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West Coast Rail and Coach

When you want to holiday in Western Australia you can’t go past West Coast Rail and Coach.

We can show you the magnificent Kalbarri Gorges to the beauty of the scenic South Coast. From the spectacular South West where Karri Forests tower above the countryside, to the historic Goldfields where mines and ghost towns blend. We can show you world class wineries, unique wildlife, the fascinating outback and wildflowers in a blaze of colour. We take you to Albany, Augusta, Bunbury, Busselton, Denmark, Esperance, Geraldton, Hopetoun, Kalbarri, Kalgoorlie and the Goldfields, Laverton, Margaret River, Pemberton, and York. Discover the Stirling Range National Park, Porongurup Ranges,
Cape Le Grand National Park, Fitzgerald River National Park, D’Entrecasteaux National Park, Yeagarup Sand Dunes and the Kalbarri National Park.

West Coast Rail and Coach Holiday Ideas of Western Australia utilise scheduled first class rail and road coach services combined with regional tour operators and accommodation venues to produce quality and good value tour and accommodation packages. Our packages feature the new Prospector train, Australind train and 5 star road coaches. Ranging from two to nine days, the packages offer multiple departures usually each week with generally a selection of accommodation venues.

West Coast Rail and Coach Wildflower Tours of Western Australia are fully inclusive package tours which combine the natural scenic attractions with the beauty and spectacle of the wildflowers in their natural environment. You will be guided by a coach captain, tour hostess and most importantly, each tour has a botanical guide who describes the flowers and guides you through the wonderful wildflower bushland. Northern, Southern and South Eastern
itineraries available.

Enjoy a memorable experience – choose a tour by West Coast Rail and Coach.

Touring Options

Pemberton – Trees, Trams and Trains – 4 days/3 nights

Pemberton with its natural beauty situated amid the towering Karri Forests, is a lovely town with village charm, pleasant walk trails, cafes, arts and crafts.

Includes:-
First Australind train travel to Bunbury return
5 star road coach travel from Bunbury to Pemberton return
Private ensuite accommodation
Light breakfast each day
Transfers to/from Pemberton accommodation on arrival/departure days
Complimentary full cooked breakfast on the second morning of your stay

Historic York and Esperance on Sea – 5 days/4 nights

Explore the heritage splendour of historic York enroute to the brilliant beaches and diverse scenery of Esperance, on the Recherche Archipelago. Whilst in York, enjoy the warm hospitality of stately Laurelville Manor and in Esperance, stay at the Jetty Motel situated on the beachfront esplanade and near the town centre.

Includes
5 star road coach travel to York, Esperance and return
Semi-ensuite accommodation at historic Laurelville Manor
Private ensuite accommodation in Esperance
Full english breakfast at Laurelville Manor
Light breakfast each day in Esperance
Transfers to/from York and Esperance accommodation on arrival/departure days
Optional 2 night Albany or 2 night Kalgoorlie Add-On package available

Albany – Esperance – Kalgoorlie Leisuretime – 8 days/7 nights

Historic Albany, scenic Esperance and goldrush Kalgoorlie combined make for a fantastic holiday any time of the year!

Includes:-
5 star road coach travel to Albany, Esperance and Kalgoorlie
First class new Prospector train travel Kalgoorlie to Perth
Private esnuite accommodation
Light breakfast each day in Albany and Esperance
Full breakfast each day in Kalgoorlie
Transfers to/from accommodation in Albany, Esperance and Kalgoorlie

Southern Highlights – Esperance and Albany – 5 days/4 nights

Some of the best sights of the South-East and the Great Southern regions can be enjoyed of the Southern Highlights!
The spectacular coastal scenery, snow white beaches and brilliant blue waters of Esperance combined with the history,
marvelous vistas and views of Albany. This is a must!

Includes:-
5 star road coach travel Perth to Esperance, Albany and Bunbury
First calss Australind train travel Bunbury to Perth
Private ensuite accommodation
Light breakfast each day
Transfers to/from accommodation in Esperance and Albany

Geraldton and Batavia Coast – 3 days/2 nights

The City of Geraldton, capital of the Mid West region and the commercial centre and port for the Batavia Coast, is renowned for its warm climate and sunny days. It has a romatic and infamous history having had many shipwrecks off the coast since the 16th century with tales of mutiny and tragic loss of life.

