Beginning in Perth, this itinerary is the perfect introduction to the rich diversity of the south-west, including vineyards, forests and dramatic coastline.
Collect your car hire in Perth and drive south to Yallingup. Stop en route in Bunbury, where you can swim with the dolphins of Koombana Bay, or the seaside town of Busselton. Stay 2 nights at Seashells Yallingup. Spend the following day sampling local produce from some of the region’s 60 wineries, cheese producers and chocolatiers. (N)
Drive south towards Pemberton via the awe
inspiring Boranup karri forest where these gigantic trees grow up to 60 metres high. A detour can also be made to Augusta, the most southwesterly point in Australia, where you can visit a lighthouse that overlooks the point where the Indian and Southern oceans meet. On arrival at Pemberton, stay 2 nights at Karri Valley Resort. (N)
Return to the coast and drive along the scenic coastal road to Albany, with a chance to stop en route in the forests of Walpole National Park. Stay at The Beach House at Bayside for 2 nights. Spend the next day exploring the town’s sights such as Padre White Lookout, Middleton Beach, the weekend farmers’ markets or, between late May and early October, spot migrating humpbacks and blue whales from the shore, or see them up close on board a whale-watching cruise. (N) (B)
The 5-hour journey today can be broken up with
a stop in the agricultural district of Kojonup to learn about the Australian rural way of life and to view the native wildflowers. Return your car in Perth, or extend your trip further up the coast. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
International flights are not included in the
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Located at the edge of Lake Beedelup and surrounded by karri forest and seasonal wildflowers, Karri Valley Resort is the ideal base for exploring the beautiful surrounding area. The property is approximately a 10-minute drive from Pemberton with a range of accommodations from lakeside rooms to self-contained chalets in the forest.
Features: 60 rooms, restaurant, laundry, games room, barbecue area.
Room amenities: Television, coffee & tea facilities,...
Seashells Resort Yallingup is located near Yallingup Beach, in the heart of the Margaret River wine region. Set in beautiful extensive gardens it is possible to walk to Yallingup Beach and the Ngilgi Caves. The 40 rooms comprise of one and two bedroom self-contained apartments, each with a kitchenette and modern amenities. Although the resort does not have a restaurant, it is located adjacent to one and within walking distance of other dining...
The Beach House at Bayside is situated just a short drive from Middleston Beach and the historic Albany city centre. The property offers award-winning hosted accommodation near to the stunning coastline. The Beach House at Bayside does not have a restaurant, although it is close to a number of good dining options and a cooked to order breakfast is provided.
Features: 7 rooms, laundry service, Wi-Fi, concierge, terrace, garden.
Room amenities: Television, pillow menu, safe, air conditioning, minibar, hairdryer, DVD...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
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