Chart-A-Bus

Providing bus hire and coach tours
for the Rockingham and Mandurah community.

Are you organising an excursion?

Chart-A-Bus can take you to the casino ...... a race meeting
........... or a wedding reception.

With our variety of coaches or buses
we can accommodate large or small group outings.

 

Please look through the following suggested tours and give us a call for more information. These are suggestions only and changes can be made to meet your group’s individual requirements.

We are continually updating our venues, so feedback and ideas are welcomed.

Tour 1  Marapana Wildlife Park & Jolly Frog Lunch
Travel to Marapana Wildlife Park to enjoy an up & close experience with some soft & cuddly Koalas, hand feed the kangaroos, Alpacas & Deer. See the Dingoes, Wombats & Fresh Water Crocodiles. We will then enjoy a morning tea of Fresh scones with jam & cream. We will then travel down to the Jolly Frog Restaurant in Dawesville for a two course lunch. We will then have a relaxing drive along the coast home.

 

Tour 2 Wineries, Golden Ponds lunch & Macadamia Farm
Morning tea will be held at one of the wineries that we visit. The Peel area Wines are award winners and are sure to be enjoyed. We will then travel to Golden Ponds Restaurant for a 2 course Fish, Chips & Salad lunch. The restaurant over looks the lakes and after lunch you can walk through the nursery. On the way home we will stop in at the Macadamia Nut Farm for those who wish to get a few treats.

 

Tour 3 New Norcia Tour
Take one of our Luxury Coaches North of Perth to one of Australia’s most important Heritage sites. Morning tea will be provided along the way. In New Norcia we will get a “behind closed doors” tour of the Monks own Chapel. Lunch will be a fantastic Mediterranean –inspired meal at the New Norcia Hotel.

 

Tour 4 Forest Heritage Centre- Dwellingup
We will stop for morning tea on our way to The Forest Heritage Centre that is found in the heart of the Dwellingup Forest. Enjoy the fine wood gallery and the tree top walk, for a bird’s eye view of the Jarrah Forrest. Lunch is then a 2 course meal at the Dwellingup Café.

 

Tour 5 Marapana Wildlife Park & Golden Pond Lunch
Enjoy morning tea at Marapana Wildlife Park, your choice of cake or scones with jam & cream. Enjoy getting to know the cute & cuddly Koalas, meet the Snakes, Dingoes & Wombats. Hand feed the many other animals around the park. We will then travel to the Golden Ponds Restaurant for a 2 course lunch over looking the ornamental lakes. Then wander through the gardens after lunch.

 

Tour 6 Abingdon Miniature Village
We will stop along the Mandurah Foreshore for morning tea, before we head to the Abingdon Miniature Village. All are sure to enjoy the gardens. Lunch will be held in the Heritage Tea Rooms. Choose from Authentic Cornish Pastie, Steak & Stout Pie or freshly made Quiche. After lunch there will be more time to wander through the Miniature Village or the gardens, before heading home in our Luxury Coach.

 

Tour 7 Tour Perth Mint & Sizzlers Lunch
Enjoy morning tea at the very scenic Kings Park. We will then head to the Perth Mint for a “Gold Pouring” demonstration, with time to wander around the Mint.
We will then head off to Sizzlers for an enjoyable and relaxing lunch.

 

Tour 8 El Caballo Resort
Travel in our Luxury Coach to the Burswood Parklands for morning tea, before we head east for 2 course lunch at El Caballo Resort. You will then be entertained by the amazing Dancing Stallions. The interaction between horse and rider is fascinating.

 

Tour 9 ABC Studio & Sizzlers Riverton Lunch
Morning tea will be along the Swan River as we weave our way to the ABC Studios in Perth, for an inside look at the world of Broadcasting. We will head to the Riverton Sizzlers for lunch, before making our way back home.

 

Tour 10 Wineries & Marapana Lunch
Get picked up by one of our Luxury Coaches and visit some of the wonderful local wineries with a morning tea stop along the way. We will then travel to Marapana Wildlife Park to visit with the cute & cuddly Koalas. After a lunch of Fish & Chips and salad, you can go and hand feed the many friendly Kangaroos, Alpacas & Deer.
Be sure to visit with the Wombats, Dingoes & Fresh Water Crocs. We will then have a relaxing trip home.