Includes:-
5 star road coach travel to Geraldton return
Private ensuite accommodation
Light breakfast each day

Northern Wildflower Spectacular – 4 days/3 nights

Fully escorted by a Coach Captain Tour Hostess and most importantly, a Botanical Guide. Your package includes all meals plus morning or afternoon teas, luxury coach travel, and private ensuite motel accommodation. Enjoy the spectacular wildflowers plus the natural beauty of the magnificent Murchison River Gorge and Kalbarri National Park. Special attrations include coastal and inland wildflower plains, Dongara, Morawa, Mullewa, Geraldton, Kalbarri and historic New Norcia. Receive free, a copy of the book ‘Wildflowers of South Western Australia’.

Day One – Swan Valley, Gingin, red and green Kangaroo Paws, Regans Ford, Badgingarra for lunch, Banksias, Verticordias, Smoke Bush, Grass Trees, Mount Lesuer area, Dongara to Geraldton for overnight.
Day Two – Walkaway, Tabletop Hill, Coal Seam National Park, yellow and white everlastings, Morawa for lunch, Pintharuka, Wreath Lechenaultia, Fire Bush, Gutha, Tardun, Wilroy, Mullewa, Ambania, Eradu, Northern Gully to Geraldton for overnight.
Day Three – Northampton, Binnu, Kalbarri National Park for lunch, Grevilleas, Hakea, Pop Flowers, Murchison River Gorge, Kalbarri to Geraldton for overnight.
Day Four – Eneabba sandplains, Dryandras, Woody Pear, Myrtles, Alexander Morrison National Park, Watheroo National Park, Watheroo for lunch, Moora, Mogumber, New Norcia, Bindoon, Upper Swan, Guildford to Perth.

Kalbarri Leisuretime or Ezi-Time – 4, 5, 6, 7 or 9 days

Beautiful Kalbarri, nestled between the shimmering waters of the Murchison River and the wildflower bushland of the Kalbarri National Park, is one of Western Australia’s most popular holiday resort destinations. Renowned for its warm sunny climate, breath-taking coastal scenery, magnificent springtime wildflowers, and spectacular gorges, Kalbarri is an idyllic holiday destination for all seasons!

Choose from two Resorts – the Kalbarri Plam Resort or the Kalbarri Beach Resort

Includes:-
5 star road coach travel to Kalbarri return
Self-catering accommodation with kitchen and private ensuite
Transfers to/from each Resort on arrival/departure day
Choice of 4, 5, 6, 7 or 9 day packages
Geraldton stopover available

Tastes of the South West – 3 days/2 nights

The South West is renowned for its world class wineries and gastronomic delights. Here is a tour of pure indulgence to test most appetites – tasings of cheese, yoghurt, lavender scones, nougat, fudge, honeycomb and wine! Combined with time to discover the resort town of Busselton by the sea, coastal scenery and an agreeable climate, this tour is a real must! Come and indulge yourself!

Includes:-
First class Australind train travel to Bunbury
5 star road coach travel from Bunbury to Busselton and return to Perth
Private ensuite accommodation
Continental breakfast each day
Transfers to/from Busselton accommodation on arrival/departure days
Scenic tour by Milesaway Tours

Gold & Coast – Esperance & Kalgoorlie – 7 days/6 nights

What a combination! The spectacular coastal scenery of Esperance and the history and mystique of the exciting Goldfields.

Includes
5 star road coach travel to Esperance and then to Kalgoorlie
First class new Prospector train travel Kalgoorlie to Perth
Private ensuite accommodation
Light breakfast each day in Esperance
Full breakfast each day in Kalgoorlie
Transfers to/from accommodation in Esperance and Kalgoorlie

Goldfields Getaways – 3 days/2 nights, 4 days/3 nights, 5 days/4 nights

Paddy Hannan Discovered gold in 1893 and the rush began! The rush is of a different kind these days with visitors discovering the tourist treasures of Kalgoorlie and the Goldfields. History abounds in Kalgoorlie with its impressive stone buildings and wide streets recalling the fabulous boom past. You can discover the excitement of the nightlife, the mystique of its past and the vitality of present gold mining. Stroll the streets taking in the atmosphere or take a tour to learn more of the regions bygone era.

