In the south-west corner of Western Australia lies the famous Margaret River wine region and the spectacular Cape to Cape walk. The Cape to Cape track covers a massive 135 kilometres, stretching from the lighthouses of Cape Naturaliste in the north to Cape Leeuwin in the south. On our 4-day Pack Free walk, we showcase the best walking sections of this coastline, wandering along high limestone cliffs for magnificent views as well as meandering through pretty coastal heathland and idyllic forests.
This 4-day walk has been carefully designed so you can experience a range of landscapes in the National Park, indulge in sensational Margaret River wines at two wineries and see the stunning coastline from the air by helicopter. This is truly a memorable bucket list walk.
A Pack Free Walking Holiday
We have designed this walking holiday so you can enjoy the scenery without the heavy burden of carrying your clothes or a heavy pack. Walk with as little as your camera and water each day and we will take care of your bags being transported to your accommodation each day.
Superb Accommodation by the sea
Our guests will enjoy three nights at the exclusive 5-star Pullman Bunker Bay Resort overlooking Bunker Bay. The Resort features a stunning Infinity Pool, as well as a superb bar and restaurant featuring modern Australian cuisine.
Spectacular Helicopter Flight to Leeuwin Estate Winery
On a Life’s An Adventure tour, we always include a ‘Wow Factor’ to ensure your journey is truly inspirational and unique. On the last day of your walk, a helicopter will meet us at the end of our walk on the beach and whisk us away for a spectacular flight to the famous Leeuwin Estate Winery. On arrival, we will enjoy a fabulous final celebratory lunch with Leeuwin Estate wines. An amazing way to finish our journey.
A superb winery dinner and winery lunch with Margaret River wines
On our walk, you will indulge in sensational high-quality local produce that makes this region unique. On night 2 includes a magnificent dinner at a local Winery Restaurant indulging in the Margaret wines over dinner. Enjoy a creative menu featuring local and Western Australian produce. Day 4 is a special highlight lunch at Leeuwin Estate Winery, combining fine wine and the district’s fresh food delicacies. Whilst our other evening meals will be spent at the Pullman Bunker Bay Resort as we dine in the’ Other Side of the Moon’ Restaurant which features a selection of fresh, locally sourced produce perfectly matched with Margaret River wines.
Our tours are designed to be personal and intimate with a maximum group size of 12 people.
We are very proud of our talented team of guides. We call them our CEOs – Chief Experience Officers and it’s their job to ensure your tour exceeds your expectations. Their wealth of knowledge and expertise ensure your tour is relaxing, fun and informative.
Our walking tours are all genuinely all-inclusive and once you pay for your tour there are no hidden extras. You won’t need to keep putting your hand in your pocket to pay for additional items not included in the tour. Your meals, wine, activities are all included, there’s even no charge for credit card fees when booking.
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Meet your guides in the foyer of the Holiday Inn Perth CBD at 7.30am for your transfer to Margaret River. (Approximately 3 hours drive). Today enjoy a relaxing walk from Injidup to Smiths Beach. Meander past vibrant granite formations, lagoon-like bays and limestone cliffs. Take in the remarkable Canal Rocks and the numerous picturesque lookouts, while you wander through scenic bushland. Upon arrival at beautiful Smiths Beach, you will be met by our logistic guide and enjoy a short transfer to our accommodation at the superb 5-star Pullman Bunker Bay Resort, settle in an unpack once as we spend 3 nights here, with short transfers to the trail every day. Enjoy free time to take a swim in the infinity pool or relax in our villa before joining the group for dinner in the charming Other Side of the Moon Restaurant, enjoy a la carte dining accompanied with Margaret River regional wines. A great way to finish the day.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast before setting out from our accommodation to start our walk. Today’s walk will take you from Cape Naturaliste lighthouse back to Smiths. You will start off at the beautiful cliff-top scenery of Cape Naturaliste and meander towards the spectacular panoramas of Sugar Loaf Rock. Sugar Loaf Rock is a remarkable granite island-like rock formation situated in the ocean and it is the summer residence for red-tailed tropic birds. The coast mainly exists of limestone cliffs, short beaches and low rocky areas. After continuing form Sugar Loaf Rock you will carry on towards the coastal hamlet of Yallingup while strolling along an extended section of carved limestone sea cliffs. After Yallingup, you will wander over the granite headland at Torpedo Rock before reaching the legendary Smiths Beach. Afterwards, enjoy a short transfer back to the Pullman Bunker Bay Resort. Tonight indulge in a sensational dinner at a local winery, accompanied by wonderful wines from the estate.
