South West Cruising
South West Cruising
6 days

Featuring Geographe Bay whale watching cruise

Overview

Spend six glorious days exploring the beautiful South West. Cruise Mandurah’s tranquil Canals, spot whales in Geographe Bay and take a tour along the Collie River. We will also visit quaint farms and iconic regional attractions, including the Busselton Jetty and Underwater Observatory, stunning Cape Naturaliste and the Dardanup Heritage Park.

Australian Destination Western Australia
International Destination
Tour Date 09 to 14 November 2020
Number Of Days 6 days
Tour Price From (per person twin share) $1,890
Tour Cost Adult$0
Tour Price Single Option $290

Holiday Activity Level

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highlights
  • Mandurah Canals and lunch cruise
  • Busselton Jetty Train and Underwater Observatory
  • Dardanup Heritage Park
  • Geographe Bay whale watching cruise
  • Cape Naturaliste history and scenery
  • Margaret River produce
  • Collie River cruise
  • Farewell lunch

Pre/post tour transfers (ex Perth, WA)

13 meals

5 nights’ accommodation

Tours and attractions

Professional Villa Tour Leader and Captain

Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
 
Day 1. Perth to Busselton (LD)          
We collect you from home and transfer you to the coach for the journey to Mandurah, where we will join Mandurah Cruises for a scenic lunch cruise along the beautiful canals. Following the cruise, we continue our journey to Busselton. Overnight each night: Abbey Beach Resort, Busselton
 
Day 2. Busselton Jetty (BD)      
This morning we visit one of Western Australia’s most iconic attractions – The Busselton Jetty. Board the Busselton Jetty Train for a memorable journey along the the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere, before descending to the ocean floor at the Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory. Here, we view the spectacular array of tropical and subtropical marine species found in Geographe Bay. Lunch is at leisure followed by free time this afternoon to explore Busselton at your own pace. This evening, dine on the shores of Geographe Bay at the Equinox Cafe.
 
Day 3. Dardanup Heritage Park (BLD)
View the impressive collection of historic agricultural and industrial machinery at the Dardanup Heritage Park. Following lunch, visit Gnomesville and tour the Ferguson Valley.
 
Day 4. Geographe Bay whale cruise (BD)     
This morning cruise Geographe Bay to view whales as they make their southern migration to Antarctica for summer feeding. Geographe Bay plays host to a large number of cows and calves and is transformed into a whale nursery, a protective haven for the young as they feed and build their strength. Lunch is then at leisure in Dunsborough before we re-board the coach to admire breathtaking, panoramic views of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and Indian Ocean at the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse. There will be time to explore the grounds and interpretive displays at Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse.
 
Day 5. Margaret River Wine Region produce (BD)  
Travelling through rolling hills of forests, vineyards and farming country, we 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. We will stop to sample more local produce on the return journey to Busselton.
 
Day 6. Collie River cruise (BL)  
Delight in the tranquil waters of the Collie River on this morning’s cruise, before travelling to Waroona for lunch. Upon arrival in Perth we will see you safely home.
 
Itinerary is subject to change. Terms and conditions apply. FreeCall 1800 066 272 for details.

Please note the appearance of whales is not guaranteed.

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