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Lizzy Pepper

Ngilgi Cave Rainy Day Kids
Active & Adventure
03/07/2021

Rainy Day Fun for Kids

It’s bucketing down, and the kids are on a sugar high thanks to those amazing Margaret River Bakery cinnamon scrolls. You don’t want to brave the weather, but you still want to enjoy your time in the Margaret River Region. Here are five awesome indoor…
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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Tours
Nature & Environment
01/07/2021

A Tale of Two Lighthouses

The pristine coastline of the Margaret River Region was a wild and dangerous place to navigate for ships sailing blind 125 years ago, and scores of boats ended their journeys wrecked on our reefs. After much negotiation and a lucky gold rush, lighthouses were commissioned at Cape Leeuwin then Cape Naturaliste and have kept sailors safe…
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Western Ringtail Possum Conservation Credit Tim Campbell
Nature & Environment
11/06/2021

Western Ringtail Possum Conservation

Foxes, habitat loss and more cars on the roads have nearly wiped out the Western Ringtail Possum, but a new soft toy is helping raise awareness and funds. Buy a plush possum toy at the local visitor centre and you can help conservation efforts for…
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GuidesNature & Environment
08/06/2021

All About the Annual Whale Migration

Each year thousands of humpback whales and rare blue whales make their annual migration along the Western Australian coast. Witness these incredible mammals as they swim through the pristine waters surrounding the Margaret River Region.  Photos supplied by Legends Charters and Geographe Maritime Whale Watching…
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Nature & Environment
01/06/2021

Ancient Land: The Leeuwin Naturaliste Ridge

A fascinating history lies beneath the limestone cliffs and granite outcrops of the Leeuwin Naturaliste Ridge. Once an island, the region has been through ice ages, shifting sands and a break away from India. Lizzy Pepper talks to three of the region’s guides about this…
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Fraser Gallop Estate Taste of the Vineyard Experience
Spotlight On
10/05/2021

10 New Autumn Experiences

There’s plenty to discover in the Margaret River Region, and it’s not just roaring surf and autumn leaves turning crimson and gold. Immersive new food and wine experiences, fantastic foodie venues and an historic venue brought back to life. Head out on a new wine…
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Spotlight On
19/03/2021

10 Reasons I’d Elope to Eight Willows Retreat

If you’re reading this, you’re probably already toying with the idea of eloping. Do it, reclaim your special day, you won’t regret a thing. Save even more with a midweek or winter do. Eight Willows Retreat is the perfect place to celebrate an intimate wedding.…
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cape to cape explorer tours
Active & AdventureGuidesNature & Environment
04/03/2021

Insider Tips: Hiking the Cape to Cape Track

The Cape to Cape Track is hands-down one of the best multi-day hikes in the world. “It’s got everything from towering forests to some of the best beaches you’ll find anywhere,” says Cape to Cape Explorer Tours director Gene Hardy. “Amazing wildflowers and orchids, epic coastal views…
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Shelter Brewing Co
Active & AdventureArts & WellbeingEat & Drink
03/03/2021

Explore: Bustling Busselton

Busselton’s ditched its quiet seaside image and welcomed some brilliant new breweries, burger bars and bistros. Think you know Busso? Rediscover this bustling city and the epic eateries in its CBD. Busselton’s Best Breakfasts Hailing from Brittany, France, Bistro Breton serves up seriously scrumptious sweet…
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Teach groms to surf school kids
Active & AdventureWhat's On?
10/01/2021

Top 10 Things to Do in the Summer School Holidays

Summer holidays are my happy place. Plenty of beach trips, forest adventures, bakery treats, ice creams and lunches at our favourite family friendly venues. The best summer holiday activities are outdoors, and these are our family favourites, from Cape Naturaliste in the north to Cape…
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