Note: A shorter 14km walk is available today, ending at Yallingup instead of Smith’s Beach.
After a lovely breakfast, we transfer to the start of our walk at Moses Rock. Today our walk will take us from Moses Rock to Grace Town. During this walk, you will marvel at the glorious panoramas of the coast from cliff-top lookouts and the looming granite-gneiss of Wilyabrup. You will pass through the low heath and low granite headland, known as Whaleback. Before reaching Gracetown, you will wander through an enchanting section with lichen-covered rocks and heaps of pink fairy orchids in spring. Afterwards, we return to our accommodation at the Pullman Bunker Bay Resort for a superb dinner, accompanied with local Margaret River wines.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast before we head out for our last walk. Today we start at the favourite local surfing and fishing spot, the historic Redgate Beach. During the walk, we enjoy beautiful views in both directions from granite outcrops and we might even spot some kangaroos. The walk from Bob’s Hollow to Contos is possibly the most impressive section of the Cape to Cape Track, with breathtaking panoramas north and south. A helicopter will be waiting for us on the beach at the end of our walk. From the sand, we are whisked away for an impressive transfer to the famous Leeuwin Estate. Along the way, we can appreciate stunning aerial views of the coastline. We arrive flying above a beautiful Karri forest to land on the lawn in front of Leeuwin Estate Restaurant. Here we will enjoy a magnificent lunch overlooking the stunning gardens and forest of the estate.
After lunch at approximately 2.30pm, we will transfer the group back to Perth, arriving at approximately 6.00pm.
8 DAY OPTION:
Alternatively, you can extend your tour and do an 8-day walk which includes 4 days walking the highlights of the Bibbulmun Track.
For those doing our 8-day tour, we will travel from Leeuwin Estate to Pemberton and spend the night in the Karri Forest. Click here for more details on this tour.
Photos courtesy of Tourism Western Australia.
We run a tour every month from September to May every year. We have the following departures available:
8 November 2019
17 April 2020
15 May 2020 – Please note this date has no helicopter and is $100 cheaper.
To check real-time availability on all our South West walking tours please see information below. Please feel free to contact us if you are after a special group departure date or we will also consider opening up a new departure date if we have enough demand. firstname.lastname@example.org
NEXT SEASON: (Sept 2020 to May 2021)
Super Earlybird Specials – Save $300 per person off Normal Pricing, when you book and pay in full at time of booking.
Walks for private groups are available for 10 or more people on a date of your choice (subject to availability).
We advise groups booking early 6-12 months in advance so we can secure accommodation for your preferred date. For private groups we also offer discounted rates and FREE walking shirts – click here for details. Please contact us for more details on (02) 9975 4553 or email: email@example.com
Spot Special Prices
Spot Special discounts are available on this season's remaining dates from November 2019 to May 2020.
Save $150 per person or $300 per couple.
Private groups of 10 or more can save an additional $50 per person (on above savings) when they book a departure. Choose the date of your choice - subject to availability. Book and pay in full at the time of booking to receive these special offers.
Spot Special Price
$ 2695 /p
SPOT SPECIAL DISCOUNT PRICES
Group Normal Price…. $3045
Upgrade to a one-bedroom Garden View Studio Villa. Based on 2 people twin share Add $136
Singles wanting their own room in the two-bedroom villa. Add $353
Subject to availability at time of booking.
PAST PASSENGER DISCOUNT: In order to receive the $100 Past Passenger Discount, you must state on your booking each tour you have been on with Life’s An Adventure and what year, so we can cross-check these details for each client. Please note our Reservation staff will apply this discount manually, so select “Deposit Only” at the booking checkout stage (even if choosing a Super Earlybird price) and will send you a payment link for the remaining payment once the discount is applied.
EARLYBIRD CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations are not permitted for Earlybird Deals or Spot Specials, however, transfers to another date are permitted 8 weeks or more prior to departure. We advise taking out travel insurance, in case unexpected circumstances prior to the trip, prevent you from joining this tour. Early bird or Spot Special discounts cannot be used in conjunction with another offer. To receive these special discounts, full payment must be made at the time of the initial booking.
Exclusive departure dates can be organised for groups of 10 or more subject to availability. For private groups we also offer discounted rates and FREE walking shirts – click here for details
We advise taking our Travel Insurance to cover items such as cancellation of tour due to minimum numbers not met, or adverse weather conditions, injury, evacuation, delayed flights, illness, etc. We have organised through NIB Insurance for you to purchase travel insurance directly with them – please click here for details.
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