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Emu Tour of Australia
Northern and Western Australia tour itinerary in 15 days

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Self-Driving tour itinerariesNorthern and Western Australia in 15 days. This tour starts in Cairns and ends in Perth.

This tour focuses on Northern and Western Australia, with extensive visits in areas of Queensland and the Northern Territory.

This tour in Northern and Western Australia features:

Undara Volcanic National Park - Lake Tinaroo - Great Barrier Reef – Mossman's Gorge – Tjapukai Cultural Centre - Territory Wildlife Park - Litchfield National Park - Kakadu National Park - Nourlangie Rocks - Jumping Crocodiles - Sunken Pinnacles in Nambung National Park - Kalbarri National Park - Monkey Mia.



Jumping crocodile, Northern Australia Kuranda cable car Undersea World Aquarium, Cairns Aboriginal Show


Emu Tour of Australia Itinerary
Northern and Western Australia tour itinerary in 15 days
Tour starts in Sydney and ends in Brisbane.
Day
Exceptional and spectacular landscapes
1
Cairns - Atherton
Northern and Western Australia tours
Morning arrival in Cairns. To enable you to adapt to the time shift, this day is fairly active with short walks in nature. 2 nights in Atherton.
2
Atherton - Undara National Park - Atherton
Northern and Western Australia tours
limo tour kookaburra watchingUndara Volcanic National Park: famous lava tubes and natural reserve of Australia. Volcanic lakes, sugar cane plantations and countryside. 2nd night in Atherton.
3
Atherton - Cairns
Northern and Western Australia tours
Cruise on Lake Tinaroo. Esplanade Walking trail in Cairns: lookout. 4 nights in Cairns.
4
Cairns - Great Barrier Reef - Cairns
Northern and Western Australia tours
lighthouse tourGreat Barrier Reef full day cruise (by sailboat) unique to this part of Australia. Observation of the coral reef aboard a semi-submersible. Pelagic bird colony. 2nd night in Cairns.
5
Cairns - Cape Tribulation - Cairns
Northern and Western Australia tours
Full day by 4WD. Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park, Mossman's gorge. Tropical forest of Australia walk. 3rd night in Cairns.
6
Cairns - Kuranda - Cairns
Northern and Western Australia tours
exclusive tour in australiaTrain and cable car excursion to Kuranda. Rainforest. Tjapukai Cultural Centre (Aboriginal show). 4th night in Cairns.
7
Cairns - Darwin
Northern and Western Australia tours
Flecker Botanical Gardens. Domestic flight from Cairns to Darwin, Northern Territory of Australia. Overnight in Darwin.
8
Darwin - Litchfield National Park
Northern and Western Australia tours
wombat watchingTerritory Wildlife Park and Litchfield National Park (natural reserves). Waterfalls (possible swimming). Overnight in Litchfield National Park.
9
Litchfield National Park - Kakadu National Park
Northern and Western Australia tours
Kakadu National Park tour, Yellow Waters cruise. Overnight in Kakadu National Park.
10
Kakadu National Park - Darwin
Northern and Western Australia tours
enjoyable australia tourNourlangie Rocks and Ubirr: Aboriginal and Rupestral Paintings. Jumping crocodile cruise, unique to this part of Australia. Overnight in Darwin.
11
Darwin - Perth
Northern and Western Australia tours
Downtown walk in Darwin. Domestic flight to Perth, Western Australia's capital. Overnight in Perth.
12
Perth - Moora
Northern and Western Australia tours
ayers rock custom australia tourWestern Australia's magnificent marine life at the Aquarium of Western Australia. View of the Guilderton Sunken Pinnacles. Observation points from the Lancelin White Dunes. 2 nights in Moora.
13
Moora - Nambung National Park - Moora
Northern and Western Australia tours
Sunken Pinnacles in Nambung National Park, near Cervantes, one of the most amazing fossils in Western Australia. New Norcia tour, a Spanish town in Western Australia. 2nd night in Moora.
14
Moora - Geraldton
Northern and Western Australia tours
sydney harbour bridge vacationLake Indoon near Eneabba. Port Denison and Dongara tour. Greenough historic tour. St Francis Xavier Cathedral in Geraldton, Western Australia. Overnight in Geraldton.
15
Geraldton - Kalbarri - Monkey Mia - Geraldton - Perth
Northern and Western Australia tours
Scenic flight (weather-dependent): incredible view of Kalbarri National Park, and Monkey Mia to meet the dolphins that are unique to this part of Australia. Back to Kalbarri, Northampton Cathedral, "Our Lady in Ara Coeli" Catholic Church. Flight from Geraldton to Perth. This is the end of your tour in Northern and Western Australia.
Aboriginal art, North Western Australia  Monkey Mia, Western Australia Sunken Pinnacles, North Western Australia Yellow Waters cruise


Aborigines

Aborigine The Aborigines were the first people to populate Australia. When the first settlers arrived from Britain in 1788, it is estimated their numbers were between 315,000 and 750,000. At the 2006 census, the Aborigines were just under 455,000. According to some scientists, depending on location, the Aborigines had been in Australia for 125,000 years; but that figure is disputed, and 40,000 years is more commonly accepted. When British settlers arrived, there were 250 tribes scattered on the Australian mainland. Each tribe had its language, its laws and its own tribal boundaries. The Aboriginal culture is the oldest known having trod this earth.
Emu

Emu This large flightless bird is endemic to Australia. Adults weigh 66-99 lbs and stand over 6 feet high. They are distinguished by shaggy grey-brown plumage parted down the centre of their back. The sparse black feathering on their crown continues down their neck until it merges into bare bluish skin that also covers their throat and face. Halfway down the front of their neck is an inflatable air sac that the birds use for making a variety of sounds. Their legs are long and grey their bill short and wide. Of all living ratites, emus have the most rudimentary wings.
Ostrich

Ostrich The flightless ostrich, the world's largest living bird, can weigh as much as 330 pounds and can reach a height of 8 feet. It is introduced, being native to the open desert and semi desert areas of southern Africa. Ostriches were imported to New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia towards the end of the nineteenth century to be farmed for their plumes, but when this trade collapsed during the 1930ies the ostriches were released in the wild. Ostriches are mainly herbivorous, feeding on grasses as well as leaves, flowers and seeds.