Margaret River named top destination in Asia- Pacific

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Rediscover Augusta

Reconnect, reprioritise and rediscover Margaret River region's favourite seaside holiday town

 

Rediscover Busselton

Reactivate, reinvent and rediscover Busselton. It's the perfect blend of family-fun, seaside city buzz, and endless entertainment.

 

Cabin Fever

Break up with your doona. Then enter a loving relationship with Australia's newest winter festival

 

Pink Up Your Region

Join the Margaret River region in raising awareness for breast cancer from August 5th - 11th

 

Whale Watching

The whales have arrived in Augusta

 

Somewhere to Stay?

View the largest range of accommodation in The Margaret River Region

 

Winter Play Pass

Access exclusive deals with your free winter play pass

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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.

Nature & Environment
15/07/2019

7 Mysterious Facts You Didn’t Know About Whales

The whale is one of the most mysterious and majestic creatures ever to have graced the earth.  As marine creatures that live in the depths of the ocean or the poles of the world, whales have not been well understood throughout the course of human…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
11/07/2019

Adventures High and Low

Fly through a forest, crawl an ancient crystal riverbed. Two unique adventures await in Your Margaret River Region, both perfectly suited to wintry days. Zip line through the world’s last remaining tuart forest or take an adventure tour through Ngilgi Cave and see the crystals…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
04/07/2019

Best Playgrounds of the Margaret River Region

Holidaying with kids means looking out for fabulous new playgrounds, and there are some beauties to explore in the Margaret River region. We’ve rounded up our favourites from Busselton to Yallingup, Cowaramup to Augusta and everywhere in between. And a bonus – some terrific family-friendly…
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Arts & Wellbeing
03/07/2019

7 Must-See Exhibitions Happening This Winter

For most people, winter equals hibernation. The wind swept oceans and cloudy days are beautiful to watch from the warm surrounds of a beachside café, but only a select few are mad enough to actually be out there running through the rain. However, it’s the…
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What's On?
02/07/2019

Margaret River & Southern WA Named Lonely Planet’s Best in Asia Pacific

Global travel authority Lonely Planet has today named Margaret River & Southern WA as the number-one Asian-Pacific destination to visit in the year ahead. Expanded this year to include Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, Best in Asia Pacific is Lonely Planet’s fourth annual agenda-setting list…
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Eat & Drink
02/07/2019

The Heat is On: Hot and Spicy Food for Winter

There is little wonder that the Margaret River region is a paradise to visitors from our neighbouring countries. Pristine beaches, expansive and untouched wilderness, world class wineries and incredible produce; all only a few hours flight away from the densely populated cities of South East…
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Arts & Wellbeing
02/07/2019

8 Cosy Places To Stay This Winter

We all love summer down south, but there’s something pretty seductive about winter’s excuse to get cosy in front of a fire - red wine in one hand, good book in the other. There's no shortage of cosy accommodation options in the Margaret River region…
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Cabin Fever Eagle Bay Brewery
What's On?
28/06/2019

What’s Happening in July?

It’s the middle of winter: the days are short, the nights are cold and the fireplaces are crackling throughout the Margaret River region. It's the ideal time for a snug winter getaway, soaked in plenty of red wine and local produce. If you are bunkering…
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Arts & Wellbeing
25/06/2019

CinefestOZ: A Prize Worthy Event

Mindfulness is a great thing, but I didn’t need any prompting to be present and grateful the day I sat in the audience at the CinefestOZ Jury Lunch at Amelia Park listening to director extraordinaire and Oscar winner Scott Hicks.  I was rapt – like…
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Arts & Wellbeing
19/06/2019

NAIDOC Week: Expressions of the Salt Water People

In front of us are well-known features of the coast at Castle Rock:  ochre coloured cliffs rising from brilliant blue seas and seabirds circling overhead.  However Iszaac Webb is describing a Castle Rock none of us are familiar with: the songlines of the Country –…
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Arimia - Winter Produce
Eat & Drink
17/06/2019

Your Guide To Winter Produce With Arimia

One place in the Margaret River region where the onset of winter is relished more than most is Arimia, an almost entirely self-sufficient vineyard, working farm, and restaurant set in the charming back blocks of Wilyabrup. Winter rains are life-blood to Arimia.  They nourish plenty…
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Eat & Drink
12/06/2019

Spotlight On: Coward & Black

For a Margaret River wine label to grab attention in a region full of attention-grabbing wines requires the kind of long-term dedication to quality production that has become the central plot marker in the Coward & Black Vineyards story. Founders Patrick Coward and Martin Black…
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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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