12 Days Western Australia family holiday
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The 12 Days Western Australia Family Holiday covers a huge area and a large part of the Great Outback. Explore the city of Perth - pop over to the famous port city of Fremantle. Drive down to the beautiful Margaret River wine region. Explore stunning limestone caves. Start driving the famous loop from Perth to historic Albany - home to migrating whales. Visit the Whaling Station and the atmospheric Anzac Centre. Travel through ancient forests. Spend a day in the beautiful village of Denmark Village . Visit the nearby Blue Pools and Elephant Rocks. Savor a scrumptious vineyard platter for lunch!
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Go through the arrival gate at Perth Airport to meet your private driver for hotel transfer. Perth, capital of Western Australia, sits where the Swan River meets the southwest coast. Sandy beaches line its suburbs, and the huge, riverside Kings Park and Botanic Garden on Mount Eliza offer sweeping views of the city. The Perth Cultural Centre houses the state ballet and opera companies, and occupies its own central precinct, including a theatre, library and the Art Gallery of Western Australia.
Explore Perth's stunning beaches and Kings Park. Take a ferry ride to Fremantle, a port city renowned for its outstanding Victorian architecture and relaxed cafe scene.
Check in to Fraser Suites Perth
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 pass are seen here.
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.
Check in to Redgate Beach Escape
Day 5Margaret River Region
The most famous walk is the Cape to Cape Track, a 5-6 day track covering the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, along the coast to Cape Leeuwin, Augusta. However you can do smaller parts of this track.
Day 6Margaret River Region
Explore the underground limestone caves such as the Jewel Cave, Mammoth Cave and Yallingup’s Ngilgi Cave. 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. Pass through the village of Denmark to Albany.
Learn about Albany's convict history on the Amity Trail, see the weather-carved rock formations of Torndirrup National Park. Between July and October, go whale-watching.
Check in to The Beach House at Bayside
Visit the Whaling Station and with the help of an impressive 3-D presentation, slideshows and actual film footage, relive a bygone era. After lunch, visit The Gap, a natural bridge with an impressive 24-metre drop to the sea.
From Albany, return to the beautiful Denmark village to spend the 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 12Margaret River Region
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!