South Western Escape
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PERTH | WAVE ROCK | KALGOORLIE | ESPERANCE | ALBANY | MARGARET RIVER | FREMANTLE
See iconic Wave Rock and the gold-rush town of Kalgoorlie. Esperance and Cape Le Grand National Park offer rugged coastal scenery; view the Stirling Ranges, take the Valley of the Giants tree-top walk, then indulge your palate at Margaret River.
- Indulge in Margaret River food and wine
- Learn about life on an outback farm
- Views of Perth from Kings Park
- Explore Fremantle and tour its historic prison
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South Western Escape
Day 1-2 : UK - Perth
Fly to Perth via Singapore. Upon arrival make your own way to your hotel.
Hotel for 2 nights: Travelodge Perth
Day 3 : Perth
This afternoon meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers before a city tour of Perth.
Day 4 : Perth - Wave Rock
Today you will journey through the Outback to Wave Rock. This rock formation resembling a gigantic wave formed over three million years ago. You will also take an exclusive farm tour to hear about life in the Outback. Hotel: Wave Rock Motel, Hyden
Day 5 : Wave Rock - Kalgoorlie
This morning you’ll continue through the Outback through former ghost town of Coolgardie on your way to Kalgoorlie. Home to the famous Super Pit gold mine, which produces up to 850,000 ounces of gold every year. Here you will join a guided tour. Afterwards, discover the character and stories of this historic town on an orientation tour.
Hotel: Rydges Kalgoorlie
Day 6 : Kalgoorlie - Esperance
Today visit Cape Le Grand National Park for breathtaking views. Stop at Thistle Cove and marvel at its white sand and crystal clear blue water. At Lucky Bay, one of the most unique and stunning bays in Australia, you may see grey kangaroos.
Hotel: Comfort Inn Bay of Isles
Day 7 : Esperance - Albany
Travel through Ravensthorpe and the Fitzgerald Biosphere to Bluff Knoll Lookout to witness the Stirling Ranges National Park. Head to Albany, rich in Anzac history.
Hotel for 2 nights: Dog Rock Motel
Day 8 : Albany
This morning visit the National Anzac Centre which opened in 2014 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the first WWI convoys departing Australia. The rest of the day is free to explore.
Day 9 : Albany - Margaret River
Visit the Valley of the Giants to explore the canopy of the Tingle forest along the beautiful Tree Top Walk. This afternoon visit Cape Leeuwin. Continue to Margaret River, one of Australia’s premier wine regions.
Hotel for 2 nights: Quality Inn
Day 10 : Margaret River
Today see fossils, stalactites and stalagmites in the impressive caves of the region. Then get ready for a day that will delight your taste buds! Vasse Virgin is where you’ll have the chance to learn about olive oil, taste the gourmet produce, and sample their range of beauty products made from olive oil. Continue to a local winery for wine tastings and lunch. This afternoon you will have some free time to relax.
Day 11 : Margaret River - Fremantle
This morning, walk the Busselton jetty a town on the shores of Geographe Bay. Then on arrival in Fremantle you’ll have the afternoon to explore this wonderful town. This evening enjoy a delicious meal at your hotel.
Hotel: Esplanade Hotel by Rydges
Day 12-13 : Fremantle - UK
Join a local guide for a private tour of Fremantle Prison. Step inside and take a journey back in time where you can view life as it was for prisoners. From its convict origins in the 1850’s until its closure as a maximum-security gaol in 1991, your entertaining guide will show you the lighter side of prison humour. Your tour concludes at midday. Make your own way to Perth airport for your flight back to the UK.