Does your holiday wishlist include:

  • Taste some of the freshest and tastiest food, straight from paddock to plate – abalone, marron, seafood, beef and meats, organic vegetables, fruit, cheese and nuts
  • Sampling world class wines in magnificent settings as you gaze out over fields of vines
  • Meet the wine maker and go behind the scenes of one of the world’s top wineries
  • Climb a tall jarrah tree and take in the magnificent view over the forest
  • Breathe in the pure air as you explore rugged coastline and beautiful clean beaches, or wander through tall forest and uncrowded countryside

The South West Indulgence itinerary is your passport to the best the Margaret River Region and Western Australia has to offer and an easy journey for all travellers to enjoy, whether you want to drive yourself or take a private tour with an experienced driver/guide.

We’re here to guide you with this detailed itinerary:

Day 1: Perth / Fremantle

On arrival into Perth international airport, meet your tour guide and luxury vehicle or pick up your rental car and transfer to your Perth or Fremantle hotel. Things you may like to do or places to visit include:

  • Kings Park, offering panoramic views of the city and Swan River
  • The Perth Mint, an interesting place to visit and to buy gold or coins
  • The harbour town of Fremantle is about a 30 minute drive from Perth and is a popular place to wander around, in particular to enjoy a coffee on the Cappuccino Strip, visit the “Freo” Markets, or enjoy fish and chips at Cicerellos overlooking the harbour
  • Crown Casino, offering 24-hour entertainment, fine dining, restaurants and bars
  • Overnight at your Perth city or Fremantle hotel

kings-park-perth
Image: Kings Park, experienceperth.com

Day 2: Perth – Blackwood Valley – Pemberton

Today we head south along a very scenic route and into the forest and “food bowl” of Western Australia. Highlights today include:

  • Scenic drive through the beautiful Ferguson Valley and visit to Gnomesville.
  • Stop and pick apples and other fruit in Donneybrook (seasonal)
  • Enjoy a delicious truffle and wine lunch in Manjimup (truffle hunt optional)
  • Visit the towering Gloucester Tree in Pemberton
  • Go trout fishing, bushwalking, or watch the kangaroos and emus
  • Overnight Karri Valley Resort, Pemberton with dinner

Day 3: Pemberton – Nannup – Augusta – Margaret River

Highlights today include:

  • Drive to the picturesque little town of Nannup for morning tea.
  • Meet the makers and taste local produce such as cheese, nuts, and fresh fruit.
  • Visit Augusta and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, the South West corner of Australia where two oceans meet. If lucky you may also see a whale.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch and wine tasting at Leeuwin Estate winery
  • Visit local makers such as chocolate, olive oil, nougat, and chorizo
  • Overnight at your Margaret River Region hotel, with dinner


Image: Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, by Elements Margaret River

Day 4: Margaret River Region

Highlights today include:

  • Join an exciting Aboriginal cultural tour and listen to a didgeridoo
  • Explore the underground caverns of Ngilgi Cave
  • Take a behind the scenes tour of Vasse Felix winery and a private wine tasting
  • Enjoy a delicious 2-course lunch with fresh marron at Vasse Felix
  • Visit the spectacular Canal Rocks and stunning coastal views
  • Explore some local art galleries and jewellery makers
  • Overnight at your Margaret River Region hotel, with dinner

Caves photo - Dunsborough, Yallingup, Margaret River, Augusta
Image: Ngilgi Cave, by Elements Margaret River

Day 5: Margaret River – Busselton – Perth

After breakfast it is time to depart back to Perth but there is more to see, including:

  • Walk along the longest jetty in the Southern Hemisphere, the Busselton Jetty, with optional visit to the underwater observatory to see the amazing marine life
  • Visit Bunbury Dolphin Discovery Tour and watch the dolphin feeding
  • On the way back to Perth you may like to stop and buy crabs from the Dawesville crab man and stop in Mandurah for picnic lunch
  • The tour finishes with drop off late afternoon in Perth or at the airport


Image: Busselton Jetty

5 day / 4 night Best of the South West includes:

  • Option of self-drive with car hire or full- guided tour with driver/guide + luxury vehicle
  • 1 night accommodation in Perth or Fremantle
  • 3 nights accommodation in the South West
  • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees as described in the detailed itinerary

Prices:

  • Standard self-drive from $975 pp/twin
  • Standard fully guided from $2295 pp/twin
  • Superior self-drive from $1595 pp/twin
  • Superior fully guided from $2825 pp/twin
  • First class self-drive from $2079 pp/twin
  • First class fully guided from $3165 pp/twin

This itinerary can be extended with additional accommodation in the Margaret River region. For bookings or further enquiries please contact groupbookings@margaretriver.com or call(08) 9780 5933.

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