South Western Escape

10 days,

9 nights |

from $3625 per person*

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TOUR CODE: WPPP

This fabulous journey takes you to iconic Wave Rock and the gold-rush ghost-towns en route to bustling Kalgoorlie. 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.

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

Tour Highlights

  • Perth city sights
  • Tour the Boddington Gold Mine
  • ‘Surf’ Wave Rock in Hyden
  • Experience life on an outback farm
  • Discover WA’s famous wildflowers (seasonal)
  • Orientation tour of Kalgoorlie
  • Spectacular views at Cape Le Grand National Park
  • See Thistle Cove and Lucky Bay
  • Enjoy white sandy beaches near Esperance
  • Walk above the Valley of the Giants
  • Indulge in Margaret River food and wine
  • Explore cosmopolitan Fremantle and tour its historic prison

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 12 noon into Perth Airport
  • Day 10 Flights to depart after 3.00pm from Perth Airport

Departure Dates

2020 MAY: 9 JUN: 6 JUL: 4 AUG: 8, 22, 29 SEP: 5, 12, 19, 26 OCT: 3, 17 Please click here for full Booking Conditions.

All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

October 1, 2020

Valid for travel between:

05/09/2020 – 10/17/2020

Additional dates, gateway cities and airlines may be available.

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WPPPDay 1 Welcome to Perth

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. Hotel: Travelodge Perth Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2 Perth – Wave Rock

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 Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 Wave Rock – Kalgoorlie

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 Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 Kalgoorlie – Esperance

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 Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 Esperance – Albany

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 in to your hotel for the night. Hotel: The Dog Rock Motel, 2 nights Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 Albany

This morning take your time to explore seaside Albany, which boasts many fine heritage listed buildings. Later, 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. Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 Albany – Margaret River

Visit the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk this morning to explore the canopy of the majestic Tingle forest. Then travel on to Cape Leeuwin, where the Indian and Great Southern Oceans meet. You may like to take an optional experience guided tour to the top of the famous lighthouse before leaving 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 Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 Margaret River

Visit the impressive Margaret River caves with a local guide, then 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. Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9 Margaret River – Fremantle

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 Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 Farewell from Fremantle

Join a local guide this morning for a private tour of historic convict-era Fremantle Prison. A striking landmark, the World Heritage listed complex is a physical reminder of the contribution made by Australia’s convicts to building this nation. Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end later this morning. Included Meals: Breakfast

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*Terms & Conditions (US):

Discount available on selected Guided Vacations and Inspiring Journeys. Discount applies only to the land content portion of the vacation. Can be combined with other discounts where applicable. The full amount must be paid by the designated date. Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Prices are land only, ‘from’ per person, based on double occupancy and valid for travel in low season. International airfare is not included. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting (30 March 2020). All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Subject to availability, this offer may be withdrawn at any time. 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. Please call for our current prices. Hearing impaired persons may dial 711 (National Relay Service) to contact us at the above number. Tour code: WPPP. CST#2001136-50.

*Terms & Conditions (CAD):

Discount available on selected Guided Vacations and Inspiring Journeys. Discount applies only to the land content portion of the vacation. Can be combined with other discounts where applicable. The full amount must be paid by the designated date. Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Prices are land only, ‘from’ per person, based on double occupancy and valid for travel in low season. International airfare is not included. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting (30 March 2020). All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Subject to availability, this offer may be withdrawn at any time. 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. Please call for our current prices. Hearing impaired persons may dial 711 (National Relay Service) to contact us at the above number. Tour code: WPPP. CST#2001136-50.

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