StoriesThe latest ideas for discovering Your Margaret River Region

Nature & Environment
12/04/2017

Wood Work – Explore the beautiful forests of the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park

Explore the beautiful forests of the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park and you’ll be rewarded richly says Sarina Lewis. As a self-confessed outdoors guy, Ben Tannock likely has, if not one of the best jobs in the world, then at least one of the most envy-inducing…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
24/03/2017

Great Leap Forward – gather round, mountain bike enthusiasts

Gather round, pedal power enthusiasts – the region’s blossoming mountain biking scene is set for another boost, with the opening of a wonderful new group of trails in the Bramley National Park. By Norman Burns. Images by Elements Margaret River As we were all kicking…
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Stand Up Paddleboard in the clear blue water at Castle Rock Beach near Dunsborough
Active & AdventureNature & Environment
14/03/2017

Life’s a beach – we reveal our favourite secret beaches

Everybody has their own favourite secret beach - Janine Pittaway reveals hers. Just don't tell anybody else... Images by Elements Margaret River. The Margaret River region is blessed with approximately 200km of coastline stretching from Busselton to Augusta, so even in the height of summer…
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Eat & DrinkActive & AdventureNature & Environment
07/01/2017

What’s New: 16 amazing new experiences to try this summer

There's a swag of incredible new experiences on offer in the Margaret River region. While it's easy to return to your 'tried and true' favourites, we recommend you check out these new places to eat, see, explore and stay. From the artistic to the adventurous,…
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jesters flat horse riding margaret river
Active & AdventureNature & Environment
02/12/2016

The Mane Event: experience the Margaret River region on horseback

Seeing the Margaret River region from horseback is one of the world's great experiences - don't miss your chance to saddle up and be one with nature. By Gabi Mills. I'm no natural horsewoman despite my desperation as child growing up in Scotland to own…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
29/11/2016

Power of the road: Caves Road. The most iconic road in the universe.

Caves Road. The most iconic road in the universe. I know Kerouac and his buddies had a joyful time in the 50’s on route 66, eating apple pie, drinking whis-ky from flasks and picking up dishevelled hitchhikers at their leisure. I know the blood can…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
24/11/2016

The Great Outdoors: Welcome to the wonderful world of glamping

Camping will always have a special place in the hearts of holidaying Aussies; but there are some new kids on the block who are offering something a little different to the traditional approach to a few nights under canvas. Welcome to the wonderful world of…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
16/10/2016

Cultural Connections: A brand new tour shares the Aboriginal secrets of the timeless Cape Naturaliste landscape

Discover the secrets of the timeless landscape around Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse on a new tour lead by Josh Whiteland - Cape Cultural Tours. The landscape of the northern cape of the Margaret River region is marked by two stand-out features; one natural and built.  Sugarloaf,…
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Eat & DrinkNature & Environment
07/08/2016

My Down South Getaway: by Sian Redgrave

Sian Redgrave, winner of the first ever Great Australian Bake Off and Perth girl, wishes she was back down south now that her new life in the spotlight has taken her all over the world. The words ‘down south’ are something that must be embedded…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
05/08/2016

Join us for International Lighthouse Day – Saturday 20 August

Both lighthouses will be offering grounds entry for gold coin donation to the Sea Search and Rescue service. (Cape Leeuwin grounds entry only – Audio Tour is an extra $2 in addition to the grounds donation). Both sites we will also offer fully-guided tower tours…
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