The Gourmet South West

Welcome to the South West, where mouth-watering produce, world-class wine and ancient forests hide around every corner.

Journey Overview

Welcome to the South West, where mouth-watering produce, world-class wine and ancient forests hide around every corner. Taste the very best of Margaret River’s wineries, restaurants and providores. Discover Albany’s incredible past. Western Australia has never been more enticing.

Journey Highlights

  • Self-drive through WA’s gourmet heart
  • Indulge at Margaret River’s award-winning Cape Lodge
  • Uncover secrets from master winemakers in a private barrel tasting
  • Wander through the centuries-old Valley of the Giants

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Perth – Margaret River

Self drive* south to the gourmand’s paradise, Margaret River. Meander through landscapes of sun-kissed vineyards, picture-perfect coastlines, and towering karri forests. Bed down at Cape Lodge and dine on an innovative menu of local produce and the region’s best wines.

Cape Lodge | D

Day 2: Margaret River

Meander from winery to winery by classic car with a private guide. Savour limited-release wines in a private barrel tasting and meet the winemakers that put Margaret River on the map.

Cape Lodge | BLD

Day 3: Margaret River – Pemberton

Journey to Pemberton along the glorious Cape Leeuwin coastline. Gaze skywards at the dizzying Gloucester Tree, a giant 72 metre high karri tree that was traditionally used as a fire lookout. Your accommodation tonight is in the tranquillity of Silkwood Winery, where four architect-designed cabins are the epitome of privacy and indulgence.

Silkwood Chalet | B

Day 4: Pemberton

Enjoy a day at leisure to discover the region’s fascinating culinary heritage and natural wonders. Choose to join truffle hunters to unearth gourmet gold, canoe through winding rivers or swim in pristine lakes. Later, why not sip wines at the boutique cellar door just moments from your private chalet.

Silkwood Chalet | B

Day 5: Pemberton – Albany

Journey onwards to the Valley of the Giants, home to the last forest of red tingle trees in the world. Wander high in the canopy on the Treetop Walk before arriving in the historic port city of Albany.

The Beachhouse at Bayside

Day 6: Albany

Uncover Albany’s fascinating whaling history at Australia’s last operating whaling station before an afternoon at leisure.

The Beachhouse at Bayside | B

Day 7: Albany – Perth

Return to Perth through the Stirling Ranges.



*Car hire not included.

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Preferred Accommodation

Preferred Accommodation

This journey features the following Preferred Accommodations:

Cape Lodge, Margaret River

The Gourmet South West

Surrounded by stunning forest, lake and parkland scenery Cape Lodge is only minutes away from pristine beaches, spectacular coastline and... Read more

Journey Dates & Prices

As this suggested itinerary can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking.

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey.


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