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Western Ringtail Possum Conservation Credit Tim Campbell
Nature & Environment
11/06/2021

Western Ringtail Possum Conservation

Foxes, habitat loss and more cars on the roads have nearly wiped out the Western Ringtail Possum, but a new soft toy is helping raise awareness and funds. Buy a plush possum toy at the local visitor centre and you can help conservation efforts for…
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GuidesNature & Environment
08/06/2021

All About the Annual Whale Migration

Each year thousands of humpback whales and rare blue whales make their annual migration along the Western Australian coast. Witness these incredible mammals as they swim through the pristine waters surrounding the Margaret River Region.  Photos supplied by Legends Charters and Geographe Maritime Whale Watching…
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Nature & Environment
01/06/2021

Ancient Land: The Leeuwin Naturaliste Ridge

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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Beedelup Falls, part of the Beedelup National Park Credit Tourism WA
Nature & Environment
31/05/2021

4 Waterfalls in the Margaret River Region

This winter, wrap up warm and venture into the great outdoors. You'll be rewarded with an awe-inspiring roar from these natural wonders that can be just as relaxing and therapeutic as the toasty fire waiting for you at the end of the day. "Don't go chasing…
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Aboriginal ExperiencesNature & Environment
28/05/2021

The Six Seasons of Wadandi Boodja

The people of Wadandi Boodja (Saltwater People's Country) are the traditional owners of the South West of Western Australia and follow an ancestral six season calendar which guides them to live in harmony with the land and environment. "This six season calendar is extremely important…
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Whale Watching Credit Tim Campbell Photo
Nature & Environment
07/05/2021

The Whale Superhighway

The Whale Superhighway - often referred to as the Humpback Highway, is the 3000km stretch of coastline from northern Western Australia, to their feeding grounds in Antarctica. Today, Western Australia has the largest population of migratory Humpbacks in the world, seeing 35,000 of the mammals…
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Compartment 10 Margaret River Mountain Bike Trails
Active & AdventureGuidesNature & Environment
29/04/2021

Middle Earth & Other Mountain Biking Trails

One of the most challenging mountain biking trails to emerge in Margaret River in recent years is Middle Earth.  Located on Gale Road at Metricup, between Busselton and Cowaramup, it's also conveniently close to the Beer Farm. Middle Earth is a rolling, single 24km trail…
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Wild Swimming
Active & AdventureGuidesNature & Environment
06/04/2021

Wild Swimming

The reason behind that quest for seclusion is simple - wild swimmers aren’t about a cool down on a hot day. We want something more. Solitude. Connection. The challenge of cold, or the thrill of rugged. Wild swimmers are known for their love of swimming…
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cape to cape explorer tours
Active & AdventureGuidesNature & Environment
04/03/2021

Insider Tips: Hiking the Cape to Cape Track

The Cape to Cape Track is hands-down one of the best multi-day hikes in the world. “It’s got everything from towering forests to some of the best beaches you’ll find anywhere,” says Cape to Cape Explorer Tours director Gene Hardy. “Amazing wildflowers and orchids, epic coastal views…
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Barn Hives Yallingup Sustainable Eco Tiny Cabins
Active & AdventureEat & DrinkNature & Environment
14/01/2021

New Year, New Experiences

While there’s no predicting what’s to come as we push ahead through 2021, the Margaret River Region community appear well equipped to manage any situation. Just looking at the ingenuity of new products and innovative experiences that have been dreamed up and brought to life…
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