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Craft Beer Trail Margaret River

2WD inSouth West

Blackwood River Valley, Bunbury Geographe & Collie, Great Southern, Margaret River Region, Southern Forests

  • Full day
  • 135 km

We’re a crafty lot in the Margaret River Region. Our Craft Beer Trail takes in stunning locations from Busselton along Geographe Bay, picturesque Caves Road to Margaret River and farmland and forest in-between. All are family-friendly and offer food celebrating fresh, seasonal produce with indoor and outdoor dining, some with stunning views.

Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co
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Trail Start

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Busselton Foreshore 223km (2.5 hours) south of Perth

Trail End

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Margaret River Visitor Centre, Bussell Hwy Margaret River 275km (3 hours) south of Perth.

Freshly Brewed, Freshly Grown.

We believe in sustainability at Rocky Ridge Brewing. So much so that our brewery is 100% off the grid. We are striving to become a self sufficient brewery and we strongly believe that in time we can create an entire ground to glass experience.

10 Marine Terrace, Busselton WA 6280

Open: Thursday - Monday 11am - 7 pm Facebook: @RockyRidgeBrewing

Drink Local, smile widely.

Eagle Bay Brewing Co is a family owned and run microbrewery and restaurant located on the family's 66 year old farm by the sea in Eagle Bay, Western Australia.

We love fresh batches of beer and all of the brews are made on-site and handcrafted using only four ingredients: rainwater, malt, yeast and hops, with a whole lot of Eagle Bay sunshine to power our brew house.

252 Eagle Bay Road, Dunsborough.
(08) 9755 3554

Open seven days 11am - 5pm Facebook: @eaglebaybrewingco

Created by a family of three generations, our welcoming brewpub focuses on producing small batches of character filled beers.

Set in the rolling Yallingup Hills, Wild Hop is a family friendly and dog friendly venue serving up wood fired, local, share-style dishes, complemented by our revolving list of house brewed beers, local wines, ciders and spirits.

Wildwood Road, Yallingup.
Phone: 0488 990 154
Open: 11am - 6pm
Facebook @wildhopbrewingcompany

Beer Yourself.

Generous, bold and wild at heart. That's Black Brewing Co. We make some of Australia's most uncompromising craft beers from our home, Caves Road Collective. Our beer tells a refreshing tale of time and place inspired by the Margaret River Region, the Indian Ocean and Western Australia's incredible produce and people.

3517 Caves Road Wilyabrup.
Phone: (08) 9755 6500
Open: 11am - 5pm Facebook @blackbrewingco

The Original South West Brewer.

At Bootleg we pride ourselves on hand-crafting our beers by an enthusiastic team loaded with knowledge, passion and creativity. These lads know their beer and are dedicated to producing new and award-winning brews with regular creative small batch releases.

At Bootleg we are confident that our range of ales and lagers will satisfy and quench any beer lovers palate.

37 Wildberry Road, Wilyabrup.

Phone: (08) 9755 6300
Open: 11am - 5pm Facebook: @BootlegBrewery

Fun, fresh, local, delicious.

We are a family owned brewery. We like to have FUN, our beers are FRESH, we are LOCAL and our food is DELICIOUS.

Small batch, preservative free, no additives and unpasteurized, we source premium hops, malts and yeast from around the World to brew the best beer possible. Enjoy our Craft Beer, Cider and meals in beautiful open spaces or our beer garden while the kids run free in the big playground.

4259 Caves Road, Wilyabrup.
Phone: (08) 9755 5555
Open: 7 days 10am - 6pm Facebook: @cheekymonkeybeer

Established for the future

Beerfarm is for people who love genuine experiences. We don't care who you are or what you do - men, women, kids, dogs, all people are welcomed with a smile and a schooner….apart from the kids of course….

177 Gale Road, Metricup.
Open: Monday to Thursday 11am - 5pm, Friday 11 - 9pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am - 6pm.
Facebook: @beerfarmWA

Located in a picturesque setting Cowaramup Brewing Company is a family owned craft brewery offering quality handcrafted ales, lagers and a range of local wines with an excellent menu focusing on local produce. Ideal for families with playground and outdoor games available. Suitable for functions of all kinds.

229 North Treeton Road, Cowaramup
Phone: (08) 9755 5822

Open daily 11am to 6pm Facebook: @CowaramupBrewingCompany

Friendly service, sublime views, great food

Whether dining on our deck, playing golf into our dam or relaxing on the lawn, the grounds will have you captivated by the view. Bordering the Bramley National Park and nestled among vineyards and quaint farms Colonial Brewery really is the perfect way to get a taste of Margaret River's local brews whilst enjoying your little patch of paradise.

6 Osmington Road BRAMLEY 6285
Phone: (08) 9758 8177

11am - 6pm Saturday - Thursday, 11am - 10pm Friday Facebook: @ColonialBrewingCo

Brewhouse Margaret River is a super friendly, bright and breezy space to kick back and enjoy the best of the South West. You've got a choice of beer gardens and decks to relax under the soaring Karris. Our brewpub is as well known for its award winning beer range as it is for its delicious food.

35 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River.
Phone: (08) 9757 2614

Open: 11am - 7pm Monday - Thursday, 11am to 9pm Friday - Sunday (winter hours differ) Facebook @brewhousemargaretriver

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The Margaret River Region has the highest concentration of microbreweries in Western Australia – what a great reason to fill your glass with a frothie and say cheers!

Just 20 years ago there was one lone brewery in the region, and as they used to say, they were ‘an oasis in a desert of wine’. They’re still going strong but are now in great company. Beer lovers are spoilt for choice with more than ten exciting producers who are equally passionate about their beer and the region they call home.

Each of our breweries has their own distinctive style but all have a love for hospitality and sharing their beer with mates on a sunny afternoon down south.

All offering tasting paddles, you’re sure to find your favourite beer style at a Margaret River Region brewery, and quite possibly discover a new one too. We have many award winners amongst the 10 breweries on our trail, with exciting new beers being created all the time. From Saison to Stout, we have you covered.

Margaret River Visitor Centre

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Time / Duration

Full day



What To Pack

Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

Busselton Foreshore 223km (2.5 hours) south of Perth

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Trail End

Margaret River Visitor Centre, Bussell Hwy Margaret River 275km (3 hours) south of Perth.

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Facilities vary at each establishment.
  • Cafe
  • Car Park
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Water Access Points

Best time of year

Any time of year

Trail Access

Road 2WD

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3 trail goers have rated Craft Beer Trail Margaret River as 5 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Ann-Marie Carpanini

Reviewed 18 Dec 2019, 11:21am

As a local I am lucky to visit quite a few of these breweries on a number of occasions. I've yet to still visit every single one, but of the ones I have been to (brewhouse, wildhop, caves road, beerfarm, cheekys) they offer a great selection of beers (paddle boards), food and great settings to enjoy the summer sun.
Ali Scott-malcolm

Reviewed 23 Oct 2019, 8:39pm

Amazing way to spend a weekend. Such a variation between each brewery- all offering a great experience in their own way!! All kid friendly, and most dog friendly, with great food & wine options also. So much fun to be had!
Janine Pittaway

Reviewed 6 Aug 2019, 2:45pm

So many great breweries on this trail! More than a day's worth that's for sure.

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