Admire the sleek, modern buildings and soaring skyscrapers as you drive through Perth. There will be a brief stop at Kings Park to photograph the spectacular view overlooking the city and Swan River.
Travelling through the eastern suburbs you will arrive at Swan Valley, a heritage area renowned for its historic houses and superb wineries. Visit one of these wineries, Sandalford Wines, for some wine tasting. You will be able to enjoy a talk on the wine making process along with the tasting, including fortified wine straight from the oak barrel. An Australian luncheon will be served at a local restaurant.
On returning to Perth, board your riverboat for a leisurely cruise down the Swan River to Fremantle. Watch the passing scenery glide by as you enjoy refreshments of tea or coffee and listen to the live commentary.
Re-board your coach for a brief orientation of Fremantle. As you travel along the Esplanade see the quaint terraced houses, ornate historic buildings and sidewalk cafés. Drive past the old Round House at Arthur’s Head, an old twelve-sided jail, and the Maritime Museum, a grand cluster of stone buildings, before returning to the ship.
This excursion will operate by coach and boat. There is a distance of approximately 200 yards to walk over flat ground to board the river cruise. The toilets are situated down a flight of steps. The river cruise last approximately 1¼ hours and is not wheelchair accessible. There are some gravel paths at Kings Park, however walking is at guests’ own discretion. Casual clothing and flat, comfortable footwear with non-slip soles are recommended.