From (AUD)$6,195
Days14
Escorted Tour
Boasting a stunning coastline that stretches over 12,500 km, expansive deserts and an ancient forest of giant trees, it’s easy to see why travellers flock to Australia’s largest state, Western Australia. Explore the impressive wine regions, taste the delicious produce, hear the stories of our first inhabitants and be reacquainted with nature on this epic adventure.
Group Size — Max 20
Transport — We travel on full size coaches with plenty of space to spread out
No Hidden Extras

Spend a full day exploring Rottnest Island, taking in the gorgeous coastline, diverse plant life and adorable quokkas that call this island home. 

Discover nature in all its glory, as we explore the Cape Le Grand National Park, from Frenchman Peak viewpoint, Thistle Cove and Whistling Rock before trekking to the scenically beautiful Lucky Bay beach, keep an eye out for the wildlife as the sun sets over the water. Photo credit: Greg Snell.

Tour the famous gold mining towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder, visiting museums and viewing the enormous Super Pit. Photo Credit: Tourism Western Australia.

Witness the immense, natural granite formation of Wave Rock, rising 15 metres high and breathtaking with its earthly, multi-toned colours. Follow the trail, past the casuarina trees to the shallow rock cave of Hippo’s Yawn. Photo Credit: Tourism Western Australia.

Special Experiences

Cruising out to the 105 islands that make up the Recherche Archipelago, we’ll pass by the stunning Lovers Cove Beach, West Beach and Blue Haven, with a chance to swim and snorkel in the crystal clear waters, amongst the local sea life.
Bushwalk through the native wildlife as your guide points out traditional medicine plants, before entering the extraordinary Ngilgi Cave where we’ll learn of the Dreaming legends. Be captivated as the silence is cut by the incredible sound of our guide playing the didgeridoo.

Itinerary The South West in Depth

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions The South West in Depth

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • Small Group of maximum 20 people
  • Orientation tour of Perth, including Kings Park, Federation Walkway and the State War Memorial Lookout
  • Stop at WA’s oldest inland town, York
  • Visit Wave Rock and Hippo’s Yawn
  • See the mining town of Coolgardie, including the Goldfields Exhibition Museum, Ben Prior Park and the Lindsay Pit Lookout
  • Discover the mines and museums of Kalgoorlie and Boulder
  • Visit the Super Pit lookout, Chunky Timber workshop, Hannans North Tourist Mine and the Goldfields Museum
  • View the Lake LeFroy salt lake from the Red Hill Lookout
  • Look out for fur seals, sea lions, dolphins and birdlife on a Scenic Wildlife Cruise from Esperance
  • Visit the fascinating Mermaid Leather shop
  • Explore Cape Le Grand National Park, including Thistle Cove, Whistling Rock and hike the Coastal Walk Trail to Lucky Bay
  • Witness silo art in Ravensthorpe and Albany
  • Visit Albany's National ANZAC Centre and the Whaling Station Museum
  • View The Gap and Natural Bridge rock formations
  • Explore Porongurup National Park, including the Granite Skywalk
  • Walk amongst the forest canopy at the Valley of the Giants on the Tree Top Walk
  • Visit the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
  • See the playful stingrays at Hamelin Bay
  • Explore Mammoth Cave
  • Visit wineries and sample local produce in the Margaret River Region
  • Venture inside Ngilgi Cave for a cultural tour, learning about Aboriginal Dreaming legends
  • Stop in Busselton to view the iconic jetty
  • Visit the Dolphin Discovery Centre in Bunbury
  • Spot the frolicking dolphins on our Dolphin Eco Cruise
  • Spend a day exploring Rottnest Island, including a historic train ride, Wadjemup Lighthouse, Henrietta Rocks, Oliver Hill Gun Fortification & Tunnels, Cathedral Rocks and Cape Vlamingh
  • Orientation tour of Fremantle including Fishing Boat Harbour, the WA Shipwrecks Museum, The Roundhouse and Whalers Tunnel

Touring

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  • All touring in full sized 46-seater air-conditioned coach (max group size 20)
  • National Parks Pass

Accommodation

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  • 13 nights in 3-5 star hotels & motels

Properties include:

  • Duxton Hotel, Perth
  • Wave Rock Hotel, Hyden
  • The Plaza Hotel, Kalgoorlie
  • Comfort Inn Bay of Isles, Esperance
  • Hilton Garden Inn, Albany
  • Augusta Hotel, The Margaret River Region (South)
  • Pullman Bunker Bay Resort, The Margaret River Region (North)
  • Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges, Fremantle

Hotels listed are an indication and are subject to change without notice.

Meals

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  • 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

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  • Escorted by a Bunnik Tours representative
  • English-speaking driver guide

Some things to note

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Traveller safety is our highest priority. Bunnik Tours’ has therefore adopted the covid safe travel protocols released by the Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) to ensure a high level of hygiene and safety on our tours.  Bunnik Tours has always practiced social distancing through our policy of using full sized coaches for small groups.

Information The South West in Depth

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging. 

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding. 

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking, minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation 

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in South America & Africa
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Africa & Central America
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for a minimum of 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats 

Passengers 75 years or over must provide a signed Fitness to Travel declaration form (Part 2) from their doctor within one month of making their booking.

While we will still confirm your place on your tour, flight tickets cannot be issued until both completed forms have been received. Additional costs may be incurred if completed forms are not received by Bunnik Tours within these time frames.

Bunnik Tours generally does not accept bookings for single travellers 80 years of age and over without a travelling companion. Neither our Tour Director nor your fellow travellers are equipped to act as a carer. 

Passengers must inform us and the service provider of any medical conditions which may affect your ability to participate in the tour. 

At our discretion we, including the service provider, can exclude you from a tour or in any activity if we consider that you are unable to safely participate in that tour or activity or if we consider your participation may place the safety of other guests at risk. 

We reserve the right to cancel your booking if any changed or non-disclosed medical conditions mean that you will require special assistance from our personnel which we cannot reasonably provide. We strongly suggest that your travel insurance policy includes comprehensive cancellation coverage.

We will not be liable for any damage, injury, death or loss of any kind arising from your failure to fully disclose relevant medical information or resulting from any pre-existing medical condition.


Do you want to Travel with Confidence and be extra fit and healthy for your upcoming adventure? If so, check out our blog here, where we introduce you to Linda from Embracing Fitness, Food & Life and hear how she can get you feeling like you can take on the world!


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Dates & Prices The South West in Depth

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
11 Sep 22
24 Sep 22
$6,195
Fully Booked
17 Oct 22
30 Oct 22
$6,195
Fully Booked
07 Nov 22
20 Nov 22
$6,195
Limited Seats
05 Dec 22
18 Dec 22
$6,195
Available
16 Jan 23
29 Jan 23
$6,195
Available
13 Feb 23
26 Feb 23
$6,195
Available
13 Mar 23
26 Mar 23
$6,195
Available
10 Apr 23
23 Apr 23
$6,195
Available

Additional Information

Booking Deposit
$350 per person
Single Supplement
From $1,995
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

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