The Abbey Church, New Norcia
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Pinnacles Desert with New Norcia

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Full Day Pinnacles Desert, New Norcia and Wildflowers

Highlights

Discover the unique township of New Norcia, one of Australia's Benedictine Abbeys still inhabited and worked by the monks today. Hear local history and visit the chapel and museum. Enjoy a picnic lunch at a local wildflower producer before driving to Nambung National Park. Walk amongst the eerie Pinnacles and experience the white sand and blue waters of Cervantes. This tour certainly gives you a day of contrasts!

Inclusions

  • Picnic style lunch box
  • National park entry

Exclusions

  • Optional gratuities

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ITINERARY

  • Guildford - history and charm
  • The Swan Valley - colonial towns, crafts, and Western Australia's first wine-growing region
  • Take a private guided town tour of New Norcia - Australia's only monastic town
  • View buildings not accessible to the public that document the orders history in Australia since 1846
  • The Abbey Church
  • St Gertrude's College and Chapel
  • Visit the Museum and Art Gallery
  • Inspect the walls of handmade bricks
  • Visit the local produce shop with opportunity to purchase
  • Enjoy a genuine western style lunch
  • Pass the Emu Downs Wind Farm at Badgingarra
  • View the 48 wind turbines (68 metres high) effortlessly producing clean electricity to power some 50,000 homes per year
  • Nambung National Park - home of the amazing Pinnacles
  • Take a guided walk through the Pinnacles desert limestone pillars created by the forces of nature
  • Explore these amazing limestone formations up close
  • During the wildflower season, roadside stops will be made to view native wildflowers

Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.

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