Margaret River named top destination in Asia- Pacific

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Bid on Holidays, Wine, and Amazing Experiences

Place a bid in the Margaret River Region Online Auction for Fire Relief

 

Festival of Busselton

The iconic family-focused festival returns for its 56th year

 

South West Craft Beer Festival

120+ craft beers, live music and tasty treats - 15th February, Busselton Foreshore

 

Wine Unearthed

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

 

Swing through the trees

Take fun to the highest level this summer at Forest Adventures

 

Busselton Jetty Swim

Watch the excitement of the jetty swim - February 8th and 9th at the Busselton beachfront.

 

The Jewel of all Caves

Visit Jewel Cave Augusta - the biggest show cave in Western Australia!

 

Somewhere to Stay?

View the largest range of accommodation in The Margaret River Region

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Australian Bushfires: Local Appeals & Visitor Information

 

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.

Spotlight On
22/01/2020

Bid on Holidays, Wine and Amazing Experiences

When our friends need a hand, we’re there to help. Fires have devastated communities in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland, and here in the Margaret River region we want to help our friends over east. Over 50 local businesses in conjunction with the…
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Breweries in the Margaret River
Eat & Drink
17/01/2020

Hop to it

Discovering the Margaret River region’s beer has never been so much fun. With the highest concentration of microbreweries in the state, beer lovers are spoilt for choice if a tipple of handcrafted ale is what you fancy. Spend a day or two quenching your thirst…
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Nature & Environment
08/01/2020

Captured: Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Images

Virginia Woolf once wrote that lighthouses are endlessly suggestive signifiers of both human isolation and our ultimate connectedness to each other. And there is no clearer representation of this than at the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse site. It's the tallest lighthouse in mainland Australia, standing on…
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What's On?
31/12/2019

What’s Happening in January?

This January it’s not just a new year, but a new decade. Supercharge those resolutions and set aside plenty of time to ease back into reality: there’s a smorgasbord of summer festivities to revel in this month. 10 Days of Summer Festival @ Aravina Estate…
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Eat & Drink
16/12/2019

Colour Patch Cafe Reopens in Augusta

There’s an air of excitement as the finishing touches are added to the new Colourpatch Cafe in time for the official opening. Pendant lights are being hung from the ceiling, framed prints mounted on the wall and pot plants and furniture all carefully positioned. The…
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Nature & Environment
16/12/2019

The New Must-Do Experience at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

A new visitor experience gives insight into harsh and lonesome conditions that lighthouse keepers endured to keep the light on at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta. A new Interpretive Centre at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta opened this week. Housed in one of the original…
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Eat & Drink
09/12/2019

Everything You Should Be Drinking This Summer

Summer really is when all of the good stuff is poured. Coffee is a year round necessity and hot chocolate is pretty good on a winter’s day; but the smorgasbord of summer bevvies is unmatched by any other season. Below is a roundup of some…
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Guides
06/12/2019

12 Essential Summer Stays in Your Margaret River Region

Close your eyes and imagine an ideal summer scene. Smell the sunscreen, feel the sand between your toes and the warmth of the sun on the back of your neck. The salty water is lapping a few metres away, surfers are out on the break…
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Eat & DrinkSpotlight On
06/12/2019

Spotlight On: Summer at Cape Lodge

It began as a home. A protea farm, to be precise, with asparagus and free-range chickens. Thirty-five years ago Caves Road wasn’t the spine of southwest tourism that it is today. Distances were greater and conveniences, less. But the shape of the land was resonant,…
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What's On?
29/11/2019

What’s Happening in December?

It’s finally here – the end of an era. Really, it is. Next month we are into a new decade, it’s the 20's, but thankfully this time round there’s Margaret River wine to toast with, instead of prohibition moonshine. There are plenty of events to…
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Wine & Wineries
07/11/2019

A Little Slice of Italy at Arlewood Estate

While driving towards Augusta have you ever wondered what lies behind those romantic rows of poplars, with glimpses of olive groves behind their soft foliage? Here, right in the heart of the Margaret River Region, Cassandra Charlick has just discovered a little slice of Italy…
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Eat & Drink
06/11/2019

Your Ultimate Guide to Margaret River Region Wedding Venues

The Margaret River region is one of Western Australia’s most popular options for a destination wedding. It’s easy to see why: whether you’re after sweeping views, a cosy and quaint farmhouse or a luxurious winery wedding, you’ll find it here. A wedding table setting overlooking…
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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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