Post-Conference Tours: Saturday 13 July 2019

½ day Morning Tour: Burrup Peninsula (Murujuga) ½ Day Explorer Saturday 13 July 2019

Cost: $95 pp

½ day Morning Tour: Burrup Peninsula (Murujuga) ½ Day Explorer

Summary/itinerary:

A morning exploring the unique Burrup Peninsula. Rich in cultural heritage and a hub for the region’s resources, the Burrup features up to a million amazing aboriginal rock petroglyph carvings that will soon be world heritage nominated. Co-existing with this ancient art, the huge and complex industrial facilities turbo-charge the Pilbara’s and WA’s economy. This tour explores both the ancient Aboriginal culture and soon to be world-heritage nominated art with an indigenous guide and the Industrial complexes of the North West shelf in the morning. The Dampier Port, North-west shelf Visitor Centre and Dampier Salt lookouts all provide an insight into the scale of these huge operations and an understanding of the importance of them to the region. We return you to town to your accommodation by 12.30.

Inclusions:

  • Murujuga Rock Art & Cultural Experience
  • North West Shelf Visitor Centre
  • Tour of Dampier
  • Stop at Dampier Salt lookout
  • Transport from Karratha & return
  • Morning Tea

Cost: $95 pp
Pick up time: 7.30am
Drop off time: 12.30pm
What to bring: Hat, comfortable walking shoes, water, camera, sunscreen

Full Day Tour: Rocks and Resources Day Tour Saturday 13 July 2019

Cost: $180 pp

Full Day Tour: Rocks and Resources Day Tour

Summary/itinerary:

A full day exploring the amazing Burrup Peninsula and the Karratha region. Rich in cultural heritage and a hub for the region’s resources, the Burrup features amazing aboriginal rock petroglyph art that will soon be world heritage nominated. Co-existing with this ancient art are the huge and complex industrial facilities that turbo-charge the Pilbara’s economy. This tour explores both the ancient Aboriginal culture and soon to be world-heritage nominated art with an indigenous guide and the Industrial complexes of the North West shelf in the morning. The Dampier Port, North-west shelf Visitor Centre and Dampier Salt lookouts all provide an insight into the scale of these industrial complexes.

After lunch in Karratha, we head north to Cape Lambert for a tour of the port industrial facility that loads a continuous stream of bulk carriers destined for export. After an afternoon tea, we visit the historic town of Cossack to learn something of its history. After a look around the historic town we return you to Karratha in time to transfer you to the airport for your afternoon flight out.

Inclusions:

  • Murujuga Rock Art & Cultural Experience
  • North West Shelf Visitor Centre
  • Tour of Dampier
  • Stop at Dampier Salt lookout
  • Cape Lambert Port Resources Tour
  • Historic Township of Cossack
  • aboriginal art gallery (if available)
  • Transport
  • Inclusions: Morning Tea & lunch
Cost: $180 pp
Pick up time: 7.30am
Drop off time: 4.30pm
What to bring: Hat, comfortable walking shoes, water bottle, camera, sunscreen

Helicopter Flights - Thursday 11 July - Saturday 13 July 2019

Cost: $190 pp

Helicopter Flights Thursday 11 July - Saturday 13 July 2019

You’ll be astonished at the picturesque views of the Dampier Archipelago and the stunning blue water when viewed from our helicopter. The contrast between the bright white beaches and the rugged Pilbara landscape is a breathtaking sight. Keep an eye out for turtles, manta rays, dugongs and a range of other marine life.

Helicopter Flights

Thursday 11 July – Saturday 13 July 2019

You’ll be astonished at the picturesque views of the Dampier Archipelago and the stunning blue water when viewed from our helicopter. The contrast between the bright white beaches and the rugged Pilbara landscape is a breathtaking sight. Keep an eye out for turtles, manta rays, dugongs and a range of other marine life.

Flight options:

  • Lunch break 11th July:
    • Flight 1: 12.00pm
    • Flight 2: 12.30pm
    • Transfers to/from venue provided
    • Maximum of 136kg per seat
    • Cost: $195
  • Lunch break 12th July:
    • Flight 1: 12.00pm
    • Flight 2: 12.30pm
    • Transfers to/from venue provided
    • Maximum of 136kg per seat
    • Cost: $195
  • Saturday 13th July:
    • One 30min flight per hour from 7.00am – 4.00pm
    • NO TRANSFERS PROVIDED– All flights depart from Lot 4548 De Witt Road, Karratha – adjacent to the Karratha Visitor Centre.
    • Maximum of 136kg per seat
    • Cost: $325
  • Lunch break 11th July:
    • Flight 1: 12.00pm
    • Flight 2: 12.30pm
    • Transfers to/from venue provided
    • Maximum of 136kg per seat
    • Cost: $195
  • Lunch break 12th July:
    • Flight 1: 12.00pm
    • Flight 2: 12.30pm
    • Transfers to/from venue provided
    • Maximum of 136kg per seat
    • Cost: $195
  • Saturday 13th July:
    • One 30min flight per hour from 7.00am – 4.00pm
    • NO TRANSFERS PROVIDED– All flights depart from Lot 4548 De Witt Road, Karratha – adjacent to the Karratha Visitor Centre.
    • Maximum of 136kg per seat
    • Cost: $325

Discovery Day Cruise - Saturday 13 July 2019

Cost: $190 pp

Discovery Day Cruise - Saturday 13 July 2019

On board ‘Blue Marlin’ you will depart from Hampton Harbour, Dampier at 9am to cruise past some of the most popular of 42 islands found across the Dampier Archipelago.

With an opportunity to see turtles (Hawks Bill/Flat Back or Green species) swimming by or pods of wild dolphins racing ‘Blue Marlin’ through the waves, you can indulge in snorkelling or swimming in clear waters or simply beach walking along the pristine beaches of the islands.

Visit historic sites such as Pirates Cove where Privateer William Dampier landed or hear how our early pioneers ventured to make their mark through setting up a Sheep Station.  Whaling and Pearling industries also started up despite the remote location.

Inclusions:

  • Transport to and from Karratha
  • Morning tea & Lunch
  • Water & soft drinks

 Cost: $190 pp
Pick up time: 7.30am
Drop off time: 4.30pm
What to Bring: Bathers /Towel, Sunscreen / Hat, Drinks (some alcohol is ok), Camera

Extending your stay?

For extended touring options to the The Millstream-Chichester National Park and Karijini National Park please contact the Karratha Visitor Centre:

Karratha Tourism & Visitor Centre
Phone: 08 9186 8055
Email: visitkarratha@karratha.wa.gov.au
Website: www.karrathaiscallingcom.au

Terms & Conditions

Full payment for all tours must be received by Friday 21 June 2019. Any tour not paid by this date will be cancelled. No refund for cancellations after 21 June 2019. Minimum numbers are required for tours to proceed. Travel insurance required to participate on the tours.