Situated right at the tip of south Western Australia, Margaret River boasts some of the best attractions of the region in a single convenient location.

Most noteworthy, the region stretches down from Busselton to Augusta, which makes for an easy two and a half hours drive from Perth.

Go on a road trip here, cruising through splendid beaches, bespoke art galleries, tall timber forests, ancient caves, flowing rivers and world-class surf breaks.

However, most travellers keep coming back here for the award-winning wineries and breweries.

We’ve uncovered the best winery and brewery tours for your next Margaret River visit.

1. Margaret River Scenic Nature, Food and Wine Tour Including Gourmet Lunch

This tour offers the best way to enjoy the regional food, wine and scenery of Margaret River.

First of all, you’ll get to tour the iconic boutique wineries in the area as you sip on their award-winning products.

Then, you can enjoy free tastings of chocolate, cheese, olives and ice-cream.

After some food tasting, visit the most scenic sites and enjoy stunning panoramas, as you learn about the landscape, terrain and wildflowers.

Similarly, feast your eyes on the dazzling Canal Rocks and Caves Road.

You’ll also be stunned by the wild scenery of the coast, the beautiful Hamelin Bay’s stingrays and the Boranup Karri Forest.

In addition, if you love photography and scenery, this is the best tour for you.

After that, you will enjoy a delicious gourmet lunch.

This features the main meal along with a glass of regional wine or beer in a splendid setting in the forest.

Most importantly, this small group tour takes place in a luxury vehicle which enables you to enjoy a full tour day that’s crafted to your desires.

Connoisseurs and beginners alike will find this tour ideal as it offers great value for the day long experience.

Things to do and see on this Food and Winery Tour

  • Explore the spectacular scenery of Hamelin Bay and feed the stingrays.
  • Drive through the majestic Boranup Karri Forest for photos.
  • Enjoy a glass of fine wine with gourmet lunch.

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2. Margaret River Small-Group Food and Wine Tasting Tour

Tantalise your taste buds with this full day tour of Margaret River, which includes round-trip transport and hotel pick up from the region.

In addition, enjoy an insider’s scoop on the growing trend of chemical-free wines at 5 biodynamic organic wineries.

On your way, make a stopover at the Yahava Koffee Works for a caffeine fix to kick start your great day out.

After that, you’ll head out to the wineries for fine wine tasting and a vineyard experience.

Moreover, you’ll sample the decadent delights of Gabriel chocolate, indulge in regional cheeses, jams and meats from artisan producers.

Then enjoy a three course lunch at the Xanadu Wines or Flutes, both accredited 5-star restaurants in the region.

Finally, complete your day with a scenic visit to the Canal Rocks, or a brewery.

Things to do and see on this Food and Winery Tour

  • A great day out enjoying premium food and wine.
  • Visit 4 splendid cellars and taste their extensive wine range.
  • Taste gourmet local produce at dedicated foodie spots.

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3. Margaret River Kayaking, Nature, Winery and Food Tasting Tour

Experience the best of Margaret River’s forests, rivers, gourmet produce and fine wineries all in a single day.

Kick start the tour with a kayaking adventure in the morning.

While kayaking, you’ll see the natural beauty of Blackwood River National Park and its wildlife.

Afterwards, spend the afternoon enjoying the scenery, fine wines and gourmet produce.

You’ll stop by Arlewood Estate, an award-winning boutique winery for personalized tastings.

After that experience the majesty of the Boranup Forest with a fascinating walk among the tall trees.

At Conto Beach, enjoy dazzling panoramas of the Indian Ocean, and the rugged coastline of Margaret River.

Moreover you can enjoy some whale and dolphin spotting.

If you’re looking for a fun and relaxing wine tour without the crowds, then this is tailored just for you.

Things to do and see on this Food and Winery Tour

  • Get comfy inside spacious double kayaks as you explore the tranquil Blackwood River waters with its entertaining wildlife.
  • Enjoy personalized tastings at Arlewood Estate and Redgate Wines, while sampling some of the region’s finest wines within a relaxed setting.
  • Stop by Temper Temper Fine Chocolate for some of the region’s best decadent chocolates.
  • At Vasse Virgin, you’ll get to sample an array of soaps, cosmetics and olive oils.

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4. Margaret River Caves & Wine Tour

Explore Margaret River on this tour with multi-stops made stress free by all transport included. 

Enjoy the scenery and learn about the region as your guide handles the driving.

In addition, make stops at Mammoth Cave, Busselton Jetty and Leeuwin Lighthouse.

Your first stop will be Busselton Jetty where you can enjoy some morning tea.

At midday, sit down and refuel on a platter lunch paired with cider samples from Bootleg Brewery, a boutique brewery.

After that enjoy more tastings at the Sandalford Winery with its fine vintages, as you explore their lush grounds.

Finally, the afternoon highlights include the natural attractions of the Margaret River region such as Mammoth Cave.

Things to do and see on this Winery Tour

  • Be mesmerized by the ancient geological features of Mammoth Cave.
  • Take photos and enjoy the views while driving through Boranup Karri Forest to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.
  • Go on a trail walk and lookout for native wildlife including dolphins, sea lions and rock parrots.
  • Head back into the township for some more exploration.

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5. Private Customised Margaret Wine Tour

This private customized tour of Margaret River enables you to tailor your perfect day.

Indulge in fine wine tasting, sample delicious Australian cuisine, climb a historic lighthouse, see the stingrays up close, or visit an outback sheep shearing shed.

To begin, a private vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Margaret River.

You will have discussed your itinerary with your guide in advance so that they have everything prepared for your customised tour.

After that just sit back and enjoy the scenery.

What’s included on this Winery Tour?

