Welcome to Margaret River


Margaret River spills over with tourists every weekend and gets very, very busy at Easter and Christmas (when you should book weeks, if not months, ahead). Accommodation prices tend to be cheaper midweek.


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$50.65 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Swan Valley Tour from Perth: Wine, Beer and Chocolate Tastings

Your tour starts in central Perth, where you’ll board your coach for the approximate 30-minute drive to Swan Valley, a wine region and food destination just northeast of the city along the Swan River. Known for its boutique wineries and small food producers, Swan Valley is a favorite local getaway from Perth. Full-day tour:Begin with wine tastings at two renowned wineries, enjoy a tasting session of several varieties of wine.We then head to Homestead Brewery to relax and indulge on a set lunch accompanied by a glass of beer, cider or wine. Continue your day trip to two more wineries, including a cheese tasting, and then head to an award-winning microbrewery for a sample of locally crafted ale. Your last stop is Margaret River Chocolate Company, a regional outpost of the beloved sweets factory from the Margaret River area. Sample an assortment of chocolates and a truffle. Pop next door to the Providore to sample the gourmet produce and taste their fine liquers before making the return drive to Perth, where your tour ends. Half-day tour:After arrival in the Swan Valley, your tour starts at Mandoon Wines and then continues as described above, but without lunch.

$155.57 Day Trips & Excursions

Margaret River Wines, Mammoth Cave, Lighthouse Tour from Perth

Departing the city of Perth head south west towards Margaret River (approximately three hours) passing through small picturesque towns and farming communities, with plenty of stops for “leg stretching” along the way.The first stop is Busselton Jetty, the longest wooden jetty in the southern hemisphere, stretching 1.8 kilometers outwards into Geographe Bay. Take some time to walk around and enjoy morning tea (at own expense). Next, head to the Bootleg Brewery for a gourmet platter lunch and enjoy some beer and cider tastings. take your time to enjoy the scenery. After lunch, stop at Sandleford Winery and enjoy tastings if some of their finest wines. You will have time to walk around the grounds and if you like, purchase some of the wines available.Next, explore Mammoth Caves. Take a guided tour through this gothic like cave with vast chambers full of amazing formations. The cave will reveal a fascinating range of information about the flora and fauna of this region. You guide will tell you about the history of the caves, the different formations formed within the cave. Travel through the beautiful Boranup Forest as you make your to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse where you can see the meeting point of the Indian and Southern oceans. There is plenty of wildlife to see including rock parrots, sea lions and dolphins. Take a walk along the heritage trail and soak up the atmosphere and beauty of the area.Heading back towards Margaret River, make a brief stop in the township where you'll have some free time to stroll the main street. Stop for dinner (own expense) before returning home to Perth.

$235.16 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Perth Sightseeing Pass

Save money when you buy in advance and choose an open-dated touring package that takes the hassle out of planning, leaving you free to relax on your vacation. All 3 passes include airport transfers. You'll have the opportunity to include fantastic day tours to attractions such as the Margaret River region (Western Australia's wine region), historic Fremantle, Wave Rock, the Valley of the Giants and many more. Pass 2 Return Perth Airport Transfers (Transfers operate between 7am to 8pm daily) Half Day Perth and Fremantle Explorer morning tour 1 Full-day tour Pass 3 Return Perth Airport Transfers (Transfers operate between 7am to 8pm daily) Half Day Perth and Fremantle Explorer morning tour 2 Full-day tours Pass 4 Return Perth Airport Transfers (Transfers operate between 7am and 8pm daily) Half Day Perth and Fremantle Explorer morning tour 3 Full-day tours

$86.60 Day Trips & Excursions

Margaret River Winery and Brewery Day Tour Plus Gourmet Lunch

Best thing to do in the Margaret River Region.You will be picked up from your Margaret River accommodation at approximately 10.30am. Relax and take in the panoramic views of the forested vineyards and valleys from your comfortable 12 to 20, passenger, air conditioned vehicle. Aboriginal, pioneer and wine heritage is professionally explained by your qualified nature and wine guide. Laughter, fun and knowledge make this a brilliant Australian day out. Wine making to wine judging is covered by your qualified guide at the best Estates. Your fun, stress free day has begun. Between 11am and 5pm, visit 7 attractions including intimate and corporate wineries, cheese & chocolate companies and a relaxed brewery. A unique lunch is served at a winery at approximately 1pm. Wild foods of Australia are optional with your hearty meals. Vegetarians are well catered for. After lunch treats include chocolate factory tastings, 5 cheese tastings, yoghurt, tasty ice cream, coffee and hot chocolate are optional. Chocoholics beware, giant freckles and chocolate massage oil exist on this tour! After 40 tastings at many great attractions, you will be returned to your accommodation at 5pm.

