This past September, Western Australia signed a $7.65 million deal with Qantas in order to market and promote Western Australia as a destination. Australia's flag-carrier has just come out with new land packages and special airfares from three different companies.
1.) Down Under Answers: Perth Escape Package
Four Days, Three Nights
Cruise the Swan River past parks and skyscrapers to 40 vineyards in the Swan Valley or the Perth Zoo. Visit Rottnest Island, where you can explore history, bike ride to secret beaches and kayak to secluded bays. Unwind in the carnival atmosphere of historic Fremantle. Discover the lookouts, landscaped gardens and Aboriginal heritage of huge Kings Park. Swim, surf, fish, windsurf and sail on such beaches as Cottlesloe or Scarborough.
2.) Artisan Traveler: The Complete Taste of Perth and Margaret River Package
This tour lets guests ride a jet boat through the river, learn about Aboriginal culture, feed kangaroos and photograph koalas up close. Artisan's land-only itineraries for Western Australia can be customized to accommodate any interest.
3.) Qantas Vacations: Uncovering the Extraordinary Package
This tour lets visitors swim with dolphins, hike through ancient gorges, ride camels at sunset a or dine al fresco.