Gourmet Escape 2018

Experience a food lovers' paradise this November

 

Augusta Adventures

Catch all the action of the MTB Cape to Cape and the Augusta Adventure Fest - Rapid Ascent

 

Jewel Cave Augusta

The biggest show cave in Western Australia

 

Somewhere to Stay?

View the largest range of accommodation in The Margaret River Region

1
1

Search Margaret River Region Accommodation & Tours

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.

Wine & Wineries
17/10/2018

The Good Life

Sasha McDonald had a background studying fine arts in Melbourne before wine took over. "I developed a passion for the dirt," she says, reflecting not just on her love for wine, but also the importance of the vineyard to her philosophy. After further studies in…
Read More
Eat & Drink
02/10/2018

What’s New at Gourmet Escape 2018?

"I'd happily travel the 9,000 miles from London for a glass of anything from Cullen Wines.” It's one of the genuine quotes from Nigella Lawson about her last visit to the Margaret River region for the 2016 Gourmet Escape. And on that note, Nigella will…
Read More
What's On?
01/10/2018

What’s Happening in October?

We are well and truly into beautiful spring in the Margaret River region and you know what that means: it's time for a quick getaway, and we've got just the ticket. From incredible food and wine events to outdoor adventure and art retreats, there's no…
Read More
Active & AdventureNature & Environment
25/09/2018

Augusta Adventures

The iconic Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta is not only a must-visit for tourists, it's also the dramatic staging point for two of Australia's most spectacular outdoor adventure sport events. Lighthouses are, it must be said, generally designed to keep people away from getting too…
Read More
Nature & Environment
18/09/2018

Get Twitching Bird Watchers!

Birdwatching is a therapeutic way to connect with nature and the Margaret River region is a great place to grab a pair of binoculars and begin birding. “When you take a walk amongst the tall trees and listen to the birdsong, it puts life in…
Read More
Active & AdventureNature & Environment
11/09/2018

Busselton Jetty’s Remarkable History

It isn't just the second longest jetty in the world that the timber piles beneath the Busselton Jetty support; they're also the fundamental pillars of the community itself. Tom De Souza investigated the story behind the Busselton Jetty, and discovered that as well as surviving…
Read More
What's On?
06/09/2018

What’s Happening in September?

Spring has finally arrived in the Margaret River region, giving life to a whole new season of fun to be had - not to mention a vast display of incredible wildflowers. From food and wine events to live music and exclusive experiences at some of…
Read More
Wine & Wineries
29/08/2018

Winery Dogs

Wine dogs. They’re the unsung heroes of the wine industry. Their humans get the glory for the scrumptious chardonnay or shiraz, but it’s the wine dogs who quietly keep things running smoothly. There’s dozens if not hundreds of these handsome, hard working hounds in the…
Read More
Eat & Drink
28/08/2018

Picking a Brewery this Father’s Day

It’s Father's Day this Sunday September 2nd. Treating Dad to a meal out has never been easier in the region, with a plethora of places that cater for blokes as well as kids. Lizzy Pepper explored the region's top breweries to help you narrow down…
Read More
Wine & Wineries
15/08/2018

The Rise of Organic and Biodynamic Wine

Five years ago, organic and biodynamic winemaking might have seemed left field or faddish. But jump forward to 2018 and you see an increasing number of converts to sustainable agriculture in the Margaret River region. Fergal Gleeson spoke to three of the regions wineries in…
Read More
Wine & Wineries
15/08/2018

Off the Beaten Track Wineries

At 50 years of age, the Margaret River wine region now has many wineries that are globally recognised such as Vasse Felix, Leeuwin Estate and Cullen Wines. But that’s only part of the region’s story. There are close to one hundred cellar doors in the…
Read More

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.

Upcoming Events, News and Travel Deals Subscribe