10 awesome ways to spoil Dad this Father's Day

Socks and jocks not going to cut it this year? Treat your old man or the father figure in your life to some quality time experiencing some of the best of Your Margaret River Region and make lasting memories.

1. If your Dad is not the average Dad, he deserves the ‘not your average wine tour’. Margaret River Tours, has been operating for over 20 years in the region and offers a unique, intimate tour suited to wine beginners, lovers and  connoisseurs alike. Spend time learning about the unique aspects of the region and how they influence the wines produced here. With a chocolate and cheese tasting included, this tour certainly ticks a lot of boxes.

2. Book in for some lunch and live music at Studio Bistro. Victory Point Wines will be hosting a pop-up cellar door lovely and Paige Valentine will be adding the extra ambience with her signature style soothing tunes. Bookings are essential so be quick to secure your table for this special day.

3. You’re guaranteed an amazing day for the whole family at Amaze’n Margaret River.

Challenge Dad on their 18 hole mini golf course then tuck into some lunch at their free undercover gas BBQ’s.

4. Take part in a sampling tour at Margaret River Dairy Company and discover a world of fine cheese and creamy yogurts. Take some away to create the perfect picnic at the beach.

5. Head to the Other Side of the Moon Restaurant & Bar for their Shank & Shiraz special. Enjoy Executive Chef Gilles England-Brassy’s slow-cooked, mouth-watering lamb shank with creamy mash and a glass of house wine for just $29 per person.

6. Is your Dad more of a whisky man than a wine lover? He’ll love having a chat in the Still House of The Grove Distillery with a ‘Talk & Taste’ experience.

Can’t make it to the Margaret River region this Fathers Day. Jump online and take advantage of their free freight offer for the Dad’s Golden Trifecta gift pack. Because nothing says ‘I love you’ like three bottles top shelf spirits.

7. Fishing and Father’s kind of go hand in hand don’t they? Check out our Fishing and Boating directory for boat ramps, fishing spots and  charters. Busselton Jetty never fails to disappoint, as does the foreshore either side of it.

8. With a plethora of craft breweries at a concentration found nowhere else in regional Australia, beer loving Dad’s will be in heaven. Follow the Beer and Brewer, Jeremy Sambrooks’, guide to sampling the Margaret River Craft Beer Boom.

9. Take Dad on a trip through maritime history at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse then head underground and experience an awe inspiring tour of Jewel Cave, Western Australia’s largest show cave. The Augusta Icons Pass is only $36 per person.

10. For thrill seeking Dad’s you can’t go past, Skydive Geronimo in Busselton. What better way to bond than jumping out of a plane together? Their video package will ensure the memory lasts a lifetime and provides a few giggles for the viewers at home.

Amanda Carmichael

Author Amanda Carmichael

Amanda is Queensland born, West Australian at heart. After clocking up some serious km's visiting the Margaret River region every second weekend, she recently packed up and made the move to the most beautiful part of Australia. Happiest when by the sea, adventuring and trying ALL the food and wine. Now living in the region, she knows she's hit the jackpot!

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