MARGARET RIVER WINERY TOUR

1. How many wineries and breweries do we visit on the tour?

On every Bushtucker Gourmet Winery Tour, we visit 4 wineries (which we alter daily) and 1 brewery.We are welcomed at all large and small cellars.The Grove Cocktail venue is a guest favorite, request on booking! The wineries visited on the day are a combination of small boutique cellar doors and also larger icon cellar doors. The brewery visited daily is one of 8 in the region, Bootleg, Duckstein, Colonial,Cowaramup Brewery, Cheeky Monkey, Occys Brewery, Bush Shack of Yallingup or Clancy’s Fish Pub Dunsborough.

2. Is there a set itinerary for the winery tour?

We do not have a set itinerary for every tour. We do however visit 4 wineries, 1 brewery and both the Margaret River Cheese Company and Margaret River Chocolate Company on every tour. The itinerary is created by your guide on the day, to be fresh and suit guest requests!
Everyone is most welcome to make any request for places that they would like to visit on the day, however we have to take into consideration the location of requests as we don’t want all our guests sitting on a bus for hours so we can get to one remote location!

We know the best service and Wine Estates so our itineraries are personally designed daily!

3. How many people are on the bus?

The maximum amount of guests on our buses at one time is 21 people.Sunday to Friday there are generally 8-12 people.Alternately a deluxe tour, in the deluxe vehicle, has 12 or less passengers- please request this tour if interested.

4. What does lunch consist of?

Our Gourmet lunch is prepared by the Bushtucker chef and hosted at a winery restaurant by your guide. Lunch is a sit down meal with plates, cutlery and glasses for wine and water. Our lunch is an antipasto style lunch with a twist! We offer different types of dips, pestos, chutneys, relishes, a large selection of marinated vegetables, smoked and roasted meats, cheese, salad and local selection of breads. There is also the option of trying some of our native bush foods, which also includes our famous Witjuti Grubs! This is a very wholesome and filling meal, no one will walk away unsatisfied! Please advise of dietary requirements pre-tour.

5. Do we pick up outside of the Bunbury, Busselton, Dunsborough, Margaret River area?

Tours depart all towns approximately 10am.  Hotels & home address locations will be given a time of pick up when booking.  Remote pickups can be arranged call 0897579084 for assistance.

6. What is and what isn’t included in the price?

Included in the price is all wine tastings, tastings at both the Margaret River Cheese Company and Margaret River Chocolate Company.Lunch is also included in the price of the tour.     Tastings at the Brewery visited on the day are not included; however Bushtucker Tour guests receive great discounts off any beers purchased(Generally $12 for 6 boutique handcrafted beers) Also not included is bottles to consume after the wine tasting at lunch. Guests purchase a glass or a bottle to consume with their meal.
Your pick up and drop off are inclusive within 15 km of  tour departure areas, Margaret River, Busselton, Dunsborough, Bunbury.

7. What do you need to bring on the winery tour?

A happy smile! We recommend bringing your camera, money and/or cards if you want to purchase any wine or goodies over the day and bottle of water.

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MARGARET RIVER CAVE CANOE TOUR.

1. What happens on the Canoe Tour?

Guests will enjoy flat water canoeing in Canadian canoes, paddling up-stream to visit a number of sites along the riverbank.
We will then explore the bush, walking along the ridge to a cave within the cliff-face. The Bushtucker lunch gives you the opportunity to taste a variety of bushtucker as well as gourmet food, and learn about the medicinal properties of plants found within the area. A great experience is completed with historical tales concerning original settlers and indigenous tribes.
Finish the day with a canoe race back to the river mouth!

2. How many people in a canoe?

 Two to 5 persons in each canoe , various sizes.Our canoes are Canadian style canoes, which hold maximum of 5 adults; children can be seated next to parents.

3. Do you have to paddle yourself?

YES! Alternately go with the guide or bring a friend, to help! But…….the Margaret River is very calm and flat water, so there is no real strenuous paddling on the day! In 23 years everyone has come up smiling!

4. How fit do you need to be to go on the canoe tour?

You don’t need to be overly fit. We try to place guests with experienced and non experienced canoeists to make it easier for everyone. We do go on a 500m bush walk, but this is at your own pace and it’s not difficult. We recommend all ages and fitness levels!

5. What does lunch consist of?

Our lunch is presented by your Bushtucker guide, on the banks of the river. We offer a large selection of dips, pesto’s, chutney’s, relishes, smoked meats which include kangaroo, emu and turkey, bush salad and a selection of local bread.
There is also the option of trying some of our native bushfoods, which includes our famous Marinated Witjuti Grubs! Lunch is a very wholesome and filling, no one will leave unsatisfied!

‘We cater for any special dietary requirements such as vegetarians and gluten free, though be sure to let our office staff know at the time of booking!’

6. Do we offer pick up service?

We do offer a pick up service for any guest staying in Margaret River that does not have their own transport. Our vehicle takes 6 guests with no transport. However the tour starting point is only 10km from the township. Unfortunately we do not pick up from outside the Margaret River town area unless on a group, private tour, by arrangement.Call 08 97579084 to get a pick up in Margaret River Town.

7. What do you need to bring on the canoe tour?

We recommend bringing sunscreen, hat, shoes (either enclosed or opened), bathers, bottle of water and definitely your camera!

GENERAL QUESTIONS

1. Do you need to make reservations for any tours?

Definitely! We cannot guarantee availability on our tours for guests that do not book in advance.
Bookings can be made online (Book Now button) or call our friendly office staff on 08 9757 9084.

2. When do you need to pay for the tour?

Payment for our tours is generally at the time of booking. This can be done by Visa/Mastercard or direct deposit into our bank account. Other options are available, just talk with our friendly office staff for other payment options.

3. Why should you go on a Bushtucker Tour?

I made this business a success by offering value for money and exceptional service. People return again and again because it is the best day they have had out in years.

Bushtucker Tours offers a fantastic, special,and unique experience of Margaret River.

We guarantee ‘Brilliant Fun Memories’.   Bring your camera!

SEE MORE, DO MORE, TASTE MORE ON A BUSHTUCKER TOUR!