 

Tour 11 Tulips at Araluen
Late August through to September/October is the perfect time to visit Araluen to enjoy the wonderful display of Tulips. We will stop for morning tea along the way to Araluen. Cost of entry included with price. Enjoy a lunch of battered fish & chips.

 

Tour 12 Bunbury Dolphins
Enjoy the Scenic Drive down to Bunbury, stopping at Lake Clifton Winery for morning tea. The Dolphins at the Bunbury Dolphin Discovery Centre are sure to bring pleasure to all who visit. Lunch can be arranged at a selection of places around Bunbury.

 

Tour 13 Cruise Mandurah Dolphins & Marapana Lunch
Morning tea will be had in Mandurah before we board the boat for a one hour Dolphin and Canal Cruise. The houses in the Canals are sure to amaze and who knows one of the very friendly Dolphins may pop in for a visit. We will then get back onto the Luxury Coach and travel to Marapana for a Lunch or either Fish & Chips or Vegetarian Quiche. You will then have time to visit all of the friendly animals around the park and get to take part in the Koala Chat & Pat.

 

Tour 14 Stringybark Winery
Enjoy the relaxing journey to the Chittering Valley, stopping for morning tea along the way. When we get to the fantastic Stringybark Winery we will enjoy a Tender Roast Lamb meal, in the rustic restaurant, next to the cosy wood fire. Spring is a beautiful time when all the wild flowers are in bloom.

 

Tour 15 Millbrook Winery & Lunch Serpentine Dam
We will travel to Jarrahdale stopping for morning tea along the way. When in Jarrahdale we will visit the scenic Millbrook winery with its spectacular architecture and views. We will then head to the Serpentine Dam for lunch at the Tea Rooms.

 

Tour 16 Armadale Reptile Park & Café on the Dam
Stop for morning tea at the Armadale Village with time to look around at the craft stops. We will then head to the Armadale Reptile park in time for the Boa demonstration at 11:30am. We will then go to the Scenic Serpentine Café on the Dam for lunch.

 

Tour 17 National Archives & Runway Café lunch
Travel to the National Archives Australia for an informative tour and morning tea. Then enjoy watching the light planes take off from Jandakot airport as we enjoy lunch at the Runway Café. We will have time to then visit the Dutch Windmill for a look around before heading home.

 

Tour 18 Christmas in July at Serpentine Dam
Stop for morning tea at the Armadale Village, with time to look around the craft shops. We will then head to the Café’ on the Dam in Serpentine for a festive Christmas in July feast, with all the traditional trimmings. The Café will be decorated and have Christmas Carols. Come share in the spirit.

 

Tour 19 Christmas Canal lights tour
Enjoy a cruise on the Canals in Mandurah to view all the beautiful lights on the amazing houses around the Canals. Before boarding the boat we will have a wine & cheese platter at Mandurah Foreshore. Be sure to wear you Santa hats and get into the Spirit of the Season.

 

Tour 20 Whiteman Park – Down Memory Lane Tour
Start your tour with a cuppa & homemade treats at Revolutions, Western Australia’s most diverse land transport exhibition. Her you will revisit the past through an engaging presentation of transport stories before you board the vintage tram for a leisurely trip through the Park’s natural bushland. Enjoy a relaxed lunch with time to wander through the village and visit the Motor Museum’s display of classic vehicles.

 

Tour 21 Fremantle Maritime Museum
Travel along the coast stopping for Morning Tea at Woodman’s Point. We will then continue to Fremantle Maritime Museum. If you came over on a Ship from England, see if your family name is on the wall. Enjoy a tour of the Museum visiting the Submarine, Shipwreck & Indian Ocean Exhibitions and so many more. We will then head over to Ciccerellos for lunch.

 

Tour 22 Captain Cook Cruise
Travel along the coast stopping for morning tea in South Fremantle before heading over to the jetty to board the Captain Cook Cruise. You will enjoy the scenery and lunch as you cruise the Swan River to Perth. The luxury coach will then pick you up and bring you home.

