Tour ID: 10063829
On this all-inclusive 3-day tour from Perth you’ll get a taste of what the South West of Western Australia has on offer. Be connected with nature as you discover the pristine wilderness of the region, sample delicious local produce and engage in one of Australia’s best indigenous cultural experiences. Get a different perspective of Margaret River on a two-hour canoe experience along the river and walk among the colossal Red Tingle trees in Walpole. Relax and swim at Greens Pool and see the rugged coastline of Albany. Our local guide will share their knowledge and passion of the beautiful and diverse region with you as well as a few hidden gems.
• Taste your way around Margaret River
• Explore the ancient forests of the Walpole region
• Swim in pristine Greens Pool at William Bay National Park
• Engage in indigenous culture at Koomal Dreaming
• Scenic canoe along pristine Margaret River
• Coastal rock formations of Albany
Day 1 – Perth to Dunsborough
Our adventure begins as we travel south from Perth with our first stop at the popular tourist town of Busselton, where it’s hard to miss the 19th-century Jetty stretching 1.8km into Geographe Bay. Here we’ll have a coffee on the waterfront and chat about what exciting things are to come.
Next we’ll head to Margaret River to enjoy a leisurely canoe along the pristine and calm Margaret River. We’ll have some lunch then it’s time tantalise those tastebuds as we spend the afternoon tasting some of the world best wine and produce at a chocolate factory, cheese factory and of course some wineries and boutique breweries.
We’ll be having dinner and spending the night in popular tourist hotspot Dunsborough, loved for its sparkling calm clear water, white sandy beaches and great evening vibes. Drive time today is about 4 hours with lots of stops along the way and lunch and dinner are included.
Day 2 – Dunsborough to Walpole
Today you’ll meet Wardandi custodian Josh, who will introduce you to the world’s oldest living culture with his authentic and personal interpretation. Go deep down into the Ngilgi Cave for a memorable didgeridoo cave experience, taste native foods, discover bush medicine and experience traditional fire lighting on this unique indigenous cultural experience.
Swing by the township of Margaret River, where you’ll have a quick look at the eclectic mix of shops and galleries. We’ll stop at Hamlin Bay for lunch before climbing the 50 metre Diamond Tree, a native karri tree once used as a fire lookout and only 1 of 3 wooden top towers in the world. Next its onto the wilderness of Walpole where we’ll be having dinner and spending the night. About 4 hours of drive time to cover today.
Day 3 – Walpole, Albany to Perth
This morning we’ll explore the stunning beauty of the Walpole region and bushwalk through a giant forest of towering Red Tingle trees, many of which are over 400 years old. From the forest to the ocean as next its onto William Bay National Park where you will amazed by the paradise that is Greens Pool. A magical beach completely sheltered it’s the perfect place to have a swim before cruising along a beautiful glorious stretch of coastline to Albany. See how years of erosion have crafted incredible rock sculptures and granite bluffs – the Natural Bridge and The Gap are two of our favorites.
We’ll have some lunch in the historical township of Albany before hitting the road back to Perth. Around 6 hours of drive time today but its all of stunningly diverse scenery.
As our 3-day adventure tour comes to an end we’ll roll into Perth around 6.30pm and although there are no formal activities planned it is usual for the group to get together and reflect on the journey together over a few drinks and a meal (at own expense).
• All National Park and entry fees
• All activities
• Meals - 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
• Accommodation - 2 nights dorm accommodation (option to upgrade to private $230pp)
• Transport - Air-conditioned Minibus (max 20 people)
• Expert local guide
8:00 AM Sun
6pm to Perth
Departs Perth YHA 6.45am
Other departure points available
Please confirm pick up location when you reconfirm your bookings 48 hours prior to departure
What to bring: Personal belongings, rainproof jacket, walking shoes, swimmers and towel, water bottle, insect repellent, hat, and sunscreen. Bags are restricted to 1x 15kg backpack/soft travel bag per person, plus one small piece of hand luggage.
Not recommended for child under 12
Accommodation: We stay with a range of reputable accommodation providers in shared dorm accommodation with linen provided. If you would prefer a private room please inquire about upgrading to a Private Double/Twin Room with shared bathroom options. This is subject to availability and an extra $230 per 1-2 pax.
Meals: We offer plenty of variety and do our best to provide fresh products. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements at time of booking. We also recommend to our passengers who may have a difficult diet to cater for to bring some of their own preferred foods for the journey. Snacks, soft drinks and alcohol are not included.
Changes to Itinerary: Our experienced guides will tailor all of the activities on seasonal & cultural conditions throughout the year, to maximize your experience and enjoyment. Any deviation from this itinerary will be made with serious consideration and your best interest and safety is our priority.
Pemberton, Albany, Margaret River and Busselton
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