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Lizzy Pepper

Nature & Environment
03/04/2018

Fishing With a Wadandi Cultural Custodian

Josh Whiteland is in his element when fishing barefoot on white sand in Wadandi country. So, after ten years of running the successful Koomal Dreaming and Cape Cultural Tours at Ngilgi Cave and Cape Naturaliste respectively, he's added a beach fishing experience to his portfolio. …
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
16/01/2018

Photography Cheat Sheet

Whether you’re exploring our caves or hiking the Cape to Cape, it’s a joy to capture some great memories in photographs. Four locals share their tips on capturing Margaret River’s most picturesque scenes. Dr Erika Jacobson, EDGEWALKERS Erika runs guided Cape to Cape walks and…
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Eat & Drink
12/12/2017

Pack the perfect picnic

Summer is coming, and that means sunset picnics at Yallingup, camping trips with friends, and lazy dinners on the deck. When the weather warms up, we often find ourselves swimming, snorkelling or stand up paddle boarding in those twilight hours, that in winter would have…
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Active & Adventure
05/12/2017

Cheap & cheerful school holiday inspiration

Fun doesn’t have to cost the earth, in any sense of the phrase. Lizzy Pepper finds a wealth of ecofriendly adventures in the Margaret River region that won't hit you hard in the hip pocket. Welcome to the south west – where there’s fresh air,…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
31/10/2017

The Brookwood Estate Labour of Love

“This is delicious – and this is yummy too – I love all these wines!” says the lady tasting wines at Brookwood’s rustic cellar door. It’s music to owner-operator Lyn Mann’s ears, as it’s cellar door visitors, not wine critics, she wants to impress. “Back…
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Nature & Environment
27/09/2017

Margaret River Hideaway & Farmstay

Nestled amongst eucalypt trees, just minutes from Margaret River town, lies a lovely farm with nine comfortable cottages and a menagerie of furry and feathered friends waiting to greet you. Margaret River has long been a favourite holiday destination for families. Whether you’re planning a…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
19/09/2017

Natural High

There is so much to do and see in the South West, the challenge is packing all the best bits into your holiday experience. Lizzy pepper rounds up some of the greatest ways to experience our beautiful outdoors. These family-friendly tours are exhilarating, breathtaking and,…
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Nature & Environment
24/07/2017

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. By Lizzy Pepper. Photos supplied by Legends Charters and Geographe…
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Wine & Wineries
19/07/2017

Dare to be different

Why not go off the beaten track and try some of the lesser-known wine varietals next time you’re in the Margaret River region? Lizzy Pepper has rounded up some fascinating local drops. Images: supplied. In the Margaret River region’s 50 years of winemaking, producers have…
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Eat & Drink
28/06/2017

High Spirits

A detour into distilling pays dividends as Harmans Estate launches Margaret River’s first ever pisco brandy. By Lizzy Pepper. Images by Elements Margaret River. Harmans Estate has established a great reputation for its single estate wines and the warm hospitality at their cellar door. Now…
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