Wave rock and aboriginal cave paintings
Today your air-conditioned 5 star coach will travel out through the Darling Ranges and Jarrah Forests to the historic town of York. Named after York in England, York was the first township in the Avon Valley. Continue east to the wheatbelt town of Hyden and the major highlight of today - Wave Rock. Time here to enjoy an Australian Style Picnic lunch and join our Aboriginal Guide for a tour of this unique granite formation. Formed by the relentless forces of wind, water and time, Wave Rock stands as a lonely monument to nature. After lunch joining our guided tour of formations such as Hippo's Yawn Cave, The Humps (rock formations resembling camel humps), Gnamma Holes (Aboriginal water reservoirs) and Mulka's Cave and Aboriginal Cave Paintings (learn the legend of the outcast Aboriginal "Mulka the Terrible"). Our return journey takes us along "back roads" through the heart of the Western Australia wheatbelt, to the small farming town of Babakin. During the wildflower season (September to December) roadside stops will be made to view some of the native wildflowers. Late this afternoon travel back through the Darling Rangers and enjoy panoramic views of Perth's city lights before arriving in Perth at approx 8.30pm.