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Top 5 hikes in Perth and the south-west pocket of Western Australia

Offering a myriad of landscapes and almost as many walking trails, Western Australia’s South West corner is ideal for exploring on foot. Whether you’re keen to do the 1000-km-long Bibbulmun Track, discover the Margaret River Region’s Cape to Cape Track, or do a shorter bushwalk close to Perth, WA has the perfect hiking trail for you. So, pack your supplies, lace up your boots, and take a hike! Here’s our top 5 picks of the best walks in WA (Perth and the south-west): Cape to Cape Track – Linking Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin, the Margaret River Region’s Cape to ..Read More

Need an expert guide for your Cape to Cape adventure? Meet our team...

21st February is international tour guide day, and to celebrate, we thought we’d introduce you to our wonderful team of Margaret River tour guides! Each of our guides bring their own unique charm and magic to your walk and we just love their stories and personalities.  Here’s to all the tour guides out there bringing destinations to life and creating life-long memories for visitors! Janita Janita is a WA local, having been born in Perth and travelled frequently to the south west of WA with her family since the 1960s. The Margaret River coast is in Janita’s blood – her ..Read More

Top 8 things to do in Margaret River this Valentines Day

The Margaret River Region is diverse and beautiful in so many ways, and in the run up to Valentine’s Day we’re thinking about the most romantic spots in town. Whether you’re a nature lover, an old romantic, an indulgent soul or adventurous explorer; there’s something to fall in love with this Valentine’s Day. Gabriel Chocolate – How to win your Valentine’s heart? Look no further than handmade, locally produced chocolate, the original aphrodisiac. Gabriel Chocolate is WA’s first bean to bar chocolate makers, turning raw cacao beans into single-origin fine chocolate. Gabriel Chocolate import the world’s best raw cacao beans ..Read More

Top 7 Winery Restaurants in Margaret River

We all know half the fun of a holiday is enjoying beautiful food. Here in Margaret River, we really are spoiled for choice. From organic fare at the local café, to fresh fish at the beachside bar, to fine dining, there is something for everyone. But in one of the most highly regarded wine regions in the world, you would be doing yourself a disservice if you didn’t experience a Margaret River winery lunch at least once. Here, we count down seven of the very best Margaret River winery restaurants. So take your pick, order a taxi and indulge in ..Read More

Best Casual Dining Spots in Margaret River

Summer is just around the corner which means our little slice of paradise will soon be pretty busy. In between walking, enjoying the beautiful beaches or sampling the local wines, you’re going to need to refuel! So we’ve compiled our favourite casual dining spots in the Margaret River region to give you some inspiration! Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, we’ve got you covered! Bon appetite! Bunkers Beach Café – Located at stunning Bunker Bay, this stylish café is open daily for breakfast and lunch. During the warmer months, enjoy alfresco dining on the deck, or dine by the open ..Read More

Eight best beaches on the Cape to Cape Track, Margaret River

From secluded beaches to popular surf spots, we’ve compiled our seven favourite beaches on the Cape to Cape track. Crystal clear waters, sand as white as snow, waves crashing and the most breathtaking sunsets you will ever experience; there is certainly something for everyone in our top picks. 1. Bunker Bay – Bunker Bay is an excellent spot for snorkelling and relaxing on a truly beautiful beach. Its crystal clear turquoise water is almost always sheltered from the wind, which makes it a heavenly spot for a refreshing dip in the sea. An interesting walking trail also surrounds the bay, ..Read More

Spring Wildflowers blooming on the Cape to Cape Track in Margaret River

Did you know Margaret River and Australia’s South West makes up part of a World Biodiversity Hotspot? This is one of just 34 global biodiversity hotspots, and the only one for Australia, with almost 80% of the plant species in our region found nowhere else on earth.  On one of our most recent guided walks, guests spotted a multitude of rare native wildflowers on the Cape to Cape Track including donkey orchids, pink fairy orchids, purple pansy orchids, vanilla lilies, old man’s beard and wild geraniums. Some of these rare flowers only bloom for a few weeks, so now is the ..Read More

Top 10 best luxury resorts and retreats in Margaret River

Whilst sleeping under the stars in a swag is a magical experience, we all need a touch of opulence every now and again. If you’re looking for a high-end getaway in Australia’s South West, you really are spoilt for choice. From unique and individual villas to 5 star suites, we’ve compiled our top 10 luxury resorts and retreats in the Margaret River region. Losari Retreat. This boutique retreat comprises six beautifully designed villas, each offering seclusion and stunning views over their landscaped grounds. Bordered by the National Park, these peaceful villas are surrounded by wildlife and are perfect for nature ..Read More

Best luxury hikes in Australia and New Zealand

Here at Walk into Luxury, we love the idea of combining the best of nature with gourmet food and wine and luxury accommodation on a multi-day walk. What better way is there to truly experience the best of a destination.  Australia and New Zealand are leading the way with this type of experience-based, eco-tourism holiday.  Here are our picks of the best luxury walks in Australia and New Zealand. Great Walks of Australia – There are currently 9 Great Walks which represent the best guided walking experiences in Australia combined with the highest quality food and wine and luxury touches. There ..Read More

Walk into Luxury finalist in Luxury Travel Gold List

Luxury Travel magazine has just unveiled its 2016 Gold List, where its readers vote for the best luxury travel operators and destinations across the world. Walk Into Luxury is delighted to announce it has been named a finalist in the Best Luxury Tour Operator category for the second year in a row. Nikki King, owner of Walk Into Luxury, said: “The Gold List recognises the ultimate in luxury travel in Australia and around the world, so we are thrilled to be a part of this list and to again be recognised by such a prestigious publication.” The publication selects a ..Read More