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  • Location:Perth, Australia
  • Duration:2 days / 1 night

2-Day Margaret River Wine Experience Tour from Perth

Discover the excellent wines and charming culture of Margaret River on this 2-day tour from Perth. See the Mammoth Cave limestone formations and visit Australia’s most southwesterly point at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Sip some of the region’s best vintages at several local wineries, and round out your palate with tours of local chocolate and cheese factories, a brewery and a venison farm. Choose from three different accommodation options and enjoy a gourmet lunch each day.

Highlights

  • 2-day tour of the Margaret River winemaking region from Perth
  • Visit Busselton Jetty, the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere
  • Enjoy a gourmet platter lunch at Bootleg Brewery, including beer and cider tastings
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Mammoth Cave, one of over 300 natural underground limestone caves in the district
  • See where the Great Southern and Indian oceans meet at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
  • Visit several local wineries and enjoy tastings of some of Margaret Rivers fine vintages
  • Enjoy a visit to a chocolate factory, cheese factory, local boutique brewery and venison farm

What You Can Expect

2-Day Margaret River Wine Experience Tour from Perth

Mammoth Caves, Western Australia

Day 1: Perth to Margaret River (L)
After morning pickup at your central Perth hotel, relax on the scenic drive south, stopping at Busselton to stretch your legs and snap photos of the Southern Hemisphere’s longest wooden jetty. When you arrive in Margaret River, enjoy a bit of leisure time to explore the charming town on your own. Head to the Lake Cave Tearooms for a picnic lunch, and visit a local eco-center to learn about the area’s cavernous geology (time permitting). See the caves for yourself with a tour of the ancient Mammoth Cave limestone formations.

Continue on through Boranup Forest to arrive at Agusta, Australia’s most southwesterly point. See the spot where the Indian and Great Southern oceans converge and visit the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Finally, it’s time for wine with your first tasting at a local winery in the afternoon.

Overnight: Your choice of accommodation in Margaret River. See Itinerary below for hotel descriptions.

Day 2: Margaret River to Perth (B, L)
Today is all about the taste buds! Spend a leisurely morning wine tasting at three or four different wineries. Chat with local wine experts to learn about the best varietals and vintages in Margaret River, which produces more than 25% of the premium wine in Australia. Savor a gourmet café-style lunch, and then continue your tasting tour in the afternoon with stops at a local cheese and chocolate factory. If there’s time, you’ll also pop in at a boutique brewery for a sampling of craft cider and ale.

Continue your culinary tour with a visit to a family-run venison farm, where you’ll learn about sustainable meat raising in Margaret River. Stop for dinner at a local eatery on the ride back to Perth (own expense). Your tour concludes with hotel drop-off in the evening.

Itinerary

Margaret River Accommodation

  • Standard Hotel: Quality Inn Margaret River: motel with ensuite rooms, located just out of the town centre.
  • Standard Apartments: Margaret's Forest Apartments: self-contained apartments in a studio room, located on the main street of Margaret River.
  • 4-Star Resort: Abbey Beach Resort: Standard room with ensuite. Luxurious resort located 40 minutes from Margaret River. Transfer into town included.

Customer Reviews

Barbara J Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2010

picking up & dropping off was excellent. drivers comments & consideration for passengers could not be faulted.wine tour on 2nd day was comprehensive and very enjoyable.

IAN H Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2009

The trip was very good, and I enjoyed it. It was run by a good company, and we had a good tour guide.

Ingrid G

4 star rating: Recommended March 2015

First day a good overview of the area--2nd day more involved in wine tasting and gourmet food!

Patricia S Malaysia

4 star rating: Recommended March 2009

Have done it before but had 3 friends with me who had never been to Perth. We all had a great time, driver was very interesting & hotel good. Was not impressed with Zanado winery, there are much better wineries in the Margaret River. Rest of the trip was excellent.
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