Mask Group 2
9 hours  |
  $190.00
Monday, Tuesday, Friday

Highlights

  • Drive through Swan Valley vineyards
  • Enjoy morning tea in delightful Bindoon
  • 2-hour walking tour of the New Norcia Township with a local guide
  • 2-course lunch + tea/coffee at New Norcia
  • Museum & Art Gallery visit
  • Browse the Gift Shop
  • Beautiful Chittering Valley scenic drive
  • Tour Description
  • Detailed Itinerary
  • Frequently Asked Questions

You will have plenty of time to explore the monastic township of New Norcia on an in-depth, four-hour visit of this truly fascinating and unique destination. Combine this with a leisurely, scenic drive through the beautiful Chittering Valley and you will experience a truly wonderful day out.

New Norcia is a township of magnificent, Spanish-influenced, heritage-listed buildings, olive trees and church bells nestled in a picturesque valley in the heart of the Western Australian bush. Established 1847 by Spanish Benedictine monks as a mission for the Aboriginal people, New Norcia has been a centre of education for indigenous and non-indigenous children and is currently home to an active Benedictine monastic community. 

Tour Code: GWCT 12

08:00

Welcome Aboard

Pick ups from Perth City hotels and tour departure Take your seat for a really fascinating, small-group day tour with four hours spent at New Norcia, Australia’s only monastic township. Enjoy!!
09:45

Country Morning Tea

Arrive at the country town of Bindoon for morning tea in a local park: a choice of coffees and teas, including herbal and decaffeinated infusions, biscuits and home-made cake or muffins.
10:55

Township Walking Tour

Arrive New Norcia to join the 2-hour Township Walking Tour with your local guide: a wonderful opportunity for you to learn the unique history, photograph the amazing Spanish–influenced exteriors and see the hidden treasures kept behind closed doors of the many heritage buildings.
13:00

Lunch - New Norcia

Enjoy some country hospitality and a lovely two-course lunch showcasing the delicious New Norcia Pizza Bianca bread at the Salvado Cafe
14:00

Time to browse the Museum, Art Gallery and Gift Shop

After lunch, take a leisurely stroll to the nearby Museum, Art Gallery and Gift Shop. You will have plenty of time to view the amazing collection of paintings by Spanish and Italian masters, priceless manuscripts, religious artefacts or be tempted by the Gift Shop displays of New Norcia bread, nut cake, almond biscotti, olive oil products and wines
15:00

Scenic Chittering Valley Drive

On the return drive to Perth, we take the time to give you a scenic detour through the undulating and very picturesque Chittering Valley. The vista changes at every turn as we wend our way past citrus orchards, grazing pastures, vineyards, spring-time wildflowers, hundreds of grasstrees and the meandering Brockman River
17:30

Tour concludes in Perth City Centre

Drop offs at Perth City Hotels

Note: Times given are approximate and may differ due to weather conditions and/or unforeseen delays.

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