Perth locals love a good trip down south, and what’s not to love? Incredible food and wine, spectacular beaches and many outstanding natural wonders are just a few of the highlights. Only 3 hours south of the city, Margaret River is one of the most popular weekend getaways from Perth, especially for wine lovers!
Booking a Margaret River wine tour is hands down the best way to enjoy all that this area has to offer. The highlight will be sampling some of the world-class wine the region is known for. Having an experienced guide take you to the best vineyards is definitely the way to go. This way you can sit back, relax and enjoy your day without worrying about who’s driving!
Over the years, I’ve tried many different wine tours in Margaret River so I’ve taken the stress out of the planning and I’ve done all the research for you. Below you’ll find a detailed guide to helping you choose the best Margaret River wine tour, including plenty of options to suit all needs and preferences.
**These tours all depart from Margaret River, unless otherwise noted**
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Best Margaret River Wine Tours – 10 Unique & Exciting Wine, Food and Adventure Tours
Most Popular Margaret River Wine Tours
Margies Big Day Out Wine & Beer Tour
Duration: 6 hrs 30 min
Included: Accommodation pick up/drop off, wine tastings at 3 venues, lunch, beer & cider tasting, cheese & chocolate tasting.
This action packed and super fun day out is definitely one of the most popular wine tours in Margaret River, and my personal favourite! You’ll get a great variety of everything in this tour, from wine tastings, beer & cider tastings, and plenty of delicious food to try throughout the day.
The tour guides are always passionate about wine and food and knowledgeable about the region. You’ll learn plenty of cool stuff as the day unfolds!
Departing at 10am, you will be picked up at your Margaret River hotel and enjoy visits to three wineries, two breweries, as well as a cheese and chocolate tasting. The tour stops for lunch at the Bootleg Brewery which also includes a beer and cider tasting.
The final stop of the day will be at the second brewery where the tasting fee and any drinks purchased are not included in the day trip package.
The Full Bottle – Full Day Margaret River Tour
Duration: 7 hrs
Included: Accommodation pick up/drop off, all wine tastings, cheese & crackers, liqueur samples, lunch with wine or beer, cheese & chocolate samples, bottled water on board.
Enjoy a guided journey through the stunning Margaret River region sampling some of the best wine, food and cocktails along the way. This popular tour will bring you to several wineries where you’ll get an in depth look at behind the scenes of the wine making process.
Stop at two breweries throughout the day as well as liqueur, chocolate, nougat and cheese tasting stops. This tour also includes lunch so no need to pack one!
The day will begin with a pick up from your accommodation (only in Margaret River town) at around 10am. The tour will aim to finish with dropping you off at the same place at around 5:30pm.
Full Day Wine & Brewery Tour with Lunch
Duration: 7 – 8 hrs
Included: Accommodation pick up/drop off, wine tastings, lunch and a drink of choice, cheese and chocolate tastings.
This highly-rated Margaret River wine tour is the perfect relaxing day out with friends, enjoying great wine and beautiful scenery along the way.
After pick up, the day begins with a coffee tasting at Yahava KoffeeWorks where you’ll taste the difference between each style of coffee. Next up is a stop at the Redgate Winery for a tour and tasting followed by the chance to try some olive oils, pestos, balsamic vinegars and more.
Stop for lunch at the Black Brewing microbrewery accompanied by a glass of beer or wine while taking in the stunning views of their grounds.
After lunch, the tour continues to the Lenton Brae Winery for another tasting followed by a visit to the Thompson Estate where you’ll enjoy a wine and cheese tasting experience.
Complete the day with a stop at the Margaret River Chocolate Company for a complimentary chocolate tasting before being returned to your accommodation.
Adventure Wine Tours
Caves, Wine and Lighthouse Tour from Perth
Duration: 13 hrs 30 min
Included: Accommodation pick up/drop off, live commentary from guide, lunch and drinks, wine tasting, guided tour of Mammoth Cave.
This full day trip from Perth is ideal if you’re visiting the city and hoping to squeeze in a quick trip to Margaret River while you’re there. The day will be long, but you’ll get a great introduction to the beautiful south west region.
After an 8am pick up, the tour will begin the journey down south with a stop at the Busselton Jetty along the way. Enjoy a delicious platter lunch with beer and cider tastings at the Bootleg Brewery once you arrive in Margaret River.
The afternoon will bring you to the historic Sandalford Winery where you will taste some of their award-winning wines while enjoying the picturesque surroundings.
The day trip continues with a guided tour of the impressive Mammoth Cave, one of Margaret River’s most spectacular natural attractions. Visit the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse before heading back to Margaret River to enjoy some free time browsing the shops on the main street.
Finish off the day with dinner at a local restaurant before making the drive back to Perth.
Margaret River Wine Adventure Tour
Duration: 5 hrs 30 min
Included: Morning tea/coffee, wine tastings, gourmet lunch, canoe hire, 4WD tour, local guide.
This tour is perfectly suited for those who enjoy a bit of adventure mixed in with their wine tastings. Explore the stunning natural beauty and taste the incredible wines of the Margaret River region on this relaxed and fun wine tour.
The tour departs from the Margaret River Discovery Co. and begins with a 45 minute canoe trip along the scenic Margaret River. Stop at the Fraser Gallop Estate for a private lunch and wine tasting in their picturesque vineyard.
