Inspiring Journeys

A Journey to the West

7 Day | Perth to Fremantle

Relax as you enjoy VIP tastings at the Margaret River region’s most picturesque vineyards and indulge in exclusive dining experiences celebrating local produce. Hear stories of Aboriginal culture at stunning Cape Naturaliste before discovering marine and bird life at Shoalwater Bay and the idyllic Rottnest Island.

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Trip Details

trip-details-whats-includedWhat's included

  • • Small group (22 guests max)• 23+ Unforgettable experiences• 13 included meals• 6 Nights premium accommodation

trip-details-diningDining

  • • 6 Full Breakfasts
  • • 2 Dinners with Wine
  • • 2 Lunches
  • • 1 Local Dining Experience
  • • 1 Celebration Dinner

trip-details-flight-infoFlight Information

  • IJWA: PERTH TO FREMANTLE
    Flights are not included in holiday price.
    Flight Information:
    Day 1 – flights to arrive prior to 4.30pm into Perth Airport
    Day 7 – flights to anytime from Perth Airport
    Return airport to hotel transfers are included in the holiday price

trip-details-what-to-bringWhat to Bring

  • • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • • Water bottle
  • • Warm layers in cooler months
  • • Camera
  • • Comfortable walking shoes

trip-details-fitness-level-requirementsFitness Requirements

    Low level of fitness required

Itinerary

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On arrival in Perth spend time on your own to relax or explore the surroundings. This evening meet your Journey Director and new travelling companions at your hotel for a Welcome Reception with local Western Australian wine and beers along with local produce canapés

  Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Perth Waterfront (River View Rooms).

Your Journey Director will show you the must-see sights including Elizabeth Quay, Yagan Square and you will have time to explore Kings Park with its sweeping city views and some of the 3,000 species of the State’s unique flora. This afternoon is free for you to relax or explore more of the city. Tonight, you will dine in the heart of Perth’s historical, cultural and dining precinct at the State Buildings.

  Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Perth Waterfront (River View Rooms).

  Included Meals: Dinner with Wine, Breakfast

Today you'll head to world-renowned winery region of Margaret River. Your first stop is Penguin Island, which lays in the heart of the ruggedly spectacular Shoalwater Islands Marine Park. Here you will board your boat to cruise through Shoalwater Bay’s Wildlife Sanctuary to see bottlenose dolphins, Australian sea lions and sea birds such as Spinebills and Goshawks. Afterwards, you’ll continue south to explore the historic Busselton Jetty that has been standing for more than 150 years. There is the chance to explore the jetty on foot or take the Jetty Train along this 1.7km timber piled jetty that is the longest in the Southern Hemisphere. Nestled on the white sandy beaches your accommodation is the 5 star Pullman Bunker Bay. Enjoy dinner at the Other Side of the Moon Restaurant, where you will dine on an array of fresh locally sourced seasonal produce with local wines. 

  Hotel: Pullman Bunker Bay Resort

  Included Meals: Dinner with Wine, Lunch, Breakfast

Your day begins with a moving ‘Welcome to Country’ ceremony as part of your First Nations experience at Cape Naturaliste. Your local guide will escort you on an interactive walk around Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse precinct, where they interpret the land through the eyes of an Aboriginal custodian, followed by an artefact interpretation and didgeridoo experience. From Cape Naturaliste you’ll drive through the vineyard lined roads to your Margaret River winery experience. Upon arrival, the winemakers will take you on a guided walk through the rolling vineyard, followed by a Local Dining Experience at a degustation lunch with matching wines at Hay Shed Hill. After you have indulged in your long lunch, there is time to explore the quaint town of Margaret River before returning to your hotel.

  Hotel: Pullman Bunker Bay Resort

  Included Meals: Local Dining Experience, Breakfast

Leaving the wine country behind you journey back up the beautiful south west coastline towards Fremantle. This afternoon you will join your local expert guide for an immersive walking tour of historic Fremantle. Departing from the hotel, enjoy a relaxed, informative and conversational walk and talk that is designed to entertain and educate. Walk into the past, present and future and get unique insight into the well-preserved architectural heritage.

  Hotel: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges

  Included Meals: Breakfast

Board a catamaran and escape across the open ocean to the magnificent and historic Rottnest Island, a paradise lovingly referred to by the sun-worshipping locals as ‘Rotto’. Take a leisurely stroll along the beach and keep a keen eye out for the friendliest resident, the Quokka. Join a local guide on a Discovery Rottnest tour covering the island’s most spectacular locations. Delve into the island’s history and culture, its marine and land environments and the diverse flora and fauna. Enjoy lunch before exploring more of the beaches. This afternoon, you’ll leave the pristine shoreline and cruise back to seaside Fremantle, where tonight you’ll join your fellow travellers for a Celebration Dinner. What better way to toast to a mesmerising journey with Local Western Australian wines matched with the seasonal farm to table menu. 

  Hotel: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges

  Included Meals: Celebration Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast

Exchange phone numbers with new friends as your inspiring Western Australia journey ends. Before you depart, you may like to visit the historic Fremantle Markets. A private vehicle will transfer you to Perth airport for your onward flight.

  Included Meals: Breakfast

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.


A Journey to the West

Inspiring Journeys

7 Day

Perth to Fremantle

Relax as you enjoy VIP tastings at the Margaret River region’s most picturesque vineyards and indulge in exclusive dining experiences celebrating local produce. Hear stories of Aboriginal culture at stunning Cape Naturaliste before discovering marine and bird life at Shoalwater Bay and the idyllic Rottnest Island.

Highlights

Immerse

Discover the land of Cape Naturaliste through the eyes of an First Nations custodian and learn about the history of Busselton Jetty.

Indulge

Discover wine-making philosophy and enjoy VIP tastings at some of Australia’s best wineries in Margaret River, including the award-winning Hayshed Hill.

Explore

Discover Shoalwater Bay’s glorious marine life and meet the colony of the world’s smallest penguins, and encounter the adorable quokka.

Relax

Enjoy the luxurious comfort of the 5-star Pullman Bunker Bay and unwind in the 1850s landmark Esplanade Hotel, located in the heart of Fremantle.

Accommodation

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.
The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

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