2020 Global Eco Conference – Margaret River Adventure Package – 7 nights

From $1015 per person - twin share

Inclusions

7 nights accommodation as selected
Morning Surf Lesson
Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse Tour
Ngilgi Cave Semi-Guided Tour
Tuart Forest High Ropes & Zip Line Adventure
Sunset Cape to Cape, Forest and evening Cave Tour

This itinerary can be tailored specifically to your travel dates and interests. Please contact Central Reservations on +61 8 9780 5911 or enquire below.

Highlights

Surf the famous breaks of Margaret River
Zip line through a  majestically rare Tuart Forest
Get above and below the ancient limestone of Cape Naturaliste
Catch a Cape to Cape Track sunset before exploring a cave by torchlight

 

 

 

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7 night conference – Adventure package stay

Welcome to Margaret River region, host of the 2020 Global Eco Asia Pacific Tourism Conference.
Along with three days of conference programming, enjoy the best of the region’s ecotourism experiences.
This package is for anyone who likes their Global Eco conference served up with a good chunk of adventure. Wake up to a surf lesson at Redgate Beach, visit a cave by torchlight, discover an ancient underground legend and zip line your way through the Ludlow Tuart Forest.

Where to stay

Stay Margaret River

Stay Margaret River’s affordable accommodation is the perfect destination to relax and explore the famous wineries, caves, forests and beaches of the Margaret River Region.

On offer is a range of comfortable and affordable accommodation options from standard queen rooms through to king spa rooms or the spacious semi self-contained apartments. All Stay Margaret River rooms have stunning views over the hotel grounds and gardens with top of the range facilities to make your stay more comfortable. The onsite restaurant Willow Grill, is open daily for breakfast and dinner.

Package pricing:
Accommodation Option Room Type Package price per person (twin share)
Stay Margaret River Queen Room B&B $1015
King Room B&B $1,126

Margarets In Town Apartments

Perfectly located in the town of Margaret River, adjacent to the beautiful forest with walk and bike trails at your doorstep.

Choose from a spacious studio hotel room or a one, two or three bedroom self contained apartments. All rooms are serviced daily and are well appointed, contemporary style with either forest or pool views. Services and facilities include: free Wifi internet, free parking, heated pool, tennis court, Foxtel, conference facilities and bar. Walk to shops, galleries, markets and restaurants and a short drive from beaches and wineries.

Package pricing:
Accommodation Option Room Type Package price per person (twin share)
Margarets In Town Apartments Standard Room $1,033
1 Bedroom Apartment $1,260

Margarets Beach Resort & Margaret River Beachside Apartments

Just 10 kilometres from the town of Margaret River, on WA’s spectacular South West Coast, and just 500 metres from pristine Gnarabup Beach, Margarets Beach Resort is the only 4 star resort accommodation by the sea.

Enjoy a range of resort facilities including a heated outdoor swimming pool, children’s playground, Foxtel, free DVD hire, bike hire and free wifi access in all apartments.

Package pricing:
Accommodation Option Room Type Package price per person (twin share)
Margarets Beach Resort & Margaret River Beach Apartments Studio Apartment $1,062
1 Bedroom Spa Apartment $1,276

Forest Rise

Escape to the multi-award winning, eco-accredited Forest Rise.

Private and tranquil, self contained luxury chalets secluded in the forest. King beds, spas, bikes, personal chef, gourmet hampers, massage, full kitchen facilities and log fire. 240 acres of walk and bike trails with a beautiful lake, teeming with bird life. Your private escape close to world class restaurants and wineries.

Package pricing:
Accommodation Option Room Type Package price per person (twin share)
Forest Rise 1 Bedroom Chalet $1,434
2 Bedroom Chalet $1,790

Smiths Beach Resort

Savour understated style and receive individual attention at this Small Luxury Hotel of the World™. Smiths Beach is perfect for swimming, strolling, surfing and sunsets. The Resort is located on the renowned Cape to Cape walking track and sits surrounded by national park.