After lunch, the tour continues with a 4WD adventure and a walk along an easy portion of the Cape to Cape Track for some spectacular coastal views. Stop for a coffee break at a popular beachfront cafe on the way to the final stop of the tour, the beautiful Kevill Road Waterfall.
Before returning to the starting point, taste some locally produced honey and learn about the region’s Aboriginal and European history. With over 1,000 great reviews, this popular tour is guaranteed to be an awesome day out!
Electric Bike Winery & Brewery Tour
Duration: 5 – 6 hrs
Included: Electric bike rentals, lunch, wine and beer tastings, bottled water, experienced local guide.
Cruise through the beautiful Margaret River countryside on an electric bike, stopping at some of the region’s best wineries and breweries along the way. Don’t worry about your fitness level for this one, just sit back and let the bike do all the hard work!
This small group tour meets at the Margaret River Brewhouse at around 10am. The first stop will be at the incredible Stella Bella wines, one of my personal favourite Margaret River wineries! Enjoy a tasting and gain some insight into their winemaking process.
Next up is a visit to the lovely Arlewood Estate where you’ll have a guided wine tasting accompanied by locally made chocolates. A delicious platter-style picnic lunch will be served on their property including a glass of wine.
Continue the cycling tour until you arrive back where you started at the Margaret River Brewhouse. Round off the day of adventures with a tasting paddle of three beers.
If you feel like buying a bottle of wine or two during the tour, it will be picked up at the end of the day so you don’t have to carry it with you!
Food Focused Wine Tours
Wine, Cheese, & Food Tour
Duration: 7 hrs
Included: Accommodation pick up/drop off, lunch, bottled water, wine tastings, food tastings, guided tour of a working winery.
With a focus on food, this is the ultimate wine and food lovers tour including locally made cheese, chocolate, olive oils and more delicious things.
The tour offers pick up from Busselton, Dunsborough, Margaret River and other locations in the region. Visit a number of popular wineries, micro-breweries, spirit distilleries and have a guided tour at each stop.
Learn all about the chocolate making process as you sample it at the Margaret River Chocolate Company. Stop at the Vasse Virgin Olive Oil Factory to taste the different flavours of the oils. Enjoy a delicious share platter lunch at one of the breweries.
The Cellar d’Or Winery Tours offer an awesome day out filled with all the best things in life: good wine and food, cheese, chocolate and stunning scenery! What could be better?
Wineries, Chocolate, Scones & Lunch
Duration: 7 hrs
Included: Accommodation pick up/drop off within Margaret River town, breakfast, lunch, wine tastings, food tastings.
This unique tour is focused on tasting the best that the Margaret River region has to offer, wine, fresh scones, coffee, chocolate, olive oil and more.
The day starts with a 9am pick up and takes you to a local farm for morning tea. Enjoy some fresh homemade scones with jam and cream with a choice of coffee or tea. While you’re there, you can choose to partake in feeding the emus and alpacas!
Visit three world-class wineries for tastings throughout the day: Stella Bella Wines, Ashbrook Estate, and Brownhill Estate. This tour also includes stops at a chocolate factory, a shop selling organic honey and bee products, an olive oil tasting and lunch.
Take in the stunning views of the Indian Ocean as you make a quick stop at Gracetown to watch the surfers and possibly spot a dolphin or two!
Small Group Wine & Food Full Day Tour
Duration: 10 hrs
Included: Accommodation pick up/drop off, coffee tasting, wine tasting, chocolate tasting, food tasting, meat pairing, vineyard and barrel room experience, private guide.
This small group wine and food tour provides a more intimate tasting experience and the opportunity to adapt the itinerary to the group’s preferences. If you’re travelling with a group of friends or family, this tour would be an excellent choice.
The day begins with a coffee tasting at Yahava KoffeeWorks where you’ll get the chance to sample a variety of coffees from around the world. After that, you will head over to the Brown Hill Estate for a guided tasting and vineyard tour.
Following that, make a stop at the McHenry Hohnen cellar door to taste their chemical-free wines paired with free-range meats.
The tour includes an amazing 2-course lunch with a glass of wine at the Flutes Restaurant overlooking a beautiful lake. The afternoon will take you to another wine tasting at the Fermoy Estate, followed by a chocolate tasting and olive oil tasting.
Finish off the day with a refreshing ale at the Wild Hop Brewing Company before returning to your accommodation.
Wine, Coffee, Lunch & Forest Full Day Tour
Duration: 5 – 6 hrs
Included: Accommodation pick up/drop off, coffee tasting, wine tasting, lunch, olive oil tasting.
This Margaret River wine tour is the perfect intro to the beautiful southwest. You’ll taste the best wines, marvel at the amazing scenery and discover some hidden gems while sampling some delicious locally made food.
After being picked up, the day kicks off with a guided coffee tasting at Yahava KoffeeWorks. Throughout the day you will visit two wineries for tastings and behind the scenes tours.
Stop for lunch at the Berry Farm cellar door and also taste a few fortified wines, liqueurs and vinegars while you’re there.
This tour also makes a stop at the majestic Boranup Forest where you’ll get the chance to admire the stunning Karri trees towering above you.
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