The Goldfields Getaway packages give you plenty of freedom to discover the Goldfields at your own pace with a choice of fine accommodation. Relax and enjoy your holiday knowing that your first class rail travel and accommodation are confirmed in advance.

You travel aboard the new state of the art Prospector train representing a bold new era in rail travel to the Goldfields. The new train can reach speeds of up to 160kmh and features personal air-conditioning controls, personal music channels, video entertainment, interactive locator map, ‘drivers cam’ of the track ahead and buffet service.

Your Goldfields Getaway package includes:-
First class new Prospector train travel to Kalgoorlie return.
Choice of two fine accommodation venues with private ensuite bathroom.
Full buffet breakfast each day
Transfers to/from Kalgoorlie accommodation on arrival/departure days.

Margaret River Wine Country – 3 days/2 nights

Margaret River is one of the world’s premium winemaking regions with award winning wines of distinguished character and quality. The town retains a country village charm and boasts fine fresh produce, unique arts and crafts and marvellous countryside making it an ideal place to unwind, relax and enjoy.

Includes:-
First class Australind train travel to Bunbury on forward journey
5 star road coach travel from Bunbury to Margaret River and return to Perth
Private ensuite accommodation
Continental breakfast each day
Winery tour by Milesaway Tours
Transfer to/from Margaret River accommodation on arrival/departure day

Wine & Coast – Margaret River – Albany – Esperance – 7 days/6 nights

Discover the Margaret River Wineries, the history and spectacular scenery of Albany, and the brilliant Esperance Coast. You want Kalgoorlie as well? Just add a 2 night Kalgoorlie Add-On to this itinerary.

Includes:-
First class Australind train travel Perth to Bunbury
5 star road coach travel Bunbury to Margaret River, to Albany, to Esperance and return to Perth
Private ensuite accommodation
Light breakfast each day
Winery tour by Milesaway Tours
Transfers to/from accommodation in Margaret River, Albany and Esperance on arrival/departure days
Optional 2 night Kalgoorlie Add-On package available

Eastern Goldfields – Wildflowers & History – 5 days/4 nights

The North Eastern Goldfields region combines unique goldrush sights, facsinating history and outback wildflowers. Take in Kalgoorlie, historic ghost towns, Gwalia, Leonora, Mount Morgan, Laverton, Kookynie and Menzies. Experience real outback homestead hospitality as you stay at Laverton Downs Station. This is truly a unique tour!

You travel to and from Kalgoorlie aboard the new Prospector train.

Includes:-
First class new Prospector train travel to Kalgoorlie return
Private ensuite accommodation in Kalgoorlie (two nights)
Shared facility outback homestead accommodation (two nights)
Most meals
Coach transfers to/from Kalgoorlie accommodation on arrival/departure days
Tours by Goldrush Tours

Wave Rock/Esperance/Albany Wildflowers – 4 days/ 3 nights

Fully escorted with Coach Captain, Tour Hostess and most importantly, a Botanical Guide.
Includes all meals and morning or afternoon tea, luxury coach travel and private ensuite motel accommodation.
Enjoy the spectacular wildflowers plus unique Wave Rock, Ravensthorpe Ranges, the magnificent coastal scenery of Esperance, unique Pink Lake and historic Albany. Special attractions – the ruggedly beautiful Stirling Range National Park and the wilderness wildflowers of the remote Fitzgerald River National Park. Receive free – a copy of the book ‘Wildflowers of South Western Australia’.

Day One – Ellis Brook, Brookton, Jarrah and Marri Forests, Blue Lechenaultia, yellow Velleia, white Pimelea, Pea Flowers, picnic lunch, Kondinin, Karlgarin, Wave Rock to Hyden for overnight.
Day Two – Lake King, Feather Flowers, Pop Flowers, Fire Bush, Hakeas, Grevillias, Samphire, Ravensthorpe Range, Fitzgerald River National Park, Hopetoun to Esperance for overnight.
Day Three – Esperance town, coastal and island views, Pink Lake, Coomabidgup, Munglinup, Ravensthorpe, old Phillips River Goldfields, flat topped Yate, Banksia, Salmon Gums, Tallerack, Chittick, Wattles, Jerramungup, Ongerup to Albany for overnight. Albany town tour
Day Four – Stirling Range National Park, Grass Trees, Pea Flowers, Lechenaultias, Smoke Bush, Bansia, Orchids, Cranbrook for lunch, Kojonup, Williams to Perth.

