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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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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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Nature & Environment
18/09/2018

Get Twitching Bird Watchers!

Birdwatching is a therapeutic way to connect with nature and the Margaret River region is a great place to grab a pair of binoculars and begin birding. “When you take a walk amongst the tall trees and listen to the birdsong, it puts life in…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
11/09/2018

Busselton Jetty’s Remarkable History

It isn't just the second longest jetty in the world that the timber piles beneath the Busselton Jetty support; they're also the fundamental pillars of the community itself. Tom De Souza investigated the story behind the Busselton Jetty, and discovered that as well as surviving…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
30/07/2018

Celebrating International Lighthouse Day

It's International Lighthouse Day on Saturday August 18th, so to celebrate, get a close-up of two of the region's stunning historical maritime buildings. With unforgettable views, a history of shipwrecks, and a chance to spot migrating whales, you won't regret the experience! Janine Pittaway spoke…
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whales in Geo Bay
Nature & Environment
06/06/2018

7 Whale-y Cool Spots to See Whales This Season

After having been hunted almost to extinction until the 1970’s, the whale population has recovered to such a level that an estimated 35,000 whales migrate from the Antarctic to the warmer waters of the Margaret River region every year. The region plays host to these amazing…
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Nature & Environment
01/05/2018

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse in Ship Shape for Visitors

Always an incredible experience, particularly in whale watching season, the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and grounds in Dunsborough re-opened earlier this year with a new boardwalk allowing panoramic ocean views, and a welcoming café in the former lighthouse keeper’s cottage, plus a kids’ playground. Zoe Deleuil…
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Nature & Environment
18/04/2018

6 Bucket List Worthy Ways to Live the #VanLife in the Margaret River Region

The Margaret River region is as spectacular as it is diverse. It’s a place where people come to relax, recharge and soak up one of Western Australia’s most remarkable coastlines. The region is a melting pot of boutique holiday getaways, touring backpackers, surf breaks and…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
11/04/2018

How to Spend the April School Holidays in the Margaret River Region

Get your kids immersed in the incredible natural landscapes of the region, learning about Wadandi culture, witnessing world-class surf or digging for fossils at the caves! The school holidays are just around the corner, and with autumn’s cooler temperatures and light rain it can be…
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