorpion, the kangaroo or the emu in the sky. You can also see planets such as Saturn and Jupiter depending on the time of year.
After 11 hours on this incredible tour you will return to Perth around 11:00 PM and you will be left at your hotel.
Tour Tickets (may vary by date)
|General (P/P)||140.00 (AUD)|
- Entry to Gombok Gallery.
- Dinner and dessert under the stars.
- Entry fees to national parks.
- Sand sleds.
- Camera or phone to take photos.
- A hat, sunscreen and good walking shoes.
- Warm clothes for the evening as the Pinnacles desert can be very cold later in the day.
- A small bottle of water.
Once a booking is made the following cancellation fees will apply:
Half and full day tours
- More than 30 days prior to departure; no fee payable .
- 16 to 29 days prior to departure; 25% of total price.
- 15 to 2 days prior to departure; 50% of total price.
- Within 24 hours of departure; 100% of total price.
If you fail to join a tour or join it after departure, or leave it prior to its completion, no tour refund can be made.