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Nature & Environment
16/07/2020

Augusta’s Best Kept Secrets

Spend a few hours in Augusta and the laid-back locals reveal its best kept secrets; the wonderful spots to play, swim or walk. The town itself feels a little like Yallingup 25 years ago; surf shacks and weatherboard cottages dot the hill, and everyone has…
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Jesters Flat Horse Riding Boranup Forest
Eat & DrinkActive & AdventureNature & Environment
25/06/2020

5 New Experiences in Your Margaret River Region this Winter

Craving something different this winter? The Margaret River region offers real soul fulfilling travel with a dose of adventure. Horse-ride through the Boranup Forest, get lost in optical illusions, experience rural hideouts, and take in brand new foodie hotspots. Here’s a roundup of the newest…
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Nature & Environment
11/06/2020

10 Places to Stay with Amazing Winter Views

It’s fair to say that a room with a view always comes with bragging rights. And it needn’t always be 5-star extravagance. Sometimes it’s just a balcony with birdlife, a view of the ocean or bay, or a secluded gem that honours privacy. Thankfully, the…
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Nature & Environment
27/03/2020

Ancient Land

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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Nature & Environment
14/01/2020

8 Secret Swimming Spots in Your Margaret River Region

It’s no bold claim that Western Australia is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, nor that the Margaret River region has some of the best beaches in the state. As a major drawcard, the region’s beaches can get packed during…
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Nature & Environment
14/01/2020

Through The Lens: Secret Swimming Spots

This one is for the salt obsessed. It's for the ocean explorers, the beach combers, those who want to feel the sand between their toes. If a slice of pristine coastline all to yourself is what you're seeking, the Margaret River region might just be…
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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Nature & Environment
08/01/2020

Captured: Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Images

Virginia Woolf once wrote that lighthouses are endlessly suggestive signifiers of both human isolation and our ultimate connectedness to each other. And there is no clearer representation of this than at the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse site. It's the tallest lighthouse in mainland Australia, standing on…
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Nature & Environment
16/12/2019

The New Must-Do Experience at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

A new visitor experience gives insight into harsh and lonesome conditions that lighthouse keepers endured to keep the light on at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta. A new Interpretive Centre at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta opened this week. Housed in one of the original…
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Wildflower Season
Nature & Environment
07/10/2019

Where The Wildflowers Are

F or most of the year, the south-west Western Australian bush presents as a landscape of hardy resilience. Spiny-leaved shrubs. Implacably tall gums. Muted colours of silver, matt green and dusky blue-greys that create the impression of longevity and permanence. The onset of the spring…
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