Jewel Cave

The biggest show cave in Western Australia


Your Winter Play Pass

Great deals for your winter escape


South West Mudfest 1 July 2017

A jam packed day full of mud, burgers and beers!


Cabin Fever

This winter, put a hold on hibernation with more than 25 unique events throughout the Margaret River region from 14 - 23 July


Become a Margaret River Master

Take our Margaret River region wine masterclass and WIN a holiday to the region!


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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.


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.

Nature & Environment

The big arrival: whale watching begins in Augusta

Whale watching has officially begun at Augusta for the year, as captured beautifully by Naturaliste Charters and Tim Campbell Photo. Words by Carmen Jenner. Western Australia's South West has Australia’s longest whale-watching season - taking place at Flinders Bay, Augusta, from June to August, and Geographe…
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CinefestOZ Directors Chair at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Margaret River
Arts & Wellbeing

Stars of the silver screen

Celebrate 10 years of CinefestOZ Film Festival this August with a jam-packed program of Australian and international cinema, sidebar events and spectacular galas. We find out more about this Busselton-born festival from festival chair and co-founder, Helen Shervington. YMRR: What exactly is CinefestOZ Film Festival?…
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food by the chef
Eat & Drink

Cooking on Gas

Why not brush up on your culinary skills while you’re on holiday in the Margaret River region? Janine Pittaway puts together her list of the best behind the pots and pans. Winter gives us time to slow down and enjoy indoor pursuits that feed the…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries

Cold Comfort – ward off the winter blues and turn up the heat this July

A brand new event, Cabin Fever, promises to ward off those winter blues and turn up the heat this July. By Lisa Shearon. Images by Elements Margaret River. Have you noticed that Australians are really very good at doing one particular thing in winter? Yes,…
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Wine & Wineries

Where it all began – looking back to the early days of winemaking in the region

Vines and winemaking are an essential part of the Margaret River region’s DNA. Peter Forrestal looks back to the early days of winemaking in the region. From pretty much the earliest days of settlement in the Margaret River region, vines were a part of the…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries

Mum’s the word – treat mum to a champagne brekkie, lunch or dinner this Mother’s Day

Give mum a special treat this Mother's Day (May 14) with a champagne brekkie, lunch or dinner at one of the region's restaurants and wineries. Left it to the last minute? Scroll down to find convenient gifts you can purchase online. Written by Gabi Mills.…
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Eat & Drink

Giniversity – my kind of education

A new educational institution has popped up in Margaret River – Giniversity. It’s at Margaret River Distilling Co, and you can spend an afternoon creating your own bespoke gin and graduate with a PhD in Distilling. Lizzy Pepper graduates ‘full bottle’. I’ve always loved a…
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Wine & Wineries

Cabernet: The King of Margaret River wines

Cabernet Sauvignon is the King of Margaret River region wine. More than any other varietal it has propelled the region into the consciousness of wine drinkers around the world. Bordeaux is the cradle of Cabernet, but Margaret River is part of a select band of…
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Nature & Environment

Wood Work – Explore the beautiful forests of the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park

Explore the beautiful forests of the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park and you’ll be rewarded richly says Sarina Lewis. As a self-confessed outdoors guy, Ben Tannock likely has, if not one of the best jobs in the world, then at least one of the most envy-inducing…
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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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