Journey to the West

7 days,

6 nights |

from $3965 per person*


Venture to the far western reaches and unveil the coastal Outback of Cape Naturaliste, where you’ll gain a unique perspective on the land from an Indigenous custodian. Afterward, unwind in one of the world’s most esteemed wine regions.

Take pleasure in VIP tastings at the most scenic vineyards in the Margaret River region and partake in exclusive dining experiences that pay homage to local produce. Immerse yourself in the narratives of Aboriginal culture amidst the breathtaking backdrop of Cape Naturaliste before delving into the marine and avian life of Shoalwater Bay and the picturesque Rottnest Island.

  • 13 meals included (6 Full Buffet Breakfasts, 4 Dinners with wines including Welcome Dinner & Farewell Dinner, 3 lunches including Local Dining Experience)
  • Specialist team of two highly experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Local specialists (Guides)
  • Mixture of boutique, unique and 5 star hotels

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the land of Cape Naturaliste through the eyes of an Indigenous custodian
  • Learn about the history of Busselton Jetty.
  • Discover wine-making philosophy and enjoy VIP tastings at some of Australia’s best wineries in Margaret River, including the award-winning Hayshed Hill.
  • Discover Shoalwater Bay’s glorious marine life
  •  Meet the colony of the world’s smallest penguins, and encounter the adorable quokka.
  • Enjoy the luxurious comfort of the 5-star Pullman Bunker Bay
  • Unwind in the 1850s landmark Esplanade Hotel, located in the heart of Fremantle.

Flight Information

Flights are not included in the tour price; please call our team for the current flight prices. Any flights referred to in the itinerary are an additional expense; these are the suggested group flights:

  • Day 1: Flights to arrive prior to 4.30pm into Perth Airport
  • Day 7: Flights anytime but recommended after 1pm (Domestic) or 3pm (International) from Perth Airport

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Book by:

April 30, 2024

Valid for travel between:

October 27, 2024

Additional dates, gateway cities and airlines may be available.

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Day 1 Welcome to Perth

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

  • MEALS – Welcome Reception
  • HOTEL – Doubletree Perth Waterfront, 2 nights

Day 2 Perth

This morning enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel before you head out for a city sites tour. You Journey Director will show you the best city sites 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 Perth’s sites. Tonight, you will enjoy a dinner overlooking he picturesque Swan River.

  • MEALS – Breakfast, dinner with wine

Day 3 Perth – Penguin Island – Busselton – Bunker Bay

Today you head to the world renowned winery region of Margaret River. Leaving cosmopolitan Perth behind your first stop is Penguin Island. With its white sandy beaches and surrounded by crystal clear waters, Penguin Island 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 dolphins, sea lions, penguins and sea birds. After your 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. cruise you 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 1.84km timber piled jetty that is the longest in the southern hemisphere. Nestled on the white sandy beaches your accommodation for the night is the 5 Star Pullman Bunker Bay. Tonight, you will 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.

  • MEALS – Breakfast, lunch, dinner with wine
  • HOTEL – Pullman Bunker Bay Resort, 2 nights

Day 4 Margaret River & Cape Naturaliste

Your day begins with a ‘Welcome to Country’ as part of your First Nations experience at Cape Naturaliste. Your local guide will escort you on a short 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. You will arrive at a rolling vineyard where you will enjoy a highlight degustation lunch with a focus on local produce that is paired with matching wines. After you have indulged in your long lunch you will explore more of the region and there is time to explore the quaint town of Margaret River before returning to your hotel.

  • MEALS – Breakfast, Local Dining Experience

Day 5 Bunker Bay – Fremantle

This morning why not relax with a morning stroll along the beautiful white sandy beach and turquoise waters of Bunker Bay. Then enjoy a leisurely breakfast with views out to the sparkling ocean before relaxing by the pool. Leaving wine country behind you will be hugging the coastline north as you continue along Australia’s exquisite southwest coast to Fremantle. This afternoon you will join a local guide on a walking tour to explore some hidden gems and the historic streets of Fremantle.

  • MEALS – Breakfast
  • HOTEL – Esplanade Hotel Fremantle, 2 nights

Day 6 Rottnest Island

Board your boat and escape across the open ocean to Rottnest Island, an island paradise lovingly referred to by the sun-worshipping locals as ‘Rotto’. Feel the sand between your toes and keep a keen eye out for the happiest little animal on earth, the Quokka. Join a ‘Local Specialist’ on a guided Discovery Rottnest bus tour covering the length of the island’s most spectacular locations. Delve into the island’s history and culture, its pristine 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 Farewell Dinner. What better way to toast to a mesmerising journey with Local Western Australian wines matched with the seasonal farm to table menu.

  • MEALS – Breakfast, Lunch, Celebration Dinner

Day 7 Farewell from Fremantle

Relax this morning as your journey comes to an end. You might choose to take in the intriguing Fremantle Markets before your Inspiring Journey completed. You will be transferred by private car to Perth airport for your onward travel.

  • MEALS – Breakfast

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*Terms & Conditions: Pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting for travel during specified travel dates. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Airfare is not included unless indicated. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. Airline and hotels frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices may increase before full payment for those and other reasons. Package is not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government-imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Package is strictly subject to availability, not retroactive and not combinable with any other special or vacation package offer. Minimum night stays or required room types may apply. All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. CST#2001136-20

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