Full Day Pinnacles Desert, New Norcia & Wildflowers
A fascinating day out combining the history of one of Australia’s Benedictine abbeys with the world-renowned mystical Pinnacles Desert.
Depart from Perth approximately 8:00am.
Travel through the Swan Valley to New Norcia, Australia’s only monastic town which is renowned for its Benedictine Abbey. Drive through the town and learn of the intriguing history and culture of the community before stopping for morning tea.
Shopping, Museum & Art Gallery
Afterwards, visit a produce shop for the chance to purchase Benedictine Community goods including olive oil, fruit, wine, New Norcia nut cake and breads. Alternatively, visit the museum and art gallery.
Western Wildflower Farm
From here we visit the Western Wildflower Farm for a brief talk about how wildflowers are dried and exported.
Continue to the lobster fishing town of Cervantes.
Visit the Pinnacles Desert where you enjoy an easy paced walk through these mystical limestone pillars.
Wildflower viewing stops are made in seasons.
Return to Perth
Return to Perth at approximately 7:30pm.