4 Day Albany, Margaret River & South West
Perth, Albany, Mandurah, Margaret River, Karri Valley, Busselton, Augusta, Bunbury, Yallingup.
This is a 4 day tour covering the southern corner of Western Australia including Margaret River, Karri Valley and Albany. Highlights includes magnicient beaches, spectacular forests, caving, seasonal wildflowers, wineries. Comfortable accommodation each night in resorts and a motel (no camping or hostels).
DAY 1 Depart Perth at 7am and head south. Stop for morning tea and visit Busselton Jetty, the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. Explore Ngilgi Cave and stop at Canal Rocks. Visit a working farm for a sheep shearing demonstration and see working sheep dogs.
Sample wines at a local winery & pottery craft centre, then onto Margaret River town-site for some free time. Visit Surfers Point Lookout at Prevelly Beach. Travel through the Boranup Forest to Augusta
Dinner Overnight Augusta Hotel Motel
DAY 2 Visit Surfers Point Lookout - world renown surf beach. Visit Cape Leeuwin - the most south west point of Australia. See the waterwheel and lighthouse. A brief stop in Augusta, then travel through the Karri Valley - tall timber country with 350 year old karri eucalypt forest.
See spectacular wildflowers in season. For the adventurer, climb Bicentennial Tree. At Karri Valley take a light 1 hour bushwalk to Beedelup Waterfalls. Enjoy trout fishing on the lake, swimming or just enjoy the natural surroundings of wildlife including kangaroos, emus and various birdlife. Experience a real Aussie BBQ dinner.
Breakfast & Dinner Overnight Karri Valley Resort
DAY 3 See the Giant Tingle Tree. Visit Valley of the Giants and experience the spectacular Tree Top Walk - a canopy boardwalk 40 metres above the forest floor, then stroll through the Ancient Empire. Enjoy a swim or walk at Greens Pool or Elephant Rocks. Visit the rugged coastline - Natural Bridge & The Gap, then Mt Clarence for great views surrounding Albany. See local attractions and perhaps whales in season.
Breakfast & Dinner Overnight Albany Motel
DAY 4 Visit Mt Romance - an emu oil & sandalwood cosmetic factory. Climb Castle Rock in the Porongorups for magnificent views (1 hour climb). See the Balancing Rock or Tree in a Rock.
After morning tea enjoy wine tasting. Travel through sheep & farming countryside and see seasonal wildflowers. Stop at the Woolshed and then visit a fruit orchard to sample the fresh picked local produce. Return to Perth approx 5.30pm
Includes: All Accommodation, Dinner, Breakfast, Activities & Entrance Fees
DEPARTS: 7am every Tuesday
Dolphins, whales, wildlife & wildflowers are all natural seasonal attractions so we cannot guarantee sightings
Bicentennial Tree subject to weather conditions
Western Travel Bug
Western Travel Bug, one of Perth's leading tour operators has been conducting tours for more than fifteen years. Day and extended tours are designed for those who wish to to participate in light activities and get close to nature. Tours are fully accommodated in resorts, hotels and motel (no camping). Tours depart from Perth and include Albany, Margaret River, Esperance, Wave Rock, Fremantle, Swan Valley, Pinnacles, Kalbarri and Monkey Mia. Our professional and enthusiastic team is committed to providing a high standard of service and excellent value for money. Western Travel Bug’s objective is to provide a unique and genuine Aussie experience by providing a friendly, fun-filled and action packed journey of discovery on every tour.
Departs every Tuesday at 7am from Wellington Tourist Coach Stand Perth
6.45am Wellington Tourist Coach Stand (corner Wellington & Queen Streets), Perth (green bus shelter)
6.40am Perth/Northbrige hotel/hostel pick-ups by arrangement
07:00 AM Tue
How To Get There:
All accommodation (twin share), dinner, breakfast, activities and entrance fees
Beach towel, good walking shoes, hat, camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, small water bottle, torch, a warm jacket,
long pants (nights can be cool), your favourite CD, a smile and a sense of adventure.
Child Policy Info:
Children prices applicable 3 - 12 years
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