Margaret River - A very special place

What To Do: For Kids

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"Only where children gather is there any real chance of fun."  (Mignon McLaughlin, journalist and author)

Margaret River is a kid's wonderland! With safe swimming beaches, abundant natural attractions and adventure aplenty, the region is perfect for that special family holiday.  The majority of local businesses operate with a child-friendly ethos in mind, helping to ensure that children are entertained whilst the parents take a well-earned break; tasting world-class wines, consuming gourmet delicacies and enjoying the culture of relaxation that is Margaret River!  
 
The huge number of low cost or free activity options in the region mean that a trip to Margaret River is an affordable option for families and the variety of experiences on offer means your days will be as action packed or laid back as you want them to be.  Kids just love all the delicious food options in the region, ranging from chocolate and cheese to ice cream and candy, but once they have built up their energy there are a huge number of attractions and activities that are guaranteed to make memories to last a lifetime.

 Fun filled activities for all ages include:

  • Adventure activities         
  • Animal farms & experiences
  • Beaches/swimming/snorkelling
  • Bush walks
  • Caves
  • Chocolate & candy tastings
  • Food tastings
  • Horse riding
  • Ice creameries
  • Indigenous culture
  • Lighthouse
  • Mazes
  • Mini golf
  • Mountain biking
  • Museums
  • Surfing/stand up paddling/kite surfing
  • Tours of the region

Busselton Museum in the Heritage Butter Factory

Peel Terrace, Busselton

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Busselton Museum in the Heritage Butter Factory

The museum displays everything from agriculture to whaling; from crockery, clocks and cameras to sewing machines, travel and transport is included. Special features include: 1850 - bedroom and nursery 1850 - 1950 kitchen furniture and utensils 1...

Augusta Mini Golf

829 Albany Tce, Augusta Wa 6290, Australia

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Augusta Mini Golf

Mini Golf, Trampolines & Amusement Centre open from 10:30 til late on weekends and EVERY DAY during School Holidays and long weekends! Other times upon request. Offers mini golf, trampolines, slot cars, pinball machines, picnic area / tables, toil...

Augusta Cruises(Miss Flinders)

Ellis Street, Augusta, Wa, 6290, Australia

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Augusta Cruises(Miss Flinders)

Tours include the Augusta, Color Patch, East Augusta, Hardey Inlet, Scott River and Molloy Island. The Hardey Inlet is a wide expanse of shallow water a haven for wading birds. The Flinders has been cruising the Blackwood since 1971. The skippe...

The Horse Resort

Osmington Road, Margaret River, 6285

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The Horse Resort

Welcome to The Horse Resort, located in the Margaret River wine region, Western Australia. The best seat in town from which to see and experience this beautiful and unique area is in the saddle of one of our well-trained horses. What we have on ...

Ye Olde Lolly Shoppe, Margaret River

Shop 3, 103 Bussell Highway, Margaret River

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Ye Olde Lolly Shoppe, Margaret River

Turn of the last century old shop, specialising in old style lollies. A huge selection of treats to bring back sweet childhood memories. Browse through our collection of Australian memorabilia and cute collectables.

Busselton Jetty

Busselton Beachfront, Busselton Wa, 6280

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Busselton Jetty

Jump on board and take the leisurely train ride along the jetty. Sit back and relax while the driver takes you on a journey across the calm, clear waters of Geographe Bay. With 50 seats available and trips leaving throughout the day, the Jetty Tra...

Taste of the South Winery and Brewery Tours

Dunsborough, Western Australia, 6281, Australia

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Taste of the South Winery and Brewery Tours

We offer a number of tours to suit any taste WINE at NIGHT - a wine tasting experience with a difference. Make the most of the beautiful region during the morning, then come with us and explore a selection of boutique wineries before enjoying a ...

Margaret River with Neil McLeod

Lot 6036 Caves Road, Margaret River Wa 6285, Australia

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Margaret River with Neil McLeod

EAT DRINK EXPLORE – Margaret River. Full & Half Day Wine Tours; Private & 3 Day Tours available. A visit to Margaret River is a must-do Australian experience, where spectacular natural surrounds meet some of the world’s best wines and delicious l...

