Coates Wildlife Tours (April 2024)

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Specialists in Nature Tours since 1986

• Informative naturalist guides • Small groups (6 – 12 participants) • Private charters available

• Fully accommodated, assisted camping, and remote camping tours

Western Wanderer Expedition

15-Day Easy Camping Tour (assisted camping) – Departs Perth 15 May 2024 – Max of 12 participants

Spend 14 nights travelling from Perth to Broome and discover Western Australia’s beautiful coastline and ancient Pilbara region. You will fly and land on the Abrolhos Islands, visit the HMAS Sydney Memorial & Maritime Museum, explore the Shark Bay World Heritage area, swim the Ningaloo Reef (perhaps alongside a Whale Shark), camp at 80-mile beach, visit Marble Bar (the ‘hottest town in Australia’), and spend two days exploring the wonders of Karijini National Park. Tents and camp beds are put up and taken down for you on this trip by the Easy Camp Support Crew, giving you more time to relax and be in nature.

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Tanami Desert Expedition

14-Day Camping Tour – Departs Alice Springs 22 June 2024 – Max 10 participants (6 in lead vehicles & 4 tag-alongs)

On this expedition you will explore some of the most isolated areas in northern Western Australia and the Northern Territory, including Newhaven Station, the Tanami Desert, Paruku, Wolfe Creek Crater and Keep River National Park. We hope to see a variety of arid zone plants and wildlife in the Indigenous protected area of Paruku (Lake Gregory and Lake Stretch), as well as freshwater species including Black Necked Storks, Brolgas, Black Swans, and Spoonbills. Join us for ancient desert landscapes, scenic gorges, inland lakes and clear starry night skies.

Kimberley Wonders Expedition

13-Day Easy Camping Tour (assisted camping) –

Departs Broome 6 June 2024 – Max of 12 participants

Join us in the Kimberley region of Western Australia; one of the most remote and unspoiled wilderness areas in the world. We explore Purnululu National Park (the Bungle Bungles), the Gibb River Road and its many spectacular waterfalls and gorges, Parry Lagoons (great for wetland birds), Drysdale River Station, Windjana Gorge and Silent Grove. You will also take an 18-minute helicopter flight over the Bungle Bungles, and there is an optional (at extra cost) full-day visit to view Mitchell Falls, an incredible four-tiered waterfall.

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WA Outback Expedition

15-Day Camping Tour – Departs Perth 11 September 2024 – Maximum of 6 participants

This outback expedition follows two tracks built by the ‘last real Australian Explorer’, Len Beadell. Journey on the Connie Sue and Anne Beadell highways, passing through remote areas along the western side of the Great Victoria Desert, where we discover arid zone plants, wildlife, and landscapes. Two days are spent at the Eyre Bird Observatory, a favourite amongst bird watchers, and two days following the Granite Woodlands Trail, which passes through one of the most extensive temperate woodlands left in the world.

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Contact us for further information on these tours and for details of our full natural history expedition program.

Ph: 1800 676 016 or 08 9330 6066 – Web: – Email: