BEST OF MARGARET RIVER TOUR
6 Hours | $245pp | Min 2 Guests | Tues-Thurs-Sun: Depart 9.30am
This is our own handmade tour exclusively for guests of Cape Lodge. Experience our "secret spots" and meet the people behind the scenes to discover why Margaret River is consistently voted as one of Australia's top wine and food destinations. Get off the beaten track and gain some insights about the biodiversity of flora and fauna unique in Australia, a magnificent coastal walk on the famed Cape to Cape Track, discover pristine deserted beaches, world class galleries and some of Margaret River's premium small wine and artisan food producers.
The tour Includes a light lunch, private tastings and exclusive behind the scenes access..
CAPE TO CAPE EXPLORER -PRIVATE GUIDED TOURS
3 Hours | $165pp | Min 2 Guests | Daily: Depart 9.30 am
A guided walk along the spectacular Cape to Cape Track hike traversing along the stunning Northern coastline
*Includes hotel pick up & guided walk
6 Hours | $255pp | Min 2 Guests | Daily: Depart 9.30 am
Choose from the highlights of the stunning northern coastline or the beautiful southern sections which include karri forest, coastal ridges and caves.
* Includes hotel pick up, guided walk, snorkeling, lunch & afternoon tea.
THE MARGARET RIVER DISCOVERY TOUR
Full Day | $245pp | Min 2 Guests | Mon to Fri: Depart 9.30am
Live like local with WA Guide of the Year- Sean Blocksidge. This wine and nature lover's tour starts with a leisurely canoe tour down a stunning section of the tranquil Margaret River before heading to one of Margaret River's best surf breaks for a cup of coffee to see where the winemakers relax. Next spot marron and wildlife at an ancient waterhole, enjoy a local honey tasting and reflect on 30,000 years of Aboriginal history. Gain exclusive access to Fraser Gallop Estate, one of the region's emerging superstars and match your favourite wine with fresh local produce. Finish the day with a 4WD adventure and walk on a spectacular section of the Cape to Cape Track overlooking the Indian Ocean where you may spot kangaroos, dolphins, whales and wildflowers depending on the season.
This tour is one of the region's most popular generally selling out several weeks in advance. We suggest booking as early as possible.
YOUR MYDRIVER SHORT DAY OR FULL DAY PRIVATE TOURING
5 Hours | $350 or 7 Hours | $450 up to 6 guests | Operates Daily
This is a private Margaret River region wine experience that is specifically tailored around your palate! It is perfect for those that want to explore what the region has to offer and as the name suggests, this is your tour and so pick up and drop off times and what we do in between is entirely up to you. Your host is a locally trained wine educator with excellent knowledge.
There are plenty of restaurant choices within the region and the number is still growing, so if you don't want to miss out we are more than happy to make suggestions and to handle all the arrangements.
THE WINE & FOOD TOUR OF MARGARET RIVER
THE EPICUREAN - 7 Hours | $285pp | Min 2 guests| Monday to Sunday
Departs Cape Lodge at 9.45 am
Includes an interactive tour of Voyager Estates vineyards and winery on board a Land Rover ‘Defender’ followed by a portfolio wine tasting in the cellar door. From there you can take your healthy appetite through to the Restaurant and experience a journey of the senses with a 4-course Discovery Menu, that showcases the best of local and South West produce.
THE REVELATION - 7 Hours | $245pp | Min 2 guests| Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat
Departs Cape Lodge at 10.00 am
We join Cape Mentelle on a journey, as we demystify the world of wine. Walking through the winemaking process you will follow the story from the iconic Wallcliffe Vineyard through to the state-of-the-art fruit processing areas and ending in the rammed earth Cabernet Cellar, where you can enjoy a tutored wine and food pairing experience.
We start the day with a visit to a beautifully designed and appointed cellar door that is privately owned and operated, for a unique guided tasting that showcases Margaret River’s stylistic differences against other benchmark wines. After lunch we have an opportunity to meet the owner and winemaker at one of the regions genuine artisan wine producers and to embrace the magic and the story that lives within each glass! Or we could work off lunch with a two-kilometre nature ramble through coastal pastures and heath to the Wilyabrup Cliffs, where you will enjoy spectacular aerial views over the Southern Indian ocean!
THE FIVE ELEMENTS LIVING ART TOUR
7 Hours | $285pp | Min 4 guests| Monday to Friday
Departs Cape Lodge at 10.00am & returns before 4.30pm
The traditional way of looking at the visual arts, suggests that there are five basic elements of any art work – line, shape, colour, texture and space. Hardly anything that belongs to the domain of the visual can be achieved without at least one of these elements. On this tour we meet the artisans responsible for pulling all these elements together in the creation of award-winning fine designer furniture by Jah Roc, plus unique handmade wrought iron, art and decorator pieces forged in fire by Skender Iron. You will indulge in the fine art of food and wine matching at the Vasse Felix Restaurant that offers a beautiful setting to enjoy the regional flavours, textures and creative cuisine in compliment with a glass or two from their Icon Wine Collection. We complete the day with a visit to Jah Roc Gallery that is home to an impressive selection of Jah Roc Fine Furniture pieces and a diverse exhibition of Fine Art, Paintings, Glass, Sculpture, Ceramic, and Jewellery housed in a contemporary, modern setting located in Margaret River.
