Margaret River Cycle Food and Beverage Trail
The perfect, versatile self-guided day tour. Pick up a bike and coffee on the banks of the Margaret River before packing a picnic choc-full of local goodness to take to your wine tasting amongst the vines. Finally bike through the forest and end with a tasting of award winning whisky and gin.
About the Trail
1. Hairy Marron Bike Café (69 Bussell Hwy) your first stop for coffee, breakfast and bike hire. Bikes will be of exceptionally high quality and come with an insulated saddle bag.
2. The Larder (2/99 Bussell Hwy) Continue up Bussell Hwy on the dual use path and stop at the Larder. Here pack your saddle bag with lots of local produce ready for your picnic lunch and snacks along the way.
3. Cape Mentelle (331 Walcliffe Rd) Continue to the top of town and take a right down Walcliffe Rd. There is a dual use path the entire way. At Cape Mentelle you will be able to sample world class wines before selecting a glass or bottle to have on the grass with your picnic from the Larder.
4. Margaret River Distilling Company (Cnr Maxwell St and Carters Rd) Travel back along Walcliffe Rd to Railway Tce. From here the Rails to Trails will be signposted and you will take this north through some of the regions most beautiful forest.
The Rails to Trails will intersect Carters Rd, turn right for 800m and arrive at the Margaret River Distilling Company. You will then be talked through our wide range of whisk(e)y, gin and vodka and be able to do extensive tastings. Alternatively grab a G&T and some food to enjoy on the outdoor deck.
Finally cross back over Bussell Highway to return your bike which is only 120 metres away. You will then be in the heart of Margaret River township.