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Nature & Environment
13/03/2019

From Preveli to Prevelly

Walcliffe Road connects Margaret River town with its closest beach, Prevelly, renowned for its beauty, beach, pumping surf breaks and famous caravan park. Diane Bortoletto discovers more about this fascinating place. The scenery is truly breathtaking as you round the bend on Wallcliffe Road and…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
26/02/2019

Is This the World’s Rarest Job?

In light of Paul Sofilas' 20 year career at the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Sophie Mathewson shone the spotlight on his role as caretaker and interp officer. Without a doubt, Paul has landed one of the rarest jobs in the world - and possibly with the…
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Nature & Environment
10/01/2019

Which Beach Are You?

The beaches of the Margaret River region are ubiquitous; or are they? From the renowned bay in Yallingup to the soft and unchartered sands of Deepdene, there's a lot to the Margaret River region coastline that you may be yet to discover. Whether you enjoy…
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Nature & Environment
02/01/2019

7 Wonders of the Margaret River Region

Choosing just seven was a challenge - there's beauty at every turn. The Leeuwin Naturaliste ridge is a wonder in itself, and its combination of two-million-year-old limestone atop a base of hard, metamorphic rock of between 1500 and 600 million years forms the diversity of…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
02/01/2019

Which Cave is Best For Me?

"Which cave shall we visit?" is a question often asked by visitors to the region. There are four caves open to the public in the Margaret River region and each is beautiful and unique. Some are easier than others if you have kids, some have…
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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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