Tour Information

Phone 1300 233 556

royalgalatours@bigpond.com

The South West offers many unique experiences found absolutely nowhere else in the world. Join us, at Royal Gala Tours and live the magic that surrounds you… and be in awe of the history that precedes you.

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Royal Gala Tours, Western Australia, Day Tours of the South West and Extended Tours across the State – Call for a Brochure 1300 233 556 Bunbury Tours, Bunbury Day Tours, passengers pickups at; Bunbury Visitor Centre and various accommodations in and around Bunbury, All extended and day tours have pickup from Manjimup to Bunbury, Phone Royal Gala Tours for more Information

Use your Transwa Free Trip Voucher to travel to Bunbury to enjoy one of our Bunbury Day Tours Listed below, If you need assistance with your accommodation booking, please phone Royal Gala Tours 1300 233 556

BM02 Bunbury Margaret River Day Tour “Taste of Margaret River”
Every Tuesday and Saturday
Cost: $120

Departs Bunbury Visitor Centre at 8am includes Lunch

  • Travel to Busselton, view 1.8 km historical Jetty, All aboard the jetty train to view Underwater Observatory.
  • Our next stop is the Natural Olive Oil Soap Factory, Visit Silk Road see Silkworms
  • Lunch at the Margaret River Hotel, time to explore the shops, and on to Chocolate factory
  •  See magnificent coastline at Canal Rocks, View Yallingup before departing for Bunbury via Dunsborough

BA03 Bunbury Half Day Morning Tour
Every Wednesday Morning
Cost: $65
Combine this tour with the Bunbury Half Day Afternoon tour for a Cost of $120 Lunch not included

  • A visit Dolphin Discovery Centre, Australia’s most ecologically aware dolphin experience
  • Take in the local history at St Mark’s Picton Church, the second oldest church in WA
  • Dardanup Heritage Park has one of Australia’s finest collections of heritage Items

BP04 Bunbury Half Day Afternoon Tour
Every Wednesday
Cost $65

Combine this tour with the Bunbury Half Day Morning tour for a Cost of $120 Lunch not included

  • Journey to view historic Upton House, Australind Church, Featured Wood Gallery Museum
  • Experience by gone days at King Cottage built in 1880, a glimpse of fashion and furniture
  • View over 60 varieties of Australian native birds, marsupials at the Big Swamp Wildlife Park

BC05 Bunbury Day Tour “A Little Bit of Country”
Every Thursday
Cost: $120

  • Join us as we enjoy the view BEYOND Bunbury, includes Morn/Afternoon Tea & Lunch
  • Enjoy the view and discover the beauty of the Wellington National Park and Weir
  • Relive the history with the Men of the Coal Mines in Collie
  • Travel east to the delightful Boyup Brook, where there is something for everyone.
  • Inspirational & art sculptures, big blokes’ sheds-beetles & bugs…
  • Returning home via the scenic Preston Valley….
  • Bunbury Day Tour – Departs Bunbury Visitors Centre at 8am

BG06 Bunbury Scenic Day Tour “Bunbury Hinterland”
Every Friday
Cost $120

Join us as we visit the Greenbushes Discovery Centre with its new Interactive Displays

  • Travel the Golden Mile straight to the core of the Apple Industry
  • Top the summit of the Darling Scarp and view the open pit mine
  • Forest and Timber Mine Interactive Display – Greenbushes Discovery Centre
  • Experience the MAGIC of Bridgetown and Balingup, enjoy unique specialty shops & galleries
  • Discover the hidden delights of Brookhampton
  • Surprise the whimsical inhabitants of the Ferguson Valley
  • Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided
  • Bunbury Day Tour – Departs Bunbury Visitors Centre at 8am

 

 

 

JANUARY 2020

 

Casino or  IKEA  Tour

Monday 13th January 2020
Cost: $45 per person

Includes: Transport from Manjimup – Bridgetown – Balingup – Donnybrook – Boyanup – Bunbury -Eaton

Enjoy a day at the Casino, including a $10 fun pack and lunch voucher and let your furnishing and designing imagination run wild at IKEA, or meet up with friends.