$107.52 Day Trips & Excursions

Margaret River Nature, Food, Wine Tour with Gourmet Lunch

Be ready for a fun filled day. We will depart at 10am from the Margaret River Bed and Breakfast car park or soon after when I pick you up from your accommodation. Come early if you have booked breakfast with us.Each trip is different as it depends on the group and whether they want more tastings or more scenery. Margaret River Nature Tours is one of the few tour operators specifically licensed to take you into the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and is ideal if you like the out-doors and taking lots of beautiful photographs. Your expert guide will tailor the day to try to exceed everyone’s expectations. Traveling in a luxury air conditions small tour bus, after some coffee, chocolate and olive tastings designed to put everyone in a good mood (who isn’t happy after some chocolate?), we will visit scenically spectacular Hamelin Bay, learn about the unique landscapes that make up the region and perhaps hand feed some stingrays. Then we will drive through the majestic Boranup Karri Forest and maybe visit a cave, with lots of opportunities for photos.Lunch is included and will be at a beautiful small boutique winery where you can enjoy some wine tastings and enjoy a glass of wine with your gourmet lunch, specially created to pair with your wine.In the afternoon, your tour will take you north along Caves Road stopping to examine spectacular coastal scenery and unique features at places such as Ellensbrook, Gracetown and the awesome Willyabrup Cliffs. Time and interest permitting, other beautiful locations could include Moses Rock and Canal Rocks.There are many famous wineries (large and boutique) where your guide can stop and you can enjoy free tastings. You will learn about the origin of the different soils and climates that result in the unique terroir that produces some of Australia’s finest wines. There are boutique breweries and distilleries producing world class gin, whiskies, bourbons, brandies and many other liqueurs that you can visit for tastings. Let your guide know what wines and spirits you like and tell him what else is on your bucket list. Tastings at the breweries and distilleries have a small charge but they are worth it.For more free tastings, there is also the Margaret River Cheese Factory or Millers Ice Cream that we can visit as well, depending on the inclination of the group.Complimentary pickups are available from the Margaret River town or wherever you are staying if less than 10 minutes travel from the town. If further away, please contact us for the cost. You may also like to order a pre-tour gourmet breakfast for $20pp at the Margaret River Bed & Breakfast to start the day with a great meal.

$505.06 Food, Wine & Nightlife

2-Day Margaret River Wine Tour for Food Lovers from Perth

Day 1: Perth - Margaret River Wine RegionThis morning, start your journey south to the iconic Busselton Jetty, the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. After enjoying morning tea (at own expense) continue further south to the Margaret River Region. This is where you will visit the famous Bootleg Brewery, here you will indulge in a gourmet platter lunch of local produce and enjoy award winning beer and cider tastings. Sandalford Winery is the next stop, where you will enjoy premium wine tastings at this internationally renowned Winery.  Continuing south the next stop is a guided tour of the amazing Mammoth Cave followed by a scenic drive through the picturesque Boranup Forest where you will be awestruck by the size of the massive Karri Trees. Journey further south to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, located at the most Southern Westerly point of Australia, the dividing point between the Southern and Indian Oceans.Overnight at your choice of accommodation: Abbey Beach Resort (Busselton), Quality Inn (Margaret River), Margaret's Beach Resort (Margaret River) or Margaret's Forest Apartments (Margaret River). Day 2: Margaret River - PerthEnjoy a sleep-in and breakfast at your hotel before your 9:30am checkout; please store your bags at reception in time for a 9.00-9.30am departure. Continuing on for the day, join your Margaret River Food Lovers Tour and discover how they capture the magic of local ingredients and the passion of their people, to create an exclusive and unforgettable experience. Today you will be taken on a unique gastronomic journey celebrating the region’s food and wine artisans. Savor wine tastings in a tranquil and intimate fashion at a range of remarkable boutique and 5-star wineries, Adinfern Estate, Margaret River Provedore and Windows Estate. Finishing the day with Chocolate and coffee tasting you’ll love the behind the scenes tours. After indulging at all these beautiful stops it’s time to collect your luggage from the hotel as you will now be re-joining your coach captain for the drive back to Perth stopping for dinner along the way (dinner at own expense).