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PERTH & MARGARET RIVER

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PERTH & 

WILDFLOWER COUNTRY

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PERTH & ESPERANCE

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PERTH,

MARGARET RIVER

& ALBANY

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PERTH & EXMOUTH

 

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PERTH & MARGARET RIVER

This itinerary is one truly indulgent tasting plate, serving up the best of Perth and Margaret River in just five days.

Discover the “king” of parks and Perth’s colonial history before hitting the road to the Margaret River region, where magnificent beaches and wondrous natural experiences blend beautifully with stylish foodie experiences and Australia’s flagship premium wines.

 

Best time: September to November (to coincide with wildflowers, whale watching, Margaret River Gourmet Escape and the Fremantle Festival).

Day 1: Perth & Kings Park

 

Day 2: Fremantle (20km)

 

Day 3: Perth – Dunsborough – Yallingup (253km)

 

Day 4: Yallingup – Margaret River (51km)

 

Day 5: Margaret River  Perth (265km)

Highlights:

  • Kings Park

  • Fremantle

  • Margaret River food and wine

  • Caves

 

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PERTH, MARGARET RIVER & ALBANY

In just eight days from Bunbury, Busselton and Margaret River, to Denmark and Albany, you’ll experience it all.

 

World-class wine, surf breaks, walking trails, stunning beaches, whale watching, ancient caves and forests of timber giants, all await south of Perth. It’s hardly surprising Lonely Planet nominated this as one of the world’s top 10 regions to visit.

 

Best time: September to December (to coincide with wildflowers, whale watching in Dunsborough and dolphins).  

Day 1: Perth – Bunbury – Busselton – Dunsborough (251km)

 

Day 2: Dunsborough – Margaret River (51km)

 

Day 3: Margaret River – Augusta (41km)

 

Day 4: Augusta – Pemberton (125km)

 

Day 5: Pemberton – Walpole (120km)

 

Day 6: Denmark – Albany (54km)

 

Day 7: Albany

 

Day 8: Albany – Kojonup (153km)

 

Day 9: Kojonup – Perth (260km)

Highlights:

  • Bunbury Dolphin Discovery Centre

  • Busselton Jetty

  • Whale watching

  • Margaret River

  • Valley of the Giants

  • William Bay National Park

  • Torndirrup National Park

  • Kodja Place

 

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PERTH & WILDFLOWER COUNTRY

Follow the scenic Everlastings Wildflower Trail to some of the State’s most spectacular wildflower hotspots.

 

Journey through an ancient outback landscape to see those beautiful iconic blankets of white, pink and yellow everlastings – the largest display of wildflowers on earth!

 

Best time for wildflowers: June to September.

Day 1:  Perth – Gingin – Badgingarra – Cervantes (266km)

 

Day 2:  Cervantes – Nambung National Park – Jurien Bay (67km)

 

Day 3: Jurien Bay – Eneabba – Dongara (162km)

 

Day 4: Dongara – Mingenew – Mullewa (138km)

 

Day 5: Mullewa – New Norcia (361km)

 

Day 6: New Norcia – Bindoon – Perth (144km)

Highlights:

  • Everlasting wildflowers

  • The Pinnacles

  • Lesueur National Park

  • Coalseam Conservation Park

  • Mullewa

 

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PERTH & EXMOUTH

From the moonscape of the Pinnacles to close encounters of the marine kind.

 

Take the Indian Ocean Drive to extraordinary natural wonders, beginning with the Pinnacles and ending in the World Heritage-listed coral gardens of Ningaloo Reef – Australia’s largest fringing reef.  Here, you can cruise, snorkel and dive the most biodiverse marine habitats and enjoy memorable encounters with dolphins, whale sharks, manta rays and more.

 

Best time: March to July (to coincide with the whale shark swim season) and July to October (humpback whale swim season).

Day 1: Perth – Lancelin – Cervantes (197km)

Day 2: Jurien Bay – Geraldton and Abrolhos  Islands (197km)

Day 3: Geraldton – Kalbarri (155km)

Day 4: Kalbarri National Park

Day 5: Kalbarri – Shark Bay – Monkey Mia (399km)

Day 6: Monkey Mia dolphins

Day 7: Monkey Mia – Carnarvon – Coral Bay (581km)

Day 8: Coral Bay – Exmouth (153km)

Day 9: Exmouth and Ningaloo Reef Marine Park

Day 10: Exmouth – Cape Range National Park (53km)

Day 11: Exmouth – Perth (1246km)

Highlights:

  • The Pinnacles

  • Kalbarri National Park

  • Shark Bay World Heritage Area

  • Monkey Mia dolphins

  • Ningaloo Reef

 

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PERTH & ESPERANCE

In the largest expanse of Australian outback, you’ll find the tallest wave, whitest beach and biggest outdoor gallery.

 

Following the tracks of gold rush pioneers reveals unique riches of the Goldfields – from the famous Wave Rock, Luck Bay and Kalgoorlie’s Super Pit, to the world’s largest outdoor art gallery, longest golf course and biggest collection of spring wildflowers. All set against a backdrop of the most dramatic desert landscapes.

Best time: September to November (for wildflowers)

Day 1: Perth – Wave Rock – Hyden (340km)

Day 2: Hyden – Stokes National Park – Esperance (420km)

Day 3: Esperance – Cape Le Grand National Park – Esperance (142km)

Day 4: Esperance – Norseman – Kalgoorlie (393km)

Day 5: Kalgoorlie

Day 6: Kalgoorlie – Menzies – Lake Ballard – Kalgoorlie (414km)

Day 7: Kalgoorlie – Merredin

Day 8: Merredin – Perth (261km)

Highlights:

  • Wave Rock

  • Lucky Bay

  • Wildflowers

  • Super Pit

  • Antony Gormley Statues