 

Walpole Inlet and Tall Timber

Friday 17th January 2020
Cost Adults $130, Seniors $125

Includes: Cruise, entries, morning & afternoon tea, BYO lunch. 

Delight in the magnificent Karri Forests to Walpole. All aboard for an informative eco cruise on the Walpole Inlet. Fascinated by history and genealogy, Gary has created a life based on his understanding of the past, present and future of this region and his role in the protection of this wilderness is inspired by his connection to people who have come before. View the Southern Ocean and enjoy a delicious morning tea before venturing into the main street of Walpole for lunch. The Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk is an internationally recognised nature-based tourism attraction, giving you a bird’s eye view of some of the biggest timber giants on Earth – Western Australia’s majestic Tingle Trees. Climbing 40 metres, into the forest canopy and meandering through the treetops for 600 metres, the walk trail is the first of its kind, designed to maximise views and minimise impact on the environment. Join us on this peaceful and exhilarating experience. Relax with afternoon tea at Fernhook Falls. 

 

FEBRUARY 2020

 

Casino,  IKEA or Optus Stadium Tour

Monday 10th February 2020
Cost: $45 per person
(Please note)
Optus Stadium Tour Cost: $65 For Seniors Adults $70

Includes: Transport from Manjimup – Bridgetown – Balingup – Donnybrook – Boyanup – Bunbury -Eaton

Enjoy a day at the Casino, including a $10 fun pack and lunch voucher and let your furnishing and designing imagination run wild at IKEA, or meet up with friends.

1.5 Hour Tour of Optus Stadium – Optus Stadium Tour includes Lunch.

Clock & Nannup For A Day

Sunday 16th February 2020
Cost Adults $100 Seniors $95
Includes: Lunch, entries, morning & afternoon tea.

The aim was never to build the world’s biggest wooden clock, but rather create something magnificent out of timber. Visit what is believed to be the world’s largest wooden pendulum clock housed near Nannup. At the honey factory taste a range of raw and creamed honey products and wax accessories. Lavender is recognised for its healing benefits and is grown organically at the Nannup Lavender Farm. Sample other delights in Nannup such as the Cambray Sheep Cheese and Cellar Door Wines. 

 

MARCH 2020

 

Wagin Woolorama

Friday 6th March 2020
Cost Adults $55 Seniors $50
Includes: Transport Only

Over 350 commercial exhibitors; over 1000 sheep, cattle, horses and chooks, working sheep dogs, hourly fashion parades, art, photography and craft. Delight in the side shows, free entertainment, lifestyle displays, wool handling and shearing competitions. All this activity will make this an exciting day.

Casino,  IKEA or Optus Stadium Tour

Monday 9th March 2020
Cost: $45 per person
(Please note)
Optus Stadium Tour Cost: $65 For Seniors Adults $70

Includes: Transport from Manjimup – Bridgetown – Balingup – Donnybrook – Boyanup – Bunbury -Eaton

Enjoy a day at the Casino, including a $10 fun pack and lunch voucher and let your furnishing and designing imagination run wild at IKEA, or meet up with friends.

1.5 Hour Tour of Optus Stadium – Optus Stadium Tour includes Lunch.

War Horse

Wednesday 25th March 2020
Cost: Adults $120 Seniors $110

Show starts at 1pm

Includes: Transport, entry to Show

 Transport from Manjimup – Bridgetown – Balingup – Donnybrook – Boyanup – Bunbury -Eaton

Please bring or buy your lunch, Show runs for 2hrs 35mins

Mystery Tour

Friday 27th March 2020
Cost: Adults $105 Seniors $100

Includes: Transport, Morning & afternoon tea and lunch

Way down upon the Swanee River far far away!

