Sept 30, 2019
Round trip airfares with Emirates Airlines from Toronto (CAD package) or New York (USD package) to Perth
Outbound Dubai Stopover – includes transfers and day use hotel room
Arrival transfer in Perth
Accommodation for 4 nights in Perth
Half Day Perth and Fremantle City Sightseeing Tour and Cruise
Discover Rottnest Island Tour
4WD Pinnacles Desert Tour
Overnight Margaret River Tour with accommodation, touring and select meals
Accommodation for 1 night in Perth
Departure transfer in Perth
Dubai Stopover includes;
Round trip airport to hotel transfers
2 nights accommodation
Half day city sightseeing
Visa fees if applicable
Meals and beverages not mentioned
Items of a personal nature
Early check in/late check out in Dubai. If arriving early and you require immediate check in an additional charge will apply
About this Trip
Venture to Western Australia to discover a sunny capital and the best in food and wine. In Perth, enjoy the easy-going culture and beautiful coastal location before connecting to Margaret River to sample the best of Australian wine. Bookend your vacation with stopovers in Dubai, the world’s most futuristic city.
This 11-day vacation takes you to Perth to explore Western Australia’s capital and surroundings.
Inquire About this Trip
This itinerary is based on travelling to/from Toronto. Your actual itinerary will vary depending on your departure date and departure city. You may not require a stop in Dubai on the way to Perth if departing from a US city. Emirates flights to/from Perth do not leave daily. Goway will need to customize your vacation accordingly and this itinerary should be used as a guide only.
Australia and Dubai hotels can get very busy with special events. Should your hotel stay fall over any of the following dates the listed pricing will vary due to event surcharges.
Hotel Ibis Perth & Mercure Hotel Perth
13 - 16 Mar '20
Crowne Plaza Perth
26 Jan '20
All Dubai Hotels
26 Oct, 24 Dec'19, 5 Jan, 27 Jan, 1 Feb,
16 Feb, 22 Feb '20
Day 1: Depart North America
Depart North America today on Emirates Airlines for your flight to Dubai where you will have a short stopover enroute to Perth
Day 2: Arrive in Dubai
On arrival in Dubai you will be met and transferred to your accommodation for your day use stopover. Late tonight you will be transferred back to the airport for your connecting flight to Perth.
Day 3: Arrive in Perth (4 Nights)
On arrival you will be transferred to your Perth hotel.
Australia’s sunniest capital city, Perth effortlessly blends urban cool with raw natural beauty. Its heart is bustling with new bars, restaurants, shopping and cultural spaces, and is also home to Kings Park - one of the world’s largest inner city parks. Just a short drive away are the beautiful wineries of the Swan Valley and a string of stunning beaches where you can watch amazing sunsets and even swim with wild dolphins. Little wonder The New York Times declared Perth a 'hipster haven'.
The balance of the day is at leisure.
Day 4: Perth and Fremantle City Explorer with Swan River Cruise
Enjoy the highlights of Perth and Fremantle, giving an insight into the alfresco lifestyle locals enjoy. It features all of Perth city's key points of interest such as King Park Botanical Gardens where you can walk through the tree canopies on the Tree Top Walk and a picturesque drive-by of Cottesloe Beach. Visit historic Fremantle, a centre of cosmopolitan cafes and restored old buildings. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a cruise down the Swan River and upon your return home you will see some of Perth's most exclusive suburbs.
Days 5: Discover Rottnest Island
Explore the beauty and tranquility of Rottnest as you sit back and relax in the comfort of an air conditioned coach. This 90-minute tour around the island takes you out to some of Rottnest's most spectacular locations including the Wadjemup Lighthouse and the rugged West End and provides you with a complete interpretation of the island through your passionate and knowledgeable coach captain. This tour will provide you with an insight into Rottnest's cultural and historical heritage, diverse wildlife and fauna and social heritage. You will also have a chance to step outside and have a stroll along the boardwalk at the majestic look-out point at West End.
Day 6: The Pinnacles, Koalas and Sand Boarding
Stopping at the Caversham Wildlife Park in the Swan Valley to view koalas and hand feed kangaroos, you travel to the lobster fishing town of Cervantes for lunch. We stop at the Lobster Shack for an informative talk about the lobster industry, followed by a self guided tour through the purpose built factory. Then it's onwards to the mystical Pinnacles Desert for an easy paced walk through the fascinating landscape where you will be in awe at the sheer size and number of these spiers. Afterwards enjoy a thrilling experience of sand boarding and 4-wheel driving over the vast sand dunes of Lancelin.
Days 7: Depart Perth for Margaret River
This morning start your journey south to the iconic Busselton Jetty, the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. After enjoying morning tea (at own expense) continue further south to the Margaret River Region. This is where you will visit the famous local brewery, here you will indulge in a gourmet platter lunch of local produce and enjoy award winning beer and cider tastings. Following lunch, continue on to an internationally renowned winery where you will enjoy premium wine tastings with the opportunity to purchase. Continue south to the next stop Mammoth Cave and enjoy a guided tour of this amazing gothic like structure followed by a scenic drive through the picturesque Boranup Forest where you will be awestruck by the size of the massive Karri Trees. Journey further south to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, located at the most Southern Westerly point of Australia, the dividing point between the Southern and Indian Oceans.
Day 8: Margaret River to Perth
Enjoy a sleep-in or browse the main street of Margaret River Township where you will discover quaint shops featuring works of local crafts people or maybe visit the Margaret River Wine Showroom and Visitor Centre. Your hotel checkout time is 9:30am, please store your bags at reception in time for a 9:00 -- 9:30am departure. Continuing on for the day, be taken on a unique gastronomic journey celebrating the region's food and wine artisans. Savour wine tastings in a tranquil and intimate fashion at a range of remarkable boutique and 5-star wineries. Finish the day with a chocolate and coffee tasting with an exclusive behind the scenes tour. After indulging at all these beautiful stops it's time to collect your luggage from the hotel as you will now be re-joining your Coach Captain for the drive back to Perth stopping for a light dinner along the way. (Dinner at own expense).
Day 9: Depart Perth for Dubai
You will be transferred to the airport today for your flight to Dubai. On arrival in Dubai, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Day 10: Dubai Sightseeing
This fascinating half day tour provides an insight into Dubai's rich history. Highlights may include a photo stop at the Jumeirah Mosque, a photo stop at the Zabeel Presidential Palace; the Dubai Museum; Ride an Abra to Deira Souq; Spend Time at Spice Souq; Spend Time at Gold Souq; Option to stay in the Souq for shopping or take the bus back to your hotel.
Day 11: Depart Dubai for North America
You will be transferred back to the airport for your Emirates flight to North America.