Margaret River is best-known for its world-class wineries and epic surf, but there’s so much more to discover in this pretty riverside town. From laid-back surfers to loved-up newlyweds, fun-loving families to active adventurers, Margaret River has something for everyone.
Use your Margaret River accommodation as a base for exploring the incredible natural landscape, wineries and other attractions nearby this friendly town and you won’t be disappointed. Choose from chalets, hotels, resorts, holiday houses, camping sites, caravan parks, luxury retreats and backpacker accommodation and check availability here.
The town is nestled on the banks of the Margaret River and is surrounded by pristine forests where karri trees soar over 60m and limestone caves reveal their glittering splendour. At just over three hours’ drive from Perth and with a variety of accommodation in Margaret River to choose from, even a one-night stay is easy.
Cycle or walk along river paths, picnic in the park, get your caffeine fix, splurge on a handmade piece of furniture or clothing or go exploring – it’s all on your doorstep and not far from your Margaret River accommodation.
The rugged coastline with its famous surf, bountiful fishing and turquoise swimming is only minutes away with other picturesque towns like Yallingup, Dunsborough, Augusta and Cowaramup all within easy striking distance.
And then there’s the wine.
Everyone knows that Margaret River is famous for its wines, but believe it or not, the first commercial vineyard was only planted 50 years ago! Nowadays, there are over 100 cellar doors with a multitude of restaurants, microbreweries, distilleries and other foodie and creative industries dotted around the region’s undulating hillsides.