  • Depending on your itinerary, you may visit the vineyards, enjoying tastings at the region’s prestigious wineries.
  • Or go strolling the sandy beaches of the coast, with its sea caves and historic lighthouses.
  • Take a train ride along the Busselton Jetty, then go exploring its underwater observatory.
  • Tantalize your taste buds with lunch at one of the 5-star restaurants.

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6. Full Day Margaret River Winery and Brewery Tour in a Rolls Royce

Journey in style inside an air-conditioned Silver Spirit Rolls Royce, while taking in the wineries, breweries and scenery of Margaret River.

This full day tour includes visits to 5 wineries, 2 breweries in addition to lunch.

Finally, enjoy some samplings of locally produced cheese, chocolate and olive oil.

Above all, travel at a leisurely pace taking the time to enjoy every stop with commentary from your guide.

What’s included on this Wine & Brewery Tour?

  • Travel in luxury via classic Rolls Royce, air-conditioned to your comfort.
  • Learn how the wines and beers of Margaret River are produced.
  • Enjoy tastings of the region’s products including wine, beer, cheese, chocolate and olive oils.
  • After that, stop by Canal Rocks for a scenic photo opportunity.

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7. Private Group Brewery Tour

This private group brewery tour of Margaret River will have you visiting some of Australia’s best breweries.

In addition, have a chat with some of the local brewers, new and old as you get to watch them at work close up.

Kick start your tour with a stopover at the Margaret River Mouth Viewpoint.

Here you can enjoy some surfing or take a relaxing stroll along the beautiful beaches.

Next is a visit to the Cowaramup Brewing Company where you can enjoy a delicious lunch paired with tasty beer.

After that stop at the Eagle Bay Brewery in Dunsborough, where you get to sample beer brewed from eagles.

Finally, at the Brewhouse, you’ll get to enjoy tasty beer and a meal.

What’s included on this Brewery Tour?

  • At the Beerfarm, Metricup, you will get to see how the amazing Australian’s harvest their beer.
  • Then head over to the Margaret River Distilling Company to learn how vodka and gin are made.
  • At the Black Brewing Co. you will get to sample Australian beer at its finest.

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8. Vasse Felix Margaret River Private Winery Tour

Enjoy a behind the scenes winery tour of Vasse Felix, the first wine estate that opened in the Margaret River region.

In addition, learn about local history and see the earliest grape vines of the region.

After that, take a 90 minute tour of the winery’s production areas guided by a professional.

Finally, your tour will culminate in a private tasting of the winery’s fine collection along with select gourmet appetizers.

What’s included on this Winery Tour?

  • Immerse yourself in Vasse Felix’s and Margaret River region’s history.
  • Explore the first vines to be planted in the region.
  • Also learn the processes of wine-making and factors influencing production.

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9. Voyager Estate Margaret River Tour

This wine tasting tour will have you discovering the vineyards, winery and underground cellar of Voyager Estate.

In addition, as you explore the grounds, a professional guide will explain the wine-making processes and the history of Voyager Estate.

After that choose from the four course discovery menu.

Alternatively, upgrade for a sensory dining experience with a seven course gourmet lunch of seasonal dishes paired expertly with fine wine.

This 90 minute small group tour has a maximum of six to guarantee an interactive experience.

What’s included on this Winery Tour?

  • Entry to Voyager Estate.
  • Expert guide who will show you the Cape Dutch-style architecture and gardens.
  • Also tour the winery barrel hall and sample wine directly from the barrel.
  • Finally, enjoy fine dining with each of the courses inspired by the wines and vineyards.

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10. Leeuwin Estate Tour

This tour and tasting offers a relaxed introduction to the wines of Leeuwin Estate.

The tour includes morning tea, a wine tasting paired with food, in addition to a discovery of the winemaking processes.

Moreover, a professional guide provides commentary on the long association of this family-owned winery with the arts.

Finally, participate in special events including wine dinners, cooking classes and a concert series in the summer.

What’s included on this Winery Tour?

  • Entry to Leeuwin Estate.
  • Morning tea or coffee with freshly baked scones at a private open-air verandah.
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the winemaking process.
  • Learn about the Margaret River regional history and discover the winemaking philosophy of Leeuwin Estate.
  • Tour the art gallery displays and collections of contemporary Australian artworks.
  • Enjoy tasting of 5 wines paired with seasonal dishes.

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11. Cape Mentelle Behind The Scenes Tour

Explore the art of winemaking on this guided tour and tasting at Cape Mentelle, one of the original winery pioneers of Margaret River.

At the Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard you get to learn about terroir, oak ageing, fermentation and more.

After that, tour the barrel hall and cellars for some fine wine tastings.

In addition, marvel at the original cabernet cellar with its showcase of 150 oak barriques in a rammed earth setting.

Finally, indulge in a structured tasting of the current releases of the vineyard at the cellar door.

What’s included on this Winery Tour?

  • Entry to Cape Mentelle.
  • See grapes being processed during vintage at the red cellar.
  • Visit the barrel hall and see all the wines maturing in oak barriques.
  • Taste current release wines in the cellar door.
  • Stand among the region’s third planted vineyard and learn the history of Cape Mentelle.

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12. Brown Hill Estate Tour

Discover the wine and culinary delights of Brown Hill Estate winery on this small-group tour limited to 12 people.

Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about driving after sampling the wines as transportation is included.

After that you’ll visit the Brown Hill Estate winery, and get the inside scoop on their winemaking process.

Explore the family-owned vineyard with a winemaker on hand to provide commentary on the various grapes produced as you enjoy a tasting.

What’s included on this Winery Tour?

  • Entry to Brown Hill Estate.
  • A winemaker will guide this tour through the charming vineyard of the estate.
  • Enjoy tastings from the barrels of the Estate’s premium wines.
  • Also sample the Signature Range Wines at the charming cellar door.

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