Perth, Kings Park, Fremantle, Subiaco, Burswood, Swan River, Swan Valley and Hills. Self-Drive Tour with Hotels Car Hire (unlimited kms) Bonus Vouchers. Departs from Perth. Themes include: Western Australia, Departs from Perth, Fly-Drive Car, Returns from Perth. + Show more
3 days Car Hire, "no worries" unlimited kms, comprehensive insurance
3 nights good standard Perth hotel (luxury upgrades available)
Western Australia Bonus Voucher Book ($500 value discounts at shops, restaurants & attractions)
Relax all the hard work has been taken out of your Self-Drive Holiday. Enjoy the freedom of the open road and the security of this popular DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Itinerary.
Kings Park and Botanic GardensThe WACA (cricket ground)Swan RiverMatilda BayThe Bell TowerThe Perth MintPerth ZooYanchep National ParkPinnacles DesertAQWACottesloe BeachNambung National ParkFremantle
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Discover a chic, modern city sitting on the wide reaches of the beautiful Swan River, with friendly Fremantle and the Indian Ocean at its mouth; watched over by the forests and playgrounds of magnificent Kings Park and with the hillside towns, villages, waterfalls and bush walks of the Perth Hills - the Darling Scarp as its background, Perth city has come of age. Within minutes of the city, stupendous, uncrowded sandy beaches line the nearby coastline and in the Swan Valley, wineries, cafes and boutique breweries line the upper reaches of the Swan River, vying for attention with the natural beauty and cultural offerings of the city and the famed world class waves, wineries, ancient caves and tall trees of Margaret River to the south - so much to see, so much to do, a Self-Drive car package, with days to spare, is perfect way to explore vibrant Perth.
Pass by the Parliament of Western Australia Kings Park en-route to Perth's playground - Kings Park (panoramic vistas across the city and river to the hills beyond, 400 hectares of diverse botanic gardens with guided walks along native forests, wildflowers, regional endemic gardens, wide grassy picnic areas, nature trials and walk paths, self guided tree-top walk, 15 m tall DNA Tower to climb, fountains, lookout platforms, massive adventure playground, lake, picnic and bbq area, bike paths, bush tracks, cafe, fine dining restaurant, boutique artisans gallery and shop, avenues lined with memorial trees and standing sentinel over the city, the splendid Cenotaph, where one of the biggest crowds in Australia honours its heroes at dawn each ANZAC Day alongside the whispering wall), Perth Zoo, Yanchep National Park (golf course, historic hotel, cafe, bush walks, Indigenous experience, flora and fauna), Crown Casino and Resort (shows, entertainment, cafes, restaurants, bars), Perth Foreshore (walk and cycle paths, cafes, picnic on the wide expanse of lawn), Museums, Art Galleries, The Perth Mint (watch a gold pour and the biggest collection of gold specimens in the world), The iconic WACA Ground, The Bell Tower (historic bells from Old London Town set in a modernistic glass tower on the Perth Foreshore), Matilda Bay (picturesque swimming beach on the Swan River, views across to Perth skyline, boat hire, bbq and picnic facilities, fine dining restaurant and cafe, fishing or jumping jetty, boating, walks), trail the Swan River as it winds through the flash "Western Suburbs", Subiaco, Nedlands, Dalkeith, Claremont, Mosman Park to Fremantle (vibrant, major sea port town, historic lookouts, Maritime Museum, historic museum, Art Centre, shopping, street art, street theatre, fishing, boat harbour, markets, wide grassed esplanade, beaches, cafe strip, restaurants), follow the Sunset Coast to the metro beaches for lazy days and picture perfect sunsets as the sun falls below the horizon and the gin clear Indian Ocean: City Beach (surf, wind surfing, kite surfing, swim, wide sandy beach, cafe, grassy promenade, picnic facilities, easy parking) Cottesloe Beach (shops, cafes, surfing, fishing, swimming, wide grassy promenade), South Beach (cafe, surf, swim) Scarborough Beach (cafes, wide sands, surf and swim, entertainment), North Beach (swimming, surfing, shops and cafes), Mettams Pool (snorkel, swim, calm lagoon alongside North Beach), Trigg Beach (snorkel, swim, surf), Sorrento Beach and Hillarys Boat Harbour (cafes, restaurants, boutiques, fish off the jetty, amusements, calm family beach, AQWA (underwater world walk through aquarium).
Perth Hills and Swan Valley - Explore the Swan Valley (some 40 vineyards with cellar doors, diverse cafes, breweries, galleries), historic Guildford town, antiques, cafes), Walyunga National Park (easy walk to wide rapids and river pools, excellent self guided bush walks, flora and fauna), take the high road to the Perth Hills (fertile farmland, orchards with farm gate stalls, John Forest National Park for spectacular panoramas across the coastal plain to the Perth city skyline, Mundaring Village, Mundaring Weir (walk across Lake C. Y. O'Connor, amazing historic dam, where for 100 years water has begun its journey as the only potable water in Kalgoorlie and the Goldfields 600km away, bushwalks, bbq and picnic areas, lookout points), visit historic Mundaring Hotel, Kalamunda township (u-beaut service, great spot for lunch or pick up the makings for a picnic), Lesmurdie Falls (follow easy walk trail alongside a babbling brook to the cascading falls, viewing platform with wide open views across the mountains and coastal plain to distant Perth, flora and fauna), Zig Zag Road (drive down to the coastal plain via the road that really zigzags along the side of the hill, giving amazing views and opportunities to spot some unique wildlife).
Pinnacles Desert: Head north, taking the recently developed coastal drive, beyond the shipwrecks off Quinns Rock and Yanchep National Park; see roadside wildflowers in season set against amazing, wide Indian Ocean vistas to the left, fertile valleys and ancient hills carved by the winds over the millennium and quaint fishing villages, Guilderton, (fishing and crayfish town, wide esplanade, shops) Sea Bird, Breton Bay (surfing), Ledge Point ( coastal community), Lancelin (cray village, sheltered beaches and bays, beach fishing, spectacular 4WD tours over the massive, sparkling white, shifting sand dunes), Wedge Island (crayfishing village, sand boarding, fishing, surfing, snorkelling, fishing shacks, takeaway, picturesque), Grey, Cervantes (fishing town, shops, fresh fish shop, restaurants, Wild Flower display and shop), Pinnacles Desert (amazing wide vistas across a forest of formations created by shifting, whispering sands unveiling ancient pillars and fossilised trees overlooking the vivid aqua Indian Ocean, wildflowers in season, boardwalks and viewing platforms, massive white sand dunes in the background), return via the inland route passing a massive wind farm, wide open wheat fields, remnant forests and quaint country towns; Badgingarra, Cataby, Gingin, Chittering Valley (vineyards, orchards, wildlife and amazing stands of Balga trees (blackboys), Muchea, Wanneroo, Perth.