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Admire fields of spectacular wildflowers.

Admire the stunning foliage of Western Australia with Botanica.

from $4,145 USD per person

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Explore nature’s rare and spectacular wildflowers, and delightful private gardens on your tour with Botanica World Discoveries, plus some of the iconic sights of south Western Australia. View complete itinerary

Trip code: BTWA10
Duration: 10 days
Accommodation: Hotels offering superior comfort
Journey: Perth Return
Meals included: 19

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Day 1. Arrive Perth and Sightseeing

Be met on arrival at Perth Airport at 1.00pm. Take a city tour, including Kings Park with 400 hectares of delightful gardens with more than 1,700 native species. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner this evening.
Stay: Perth, Novotel Langley or similar
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Dinner

Day 2. Geraldton and Wildflower Country

This morning, journey to Bindoon to visit a native wildflower farm, before arriving in the historical town of New Norcia, settled in 1846 by the Benedictine monks. Visit the renowned Abbey and museum. In the afternoon, travel to Geraldton with wildflower viewing stops where possible.
Stay: Two Nights: Geraldton, Waldorf Serviced Apartments or similar
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast
  • • Dinner

Day 3. Wildflower Experience

Explore the local area and discover the amazing diversity of wildflowers in season.
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast
  • • Dinner

Day 4. Nambung National Park and The Pinnacles

Travel to Nambung National Park and marvel at the ancient limestone pillars known as the Pinnacles, then travel back to Fremantle.
Stay: Two Nights: Fremantle, The Esplanade Hotel or similar
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast
  • • Dinner

Day 5. Fremantle

This morning enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent grounds of the University of WA. Next visit Gardening Australia’s Josh Byrne’s private home and garden in Fremantle. Josh is a familiar face to Botanica, as co-owner and founder, Judy Vanrenen presented Josh with his Horticultural Media award in 2014 for Environmental Gardening. Afterwards enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Swan River taking in the sights as you enjoy lunch. Afterwards, there is free time to wander the historic township of Fremantle.
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast
  • • Lunch

Day 6. Albany

Today we drive to the town of Albany passing through Williams and stopping at the Rose maze in Kojonup before arriving later this afternoon.
Stay: Two Nights: Albany, Dog Rock Hotel or similar
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast
  • • Dinner

Day 7. Albany Sightseeing & Mt Romance Sandalwood Factory

After a tour of the town of Albany, visit the Mt Romance Sandalwood Factory which produces aromatic body care products. Later, discover the native flora in the surrounding area.
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast
  • • Lunch
  • • Dinner

Day 8. Karri Timber Forests and Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk

Today, head to Gloucester National Park and see the 60-metre tall Gloucester Tree. Walk in the Valley of the Giants on the Tree Top walk.
Stay: Two Nights: Margaret River, Quality Inn or similar
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast
  • • Dinner

Day 9. Margaret River Gardens

Today we visit a number of private gardens including the magnificent Paul Bangay designed Secret Garden, followed by a private garden in the same area. This afternoon visit Voyager Estate Winery and its grand Cape Dutch ‘werf’ garden featuring 1,600 roses.
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast
  • • Dinner

Day 10. Orondo Garden

We depart Margaret River for Dwellingup, and a guided tour of Orondo Farm Garden including Orondo Orchard and Orondo Vineyards. You will then be transferred to Perth airport at 3.30pm or Perth Langley Novotel at 4.00pm, where your journey concludes.
  • Daily Meals Included:
  • • Breakfast

Trip Highlights

  • Admire the spectacular wildflowers of Western Australia
  • Enjoy the Valley of the Giants and the Tree Top Walk
  • Sample wines at Margaret River
  • Visit Gardening Australia’s Josh Byrne’s private home and garden 
  • Marvel at the beauty of the Swan River on a special lunchtime cruise
  • See Paul Bangay designed Secret Garden
  • Enjoy time to explore historic Fremantle


Included Experiences

  • All sightseeing as mentioned
  • Services of Kate Heffernan - Botanical Guide and experienced Coach Captain
  • Airport transfers on first & last day of tour
  • 19 Meals – 9 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches and 8 Dinners
  • Travel in a small group in a luxury vehicle
  • Stays in centrally located 4-star hotels or best available

Additional Information

Fitness Level

  • Our tours and cruise cater to various fitness levels
  • This tour requires a medium level of fitness – Involves walking on uneven surfaces for more than one hour, multiple two-night stays in one location with potential for unexpected changes to itineraries

Combine With

  • This tour can be combined with:
  • Far North Queensland - BTFNQ7
  • NSW Floriade and Private Gardens - BTNF8
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Visit Josh Byrne’s Private Garden

  • Gardening author and presenter Josh Byrne is well known as the WA host of ABC TV’s Gardening Australia.

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Wildflower viewings are subject to nature
  • The facilities we have chosen in regional areas are the best possible available, however accommodation, service and dining options are limited
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included

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