Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

Enjoy sweeping views of Geographe Bay from the new observation platform

 

South West Craft Beer Festival

More than 100 beers from over 20 local brewers

 

The Winemaker

WATCH: Behind the scenes with Vanya Cullen, Cullen Wines

 

Emergence Creative Festival

A creative festival of inspiring keynotes, hands-on workshops, and out-of-the-box collabs.

 

The Winemaker

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

 

Club Marine Geographe Bay Race Week

Western Australia's premier yachting regatta

 

The Winemaker

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

 

Live Lighter Augusta River Festival

A family fun day on the banks of the Blackwood river

 

Jewel Cave

The biggest show cave in Western Australia

 

Somewhere to Stay?

View the largest range of accommodation in The Margaret River Region

 

Movies under the stars

Taking place throughout 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.

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

Arts & Wellbeing
20/02/2018

Creative calendar shines in Margaret River

He sailed from England to Western Australia with his three brothers on board the Warrior in March 1830, at just 13 years of age. With a name now synonymous with the region, Alfred Bussell was one of Margaret River’s first settlers, leading the way for…
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Active & Adventure
13/02/2018

Surf photographer Ric Chan makes a comeback

It was the decade of wonder-woman and superman. Jimi Hendrix died. The Beatles dissolved. Smoking wasn’t a health risk, and bell-bottoms were a staple in the wardrobe; and the soundtrack rolling in the background was the Stones, Janis Joplin, and Led Zeppelin.   In 1970’s Margaret River,…
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Arts & WellbeingEat & DrinkWine & WineriesNature & Environment
09/02/2018

How To Celebrate Love In Your Margaret River Region

With Valentine’s Day almost here, you’re either planning that romantic dinner for two or cringing in anticipation. But romance isn’t defined by Hallmark, and doesn’t have to be just chocolates and flowers. February in the Margaret River Region has romance woven into its very fabric:…
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Eat & Drink
01/02/2018

The Perfect Day Out

Discover the renowned gourmet delights of Margaret River during a Progressive Lunch with Margaret River Chauffeurs while you savour, sit back and relax. A progressive lunch has to be the best way to sample great food and wine in the region, particularly for those short…
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Nature & Environment
31/01/2018

Six of the best cafes with playgrounds

Parents of young children are all too familiar with the feeling of getting to their holiday destination and quickly finding their bearings. Specifically speaking – locating a good coffee shop and a playground. First world problems perhaps, but the struggle is real for sleep deprived…
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Wine & Wineries
30/01/2018

Wine voices – Ben McDonald, Vigneron, & Sasha Foley, Winemaker – Glenarty Road

“Five generations lived in the same old house here. What you had to do with the group settlement scheme was clear 2 acres a year for 10 years and then the farm was yours. It was hard work, with big timbers around. Poppa applied for…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
24/01/2018

Your Pet-Friendly Margaret River Region

They’re our fur children, our companions for their lifetime. They’re our precious pets and where we go, they go. Thank goodness, the popular idea of travelling with pets is becoming an increasingly accepted norm here in Australia with more accommodation and attractions now catering for…
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Eat & DrinkActive & Adventure
23/01/2018

Long Weekend Inspiration

There is so much to do in Your Margaret River Region this long weekend, no matter what direction the weather may take. You'll be spoilt for choice with wineries, breweries and restaurants, caves and lighthouses and our breathtaking coastline. We have a circus and orchestra visiting…
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Active & Adventure
23/01/2018

Making a Splash

It's that time of the year when it can be too hot for even a trip to the beach. When the temperature tops 30 degrees, all you want to do is lay poolside and dip in and out of the water all day. But searching…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
16/01/2018

Photography Cheat Sheet

Whether you’re exploring our caves or hiking the Cape to Cape, it’s a joy to capture some great memories in photographs. Four locals share their tips on capturing Margaret River’s most picturesque scenes. Dr Erika Jacobson, EDGEWALKERS Erika runs guided Cape to Cape walks and…
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Arts & Wellbeing
11/01/2018

Celebrating the Surf

Don’t let a day of onshore breezes spoil a day of surf – there are plenty of barrels, tubes, fins and wipe-outs to enjoy with a glass of wine down the road from the sandy shores of Yallingup beach. If you’re a fan of all…
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Eat & Drink
08/01/2018

Snap to it

For many in my neck of the woods, the start of summer also heralds the start of one of the most exciting times of the year for your tastebuds; it’s time to tuck into some marron. While found in local freshwater sources all year round,…
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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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