Soon to be linked with the first direct flight from Britain to Australia, Perth is a fast-growing international city between the glittering Indian Ocean and the outback wilderness. Base yourself in trendy Fremantle to explore the big skies of the outback, the empty beaches and inviting waters where you can swim with dolphins and see whales, and visit welcoming boutique wineries. Explore the stunning wine Darling Ranges and discover natural rock formations and sacred sights.
Our expert tour specialists can tailor this trip to exactly meet your needs. We make the suggestions but the decision is yours
Arriving in Perth, you will be met and guided to your hotel in Fremantle for a four night stay. The rest of today is at leisure. A good suggestion would be a coach tour or a cruise on the Swan River, which can be arranged for an additional fee.
• Day at leisure
• Optional tour of Swan River
Discover the natural beauty and charm of the south west on this full-day tour of Margaret River including the Busselton Jetty and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Sample the produce of the local artisans, be amazed at the grandeur of the Karri forests and see where the Southern and Indian Oceans meet. Also, enjoy a guided tour of Mammoth Cave.
• Margaret River tour
• Busselton Jetty
• Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
• Sample local produce
Cruise out to the sheltered shallows of Rockinghams calm, clear bays in search of any of the 180 bottlenose dolphins. They don't do tricks, and you won't feed them - simply spend some time enjoying each other's company. Please bear in mind that dolphin encounters are very likely but never 100% guaranteed. Following your meeting, head back to Perth.
• Swim with dolphins at Rockingham
• No tricks and feeding
• Return to Perth
Heading east through the scenic Darling Ranges stop at historic York, the first township founded in the Avon Valley. Continuing east, pass through sweeping wheat belt plains and stop en route at the famous Dog Cemetery, a tribute to Australian working sheep dogs. Later you reach the small town of Hyden, home of Wave Rock. Join an Aboriginal cultural tour and discover sacred sites including Gnamma Holes. Whilst here visit a wildlife park featuring Australian animals or alternatively view the unique Antique Lace Collection.
• York in the Avon Valley
• Dog Cemetery
• Hyden & Wave Rock
• Aboriginal cultural tour
• Wildlife park
‘Modern and Convenient Base’
Situated in the heart of Freemantle, Hougoumont Hotel lies only a short walk away from the train station and shopping area, as well as cafes, restaurants and bars. Guests can enjoy modern rooms and suites, fresh gourmet food and wine options, and complimentary services such as on-site bike hire, off-site gym facilities and free WiFi throughout the hotel.
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We will use our destination expertise to plan an itinerary that will work for you – your personal specialist is happy to respond by phone, email or text. Your trip will be refined and reshaped until you love the way it looks, and it fits you perfectly!
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