Welcome to Southern WA


For a change from the great outdoors, Albany – the state's earliest European settlement – has colonial and Anzac history, and Denmark has excellent wine, craft beer and good food. Inland, the peaks and plains of Stirling National Park are enlivened by wildflowers from September to November, while orca visit remote Bremer Bay from February to April.

Further west, Esperance is the gateway to some of Australia's best beaches.


Top experiences in Southern WA

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Southern WA activities

$86.80 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.

$107.78 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.

$68.72 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.

$75.95 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Small-Group Margaret River Wine and Food Tasting Tour

At your Margaret River region accommodation, you are greeted by your guide for the day, you then are transported to the first stop Yahava Koffeeworks to indulge and start you on a journey discovering the Margaret River region. Visit Prevelly Beach for a photo shoot showing of one of our big attractions where The Margaret River Pro is held each year (international surfing event). Then, head to your first winery where you will enjoy pairing wines with local free range gourmet meat products. Lunch includes a sit down meal including a glass of wine, after lunch its pairing wine with cheese followed by another wine tasting with a difference. Sampling fine chocolate made from bean to bar if you wish you can purchase a natural ice-cream or try a hot chocolate/coffee before heading to indulge in more gourmet food and for the ladies use and try natural olive oil soaps and body products. In the summer months a quick stop into a brewery to wash out your pallet before returning to your Margaret River region accommodation.                      

$50.64 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Busselton to Margaret River Wine and Sights Small-Group Tour

Your tour guide will provide interesting commentary, including the stories behind each stop, a yummy locally made afternoon tea, and personalized service in a comfortable mini bus with a maximum of 12 passengers, you’ll be able to discover all the region has to offer.Travel to Cape Naturaliste, one of the most spectacular locations in the Margaret River Region, with stunning gentle bays on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other. Try and spot the Bottlenose Dolphins playing in the waves or take memorable photos of Sugarloaf Rock and Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse. The tour then heads in to the wine country, down scenic Caves Road, stopping at Canal Rocks, then on to a local gourmet producer and a winery or two for a taste of the Margaret River Wine Region before returning to your drop off point through the Yallingup Hills, home of Western Grey Kangaroos.

$104.89 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Margaret River Winery Tour and Tasting Including 7-Course Meal

As the tour vehicle winds its way around Voyager Estate, your tour guide will provide you with an insight into what you do; from wine-making and viticulture to the history and personalities of Voyager Estate. With only 6 guests at any one time, it’s the best way to explore the Estate.Discover the Cape Dutch-style gardens and architecture, the vineyards – the lifeblood of the Estate - the fascinating ‘power house’, see the winery barrel hall, where you can taste wine directly from the barrel, and kitchen garden. You will finish the tour with a guided tasting of the wines in the spectacular Cellar Door. The Estate Tour takes approximately 90-minutes.If you have elected to stay for lunch, you'll find that wine has always been the hero in our Restaurant.  The 7-course Discovery Menu is our signature experience; each course is inspired by one of our wines. Head chef, Santiago (Santi) Fernandez and his team also take inspiration from the vineyards and winemaking process in creating dishes that bring a small part of our Estate to the table.Our 4-course Discovery Menu is a taster of the 7-course, allowing those with limited time to choose some of their courses, either matched to our recommendations or selected from our extensive wine list.