 

April 2020

 

War Horse

Wednesday 8th April 2020
Cost: Adults $120 Seniors $110

Show starts at 1pm

Includes: Transport, entry to Show

 Transport from Manjimup – Bridgetown – Balingup – Donnybrook – Boyanup – Bunbury -Eaton

Please bring or buy your lunch, Show runs for 2hrs 35mins

 

EXTENDED TOURS

2020

Wave Rock Hyden

Friday 3rd April – Saturday 4th April 2020

2 Day Tour

Cost $450, Twin Share Single Supplement $75

Includes: Accommodation, morning & afternoon tea, lunch & entries

Day 1 Home – Wave Rock (L/D)

Climb the Darling Scarp to Collie, the Power Centre of the South West; discover the beauty of the Collie Church and the Phillip Goatcher Mural. Indulge in tea and scones at the Old Collie Railway Station and take advantage of a photo opportunity when we stop at the Giant Ram standing sentinel to Wagin. After lunch at the Historical Wagin Village we make our way to Dumbleyung, to see Donald Campbell’s Replica of “Bluebird” that set a water speed record in 1964. Photograph a quirky bunch of characters as you travel the ‘Tin Horse Highway’ to Hyden. Overnight: Hyden Motel

Day 2 Wave Rock – Home (B/L/D)

Explore the dreamtime legends surrounding Mulka’s Cave, The Humps and Gnamma Holes. Take a guided tour of Wave Rock, and Hippo’s Yawn, said to be far older than the ranges of the Himalayas or the Andes. “The Lace Place” is home to a beautiful wedding dress collection with hand and machine made lace dating back to the 1600’s. Wander through the Wildflower Shoppe and Wildlife Park. Enjoy lunch before heading west to Albert Facey Homestead in Wickepin. Enjoy A/Tea in Narrogin and travel home via Williams & Collie

Great Ocean Discovery

Saturday 25th April – Wednesday 29th April 2020

5 Day Tour

Cost Adults $1500, Seniors $1450, Single Supplement $270

Includes: Accommodation, morning & afternoon tea, dinner, breakfast, entry fees, BYO 1 lunch

Day 1 Kojonup – Esperance (L/D)

Sit back and relax while travelling through the Blackwood River Balley to the Place of Big Stones and into the rural heartland of the Great Southern, Kojonup. Steeped in rural history it offers a unique glimpse into an era when the whole country literally rose on the ‘sheep’s back’ for survival. Our journey will take us directly through Ongerup. Once known to the Noongar people as ‘the place if the male kangaroo’, it is now the home to the Yongergnow Australian Malleefowl Centre and Preservation Group whose Primary objective is to save this endangered species. Take the opportunity to view the malleefowl in their natural environment. After replenishing our reserves at the Yongergnow Cafe, we gather our strength for the final push through to the Bay of Isles. Through the Jerramungup Gateway lies one of the last great wilderness areas of the Great South. The Fitzgerald National Park in the only WA National Park to be gazetted as a World Biosphere Reserve. Enjoy afternoon tea in mineral rich Ravensthorpe before departing to the white sany, pristine beaches of the Recherche` Archipelago of Espereance! Overnight: Esperance Comfort Inn.

Day 2 Cape Le Grand National Park (B/D)

Cape Le Grand National Park will impress you with its wild coastal scenery, rugged granite peaks and sweeping heathlands. The massive granite and gneiss outcrops form an impressive chain of peaks that includes Mount Le Grand (345m) and Frenchman Peak (262m). Appreciate pristine beaches around Lucky Bay and Thistle Cove and return via Bandy Creek Boat Harbour. After your BYO lunch, we visit Mermaid Leather (a fish skin leather tannery). Immerse yourself in the history of the area at the Railway Museum. Enjoy a spa or swim at the motel before dinner. Overnight: Esperance Comfort Inn.

