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

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...

Margaret River Surf Shop & Surf School

1 Resort Place, Gnarabup Western Australia 6285, Australia

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Margaret River Surf Shop & Surf School

At Margaret River Surf Shop you can book your surf lessons or hire all types of surfing equipment. We are close to the beach and carry a range of beach accessories, clothing and swimwear for all ages. Call in for local surf knowledge and advice.

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 ...

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...

Wonky Windmill Farm and Eco Park

218 Yelverton Nth Rd, Yelverton Wa 6280, Australia

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Wonky Windmill Farm and Eco Park

Wonky Windmill Farm and Eco Park is a family owned business. Bev and Kerry, with son Russell, daughter Michelle and son -in -law Ian, grandchildren Sam and Abby, have worked together to establish the business. We have 1000 olive trees for oil and...

Blackwood River Houseboats

Lot 450 Bussell Highway, West Bay, Augusta

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Blackwood River Houseboats

Fully self-contained Houseboats with dinghy included to explore the National Park along the lower Blackwood River

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. ...

Millers Ice Cream

314 Wirring Rd, Cowaramup Wa, 6284, Australia

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Millers Ice Cream

Who said all ice cream is the same? Taste a Millers and you'll soon discover that our handmade ice cream takes some licking. It tastes great because the milk we use comes from our own cows milked daily on the family farm. The kids will love the...

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.

Gabriel Chocolate

Lot 14, 3220 Caves Rd, Yallingup 6282, Australia

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Gabriel Chocolate

Naturaliste Reptile Park

10 Wildwood Road, Carbunup River

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Naturaliste Reptile Park

Naturaliste Reptile Park is an educational and interactive experience, where you can learn about WA's venomous snakes, play with the pythons, gaze at the goannas, leap with the lizards and learn about them all. Reptiles are an integral part of Au...

Jesters Flat Horse Riding

1549 Rosa Brook Rd, Rosa Brook Wa 6285, Australia

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Jesters Flat Horse Riding

Horse Riding adventures for all abilities! Ride out across the working cattle farm on one of our lovely Australian Stock Horses, or venture out for a slow relaxed ride through the forest....its your choice! If you're part of a group but don't wa...

Margaret River Climbing Co. - Adventure Tours

Various Margaret River Locations

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Margaret River Climbing Co. - Adventure Tours

Our instructional programs and guided tours are designed to cater for everyone from the complete novice seeking a fun, adventurous & memorable outing, to the experienced climber seeking more advanced instructional tuition. ...So come and let our ...

The Rainbow Studio

7 Burton Road, Margaret River, Wa 6285

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The Rainbow Studio

Whether you're part of a group or you'd like to join in to meet new people, The Rainbow Studio's ART JAM sessions caters for a group of 8-12 people of all ages! We provide you with the space, the materials, the clean up, the ambiance.. all you n...

Margaret River Providore

448 Harmans South Road, Wilyabrup

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Margaret River Providore

Margaret River Providore combines vineyards, olive groves, organic vegetable gardens and gourmet foods from the region, Australia and around the world in a one-stop sales and tasting facility. Located on a working farm in the heart of Wilyabrup, ...

Wardan Aboriginal Cultural Centre

55 Injidup Spring Road, Yallingup Wa 6282 Australia

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Wardan Aboriginal Cultural Centre

Facilities The Bush Story Trail A one kilometre walk trail has been enhanced with bush tucker and medicine plants and traditional structures (mia-mia). Tool Making Workshop and Spear Throwing Society and Culture, Law and Decision Making and Histo...

CaveWorks

Caves Road, Forest Grove

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CaveWorks

At CaveWorks we specialise in creating the ultimate eco-experience for our visitors. This outstanding facility lends an exciting new dimension to the understanding of caves, while serving as a regional centre for preserving the fragile living geol...

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...

Simmo's Ice Creamery

161 Commonage Road, Dunsborough Wa 6281

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Simmo's Ice Creamery

SIMMO'S ICECREAMERY and FUN PARK is a must see on everyones list. Choose from 60 Delicious Dilemmas, sundaes, hot waffles and, of course with our hot chocolates, coffees and freshly toasted panini there is something for the whole family. Kids can...

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...