 

Tour 23 Cruise Mandurah Dolphins & Abingdon Village Lunch
Travel to Mandurah stopping for Morning Tea along the way before boarding the boat for a one hour Dolphin & Canal Cruise. The stunning houses along the canals are wonderful to gaze at and hopefully Mandurah’s friendly Dolphins will pop in for a visit. The coach will then take you to Abingdon Miniature Village for a lunch in the Heritage Tea Rooms. With time to wander through the village and gardens, before returning home

 

Tour 24 Armadale Reptile Park & Jolly Frog lunch
Stop for morning tea at the Armadale Village with time to look around at the craft shops. We will then head to the Reptile Park in time for the Boa Demonstration at 11:30am. We will then head south to the Dawesville Cut for a 2 course Barramundi lunch at the Jolly Frog.

 

Tour 25 Perth City
Start the day with morning tea at King’s Park, but from there you can make this tour your own. Visit the Perth Mint, Bell Tower, Museum, Parliament House, Fire Brigade Museum or the Art Gallery. The tour is yours to suit your group. We would suggest Sizzlers in Riverton for lunch.

 

Tour 26 Hillary’s Boat Harbour
Follow the coast north, stopping for morning tea at City Beach. We will then continue up to Hillary’s Boat Harbour. Here you will have time to wander the shops and choose where you will have your lunch (not included in the price.) The Luxury Coach will then take you home when you are all shopped out.

 

Tour 27 Yanchep National Park
We will visit a scenic location for morning tea as we make our way to Yanchep National Park with its historic Yanchep Inn. Built in 1936 from local Jarrah and Limestone, this heritage listed building was once nicknamed “The Honeymoon Hotel” due to the number of visiting newlyweds. After lunch you will have time to stroll by the lake and/or visit the Koalas. Price includes entrance into the National Park.

 

Tour 28 Swan Valley Wine Region
After stopping for morning tea along the Swan River, we will make our way to the Swan Valley Wine Region, which is the oldest wine growing region in Western Australia. We will stop for wine tasting at a few wineries, as well as the Nougat Factory before we stop for lunch. Maybe another winery before heading home.

 

Tour 29 Wildflower Tour
Ideal time to view the West Australian Wildflowers is July to November.
We will research where the flowers are best for a one day Wildflower tour.
Depending on where we go will also depend on where we stop for lunch. All of this will be arranged with your group’s special requirements or desires taken into consideration.

 

Tour 30 Mystery Tour
Let us entertain you. Only the driver will know what we have planned for your day out. We will always make arrangement with your group’s requirements catered for. Morning tea and Lunch will be provided for your group. Sit back, relax and know that all is taken care of

 

Tour 31 Gin Gin
Travelling North to Gin Gin morning tea en route or we can stop at Colamber Bird Park for a look at the aviaries and gardens. Lunch will be at Willowbrook Farm Homestead of roast lamb with veg and homemade desert. Time permitting we can pop into the honey farm before making our way home.

 

Tour 32 Fremantle Museum Cliff street
Travelling to Fremantle and morning tea at South Fremantle before we go on to Cliff Street The museum there has some very interesting displays of our very early Maritime history including the actual timbers of the Dutch Ship Batavia.
On to lunch at Rosie O’Gradys in Fremantle and some time to wonder round the shops if you like before making our way home.

 

Tour 33 WA Aquarium.
Going north along our beautiful Coast line, we have morning tea, then on to W. A. Aquarium AQUA for a relaxing stroll to see the various inhabitants of our surrounding Ocean, then on to Hillary’s for Lunch (not fish again.) a tasty Carvery. Time to look around the specialty shops before heading home.

 

Individual Tours
Please note that all of the above tours are suggestions only. You can take one of the tours that we have arranged or you can make up a tour of your own. Tell us what you require and we will organise a tour to suit your group’s individual needs.

Let us work with you to plan your day out.

 

Booking Conditions:
Tour suggestions are provided as a guide only and changes can be made if necessary.
Cancellations make up to 3 days in advance will be refunded, less a $10.00 administration fee.
Cancellations after this time will still incur the full fee.
Please call at least two weeks before your tour date to confirm your numbers.

 

Group Sizes:
You can have a choice between two group sizes, for our Luxury Tour Coaches.
A small group booking; has a minimum of 18 guests and a maximum of 24 guests.
A large group booking; has a minimum of 35 guests and a maximum of 45 guests.
Your group will need to fit into one of these two choices.

 

Office Hours:
Bookings can be made Wednesday to Friday 10 am to 2pm on 9258 1858 or 0412 822 337 with our events co-ordinators Rose and Lyall.

We will work with you to ensure that your day out
is stress free, and enjoyable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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