Salt and Bush Eco Tours

Discover More of the Wonders of Nature

Join Salt and Bush Eco Tours for custom guided nature experiences from the bushland to the waterways around the Peel Region. This spectacular area is a biodiversity hot spot of international recognition right on the doorstep of Perth.

As Professional Naturalist guides we can’t wait explore with you whether on a bush walk, kayak tour, bird-watching, or geology tour. We can customise any tour to suit your needs from 2 hr tours, half day tours, full day tours or multi-day adventures just get in touch. – email hello@saltandbush.com.au

  Tour Calendar – What’s on… 

Jamie and Base lead expeditions all over the world. We are running day tours in the Peel region. We need a minimum of 4 people or can provide a private tour. The best way is to send us an email with your preference of tours and dates.  Our email is hello @ saltandbush.com.au  ( no spaces). Or call us on 0414 174 415

Explore the SW in Spring

Our Next Multiday Tour:

7 Nights exploring for Incredible Wildlife!

7 nights all inclusive


  • Exploring  Rottnest Island, The Peel, Dryandra, Stirling Ranges, Porongorups, Bremer Canyon and Collie!
  • Wildlife we will seek out: Quokkas, Dolphins, Possums, Numbats, Echidnas, Emu’s, Kangaroos, Quolls, birdlife, and much more

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Private Nature Day Tour

Choose your Nature Adventure!

We will design a nature escape just for you!

Birds, Wildlife, Wildflowers, Kayak or Sailing or even Nocturnal Tours!

Pick up and Drop off in Perth.

All inclusive Day Tour.

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Numbat Standing up

West to East Explore Biodiversity

4 Nights/ 5 Days

Perth, Mandurah, Dwellingup, Dryandra

Incredible Wildlife and Wildflowers.

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New Multi-Day Tours

7 Nights exploring for Incredible Wildlife!

March 5th to 12th 2024

Only 6 guests – all inclusive

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The Best of the South West in Spring

7 nights exploring for Wildflower and Wildlife in beautiful Wilderness

October 8th to 15th 2024    Only 6 guests – all inclusive

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Collage of West Australian Wildflowers

Wildflower Weekends

2 Nights/ 3 Days

Max group size 8 

27th – 29th Sept 2024

3rd – 5th Oct 2024

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  • Guided Bush Walks –  Mandurah, Yalgorup, Dwellingup.
  • Nocturnal Walks and Star Gazing.
  • Thrombolite Discovery Tour.
  • Small Sailing Craft
  • Learn to Sail
  • Guided Kayaking

Do you Love all things Salt and Bush? Us too! Come explore with us and check out all of our tour offerings. 

Who is Salt and Bush Eco Tours?

Jamie and Sebastian (Base)  are expedition and naturalist guides that have had the privilege to lead tours in Antarctica, The Kimberley, The Arctic from Greenland to Alaska, PNG, and the South Pacific to name just a few of the places they have worked. After worldwide travels this couple loves where they live in the Binjareb Region, and see the natural values as world-class. Only 90 mins from Perth City you can come and explore on private guided eco-tours to see world-class sites and experience what nature has to offer. Jamie and Base bring their scientific background and expertise to each of their unique nature-based tours. Find out more here: About us.

Jamie Van Jones

In 2022 Jamie was awarded the FACET Golden Guide Award for Western Australia. She was then nominated for the national tourism awards. Jamie won the Top Tour Guide Award in Australia. Jamie shares her passion for the environment with enthusiam and passion that gets everyone excited.

Sebastian 'Base' Jones

Sebasitan was nominated and became a finalist in the 2021 FACET Golden Guide Awards. He narrowly missed out. Sebastian is an Expedition Leader on Luxury Expedition Ships around the World. He has a passion and incredible knowledge of the earth and brings geology to life for everyone he meets.

Where We Operate

Salt and Bush Eco Tours Operates in a Global Biodiversity HotSpot.  There is an abundance of  beautiful natural areas where we conduct our tours and nature experiences within in the Peel Region also know as the Gnaala Karla Booja  Region of the Noongar Nation. Our tours are located only 90 mins from Perth CBD and are a great day trip destination. We have transportation pick ups available in the Mandurah area, and other locations on request.

Always Was Always Will Be - Indigenous Land


We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live, Gnaala Karla Boodja.

We recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community.

We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

We will support, and learn from Indigenous wisdom to help us care for this land.

In any ways we can we wish to support indigenous culture, story telling, tourism and empowering future leaders.

Please find out about amazing Indigenous Tour Operators and where you can learn more.


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What Makes Us Eco?

Find out how we are working to make a difference through our business as a social enterprise with Swanlandia Inc.

Our Values – Eco To Our Core

Learn Love Protect

Conservation in Action

Climate Action Now!


Nature view from above with trees and water. Words: We believe in Nature for Everyone! We are and accessible and inclusive Eco tour operator. We welcome everyone!

You are Welcome!

We believe in being an accessible and inclusive tourism business. If you would like to experience Salt and Bush Eco Tours but have any needs you are concerned about! Please call or email us. We want to work with you to meet your needs and give you an incredible experience 


Jamie and Base


Sustainable Tourism

Salt and Bush Eco Tours is an Accredited Sustainable Tourism Business through the Tourism Council of WA certification.

EcoTourism Australia

Salt and Bush Eco Tours is actively working towards Eco Certitication, Respecting of Culture and Climate Action Certification.

Tourism Declares

We Declare a Climate Emergency, and we vow to take action now! We have joined Tourism Declares Coalition with 410 signatories and signed the Glasgow Declaration for Climate Action in Tourism.

The Future of Tourism

As a member of the tourism industry we know we can do better as a whole. The 13 principles of the Future of Tourism declaration are how we all align to do better.

We are Low Waste

In everything we do, we aspire to reduce our environmental impact. We reduce our single use plastics and strive to be a low waste business.

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Proud supporter of:

WA Parks Foundation Discounts – If you are a WA Parks Foundation member get 10% off Salt and Bush Eco Tours

 Find out more about our eco-initiatives here.

We are licensed operators inside WA’s National Parks through the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions – Licence number L00056

We ensure that all our tours are conducted in a Covid Safe manner. We have taken Covid -19 Tourism and Hospitality Training to ensure we meet all standards of health and safety on our tours. Our tours are run with small group sizes, socially distanced with sanitised equipment. All Tour Guides are triple Vaccinated. 

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