Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

Enjoy sweeping views of Geographe Bay from the new observation platform

 

Jazz by the Bay

Gourmet food, cosy venues, and the smooth sounds of jazz, soul and funk

 

The Winemaker

WATCH: Behind the scenes with Vanya Cullen, Cullen Wines

 

The Winemaker

WATCH: Join Josephine Perry as she takes us behind the scenes of her one-woman operation.

 

The Winemaker

WATCH: Behind the scenes with Virginia Willcock, Chief Winemaker at Vasse Felix

 

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

An incredible line-up of writers, journalists, and bloggers held at one of the region's finest wineries.

 

Wine Tours

The perfect way to spend an autumn day!

 

Jewel Cave

The biggest show cave in Western Australia

 

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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.

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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.

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

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

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Arts & Wellbeing
23/05/2018

For the Love of Words

One of the most anticipated calendar entries for lovers of language is the Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival. This year sees the 10th annual festival at a beautiful new venue - and it is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet, according…
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Arts & WellbeingEat & Drink
11/05/2018

The Ultimate 3 Day Mother-Child Getaway

The Margaret River region is a well known destination for family holidays and for mothers wanting to spend some quality time with their kids. But how exactly would you spend three days carved out just for you and your little ones in the Margaret River…
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Arts & Wellbeing
09/05/2018

Let’s Go to Witchcliffe

Just 10 minutes drive from Margaret River, the sleepy town of Witchcliffe is looking bright-eyed of late thanks to some forward-thinking newcomers, and an eco-village in the works.  Named by a nearby cave with an overhang that resembles a witch on a broomstick, Witchy, as…
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Wine & Wineries
02/05/2018

Get to Know Your Young Guns of Margaret River Winemaking

For a region that produces only 2% of the country’s total wine, to have seven Margaret River winemakers recognised for their innovative and creative winemaking methods in this year’s Young Gun of Wine Top 50 speaks volumes. The Young Gun of Wine awards are an…
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Nature & Environment
01/05/2018

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse in Ship Shape for Visitors

Always an incredible experience, particularly in whale watching season, the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and grounds in Dunsborough re-opened earlier this year with a new boardwalk allowing panoramic ocean views, and a welcoming café in the former lighthouse keeper’s cottage, plus a kids’ playground. Zoe Deleuil…
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Eat & Drink
01/05/2018

Where to Find Great Coffee in the Margaret River Region

As the cooler months approach and the temperatures slowly decrease, our collective love of a good cup of coffee increases exponentially. But where to go in the Margaret River region for a decent coffee and a warm and welcoming atmosphere to boot? Well, there's no…
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Active & Adventure
30/04/2018

Embracing Modern Skate Culture in the Margaret River Region

Skateboarding has come a long way since the days when American kids rode in dehydrated swimming pools to hone their radical board skills. Today, skateboarder culture is so popular it even has a sub-culture: scooter riding. The Margaret River region has embraced the skate lifestyle…
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Eat & Drink
26/04/2018

Our 10 Favourite Picks at This Year’s Cabin Fever Festival

Thanks to Cabin Fever, winter in the Margaret River region is full of perfect excuses to eat and drink way too much! We’ve picked out the ten events that are worth dropping everything for. Thinking about a winter getaway? We’ve got the Margaret River region…
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Nature & Environment
18/04/2018

6 Bucket List Worthy Ways to Live the #VanLife in the Margaret River Region

The Margaret River region is as spectacular as it is diverse. It’s a place where people come to relax, recharge and soak up one of Western Australia’s most remarkable coastlines. The region is a melting pot of boutique holiday getaways, touring backpackers, surf breaks and…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
11/04/2018

How to Spend the April School Holidays in the Margaret River Region

Get your kids immersed in the incredible natural landscapes of the region, learning about Wadandi culture, witnessing world-class surf or digging for fossils at the caves! The school holidays are just around the corner, and with autumn’s cooler temperatures and light rain it can be…
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Nature & Environment
03/04/2018

Fishing With a Wadandi Cultural Custodian

Josh Whiteland is in his element when fishing barefoot on white sand in Wadandi country. So, after ten years of running the successful Koomal Dreaming and Cape Cultural Tours at Ngilgi Cave and Cape Naturaliste respectively, he's added a beach fishing experience to his portfolio. …
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Wine & Wineries
29/03/2018

The Night Shift: Ensuring a Good Vintage by Picking at Night

If you're gunning down a road in wine country around midnight in early autumn, the lights you see are probably not UFOs. It's unlikely to be a rave. Nor are you seeing an unusual cult ritual. You are observing the nocturnal movements of the winemaker…
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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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