Journey to the West Small Group Tour • Freedom Destinations
Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia
Quokka, Rottnest Island
Fremantle, Western Australia
The Basin, Rottnest Island
Fremantle, Perth

A Journey to the West

7 day Small Group Tour - from £3120

With flights from £4220

From the laid-back, historic cities of Perth and Fremantle to the renowned vineyards of surfing mecca Margaret River, and the endearing native quokkas on Rottnest Island, this inspiring journey has much to offer the discerning traveller.


  • Learn about indigenous culture at Cape Naturaliste
  • Take a guided walking tour of Fremantle
  • Enjoy a Margaret River winery experience including degustation lunch
  • Meet the quokkas and enjoy the beaches of Rottnest Island
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Perth

On arrival in the thriving Western Australian capital of Perth, take some time to relax or explore independently. You may like to take a stroll to the nearby Swan Bells, a set of 18 bells arrayed in a stunning modernist 82½ metre-high copper and glass campanile. Enjoy canapés and local wines as you get to know your Journey Director and travelling companions at a Welcome Reception this evening at your hotel.

Hotel: DoubleTree Perth Waterfront
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 - Perth

After a leisurely breakfast visit Elizabeth Quay, where the city meets the Swan River, and Yagan Square, one of the city’s most popular community, meeting, and celebration spots. Then explore beautiful Kings Park, the jewel in the city’s crown. The afternoon is free for you to explore the city further at your own pace. Tonight, you will enjoy an Italian inspired feast whilst dining alfresco overlooking the picturesque Swan River.

Hotel: DoubleTree Perth Waterfront
Breakfast and dinner

Day 3 - Bunker Bay

Today you head to world renowned winery region of Margaret River. Leaving cosmopolitan Perth behind your first stop is Penguin Island.  With its white sandy beaches and surrounded by crystal clear waters, Penguin Island lays in the heart of the ruggedly spectacular Shoalwater Islands Marine Park. Here you will board your boat to cruise through Shoalwater Bay’s wildlife Sanctuary to see dolphins, sea lions, penguins and sea birds. After your cruise you continue south to explore the historic Busselton Jetty that has been standing for more than 150 years. There is the chance to explore the jetty on foot or take the Jetty Train along this 1.84km timber piled jetty that is the longest in the southern hemisphere.  Nestled on the white sandy beaches your accommodation for the night is the 5 Star Pullman Bunker Bay. Tonight, you will enjoy dinner at the Other Side of the Moon restaurant where you will dine on an array of fresh locally sourced seasonal produce with local wines.

Hotel: Pullman Bunker Bay Resort
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4 - Margaret River

Your day begins with a ‘Welcome to Country’ as part of your indigenous experience at Cape Naturaliste. Your local guide will escort you on a short walk around Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse precinct where they interpret the land through the eyes of an indigenous custodian followed by an artefact interpretation and didgeridoo experience.  From Cape Naturaliste you’ll drive through the vineyard lined roads to your Margaret River winery experience. You will arrive to this rolling vineyard where you will enjoy a highlight degustation lunch with a focus on local produce that is paired with matching wines. After you have indulged in your long lunch you will explore more of the region and there is time to explore the quaint town of Margaret River before returning to your hotel.

Hotel: Pullman Bunker Bay Resort
Breakfast and lunch

Day 5 - Fremantle

This morning why not relax with a morning stroll along the beautiful white sandy beach and turquoise waters of Bunker Bay. Then enjoy a leisurely breakfast with views out to the sparkling ocean before relaxing by the pool. Leaving wine country behind you will be hugging the coastline north as you continue along Australia’s exquisite southwest coast to Fremantle. This afternoon you will join a local guide on a walking tour to explore some hidden gems and the historic streets of Fremantle.

Hotel: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 - Rottnest Island

Board your boat and escape across the open ocean to Rottnest Island, an island paradise lovingly referred to by the sun-worshipping locals as ‘Rotto’.  Feel the sand between your toes and keep a keen eye out for the happiest little animal on earth, the Quokka. Join a ‘Local Specialist’ on a guided Discovery Rottnest bus tour covering the length of the island’s most spectacular locations. Delve into the island’s history and culture, its pristine marine and land environments and the diverse flora and fauna. Enjoy lunch before exploring more of the beaches. This afternoon, you’ll leave the pristine shoreline and cruise back to seaside Fremantle where tonight you’ll join your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner. What better way to toast to a mesmerising journey with Local Western Australian wines matched with the seasonal farm to table menu.

Hotel: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7 - Farewell from Fremantle

Relax this morning as your journey comes to an end. You might choose to take in the intriguing Fremantle Markets before your Inspiring Journey comes to an end. You will be transferred by private car to Perth airport for your onward travel.

Meals: Breakfast

7 day Small Group Tour - from £3120

With flights from £4220


  • Add extra nights in Perth before or after your tour
  • Include this tour in a longer Australia holiday
  • Choose to fly Economy, Premium, Business or First Class
  • Add a stopover to Australia in Singapore, Dubai or another destination

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All prices are per person, based on two sharing a double or twin room and include meals shown. Seasonal supplements may apply. Please call Freedom Destinations to confirm departure dates and availability.

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Your Touring Experience

First class touring with like minded travellers in a group size of no more than 22. Our experienced guides will make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Your Small Group Tour includes:

  • Sightseeing, walks and activities
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Luxury air conditioned coach travel
  • En suite deluxe hotel accommodation
  • Daily breakfast and meals shown
  • Extra night options
  • Return airport transfers

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