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 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...

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.

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.

Xscape at the Cape Fun Park

Cnr Caves Road And Quindalup Siding Road 6281 Wa

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Xscape at the Cape Fun Park

Xscape at the Cape is the family fun park in Dunsborough, with something for everyone and spectators are FREE!! Check out the newest attraction, The Cliff, the tallest inflatable waterslide in Australia which is part of Get Wet H20 Waterplay. Ex...

3 Oceans Wine Company - Margaret River

Cnr Boundary Road And Bussell Highway, Metricup,Wa 6284

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3 Oceans Wine Company - Margaret River

3 Oceans Wine Company is one of Australia's youngest premium wine companies and the Cellar Store Cafe is a fusion of wine, lifestyle and food. Sample the best of our wines with freshly prepared local produce at the 3 Oceans Cafe. 3 Oceans Wine Co...

Candy Cow

3 Bottrill Street, Cowaramup

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Candy Cow

So! Thou has decided upon taking the challenge eh? I see we have a tough one here. Well you have been warned. The quality of the fudge, nougat and honeycomb found at Candy Cow is beyond anything you have ever tasted before. I can not give you any ...

A Maze'n Margaret River

9978 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River, Western Australia, 6285, Australia

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A Maze'n Margaret River

A Maze'n Margaret River Maze, Café and Gardens have now been open to the public for five years...with the A Maze'n 18 hole mini golf for just 12 months. Our A Maze'n three metre high Giant Hedge Maze, comprising of 2,000 Leightons Green plants, on...

Sunflowers Animal Farm and Farmstay

5561 Caves Road, Margaret River

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Sunflowers Animal Farm and Farmstay

Sunflowers is ideal for anyone who wants a farmstay experience to remember. Guests staying at the farm have unlimited free access to Sunflowers Animal Farm and free buckets of food (limits apply) to feed the animals, including kangaroos, llamas, h...

Gabriel Chocolate

Lot 14, 3220 Caves Rd, Yallingup 6282, Australia

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Gabriel Chocolate

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...

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. ...

Yallingup Shearing Shed

Lot 1442 Wildwood Road, Yallingup

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Yallingup Shearing Shed

The Yallingup Shearing Shed is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the South West. It is a must see when visiting the area. There are LIVE shows displaying first hand, the amazing experience of shearing, educational activities for the ...

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

1267 Cape Naturaliste Road, Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park, Western Australia

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Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

Breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Cape Naturaliste, Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and the beautiful Geographe Bay coastline reward visitors to the top balcony of the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse. Easier than most lighthouses to...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Bushtucker River & Wine Tours

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Bushtucker River & Wine Tours

BUSHTUCKER WINERIES & BREWERIES TOUR This is the most popular wineries/brewery tour in the South West. Winner 3 State Awards, for service and value for money. Includes pick up approximately 10:30am at your door. Visit 7attractions which include s...

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...

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...