Margaret River Ultra Marathon 2020 – 5 Night Stay Package
5 nights self contained accommodation in Margaret River
Sunset, Forest and Cave Explorer Tour (Sunday)
Full Day Winery & Brewery Tour (Monday)
Group private transport option – Private return airport transfers (Perth-Margaret River), registration (Fri) and race day (Sat) transfers from Margaret River accommodation to the race hub can be added to this package. Add-on price starts from only $235 per person (13 seater)
Extended stays in Margaret River region or additional activities can also be added to this packaged itinerary, please enquire at time of booking or contact the Central Reservations team on +61 8 9780 5911.
Travel dates: Thursday 7th May – Tuesday 12th May 2020
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
What’s an Ultra Marathon in the Margaret River region without an ultra-long weekend to match!
You take care of your training and we will take care of some of the other pleasures of a destination race like the Margaret River Ultra Marathon.
Your course will take you along some of the most spectacular coastal scenery and majestic karri forest. We will compliment it with visits to local boutique vineyards, craft breweries, the best of local produce as well as opportunity to step inside an ancient underground wonderland.
Day 1 - Thursday
Stay: Margarets In Town Apartments – 5 nights
Room type: One bedroom spa apartment
Margarets In Town Apartments is perfectly situated on the entrance to the beautiful town of Margaret River, just a short stroll to the many cafes, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, galleries and a 10-minute drive to the magnificent beaches and wineries.
One Bedroom Apartments contain all you require for race preparation and a relaxing stay in the heart of Margaret River township. The kitchen is fully equipped with an oven, gas cooktop, dishwasher and microwave for pre-race nutrition. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, bathroom with shower and spa bath for weary muscles, post-race. The living area looks out onto a private balcony, with views of the beautiful State forest or the outdoor pool. A washing machine and dryer mean you don’t have to pack dirty race gear back in your luggage. Facilities also include a private electronic safe, desk, television with Foxtel, DVD/CD player and reverse cycle air conditioning.
Day 2 - Friday
- Go gallery hopping – the region is home to an amazing array of artisans and craftspeople
- Hit the cafes and independent retailers, dotted along the main street and laneways of Margaret River
- If you have your own vehicle, explore the sights around Cape Leeuwin in the south, or Cape Naturaliste to your north as well as the famous Busselton Jetty
Want expert help? Ask our team of local specialists about pre-arranging in other regional experiences or entry passes on offer including sightseeing, bike tours or hire, horseriding or dining experiences.
Afternoon/Evening – Race Registration
4pm – 8pm – Competitor Registration and Sponsors Expo – Cheeky Monkey Brewery
Day 3 - Saturday
Race day – 5.30am – midnight
Your Margaret River Ultra Marathon event hub and expo will be back at Cheeky Monkey Brewery & Cidery.
Enjoy live music, food, massage and entertainment and cheer on fellow finishers as the sun sets.
Ask us about transport options to get you to and from Cheeky Monkey.
Day 4 - Sunday
Ultra Marathon presentations and kids run, Cheeky Monkey
Head back to your event hub for the kids run or official Marathon presentations.
Sunset, Forest and Cave Explorer Tour | 5.00pm – 8.30pm (depending on Sunset)
Stretch the muscles with an exhilarating three-hour journey beginning with the opportunity to spot wild Western Grey Kangaroo’s grazing the plains, marvel at giant Karri tree’s in the Boranup Forest, and view the sunset at one of the most stunning vistas on the acclaimed Cape to Cape Track.
Dusk in the doline (a collapsed chamber that forms a cave entry) is an enchanted time, with abundant forest birdlife singing out in the giant old-growth karris towering overhead.
Explore the underground wonderland beneath the Boranup Forest via torchlight 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.
Day 5 - Monday
Full Day Winery & Brewery Tour
Wine taste at four outstanding Margaret River wineries – two in the morning and two in the afternoon, including one or more boutique family-run wineries. The full-day wine tour also includes an exclusive barrel tasting at Fermoy Estate (when available).
Start the day with a coffee tasting at Yahava Koffee Works – learn from the experts just how to go about making that perfect cup of coffee. Enjoy the ambience of one of Margaret River’s other fabulous microbreweries at “Cowaramup Brewery”, purchase a tasting tray and share among friends and see why the brewer was awarded best pilsner in the world for 2011. Your day includes a delicious lunch at Cowaramup Brewery with a complimentary glass of beer or wine. There is a variety of lunch options available with something to suit every taste.
Sample local produce at the Margaret River Dairy Company, Olio Bello or Pukara Estate with their lovely range of extra virgin olive oils & condiments and the Margaret River Chocolate Factory. Your experienced tour guide is passionate about Margaret River and will share local knowledge with an informative commentary while exploring the stunning scenery and Margaret River’s fabulous local produce and fine wines.