Take 6 days to explore scenic Western Australia on this Perth to Margaret River road trip adventure. Stay the night in the city of Perth before driving the pretty coastal road south towards Bunbury - famous for its bottle-nose dolphins. Spend 2 nights exploring the gourmet food and wine haven of Margaret River, home to over 120 wine producers, food markets, gourmet restaurants and cellar doors. Finish your time here with a secluded forest retreat, the perfect way to relax!
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Arrive in Perth any time and make your own way to your hotel where you will check in for a 1-night stay.
The rest of the day is free to explore.
Today you’ll collect your hire car from the downtown depot. Your drive to Bunbury will take around 2 hours, so you can take a leisurely pace. Why not head out to beautiful Scarborough beach for a few hours before starting your journey?
Bunbury is famous for its wild bottlenose dolphins which frequent the shores of Koombana Bay offering visitors the chance to cruise or swim with them.
Only a short 1 hour and 15 minutes' drive away, you will find yourself in the heart of one of Australia’s most famous food & wine regions - Margaret River.
With over 120 wine producers and countless breweries and restaurants, this region is ‘foodie’ heaven! Sample crayfish straight from the ocean, try Australia’s finest wines at one of the many cellar doors or visit farmers markets to try artisan cheeses. The scenery here is unrivalled and with a spectacular coastline, this is the perfect spot to go walking or diving.
Leave at your leisure today for the 1 hour and 30 minutes' drive to Pemberton. Surrounded by towering forests, rivers, waterfalls and lakes, you will be pleasantly surprised in the change of scenery!
You have one night here in a forest lodge overlooking the lake, the perfect spot for complete relaxation. If you fancy longer here, then just speak to your consultant to tailor the perfect trip for you.
It’s time to head back towards Perth today and the drive takes around 3 hours and 30 minutes. Allow plenty of time for photo stops on the way as travel north along the beautiful coastline.
Drop your car off at the downtown depot in Perth before making your own way to the airport.
Perth is officially the sunniest capital city in Australia enjoying 131 days of perfect sunny weather every year, the average temperature in summer (Nov-Feb) is around 29c and around 12c in winter (Jun to Aug). The South West enjoys temperatures between 25c and 35c in summer and the cooler winter months are perfect for forest walks.
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5 nights in 3* accommodation. Accommodation in this standard includes: