After arriving in Perth, make your way to the lively district of Fremantle.
OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges
A gem of the west, the rich and varied natural wonders of Rottnest Island offer a breadth of spectacular experiences.
You’ll explore the island’s stunning scenery and get to know its unique wildlife – including those adorable quokkas – and discover its history. (L)
‘Freo’, as it’s known to the locals, is a fabulous city to explore with its vibrant café scene, creative energy and historic streetscapes. Spend a leisurely day immersed in this lively portside district.
Convicts and Colonials Walking tour
$99 per person
Ready to delve deeper into Fremantle’s eclectic past? Take this optional tour that reveals the area’s fascinating, often dark tales – like the story of the most notorious jail in the British Empire, the World Heritage listed Fremantle Prison. Your expert guide recounts local lore as you traverse some of the city’s landmarks.
Your time in Fremantle comes to an end as you check out of your accommodation this morning.
The Blue Mountains track is currently closed due to a landslide, resulting in a diversion to Sydney and regrettably no Blue Mountains excursion until March 2 for east-bound Indian Pacific guests.