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Margaret River: Ngilgi Cave Semi-Guided Tour

1. Margaret River: Ngilgi Cave Semi-Guided Tour

Ngilgi is an exquisitely decorated cave, and visitors to its depths will marvel at its stunning stalactites, stalagmites, helictites and beautifully coloured shawls. Enjoy your visit to Ngilgi Cave with this tour led by an experienced informative guide. The semi-guided tour is approximately one-hour in duration, and begins with an introductory talk from the cave guide while being led down into the first chamber or "The Amphitheatre." Learn about the importance of the cave’s discovery, its role as Western Australia’s first tourist attraction, and gain insight into the early days of cave exploration in the area. Visitors can then explore the rest of the cave at their own pace, with another guide stationed in the centre of the cave to answer questions and provide further information.

Margaret River: Guided Canoe & 4x4 Tour with Lunch & Wine

2. Margaret River: Guided Canoe & 4x4 Tour with Lunch & Wine

Experience Margaret River’s great outdoors while tasting some of the region’s best wines and meeting the people who make them on a tour hosted by a local guide. Canoe down the river, savor a gourmet lunch in Wilyabrup, hike on Cape to Cape Track, and enjoy a 4WD jeep safari. Start the day with a canoe ride down a tranquil section of the Margaret River. Then, head to the beach to see how winemakers relax – with a cup of coffee. Continue to an ancient waterhole to spot freshwater marron and other marine wildlife. Taste local honey while reflecting on the area's Aboriginal history dating back more than 50,000 years. Next, stop for lunch at Fraser Gallop Estate. Get access to the vineyard and savor some of the best wines of the region paired with local produce while seated among barrels of aging wine. Finish your day with a 4WD adventure and a short guided walk on a section of the Cape to Cape Walk Track to admire the Wilyabrup Cliffs. With special government approval, ride on a 4WD track that offers stunning cliff-top views. Keep an eye out for dolphins, sharks, whales, kangaroos, eagles, and wildflowers (seasonal). Soak in the epic scenery and fresh breeze from the Indian Ocean before starting the return journey.

Esperance & Margaret River Adventure 6-Day Tour

3. Esperance & Margaret River Adventure 6-Day Tour

Day 1: Perth to Margaret River Begin by traveling south from Perth to the popular tourist town of Busselton. See the 19th-century jetty stretching 1.8km into the turquoise Geographe Bay. Stop at breathtaking Meelup Beach for lunch and a quick swim. Unleash the adventurer within embarking on a two-hour hike to Cape Naturalist in Leeuwin-Naturalise National Park. Descend into the magical Ngilgi Cave. Finally, arrive at Big Valley Caravan Park for the night. Day 2: Margaret River to Walpole In the morning, head to Surfers Point, at the Margaret River mouth to surfers, carve up the ocean. Embark on a 6km hike through one of the most scenic sections of the Cape to Cape Track from Redgate Beach to Contos. Taste your way around the world-renowned Margaret River region. Continue south into the pristine forests of the Walpole Wilderness Region. Visit the largest tingle tree in Western Australia and set up camp at idyllic Peaceful Bay. Day 3: Walpole and Albany Region After breakfast, pack up camp and roam on to William Bay National Park. Visit the Natural Bridge and The Gap. Set out on a two-hour hike through the forest to Castle Rock. Set up camp at a private campsite at Mt Trio with shower and toilet facilities. Day 4: Mt Trio to Cape Le Grand National Park Make your way towards Esperance and travel a little further east to Cape Le Grand National Park. Set up camp at Lucky Bay, where you will find an ocean colored all imaginable shades of blue and sand so white and fine it squeaks between your toes. The rest of the day is at your command. Day 5: Cape Le Grand National Park Wander onto the beach before spending a whole day unearthing this incredible park. Traverse through lush bushland, swim at fantastic bays and coves, and learn about its abundant flora and fauna. Embark on one of the best hikes of the tour, climbing Frenchman Peak to watch the sunset on the last night. Day 6: Esperance to Perth Depart early in the morning. Stop for lunch at a quintessential outback town and continue until reaching the 2,700-million-year-old Wave Rock. Hop back on the bus to see the historic township of York. Learn about the Rabbit-Proof Fence. Finally, roll into Perth in the evening after traveling around 9 hours with stops along the way.

