OzCHI’19 collaborates with WA NT Tours PTY LTD to organise tours through WA exclusively for conference participants. As a minimum attendee numbers are required. Please ignore the prices on the websites below, as OzCHI’19 negotiated a special price for attendees. More information will be published at a later stage. We plan to offer:

02 / 03 DEC 19 from 12-16:00h

(one tour, dependent on availability of attendees either on the 2nd or 3rd December)

See the most exciting parts of Perth, Fremantle, and Swan River… Most importantly, it includes a visit to Cottesloe Beach.

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After pick up from your hotel, you will firstly discover the historical harbour town Fremantle with its old colonial buildings. Freo how it is called by the locals, is known for its harmonious combination of culture, maritime history and entertainment.

Via Cottesloe Beach, our tour will continue through some of the best residential areas of Perth along the Swan River. Perth is called the sunniest city „Down Under“. Although it is one of the most isolated cities in the world, Perth offers many spectacular attractions. A tour into downtown Perth shows you the shopping and business areas. Along St. George‘s Terrace, the City’s financial centre, you can find a contrast of old and new architecture. We continue our tour to Kings Park and take in a magnificent view of the city, Swan River and the Darling Ranges. There is also time for a pleasant stroll through this beautiful native park. Return transfer back to your hotel in Fremantle where the tour concludes.

04 DEC ’19 from 10-17:30h

SWAN RIVER TOUR: beer tasting, wine tasting and lunch

Perth’s local Swan Valley is a delightful short day out from the city. The Swan Valley is Perth’s oldest local agriculture region and Western Australia’s oldest wine region.

However, our first stop is Ironbark Brewery. The ideal destination for beer and cider lovers, there is something for everyone. This relaxed microbrewery and beer garden invites you for a tasty beer tasting. Lunch and wine tasting at Sandalford Estate where you will be treated to a delicious, filling two course lunch. Enjoy dessert on the return Swan River Cruise to Perth. Relax and enjoy beautiful picturesque landscape as you cruise leisurely downstream towards the big City with live entertainment from the crew. Return transfer back to your hotel in Fremantle where the tour concludes.

06 DEC ’19 from 07:30-17:30h

PINNACLES TOUR: Full day Pinnacles tour, which includes a visit of the Yanchep National Park, the Pinnacles, Lunch, Wine Tasting, and much more…

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After stopping at Yanchep National Park to view koalas and wild kangaroos, we travel north along the coast towards Nambung National Park. The Pinnacles are among the most visited natural wonders of the state. Thousands of limestone pillars rise out of a stark landscape of yellow sand. There is ample time to explore the area and to take some colourful photos from these amazing formations. These impressions of lights and colours will stay with you for many years to come.

In the fishing town of Cervantes,  enjoy our included fish and chips lunch, or why not upgrade to half a grilled lobster (at extra cost). Another highlight of the tour awaits you on our way back. We will stop at the vast sand dunes of Lancelin. The thrilling experience of downhill sand boarding over these constantly moving dunes is at extra cost. Arriving back at your accommodation in Fremantle at approximately 5.30pm.