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Margaret River Family Tours – Get Stuck In

Margaret River Family Tours

Margaret River attracts an estimated 500,000 visitors annually. The region is known for its stunning landscapes, including pristine beaches, towering forests, limestone caves, and unique flora and fauna, making it one of the world’s 36 biodiversity hotspots.

The town has a relaxed, nature-loving, and artistic vibe. Its main street features diverse galleries, cafes, produce stores, and surf shops. The popular Saturday Farmers Markets showcase local products and culture.

The area is famous for its wine production, boasting over 138 wineries and nearly 55 square kilometres of vineyards. It’s considered one of Australia’s premier wine regions, offering award-winning wines and culinary excellence. In addition to wine, the area also boasts some of the best craft breweries and gin distilleries in Australia.

If you’re visiting the region with your young family and want to enjoy some of the world’s best food and drinks in a family-friendly setting, a Margaret River family tour offers diverse activities and experiences that cater to all ages.

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The Advantages of Margaret River Family Tours

Safety

Safety is first and foremost. Margaret River family tours allow you to soak up everything the region offers (including a few drinks) in a safe, relaxing and comfortable environment. The tour operator will pick you up from your place of accommodation, transport you safely between each destination, and then drop you back at the end of the day, avoiding the need for a designated driver.

Local Knowledge

Margaret River has numerous family-friendly wineries and breweries. These venues often provide open spaces, playgrounds, and a welcoming atmosphere for children. Some are well-known spots, whereas others are off the beaten track and difficult to find. An experienced local driver will provide great options tailored to your requirements. They’ll even let you design your day if you have some destinations in mind.

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The Best Venues for Margaret River Family Tours

Here are some of the best family-friendly venues in Margaret River –

Swings & Roundabouts Winery

Swings & Roundabouts Cellar Door and Restaurant in Yallingup is an ideal destination for families seeking a spacious and enjoyable wine-tasting experience.
The venue’s expansive lawn provides ample room for children to roam and play, ensuring a relaxed atmosphere for all visitors.

The family-friendly amenities are impressive, featuring a shaded timber playground fort that offers kids a safe and entertaining space. For those with a competitive streak, totem tennis is available, adding another layer of fun to the outdoor activities.

While the children are happily occupied, adults can indulge in the winery’s exceptional offerings. The cellar door boasts a knowledgeable and friendly staff, pouring a selection of high-quality wines that showcase the region’s terroir. The venue caters to all seasons, with cozy indoor corners for winter visits and plenty of outdoor seating for warmer days.

The restaurant complements the wine experience with a menu that draws inspiration from Mediterranean cuisine. These rustic, flavorful dishes are thoughtfully crafted to pair perfectly with the winery’s wine styles, enhancing the overall tasting experience.

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Leeuwin Estate

Leeuwin Estate offers a sophisticated dining experience in Margaret River, seamlessly blending luxury with family-friendly amenities. The restaurant, housed in a striking two-story glass and timber structure, provides breathtaking views of the ancient Karri forest, creating a stunning backdrop for your meal.

Head Chef Dan Gedge, recognised as the 2023 Regional Chef of the Year, crafts a menu that perfectly complements Leeuwin’s exceptional wines. The restaurant offers various dining options, including a three-course seasonal menu and a six-course tasting menu, all showcasing the best of West Australian produce.

Despite its upscale atmosphere, Leeuwin Estate is surprisingly accommodating for families. The property boasts an expansive lawn and grounds surrounding the restaurant, providing ample space for children to play and explore. The cellar door thoughtfully offers lawn-sized games, including giant Jenga, adding an element of fun for all ages. The vast grassed area can easily accommodate various outdoor activities, including ball games.

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Aravina Estate

Aravina Estate offers the whole family a unique and diverse experience. Its beauty immediately greets you as you approach the estate via the scenic drive off Caves Road.

The estate boasts an impressive Sports Car Gallery, showcasing an ever-changing collection of cars and motorcycles that will captivate automotive enthusiasts. Adjacent to this is the WA Surf Gallery, the first and only official collection of surfing memorabilia in Western Australia, celebrating the region’s rich surfing history.

The expansive grounds of Aravina Estate provide ample space for children to explore and play while parents can relax on the wrap-around veranda, keeping a watchful eye on their little ones. This setup ensures that every family member finds something engaging regardless of age or interest, making this a must for Margaret River Family Tours.

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Cheeky Monkey Brewery & Cidery

Cheeky Monkey is a popular destination for beer enthusiasts and families on Margaret River family tours. The brewery offers a unique blend of craft beer experiences for adults and exciting adventures for children.

