Summary

Rottnest Island & Margaret River tour | by Contiki

Rottnest Island & Margaret River tour | by Contiki

Perth, WA

Starting from Perth, this 8 day tour explores the best WA has to offer – including Rottnest Island and Margaret River. This tour is all about beautiful beaches, coastal walks and glamping under the stars. With trips to Fremantle, Rottnest Island and Dunsborough in between. 

This trip is perfect for the local or interstate traveller looking to explore the best of WA. 

Inclusions

  • 7 nights and 8 days tour 
  • 2 nights in hostel, 2 nights in glamping, 3 nights in motel 
  • Some meals
  • Transport
  • Guide and itinerary.

Please note: Age group: 18 - 35 years only 

Image Credit: Tourism Western Australia, Bobby Bense

Travel Validity

Valid for Departures

  • 16 Sep 2022
  • 14 Oct 2022
  • 18 Nov 2022
  • 16 Dec 2022
  • 13 Jan 2023
  • 17 Feb 2023
  • 17 Mar 2023
  • 21 Apr 2023

Itinerary & Map

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Day 1: Welcome to Perth

You’ll get acquainted with the city by taking a walking tour with our trip manager. The tour will include King's Park, one of the world’s great urban spaces, overlooking the Swan River. 

Regrouping along the waterfront as the evening draws in, we'll enjoy a free night where we can watch the sunset.

Hostel G

Inclusions

Included Activities

  • Perth Walking Tour. 
Day 2: Perth to Freemantle

Starting with a short train ride to explore the bohemian beachside town of Freemantle. Renowned for its artisan markets, Freemantle is a dynamic hub of creativity, and home to numerous fashion boutiques and restaurants. 

Opt for a tour of the Little Creatures Brewery, which makes some of the most famous craft beer in the world or take the historic Fremantle Prison tour. The evening is ours to explore some restaurants and bars. 

Hostel G

Inclusions

Included Activities

  • Visit Fremantle Markets
  • Return train to Fremantle. 
Day 3: Perth to Rottnest Island

The day kicks off with a ferry ride across to Rottnest Island. There are numerous beaches to enjoy, and many coastal walks to venture along. You can cycle around the island trails, snorkel in the clear blue sea, or head up to Pinky’s Beach Club to unwind. There are also plenty of optional activities, such as a seafood cruise, skydiving, or a helicopter joy-flight. 

You’ll have the evening free to relax and sip some cocktails, before retiring to your luxe glamping eco-tent. 

Rottnest Island Discovery Glamping

Transfer

Ferry to Rottnest
Day 4: Rottnest Island

We've got a free day to explore Rottnest Island. The perfect time to go quokka spotting. The rest of the day is all yours to snorkel, swim, eat and repeat. Then it's back to glamping under the stars. 

Rottnest Island Discovery Glamping

Inclusions

  • Included hire bike or snorkel to explore Island at leisure
Day 5: Rottnest Island to Dunsborough via Busselton

On the way to Dunsborough, we'll stop off at the Busselton jetty. After taking a stroll out to the end, we'll return to the coach and drive to Dunsborough one of the most laid-back places in Australia. Spend some time on the spectacular beach and enjoy a free evening exploring the town and perhaps checking out the local pub for some live music before turning in for the night. 

Dunsborough Central Motel

Transfer

Ferry back to Fremantle
Day 6: Dunsborough

This morning starts with an introduction to First People’s culture. The Kaya Cape experience will show us the deep connection the Wadandi people have with the Cape to Cape country.

We'll walk around the lighthouse with an Aboriginal custodian, before huddling around for a didgeridoo music session. The rest of the day is all about beach-hopping around this magnificent coastline. We'll enjoy the turquoise waters and golden sands, and stop off at the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, where we'll take a tour and learn about the local indigenous communities.

There are also options to go stand up paddle boarding, do part of the Cape to Cape Track, or visit the Ngilgi cave. As the sun sets we’ll regroup for a BBQ dinner.

Dunsborough Central Motel

Inclusions

Included Activities

  • Beach Hopping in Dunsborough
  • Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse Tour
  • BBQ dinner.
Day 7: Dunsborough

Today we visit the highly acclaimed Margaret River; an area known for its wine, food and beer. We've got lunch covered, while you focus on the beautiful landscape and excellent company. A free night awaits us back in Dunsborough. 

Dunsborough Central Motel

Inclusions

Included Activities

  • Day trip to the famous Margaret River Wine Region.
Day 8: Dunsborough to Perth

It's time to head back to Perth, but not before one final adventure, as we stop off at the gorgeous beachside holiday haven of Bunbury, where we'll try and spot some dolphins playing in the waves. 

Exclusions
  •  Comprehensive travel insurance 
  •  Personal expenses.
Terms and Conditions
  • Travel insurance is compulsory for all guests
  • Age: 18 - 35 years
  • Maximum group size: 25
  • Tour starts & ends in Perth
  • A strict 1 x luggage with a maximum weight of 20kg packed in a suitcase or bag
  • Blackout dates apply and shown in calendar
  • Booking changes are allowed free of charge before final balance due date, additional rates may apply on new dates
  • Final balance is due 2 months before departure.