PERTH | CERVANTES | KALBARRI | SHARK BAY | GERALDTON | FREMANTLE | MARGARET RIVER
The scenic delights of the Pinnacles and the amazing marine life of Shark Bay combine with pristine beaches and the exquisite wines and produce of the Margaret River region on this self-driving tour of Western Australia.
- Spend 2 nights in Perth
- Shark Bay, home to wonderful marine life
- Nambung National Park, home to the famous Pinnacles
- Fremantle, famous for its weekend market
- Margaret River, a region of fine wines and farm gate produce
Day 1 : Perth
Check in to your Perth hotel and then enjoy the rest of the day exploring this vibrant city.
Hotel for 2 nights: Sullivans Hotel Perth
Day 2 : Perth & Swan River sightseeing
Enjoy the sights on a morning tour followed by a cruise on the Swan river. The afternoon and evening are free for you to enjoy Perth on your own.
Day 3 : Perth – Cervantes (125 miles)
Collect your motorhome and head north to the Nambung National Park. Stay in Cervantes for two nights.
Day 4 : The Pinnacles
Perhaps escape laid back Cervantes for a while today and explore the mystical Pinnacles in the Nambung National Park. The limestone pillars stand tall against the stark yellow landscape.
Day 5 : Cervantes – Kalbarri (234 miles)
Drive north to Kalbarri, where you’ll find pristine beaches and coastal cliffs.
Day 6 : Kalbarri
Take part in some of the activities available in Kalbarri or venture into the stunning landscape of the Kalbarri National Park, where from July to November the area is alive with the wildflowers for which Western Australia is famous.
Day 7 : Kalbarri – Denham (248 miles)
Enjoy the drive north to the Shark Bay Marine Park. the town of Denham is ideally placed for exploring the area.
Day 8 : Monkey Mia & Shark Bay
Don’t miss the chance to visit Monkey Mia to see the dolphins; whilst in Shark Bay there’s a captivating array of marine life and four miles long Shell Beach made up of billions of tiny shells.
Day 9 : Denham - Geraldton (265 miles)
Drive south to “Sun City” Geraldton, with its white sandy beaches and fascinating museums.
Day 10 : Geraldton – Fremantle (275 miles)
Head south down the Indian Ocean coast road and through Perth to Fremantle.
Day 11 : Fremantle
A day to relax and explore Fremantle. If you’re here at the weekend don’t miss the market.
Day 12 : Fremantle - Margaret River region (170 miles)
It’s a pleasant drive to the Margaret River region, an area famous for its wines and farm gate produce.
Day 13-14 : Margaret River
Two days to make the most of the region. Perhaps head for the coast and through the Boronup Forest to Augusta and the famous lighthouse at Cape Leeuwin where the Indian and Southern oceans meet. Wend your way back through tree lined country roads with wineries and farms where you can see the produce and enjoy a superb lunch too. Stay a while in Margaret River to see the shops and galleries.
Day 15 : Margaret River - Perth (180 miles)
Head north to Perth for your final night.
Day 16 : Perth departure
Leave you motorhome at the depot this morning before continuing with your travel plans.