Its innovative playground is the venue’s standout feature, designed to captivate young explorers. The play area boasts an array of climbing frames, providing ample opportunities for physical activity and imaginative play. The highlight of the playground is undoubtedly the high rope water crossing, adding an element of excitement and challenge for more adventurous kids.

For younger children or those preferring a more traditional play experience, Cheeky Monkey offers a fully fenced, brightly coloured playground. This ensures a safe and enjoyable environment for all age groups. The brewery provides fun activity packs to keep children entertained while at the table, allowing parents to relax and enjoy their meals.

While the kids are happily occupied, adults can indulge in Cheeky Monkey’s impressive selection of craft beers and satisfying brewpub fare. The brewery’s commitment to creating a family-friendly atmosphere and its quality food and drink offerings make it a well-rounded destination for all ages.

Open daily from 11 am to 5 pm, with the kitchen serving until 3 pm; Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co. provides ample opportunity for families to visit and enjoy its facilities. While bookings are not essential, they are recommended to ensure a smooth experience on your Margaret River family tour, especially during peak times.

Beerfarm

During the summer, Beerfarm becomes a family paradise with its standout attraction: a massive waterslide plunging into the dam. This feature is a hit with children, creating an exciting and refreshing experience.

The venue embodies a laid-back atmosphere, welcoming guests in any attire, from casual Ugg boots to breezy summer dresses. Beerfarm entertains all ages. Inside, adults and older kids can enjoy pinball machines and pool tables. Outside, younger children can access a playground, while the famous slip ‘n’ slide provides thrills for all.

Beerfarm exemplifies a family-friendly venue, seamlessly blending relaxation for adults with exciting activities for children, all in a picturesque farm setting. If you want to enjoy some award-winning craft beer on your Margaret River family tour, include Beerfarm within the itinerary.

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Simmo’s Ice Creamery

Simmo’s Ice Creamery and Family Fun Park is a delightful destination for visitors of all ages on Margaret River family tours. The park features vast open spaces and expansive grassed areas, perfect for children to kick a football, challenge their parents to a game of cricket, or run around and stretch their legs—all for free!

The park has several BBQs, an all-weather 18-hole mini-golf course, an adventure playground, and the famous Edward the Emu (who is particularly fond of ice cream!). These amenities ensure there’s plenty to keep everyone entertained.

The playground is a haven for imaginative adventurers, featuring a wooden fort, boat, truck, and plane designed to spark creativity and play. Additional features like stepping logs, a mega-chain bridge, and elevated walkways offer old-fashioned fun and excitement.

For those looking to relax, the park provides shady trees under which you can unwind while savouring Simmo’s suddenly famous ice cream, Yahava coffee, or refreshing tea.

Margaret River Chocolate Company

Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate—plus free tastings! The Margaret River Chocolate Company is a must-visit attraction in the region.

Watch professional chocolatiers craft award-winning chocolates through the Chocolate Viewing Window, or enjoy a coffee, homemade cake, lunch, or gelato in the Chocolate Café and outdoor nature play area.

With over 100 different products, there’s something for everyone, and the selection is constantly refreshed, making return visits a must. The Chocolate Café is perfect for relaxed indoor and outdoor dining, offering tasty breakfast, lunch, and tea options.
The menu features fresh produce from the estate’s organic vegetable garden, orchard, and olive grove. All cakes are made in-house, with 10 to 15 cakes, including Rocky Road, Cookies and Cream cheesecakes, gluten-free Orange and Almond cakes, and traditional Mudcake. Other menu favourites include croissants, wraps, chips, soup, quiche, nachos, burgers, and fish & chips, with options for kids. Indulge in chocolate fondue for two or four for the ultimate treat.

The Margaret River Chocolate Company welcomes visitors of all ages and is a trendy destination for Margaret River family tours.

Margaret River Family Tours from The MREWA

The Margaret River Experience WA is a small family-owned and privately operated tour company in Margaret River. We offer a variety of fun and flexible family tours designed to entertain parents and young ones. Whether you’re looking for fine wine and dining or a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere, we can tailor an itinerary to your requirements.

Our private tours are available for up to 20 guests, and we can pick up your group from anywhere within the Margaret River region, including Busselton, Dunsborough, Yalling and Augusta. So, if you’re looking for an exceptional experience to remember, contact us today to request a free quote. Our clients speak for themselves –

“What a professional Jye is. 14 people total, 6 adults, 8 kids. Bus was beautifully presented and very clean. We had the best day, 100% will do again”
Stephen – Google

“We had the pleasure of using this tour operator for two whole days! Good chat, good vehicle, safe children seats, have us good space never felt rushed! If you’re looking for a designated driver whilst sampling the local wineries then look no further!”
Dean – Google