Gourmet Escape Beach and Wine, 3 Night Stay Package, 4 star – Fri/Sat events
3 nights accommodation at The Sebel, Busselton (4 star)
2 tickets to the Westpac Gourmet Beach BBQ (Friday 15 Nov)
2 Gourmet Village passes (Saturday 16 Nov)
Gourmet Escape return coach transfers to each event
Local tip! Extended stays in Margaret River region or additional activities can be added to this packaged itinerary, please ask at time of booking or contact Central Reservations on +61 8 9780 5911.
Travel dates: 14 – 17 November 2019 | 4 days / 3nights
No trip to Margaret River is complete without spending time at the beach and amongst the vines – and this Gourmet Escape Beach & Wine stay package delivers the best of both worlds.
Experience the quintessential Gourmet Escape event to kick off your weekend – the Westpac Gourmet Beach BBQ. Feel the sand beneath your toes and watch the sun dip into the Indian Ocean, whilst feasting on fresh local produce and world-class wines.
Enjoy General Entry tickets to The Gourmet Village, the heart of the Margaret River portion of Gourmet Escape. Immerse yourself in a rich food and wine experience at Leeuwin Estate Winery on Saturday 16 November. You can meet some of the world’s most-loved and respected culinary talent as they appear at attractions within the Gourmet Village and sample the best food, wine, beer, cider and produce the Margaret River region and WA has to offer.
Long known as a WA holiday hotspot, Busselton is a great place to relax and unwind beachside between your WA Gourmet Escape event program. Along with its famous jetty and waterfront, Busselton offers kilometres of pristine beach to explore on the crystal clear waters of Geographe Bay.
Day 1 - Thursday 14 November
Stay: The Sebel, Busselton – 4 star
Room type: Studio Room
With the sparkling waters of Geographe Bay as its backdrop and 4 star resort facilities throughout, The Sebel offers a premium standard of accommodation for your Gourmet Escape experience.
Resort facilities include heated indoor pool and spa, outdoor pools, tennis & squash courts, BBQ’s with seating by the tennis courts, gym, games room and more.
After check-in, take an afternoon bike ride or steal an afternoon swim before relaxing with a drink in the beer garden at the nearby Stilts Bar & Restaurant
Studio rooms offer king bed, ensuite with double spa and kitchenette.
Day 2 - Friday 15 November
Start your day with a leisurely walk along the white sandy beaches of Geographe Bay followed by a leisurely swim. Grab a coffee and a light bite to eat from a nearby cafe as its a big day ahead.
WA Gourmet Escape program event:
Westpac Gourmet Beach BBQ | 12pm – 3.30pm
A world-class waterside setting. Top-notch produce and drinks. International and local culinary firepower: this signature festival event redefines the possibilities of a beachside barbecue.
Held at postcard-perfect Castle Rock Beach, the Westpac Gourmet Beach BBQ is a signature Gourmet Escape event for good reason.
For today’s lunch, David Chang from New York’s legendary Momofuku restaurant empire will be bringing a taste of Momofuku to the beach.
Your ticket package includes canapés on arrival, beer and wine to complement the menu, plus a gourmet barbecue feast. Return coach transfers operated by Gannaways Charters from the Broadwater event coach stop to Castle Bay are also included.
Day 3: Saturday 16 November
WA Gourmet Escape program event:
The Gourmet Village at Leeuwin Estate| 11am – 6pm
Held in the beautiful grounds of one of Margaret River’s truly world-class estates, The Gourmet Village at Leeuwin Estate Winery is a weekend-long celebration of good food, drink and friends.
See this year’s festival stars on the Chef’s Amphitheatre, hosted by comedian and actor, Matt Okine; have your favourite cookbooks signed by world-class chefs and join intimate talks on topical foodie discussions. Sample artisan local products; join hands-on culinary workshops or take part in educational masterclasses including tutored tastings of Margaret River’s finest wines at the Grand Marquee and the Theatre of Drinks.
As always, your help is needed crowning a champion brewery for the popular Battle of the Breweries presented by Besk, and some of the state’s best restaurants will be cooking and serving signature dishes through the day.
Your package includes return coach transfers operated by South West Coachlines from the Broadwater event coach stop to Leeuwin Estate.
Day 4: Sunday 17 November
After check-out, Busselton town and it’s famous Jetty awaits! Choose from one of the street front cafes for breakfast or head straight to the foreshore for a bite to eat beachside before taking a train trip down the 1.8km Busselton Jetty to the Underwater Observatory.
If you have more time up your sleeve, wander the galleries and heritage sites along Queen Street or take a scenic drive past the Wonnerup Wetlands and the majestic Tuart Forest.
If you’ve still got energy to burn, a flying fox and high ropes adventure at Forest Adventures South West is a must! Just 15min north of Busselton.