The perfect Margaret River long weekend with an opportunity to walk two sections of the Cape to Cape with a private guide, this three-day luxury escape showcases the best of the Cape to Cape coastline and Margaret River food and wine.


The perfect Margaret River long weekend with an opportunity to walk two sections of the Cape to Cape, this three-day luxury escape showcases the best the Margaret River region has to offer for those with limited time. Guests will enjoy luxury accommodation at beachfront Smiths Beach Resort, lunch with premier ‘Icon’ wines at the region’s founding winery, Vasse Felix, and private guided walking on two of the best sections of the Cape to Cape Track with a private driver in support. A gourmet BBQ dinner on your ocean view balcony one evening is another highlight, which will be enjoyed with complimentary local wines and welcome provisions in your luxury villa.

Smiths Beach Resort Luxury Accommodation
Walking above Contos beach Walk into Luxury
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2Rates & Inclusions
Rates & Inclusions

From AUD$2300 per person (twin share)

  • 2 nights’ accommodation at Smiths Beach Resort in One Bedroom Ocean-View Apartment
  • Daily alacarte breakfast at Lamonts Deli
  • Welcome provisions in your apartment including local wines and cheese
  • Gourmet BBQ hamper to enjoy on your balcony one evening
  • Private guided walk from Redgate Beach to Boranup Karri Forest – one of the best day-walks on the Cape to Cape Track - with lunch included
  • Private guided morning walk from Smiths Beach to Injidup Beach taking in two secluded swimming spots
  • Private driver for walk and winery transfers
  • Exclusive winery lunch at Vasse Felix Estate with premium wine matches and private wine tasting
  • Complimentary wine tasting experience at premium boutique vineyard
  • All gear including a custom stainless-steel water bottle to keep
      3Location & Access
      Location & Access

      Commence in Margaret River or Perth

      Self-drive to Smiths Beach Resort or add private return Perth to Margaret River transfers

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      Day-by-Day Itinerary

      Day 1

      Arrive at Smiths Beach Resort this afternoon and enjoy complimentary welcome provisions in your villa and time for a swim in the resort pool or at Smiths Beach. Tonight enjoy a gourmet BBQ dinner on your balcony as the sunsets over the Indian Ocean. Quality local produce is included to cook on your balcony BBQ and enjoy with fresh salads, finishing with dessert.

      Included: D

      Smiths beach balony ocean view

      Day 2

      After breakfast at Lamonts, meet your driver and private guide this morning for your transfer to Redgate Beach, the starting point for today’s walk on the Cape to Cape Track. Enjoy pristine beaches, limestone caves, and scenic ocean views as you climb to the top of the cliffs overlooking breathtaking Contos Beach. You’ll start your descent into native coastal bushland next with impressive stands of grass trees lining the track, stopping for a lunch showcasing local produce. After lunch, walk on to Boranup forest and be dwarfed by the giant karri trees towering overhead. After your 5-6 hour walk on the Cape to Cape including a chance for a dip at a secluded beach, you’ll return to your accommodation stopping at a boutique vineyard on the way for wine tastings and the opportunity to make a purchase. Back at Smiths Beach Resort enjoy a dip in the pool, or just relax as the sunsets over the coast. Tonight is a free evening to do as you please. Dine at Lamonts' Restaurant or purchase a pre-made meal from the gourmet deli to enjoy in the comfort of your room.

      Included: B - L

      Day2 Cape to Cape Contos clifftop walk Walk into Luxury

      Day 3

      Enjoy another leisurely breakfast at Lamonts before commencing today's walk. Your private guide will lead you south through the rocky headland before reaching a stunning turquoise bay only accessible on foot. Enjoy a dip before continuing along the coast taking in views to Canal Rocks, rural farmland and Wyadup beach. There's another chance to cool off at the 'Natural Spa' and you'll end at one of WA's most spectacular white sand beaches, Injidup. Morning tea is included on the trail, and your driver will be waiting to meet you at Injidup to whisk you to Vasse Felix for your winery lunch. On arrival at Vasse Felix, enjoy a private wine tasting before sitting down to a four course lunch with wine matches including one of the Estate's two Icon wines. After lunch enjoy the onsite gallery and gardens before returning to your car at Smiths Beach Resort. Or please enquire to add an extra night at Smiths Beach Resort tonight so you don't need to drive.

      Included: B - L

      Day3 Vasse Felix estate
      6Season & Departure Dates
      Season & Departure Dates

      Available year-round for any day departure (excluding Sunday or Monday)

      Peak season rates and minimum stay requirements apply over Christmas holidays and other public holiday and event dates

      Everything from the hike to the food and wine experience is amazing
      January 2020 - 3 day Walk into Luxury

      Frequently asked questions

      Ultimate walking season guide for Australia and New Zealand

      Plan your next hike with our guide to the Australian and New Zealand walk seasons. Here we answer the common questions: "When is the best time to walk in Australia?", "When is the Great Walk season in New Zealand?", and more.

      When is the best time to visit Margaret River?

      The weather in Margaret River is similar to in Perth, which is 3 hours’ north by road, but a few degrees cooler on average. This is good news for those looking to hike the Cape to Cape Track with warm dry days expected from October to April and regularly in September and May.

      What is the minimum age to stay at Smiths Beach Resort?

      There is no minimum age to stay at Smiths Beach Resort.

      How do I get to Smiths Beach Resort?

      Smiths Beach Resort is located in the Margaret River Region of Western Australia and is a 3-hour drive from Perth or a 30-minute drive from the Busselton Margaret River Airport.

      What room types can I book at Smiths Beach Resort?

      The room types at Smiths Beach Resort are:

      What are the check-in and check-out times at Smiths Beach Resort?

      Check-in at Smiths Beach Resort is from 15:00, and check-out is 10:00.

      When is the best time to walk the Cape to Cape Track?

      The best time to walk the Cape to Cape Track is in Spring for the spectacular wildflower season, or in autumn to early winter for windless days and sunny skies. Our Signature Cape to Cape Walk is timed for the best hiking conditions, avoiding the peak holiday and bush fire seasons.

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