Big reward for hiking to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

hiking to Cape Leeuwin Lughthouse

Hiking to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse on the Cape to Cape Track has always been an awesome experience. But now there’s a new incentive to make it to the southern end-point of the 124km coastal hiking trail in Margaret River. A new Interpretive Centre at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta is now open – and it’s […]

Hiking makes perfect Margaret River honeymoon

Margaret River honeymoon

Talk about the ultimate Margaret River honeymoon – hiking the spectacular Cape to Cape Track and then finishing it off with a luxury stay at a five-star resort. That’s how Perth couple Tom and Nicole Stephens chose to celebrate their wedding as part of a summer action holiday adventure. First they spent a week road […]

No fires in Margaret River despite national crisis

fires in Margaret River

Much of Australia is under threat from bushfires, but there are no fires in Margaret River and the region is proving a summer safe haven. The popular holiday getaway in Western Australia’s South-West is experiencing its annual summer holiday boom. And according to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services, there are no major bushfires […]

Bushwalking in Margaret River hits TV screens

bushwalking in Margaret River

Bushwalking in Margaret River will feature on a new Australian TV show putting the spotlight on the region’s amazing food, wine and outdoor experiences. Taste Australia With Hayden Quinn will go to air across the nation in 2020 on Channel 10 and on Qantas‘ inflight entertainment showcasing some of the most attractive and gastronomic destinations […]

Margaret River’s favourite hike just got shorter!

Margaret River's favourite hike

Margaret River’s favourite hike has become easier to tackle! That’s because the Cape to Cape Track has officially been revised down to 124km. The revision is 11km less than the 135km total which has been used for many years as the designated length of Margaret River’s favourite hike. It’s good news for hikers planning to […]

Trail running in Margaret River a big hit

running the Cape to Cape Track

A new trail running in Margaret River experience is off to a flying start with the first athlete giving it the thumbs up. Cape To Cape Explorer Tours has just launched a self-guided option for tackling the Margaret River region’s 124km Cape to Cape Track in only three days. The equivalent of running a marathon […]

New Cape to Cape Track trail run

Cape to Cape Track trail run

A Cape to Cape Track trail run experience is now available for those wanting the ultimate physical challenge in pristine nature. Cape To Cape Explorer Tours has launched a self-guided option for tackling the Margaret River region’s 124km Cape to Cape Track in just three days. We already offer guided and self-guided end-to-end hikes over […]

Family bonding on Margaret River’s best hike

Margaret River's best hike

A Perth father says tackling Margaret River’s best hike with his 11-year-old daughter has been an amazing way to strengthen their family bond. Michael Musk and his daughter Gemma are mid-way through the iconic 135km Cape to Cape Track. The popular coastal trail in Western Australia’s south-west traverses some of the region’s most spectacular scenery. It […]

Cape to Cape Track captured in prose

Cape to Cape Track

Many people hike the Cape to Cape Track but few capture the experience so well in writing. Wordsmith and outdoor enthusiast Micaela Elphick hiked Margaret River’s epic 135km hike with logistics, track tranfsers and support from Cape to Cape Explorer Tours. And she blogged about the experience as she went in a brilliantly written and […]

Hiking in Margaret River to celebrate wedding milestone

Hiking in Margaret River

Hiking in Margaret River is the ultimate way to celebrate a wedding anniversary. That’s according to New South Wales couple Barry and Deira Robertson, who joined six friends to hike Margaret River’s epic Cape to Cape Track. And on the sixth day of their seven-day guided adventure with Cape To Cape Explorer Tours, they celebrated 49 years […]

80,000 reasons to hike the Cape to Cape Track

Cape to Cape Track

We’re thrilled to be part of an amazing initiative that’s raised $80,000 for charity thanks to hikers trekking the Cape to Cape Track. Cape To Cape Explorer Tours is about to say goodbye to an inspiring group of ladies who hiked the entire 135km length of the track with us. It is the third annual hike […]

Historian’s solo journey on Cape to Cape walk

Cape to Cape walk

A West Australian historian is retracing the past by hiking solo on Margaret River’s Cape to Cape walk. Ron Chapman has wanted to hike the 135km Cape to Cape Track since researching and recording the oral histories of West Australian timber towns. This week, the former Australian Navy officer turned historian is fulfilling a dream […]

Family reunion on Margaret River’s best hike

Margaret River's best hike

The Hughes clan had the ultimate family reunion by tackling Margaret River’s best hike together. Nine first cousins and five of their spouses hiked the Cape to Cape Track recently. They opted for Cape To Cape Explorer Tours‘ five-day self-guided highlights experience, taking in some of the best stretches of the world-class 135km Track. Each […]

“Amazing” Cape to Cape Track competition win

Cape to Cape Track

Trekking the Cape to Cape Track is a “dream come true” for mad-keen hiker Abbey Freer, who is our 2019 Great Walks Magazine competition winner. The 27-year-old outdoors enthusiast from Adelaide said she’d never been to the Margaret River region. But hiking the Cape to Cape Track was on her bucket list and she couldn’t wait to […]

The Gene Hardy story told in film

Gene Hardy story

The fascinating story of Cape To Cape Explorer Tours founder Gene Hardy has been captured in a beautifully filmed short video by Tourism Western Australia. Click HERE to watch “Margaret River Made Me: The Gene Hardy Story”. Gene counts himself as one of the luckiest men alive. Born and bred in Margaret River, his childhood […]