Kalbarri, Pink Lake and Abrolhos Islands Air and Land Tour from Geraldton
Your fixed-wing scenic flight takes you over Kalbarri, Pink Lake and the Abrolhos Islands, landing at East Wallabi. Enjoy a walk to the beach where morning tea is provided, snorkel over Turtle Bay and participate in a guided nature walk. Lunch is provided.
Taking off from Geraldton, you will fly direct to Port Gregory - the historic fishing village which back in the 1850's was once was a busy port for the export of lead and the site of a whaling station. You will see the Hutt Lagoon or the "pink lake" which produces beta carotene, a lucrative aquaculture crop estimated to be worth more than $50-million a year worldwide.
Following the coastline you will fly past the spectacular coastal cliffs south of Kalbarri, the mouth of the Murchison River and the town of Kalbarri, following the River to Murchison House Station, and then direct to the Loop and the Z Bend gorges of the Murchison River. Follow the River south until it turns to the east towards its source many miles to the north east.
Your pilot will then take you to the Abrolhos Islands where you will commence the ground portion of your tour. The beautiful aerial scenic flight includes overflying the fascinating islands in the Pelsaert Group, the Easter Group and the Wallabi Group. You will see beautiful coral, marine life and fishermen's camps and pearl farms, and the historical Weibbe Hayes' Fort - which is the first European building on Australian soil - before landing at East Wallabi Island. Walk down to the beautiful Turtle Bay and enjoy morning tea, go snorkeling over the stunning coral in Turtle Bay, have lunch, and then enjoy a guided nature walk around the Island, which includes bird watching and wallabi spotting.
The return flight takes you over Long Island, Beacon Island and the Batavia Wreck Site before landing back in Geraldton at about 3:15pm.