5 Day Albany & Walpole Christmas Tour. Bassendean, Booragoon, Cockburn Central.
- Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
- Product code: 5daychristmas231223
Day 1. Departing Perth we find a scenic location amongst the forests of the Perth Hills for our delightful morning tea. Our journey continues to Katanning where we will view four of the silo murals that were completed in 2017 and have some free time to purchase yourself some lunch. Our journey continues via the Great Southern farming communities of Tambellup and Cranbrook as we start to see the Stirling Ranges and Porongurups as we journey towards Mt Barker and our destination and accommodation for the next four nights the Ace Motel in Albany. DBB Ace Motel.
Day 2. After a hearty breakfast we have an early start and make our way directly to Walpole for our magnificent 2.5 hour cruise on the pristine Walpole Inlet. After our cruise we make our way into town where you can purchase some lunch, Next stop will be the Valley of The Giants and the Tree Top Walk suspended 40 meters above the ancient Tingle forest. On our way home we will check out the incredible coastline at Williams Bay and Greens Pool. Time now to make our way back to Albany. After dinner we will head out to view some of the Christmas Lights around Albany. DBB Ace Motel.
Day 3. Merry Christmas. A later than normal start this morning. After breakfast we make our way out to Frenchman's Bay and the Torndirrup National Park and visit the various sights in the area including the Wind Farm, The Gap and Natural Bridge, and Jimmy Newel’s Harbor. A light picnic lunch, don’t want to spoil our Christmas dinner. Returning back into Albany to visit Mt Clarence and the 360o panoramic views over Albany & surrounds. We return to the motel for a bit of a rest and time to prepare for our Christmas festivities and a tasty Christmas Dinner. DBB Ace Motel
Day 4 After a hearty breakfast we start our day with a visit to the Historic Forts. See where the ANZAC fleet gathered and sailed from on their way to Gallipoli. This site is steeped in history and is a must see for people wishing to understand the history and connection that Albany had with the ANZACS and World War 1. Explore the acclaimed National Anzac Centre. Free time to buy some lunch from the café. Our next stop will be the Mount Romance Sandalford Factory followed by a visit to Chainsaw Sculpture Drive, local artist Darrel Radcliffe has opened up his property in Albany where he creates his large timber artworks. DBB Ace Motel
Day 5. After a hearty breakfast we will load the coach and start on our return journey back towards Perth. Travelling via Mt Barker, Kojonup, where we will enjoy our morning tea and an opportunity to visit the new Visitors Centre and Kodga Place. We will stop for some free time in Williams where you can purchase some lunch before continuing on to Perth