This popular getaway to the south west of Australia visits the historic town of Albany, Torndirrup National Park, the ancient Southern Forests and world famous Tree Top Walk. We understand that you need to relax in clean and comfortable surrounds after an exciting day of touring and therefore this tour is accommodated in 3* Lodgings on a Twin or Triple Share basis.
Overnight Albany & Tree Top Walk Getaway
DAY 1 – Perth to Albany
Begin your overnight Albany & Tree Top Walk getaway at 7:00am, driving south in an air-conditioned comfort, stopping along the way for morning tea. Travelling deep into the Southern Forests we visit the Diamond Tree; a giant Karri tree with a wooden viewing platform 52 metres above the forest floor. This was used as a fire lookout from 1941 to 1973 making it the oldest wooden fire in the world and is still used to support aerial fire surveillance. We allow ample time for the adventurous to climb this giant for stunning views of the surrounding Karri Forest.
Travelling further south we arrive at the Valley of the Giants to experience the world famous Tree Top Walk. This boardwalk is located 40 metres above the forest floor and provides magnificent views of the Karri & Tingle trees. Back on solid ground we stroll through the “Ancient Empire” experiencing one of the worlds best virgin forests.
A short drive away, we call into William Bay National Park. Here you can swim in the protected waters of Greens Pool or take the short walk to Elephant Rocks. Arriving in Albany we finish the day with a visit to Mount Clarence for 360* views over the City of Albany, King George Sound, Princess Royal Harbour and Dog Rock before making our way to our accommodation. (D)
Overnight Albany – 3* Lodgings with private bathroom facilities
DAY 2 Albany to Perth
Following breakfast, we begin our days activities in Torndirrup National Park. Be amazed by the rugged coastline including the Natural Bridge & The Gap as well as the power of the Southern Ocean pounding on the coastline.
Leaving Albany, we take time to visit the renown Mount Romance Sandalwood Factory; Australia’s leading producer of Sandalwood Oil. Moving on, we discover the crisp wines of the Plantagenet Region and view the Stirling Ranges in the distance. On our way back to Perth, we travel through sheep farming country, stop to view wildflowers (seasonal between September & November) and visit an orchard to sample locally grown produce . (B)
We arrive back in Perth at approximately 5:30pm after experiencing the beauty of the Great Southern region on this overnight Albany and the Tree Top Walk Getaway.
B = Breakfast / D = Dinner
2 days / 1 night
6:45am each Thursday from any Perth City or Northbridge Hotel or Backpackers
Approximately 5:30pm Friday evening
1 night in 3 Star Motel on Twin Share Basis
$100 for an optional Single Supplement
Albany 3.5 star Motel. Twin share / private facilities.
21 Seat Air Conditioned Commuter Bus
Minimum of 4 to a Maximum of 20 Guests
Please try to restrict your luggage to a soft overnight bag or backpack of around 15 kilogrammes
1 Dinner / 1 Breakfast
Lunches are not included in the price of this tour and are payable direct to the venues.
Basic fitness is required for short, easy walks
|What to bring:||
Camera, beach towel for warmer months, comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, water bottle, warm jacket & long pants for cooler months and evenings, a smile and sense of adventure!
Please be advised that some of the listed activities are subject to weather conditions and may not be able to be achieved. In this situation, your Tour Guide will substitute the activity or attraction with something of similar importance.
Travel insurance is recommended for all tours reserved through Travel Forever.
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