Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

Enjoy sweeping views of Geographe Bay from the new observation platform

 

South West Mudfest

A jam-packed day full of muddy good times and family fun

 

Cabin Fever Festival

Australia's newest winter festival. Ten days of quality wine, seam-splitting comfort food, fireside brews and general good times.

 

Truffle Kerfuffle

A celebration of one of the world's most luxurious ingredients - fresh black truffles.

 

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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What's On?
12/06/2018

Star Quality at CinefestOZ

With one of the most important events on the Australian film calendar - CinefestOZ - taking place in the Margaret River region in August, Cassandra Charlick delves further into the burgeoning film industry in the South West. Now in its fifth year, CinefestOz is a festival…
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Wine & WineriesWhat's On?
11/06/2018

Local Legend Receives Order of Australia

David Hohnen of McHenry Honen played a massive part in putting Margaret River on the world wine map and he's just been honoured with an Order of Australia for significant service to oenology, to the development of the Australian wine industry, and as a promoter of…
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whales in Geo Bay
What's On?
06/06/2018

7 Whale-y Cool Spots to See Whales This Season

After having been hunted almost to extinction until the 1970’s, the whale population has recovered to such a level that an estimated 35,000 whales migrate from the Antarctic to the warmer waters of the Margaret River region every year. The region plays host to these amazing…
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What's On?
30/05/2018

What’s Happening This Winter?

Winter is no time to shy away from the Margaret River region. In fact, with music, arts, food and film festivals all happening in the region across the cooler months, it could be starting to rival summer as the best time to visit. From swaying…
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Arts & Wellbeing
29/05/2018

Escape to your own Private Luxury this Winter

Love a bit of spontaneity in your life? Dream of whisking your partner off for a surprise getaway, heading south with the girls or treating your family to a luxury break for a milestone celebration? Winter gives visitors to the Margaret River Region more time…
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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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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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