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  • Wave Rock

    Wave Rock

  • Lucky Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park

    Lucky Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park

  • Thistle Cove

    Thistle Cove

  • Valley of the Giants

    Valley of the Giants

  • Wine Tour, Tasting and Lunch at Margaret River

    Wine Tour, Tasting and Lunch at Margaret River

  • Fremantle

    Fremantle


Tour code: WPPP

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$2725

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$3480

single ?

$2450

child ?
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From the Outback to the forest and the coast, this holiday has it all! Travel to fascinating Wave Rock and through gold rush ghost towns to Kalgoorlie. Continue to picturesque Esperance and Cape Le Grand National Park and discover the area’s white sandy beaches and crystal clear water on the south coast. Witness the beauty of the Stirling Ranges at Bluff Knoll Lookout before traveling to Albany and on to Valley of the Giants tree top walk to stroll high above the canopy. Indulge with delicious food and wine in Margaret River and stop in Bussellton to walk along the famous jetty on your way to seaside Fremantle. 

Itinerary

1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017 ?
Day 1
Welcome to Perth

This afternoon when you meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at your hotel, set off on a city tour of Perth including a visit to Kings Park where you can see the broad expanse of the Swan River and wander around the Anzac Memorial and wildflower gardens. You'll also see the many public art installations around the city and get a feel for the different precincts surrounding the CBD. Tonight, dine out and get to know your fellow travellers over a delicious meal.

Hotel: Travelodge Perth

Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2
Perth – Kalgoorlie

Journey to the Golden Outback passing through Corrigin to Hyden and visit fascinating Wave Rock at lunch time. This magnificent rock formation resembling a gigantic wave, was formed over three million years ago. Once you've seen Wave Rock, grab a spot of lunch and why not wander through the visitor centre's eclectic collection of lace and the largest collection of toy soldiers in the world. Continue through the Wheatbelt and the former ghost town of Coolgardie on your way to Kalgoorlie. This town in the gold fields is surrounded by some of the most dazzling spring wildflowers (seasonal).

Hotel: Rydges in Kalgoorlie

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3-4
Kalgoorlie – Esperance
Day 3: Kalgoorlie – Esperance

This morning you’ll join a local guide on a tour of the Super Pit gold mine. The Super Pit produces up to 850,000 ounces of gold every year and is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia. Afterwards, discover the character and stories of this historic gold mining town on an orientation tour. Why not sneak in to the Exchange Hotel for lunch in Kalgoorlie's most iconic pub. Later, stop to look out over the impressive salt lake, Lake Lefroy, then continue through Norseman and on to Esperance for a two night stay at this picturesque seaside town.

Day 4: Esperance

Wildflower Icon Visit Cape Le Grand National Park for breathtaking views of the wild coastal scenery, rugged granite peaks and sweeping heathlands. Stop at awe-inspiring Thistle Cove and marvel at its jaw dropping 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 that like to laze on the pristine beach. Just magic! This afternoon is yours to do as you wish. Maybe kick back and relax with a book by the water or take a wander through this seaside hamlet. 

Hotel: Comfort Inn Bay of Isles, Esperance, 2 nights.

Included Meals: Day 3: Breakfast and Dinner. Day 4: Breakfast

Day 5
Esperance – Albany

Wildflower Icon 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. The National Park is one of the richest areas for flora in the world. Continue to Albany, rich in Anzac history, and settle in to your hotel for the night.

Hotel: The Dog Rock Motel, Albany.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6-7
Albany – Margaret River
Day 6: Albany – Margaret River

In 1914, 41,000 Australians and New Zealanders left Albany bound for WWI. This morning you may like to visit the National Anzac Centre which opened in 2014 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the first convoys departing. Afterwards you'll  journey to Valley of the Giants to explore the canopy of the tingle forest along the Tree Top Walk. Continue to Margaret River, one of Australia’s premier wine growing regions. The region's scenery and fresh air will leave you invigorated.

Day 7: Margaret River Sights

Get ready for a day that will delight your taste buds! Margaret River is known not only for it's fabulous wine but also for it's fresh produce and boutique producers. First up you'll visit a berry farm for a delicious devonshire tea in a picturesque cottage garden. You'll have the chance to taste the farm's homemade jams, preserves and more at the cellar door before continuing to Laurance Wines for lunch. Next you'll visit a boutique brewery with spectacular views of the surrounding farms, National park and vineyards. Enjoy a tasting paddle of their finest craft beer to top off your day. The evening is free to do as you wish.