Augusta Historical Museum

Blackwood Avenue, Augusta

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A fascinating collection of artefacts, photographs and books documenting the rich history of the Augusta-Margaret River Region. Displays include details of families involved in the settlement of Augusta in 1830, which was the third European settle...

Boranup Forest Maze

8957 Caves Road, Karridale Wa 6285, Australia

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Boranup Forest Maze

Come along Caves Road, through some of the finest tall forest and farmland in the South West, and discover the Boranup Forest Maze, nestled on the edge of the Boranup Forest. Stretch your legs and experience the forest trail atmosphere of the maz...

Boranup Gallery

7981 Caves Road, Margaret River Wa 6286, Australia

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Boranup Gallery

A stunning collection of fine furniture and quality artworks by renowned Australian Artists. Established since 1989.

Colonial Brewing Co

Osmington Road, Margaret River

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Colonial Brewing Co

Features: * Awarded Australia's Champion Brewery 2007 * Our beer is brewed on-site and hand-crafted in small batches to produce top quality ales * Colonial beer has no preservatives and additives * Kids playground * Delicious menu * Try our uniqu...

Ngilgi Cave

76 Ngilgi Cave Yallingup Caves Road, Yallingup, Western Australia, 6282, Australia

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Ngilgi Cave

Ngilgi Cave is located in the Geographe Bay and Margaret River Region just off Caves Road, a short distance north of Yallingup. The fascinating association with a rich Aboriginal legend describing the battle between a good spirit (Ngilgi) and an e...

Climbing Naturaliste - Indoor Climbing

Unit 1/ 32 Faure Lane, Dunsborough Wa 6281, Australia

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Climbing Naturaliste - Indoor Climbing

We are a family owned and run business.We enjoy climbing and are keen to share the experience with our community. At Climbing Naturaliste we aim to provide an opportunity for physical challenge and personal accomplishment in a safe, fun, family ...

Cowaramup Brewing Company

229 North Treeton, Cowaramup

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Cowaramup Brewing Company

A family-friendly environ: CBC is located on a 10 acre site with a purpose-built microbrewery, restaurant, beer garden, children's play area and hop garden. The picturesque rural setting has wide appeal with customers as animals including: cows; s...

Bellview Shell Collection

10291 Bussell Highway, Witchcliffe Wa, 6286, Australia

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Bellview Shell Collection

Over 200 square metres of colourful and unique display area, with shells and corals collected from all around the world. Over 30,000 rare and beautiful specimens are on display, and shells and shell jewellery are available for sale. Shells, corals...

Margaret River Fudge Factory

152 Bussell Highway, Margaret River Wa 6285

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Margaret River Fudge Factory

The origin of the candy called 'fudge' was probably the accidental graining of caramel prepared with high sugar content. Some manufacturers have labelled basic caramel as being fudge. There is one important difference between caramel and fudge. Ca...

Margaret River Nougat Company

Corner Tom Cullity Drive & Miamup Rd, Cowaramup Wa 6284

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Margaret River Nougat Company

Bettenay Wine and Nougat Company is a specialised boutique wine and nougat business situated in the original Wilyabrup wine precinct the' dress circle' of the Margaret River wine region. Wine is made exclusively from 25 year old estate grown vine...

Margaret River Stand Up Paddling

Gnarabup, Margaret River

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Margaret River Stand Up Paddling

Stand Up Paddle Surfing offers a new and enjoyable experience to all visitors to our beautiful region. Join us at 9am in the morning for a 90 minute lesson - or let us know when you are available and we will schedule a lesson at another time. ...

The Margaret River Dairy Company: Cheese & Yoghurt

Bussell Highway, Cowaramup

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The Margaret River Dairy Company: Cheese & Yoghurt

Worth Discovering... The Margaret River Dairy Company produces premium quality, award winning, boutique cheese and yoghurt products. Our luscious cheeses range from Brie, Camembert, Cheddar, to Feta and Baked Ricotta. The indulgent European style...