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As one of the world’s renowned wine regions, embarking on a wine tour adventure during your holiday in the Margaret River region is a must. But with more than 95 cellar doors to choose from, narrowing down which ones to visit can certainly become an overwhelming process for first time visitors.
Booking either a half day or full day wine tour is a stress-free way to experience a fantastic cross selection of wineries – and with someone else taking care of the driving, there’s plenty of time to relax and focus on discovering your new favourite drop.
Even better, all of the Margaret River wine tours listed below will pick you up from Pullman Bunker Bay Resort - an added convenience for Pullman guests.
Read on to discover our top picks for your Margaret River wine tour.
SOUTH WEST CHARTERS
Best for… when you want to build your own itinerary
A private tour with South West Charters offers the perfect blend of expert local knowledge and the freedom to choose your own adventure. The team here are happy to help you plan your own customised itinerary around what you love most (red wine, anyone?!) and can cater for 2 – 24 people. Learn more.
Best for... wine tours with wow factor
Be picked up from Pullman Resort's private helipad by the experienced team at Scenic Helicopters and embark on a wine tour in true 5-star style. Your aerial wine tour includes a tailored flight path taking you to some of the Margaret River Region's best wineries and gives you the opportunity to soak up breathtaking scenery along the way. Learn more.
Best for… when you want to tour like a local
Harvest Tours are an enthusiastic local family team who provide authentic Margaret River wine tour experiences. If you’ve ever wanted to explore the region just like a local would, these are the tours for you. Full day tours from $105 per person. Learn more.
Best for… wine buffs
If you have a keen interest in learning the specifics of the winemaking process, or just want to flex your wine knowledge, Unplugged’s tours are a great choice. Run by Helena Chlepnac (WSET Level 2 Certificate in Wine, enrolled in the Level 3 course) and Tony Proffitt (over 6 years’ experience as a viticulturist from Coonawarra to the Barossa Valley) with tours from $125 per person. Learn more.
BUSH TUCKER TOURS
Best for… first time visitors & meeting other travellers
If you want to tick off the region’s best known wineries while meeting like-minded friends, you’ll love your time with Bush Tucker! The tours run 364 days of the year with groups of 13-20 other travellers from all over the globe. Full day tours from $110 per person. Learn more.
WINE FOR DUDES
Best for… when you love beer AND wine!
Specialising in tours that are relaxed and fun while still being informative, Wine for Dudes tours also include the region’s best craft breweries to give you a great mix of experiences. Full day tour options from $105 per person. Learn more.
MR CHAUFFEURS, GO IN STYLE. UNPLUGGED
Best for… when you want privacy and luxury
Each of these tour operators offer intimate, customisable tours for 2 - 5 guests. Whether you want the space and stylish comfort of a Range Rover (Mr Chauffeurs) or the high end finishes and pizazz of a Jaguar (Go in Style) or Mercedes (Unplugged) you’ll be turning heads as you explore the Margaret River region.
Note: this blog was published in November 2017 – tour prices may have changed so we recommend you check each wine tour website for the latest price information. Images thanks to our friends at Scenic Helicopters and South West Charters.
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