MARGARET RIVER – 2 Day Margaret River Getaway – Food Lovers Experience
Join this tour and be taken on a unique gastronomic journey celebrating the region’s best food and wine artisans. Discover Australia’s best chocolate made fresh by a true craftsman.
Tour Code: 2DMRF
Daily until 31st March 21
1st Apr onwards: Mon, Thu, Fri
On Day 2 of the Tour
(as indicated in itinerary)
- Tour Highlights
DAY 1 | PERTH TO MARGARET RIVER WINE REGION
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.
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.
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 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 Food Lovers Tour celebrates the region’s best food and wine artisans. Savour wine tastings in a tranquil and intimate fashion at a range of remarkable boutique and 5-star wineries. Features of this tour include:
- Tastings at boutique wineries
- Sample dozens of local gourmet foods
- A delicious winery lunch
- Get a rare glimpse into the heart of these iconic boutiquewineries with a guided tour through their stunning vineyards
- Experience Australia’s best chocolate made fresh by a true craftsmen
- Finish the day with behind-the-scenes chocolate and coffee tasting tours
Day 1 | PERTH TO MARGARET RIVER WINE REGION
We travel south from Perth driving through farmland with grazing cattle and passing by the coastal towns. Arriving at Busselton, known as the gateway to the Margaret River Region, we stop for morning tea (own expense) to view 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 industry insights 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 region’s flora and fauna.
Continuing South, through the Boranup Forest of enormous Karri Trees we reach the most fascinating part of the region at Augusta. Here at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, marvel at the dividing point between the Southern and Indian Oceans – a rare phenomenon to view the meeting of 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 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.
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 a light dinner along the way. (Dinner at own expense). (BL)
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: Stay 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 In Town Apartments, Margaret River:
- Central Margaret River Location
- 4.5 star
- Close to restaurants and town
- Hotel style
- Heart of Margaret River
- No meals provided, cooking facilities available
Below prices are valid from 1st April 2020 – 31 March 2022:
|Price ($AUD) 01/04/20 – 31/03/22||Twin/Dbl||Triple||Single||Conc.||Child|
|Abbey Beach Resort (4 Meals)||$748||$698||$888||$718||$568|
|Margaret In Town Apartments (2 Meals)
|Stay Margaret River (4 Meals)||$798||$738||$934||$768||$624|
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.
Itinerary and inclusions subject to change at operator HARVEST’s discretion. Departure time dependant on your choice of accommodation. 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.