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$29.60 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Busselton Jetty Train and Underwater Observatory 2-Hour Tour

Extending 1.05-miles (1.8-kilometres) over the protected waters of Geographe Bay, the heritage listed Busselton Jetty is the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere and the second longest in the world. Only 2.5-hours drive south of Perth, in the popular seaside resort town of Busselton (three times judged Western Australia’s Top Tourist Town), the Busselton Jetty attracts over 400,000 visitors per year. As one of the most popular tourist attractions in Western Australia, it is a must see for any visitor to the Margaret River wine region. Tour Schedule:Arrive at the Busselton Jetty 30 minutes prior to train departure.Board the jetty train and travel 15-minutes across ocean to reach the Underwater Observatory.The Underwater Observatory is located 1.7-kilometers along the Busselton Jetty. Explore with a guide and descend 8-meters to the ocean floor via a spiral staircase of 60 stairs.Your ticket includes complimentary return train ride, a 40-minute guided tour of the Underwater Observatory, Jetty Day Pass and exclusive Busselton Jetty deck of playing cards.Tours depart on the hour and takes approximately 1-hour and 45-minutes to complete.The Underwater Observatory can accommodate 48 people per tour.Access to the Underwater Observatory is only possible via a tour.A lift is available for those with limited mobility.The tour concludes back on shore at the Interpretive Centre.

$114.71 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Margaret River Small-Group Food and Wine Tasting Tour

Meet your guide during a morning pickup at your accommodation in Margaret River. Then, take a seat in your air-conditioned minivan and head to your first stop — Yahava Koffee Works. On arrival, taste a range of delicious coffees made with both imported and Australian beans and kick start your day in style! Pair fine wines with smoked meats at a local winery, then enjoy a delicious lunch in a 5-star restaurant. After lunch, visit an organic producer of gourmet jams, sauces and spices, and sample some of the delicate chocolate liquors in production. Learn how to match wine with cheese at a winery with panoramic lake and vineyard views, and sample delicate wines created entirely by hand. Then, visit Gabriel Chocolate — where fresh-roasted beans from around the world come together to create delicious new flavor combinations. See natural olive oil skin-care products being prepared at an olive oil factory, then finish your tour with a well-deserved seasonal beer at a local brewery. Afterward, return with a full stomach to your Margaret River accommodation to conclude your tour.

$664.55 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Margaret River, Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk from Perth

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.

$70.30 Water Sports

Margaret River Canoe Tour Including Lunch

Best thing to do in Margaret River. Canoeing Kayaking on the scenic Margaret River! Meet at Margaret River mouth, Prevelly Beach at 9.40am. At the river mouth, enjoy exhilarating views off Surfers Point and the river meeting the ocean. Equipment and canoe instruction is professionally provided for all ability levels. At 10:15am you will depart into the river valley, past cliffs, caves, pioneer and aboriginal sites, by 2-5 seater canoes. As no motor craft are permitted on the river, the healthy native eco system with rare public access, boasts clean, clear water, Australian wildlife, unique forests and tranquil waters. Enjoy great wild food, Canoeing and the great out doors! Lunch is served and wild foods fully explained by 1pm. Paddle upstream past forested kangaroo habitats and learn the history of the first native inhabitants and the trials of the famous Bussell family of Busselton. There are ample unique photo opportunities while you enjoy a day of fun in the sun. Meander home or race for the Margaret River wine, and be back at Surfer’s Beach by 2pm.

$147.27 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Guided Tour of Margaret River from Perth

Situated on the southwest corner of Australia, and famous for its distinctive wineries, picturesque beaches (great for surfing) and multi-chambered caves, the Margaret River region offers a wide range of activities for all ages. You will be picked up by 7am from a centrally located Perth CBD Hotel, apartment, or the Tourist Coach stand on Wellington street by our live tour guide. Then you are taken to some of the must see places in the region, including Busselton, Yallingup, Vineyards and of course the township of Margaret River itself. Enjoy a visit to the famous Busselton Jetty, which is the longest jetty in the Southern hemisphere. A little further on from Busselton is Yallingup, nestled on a ridge with spectacular views out over the Indian Ocean over Yallingup Beach. We also pay a visit to the beautiful market town of Margaret River where you can take a stroll across the bridge that has the Margaret River flowing beneath it and into the forest.  No visit to Margaret River is complete with a visit to a premium winery to enjoy wine tasting at one of the beautiful vineyards.Relax over lunch at a restaurant set on a Margaret River vineyard or brewery. To add to your fine dining experience, taste fine chocolate made from freshly roasted cacao beans at a Chocolatier - delicious and hard to beat! If you need a little more caffeine, we stop at the Yahava Koffee Works where you can smell and taste coffees from around the world. At the end of your exciting day, you are dropped off at the same location you were picked up from.

$250.87 Outdoor Activities

Tandem Skydive over Busselton and Margaret River

Arrive at Skydive Geronimo Dropzone at Busselton Regional Airport at your confirmed time. Free parking is available.After completing your paperwork, you'll be outfitted with your harness and receive a safety briefing before heading to the plane to begin your exhilarating adventure. Take in the scenery of Busselton and the Margaret River region from the plane as it climbs to your chosen altitude—10,000, 14,000, or 15,000 feet (3,048, 4,267, or 4,572 meters)—and then it's time for the door to open. Prepare for a huge rush as you jump out of the plane, secured to your instructor, feeling your heart pumping as you spread your wings at up to 200 kph for 30 to 66 seconds. There is no other sensation like it. When you reach 5,000 feet (1,524 meters), your instructor deploys your parachute, allowing you to catch your breath while you fly back to the ground for 4 to 6 minutes.If you have friends and family with you, they will be given directions to the landing area to watch you land on the beach near the Busselton jetty. Afterward, you can celebrate your experience with a well-deserved beer or glass of wine at the Equinox (included). Then return to the Dropzone at your leisure to pick up your video and photos, which you can watch on the big screen to relive your experience right away (videos and photos are an additional expense).