4 Day Great Southern Albany, Margaret River SW
- Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
- Location: Western Australia
- Product code: APEDGSAMRSW
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Encounter one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth when you can indulge in world-class wine, gourmet food and awesome surf, stunning walk trails and pristine beaches. Go whale watching, explore ancient caves and stroll through forests of timber giants. Blessed with mild weather and abundant sunshine, adventurers will be blown away by breathtaking scenery and out-of-this-world walking trails, where almost 80 percent of the plant species are found nowhere else on Earth.
Day 1: Perth to Augusta : Departing Perth early via Mandurah and the Dawesville Cut we travel through the Tuart Forest to the Busselton Jetty, where we take time to marvel at the historic jetty and take in sweeping views of Geographe Bay. Back onto Yallingup for lunch (at on expense) and a tour of Ngilgi Cave. Next stop will be surf break of Margaret River, before going into Margaret River itself for a look around the wineries for tasting and a quick stop at the Margaret River Chocolate company. We then travel to Augusta for a good night’s rest. Night stay at Augusta (Dinner)
Day 2: Augusta to Kerri-Valley/Pemberton: Visit Cape Leeuwin – the most south west point of Australia. See the famous waterwheel and Australia’s tallest mainland lighthouse. We then travel through the Karri Valley forest. Take a light 1 hour bushwalk to Beedelup Waterfalls and see spectacular wildflowers (in season only). An opportunity for swimming or just enjoy the natural surrounds of wildlife including kangaroos, emus and various birdlife. Stay overnight at Kerri-Valley/Pemberton. (Breakfast & Dinner)
Day 3: Kerri-Valley/Pemberton – Albany : We make our way further south through the Karri forest to Bicentennial Tree. The Bicentennial Tree is the highest tree top lookout in the world. After this depart for the Valley of the Giants and the Tree Top Walk – a canopy boardwalk 40 metres above the forest floor. Here we have the opportunity to take a walk through the canopy of the ancient Tingle forest. We then proceed to view the large granite formations known as Elephant Rocks and to take a dip in the clear waters of Greens Pool. Night stay at Albany. (Breakfast & Dinner)
Day 4: Albany – Perth: After a hearty breakfast, we drive to the top of Mt Clarence, views of King George Sound, the outer islands and the Albany Township. See the rugged coastline of Natural Bridge & The Gap for great ocean views. Also visit the Mt Romance Sandalwood Factory and an opportunity to sample wines at a local winery. Travel through sheep & farming countryside and if time permits we may visit a fruit orchard to sample the fresh local produce before we head back to Perth reaching at approximately 5.30 pm.
- DEPARTS: Approx 7am every Tuesday
- Tour includes : Accommodation with breakfast & dinner, entrance fees, air-conditioned coach and guided tour. *Itinerary may vary on operator’s discretion, road and weather conditions. Luggage limit is 15kg/person.
- Accommodation : Based on Motel Twin Room with shared ensuite on 2nd day (one bathroom between two rooms). Upgrade to Private Ensuite for $160/room available.