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Australian Coasts: Perth, Adelaide & Melbourne

22 days from £6,930pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Sample wines and beaches of Margaret River.

  • Explore the stunning Flinders Ranges.

  • Discover prolific wildlife on Kangaroo Island.

  • Drive on the Great Ocean Road.

  • Visit the cosmopolitan city of Melbourne.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
Fully insured vehicle hire
All accommodation
  • Perth
  • The Margaret River region
  • Perth
  • Adelaide
  • Flinders Ranges
  • Adelaide
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Adelaide
  • The Grampians National Park
  • Port Fairy
  • Apollo Bay
  • Melbourne

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Perth.

Day 2 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

On-board your international outbound flight to Perth.

Day 3 Perth

Perth

Upon arrival into Perth you will be met by a representative and transported to your city accommodation where you will stay for two nights. Spend the remaining part of the day exploring the Perth and Fremantle region.

Day 4 Perth

Perth

Spend today at leisure taking in the highlights of Perth. You may wish to wander through Kings Park; explore the cosmopolitan suburb of Fremantle; or, perhaps spend the afternoon watching the sun set over one of the city's famous surfing beaches.

Day 5 The Margaret River region

Perth , The Margaret River region

This morning you will collect your hire car and drive south to the beautiful region of the Margaret River, an area famous for its vineyards and long stretches of white sandy beaches. After checking into your guesthouse the rest of your afternoon is at leisure.

Day 6 The Margaret River region

The Margaret River region

Spend today at leisure in the Margaret River region perhaps sampling some of the wonderful wines that the area produces.

Day 7 Adelaide

The Margaret River region , Perth , Adelaide

You will return to Perth this morning in time for your flight to Adelaide. Upon arrival make your way to your city accommodation where you will stay for two nights. You have the afternoon at leisure.

Day 8 Adelaide

Adelaide

Spend today at leisure in the cosmopolitan city of Adelaide, perhaps taking a stroll through the Botanic Garden, taking breakfast in the bustling city markets or making your way to the seaside.

Day 9 Flinders Ranges

Adelaide , Flinders Ranges

You will collect a hire car this morning and travel north out of Adelaide to the stunning Flinders Ranges. Here you will get a true taste of the South Australian Outback and sample some of the state's beautiful landscapes. Stay two nights in Rawnsley Park.

Day 10 Flinders Ranges

Flinders Ranges

Today you will have a full day, four-wheel drive tour where you will explore some of the magnificent volcanic gorges and rugged scenery that the Flinders Ranges are famous for. Your guide will help you try and spot some of some of the region's rare wildlife and birds as well as introducing you to the fascinating history of the Flinders.

Day 11 Adelaide

Flinders Ranges , Adelaide

This morning you will take a short scenic flight and witness the Flinders Ranges from the air, a truly breathtaking experience which allows you to put the enormity of the landscapes into perspective. Following your flight you will return to Adelaide for a further night's accommodation.

Day 12 Kangaroo Island

Adelaide , Kangaroo Island

You will make your way to the airport this morning in time for your flight to Kangaroo Island, an island famous for its abundance of Australian wildlife and its beautiful scenery. On arrival on Kangaroo Island you will join the first of your two small group tours on the island - today focusing on the magnificent landscapes of the remote west. A gourmet picnic lunch is included today. This evening you will be taken back to your accommodation where you will enjoy dinner at your accommodation.

Day 13 Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island

After breakfast you will be picked up for another day of touring and you will once again spend the day crisscrossing the island, taking in its highlights and its abundance of wildlife. Once again you will enjoy a gourmet picnic and return to your accommodation late in the afternoon.

Day 14 The Grampians National Park

Kangaroo Island , Adelaide , The Grampians National Park

This morning you will fly back to Adelaide where you will pick up your hire car and drive across the Victorian border to the Grampians National Park, where you will spend the next couple of nights.

Day 15 The Grampians National Park

The Grampians National Park

Spend today at leisure in the Grampians National Park taking advantage of some of the great walking opportunities available.

Day 16 Port Fairy

The Grampians National Park , Port Fairy

From the Grampians you will head towards the southern coast of the country and the small town of Port Fairy where you will spend the night.

Day 17 Apollo Bay

Port Fairy , Apollo Bay

This morning you will start your journey along the Great Ocean Road, today driving past the iconic Twelve Apostles on your way to Apollo Bay.

Day 18 Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay

You will spend today at leisure in Apollo Bay, perhaps relaxing by the waterfront or exploring the nearby Otway National Park.

Day 19 Melbourne

Apollo Bay , Melbourne

From Apollo Bay you will continue your journey east to the cosmopolitan city of Melbourne, the perfect place to finish your time in the country. Here you will spend two nights.

Day 20 Melbourne

Melbourne

Melbourne's café and restaurant culture is considered the best in Australia, and this morning you will have the opportunity to discover some of the city's hidden gems! Your tour guide will take you on a three hour walk through Melbourne's lanes and arcades, highlighting the history of the city and eluding to some of the city's more renowned restaurants and bars. After your tour, you will have a road map to find the recommended restaurants and stores the guide pointed out!

Day 21 International return flight

Melbourne , International return flight

You will be collected from your city accommodation in time for your onward flight.

Day 22 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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