South West Escapades
South West Escapades
7 days

Featuring Geographe Bay whale watching cruise

Overview

Experience the Margaret River Wine Region’s beautiful landscapes and diverse attractions on this wonderful week-long holiday. Travel through the countryside and enjoy the contrasting views of beaches, forests and vineyards. Visit charming townships and step onto the Busselton Jetty for a train ride to the famous Underwater Observatory.

Australian Destination Western Australia
International Destination
Tour Date 28 April to 04 May 2021
Number Of Days 7 days
Tour Price From (per person twin share) $1,795
Tour Cost Adult$0
Tour Price Single Option $290

Holiday Activity Level

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highlights
  • Edenvale Homestead
  • Olio Bello
  • The Berry Farm
  • Margaret River Chocolate Company
  • Busselton Jetty and Underwater Observatory
  • Cape Leeuwin
  • Dardanup Heritage Park
  • Ferguson Valley
  • Cape Naturaliste
  • Anniebrook Wine and Flower Emporium

Pre/post tour transfers (ex Perth, WA)

15 meals

6 nights’ accommodation

Tours and attractions

Professional Villa Tour Leader and Captain

 Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
 
Day 1. Perth to Busselton (D)            
We collect you from home, then it is off to meet your coach crew and fellow passengers. Enjoy a morning cuppa in Pinjarra and explore Edenvale Homestead and have lunch at your leisure in Bunbury before heading to Busselton. Overnight each night: Abbey Beach Resort, Busselton
 
Day 2. Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory (BD)      
Today we visit one of Western Australia’s most famous attractions, The Busselton Jetty. Enjoy a train ride on the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere to view the spectacular array of tropical and subtropical marine species at the unique Underwater Observatory near the end. In the afternoon, you are free to relax at the resort or explore Busselton. Tonight, dinner will be served at The Equinox Restaurant overlooking Geographe Bay.
 
Day 3. Augusta & Cape Leeuwin (BLD)                    
This morning travel south to Augusta. Explore hidden treasures at the Augusta Museum before exploring Cape Leeuwin to view to location where the Indian and Southern Oceans meet. Situated on the doorstep of the Boranup Forest, the Karridale Tavern is where we’ll stop for lunch.
 
Day 4. Cape Naturaliste & Dunsborough (BD)        
Delight in the colourful array of artificial flowers, essential oils, unique gifts, décor items and quality wines at Anniebrook Wine and Flower Emporium. At the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, there are breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Cape Naturaliste, Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and beautiful Geographe Bay. There will also be time to explore the grounds and interpretive displays. Lunch is at leisure in Dunsborough, followed by an ice cream at Simmo’s.
 
Day 5. Dardanup Heritage Park & Ferguson Valley (BLD)           
Wander through the impressive collection of working agricultural and industrial machinery and memorabilia at the Dardanup Heritage Park. Following lunch, see a fascinating collection of gnomes at Gnomesville, then travel through the rolling farmland of the Ferguson Valley before returning to Busselton.
 
Day 6. Margaret River Wine Region produce (BD)  
Travelling through rolling hills of forests, vineyards and farming country, we will sample some of the region’s finest local produce. Olio Bello is a boutique award-winning producer of olive oil with a tasting room of gourmet delights. Nestled in the picturesque Rosa Glen Valley, The Berry Farm offers a superb selection of preserves. On the return journey to Busselton, we will stop at the famous Margaret River Chocolate Company for tastings.
 
Day 7. Busselton to Perth (BL)           
Head home via the Harvest Highway and travel through the charming rural towns of Brunswick Junction and Harvey. A farewell lunch in Waroona at the Drakesbrook Hotel brings us together for one final occasion before continuing to Perth where we see you safely home to your door.
 
Itinerary is subject to change. Terms and conditions apply. FreeCall 1800 066 272 for details.
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