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Wine Unearthed

Listen to Your Margaret River Region's brand new podcast series that explores the lauded wine industry upclose and unearthed

 

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

 

CinefestOZ Film Festival

Don't miss this homegrown event that has become one of the great film festivals of Australia

 

South West Mud Fest

The mud-run for everyone returns to Bootleg Brewery this September promising the ultimate spring holiday fun!

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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.

Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
20/08/2019

Linger Longer Over Lunch

A long lingering lunch accompanied by a bottle of superb Margaret River wine is the perfect way to spend a winter’s afternoon. Dianne Bortoletto made the sacrifices to find some of the region’s best for you. Long Lunch Winter Style Researching this story was a…
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Wine & Wineries
08/08/2019

Margaret River dominates 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Awards

The Margaret River region reigned supreme at the 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Awards held last night (7 August) in Melbourne. Organic and bio-dynamic winemaker, Vanya Cullen was named Winemaker of the Year, Domaine Naturaliste was awarded Best Value Winery of the Year and the region…
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Arts & Wellbeing
01/08/2019

Local Hero: Ian Beniston The Original Potter

If you've dined at Vasse Felix or Yarri restaurants, then you would have eaten off the creations of master potter, Ian Beniston. He hand crafted every piece of stoneware in those restaurants from his Yallingup studio, Sensei Pots. Sensei means ‘master’ in Japanese and Sensei…
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Eat & Drink
31/07/2019

7 Incredible Winter Wine Experiences

Wood fires. Clear nights. Cold mornings. Winter is a series of environmental signposts that lead directly to the trailhead of sensory indulgence. As the barometer drops, so does the idea of restraint. In any case, puritanism has no place during these Margaret River region winter…
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Eat & Drink
27/07/2019

How To: Family-Friendly Gourmet Escape

Cultivating an intelligent relationship to food within the family framework is key to raising little humans who know the difference between sustainable and non-sustainable eating practices: food that sustains health, body and interest, without impacting heavily on the environment. Gourmet Escape presents all of this…
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What's On?
26/07/2019

What’s Happening in August?

It’s the final hurrah of winter's icy grip. You’d be mad not to make the most of the last of these chilly nights, roaring fireplaces and truffle infused menus in the Margaret River region. Here’s a little known fact: August is one of the most…
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Eat & Drink
26/07/2019

Drink Your Way Through The Region’s Native Ingredients

Winter is a brewer and distillers delight in Margaret River.  Consistent rains bring to life the fruits of Margaret River’s agriculture and natural surrounds, like the Emu Plum, apples, and Geraldton Wax.  And, for those inclined to sample an alcoholic beverage or two, indoors weather…
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Nature & Environment
24/07/2019

5 Adventure Tours Worth Braving The Elements

‘Tis the season of hidden adventures.  The maddening holiday crowds are gone, the landscape is a lush and verdant green, and brooks, creeks, rivers, and waterfalls are running high.  Winter is a time when you can experience the region’s natural glory at its peak, and…
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Nature & Environment
23/07/2019

Your Ultimate Eco-Friendly Road Trip With Busselton Toyota

Your Margaret River Region and Busselton Toyota, in partnership with 5 Rooms Retreat, are giving away the chance to have your very own eco-friendly road trip in this unique part of the world - complete with the keys to a Toyota RAV4 Hybrid for the…
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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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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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