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-WA6NSD-CCMM
by RENTAL CAR + ZERO EXCESS + FREE GPS
Day 1: Arrive Perth
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 Fishing Boat Harbour for yummy fish & chips. Check-out Perth’s established restaurants: The Heritage, The Print Hall and Greenhouse.
- Overnight: Holiday Inn / Mantra on Hay
- Pick up your CAR - Ex Downtown (Surcharge airport AUD60)
Day 2: Perth > Pinnacles (200km/2h30)
This morning, pick-up your car rental and depart to Lancelin. Sea Bird and Ledge Point are two small coastal towns enroute to Lancelin the centre of a commercial rock lobster industry. Continue to Cervantes ‘the Gateway to the Pinnacles’. Located in the Nambung National Park, the Pinnacles are one of Western Australia’s significant natural attractions.
- Overnight: Cervantes Pinnacles Motel
Day 3: Pinnacles > Kalbarri (378km/4h30m)
Continue to Dongara before stopping at the Greenough Hamlet, National Trust town, then pass through Geraldton to Historic Northampton. Travel along Port Gregory Drive with a stop at the amazing Pink Lake and the spectacular coastal gorges before arriving in Kalbarri. Late afternoon, enjoy a sunset cruise along the spectacular coastline. Whales can be seen July - October.
- Overnight: Kalbarri Palm Resort
Day 4: Kalbarri > Monkey Mia (378km/4h30m)
Don’t miss the Pelican Feeding on the foreshore near the Visitor Centre at 8.45am daily. Explore the magnificent rocky landscapes of Kalbarri National Park, be sure to take a photo at Nature’s Window. Travel north to the Shark Bay World Heritage Area where you will encounter the friendly dolphins when they come into shallows each day.
- Overnight: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort
Day 5: Monkey Mia > Geraldton (432km/6h)
Continue south to Shell Beach and the unusual Stromatolites to the coastal city of Geraldton, also famous with giant lobster.
- Overnight: BW Geraldton
Day 6: Geraldton > Perth (432km/5h)
Continue to New Norcia - Australia’s only monastic town. On the way to Bindoon pass through the picturesque Chittering Valley, stopping at the fine wineries, prior returning to Perth.
- Overnight: Holiday Inn/ Mantra
- 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