•  Bill Crabtree harvesting 2009 crop

  • Iguazu falls, South America 2016

  • Cotton, Rondonopolis, Brazil, South America 2016

  • On the Amazon, South America 2016

  • 13 t/ha wheat crop in England on 2015 Europe Ag Tour

  • Finding ANZAC relations’ graves in Ypres, Belgium, 2015 Europe Ag Tour

  • China Tour 2013

     China-Vietnam Study Tour 2013

  •  China-Vietnam Study Tour 2013

  •  China-Vietnam Study Tour 2013

  •  North America Study Tour 2010

  •  North America Study Tour 2010

  • James Crabtree

     The late James Crabtree (92) enjoying the fruits of our labour

  •  The 2011 crop year – our best so far

  •  The 2011 crop year – our best so far

  •  The 2011 crop year – our best so far

  •  The 2011 crop year – our best so far

  •  The 2011 crop year – our best so far

7-Day Tour Southern WA Agricultural Region

In just 7 days, your group will travel over 600km and visit leading-edge farmers growing a diversity of agricultural products including: sheep, cattle, hay, wheat, genetically modified canola, barley, lupins and wine.
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You will observe the production, storage, transport and sales stages of the farming process. Agricultural scientist, conservationist, keynote speaker and author Bill Crabtree will accompany you as your technical guide and share his wealth of knowledge about Western Australia’s agricultural sector, its current successes and future challenges. Monique Crabtree, qualified travel agent, will organize as much or as little of the logistics as your group requires: flights, airport transfers, comfortable hotel accommodation in 3, 4 or 5-star properties, farm tours, a welcome and farewell dinner in superb WA restaurants boasting local products and al fresco dining, plus all sightseeing, optional excursions and all transport requirements for the 7 days.

WA is a world leader in the production of wheat in dryland agriculture. WA soils are some of the most infertile and weathered soils in the world and they are very fragile. We have a 95% adoption of no-tillage and our farms are large and efficient. WA farmers and industry have worked together for many years to provide top quality food in a sustainable manner for the environment. There are almost no organic dryland wheat farmers to speak of.
Book now for a 7-Day Tour of the Southern WA Agricultural Region. OR, see our Northern Wheatbelt of Western Australia 7-day Tour

Cost per person in $AUD

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Trip standard
Budget
Deluxe
Deluxe with options

2 persons in 2016

$4,000 pp

$4,180 pp

$4,660 pp

10 persons in 2016

$1,710 pp

$1,990 pp

$2,210 pp

20 persons in 2016

$1,340 pp

$1,650 pp

$1,925 pp

21–42 persons in 2016

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Trip Standards Defined

Budget:

6 nights 3–4 star accommodation, 6 breakfasts included, 2 dinners included, all farm and agricultural industry tours, all sightseeing, all transport including airport transfers and an agricultural scientist accompanying group for entire trip. Not included: Flights, Deep Sea Fishing or Eco-cruise with Dolphins options, other meals not listed, beverages. No tipping or gratuities required.

Deluxe:

6 nights 4–5 star accommodation, 6 breakfasts included, 2 deluxe dinners included, all farm and agricultural industry tours, all sightseeing, all transport including airport transfers and an agricultural scientist accompanying group for entire trip. Not included: Flights, Deep Sea Fishing or Eco-cruise with Dolphins options, other meals not listed, beverages. No tipping or gratuities required.

Deluxe with options included:

6 nights 4–5 star accommodation, 6 breakfasts included, 2 deluxe dinners included, all farm and agricultural industry tours, all sightseeing, Deep Sea Fishing (December to April only) and Eco-cruise with Dolphins. All transport including airport transfers and an agricultural scientist accompanying group for entire trip. Not included: Flights, other meals not listed, beverages. No tipping or gratuities required.
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WA Seasons and when to visit

The best times to view our dryland agriculture are from June to October each year.
January–March:
Summer weather. Maximum day temperature 25 to 40 degrees Celsius. Minimum night temperature 15 to 25 degrees Celsius. Agricultural produce growing during this period: Grapes, sheep, cattle. It is a very dry period in our year.
April–May:
Autumn weather. Maximum day temperature 15 to 28 degrees Celsius. Minimum night temperature 7 to 10 degrees Celsius. Crops planted in this autumn period: Wheat, Genetically Modified Canola, Barley, Lupins. Farmers are busy from mid-April to late May with their crop planting program (seeding) so variations to the itinerary may be made. Grape vines dormant.
June–August:
Winter weather. Maximum daily temperature 10 to 20 degrees Celsius. Minimum night temperature 0 to 10 degrees Celsius. Crops are at tillering and ground cover stage of growth. Recommended time to visit.
September–November:
Spring weather. Maximum day temperature 15 to 25 degrees Celsius. Minimum night temperature 7 to 10 degrees Celsius. Crops are flowering, filling their seed heads and finishing off ready for harvest by November. Recommended time to visit.
December:
Summer weather. Maximum daily temperature 25 to 35 degrees Celsius. Minimum night temperature 15 to 20 degrees Celsius. Farmers are busy with harvesting program from mid-November to end of December so it is not recommended to visit at this time.
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2012 North America          

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