About This Trip
Find the key travel information you need to plan an extraordinary holiday in Western Australia – one of the largest and most diverse states in the world. With more than 35 travel routes by air, land and sea, including a short, five-hour flight from South Asia, it’s one of the most accessible places in Australia. Choose your own way around the State’s five diverse regions, and pick up some practical travel tips that’ll help ensure even the most adventurous journey goes smoothly.
Trip code: AU-WA4NSD-PMR
by RENTAL CAR + ZERO EXCESS + FREE GPS
Day 1: Arrive Perth
Welcome to Perth! OWN transfer to your hotel and check-in (2.00pm). Explore Perth city with Free CAT bus (within CBD). Visit Kings Park – 1000 acres of natural vegetation, lakes and lookouts. If time permitted, visit Fremantle (20mins), known for Cappuccino Strip and the Cicerello’s for yummy fish & chips. Fremantle Market open Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
- Overnight: Holiday Inn/ Mantra on Hay
- Pick up your CAR - Ex Downtown (Surcharge airport AUD36)
Day 2: Perth > Margaret River (273km/3h30m)
This morning, pick-up your car rental from city depot and drive to Mandurah. Join inlet scenic cruise with opportunity to see dolphins. Visit Busselton Jetty, the longest wooden jetty (pier) in the southern hemisphere and Underwater Observatory, see over 300 marine species (optional). Margaret River, home to some of Australia's finest wineries. The town is well known for its surfing beaches and magnificent coastal scenery. If time permitted, travel via Dunsborough, scenic drive on Meelup Beach Road, and visit to Cape Naturaliste lighthouse.
- Overnight: Margaret Beach Resort
- Admission - Mandurah Scenic Inlet Cruise (1Hour)
Day 3: In Margaret River
Check-out world class wineries such as Voyager Estate and Xanadu. Food experiences, pop by Cape Lavender, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Margaret River Nougat Company and Ha Ve Harvey Cheese. Explore the subterranean world of Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Caves, and visit CaveWorks – a fascinating interpretive centre set amidst the famous caves. If time permit, travel inland to Manjimup, WA’s best kept foodie secret – black truffle, is produced.
- Overnight: Margaret Beach Resort
- Admission - Cave Entry (Jewel/Lake Mammoth)
Day 4: Margaret River > Perth
Return to Perth via Bussell Highway and continue on Forrest Highway. Check-out Perth’s established restaurants: The Trustee, LaLa Rookh and The Heritage.
- Overnight: Holiday Inn / Mantra
- Admission - Guided Lighthouse Tour (Cape Naturalise/Cape Leeuwin)
Day 5: Depart Perth
If time permitted, travel further south, (extension nights required) opportunity to climb giant trees at Pemberton and do Tree Top Walk at Walpole. Visit Whale World, delve into the whaling industry, or go on whale watch cruise (seasonal), located in Albany.
- Drop up your CAR at Airport
- Celebrating Perth’s love affair with the Swan River, Elizabeth Quay is transforming the foreshore into a free playground for all ages to enjoy the city’s active lifestyle, abundant sunshine, amazing views, alfresco dining, outdoor markets and lively festival scene. The Bell Tower located in Barrack Square, where the city meets the Swan River, The Bell Tower is just a five minute stroll from the city centre - making it one of the most visited must see attractions in Perth.
- The Busselton Jetty experience takes you 1.8 kilometres out to sea, on the longest wooden-piled jetty in the southern hemisphere, the second longest in the world. Stroll or take a ride in the new electric Jetty Train over the waters of Geographe Bay to the Underwater Observatory.
- The lunar-like Pinnacles form one of Australia's most unique and fascinating natural landscapes. Formed over millions of years, thousands of tall limestone spires rise eerily out of the yellow desert sands of Nambung National Park, just outside the coastal town of Cervantes.
- Rottnest Island lies just 18 kilometres offshore from Perth surrounded by the sparkling Indian Ocean. Surrounded by coral reefs and shipwrecks, the diving and snorkelling is out-of-this-world.Watch out for the quokkas, the cute marsupials which were the inspiration for the island's name.
- One of Australia's biggest waves is also the furthest from any ocean - Wave Rock rises 15 metres above the outback plain. Over 2,700 million years in the making, today it's a popular tourist destination. This 110-metre long multi-coloured granite cliff is shaped remarkably like a huge wave about to crash onto the bush. Pose on the rock face and surf the giant wave or see it from a different perspective by following the walk trails around the base and over the top.
Where to EatLooking for Halal certified cuisine?
- Insan’s Café
113-115 Murray St, Perth
- Malaysian Dining Delights
111 Manning Rd, Bentley
- Indonesia Indah
118-120 Barrack St, Perth
- Satay On Charcoal
18 Mends St, South Perth
It's Time to Pray!Where is the Mosque nearby me?
- Perth Mosque
427 William St, Perth
- Rivervale Masjid
9 Rowe Ave, Rivervale