See south-west WA during the 2020 Wildflower Season! This fabulous journey across the southern region of WA is perfectly timed around this must-see natural event.
Departs Fri 16 October 2020
From $3,879 pp twin share / $4,999 pp sole use
Esperance and Cape Le Grand National Park offer magnificent coastal scenery and expansive 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.
Your holiday includes:
Day 1 – flights to arrive prior to 12:00 noon into Perth Airport
Day 10 – flights to depart after 3.00 pm from Perth Airport
The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:
Need airfares, additional accommodation or sightseeing options before or after your tour? Our friendly travel team can assist you with this. Call today on freecall 1300 414 198 for prices.
16-26 Oct 2020
From $3,879 pp twin share / $4,999 pp sole use
Want to avoid the single supplement? If you'd rather not pay the single supplement, we can happily pair you with another solo guest of the same gender. Subject to other wiling to share passengers. Call our local travel team today on 1300 414 198 for more information.
Fri 16 Oct 2020 - Welcome to Perth
Welcome to Perth. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city.
Hotel: Travelodge Perth (2 nights)
Sat 17 Oct 2020 - Welcome to Perth (B, D)
Begin your adventure in the dynamic south west by joining your Travel Director for a tour of the friendly Western Australian capital. Visit Kings Park and explore its delightful Botanic Garden on the broad expanse of the Swan River. This evening, enjoy the company of your fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception and dinner.
Sun 18 Oct 2020 - Perth – Wave Rock (B, D)
Journey through the Golden Outback to Boddington, the site of Australia’s largest gold mine. Continue to Wave Rock, a magnificent, solitary rock formation in the shape of giant wave formed over three million years ago. This evening, you’ll dine at your hotel.
Hotel: Wave Rock Motel, Hyden
Mon 19 Oct 2020 - Wave Rock – Kalgoorlie (B, D)
This morning, take an exclusive farm tour to learn about station life in the outback. You may spot WA’s famous wildflowers in this region. Pass through the former gold boomtown of Coolgardie and continue to Kalgoorlie, a characterful town whose economy has been driven by gold since 1893. Take an orientation tour of this historic town, and drive to the official lookout for spectacular views over the famous Super Pit open-cut gold mine, which is large enough to be seen from space. Dine this evening at your Hotel.
Hotel: Rydges Kalgoorlie
Tue 20 Oct 2020 - Kalgoorlie – Esperance (B, D)
Today visit Cape Le Grand National Park with its wild coastal scenery, rugged granite peaks, sweeping headlands and white sand beaches. At stunning Lucky Bay, you may see some of the local kangaroos that like to laze on the pristine beach.
Hotel: Comfort Inn Bay of Isles
Wed 21 Oct 2020- Esperance – Albany (B, D)
Travel on through Ravensthorpe and the unique Fitzgerald Biosphere. Later, at Bluff Knoll Lookout, you’ll witness the rugged beauty of the Stirling Ranges National Park. Continue to Albany, a town imbued with Anzac history, and settle into your hotel for the night.
Hotel: The Dog Rock Motel (2 nights)
Thu 22 Oct 2020 - Albany (B)
Today, take your time to explore seaside Albany, which boasts many fine heritage listed buildings. Perhaps visit the acclaimed National Anzac Centre. Set high on a hill within Albany’s Princess Royal Fortress, the award-winning centre overlooks the harbour from which more than 41,000 men and women departed Australia for the Great War.
Fri 23 Oct 2020 - Albany – Margaret River (B, D)
Experience the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk this morning and explore the canopy of the majestic Tingle forest. Then travel on to Cape Leeuwin, where the Indian and Great Southern Oceans meet. Explore the grounds of its historic lighthouse and enjoy the spectacular surroundings at this beautifully restored heritage site before departing for Margaret River. Beaches and surf breaks line the nearby coast, whose waters host migratory whales between June and November.
Hotel: Stay Margaret River (2 nights)
Sat 24 Oct 2020 - Margaret River (B, L)
Get ready to delight your taste buds! Margaret River is known for its fabulous wines and its boutique producers, and you’ll visit a local winery for tastings and a lunch prepared from fresh local produce. Your evening is at leisure.
Sun 25 Oct 2020 - Margaret River – Fremantle (B, D)
You might like to take a stroll this morning along the 2-kilometre-long jetty in Busselton, a popular holiday town on the shores of Geographe Bay. Then travel on to Fremantle, where the afternoon is yours to explore. You may like to visit the colourful Fremantle Markets to purchase local arts and crafts and taste local produce. We recommend taking a wander along the Fremantle foreshore to observe the impressive fishing fleet. Enjoy dinner this evening at your hotel.
Hotel: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges
Mon 26 Oct 2020 - Farewell from Fremantle (B)
Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end later this morning.
Fitness Requirements - Low level fitness required
Luggage Allowance - This is restricted to one medium size suitcase per person not exceeding 23kg (50lbs) in weight and not exceeding 76x46x25 cm (30x18x10”) in dimension. Please note: these allowances are for coach travel only and may differ from your airline luggage allowances. Porterage is included on your Guided Holiday.
Hand Luggage Allowance - Hand luggage should be one piece per person and small and light enough to fit under your coach seat or in the small overhead compartment. If luggage does not fit comfortably in the overhead luggage racks, it will be stored in the coach luggage compartment whilst in transit. Please note that luggage with adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartments and cannot be accepted as hand luggage.
What to Bring
Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.
A $500 per person non-refundable deposit due within 7 days of booking. Balance due no later than Friday 17 July 2020.