Day 3 Woody Island – Esperance (B/L/D)

Recherche` Archipelago is made up of more than 110 coastal islands. Today we embark on the Bay of Isles Cruise to Woody Island to see seals, dolphins and seabirds and take a guided bush walk. After your BYO lunch stroll through the Esperance Historical Museum Village. Other attractions include Dempster Homestead (1897) and Tommy Windich’s grave (companion to the explorer John Forrest). Unearth some of the local treasures at the Old Cannery Craft Shop and Art Gallery then take a journey along the Great Ocean Drive to explore Monjingup Lake Reserve where some of the Zamia palms are believed to be more than 1000 years old. Overnight: Esperance Comfort Inn.

Day 4 Fitzgerald National Park – Albany (B/L/D)

Depart Esperance — today we ‘amble to Albany’ with our first stop at Ravensthorpe. The Ravensthorpe Shire includes the Fitzgerald River National Park. This biodiverse region is reputed to have more plants for its size than anywhere else in the world! From here we travel through the Stirling Ranges via Bluff Knoll. The view of this 65 km stretch of mountain range is impressive—but the sheer number and beauty of the wildflowers is staggering as the Stirling Ranges National Park is one of the world’s most important areas for flora! As a special treat to the passengers we will also be conducting a ‘night tour’ of Albany. Marvel at the stunning views of the city at night from Mount Clarence (optional). Overnight: Dog Rock Motel, Albany

Day 5 Albany – Home (B/L/D)

Many Ship wrecks exist within King George Sound, the most recent and best known is the 133 metre guided missile destroyer, HMAS Perth which was sunk to create an artificial reef and diver’s paradise. Mount Clarence and the beautiful hillsides of Albany was the last glimpse of Australia for man of the Australian soldiers aboard the troopships in 1915. Today we visit the war memorial and Military Fort. Discover the serenity of Mt. Romance and the Sandalwood Factory before enjoying the brooding beauty of the Porongurup. We have a special treat planned for our “last” meal together with a visit to the Old Police Barracks in Mt Barker. You will be treated to the stunning views that Lake Muir has to offer. At this point, it is time to farewell your fellow adventurers and may we all meet again soon!!

Ballooning, York, Toodyay

Thursday 21st May – Friday 22nd May 2020

2 Day Tour

Cost Adults $520, Seniors $500, Single Supplement $80

Optional; Ballooning Flight $300

Includes: Accommodation, morning & afternoon tea, dinner, breakfast, entry fees, BYO 1 lunch

Day 1 Home – Northam (L/D)

Depart from the South West to Mundaring Weir to discover where the Golden Pipeline to Kalgoorlie all began. Travel through the picturesque Avon Valley to the quaint town of York, the oldest inland town in Western Australia. Established in December 1979, the York Motor Museum is now recognised as one of the finest private collections of veteran, vintage, classic and racing cars in Australia. The York Mill has its own remarkable history, from its inception as a flour mill established in 1892, to its present day life as a centre for fine Western Australian arts and crafts. Visit Holy Trinity Church, completed in 1854 and consecrated in 1858. The interior is richly adorned with glass designed by WA artist Robert Juniper. The original high altar and Walsingham Shrine feature Juniper’s paintings. The church also contains a rare Albert Piesse pipe organ with eight bells. Overnight at Northam Motel.

Day 2 Northam – Home (B)

Rise and shine for all those Balloonists brave enough to head up into the clouds. On landing, you will enjoy a champagne breakfast and be awarded with your Balloonatics Certificate. For those not ballooning, sleep in before taking in the delights of Northam. On our way home visit several boutique industries along the way. If you are looking for that special piece for your garden, look no further than at the Toodyay Emporium. Old world water pumps, garden benches, large outdoor bells, urns, door mats, wall decals, bird baths or a water feature will add that special touch to your garden or home. Free time in historic Toodyay steeped in Moondyne Joe history. Make sure you visit one of the largest Christmas shops in the main street. BYO lunch before departing homeward bound.

 

Please contact Royal Gala Tours for more details

PHONE 1300 233 556

Email

royalgalatours@bigpond.com

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