South West Indulgence

Perth to Adelaide

13 Days12 Nights

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 5 nights accommodation in Perth including breakfast daily
  • 1 day Explore Margaret River including chocolate and wine tastings, lunch and touring
  • 2 hour Morning Tea Tour of Perth
  • 1 day Discover Rottnest including 90 minute Island coach tour and Karma Rottnest lunch
  • ½ day Good Food, Wine and Beer Trail in the Swan Valley including local produce and wine tastings and touring
  • Transfer from Hotel to East Perth Rail Terminal (or v.v.)
  • 3 days/2 nights aboard the Indian Pacific, Perth to Adelaide (or v.v.), in Gold Service including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Kalgoorlie, Rawlinna and Cook
  • Transfer from Adelaide Parklands Terminal to Hotel (or v.v.)
  • 5 nights accommodation in Adelaide including breakfast daily
  • 1 day Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf Hideaway including local produce and wine tastings and touring
  • 1 day Northern Barossa Voyager including cellar door wine tastings, lunch and touring
  • 90 minute Adelaide Central Market Tour
  • 1 day McLaren Vale Winery Experience including cellar door wine tastings, lunch and touring

Day 1 (Tuesday)

PERTH

Make your own way to your accommodation in Perth. Start exploring this cosmopolitan city at your leisure.

Day 2 (Wednesday)

MARGARET RIVER

This small group tour visits some of the must-see places in Margaret River. Your first stop is Busselton to see the longest jetty in the southern hemisphere, then enjoy the stunning ocean views from Yallingup. The tour then heads to a premium winery where you can tantalise your tastebuds with a spot of wine tasting followed by a delectable chocolate tasting. Plus, you’ll enjoy a relaxed winery lunch and stroll over the bridge into the nearby Margaret River town centre. The final stop is the Yahava Koffee Works where you can smell and taste a variety of coffees from all over the world. (B,L)

Day 3 (Thursday)

PERTH

Start the day in Perth with a morning tea tour. Enjoy a coffee or tea with a dash of history, culture and arts. Explore the Heritage Precinct of Perth, the old theatre district, as well as former educational precincts. Immerse yourself in the wonderfully re-purposed heritage building in a forgotten area of the city. Visit secret gardens, discover hidden art and visit a fine art gallery while learning some of the more interesting anecdotes about the city. After the tour, you are free to explore or simply head back to your accommodation. (B)

Day 4 (Friday)

ROTTNEST ISLAND

Transfer by coach to Barrack Street Jetty and join Rottnest Express for your ferry across to the Island. Offering many unique and diverse experiences, explore the beauty and tranquillity of the Island as you sit back and relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach. A 90 minute tour around the Island takes you to some of Rottnest’s most spectacular locations including the Wadjemup Lighthouse and the rugged West End, where you will have a chance to step outside and stroll along the boardwalk to the majestic lookout point. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Karma Rottnest Lodge before exploring the Island at your leisure. Return to Perth by ferry this afternoon. (B,L)

Day 5 (Saturday)

SWAN VALLEY

Your morning is free to explore at leisure. This afternoon, visit the region’s most delicious locations and enjoy more than 25 tasting experiences packed into an exciting and fun-filled half day. Enjoy a brief insight into the history of the Swan Valley and settlement of Perth with informative commentary and a viewing of the historic buildings dating back to the beginning of the Swan River Colony. Tantalise your tastebuds with an extensive range of great tastes including coffee, freshly roasted Australian nuts, nougat, cheeses and fresh macarons, and explore genuine Australian bush tucker jams, sauces and chutneys made from Australian native food plants at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery. The tour will also feature fresh local honey as well as ice cream, chocolate and award winning wines and port before finishing with an icy cold beer or cider at Ironbark Brewery. (B)

Day 6 (Sunday)

INDIAN PACIFIC, PERTH

This morning you will be transferred to East Perth Rail Terminal to join the Indian Pacific. Your departure from Perth is soon followed by lunch with views of the beautiful Avon Valley. The soft, green rolling hills slowly give way to the flatter, drier and harsher desert plains. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink in anticipation of your late-night arrival into Kalgoorlie, where you can experience an Off Train Excursion. Relax in the comfort of your cabin. (B,L,D)

Day 7 (Monday)

INDIAN PACIFIC, NULLARBOR PLAIN

Arrive refreshed for a superb sunrise on the Nullarbor. Back on the train, modern Australian cuisine is on hand, along with fine wines, before you alight the train and experience the extraordinary ghost town of Cook. Watch the passing parade of ever-changing landscape over dinner and relax in the lounge. (B,L,D)

Day 8 (Tuesday)

INDIAN PACIFIC, ADELAIDE

Make your way to Adelaide for a morning arrival aboard the Indian Pacific. Transfer to your accommodation, and spend the afternoon familiarising yourself with this beautiful city. 

Day 9 (Wednesday)

ADELAIDE HILLS AND HAHNDORF

Head to Mt Lofty Summit and take in the vista of the city of Adelaide. Visit Woodside Cheese for a delicious cheese tasting. For those with a sweet tooth, Melba’s Chocolate Factory is sure to please. Here you’ll see an array of delicious confectionery. Next, visit two popular Adelaide Hills wineries where you will discover the history of the area and taste some of their delicious wines. You’ll then have time to explore the many art galleries, museums, cafes and boutique shops of Hahndorf. A quick stop at Beerenberg Farm Shop, before your final winery for the day. (B,L)

Day 10 (Thursday)

BAROSSA VALLEY

This world-renowned wine region is a must-see for wine lovers. Full of history, this region is home to more than 80 cellar doors. Enjoy up to four wineries/cellar doors and be guided through the wine tasting experience by passionate vignerons. The Barossa Valley is home to some of the world’s best Shiraz as well as Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon Mataro, Semillon and Chardonnay. (B,L)

Day 11 (Friday)

ADELAIDE CENTRAL MARKET

The Adelaide Central Market Discovery Tour takes you on a sensory, interactive gourmet experience, giving you an opportunity to eat delicious tastings that represent the premium food grown and produced in South Australia. Meet some locals, enjoy their hospitality and discover the true 
South Australia. This afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure. (B,D)

Day 12 (Saturday)

MCLAREN VALE

Depart the city and take the coastal route to the Fleurieu Peninsula. The beautiful mid-south coast, with its glistening vistas of Gulf St Vincent and pristine beaches, greets you on  your arrival in McLaren Vale wine region. Pass through rolling vineyards to visit up to five beautiful wineries in the Vale, each one steeped in history. Best known for Shiraz, the region excels with Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, as well as Spanish and Italian varieties such as Fiano, Vermentino, Tempranillo, Mouvedre, Nero d’Avola and Sangiovese. (B,L)

Day 13 (Sunday)

ADELAIDE

Your holiday concludes this morning after breakfast. (B)

Alternative

Alternative Departure:

Adelaide to Perth (SWAPTEPT)

Fares

Total Package Per Person Twin Share

Prices valid from 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019

Package price*  
 Low Season Shoulder SeasonHigh Season
Platinum Service Everyday $5,299 pp $5,909 pp $5,969 pp
Gold Service Everyday $4,199 pp $4,569 pp $4,629 pp
Gold Service Advance Purchase $3,859 pp $4,149 pp $4,409 pp


*Prices based on twin share. Single supplements apply for single travellers. Advance Purchase and Pension Saver fares are subject to availability, please see our Terms and Conditions page for booking conditions.

 

 

To book call 1800 703 357

Booking Code: SWEPTAPT

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