New updates about the Grand Tour in Western Australia

We have confirmed a few more details for the Grand Tour trip

Specifically, the dates of the trip are now Monday 2nd to Wednesday 11th July (in order to allow enough time to comfortably travel to Perth after the end of the AAM North Island field trip), and the cost of the Grand Tour is AUD $3000 per person.

Grand Tour Field trip update:


Departs Perth 08:00 Monday July 2nd; Ends 3:30 PM Wednesday July 11th in Port Hedland, to give participants time to get flights to Perth if required.

that the trip includes accommodation in Perth for the night of Sunday July 1st at an airport hotel, so that we are all ready to leave first thing in the morning on the 2nd.


$3,000 AUD pp.
The price includes all food and transport, fieldtrip guidebook, accommodation In Perth on July the 1st.
Airfare to Perth, and airfare from Port Hedland. No dinner for July 1st in Perth
Student scholarships are now available for the Grand Tour.
Please pass this information to any students you think may benefit from attending.8 x $500 AUD and
1 x $1000 AUD are available.Please note applications close 4th April 2018.
To apply for scholarships please click here to fill in the google form
NOTE that
places will be limited to 30 people,
constrained by seats on the 4WD bus. Application information to follow.

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