Spend three days exploring the Margaret River region on a this activity-filled excursion from Perth. You’ll visit the area’s three main townships, Busselton, Pemberton and Margaret River, and admire the scenic beauty of Australia’s southwest coast. Your Margaret River immersion also takes you into the limestone Mammoth Cave and walking above the forest at the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk.
Day 1: Perth - Tree Tops and Pemberton region (LD)Travel south through Donnybrook's famous apple and stone fruit orchards and the rolling farmlands of the Blackwood River Valley, then on through Western Australia's old growth forest to climb the 51-meters tall Diamond Tree bush fire watch tower followed by a scenic picnic lunch. Next stop is the Valley of the Giants ‘Tree Top Walk’ which reaches 40-metres high into the forest Canopy. Afterwards head Northwest to the Pemberton region for check in at your accommodation. Accommodation: Karri Valley Resort, Pemberton (or similar)Day 2: Pemberton region - Margaret River Wine Region (BLD)Early morning take a short stroll to the majestic Beedelup Falls and then head North through the stunning Boranup Forest to have the opportunity to climb the 61-metre Gloucester Tree. Arrive at Australia’s most South-Westerly point, Augusta, and visit Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse where the Indian and Great Southern Oceans meet. After lunch head out to Surfers Point Lookout to see some spectacular coastal views and then North to Mammoth Cave before heading to experience an Australian sheep dog and shearing demonstration at the Yallingup Shearing Shed. Afterwards late afternoon check-in at your accommodation allowing free time to experience the local surroundings. Accommodation: Abbey Beach Resort, Busselton (or similar)Day 3: Margaret River - Perth (BL)After breakfast, head down to enjoy some free time in the main township of Margaret River. Following shopping time, visit the chocolate and cheese factories (time permitting) to taste some of their delicious samples and then sample some of the delicious locally produced wines at a marquee Winery. Following lunch, head to the dramatic coast at Canal Rocks. Journeying home, at Busselton, you’ll see the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere before a leisure drive back to Perth arriving late afternoon.