Margaret River Luxury 3-Day Getaway
Vasse Felix | Boranup Karri Forest | Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse | Busselton Jetty
Luxury Margaret River Three Day Tour is designed to give you a relaxed overall view of the region, highlighting spectacular coastal views, untamed natural beauty that Margaret River region is known and sumptuous food and wine. And staying at World Class Accommodation Smiths Beach Resort Smiths Beach Resort is a Small Luxury Hotel of the World accommodation.
“This tour was the highlight of our honeymoon holiday in Australia”
Chris and Anne-Marie. UK
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Busselton Meelup Bay, Cape Naturaliste Canal Rocks
On our way to the Margaret River region, we will take a break for a refreshing tea/coffee at Bunbury. Visit the Busselton Jetty that is the longest wood pylon jetty in the Southern Hemisphere and juts two kilometres out into Geographe Bay. Take a walk along this awesome structure.
As we progress into the Margaret River region we explore the scenic coastline and pastoral views. Take a walk along Meelup Beach with white sands and clear aquamarine water. In season you can see Whales breaching out in Geographe Bay.
Margaret River region is internationally renowned for its quality wine production and fabulous food. Enjoy lunch at Eagle Bay Brewing Co. with expansive views of farmland to Bunker Bay.
After lunch visit, Cape Naturalise Lighthouse and enjoy walk on the Cape to Cape Trail to Sugar Loaf Rock. Sugar Loaf Rock is a gigantic rock a short distance from the coast. The views along this easy trail are spectacular.
Continue south along picturesque Caves Road renowned in the Margaret River region for premier wines and scenic countryside
Visit Gunyulgup Galleries which exhibits a diverse range of fine art, furniture, and design of recognised Australian Artists.
A short distance away is Canal Rocks, where we see the awesome Indian Ocean surging through the weathered canals and spot seals lazing on the rocks in the sunshine.
To continue Smiths Beach Resort our two night stay. Nestled in the heart of the Margaret River wine region close to Bunker Bay and Dunsborough Smiths Beach Resort is a Small Luxury Hotel of the World accommodation.
Accommodation: Smiths Beach Resort
Exclusive Margaret River Luxury Wine Tour
Brown Hill Estate, Howard Park, Wills Domain
This morning we continue south along picturesque Caves Road renowned in the Margaret River region for premier wines and scenic countryside.
Today sample not only the region’s best cuisine, also talk to the wine maker and qualified wine experts of the winery’s we visit.
First stop at Brown Hill Estate a family owned and operated vineyard established in 1995. It is a partnership with Jim, Gwen, son Nathan Bailey who is this winery’s winemaker and his wife Chiara.
Enjoy a private walk in the vineyard with the Winemaker to discuss what is happening in vineyard today, visit the Barrel Hall for tasting of the premium wines hear the story of making for the wine. As we bid au revoir receive an exclusive complimentary gift of either 1 bottle of Reserve Red or 1 bottle of Reserve Chardonnay.
At Howard Park private specialised flight tasting of their Icon Wines. Owners the Burch family are member of Australia’s First Families of Wine (AFFW) and is the largest family own wine operation in Western Australia.
Our highlight lunch today is at modern Wills Domain. Presenting a dynamic offering of award-winning wines and contemporary Australasian cuisine from their executive chef Seth James.
Indulge and be inspired by Seth’s fine dining creations, with a focus on locally sourced seasonal produce. Today sit back and enjoy the Wills Domain experience with a decadent 4-course tasting menu with matching wine. Wills Domain restaurant is at the pinnacle of fine dining in Western Australia.
Return to our accommodation to relax.
Accommodation: Smiths Beach Resort
Boranup Karri Forest, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Vasse Felix, Perth
This morning we drive out to the spectacular coast to Surfers Point. Spot Whales in season and surfers catching waves before going to work.
Drive through the Boranup Karri Forest on the dirt trail. Boranup Drive a fantastic soft adventure drive through towering karri trees, some over 70m in height, with sunlight streaming onto their smooth bright trunks. Maybe spot emus or kangaroos and many colourful birds. At pretty Hamelin Bay paddle with Stingrays that come right up to the beach edge to say hello.
Continue to Augusta overlooking the Blackwood River and Flinders Bay and to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse to join a tour of the lighthouse tower and see the convergence of the Indian Ocean and Southern Ocean.
Feature a la carte lunch is at elegant Vasse Felix Restaurant one of Australia’s draw-card establishments and is regularly reviewed alongside the best in the country.
Local and international highly trained and skilled Head Chef Brendan Pratt is energetic, vibrant a creative chef with an interest in uncovering and exhibiting incredible local produce from Western Australia.
“The benchmark winery restaurant in Australia,” John Lethlean, The Weekend Australian
IF THERE’S A SINGLE PLACE THAT MANIFESTS WHAT MARGARET RIVER STANDS FOR TODAY, VASSE FELIX IS IT.” MARIA SHOLLENBARGER – FINANCIAL TIMES
Vasse Felix one of the founding wineries was established in 1967 by Dr Tom Cullity. After lunch take a browse in the Art Gallery which has exhibitions of the renowned Janet Holmes à Court art collection.
To complete three days of indulging in outstanding wines and food visit The Margaret River Chocolate Company. Chocolate is one of life’s perfect indulgences and essential luxuries. There are over 200 handmade premium chocolate products to choose from.
Return to Perth
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