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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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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
04/09/2019

6 Ways To Get Back To Nature In Spring

The blossoming glory of springtime in Margaret River resounds in anyone with the pleasure of visiting.  It’s the ultimate time to enjoy exactly what has made Margaret River a world-renowned destination – the great outdoors.  Whether it's mountain biking or gourmet garden picnics that get…
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Nature & Environment
03/09/2019

Your Guide To Glamping

Who doesn’t love getting out into the great outdoors? Now is the perfect time to plan that long awaited camping trip: spring is here, the weather is warming up and the hiking trails are filled with wildflowers. But wait a minute, what about the tent?…
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Nature & Environment
03/09/2019

Two of the Region’s Most Famed Photographers Share Their Stories

There’s little wonder that so many photographers call the Margaret River Region home. A dramatic granite coastline, pristine white sand against bright blue water and incredible flora and fauna provide inspiration for professionals and hobbyists alike. Lizzy Pepper enlisted the help of two award winning…
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Nature & Environment
24/07/2019

5 Adventure Tours Worth Braving The Elements

‘Tis the season of hidden adventures.  The maddening holiday crowds are gone, the landscape is a lush and verdant green, and brooks, creeks, rivers, and waterfalls are running high.  Winter is a time when you can experience the region’s natural glory at its peak, and…
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Nature & Environment
23/07/2019

Your Ultimate Eco-Friendly Road Trip With Busselton Toyota

Your Margaret River Region and Busselton Toyota, in partnership with 5 Rooms Retreat, are giving away the chance to have your very own eco-friendly road trip in this unique part of the world - complete with the keys to a Toyota RAV4 Hybrid for the…
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Nature & Environment
15/07/2019

7 Mysterious Facts You Didn’t Know About Whales

The whale is one of the most mysterious and majestic creatures ever to have graced the earth.  As marine creatures that live in the depths of the ocean or the poles of the world, whales have not been well understood throughout the course of human…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
11/07/2019

Adventures High and Low

Fly through a forest, crawl an ancient crystal riverbed. Two unique adventures await in Your Margaret River Region, both perfectly suited to wintry days. Zip line through the world’s last remaining tuart forest or take an adventure tour through Ngilgi Cave and see the crystals…
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