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South West Coast Explorer

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 Trip Length
7 Days
 Trip Starts
Perth
 Trip Finishes
Perth
7 Day South West Coast Explorer Itinerary (APT)
Countries Explored: Australia
Trip Operator:
Budget
Premium
Ship Type
Expedition Cruise Ship
Trip Style
Small Ship Cruise
Trip Code
XPCSWP7

Overview

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 7 Day South West Coast Explorer. Cruise Western Australia on the small ship MS Caledonian Sky. Visit Margaret River, Fitzgerald National Park, the Cape to Cape Track and Yallingup.

Itinerary

You'll be met on arrival in Perth and transferred to your ship, the MS Caledonian Sky. Meet your captain and crew at tonight's welcome reception and dinner. Stay Six Nights: MS Caledonian Sky (D)

Spend the morning on your chosen Freedom of Choice activity. Later, enjoy free time to explore Busselton. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Perhaps hike along a section of the renowned Cape to Cape Track from Cape Naturaliste to Sugar Loaf Rock. Alternatively, set out on a Historic Busselton tour: Walk along the longest timber jetty in the Southern Hemisphere; admire St Mary's Anglican Church, built in 1844 of limestone and jarrah or spend time at the Busselton Museum.

Visit Lake Cave and Mammoth Cave, where you'll see spectacular stalactite, stalagmite and shawl formations as well as an impressive collection of dinosaur fossils. Travel into the Margaret River region for a Signature Experience. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • A culinary adventure begins with a tour and tasting at the Margaret River Chocolate Company, followed by visits to Ashbrook Estate and Juniper Estate Winery. At Bettenay's Margaret River, you'll sample fine local wines and freshly made nougat.

Bremer Bay is a peaceful fishing town, known for its white sand beaches and turquoise waters. Spend your morning swimming or snorkelling before setting sail for Point Ann, located within Fitzgerald River National Park. Covering over 329,000 hectares, Fitzgerald River National Park is one of the largest national parks in Australia. Here, you may wish to join your expedition team on the Point Ann Heritage Trail, a short walk which follows part of the original rabbit-proof fence. (B/L/D)

Enjoy a relaxing morning sailing before arriving in Albany. Here, you'll have a choice of sightseeing options. (B/L/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • View Torndirrup National Park's geological formations, including the Natural Bridge and The Gap. At the Blowholes, listen for the booming sounds as water is forced up into a crack in the granite cliffs, then visit the Historic Whaling Station. Alternatively, explore the National ANZAC Centre and the Brig Amity museum.

Enjoy a day to relax and unwind on board your ship. (B/L/D)

Disembark your ship for the final time at Fremantle. (B)

Trip Inclusions

  • Visit Lake Cave and Mammoth Cave to see spectacular formations and dinosaur fossils
  • Sample some of the finest produce from the Margaret River region, from local chocolates to fine wines
  • Explore Fitzgerald River National Park
  • Hike a section of the Cape to Cape Track or get out on a Historic Busselton tour

  • Experiences in 5 destinations
  • Services of an APT Expedition Leader and Team
  • Included return airport transfers, porterage and cruise gratuities

  • Locally inspired dining - a total of 17 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages

  • Six nights aboard the MS Caledonian Sky with excursion on Zodiac vessels

  • Cruising itinerary is subject to change due to tidal conditions and may be modified on board your ship
  • High Zodiac Activity – This expedition cruise uses Zodiacs for most excursions
  • Travel insurance is mandatory on all cruises
  • Prices are for cruise/land only, flights not included
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Deck Plans

Ship Profile
 
Standard Suite Forward
 
Standard Suite
Castle Deck (Level 1)
 
Superior Suite
Caledonian Deck (Level 2)
 
Premium Suite
 
Premium Balcony Suite
 
Owners Corner Balcony Suite
Promenade Deck (Level 3)
 
Deluxe Balcony Suite
Bridge Deck (Level 4)
Panorama Deck (Level 5)

Cabins

  • Standard Suite, 244 sq. ft/ 22.7 sq. m
  • Portholes
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Spacious wardrobes, dressing table with large mirror and stool
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Superior Suite, 232 sq. ft/ 21.6 sq. m
  • Large window
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Spacious wardrobes, dressing table with large mirror and stool
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Premium Suite, 217 sq. ft/ 20.2 sq. m
  • Large window
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Spacious wardrobe, dsressing table with large mirror and stool or desk
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Deluxe Balcony Suite, 260 sq. ft/ 24.2 sq. m (including balcony)
  • Private Balcony 4.2 sqm
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Walk-in wardrobe, dressing table with large mirror
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Premium Balcony Suite, 278 sq. ft/ 25.8 sq. m (including balcony)
  • Private Balcony 5.6 sqm
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Walk-in wardrobe, dressing table with large mirror
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Owner's Corner Suite, 304 sq. ft/ 28.2 sq. m (including balcony)
  • Private Balcony 11.6 sqm & two forward facing portholes
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Walk-in wardrobe, dressing table with large mirror
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Bottled water replenished daily

Availability

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Cabin Upgrades Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person

Base Cabin  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Standard Suite $ 200
Superior Suite $ 950
Premium Suite $ 1,350
Deluxe Balcony Suite $ 2,350
Premium Balcony Suite $ 2,600
Owners Corner Suite $ 2,950
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Tour & cruises prices are per person. Prices shown have savings applied, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices and trip information are correct at the time at this point in time, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking and are subject to change by APT.

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