smarTravel START (for self-drivers)
Professional information and helpful advice for the self-drivers!
Day 1 Pick-up from Airport with City Tour Perth
You will be picked up from the domestic or international airport. This is immediately followed by a City tour Perth. We begin our tour at Kings Park to take in a magnificent view of the City and Swan River. There is also time for a pleasant stroll through this beautiful native park. A tour into downtown Perth shows you the shopping and business areas, as well as St. George‘s Terrace the financial centre, where you can find a contrast of old and new architecture. Our drive will continue through some of the best residential areas of Perth along the Swan River to the Indian Ocean. From here we take a leisurely drive back to your booked accommodation in Perth or Fremantle. We have pleasure to provide you with an Information Package which includes maps, statistics of Perth and Fremantle, opening hours, restaurant recommendations, shopping options and much more.
Accommodation: Hotel in Perth or Fremantle
Day 2 Vehicle collection / 4WD Instructions (5-6 hrs)
Pick up from your hotel in Perth or Fremantle and transfer to your car rental company. Our experienced, Australian based guide will support you with the collection of your 4WD vehicle (This procedure of our driver’s assistance needs to be mentioned by you upon booking):
- Rental contract – is an additional insurance necessary (reduce excess)?
- Full understanding of contract (Australian jurisdiction)?
- Condition of vehicle (if damaged must report)
- Daily vehicle check-ups; motor, tyres, etc.
- Check if correct camping equipment supplied and in good working condition (especially roof-top tent)
- Have you pre-ordered any additional equipment like GPS, satellite phone?
- Full understanding of 3-way refrigerator. How to check and refill gas bottles
- Condition of spare tyre, lifting jack and tools
Thereafter we drive through the hills area of Perth to a suitable ‘track’ to practise for your self-driving 4WD experience. Here you are getting tips and recommendations:
- Vehicle behaviour specific to off-road conditions – corrugation
- Explanation and usage of 4WD gearbox
- Transfer from airport to hotel only between 6 and 23 hours with City Tour Perth (max. 4 hours)
- German speaking Guide
- Personal Information package
- Transfer from Hotel to car rental company
- Assistance with vehicle collection (4WD) as aforementioned described
- Practical tips from 4WD expert on correct vehicle usage
|Dates:||Daily, except 03. – 06.04.2015 / 24. – 26.12.2015 / 01.01.2016 / 25. – 28.03.2016|
|Remark:||Day 2 can be booked by itself; Day 1 can only be booked together with Day 2|
|Module Day 2
||per vehicle 375.00|
|Module Day 1 & Day 2
||per vehicle 575.00|