South West Trio – 4 days/3 nights

What a South West combination! The resort town of Busselton on beautiful Geographe Bay, with the winery town of Margaret River, and Bunbury, the cultural capital of the South West. You stay at quality motels.

Includes:-
First class Australind train travel to Bunbury return
5 star road coach travel from Bunbury to Busselton to Margaret River return
Private ensuite accommodation
Light/continental breakfast each day
Transfers to/from Busselton and Margaret River accommodation on arrival/departure days

Stately Homes and Historic Towns – York – Albany – Pemberton – 5 days/4 nights

Discover the picturesque hamlet of York with its magnificent heritage preserved in its opulent Victorian and Federation buildings.
And historic Albany on the shores of beautiful Princess Royal Harbour and the Southern Ocean. Then Pemberton, hidden amid
the majestic Karri forests and rolling hills, a town of continuous stunning images. Whilst in York, you stay at historic Laurelville
Manor built in 1896 and set on 3 acres overlooking York and the Avon Valley.

Includes:-
5 star road coach travel Perth to York, to Albany, to Pemberton and return
Private ensuite accommodation in Albany and Pemberton
Semi-ensuite accommodation at historic Laurelville Manor
Full english breakfast at Laurelville Manor
Light breakfast each day in Albany and Pemberton
Transfers to/from accommodation in York, Albany and Pemberton
Complimentary chocolates per room in Albany
10% off restaurant meals at Comfort Inn, Albany

Denmark Escape – 3days/2 nights

Travel south to the serene surroundings of Denmark nestled on the banks of the picturesque and tranquil Denmark River.
You stay at the Denmark Hotel and River Rooms Motel located in the town centre, opposite the river and easy walking
distance to shops, cafes and galleries.

Includes:-
First class Australind train travel and 5 star road coach travel to Denmark return
Private ensuite accommodation
Light breakfast each day
Optional 2 night Albany Add-On available

Hopetoun and Fitzgerald River National Park – 4 days/3 nights

Discover the wonedrful coastal scenry of the Southern Ocean, the history of Hopetoun together with the wilderness and wildflowers of the Fitzgerald River National Park. Enjoy the warm country hospitality of the Hopetoun Motel and your hosts Beth and Nick O’Brien on this truly different tour!

Includes luxury road coach travel to Ravensthorpe return, private ensuite accommodation, most meals, transfers to/from Ravensthorpe/Hopetoun on arrival/departure days, tours by Hopetoun Scenic tours, optional 3 day Esperance Add-On available.

Day One – Travel by road coach Perth via York, Hyden and Lake Grace to Ravensthorpe. You are transferred to Hopetoun. Dinner included.
Day Two – Magnificent coastal and range views, wind turbine, Dunn Cottage, Hopetoun past and present, Southern Ocean Discovery Centre, House of Straw. Morning and afternoon tea included. All meals today.
Day Three – Blue Mallee Wildflowers, Culham Inlet causeway, Fitzgerald River National Park, , East Mount Barren. Morning tea included. All meals today.
Day Four – Transfer from Hopetoun to Ravensthorpe then by road coach to Perth. Light breakfast included.

Southern Forests and Flowers – 4 days/3 nights

Fully escorted with Coach Captain, Tour Hostess and most importantly, a Botanical Guide.
Includes all meals plus morning or afternoon tea, luxury coach travel and private ensuite motel accommodation. Enjoy the spectacular wildflowers plus Bunbury, Busselton, Margaret River area, Augusta and Albany. Special attractions – the majestic Karri and Tingle Forests including the famous Gloucester Tree and the magnificent Valley of the Giants, and the ruggedly beautiful Stirling Range National Park. Receive free – a copy of the book ‘Wildflowers of South Western Australia’.

