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    Places visited:

  • Perth
  • Albany
  • Pemberton
  • The Margaret River region
  • Sample fabulous local wines in the Margaret River wine region.

  • Hang out with super cute Quokkas on Rottnest Island.

  • Relax on some of the country's finest pristine white sand beaches.

  • Wander through ancient Karri forests.

  • Enjoy dinner overlooking an Indian Ocean sunset.

  • Explore the historic town of Fremantle, with its convict jails, whaling ships and old taverns.

Audley Travel specialist James

What our specialists say...

This well-paced itinerary reveals the natural beauty of the southwest. Starting in Perth you will visit beautiful national parks and idyllic small towns, and discover the glorious coastline of the Indian Ocean.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Perth
  • Albany
  • Pemberton
  • The Margaret River region
  • Perth

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

On arrival in Perth you will be transferred by private vehicle to your downtown accommodation. The remainder of the day is free to relax.

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Day 4 Perth

Perth

Take a ferry trip across to Rottnest Island before hiring a bicycle to explore. When Dutch settlers first turned up here they thought the furry quokka inhabitants were giant rats, naming the island the Dutch for rat's nest; in fact the quokkas look more like fun size kangaroos and are extremely cute. There are many beautiful beaches here and you will probably leave wishing where you live had an offshore island quite so pretty.

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Day 5 Perth

Perth

Hop on the train to Fremantle and spend your day exploring the markets and historic centre. 'Freo', as it's inevitably known by the locals, is a charming seaside town full of colonial buildings and a great place to enjoy some waterside dining.

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Day 6 Albany

Perth , Albany

Collect your hire car and drive through the farming heartland of Western Australia to the south coast seaside town of Albany.

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Day 7 Albany

Albany

Walk the streets of this historic maritime town and explore convict jails, old taverns, whaling ships, settlers' cottages and grand National Trust homes.

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Day 8 Albany

Albany

Keep your eyes peeled for whales this morning before visiting the Torndirrup National Park this afternoon, where you can admire the Indian Ocean tussling with the various blowholes and rock formations.

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Day 9 Pemberton

Albany , Pemberton

Travel close to the Southern Ocean along the coastal road to Walpole and take the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk. This impressively engineered structure allows you to walk through the canopy of tingle forest 40 metres above the ground. There's a pretty walk at ground level for those less keen on heights.

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Day 10 The Margaret River region

Pemberton , The Margaret River region

Continue your journey west today into the beautiful Margaret River region. The journey should take around three hours and once you reach here you will spend two nights. Enjoy a morning walk along coastal trails keeping an eye out for migrating whales. Spend the rest of your day sampling wine in a boutique winery; Margaret River only produces 3% of Australia's wine, but 20% of its premium wine.

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Day 11 The Margaret River region

The Margaret River region

Enjoy a full day wine tour today, your guide will show you the best that the region has to offer as he drives you around to various tastings.

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Day 12 Perth

The Margaret River region , Perth

Return to Perth. Enjoy a beautiful Indian Ocean sunset at a restaurant in Cottesloe. This relaxed beachside suburb is renowned for great waterside eating.

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Day 13 International return flight

Perth , International return flight

Make your way to the airport and return your car before boarding your onward flight.

Day 14 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Alice
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