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Active & Adventure
16/04/2019

School Holiday Inspiration: Discover the Region’s Underground Caves

Hidden beneath the blazing tarmac of Caves Road, below the karri and marri forests, and under the undulating Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge, lies a winding labyrinth of underground tunnels and echoing caverns. It's a magical world for children to visit over the school holidays, and a treasure…
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Arts & WellbeingWine & Wineries
07/11/2018

Sculpture by the Vines

Howard Park Wines are breaking the mould again, in a year of firsts, they continue to challenge perceptions of the traditional cellar door experience. This month, they unveiled a new art installation - Margaret River's first vine sculpture. Entitled Transcience, the work created by two-time Sculpture…
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abalone being prepared
Eat & DrinkNature & Environment
24/10/2018

World-First Ocean Grown Abalone in Augusta

Get ready for abalone to make a splash on menus - local fisherman Brad Adams has created a world-first, innovative, sustainable way to harvest these tasty treasures of the sea, just off the southern coast. Norman Burns chats to him about the underwater world of…
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Weddings & Special Events
23/10/2018

8 Amazing Wedding Venues in the Margaret River Region

Given the Margaret River region's astounding natural beauty and abundance of amazing wedding venues, it's not surprising that so many couples decide to make it the location of their special day. But with so many incredible wineries, breweries and restaurants to choose from as your…
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Eat & Drink
02/10/2018

What’s New at Gourmet Escape 2018?

"I'd happily travel the 9,000 miles from London for a glass of anything from Cullen Wines.” It's one of the genuine quotes from Nigella Lawson about her last visit to the Margaret River region for the 2016 Gourmet Escape. And on that note, Nigella will…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
25/09/2018

Augusta Adventures

The iconic Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta is not only a must-visit for tourists, it's also the dramatic staging point for two of Australia's most spectacular outdoor adventure sport events. Lighthouses are, it must be said, generally designed to keep people away from getting too…
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Arts & Wellbeing
11/01/2018

Celebrating the Surf

Don’t let a day of onshore breezes spoil a day of surf – there are plenty of barrels, tubes, fins and wipe-outs to enjoy with a glass of wine down the road from the sandy shores of Yallingup beach. If you’re a fan of all…
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Eat & Drink
08/01/2018

Snap To It

For many in my neck of the woods, the start of summer also heralds the start of one of the most exciting times of the year for your tastebuds; it’s time to tuck into some marron. While found in local freshwater sources all year round,…
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Eat & Drink
21/12/2017

Frosty Reception

Sunny arvos and cold beers are a perfect pairing, but don’t get stuck in a beer rut — tickle your taste buds with one of the latest brews on the block. When you spend your morning surfing pristine water followed by a lazy day at…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
23/11/2017

Visiting Chefs Praise Margaret River

The Margaret River region was once again flooded with foodie royalty over the Gourmet Escape weekend, with some of the top names in the industry gracing local kitchens and cooking for their Aussie fans. Event Director Katrina King said this year’s festival had been huge,…
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