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Travelmarvel

Wonders of the South West

Perth Return

Trip Code: TSW15
15 Days
24 Meals
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Similar Trips

Trip Inclusions

  • 14 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Driver and Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • Airport transfers and porterage
  • 24 meals - 14 breakfasts and 10 dinners

Travel & Accommodation

Sunset from the unique view of Shark Bay

Cruise Shark Bay

Relax and unwind after a day of sightseeing with a special wildlife cruise on this picturesque bay.

Path between two sections of a wine vineyard on sunny day, Australia

Margaret River Wine Region

Visit a winery in the heart of Western Australia's famous wine region for a tasting and a glass of wine.

Long wooden jetty leading to the accommodation of Monkey Mia Resort

Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort

Stay at stylish Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, the only destination in Australia that dolphins visit on a daily basis.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Please note wildflowers are most prolific during late August to October, however, due to unpredictable weather, sightings are not guaranteed
  • Price is for land only. Flights not included
Australia Map TSW15 2020-21
Perth Return

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Enhance Your Journey

Travelmarvel provides further opportunity to pursue your special interests and enhance your holiday with a range of optional experiences

Today your journey through Western Australia’s beautiful south west begins on arrival at Perth Airport. Here you’ll be met by a Travelmarvel Tour Director and transferred to your hotel before setting out on a city tour. Then, enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Crowne Plaza Perth

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  • Dinner

Insider Experience

Tour the historic town of York.


Today you’ll set out across the stunning Darling Ranges on the way to the charming town of York. Continue to Hyden and visit the incredible Wave Rock.

Stay: Hyden, Wave Rock Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Journey through the wheat belt to Coolgardie today, and discover the site of Western Australia’s original gold rush. Then, continue on to Kalgoorlie, where more than half of all the gold mined in Australia is sourced, and see the ‘Golden Mile’, which is said to be the richest square mile in the world.

Stay: Ibis Styles Kalgoorlie Plaza Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Head for Lake Lefroy and marvel at the stark white salt pans that stretch into the distance. Continue to the beautiful seaside town of Esperance where you’ll enjoy dinner as a group this evening.

Stay: Esperance, Comfort Inn Bay of Isles Motel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Take in the sights of Esperance today, including Twilight Bay and the incredible Pink Lake. Then, drive though the Stirling Range and meet a local wildflower expert. From Bluff Knoll, see the jagged peaks towering over bushland that’s dotted with wildflowers in the spring. Later, arrive in Albany.

Stay: Two Nights, Albany, Dog Rock Motel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Watch as the giants of the ocean breach and play in the waves during a whale watching cruise from Albany. Enquire for details.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit the National Anzac Centre.


After today’s Insider Experience, you’ll head to Mt Clarence to enjoy views over the Princess Royal Harbour and King George Sound.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Insider Experience

Stay at Abbey Beach Resort, nestled on the shores of Geographe Bay.


Head to the Valley of the Giants, a world-famous forest of gigantic tingle trees. Then, arrive in Busselton for your Insider Experience.

Stay: Busselton, Abbey Beach Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Insider Experience

Delight in an exclusive factory tour and sample handmade chocolate bars at Gabriel Chocolates.

Insider Experience

Visit a Margaret River winery and enjoy a tasting.


This morning you’ll see the spectacular stalactite, stalagmite, helictite and shawl formations on a tour within Ngilgi Cave. Next stop is the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse where you’ll enjoy stunning panoramic views from the top balcony. Then, join today’s Insider Experiences before heading to Fremantle.

Stay: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges

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  • Breakfast

Located at the mouth of the Swan River, Fremantle is famous for its wonderful beaches and laid-back atmosphere. Explore the city and admire its beautiful architecture before returning to nearby Perth this afternoon. Enjoy a free afternoon and evening to relax or explore your surroundings at your own pace.

Stay: Crowne Plaza Perth

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Insider Experience

Enjoy offerings from the New Norcia’s Spanish Benedictine monks.


Venture north to the monastic town of New Norcia and enjoy a visit to the Museum and Art Gallery. Established in 1847 by Spanish Benedictine monks as a mission for the local Aboriginal people, the monastery is still used for prayer every day. During your time here, explore the unique mix of Aboriginal and European heritage. This afternoon, continue to the coastal city of Geraldton.

Stay: Geraldton, The Gerald

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Insider Experience

Enjoy the stunning location of Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort.

INSIDER EXPERINCE

Enjoy an exclusive seafood dinner tonight.


Journey to Eagle Bluff and look out for the rays and fish that often visit the waters below. Continue to the small town of Denham and visit the Shark Bay Interpretive Centre. Later, head to Monkey Mia at World Heritage-listed Shark Bay for today’s Insider Experiences.

Stay: Two Nights: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Insider Experience

Unwind during a special sunset cruise on picturesque Shark Bay.


Today, you’ll visit one of the best places for dolphin interaction. At Monkey Mia, you’ll enjoy a rare up-close encounter with these clever mammals at the daily dolphin feeding experience (subject to appearance). The remainder of this afternoon is yours at leisure.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel to Shell Beach, a 60-kilometre beach consisting of billions of tiny white sea shells. Continue to Hamelin Pool to view some of the world’s oldest living fossils, the stromatolites, among the first sources of oxygen on the planet. Later, visit Kalbarri National Park, where around 800 species of wildflowers bloom in the spring.

Stay: Kalbarri Edge Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Nambung National Park to see the Pinnacles rise out of the sand. Then, return to Perth for a special Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Crowne Plaza Perth

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Your journey comes to an end today. Enjoy a final breakfast with your fellow travellers before you’re transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

We found the tour so varied with time to stop and see amazing sculptures – the seamen who perished with the sinking of Sydney and other very moving memorials.