QUALITY INN, Margaret River township
3.5 star, close to Margaret River township and walking trails, with good restaurant, bar, pool.
PULLMAN RESORT BUNKER BAY, Cape Naturaliste
A complete 5-star resort experience, on a beautiful beach, with restaurant, bar, spa, heated pool.
MARGARETS BEACH RESORT, Margaret River beach
4-star self-contained accommodation, close to beach and short drive to town, with restaurant.
MARGARET RIVER HIDEAWAY, Margaret River rural
Friendly farmstay experience, only 5 min out of town with quality self-contained accommodation.
THE SEBEL BUSSELTON, Geographe Bay/Busselton
4-star hotel on calm waters of the bay and with plenty of activities. No restaurant on site but options nearby.
DARBY PARK, Margaret River
Well-appointed 4-star property centrally located close to many restaurants, cafes and shops.
CAPE LODGE, Willyabrup
5-star boutique retreat in a magnificent vineyard setting, and renowned for one of the best restaurants.
ABBEY BEACH RESORT, Geographe Bay/Busselton
Popular 4 star beachside resort, with restaurant, bar, pools and gym.
SMITHS BEACH RESORT – Smiths Beach, Yallingup
Member of the Small Luxury Hotel Group, Luxury beachside accommodation ideally located on the Cape to Cape track, with infinity pool, Tennis Court, Lamonts Café Deli and Restaurant in house.
ULTIMATE WINERY EXPERIENCES
Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia is a consortium of premium, award-winning wineries offering unique wine experiences including barrel, private and structured tastings, food-wine matching, wine education and gastronomy in spectacular locations within renowned wine regions.
These wineries are not simply venues to taste and purchase wine. Most of them offer a complete tourism experience – restaurants, accommodation, tours, as well as exciting behind the scenes winery experiences. They allow visitors to interact with the product, the winemaker and enjoy first-hand the rich diversity that our many wine regions have to offer.
Probably the most famous of the wineries in the region, Leeuwin Estate provides an amazing and very Australian setting, delicious menus prepared under head chef Dany Angove, an extensive art gallery and of course the world-renowned Art Series wines, as well as the Prelude and Siblings series. The Ultimate Leeuwin Wine & Food Experience includes private tour, tasting and lunch from $219.00 pp.
Margaret River’s founding winery estate, Vasse Felix’s superb restaurant provides a sensational range of dining experiences, combined with award winning wines produced under the watchful eye of chief winemaker Virginia Willcock, private art gallery, cellar door tastings and lounge. Experiences at Vasse Felix include the Epicurean wine & food pairing which includes lunch from $185.00 pp.
With beautiful groomed gardens surrounded by acres of vines, and a distinctive Cape Dutch style cellar door and buildings, Voyager Estate provides an exceptional visitor experience, as well as a wide range of Ultimate Winery Experiences and dining options for you to indulge in and savour. As an example, the Ultimate Chardonnay Experience starts from $210.00 pp with lunch.
FOOD & WINE EXPERIENCES
CAPE MENTELLE – Behind The Scenes & Degustation Tour
Owned by Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton, Cape Mentelle produces high quality wines from its Margaret River vineyard. Over summer visitors can relax and enjoy Movies At Cape Mentelle under the stars, while throughout the year the Behind The Scenes & Degustation Tour provides the opportunity for you to see how the wine is produced before entering the barrel room for a private tasting. From $80.00 pp.
CAPE LODGE – Cooking Class & Long Table Lunch
Executive Chef Michael Elfwing has worked in some of the World’s best kitchens including Heston Blumenthal’s’ Fat Duck and Mathias Dahlgren Stockholm’s Grand Hotel. Working with seasonal local produce discover some of Michael’s kitchen tips, recipes and to choose the best ingredients before sitting down to a superb three course Long Table Lunch served in the Cape Lodge Restaurant. From $145.00 pp set dates.
McLEOD TOURS – MARGARET RIVER
For an authentic Margaret River experience, offering a range of day tours and extended tours with pickup/dropoff options from Perth. Tours include:
- Half & Full Day Winery & Brewery Tours and Sunset Kangaroo Safari
- Full Day Forest, Cave and Lighthouse Tour
- 3-Day Margaret River Escape
BUSHTUCKER RIVER & WINE TOURS
One of the region’s larger tour companies with seat in coach tours for all ages.
- Margaret River Winery & Brewery Tour
- Cave & Canoe Tour
- Margaret River Deluxe Tour
- Bunbury Ferguson Valley Winery Tour
CAPE TO CAPE EXPLORER TOURS
Explore one of Australia’s most scenic coastal walks with option of self-guided or fully guided tours ranging from half day to 8 days or more. Tours include:
- Self-guided tours, with transport and accommodation options
- Fully-guided tours from 2-days to full 8-days end-to-end tour
- Range of full day and half day guided walks
For the ultimate rush, Southern Skydivers can show you the Margaret River Region like no others. With spectacular views of the bay and Busselton Jetty and landing on the beach, if you are planning to skydive this must be the place to do it!
- 10,000ft Tandem Skydive from $339 pp
- More skydive packages available. Details on request.
KOOMAL DREAMING – Cultural Tours
Based near Cape Naturaliste, Koomal Dreaming is your opportunity to learn more about the local indigenous culture. Taste native foods, discover bush medicine, and meet the animals, plants and Dreaming spirits that have enriched the lives of the local Wadandi and Bibbulman people since time began.
The MRBTA manages two lighthouses in the Margaret River Region, both of which visitors can tour the grounds and climb the towers to take in the fantastic views.
- Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse is the tallest in the southern hemisphere and is located where the two oceans meet on the south-west tip of Australia.
- Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is located at the northern tip of the Cape and is a fantastic vantage point to watch whales during the migration season.
The MRBTA manages four caves in the Margaret River region that are open to visitors to explore, with a variety of tour options from self-guided tours to adventure tours. A visit to a cave is a must do for all visitors to the Margaret River Region and there is a cave suitable for all ages.
Walking is a great way to immerse yourself in Australia’s natural environment. Great Walks of Australia is a collection of premium guided multi-day walks.
WALK INTO LUXURY
The four day Margaret River Cape to Cape walk by Walk into Luxury is a fully guided small group walk which combines the best walking on the Cape to Cape track with once in a lifetime food and wine experiences and ultra-luxury accommodation. Explore headlands, beaches, limestone caves and Karri forests. Opportunities to swim in the crystal clear ocean abound.