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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Self-guiding success on Margaret River’s best hike

Margaret River's best hike

Brian and Jen Gilbert attempted to hike the Cape to Cape Track carrying all their own gear – but soon found out some assistance was in order. The Perth couple were holidaying in Western Australia’s south-west when they decided to tackle Margaret River’s best hike. But after two days of carrying fully-loaded packs on the […]

Cricket royalty bowled over by Cape to Cape Track

Cape to Cape Track

Former Australian Test cricket fast bowler Ross Duncan trekked Margaret River’s spectacular Cape to Cape Track this week. And he said he was bowled over by its rugged beauty, inspiring scenery and carpets of wildflowers. Ross and his wife Gayle jetted into Western Australia from their home in Brisbane to tackle Margaret River’s best long distance coastal […]

Cape to Vine Tour showcases best of Margaret River

Cape to Vine Tour

Cape To Cape Explorer Tours‘ one day Cape to Vine Tour proved the best way to see Margaret River for visiting Americans John and Diana Fleeman. Jetting in from Miami, Florida, the Fleemans wanted to experience the very best of the region in just one day. They opted for the Cape to Vine Tour. It […]

Age no barrier to Cape to Cape walk

age is no barrier on Cape to Cape walk

This intrepid couple proved age is no barrier to achieving a bucket-list goal like hiking the Cape to Cape walk. What an inspiration are John Steel, 87, and his wife Ros, 78, who have just finished the 135km-long Cape to Cape Track in the Margaret River region of Western Australia. The retirees, from Gippsland in […]

Product Review: Keens Newport H2

You can currently pick these walking sandals up for $99.95 from the Mountain Designs Outlet online store. Walking over 100kms in boots can sometimes take its toll on our most precious hiking asset. It can be a relief to give your feet a breather for a day or 2 during your Cape to Cape hike. These sandals are comfortable, breathable, secure and […]

Shine a Light Cape to Cape Fundraiser Walk

From 5th – 12th October 2016 Cape to Cape Explorer Tours will be supporting the Shine a Light project in their endeavour to raise funds for refugees both at home and abroad. Last year the Shine a Light project raised $14,000 which went towards the purchase of solar lanterns for young refugee students and audio […]