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Arts & WellbeingActive & AdventureNature & Environment
25/09/2015

School holiday inspiration – Check out the lighthouses

From a distance Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (at Augusta) and Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse (Dunsborough) guard their respective outposts like tall white warriors with flashing eyes, and there’s something just a little mysterious about them. Perhaps it’s because they hold life or death in their hands, and…
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Arts & WellbeingEat & DrinkActive & Adventure
10/09/2015

3 luxury retreats for a romantic weekend

What does the word ‘luxury’ conjure up for you? Is it sumptuous living, or maybe elegance and refinement? Is it enjoying comforts and pleasures that are indulgent and which you wouldn’t necessarily have at home on a day-to-day basis? For me ‘luxury’ means all of…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
09/09/2015

Just passing through – Jamie Mitchell drops into Cow Bombie

Your Margaret River region is home to countless attractions that draw visitors from all parts of the world. This week, as the rest of Australia enjoyed a leisurely Father's Day, world-renowned big wave surfer, Jamie Mitchell, found himself paddling into massive waves out off Cowaramup…
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Eat & DrinkActive & Adventure
01/09/2015

Rainy Day Activities for Families

We need the rain to fill our rivers, for the falls to flow and help the wildflowers grow. It is a blessing but sometimes it is difficult to plan your day when one minute the sun is shining, cloudy and raining the next and then…
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Wine & WineriesEat & DrinkActive & Adventure
01/09/2015

10 spots to take Dad on Father’s Day (or anytime)

It's Father’s Day this weekend and we’ve put together a few recommendations of special places you can take your Dad, plus some suitably Dad-like activities you can treat him in Your Margaret River Region.  And if you can’t make it this weekend for Father’s Day, feel free…
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Arts & WellbeingActive & Adventure
20/08/2015

#RichardtotheRegion! Extending the olive branch to Sir Richard Branson

Courtesy of Amy McKie / Augusta Margaret River Mail You may have noticed a story hitting the headlines at the moment about Vasse Virgin - a small local family-run olive oil and skin care business. The company has been involved in a legal struggle with…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
12/08/2015

Think outside the vineyard… Inventive spots to pop the question

Everyone thinks Margaret River = vineyards, so if a bloke’s going to pop the question, he’s going to be dropping his knee among rows of vines with a sparkling lake in the background, with a bottle of bubbles and a checkered picnic rug at the…
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Arts & WellbeingEat & DrinkActive & Adventure
24/07/2015

Winter in Busso – our top 10 picks

Busselton (or ‘Busso’ as the locals affectionately call it) and its surrounds are home to some super cool historical icons, restaurants and natural attractions. It may be a beachside utopia but there’s actually heaps to do in winter too – check out our top 10!…
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