Hotel: Quality Inn Margaret River, 2 nights.

Included Meals: Day 6: Breakfast and Dinner. Day 7: Breakfast and Highlight lunch

Day 8
Margaret River – Fremantle

This morning, why not grab a coffee and wander around Margaret River township before you travel north to Busselton, a popular holiday resort on the shores of Geographe Bay. On arrival in Fremantle you'll have a chance to enjoy lunch before joining 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 and discover how time was passed in the yards, while you marvel at original prisoner works of art. 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. Tonight enjoy and indulgent farewell dinner with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. 

Hotel: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges

Included Meals: Breakfast and Farewell dinner

Day 9
Farewell from Fremantle

Your holiday concludes this morning after breakfast. You'll be transferred to Perth Airport for your onward flight. Why not book an afternoon flight so you have the opportunity to enjoy seaside Fremantle before you head home.

Included Meals: Breakfast

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Don't Miss

Pub meal at the Settlers Tavern in Margaret River

Settlers Tavern, Margaret River

‘The Tav’ as the locals call it, is officially WA’s  best casual dining pub, best live entertainment venue and has been honoured by Wine Spectator as having one of the most outstanding restaurant wine lists in the world! Our Product Development Manager Lauren agrees! During your free time in Margaret River why not drop in for one of their sensational pub meals and indulge in a locally brewed beer or locally produced wine. It’s definitely the place to be and the perfect place to meet some locals for a yarn.

Highlights

  • ‘Surf’ Wave Rock
  • Perth city sights touring
  • Tour the Super Pit gold mine
  • Discover the white sandy beaches near Esperance
  • Discover WA’s famous wildflowers(seasonal) Wildflower Icon
  • Walk high above the trees at Valley of the Giants
  • Indulge in Margaret River food and wine
  • Taste beer at a boutique brewery
  • Step back in time on a guided tour of Fremantle Prison
  • Discover cosmopolitan Fremantle

Inclusions

  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)

Dining

  • Full buffet breakfasts (8) 
  • Highlight lunch (1) 
  • Dinners (5) 
  • Farewell dinner (1)

Flight Information

Any flights referred to in the itinerary are at the client’s expense and are not included in the land content price.

Day 1   Flights to arrive prior to 12 noon into Perth
Day 9   Flights to depart anytime from Perth

Flights are not included in the holiday price

What to bring

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

Ways to Save

Early payment discount
Pay by 31 Jan 2016     Save up to $270
Pay by 31 Mar 2016     Save up to $135
 
Kings Club early payment discount
Pay by 31 Jan 2016     Save up to $405
Pay by 31 Mar 2016     Save up to $270
 
Triple share     Save up to $135
Kings Club     Save up to $135

All savings are per person.

Quality accommodation

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.

The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Travelodge Perth
    417 Hay St, Perth WA, 6000

    • Exterior of Travelodge Hotel Perth
    • Armada Restaurant at Travelodge Hotel Perth
    • Twin Guest Room at Travelodge Hotel Perth
    • Front Entry to Travelodge Perth Hotel

    Situated in the heart of the Perth CBD, Travelodge Perth is nestled in a picturesque location, close to the major shopping areas, and a short stroll from the beautiful Swan River.

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Ensuite
    • Satellite TV
    • Radio
    • Work Desk
    • Wi-Fi
    • In-room safe
    • Phone
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Rydges in Kalgoorlie
    21 Davidson Street, Kalgoorlie , WA 6430

    • Rydges Kalgoorlie Front Exterior
    • Rydges Kalgoorlie Swimming Pool
    • Rydges Kalgoorlie Guest Room
    • The grounds at Rydges Kalgoorlie

    Centrally located within the twin towns of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and just minutes from the famous Hannan Street central business and shopping precinct, Rydges Kalgoorlie Resort and Spa offers a new level of luxury accommodation to both the business and leisure market. With over 91 rooms varying from our deluxe studios through to executive apartments, Rydges Kalgoorlie Resort and Spa can ensure that you are kept comfortable for whatever purpose of your stay.

    • Features
    • Air-conditioning
    • Mini Bar
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • In-room spa bath / Jacuzzi
    • Wireless Internet access
    • Refrigerator
    • Hair Dryer
    • LCD TV
    • Free Bottled Water
    • Foxtel
  • Comfort Inn Bay of Isles
    32 The Esplanade, Esperance, WA 6450

    Esperance, 2 nights.