GO INSTYLE MARGARET RIVER REGIONAL PRIVATE TOUR
Full Day Private Tour | $295pp | Min 2 Guests | Daily: Depart 10am
This is a great tour for those experiencing the Region for the first time. A private tour which takes in the incredible natural beauty and diversity of Margaret River and environs at your own leisure. Majestic coastline, breathtaking Karri forests, wondrous limestone caves and magnificent beaches. Then of course those iconic wineries (great for lunch!) and the young emerging producers, all enhancing the Margaret Rivers reputation for top world class wines. Art galleries and produce stores such as the Chocolate Factory and Olio Bello olive farm round off a truly spectacular day-Includes a 2 course winery lunch.
TWIGHLIGHT DIDJERIDOO CAVE TOUR
1.5 Hours | $65pp | Departs from Ngilgi Cave at 4pm or 5pm
A wonderful cultural experience with Aboriginal learnings. Enjoy a short guided bushwalk identifying traditional medicine plants and learning the local Noongar connection with the region. Next venture into the Ngilgi cavern (pronounced Nil-ghee) to learn the Dreaming legends of the cave and hear a mesmerising didgeridoo performance.
Note: Ngilgi Cave is about a 15-20 minute drive from Cape Lodge, 250m past the Yallingup turnoff on Caves Rd.
MARGARET RIVER VINTAGE TOURS- LEEUWIN EXPERIENCE
6 Hours | $155pp | Max 12 Guests | Daily: Depart 10 am
Vintage wine tours are informative and fun, who will take you to a selection of world class wineries that will give you an insight into the wine making process from vine to wine. The Leeuwin Experience tour starts at Watershed & then onto Leeuwin where you receive the flight experience that is food and wine matching as an appetizer. After the flight experience you will be seated for a 2 course set lunch at Leeuwin Estate.
In the afternoon you are taken to Willyabrup where the first vines were planted in the region. You also get to sample produce from some of the finest Boutique vineyards and food outlets such as Edwards Wines, The Venison Farm, Ollio Bello, Vasse Felix, Bettenays, Woody Nook and Adinfern…. with chocolate, cheese and a special port tasting to complete your day.
WALK INTO LUXURY - CAPE TO CAPE EXPERIENCE
A scenic 3 hour private guided walk along a spectacular section of the Cape to Cape track between pristine Injidup beach and surf mecca, Smiths Beach. Finish with a long lunch with matched wines at picturesque winery restaurant Wills Domain
VASSE FELIX ORIGINAL TOUR
1.5 Hours | $55pp | Mon to Fri | Depart Vasse Felix Cellar Door at 3pm
The original tour takes you behind the scenes on wine-making at Margaret River’s founding wine estate, sharing unique historical insights into the region and all facets of wine production at Vasse Felix. The tour completes with a private tasting of the wine collection, accompanied by a small selection of gourmet bites.
Note: Vasse Felix is located about 15 minutes drive south from Cape Lodge along Caves Rd.
VASSE FELIX RESTAURANT 3 COURSE LUNCH
$95pp | Open daily
Enjoy a 3 course a la carte lunch and 2 glasses of wine overlooking the vines at the award winning Vasse Felix Restaurant. Visit the wonderful art gallery exhibiting works from the Janet Holmes a Court Collection- one of Australia’s most important collections of Australian and Western Australia art with a strong emphasis on Indigenous works.
Note: Vasse Felix is located about 15 minutes drive south from Cape Lodge along Caves Rd.
LEEUWIN IMMERSION EXPERIENCE
1.5 Hours | $55pp | Operates daily
A relaxed and informative introduction to Leeuwin estate commencing with an al fresco morning tea followed by an escorted behind the scenes tour of the winemaking process and visit to the Art Gallery which houses the collection of Australian contemporary art commissioned by for the famous “Art Series” labels. Finish with a matched food and wine flight of 5 wines.
Note: Leeuwin Estate is located just south of Margaret River township, next door to Voyager Estate. Please allow a minimum 35 minutes to drive to Leeuwin Estate.
VOYAGER ESTATE TOUR
Tour+Tasting | $45pp | 4 Course Menu- $145pp | 6 Course Menu- $210pp | Daily at 11am -Bookings are essential
Explore Voyager Estate’s vineyards, underground cellar, barrel hall and kitchen gardens. Taste wines straight from the barrel then finish with a guided tasting.
Note: Voyager Estate is located just south of Margaret River township, next door to Leeuwin Estate. Please allow a minimum 35 minutes to drive to Voyager Estate.