Perth: Margaret River Highlights Tour with Wine and Cheese

4. Perth: Margaret River Highlights Tour with Wine and Cheese

The tour begins with pickup from the meeting points in Perth and heads to the Crooked Carrot Cafe for a coffee and cake to start the day. Head to Cowaramup, a quirky country town home to a variety of shops selling local produce. Arrive at the Margaret River Township next and take a stroll along the bustling main street. Afterwards, enjoy lunch at a cafe with ocean views in Gnarabup, or go for a wander along the scenic boardwalk. See the impressive waves at Surfers Point next, the hub of south-west Australia’s surf culture. Later, head to Passel Estate, an award-winning boutique winery. Enjoy a wine tasting session (price not included), or stroll around the vineyard. Travel to Canal Rocks to admire panoramic views across the bay, then continue on to the stunning Meelup Beach. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy some local wine and cheese while marvelling at the crystal clear water. End the day with a sunset stroll along Busselton Jetty, the longest jetty in the Southern Hemisphere.

Busselton: 45 Minute Scenic Cape and Coast Helicopter Flight

5. Busselton: 45 Minute Scenic Cape and Coast Helicopter Flight

Experience the magic of the Southwest's coastline on this 45 minute helicopter flight. Capture stunning images of the incredible landscapes from above on this tour from Busselton Airport. Marvel at iconic sights like Castle Rock and the white sand of Meelup beach, Cape Naturaliste lighthouse, Canal Rocks and Injidup Natural Spa. Meet staff at Busselton Airport and get set up and briefed for your thrilling helicopter ride. Step into our well-maintained aircraft and feel the exhilaration of taking off over spectacular landscapes and Busselton Jetty. Take out your camera as you pass over the huge granite boulder of Castle Rock and the azure waters of Meelup beach. Gaze out at the fantastic rock formations along the Cape Naturaliste coastline. Watch as waves from the Indian Ocean crash on Canal Rocks and Injidup Natural Spa, then soak up the charm of the Yallingup region from the air. Soar back to Busselton airport over vineyards and checkered farmland. 

Busselton: Helicopter Flight over the Western Coastline

6. Busselton: Helicopter Flight over the Western Coastline

Get bird's-eye views over Western Australia's most stunning scenery with an hour-long helicopter flight from Busselton. Meet your pilot at Busselton Margaret River Airport and get comfortable in your helicopter. Sit back as the flight sets off and start taking in unbeatable panoramas on your route over the Geographe Bay coastline. Fly over the white sands of Smiths Beach and the impressive crags at Canal Rocks, before heading over Injidup Natural Spa and Margaret Rivermouth. Keep an eye out for surfers catching waves at the area's most renowned surf breaks. Return over scenic farmland and the wetlands before landing back in Busselton.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 39 reviews

Sean is an excellent guide. He shared with us generously about the local culture and his knowledge in wine. The canoeing was exceptionally easy and peaceful. We enjoyed the beauty of Margaret river without even getting wet! The winery experience was great too with great pairing cheese n food prepared by Sean to go with the various wine. Sean gave us such a wonderful experience that I now see Margaret river in a different light although it wasn’t our first trip there. I highly recommend this tour for those who want a great day at Margaret river.

This was, by far, one of the most enjoyable days that a tour can offer. A relaxed way to see the scenery around Margaret River and gaining knowledge through local, Sean, our tour guide. Canoes were completely safe and relaxing, the wine tasting and lunch was really enjoyable, the 4wd was safe which reached into the best scenery over the cliffs. Overall what a wonderful day and would definitely recommend to anyone going to Margaret River to give a rich experience to their life.

This tour was way more than advertised, the little details and guide knowledge really made this the best experience! Sean was friendly and accommodating, his obvious passion for the tour made it even more enjoyable! HIGHLY recommend and highlight of our Margaret River experience!

Sean's tour is a must in Margaret River. A Unique tour with attention to detail and insider knowledge to the best locations the region can offer. The food and wine was amazing and the activities flowed seamlessly. You simply must do it!

Great access to the cave although a lot of steps down to the bottom and then back up to the top. Just takes a bit of time to pace yourself and it is well worth it.