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

Josh Palmateer Surf Academy

Po Box 856, Margaret River

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Josh Palmateer Surf Academy

All coaches are highly qualified surf life savers and A.S.A accredited. Lessons include surf safety and ocean awareness knowledge. Come and get an adrenaline rush by catching a wave at Margaret River. Costs from only $45.

Augusta Eco Cruises

Ellis Street Jetty, Augusta Wa 6290, Australia

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Augusta Eco Cruises

Cruises departing daily at 10.30am, for a 1 1/2 hour cruise. Cruises cost: Adults $30.00, Children $10.00. You are welcome to bring your own wine, food, drinks on board. Complimentary Coffee and Biscuits. Tickets available on board. Functions...

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...

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...

Margaret River Chocolate Company

415 Harmans Mill Road, Metricup

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Margaret River Chocolate Company

FREE CHOCOLATE TASTINGS at The Margaret River Chocolate Company! Commonly referred to as "The Chocolate Factory", The Margaret River Chocolate Company is one of Western Australia's most popular tourist attractions, with manufacturing, sales and 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...

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 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, ...

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 ...

Boranup Forest Maze

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...

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 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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Stand Up Paddling

Gnarabup, Margaret River

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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. ...

A Maze'n Margaret River

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

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A Maze'n Margaret River

Planted in 1994 with over 2000 Leightons Green Conifers our Giant Hedge Maze stands over 2 metres tall. There is only one path in, and one out, with a lookout tower in the middle. On the way in and out there are carved benches to find, which adds...

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.

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...

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...