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AU/PER/GOURMET | 6 Night(s) Package

6 Nights Southwest Gourmet Route (Includes: Truffle Hunt Dog Tours 2018)


Be one of the select number of people each year to participate in the rare privilege of a truffle hunting experience. Walking through the mystique of the truffle trees our highly trained truffle dogs will guide you to discover and locate the rare and delicious black winter truffle (Tuber melanosporum). These exclusive Truffles Hunts are only held during the winter months on our Manjimup farm from early June – late August. These exclusive hunts are a must do for foodies or those who love farm-to-plate experiences. Numbers are strictly limited so book now to truly experience one of the world’s most exclusive food journeys.

Inclusion

~ 6 Days Hertz Car Rental with Max coverage (Zero Excess) - FCAR (Toyota Camry or similar) / FVAR (Kia Carnivale or similar for 4A) *Airport Pickup
~ 6 Nights Accommodation as below:-
* 2N All Suites Perth, Studio Room (1 Bedroom Standard Apartment for 2A1C,3A / 2 Bedroom Apartment for 4A,2A2C)
* 1N Quality Suites Banksia Gardens Albany, 1 Bedroom Suite (2 Bedroom Loft for 4A,2A2C)
* 1N Darby Park Serviced Residences Margaret River, 1 Bedroom Room (2 Bedroom Apartment for 4A,2A1C,2A2C)
* 1N RAC Karri Valley Resort, Lakeside Room (2 Bedroom Chalet for 3A,2A1C,2A2C,4A)
~ Half Day Southwest Truffle Dog Tour (Departs: Fri, SAT and SUN only)
** Tour includes: Truffle information session, Truffle Breakfast-Chef's special with coffee, tea or juice, Guided Truffle Hunt with highly trained Truffle Dogs & Private wine tasting of the award winning "Truffle Hill" Wines.
~ Option to extend stay.

Suggested Itinerary

DAY 1: PERTH

On arrival, pick up your Hertz Rental Car and proceed to the hotel for check in (Note: Parking fee is applicable, payable direct). Free at leisure to explore the city.
Rest early for long drive on the following day.

Overnight: All Suites Perth

DAY 2: PERTH - ALBANY (Approx 417 KM, 4.5 hours)

Start the day early, head straight to historic Albany for your first taste of the Great Southern Wine Region. There are a range of wine styles, most notably Shiraz and Riesling. Sample locally grown berries, cheeses, lamb, marron and oysters. Explore this historic town, take a walk on one of the many coastal tracks and make sure you sample the plentiful local produce.

Overnight: Quality Suites Banksia Gardens Albany

DAY 3: ALBANY - DENMARK - PEMBERTON (Approx 240 KM, 3 hours 16 mins)

Start early, drive along the coast to picturesque Denmark. As well as Riesling, Shiraz and Cabernets, you’ll find beautiful forests and beaches. Stop at one of the many wineries along the drive and savour Denmark’s culinary delights and award winning wines.

In the afternoon, continue to Pemberton, with its picturesque vineyards. Taste Bordeaux-style wines and locally farmed black truffle, trout and marron.
Overnight: RAC Karri Valley Resort

DAY 4: PEMBERTON - MARGARET RIVER (Approx 114KM / 1.5 hour)
NOTE: Truffle Hunt tour only departs on Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 02Jun - 26Aug'18 (Maximum 12 passenger per tour)

This morning, check out and proceed to the Truffle & Wine Co. by 8.50am to join the truffle dog tour! The Truffle & Wine Co. is one of the few truffières in the world that allows a very select number of people each year to participate in the rare privilege of a truffle hunting experience. Walking through the mystique of the truffle trees our highly trained truffle dogs will guide you to discover and locate the rare and delicious black winter truffle (Tuber melanosporum). These exclusive Truffles Hunts are only held during the winter months on the Manjimup farm from early June – late August. These exclusive hunts are a must do for foodies or those who love farm-to-plate experiences.

** DO NOTE that reservation is compulsory if you would like to lunch on-site (Highly recommended) *Lunch not included, payable direct.
** Due to biosecurity we require all people entering the truffière to clean their own footwear (foot bath is provided). Please wear appropriate footwear.
** As this is an outdoor tour, please dress according to the weather and make sure that appropriate wet weather gear and footwear is worn.
** Approx. 1km of walking is involved in the tour and some areas are not suitable for prams
** People with nut allergies need to be aware that the tour will pass by Hazelnut and oak trees*
** Parents must be responsible for children at all times
** Please only uncover truffles when you are invited to do so by our truffle tour guide. Charges may apply if truffles are removed from the ground without permission

In the late afternoon (Not later than 3PM), proceed to Margaret River. On arrival, check in and rest for the day.

Overnight: Darby Park Serviced Residences

DAY 5: MARGARET RIVER

Day at leisure to explore the fine wineries, beaches and the gourmet delights that the Margaret River region has to offer. Must see attractions of the region include: Busselton Jetty and Underwater Observatory, Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and the Ngilgi Cave.

Overnight: Darby Park Serviced Residences

DAY 6: MARGARET RIVER - PERTH (Approx 267KM, 3.5 hours)

Stop at Leeuwin Estate and the Margaret River Fudge Factory for a final taste of the Margaret River, before your return journey to Perth via the wineries of the Geographer Wine Region.
On arrival in Perth, check in and rest for the day.

Overnight: All Suites Perth

DAY 7: PERTH

After check out, proceed to the airport to return your car (Note: Rental base on 24 hours basis; Dropoff time will be the same as pickup time).

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
*** CAR RENTAL EXTENSION RATES IN SGD$ PER DAY ***
Valid for car pickup from AIRPORT with Zero Excess (Max Coverage)


Important Notes


~ Valid for travel to be completed by 26 Aug 18.
~ Tuffle Hunt Season is applicable from 03Jun - 26Aug only.
~ Code: FULL/CALYPSO
~ Airfare is NOT included in this package.
~ Do note that car parking facilities might be chargable in some hotels, these charges are NOT included in the package (Payable direct).
~ A valid driving license is required to drive in Australia, check for more details. Drivers must be above 21 years with 1 year driving experience else additional charge will applies.
~ Confirmation is subject to room and seats availability.
~ Strict cancellation policy apply once booking is confirmed.
~ Price for child is valid when sharing with 2 adults using existing bedding.
~ Payment may be made in Singapore Dollars by cash, NETS, cheques or Visa/Mastercard only.
~ Due to fluctuation on currency exchange, prices are subject to change without prior notice.


Surcharges (Airlines / Hotels)


Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package:
NOT applicable.

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Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package:
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Room Type 6 Nights Southwest Gourmet Route (Includes: Truffle Hunt Dog Tours 2018)
Adult (A) Child (C)
1A 2A 3A 4A 1A1C 2A1C 2A2C
2018-06-01 ~ 2018-08-22
As per inclusion 1890 1020 830 710 1285 395 315
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Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
*** CAR RENTAL EXTENSION RATES IN SGD$ PER DAY ***
Valid for car pickup from AIRPORT with Zero Excess (Max Coverage)