12 Days Western Australia family holiday
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Western Australia offers a great adventure for kids. Holidays for children in Australia often focus on the eastern states, such as Queensland. This 12 Days Western Australia Family Holiday covers a diverse and beautiful region. Some of the best family holiday destinations are all within an easy driving distance. This makes Western Australia one of the best places in Australia for family holidays.
Fun holidays destinations in Western Australia for families:
- Explore the city of Perth - pop over to the famous port city of Fremantle.
- Drive down to the beautiful Margaret River wine region.
- Explore the stunning Ngilgi and Mammoth limestone caves.
- Travel through ancient forests along the coast to Augusta.
- Visit the beautiful village of Denmark and its surrounds.
- While near Denmark, stop for a scrumptious vineyard lunch platter!
- Visit the nearby Blue Pools and Elephant Rocks on this stunning coastline
- Check out the history of Albany and visit the Whaling Station.
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Your private driver will wait for you at the arrival gates of Perth Airport, ready for your hotel transfer. It is time to enjoy Perth, the capital of Western Australia - where the Swan River meets the southwest coast. Your family will love the sandy beaches and thriving suburbs of Perth. Take time out to explore the beautiful Kings Park and Botanic Garden which offer sweeping views of the city. Perth and its surrounds are full of unique cafes and restaurants which cater for every taste.
Explore Perth's beautiful scenic beaches. Take the Hop-on-Hop-off bus tour to visit those iconic places like the Perth Treasury. Take a ferry ride to Fremantle, a port city renowned for its outstanding Victorian architecture and relaxed vibe.
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Captain Cook Swan River Scenic Cruise
Day 3Margaret River Region
Wander the foreshore of Mandjar Bay at Mandurah. Drive to the Cape Naturaliste lighthouse. Between June and September southern right whales can be seen passing through - this is a thrilling sight!
Day 4Margaret River Region
Margaret River is a famous wine area. This boutique region has an array of natural wonders including spectacular beaches and the Karri forest of the heartland. There is also a chocolate factory and great little boutique art galleries.
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Day 5Margaret River Region
One of the famous walks of this area is the Cape to Cape Track. This is a 5-6 day track covering the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, along the coast to Cape Leeuwin, Augusta. Think about doing a small portion of this track - what a great family adventure!
Day 6Margaret River Region
Explore the underground limestone caves such as the Jewel Cave, Mammoth Cave and Yallingup’s Ngilgi Cave. Also, there is much art to enjoy as you meander through the country roads of Yallingup’s Marrinup and Gunyulgup drives.
Check in to Redgate Beach Escape
Drive south to Pemberton continuing through the D’Entrecasteaux National Park. Stop for a swim at Peaceful Bay and Greens Pool in the William Bay National Park. Discover the lovely village of Denmark along your way to Albany.
Learn about Albany's convict history on the Amity Trail. See the weather-carved rock formations of Torndirrup National Park. If you are here between July and October, you will enjoy some great whale-watching moments.
Check in to The Beach House at Bayside
Visit the Whaling Station. There is something for the whole family to enjoy here. Included, is an impressive 3-D presentation, slideshows and actual film footage of a bygone era. After lunch, visit The Gap, a natural bridge with an awesome 24-metre drop to the sea.
Leaving from Albany, return to the beautiful Denmark village to spend a day in lush bushland area. Visit the nearby Blue pools and Elephant Rocks. Enjoy a beautiful vineyard lunch platter at one of the many wineries.
Return to Perth via the Albany highway through the central Western Australia landscape. This drive takes about 4.5 hours. Spend your last night in Perth or extend your visit.
Day 12Australia's South West
Fly out of Perth to any other destination in Australia or New Zealand. You can easily combine existing sample travel itineraries on offer. Or we can design a totally new travel package for you to include New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Important to know: every part of this itinerary can be amended to your personal requirements. We can add, delete or amend. Just contact us and it will be done!
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