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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