Day One – Ellis Brook, North Dandalup, Darling Range, colourful Pea plants, Banksia, Swan River Myrtle, Kangaroo Paws, Cats Paws, picnic lunch, Wellington Dam, Jarrah and Marri Forests, Bunbury, Ludlow Tuart Forest to Busselton for overnight.
Day Two – Dunsborough, Yallingup, Margaret River winery area, Boranup Karri Forest, Karridale, Augusta, picnic lunch, Alexandra Bridge, Nannup, white Clematis creeper, native Wisteria, red Coral Vine, Karri Hazel, Karri wattle, to Pemberton for overnight.
Day Three – Gloucester Tree, Karri Forests, native orchids, bush ferns, Kangaroo Paws, Bottlebrush, Dryandras, Cone Flowers, Warren National Park, Northcliffe, Valley of the Giants for picnic lunch, Walpole Inlet, Denmark to Albany for overnight.
Day Four – Stirling Range National Park, Grass Trees, Pea Flowers, Lechenaultias, Smoke Bush, Banksia and Orchid varieties, Cranbrook for lunch, Kojonup, Williams to Perth

Busselton on Geographe Bay – 5 days/4 nights 3 days/2 nights

Busselton is a popular resort town situated on the sweeping shors and white sandy beaches of beautiful Geopgraphe Bay.

Includes:-
First class Australind train travel to Bunbury on forward journey
5 star road coach travel from Bunbury to Busselton and return to Perth
Private ensuite accommodation
Light breakfast each day
Transfer to/from Busselton accommodation on arrival/departure days

South Coaster – Busselton, Augusta, Margaret River – 5 days/4 nights

Discover Augusta, on Cape Leeuwin where the Indian and Southern Oceans meet and the Blackwood River enters the sea.
Also the resort town of Busselton, on beautiful Geographe Bay, and Margaret River and its surrounding world renowned
wineries. The South Coaster takes you there with ample time to explore and relax.

Includes:-
First class Australind train travel to Bunbury
5 star road coach travel from Bunbury to Busselton, to Augusta, to Margaret River and return to Perth
Private ensuite accommodation
Continental breakfast each day
Winery Tour by Milesaway Tours
Complimentary transfer to/from Busselton and Margaret River accommodation only on arrival/departure days

Albany Interlude – 3 days/2 nights

Get away for a carefree holiday in the tranquil Great Southern and discover the scenic attractions and history of Albany.
This package is ideal for the whale watching or wildflower seasons, in fact, any time of the year!
You enjoy a comfortable stay in one of the finest motels in Albany, the Comfort Inn.

Includes:-
5 star roach coach travel to Albany return
Private ensuite accommodation
Light breakfast each day
Taxi transfers to/from Albany accommodation on arrival/departure days
Complimentary box of chocolates per room
10% off restaurant meals at Comfort Inn, Albany

Esperance Ezi_time – 5 days/4 nights

The Esperance region is blessed with snow white beaches and brilliant blue waters. Add to this the spectacular scenery of the nearby national parks, wild coastal vistas, towering granite peaks, superb bays and an abundance of wildflowers and wildlife, and Esperance makes an excellent destination for all seasons. The Esperance Ezi-Time is an accommodation package designed to give you maximum time to relax and soak up the tourist sights of Esperance. Discover it all at your own pace with three fine accommodation venues from which to choose.

Includes 5 star road coach travel to Esperance return, choice of three ensuite accommodation venues, light breakfast each day and complimentary transfers to/from your Esperance accommodation on your arrival/departure days.

D’Entrecasteaux Experience – 3 days/2 nights

Wilderness at its very best! Experience spectacular landlocked sand dunes, endless beaches, wild oceans, unique national parks and towering majestic Karri forests. Includes a unique nature based four wheel drive coach tour through the D’Entrecasteaux and Warren National Parks to Yeagarup Dunes, Warren Beach on the Great Southern Ocean and the giant old-growth Karri forests.

Includes:-
First class Australind train travel to Bunbury return
5 star road coach travel Bunbury to Pemberton return
Private ensuite accommodation
Light breakfast each day
Transfers to/from accommodation in Pemberton on arrival/departure days
Comfortable four wheel drive coach tour by Pemberton Discovery Tours
Plus bonus of complimentary dessert with any dinner at the Pemberton Hotel

The Clifton – Bunbury by the Sea – 2 days/1 night

Superbly located on a peninsular, Bunbury is the entertainment and cultural capital of the South West. Stroll to theatres and the cappuccino strip, wander the galleries and shopping malls, swim or wade with the boittlenose dolphins in Kombana Bay and enjoy the safe white sandy beaches. The Clifton offers outstanding accommodation with a renowned reputation for genuine country hospitality and award winiing style.

Includes:-
First class Australind train travel to Bunbury return
Choice of standard or deluxe private ensuite accommodation
Light breakfast

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