    • Comfort Inn Bay of Isles - Room
    • Comfort Inn Bay of Isles - Exterior
    • Comfort Inn Bay of Isles - Pool
    • Comfort Inn Bay of Isles - Room

    Comfort Inn Bay of Isles Motel Esperance is your perfect beachfront accommodation solution for business travellers and holiday makers who want to get the most from their time in beautiful Esperance.

    • Features
    • Free wireless internet access
    • Room service
    • Direct Dial Telephone
    • LCD TV
    • Foxtel
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Mini-bar (surcharge)
    • Air-conditioning
    • Ensuite
    • Bathtub and shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Clock radio
    • Iron
  • The Dog Rock Motel
    303 Middleton Road, Albany, Western Australia, 6330

    Albany.

    • Exterior of The Dog Rock Motel in Albany
    • Guest Room at The Dog Rock Motel, Albany

    The Dog Rock Motel is situated in the heart of the city, close to all the action and local attractions. Family owned with friendly service, the motel aim's is for you to have the best experience of Albany accommodation and the beautiful town of Albany. 
     

    • Features
    • Wi-Fi
    • Foxtel
    • Air-conditioning
    • Ensuite
    • Flat Screen TV
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Quality Inn Margaret River
    78 Wallcliffe Rd, Margaret River, WA 6285.

    2 nights.

    • Quality Inn Margaret River Hotel at dusk
    • Swimming pool at Quality Inn Margaret River
    • Lobby & Fireplace at Quality Inn Margaret River
    • Guest Room at Quality Inn Margaret River Hotel
    • Guest Room Bathroom at Quality Inn Margaret River

    Quality Inn Margaret River is the ideal comfortable accommodation option for people wanting to relax, unwind and enjoy the idyllic surrounds of the spectacular region of Margaret River. Stay at this Margaret River resort and be surrounded by beautiful gardens and spectacular natural bush land. All your personal, business and family accommodation needs are catered for with a range of hotel facilities including Margaret’s Restaurant and Lobby Bar, Conference Centre and business facilities, onsite mini golf and much more.

    • Features
    • Flat Screen TV
    • DVD players
    • Air-conditioning
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Foxtel
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Hairdryer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Radio
  • Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges
    Corner of Marine Terrace and Essex Street, Fremantle, WA 6160

    • Esplanade Hotel by Rydges Fremantle Superior Room
    • Esplanade Hotel by Rydges Fremantle - Exterior
    • Esplanade Hotel by Rydges Fremantle - pool area

    Savour the culture and tradition of Western Australia’s premier tourist destination when staying at the reimagined Esplanade Hotel Fremantle – by Rydges. Fremantle as a port city, creating an environment that is rich, warm and sophisticated for business and leisure travellers alike. Ideal location near the Perth CBD, while those on holiday can easily access Bathers Beach, Rottnest Island and Kings Park and Botanic Gardens.

    • Features
    • 32-inch flat-screen TV
    • Foxtel
    • Room service
    • Mini-bar (surcharge)
    • Free wireless internet access
    • Private balcony
    • Work Desk
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • In-room safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Individual heater control
    • Air-conditioning
    • Direct Dial Telephone
    • ISD/STD phone

Experience more on your holiday

To ensure your holiday is filled with memorable experiences, we have included a range of quality Optional Excursions for you to choose from and partake in, if you wish, during your holiday. We understand that everyone is an individual, and have therefore allowed some free time for you to experience different types of touring. These have not been included in the tour fare as we realise they may not appeal to all people. Our selection of optional excursions include scenic flights, helicopter rides, cruises, dinners, ballooning, fishing trips, four wheel drive tours, cultural experiences, and even camel riding.


Experiences available between 1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017

Rottnest Express Discovery (Perth)

$190 adult

Rottnest Express Discovery

Explore the beauty and tranquility of Rottnest as you relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach. This tour includes historical, cultural and natural points of interest. Complete your Rottnest experience with a buffet lunch. *Post tour bookings only.

Bookings

The excursions can be booked through your Tour Director. You will be asked during the early part of your tour to name those that you may wish to join, as advance reservations are often necessary. Please note that occasionally weather or seasonal conditions may not permit their operation. Some also depend on a minimum number of participants and suitable time being available.

Prices

Prices indicated are Australian or New Zealand dollars

Prices are valid from 1 April 2016. Optional experience pricing is indicated in Australian dollars or New Zealand dollars depending on the country of operation and may be subject to change. Please note that reduced rates for pensioners or children may apply on some tours. Prices are inclusive of GST.