2 Day Margaret River Getaway – Top Drop Experience

Join this tour run by an award winning company as they showcase their collection of award winning wines. Indulge in an exclusive blind tasting and see if you are a cheap date or the next James Halliday!

From $698AUD/PP
  • Wine
  • Scenery

Tour Code: 2DMRT

Book below or call 1300 551 687 (within Australia) or (+61) 8 6270 6060 (outside Australia)

Choose from our available options:

2 Day Margaret River Getaway - Top Drop Experience
Staying at Abbey Beach Resort (4 meals)
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Staying at Quality Inn Margaret River (4 meals)
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Staying at Margaret's Forest Apartments (3 meals)
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Tour Information:

Departs
Perth
8:00am

Daily Apr & Sept-Mar
May-Aug: Mon, Thu, Fri


Finishes
9:30pm (approximately)

On day 2 of tour


Distance
700km
Vehicle Type
Coach
Passengers
6-48
Meals
Included

(as indicated in itinerary)


  • Tour Highlights
  • Itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Prices
  • Notes

Tour Highlights

DAY 1 | PERTH TO MARGARET RIVER WINE REGION 

Busselton Jetty
The longest wooden jetty in the southern hemisphere can be found in Busselton, stretching 1.8 kilometres across the idyllic Geographe Bay.

Margaret River Brewery
Indulge in a lunch of local Margaret River Wine Region produce and complimentary beer tastings.

Mammoth Cave
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.

Boranup Forest
Drive through this beautiful forest region, home to the pale barked Karri Trees reaching up to 60 metres in height. This forest is a re-growth forest which is over 100 years old and stretching several kilometres.

Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Situated at the most south westerly tip of Australia is the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, where the Southern and Indian Oceans meet. The lighthouse stands 39 metres in height from ground level and 56 metres above sea level, shining out over the landscape for 48 kilometres.

Margaret River Winery
The first significant planting of vines in the region was in 1967, indulge in a wine tasting and discover why Margaret River is regarded as one of Australia’s greatest wine producing regions.

Margaret River Township
Enjoy some brief free time to explore the quaint shops and chic cafes of the area. You will also find craftwork created by locals and an array of specialty shops.

DAY 2 | FULL DAY WINE TOUR – MARGARET RIVER TO PERTH

The Margaret River Revealed Tour reveals the best kept secrets of the wine industry and explores the Margaret River Region in search of its Top Drops. Features of this tour include:

  • 5 guided tastings designed by an award winning team
  • Introduction to the classic wines of Margaret River at Vasse Felix or Cullen Wines
  • Behind the scenes vineyard and winery access, away from the public, revealing what goes on behind closed doors
  • Flavour playing, our exclusive wine pairings with locally produced cheese, chocolate and a whole range of flavours
  • A delicious winery platter for lunch
  • Exclusive blind tasting to discover some award winning wines

Itinerary

Day 1 | PERTH TO MARGARET RIVER WINE REGION 

We travel south from Perth driving through farmland with grazing cattle and passing by coastal towns. Arriving at Busselton, known as the gateway to the Margaret River Region we stop for morning tea (own expense) at the iconic Busselton Jetty, the longest timber jetty in the southern hemisphere. Driving into the heart of the region we head to one of Margaret River’s oldest breweries for a gourmet platter lunch of local produce, with complimentary beer and cider tastings. 

Following lunch we continue south through the forest to an internationally renowned winery to taste some of their best award winning wines, whilst gaining some industry insight on wine production with the opportunity to purchase. Next it’s on to Mammoth Cave for a guided tour through this gothic cave with vast chambers that reveal fascinating information on the regions flora and fauna. Continuing south, through the Boranup Forest of enormous Karri Trees we reach the most fascinating part of the region Augusta. Here at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, marvel at the dividing point between the Southern and Indian Oceans, a rare phenomenon to view the meetings of the two Oceans.

Then we head North up to the township of Margaret River to take you to check in to your chosen accommodation option. (LD*)

Day 2  | FULL DAY WINE TOUR – MARGARET RIVER TO PERTH

Enjoy 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 Revealed Top Drop Tour to discover why one bottle of wine costs $15 while another costs $100 and ask, is there really any difference?

After all this it’s back to Magaret River town and after collecting your luggage from the hotel, you’ll rejoin your Coach Captain for the drive back to Perth stopping for dinner along the way at iconic Busselton. (Dinner at own expense). (BL)

Accommodation

CHOOSE YOUR ACCOMMODATION FROM THE OPTIONS BELOW:

Option 1: Abbey Beach Resort, Busselton

  • Coastal Beach Location (North)
  • 4 star
  • Peaceful beach views
  • Resort style
  • Bar and restaurant
  • Breakfast and dinner

Option 2: Quality Inn Margaret River, Margaret River:

  • Margaret River Forest Location
  • 4 star
  • Motel style
  • Bar and restaurant
  • International brand
  • Walk to Margaret River
  • Breakfast and dinner

Option 3: Margaret’s Beach Resort, Gnarabup:

  • Coastal Beach Location (West)
  • 4 star
  • Stunning natural views
  • Bar and restaurant
  • Remote and relaxing
  • Shuttle bus to town
  • Breakfast and dinner

Option 4: Margaret’s Forest Apartments, Margaret River:

  • Central Margaret River Location
  • 4 star
  • Close to restaurants and town
  • Apartment style
  • Heart of Margaret River
  • Breakfast only

Prices

Below prices are valid until 31 March 2018:

Price ($AUD) 01/04/15 – 31/03/17 Twin/Dbl Triple Single Conc. Child
Abbey Beach Resort (4 Meals) $698 $664 $838 $654 $498 Book
Quality Inn Margaret River (4 Meals)
$748 $688 $884 $714 $564 Book
Margaret’s Forest Apartments (3 Meals) $748 $688 $884 $714 $564 Book
Margaret’s Beach Resort (4 Meals) $748 $688 $884 $714 $564 Book

PLEASE NOTE: All bookings will be pending confirmation as this product includes Third Party components. Reconfirmation of availability will be provided within 24hrs of booking. 

Notes

Itinerary and inclusions subject to change at operator TOP DROP’s discretion. Meals indicated in itinerary B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner. Upgrade to any short breaks to the Southwest and receive a free half day Perth and Fremantle Tour. Please advise of any dietary requirements. PLEASE NOTE: All bookings will be pending confirmation as this is a Third Party Product. Reconfirmation of availability will be provided within 24hrs of booking.