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Best of Perth Wildlife, Food and Wine

Duration
11 Days
Prices From:
US$ 3,239

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. It also includes a stopover in Dubai on both ends of the journey. It features economy, moderate, or first-class accommodations depending on your preference, international airfare, shared tours, and is a great way to explore Australia.

Begin your flight across the world and make for Dubai, the Emirati city that defines the 21st century. You’ll have most of the day to discover this city of futuristic architecture and traditional splendour. Spend the day shopping, eating, or marvelling at the city’s stunning buildings. Take the time to visit the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building the world, or tour the opulent Sheikh’s Palace. That evening, connect back to the airport for your flight to Perth.

Perth is Western Australia’s capital and the sunniest city in the country. It combines an enviable location with cosmopolitan comforts and a friendly culture. Your first night is at leisure to get your bearings and explore on your own. The next day, join a tour to explore the highlights of Perth and nearby Fremantle. Venture through King Park Botanical Gardens, stroll along the forest canopies of the Tree Top Walk, and feel the sand beneath your feet at Cottesloe Beach before cruising along the Swan River to see Perth’s swankest suburbs. Another day, discover the tranquility of Rottnest Island with a 90-minute tour, seeing Wadjemup Lighthouse and strolling along the boardwalk of the rugged West End. While in Perth, you’ll also swing by the lobster fishing town of Cervantes and learn about Australia’s lobster industry before venturing into the Pinnacles Desert to gaze upon the rocky limestone formations that transform the desert into an alien landscape. Cap off the day with a sandboarding adventure before returning to Perth.

From Perth, head into Margaret River and discover the bounty of food and drink in one of Australia’s most popular wine regions. Enjoy award-winning beer and cider at a local brewery before seeing the Karri trees of Boranup Forest. Swing south to the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, the most southwesterly point in Australia, and gaze out over the Southern and Indian Oceans. The next day is spent entirely in the Margaret River, where you’ll sample wines at cellar doors and enjoy a chocolate and coffee tasting before returning to Perth.

From Perth, cross the Indian Ocean back to Dubai, where you’ll have another two nights before returning home. Your first night is at leisure to sample a bit of Dubai’s famous nightlife, from swank hotel bars to nightclubs to sheesha lounges. You’ll also spend a day on a sightseeing tour that takes you from Jumeirah Mosque to the Dubai Museum to the spice and gold souks, with an abra (boat) ride along the way. Barter for spices, textiles, and ceramics to take back home with you.

The next day, head to the airport and connect back home.


 

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Duration
11 Days
Prices From:
US$ 3,239

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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 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.

Hotel Category Hotel
Economy Zabeel House Mini Al Seef 
Moderate Zabeel House Al Seef
First Class Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights
DurationDay Use Room
Day 3

Arrive Perth

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.

Hotel Category Hotel
Economy Hotel Ibis Perth 
Moderate Mercure Hotel Perth
First Class Crowne Plaza Perth
Duration4 Nights
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

Day 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.

Meal Plan Lunch
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.

Meal Plan Lunch
Day 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.

Hotel Category Hotel
Economy/
Moderate/
First Class
Abbey Beach Resort 
Meal Plan Lunch
Duration1 Night
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).

Hotel Category Hotel
Economy Hotel Ibis Perth 
Moderate Mercure Hotel Perth
First Class Crowne Plaza Perth
Meal Plan G and Lunch
Duration1 Night
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.

Hotel Category Hotel
Economy Zabeel House Mini Al Seef 
Moderate Zabeel House Al Seef
First Class Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights
Duration2 Nights
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.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Day 11

Depart Dubai for North America

You will be transferred back to the airport for your Emirates flight to North America. 

Meal Plan Breakfast

Other Information

DEPARTURES AND PRICES:

Departures from Toronto in CA$

 Economy
Hotels

Moderate
Hotels

First Class
Hotels

1 - 31 Jul '19  $5,199 $5,289  $5,299
1 Aug - 8 Sep '19 $4,999 $5,089 $5,219
9 Sep - 26 Nov '19
1 Feb - 31 Mar '20
$4,499 $4,629 $4,799
27 Nov - 9 Dec '19 $5,079 $5,419 $5,389
10 Dec '19 - 10 Jan '20 $5,279 $5,419 $5,469 
11 - 31 Jan '20 $4,499 $4,629 $4,679

 

Departures from New York in US$

 Economy
Hotels

Moderate
Hotels

First Class
Hotels

7 - 28  Jul '19  $3,299  $3,359  $3,399
29 Jul - 8 Sep '19 $3,239 $3,299 $3,399
9 Sep - 20 Nov '19
1 Feb - 31 Mar '20
$3,289 $3,399 $3,539
21 Nov -12 Dec '19 $3,349 $3,459 $3,599
13 - 23 Dec '19 $3,519 $3,629  $3,659
24 Dec '19 - 10 Jan '20 $3,349 $3,459  $3,489


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 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
    • Daily breakfast

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • 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

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

OTHER INFORMATION:

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

Dates

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

20 Mar 2020
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