Margaret River, Caves, Wine and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Tour from Perth
Discover the natural beauty and charm of the south west on this full day tour of Margaret River including the Busselton Jetty and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Sample the produce of the local artisans, be amazed at the grandeur of the Karri forests and see where the the Southern and Indian Oceans meet. This is a perfect introduction to the Southwest for those short on time.Departing the city of Perth head south west towards Margaret River (approximately three hours) passing through small picturesque towns and farming communities, with plenty of stops for ìleg stretchingî along the way.The first stop is Busselton Jetty, the longest wooden jetty in the southern hemisphere, stretching 1.8 kilometers outwards into Geographe Bay. Take some time to walk around and enjoy morning tea (at own expense). Next, head to the Bootleg Brewery for a gourmet platter lunch and enjoy some beer and cider tastings. take your time to enjoy the scenery. After lunch, stop at Sandleford Winery and enjoy tastings if some of their finest wines. You will have time to walk around the grounds and if you like, purchase some of the wines available.Next, explore Mammoth Caves. Take a guided tour through this gothic like cave with vast chambers full of amazing formations. The cave will reveal a fascinating range of information about the flora and fauna of this region. You guide will tell you about the history of the caves, the different formations formed within the cave. Travel through the beautiful Boranup Forest as you make your to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse where you can see the meeting point of the Indian and Southern oceans. There is plenty of wildlife to see including rock parrots, sea lions and dolphins. Take a walk along the heritage trail and soak up the atmosphere and beauty of the area.Heading back towards Margaret River, make a brief stop in the township where you’ll have some free time to stroll the main street. Stop for dinner (own expense) before returning home to Perth.