Days 1 – 4: UK – Perth
Fly from Manchester to Perth where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a 2-night stay.
Perth is a vibrant city overlooking the Swan River - the weather is fantastic, the beaches uncrowded and the dining options plentiful and varied. Shop in the trendy boutiques or browse the art galleries in upmarket King Street, stroll through Kings Park Botanical Gardens or take a tree top walk for a unique view of the city. There is a free bus circling the city centre making it easy to visit the Central Business District attractions.
Day 5: York
Distance: 96km / 60 miles
Situated on the Avon River, 96 kilometres east of Perth, York is the oldest inland town in Western Australia, it is full of beautiful old and well-preserved buildings as well as gift and craft shops.
Day 6: Merredin
Distance: 165km / 103 miles
Because of its unique location at a point where the track to the Goldfields met up with a reliable water supply, Merredin has developed into the most substantial town in the Central Wheat Belt. The town's promotion used to declare that it was 'The Garden Town in the Heart of the Wheat-belt'. Today it is an important town on the Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail.
Days 7 – 8: Wheatbelt
Distance: 72km / 45 miles
Learn about the history of the Wheatbelt towns and what there is to see and do. Discover vistas of open farmland, walk wildflower trails, climb magnificent granite rocks, and enjoy delightful small country towns. Stay a while and wake up to the magic of the Wheatbelt.
Day 9: Wave Rock
Distance: 129km /81 miles
Wave Rock is situated within a 160-hectare nature reserve. As the name suggests the rock has the shape of a breaking wave, frozen in time. It is 110 metres long and 15 metres high, with vertical bands of ochre, brown and grey rock - granite to be specific – providing a truly wondrous sight!