Prepare meals in your apartment or have a chef come to you, select tempting produce from the gourmet deli, or relax over coffee, breakfast, or all-day brunch in Lamont’s cafe. Enjoy a stylish dinner in the restaurant featuring seasonal local produce and signature dishes from one of WA’s best-known chefs Kate Lamont, or choose from one of the many world-class boutique wineries, breweries, bistros and cafes a short drive away.
Staying in is a fabulous way to enjoy Smiths Beach Resort’s luxury accommodation, generous bedrooms, living areas and balconies, infinity pool, professional-grade tennis court, and blissful in-room massage.
Package pricing:
Accommodation Option Room Type Package price per person (twin share)
Smiths Beach Resort 1 Bedroom Beach Shack (Queen) $1,679
1 Bedroom Apartment (King or King split) $2,616

 

Things to see and do

To complement your conference program, we have also included the following Ecotourism Accredited adventure tours and experiences.

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, Dunsborough

Take an easy 59-stair climb to the top balcony of the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse with your lighthouse guide. Built from limestone quarried from nearby Bunker Bay, and perched on the top of the limestone ridge, at its highest point the lighthouse is 123 metres above sea level. Stepping out onto the balcony, incredible views of the Indian Ocean, Cape Naturaliste, Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and the Geographe Bay coastline await. You may even spot a whale breaching on the horizon! Hear fascinating stories about the lives of the first light-keepers, and gain insight into the functions of this working lighthouse and the maritime history of the region.

High ropes & zip line adventure at Forest Adventures South West

Choose your challenge high in the spectacular setting of the Tuart Forest at Forest Adventures. The course combines world class European standards for safety and design with a range of activities to test your fitness and courage. Balance on the suspended bridges, climb the ladders and fly along 11 flying foxes – some spanning over 150 metres across 6 individual courses. Don’t miss the 13 metre base jump to get you back to the forest floor.

Ngilgi Cave Semi-Guided Show Cave Tour

Uncover a treasure trove of spectacular cave formations at every turn. The semi-guided tours of Ngilgi’s main show cave allow you to explore its labyrinthine beauty at your own pace. Hear fascinating stories of the very first cave tours at Ngilgi as the guide leads you down the cave entry, then after a short introductory talk you are free to do the show cave on your own! Another guide is stationed at the centre of the cave to explain the cave’s incredible formations.

Morning surf lesson with Margaret River Surf School

There’s no better way to truly experience the famous surf breaks of Margaret River than to jump in a surf lesson with the Margaret River Surf School! Operating for over 20 years, they cater to anyone willing to give it a crack.

Operating for over 20 years, they cater to anyone willing to give it a crack. Whether you’re an individual determined to get up on that first wave or a more experienced surfer needing some feedback on technique, these individual surfing lessons are a great way to improve your surfing with the one on one advice and support from your very own surf coach. The lesson is tailored just for you and all equipment is supplied.

Sunset, Forest and Cave Explorer with Cape to Cape Explorer Tours

Don’t have the time to walk the whole 135km Cape to Cape Track? Take in some of the highlights on an exhilarating three-hour journey.  Begins with the opportunity to spot wild Western Grey Kangaroo’s grazing the planes, marvel at giant Karri tree’s in the Boranup Forest, and view a west coast sunset at one of the most stunning vistas along the acclaimed track. Dusk in the doline (collapsed chamber that forms a cave entry) is an enchanted time, with abundant birdlife singing out in the giant old growth karri that tower over head. Explore the underground wonderland beneath the Boranup Forest via torch light and helmet, while learning about the unique history and geology of an amazing limestone cave famous for its enormous wide open chambers and adventurous sections.

 

 

Optional extra (or alternative) activities

  • 1 Day Cape to Cape Luxury Taster (Full Day), Walk into Luxury – from $600 per person
  • Margaret River Adventure & Wine Tour (Full Day), Surf N’Dirt Adventure Tours – from $170 per person
  • Beach & Forest Eco Adventure (Full Day), Pemberton Discovery Tours  – from $125 per person
  • Ngilgi Cave Cultural Tour (Morning Tour), Koomal Dreaming – from $83 per person
  • Ngilgi Cave Ancient Riverbed Adventure Tour (Half Day) – from $75 per person

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Peta Fussell

Author Peta Fussell

After growing up in PNG, Southern California and Sydney's Northern Beaches before spending a decade travelling the world, Peta likes to think of herself as the Margaret River Region's chief consultant on F.O.M.O (fear of missing out). Having now held a South West passport for just on 10 years she can often be found hiking the coastline, casting a line, biking the trails, camping under the stars, hitting up a festival, tending to her kitchen garden (badly) or simply enjoying the company of family and friends with a craft beer or local wine in hand! Did she mention she suffers from FOMO?