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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


Tour code: WPPP

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See iconic Wave Rock and the gold-rush ghost-towns en route to Kalgoorlie. Esperance and Cape Le Grand National Park offer rugged coastal scenery and heathlands. View the stunning Stirling Ranges, take the Valley of the Giants tree-top walk, then indulge your palate at Margaret River, walk Busselton Jetty and relax in seaside Fremantle.


1 May 2018 - 30 November 2018 ?
Day 1
Welcome to Perth

After meeting your Travel Director at your hotel this afternoon, set off on a tour of the city, visiting Kings Park and its delightful Botanic Garden on the broad expanse of the Swan River. You’ll notice many public art installations around the city and develop a feel for the varying precincts surrounding the CBD. This evening, enjoy the company of your fellow travellers over a shared meal.

Hotel: Travelodge Perth

Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2
Perth – Wave Rock

Today’s journey takes you through the Golden Outback to Hyden, where you’ll join a local guide on a tour of Boddington Gold Mine, currently the continent’s largest. Continue to iconic Wave Rock, a three-million-year-old natural rock formation, then take a short walk to discover the little-known Hippo’s Yawn, another fascinating geological formation. Afterwards you may like to wander through the visitor centre’s eclectic collection of lace and the largest collection of toy soldiers in the world, or even take a tour of Hyden Wildlife Park. This evening, dine at your hotel.

Hotel: Wave Rock Motel, Hyden

Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 3
Wave Rock – Kalgoorlie

Take an exclusive farm tour this morning with a Wave Rock local, Sheena, to hear about life in the Outback. You’ll have the opportunity of helping to feed the cattle, then you may choose to examine the property’s private collection of vintage cars. Leaving Hyden, view the famous Super Pit gold mine, which produces up to 850,000 ounces of gold annually, from the lookout.

WildflowerDuring springtime, you may see dazzling wildflowers in bloom by the roadside today. On arrival in Kalgoorlie discover the character of this historic town on an orientation tour. Dine this evening at Kalgoorlie’s iconic pub, the Exchange Hotel.

Hotel: Rydges Kalgoorlie

Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 4
Kalgoorlie – Esperance

Today visit Cape Le Grand National Park for breathtaking views of wild coastal scenery, rugged granite peaks and sweeping heathlands. Stop at awe-inspiring Thistle Cove to marvel at its dazzling white sand and crystal-clear blue water. At stunning Lucky Bay, kangaroos are often to be found lazing on the pristine beach.

Hotel: Comfort Inn Bay of Isles, Esperance

Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 5 - 6
Esperance – Albany
Day 5: Esperance – Albany

See the mysterious Pink Lake just outside Esperance, and travel through Ravensthorpe and the Fitzgerald Biosphere to Bluff Knoll Lookout to witness the rugged beauty of the Stirling Ranges National Park, one of the world’s richest in flora. Continue to Albany, a town imbued with Anzac history, and settle in to your hotel for the night.

Day 6: Albany

This morning, take your time to explore this historic town. In 1914, 41,000 Australians and New Zealanders left from Albany on their way to the WWI battlefields. This afternoon visit the recently-inaugurated National Anzac Centre.

Hotel: The Dog Rock Motel, Albany, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 5: Breakfast and dinner. Day 6: Breakfast

Day 7 - 8
Albany – Margaret River
Day 7: Albany – Margaret River

Visit the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk this morning to explore the canopy of the ancient Tingle forest. Stop in Nannup at lunchtime with time to explore, then travel on to Cape Leeuwin, where the Indian and Great Southern Oceans meet. You may like to take a guided tour to the top of the famous lighthouse before leaving for Margaret River, one of Australia’s premier wine-growing regions.

Day 8: Margaret River

First up you’ll get the chance to see fossils, stalactites and stalagmites in the impressive caves of the region. Then get ready for a day that will delight your taste buds! Margaret River is known not only for its fabulous wines but also for its fresh produce and boutique producers. At Vasse Virgin you’ll learn about olive oil, taste gourmet produce, and sample a range of beauty preparations made from the oil of olives grown on the property. Continue to a local winery for wine-tastings and lunch prepared solely from fresh local produce. This afternoon you’ll have some free time to relax or explore the town of Margaret River. Your evening is free to do as you please.

