- 9 days/8 nights
- 8 nights first class accommodations
- All transfers
- 15 meals
- Touring in luxury air-conditioned coach as per itinerary
9-Day South Western Australia Escape
Spend 9 glorious days exploring wineries, caves, national parks and much more. Enjoy a walking tour of Fremantle, ‘Surf’ Wave Rock, experience Perth on a city sights tour, tour the Super Pit gold mine, discover the white sandy beaches near Esperance, walk high above the trees at Valley of the Giants, Indulge in Margaret River food and wine and more!
Day 1: Arrive Perth Day 2: Perth – Kalgoorlie Day 3: Kalgoorlie – Esperance Day 4: Esperance Day 5: Esperance – Albany Day 6: Albany – Margaret River Day 7: Margaret River Day 8: Margaret River – Fremantle Day 9: Fremantle – Perth
On arrival in Perth you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a city tour of Perth and later join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome reception and dinner. Dinner is included.
Stay: Travelodge, Perth
Travel east to Wave Rock. This striking rock formation, resembling a gigantic wave, was formed from granite over three million years ago. Continue through the former ghost town of Coolgardie, recently rejuvenated following new ore discoveries, on your way to Kalgoorlie, a town surrounded by some of the most dazzling spring wildflowers and eerie gold-rush ghost towns. Breakfast and Dinner included.
Stay: Hotel Rydges, Kalgoorlie
An orientation of this historic gold mining town will reveal unique turn-of-the-century buildings. Then you’ll join a local guide on a tour of the Super Pit, the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia. Later, stop to look out over the impressive salt lake, Lake Lefroy, before continuing through Norseman to Esperance. Breakfast and dinner included.
Stay Two Nights: Comfort Inn Bay of Islaes, Esperance
Visit Cape Le Grand National Park for spectacular views of the wild coastal scenery. Next stop is Thistle Cove and Lucky Bay, home to grey kangaroos that like to laze on the pristine beach. Enjoy a free afternoon in Esperance. Breakfast included.
See the mysterious Pink Lake and travel through Ravensthorpe and the Fitzgerald Biosphere to Bluff Knoll Lookout to witness the rugged beauty of the Stirling Ranges National Park. Continue to Albany. Breakfast and dinner included.
Stay: Albany Dog Rock Motel, Albany
Visit Torndirrup National Park, home to the Natural Bridge and the Gap. Next, it’s the historical Whaling Station for a fascinating insight into the region’s seafaring past with a local guide. Journey through the Valley of the Giants and explore the canopy of the Tingle forest along the Tree Top Walk. Continue to Margaret River, a premier Australian wine producing region. Breakfast and dinner included.
Stay two nights: Quality Inn Margaret River
Explore Margaret River Caves, home to ancient fossil remains of extinct animals, with a local guide. Later, see Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, situated at the most south-westerly tip of Australia. Enjoy the award-winning 3 Oceans Wine Company in the spectacular Margaret River wine region for a tour, tastings and lunch, freshly prepared from local produce. Breakfast and lunch included.
Travel north through Busselton to Fremantle. On arrival discover the Indigenous heritage and culture of Fremantle on a guided walking tour. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps visit the Western Australia Maritime Museum to learn about the maritime history of Fremantle. Maybe explore Fremantle Prison on a guided tour. Or take in the sights of Fremantle aboard a replica tram. This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner. Breakfast and dinner included.
Stay: Esplanade Hotel by Rydges, Fremantle
Your morning is free to perhaps visit the eclectic Fremantle Markets, where there are 150 stalls under one roof. Later, enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Swan River on your return to Perth, arriving at approximately 5.00pm. You will be transferred to Perth Airport for your onward flight. Breakfast included.
Pricing & Departures
Day 1: Arrive Perth
Day 2: Perth – Kalgoorlie
Day 3: Kalgoorlie – Esperance
Day 4: Esperance
Day 5: Esperance – Albany
Day 6: Albany – Margaret River
Day 7: Margaret River
Day 8: Margaret River – Fremantle
Day 9: Fremantle – Perth
|Mar 5 – 13, 2016||$3,450|
|May 14 – Nov 30, 2016||$2,725|
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