15 Day Perth to Melbourne Tour

AUD $1,495.00
  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Location: Perth, WA
  • Product code: PTHMLB

Join us on an amazing adventure on our Perth to Melbourne tour across

Australia’s incredible south coast!

Start: Perth, Australia

Finish: Melbourne, Australia

Destination: South West WA, South Coast WA, Nullarbor, Adelaide, Grampians, Great Ocean Rd, Melbourne.

Style: Backpacker Bus Tour

Explore the South West, Margaret River, South Coast, Albany, Esperance, The Great Australian Bight, Nullarbor Plain, Adelaide, Grampians National Park, 12 Apostles, Great Ocean Road and Melbourne.

We have a rough itinerary for the trip, but like to let the group decide which sights they’d like to see, while making sure we get the best spots in!  

Become part of the Why Not Bus family! Laugh your ass off with your new friends, share funny experiences or bust out the red cups for some competitive party fun. We encourage everyone to be who they want to be!

Owned and operated by three backpackers in their 20’s, you know you’re in for that personal experience only a small business can provide.

Feeling creative? Get your master chef on and cook together in our fully equipped kitchen. With nearly twice the duration of similar tours you don’t need to stress about early starts and spending all of your time stuck in a bus. We take a chilled out approach to travelling and aim to spend as much time as possible enjoying the amazing beaches and scenery this amazing part of the world has to offer

We take around 15 days to tour from Perth to Melbourne. 

With a kitchen, fridge, snorkelling gear, games, tents, sleeping bags and mattresses on board all you need to bring is yourself, a sense of adventure and the desire to see the real Australia.


15 days

$1495 (includes accommodation and parks fees)

Itinerary (Subject to change due to weather and group preferences)

Day 1

Perth to Margaret River

Depart Perth, gather supplies as a group and travel 3-4 hours to the Margaret River region, explore the incredible beaches and scenery before camping in Boranup forest overnight.

Day 2

Margaret River

Wake up and explore one of Margaret rivers most famous cave (optional $22) then Continue further south to Pemberton, stopping in the Gloucester national park to view and climb the giant Karri trees. Drive further east and camp for the night

Day 3

Denmark to Albany

Drive along the amazing south coast stopping at Valley of the Giants, Elephant Rocks, Greens pool, Denmark and Stay in Albany.

Day 4

Albany and the Gap

Re stock supplies and Visit the Gap and Natural Bridge. Then continue east towards Esperance. Setup camp for the night

Day 5


Today we travel to Esperance, explore the surrounding beaches and stay overnight in a hostel.

Day 6

Cape Le Grande National Park

The group explores cape le grande national park, stopping at lucky bay to swim and take photos with the Kangaroos lazing on the beach.

Day 7

Esperance to Caiguna

Begin the trip across the Nullarbor plain. Heading 3 hours north to Norseman then east. Bush Camp for the night. Stay overnight at Baxter rest area or Moodini rest area

Day 8

Nullarbor lookouts

Heading east across the Nullarbor plain, we travel across the border of South Australia, checking out the Great Australian Bight lookout.

Day 9

Port Augusta

We travel deeper into south Australia stopping in Port Augusta and camping for the night

Day 10


Travel to Adelaide and stay in a Hostel for the night. Check out the city and bars

Day 11


 A free day to explore the city, Hostel accomodation for the night.

Day 12

Adelaide to Grampians

Drive to the Grampians National Park checking out Lookouts and short wal;ks along the way

Day 13


Checkout Mckenzie Falls and Reeds Lookout.

Admire the forest and keep an eye out for Australian Wildlife. Camp Wannon

Day 14

Great Ocean Road

Visit London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge and the Twelve Apostles. Enjoy the scenic coastline and stop at Kennett River. Lookout for koalas in the trees before camping overnight.

Day 15

To Melbourne

Check out the scenic coastal towns on the way into Melbourne. The Tour finishes at Base Hostel St Kilda. say goodbye to your new friends or stay the night and party like its 1975 (Accomodation Not included)

 Accommodation and National park fees are included; Includes accomodation at a mixture of free camps, paid camps and hostels for the 15 days.


Food; At the beginning of each trip we all put in $70 into a ‘food fund’. This is then used to buy ingredients that make up the delicious feasts we eat along the way. On average you can expect to spend between $5 to $10 a day for food.


Sleeping bag/ Mattress/tent rental; To cover cleaning and repair costs, these can be rented for the duration of the trip for $10per person each (payable when the trip starts). Our tents accommodate 2-3 people