Hotel: Quality Inn Margaret River, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 7: Breakfast and dinner. Day 8: Breakfast and lunch

Day 9
Margaret River – Fremantle

This morning why not take a stroll along Busselton Jetty, the popular holiday town on the shores of Geographe Bay. Then on arrival in Fremantle you’ll have the afternoon to explore this wonderful town. You may like to visit the colourful Fremantle Markets. There are 150 stalls under one roof and you’ll have a chance to purchase local arts and crafts and taste local delights. We recommend taking a wander along the Fremantle foreshore to discover the impressive fishing fleet and perhaps enjoy a refreshing ale at Little Creatures Brewery. Celebrate your holiday at dinner at your hotel with your Travel Director and new-found friends.

Hotel: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges

Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 10
Farewell from Fremantle

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 and discover how time was passed in the yards, while marvelling at original prisoner works of art. From its convict origins in the 1850s until its closure as a maximum-security gaol in 1991, your entertaining guide will show you the lighter side of prison life. Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end later this morning.

Included Meals: Breakfast

10 Day Guided Vacation

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Tour departs from Perth and returns to Fremantle


  • Views of Perth from Kings Park
  • Visit Kings Park Botanic Garden
  • ‘Surf’ Wave Rock in Hyden
  • Learn about life on an outback farm
  • Views over the Super Pit gold mine
  • Discover WA’s famous wildflowers (seasonal Aug-Nov)Wildflower
  • Stop in Thistle Cove and Lucky Bay
  • Visit the National Anzac Centre
  • Walk above the Valley of the Giants
  • Explore an impressive fossil cave
  • Indulge in Margaret River food and wine
  • Explore Fremantle and tour its historic prison


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


  • 9 Full buffet breakfasts  
  • 1 Lunch
  • 7 Dinners

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 Airport
Day 10   Flights to depart after 3.00pm from Perth Airport

What to bring

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

Ways to Save

Departures from 1 April 2018
Early Payment Discount – 5% saving

when you pay in full by 29 June 2018

Pay by 29 Jun 2018   5% saving
Kings Club   5% saving
2nd vacation discount   2.5% saving
Groups (5 people or more)   5% saving
Triple share   5% saving

* All savings are per person, apply only to the land component. Conditions apply.


Find your applicable discounts as many discounts are combinable. More Information

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

    • Twin Guest Room at Travelodge Hotel Perth

    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
  • Wave Rock Motel, Hyden
    2 Lynch St, Hyden WA 6359

    • Wave Rock Motel Room

    We are situated in the heart of Australia's Golden Outback. Hyden is only four kilometres from Wave Rock.We have a swimming pool (seasonal), gym and the Salmon Gum Lounge offers card and board games for your enjoyment as well as an open fire with baby grand piano and a guitar. The Salmon Gum Lounge has free tea and coffee for in-house quests. Please relax and enjoy this comfort area with its natural timbers and leather furniture, cold beer and wine.

    • Features
    • Ensuite
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • TV
    • Swimming Pool
    • Gym facilities
  • Rydges Kalgoorlie
    21 Davidson Street, Kalgoorlie , WA 6430

    • Rydges Kalgoorlie Front Exterior

    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


    • Comfort Inn Bay of Isles - Exterior

    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, 2 nights

    • Exterior of The Dog Rock Motel in 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

    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

    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 May 2018 - 30 November 2018

Discover Rottnest (Fremantle)FIND OUT MORE

Adult Price: AUD 183.50   Child Price: AUD 91.50

Discover Rottnest

Explore the beauty and tranquility of Rottnest Island as you relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach after your boat cruise to the island. This island tour includes historical, cultural and natural points of interest. Complete your Rottnest experience with a buffet lunch.

* If your tour ends in Fremantle, you must have post tour accommodation or a late departing flight. Ask us for details


The excursions can be booked through your Travel 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 indicated are Australian or New Zealand dollars

Prices are valid from 1 May 2018. 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.