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Wine Unearthed

Listen to Your Margaret River Region's brand new podcast series that explores the lauded wine industry upclose and unearthed

 

CAPE TO CAPE MTB

Let the good times roll this October

 

Strings Attached Guitar Festival

A celebration of Players, Makers & Collectors

 

Whale Watching

The whales have arrived in Geographe Bay!

 

Somewhere to Stay?

View the largest range of accommodation in The Margaret River Region

 

South West Mud Fest

The mud-run for everyone returns to Bootleg Brewery this September promising the ultimate spring holiday fun!

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Accommodation

A choice of over 260 accommodation options available for all needs and budgets in Margaret River, Busselton, Dunsborough, Yallingup, Augusta and throughout the South-West.

Tours

Tour with the experts – choose from over 90 local specialist tours and activities including wine tours, cave and lighthouse tours, whale watching and horse riding.

Guides & Maps

Our handy regional map, travel guide, self drive itineraries and online interactive map will help you to navigate through Your Margaret River Region.

Events Calendar

Experience everything from local farmers markets, sunset movies in a vineyard and quirky community celebrations through to internationally recognised concerts, festivals and sporting events.

Trip Ideas & Stories

Need a little down south holiday inspiration? Get great tips and ideas from our team of local writers.

Arts & Wellbeing
18/09/2019

Strings Attached: Guitars Take Centre Stage in Margaret River

Western Australia's first ever Strings Attached Guitar Festival is landing in the Margaret River region this October, and as Tom De Souza discovers, there is plenty in store for guitar enthusiasts.   This October will see the launch of WA’s inaugural Strings Attached Festival, a weekend…
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Eat & Drink
18/09/2019

Brilliant Bakeries in Your Margaret River Region

A bakery is more than just a meat pie magnet; it can be a place perfection is found.  Jam and cream donuts, yellow vanilla slice, sausage rolls doused in ketchup. Feet covered in sand, and fingers sticky with sugar. These are the happy memories of…
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Eat & Drink
05/09/2019

B is for Beer (and Busselton)

As craft beer gets ahead of commercial beer (at least in style, taste, creativity, and popularity), the hoppy refresher is finally making a strong presence in the top end of the region. It doesn’t take much for me to get hopped up about beer, so…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
04/09/2019

6 Ways To Get Back To Nature In Spring

The blossoming glory of springtime in Margaret River resounds in anyone with the pleasure of visiting.  It’s the ultimate time to enjoy exactly what has made Margaret River a world-renowned destination – the great outdoors.  Whether it's mountain biking or gourmet garden picnics that get…
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Nature & Environment
03/09/2019

Your Guide To Glamping

Who doesn’t love getting out into the great outdoors? Now is the perfect time to plan that long awaited camping trip: spring is here, the weather is warming up and the hiking trails are filled with wildflowers. But wait a minute, what about the tent?…
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Nature & Environment
03/09/2019

Two of the Region’s Most Famed Photographers Share Their Stories

There’s little wonder that so many photographers call the Margaret River Region home. A dramatic granite coastline, pristine white sand against bright blue water and incredible flora and fauna provide inspiration for professionals and hobbyists alike. Lizzy Pepper enlisted the help of two award winning…
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What's On?
31/08/2019

What’s Happening in September?

The start of a new season is always filled with possibility. Spring is here and you are spoilt for choice when visiting the Margaret River Region. Of course, the natural wonders are putting on a show with wildflowers bursting and whales still leaping out of…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
20/08/2019

Linger Longer Over Lunch

A long lingering lunch accompanied by a bottle of superb Margaret River wine is the perfect way to spend an afternoon. Dianne Bortoletto made the sacrifice to find some of the region’s best for you. Researching this story was a tough gig. Sitting in beautiful…
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Wine & Wineries
08/08/2019

Margaret River dominates 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Awards

The Margaret River region reigned supreme at the 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Awards held last night (7 August) in Melbourne. Organic and bio-dynamic winemaker, Vanya Cullen was named Winemaker of the Year, Domaine Naturaliste was awarded Best Value Winery of the Year and the region…
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Arts & Wellbeing
01/08/2019

Local Hero: Ian Beniston The Original Potter

If you've dined at Vasse Felix or Yarri restaurants, then you would have eaten off the creations of master potter, Ian Beniston. He hand crafted every piece of stoneware in those restaurants from his Yallingup studio, Sensei Pots. Sensei means ‘master’ in Japanese and Sensei…
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Eat & Drink
31/07/2019

7 Incredible Winter Wine Experiences

Wood fires. Clear nights. Cold mornings. Winter is a series of environmental signposts that lead directly to the trailhead of sensory indulgence. As the barometer drops, so does the idea of restraint. In any case, puritanism has no place during these Margaret River region winter…
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Eat & Drink
27/07/2019

How To: Family-Friendly Gourmet Escape

Cultivating an intelligent relationship to food within the family framework is key to raising little humans who know the difference between sustainable and non-sustainable eating practices: food that sustains health, body and interest, without impacting heavily on the environment. Gourmet Escape presents all of this…
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Just three hours’ drive south of Perth and only 110km from end to end, Your Margaret River Region is one of Australia’s most compact, yet strikingly diverse holiday destinations stretching from Busselton and Dunsborough in the north of the region, down to Augusta in the south.

It’s an enticing mosaic of pristine natural wonders, premium wineries, relaxed microbreweries, world-class restaurants, spectacular beaches, towering forests, inspirational artisans, warm and friendly locals, and a laid-back persona all of its own. From the tranquil waters of Geographe Bay in the north, down the ancient cave-carved Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge, through picturesque vineyards and karri forest of the heartland, to the desolate beauty of Cape Leeuwin in the south, this is a place of astounding natural contrasts. There are just so many things to do in the Margaret River region you’ll need at least a few days to explore it. Take advantage of our stunning range of accommodation throughout the region in Margaret River, Dunsborough, Busselton, Augusta, Yallingup and throughout the South West.

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