Day 1 – Friday
Mt Frankland Summit & Caldyanup Trail
We’ll depart Perth at 8am with our eyes set on Mt Frankland, stopping in Manjimup for a bite to eat along the way. We’ll stretch our legs with a hike up to Mt Frankland Summit and the Caldyanup Trail, before we head to our cottages at the William Bay Cottages near Denmark. Dinner tonight will be at Pepper & Salt in Denmark, so prepare for your tastebuds to be delighted!
Day 2 – Saturday
WOW Cruise, John Rate Lookout, Deep River & Tingle Tree to Coalmine Beach
Fuel up with a cooked breakfast made from ingredients in our breakfast basket before we hit the water with Gary Muir for a WOW Wilderness Boat Cruise of Nornalup Inlet, taking in the views and exploring coves, spotting stingrays and entertaining pelicans.
After the cruise, you will enjoy a packed lunch with a view at John Rate Lookout before heading tackle a small but mighty hike up Mt Clare and the Deep River Suspension Bridge. From here, we’ll visit the Tingle Tree where you will hike 7km along the iconic Bibbulmun Track to Coalmine Beach, enjoying afternoon tea at a Hilltop Lookout along the way.
From here, we head back into Nornalup, where we will enjoy dinner at Nornabar
Day 3 – Sunday
Valley of the Giants, Treetop Walk & Ancient Empire Walk & Conspicuous Cliffs
After another delicious breakfast, we’ll completely immerse ourselves in the Valley of the Giants Treetop. Walk & Ancient Empire Walk, with trees 75 metres high and over 400 years old waiting to welcome us along a sealed walkway. After meandering 40m above the ground through the Tree Top Walk, we will hike 17kms to Conspicuous Cliffs, enjoying a packed lunch on the trail. Finishing with bubbles on the deck at the end of a beautiful section of the Bibbulmun Track.
Dinner tonight will be served at our accommodation at William Bay Cottages in Denmark.
Day 4 – Monday
Mt Hallowell, Monkey Rock, Greens Pool & Elephant Rock
After enjoying another gourmet breakfast in your cottage, you will head to Denmark to hike 13kms on the Bibbulmun Track, from Mt Hallowell & Monkey Rock, enjoying a packed lunch on the summit then continuing to the stunning Greens Pool & Elephant Rock.
Following this, we head over to Bartholomews Meadery, where we will enjoy a mead tasting and admire the glass bee hive on display.
Dinner will be at the iconic Denmark Tavern.
Day 5 – Tuesday
Mt Lindesay, The Lake House, Ducketts Mill
Breakfast done the best way, before we hit the road and drive to Mt Lindesay to hike 10km to the summit, with views of the Stirling Range and Porongurups. You will enjoy morning tea whilst admiring the summit views. This hike is steep, but not technical, so achievable for most with a reasonable level of fitness.
From the dizzying heights, we will then head to The Lake House to enjoy a gourmet grazing board of local delights for lunch.
Continuing with the gourmet theme, you will then be taken to indulge in cheese, coffee and wine tastings at Duckett’s Mill.
Dinner will be a BBQ with salads and desserts enjoyed at William Bay Cottages.
Day 6 – Wednesday
After another delicious breakfast, we’ll check out of our accommodation and you will be driven back to Perth in the comfort of our Coach, with a stop along the way at Williams Woolshed for Lunch.
Arriving back at approx 3:00pm to OTBT HQ, you will be feeling refreshed, invigorated and completely relaxed after spending 6 days exploring WA’s Amazing South Coast Region, Off The Beaten Track style!