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Nature & Environment
16/10/2015

Hello there, humpback!

The Geographe Bay whale watching season (September - early December) is in full swing and there are so many whales being spotted out on the water - over 70 in the last week, in fact! The local tour companies are telling us that they've just…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
15/10/2015

5 great running trails to get stuck into

More and more people are discovering one of the region's best kept secrets: its potential for trail running. With coastal and inland routes, beautiful national parkland and forests, I'm personally expecting it to take me my lifetime to discover them all. The great thing about…
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organic garden trail margaret river
Wine & WineriesEat & DrinkNature & Environment
07/10/2015

The region’s first organic garden trail

The Organic Garden Trail idea evolved from a Garden Tourism workshop featuring international speaker Richard Bennfield that took place in Nannup in early 2014.  Locals, Sharyn Carroll and Shelley Cullen (both volunteers of a community garden) have been working on the concept since this time,…
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Cape to Cape Track
Active & AdventureNature & Environment
02/10/2015

38 seconds of Cape to Cape bliss

We can’t get enough of this short (but epic) video of a hike on the Cape to Cape Track by Australia.com’s Jesse Desjardins. Voted one of the Top Ten Multi-Day Walks in Australia by Australian Geographic, the track meanders along 135km of divine beaches, karri…
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Eat & DrinkActive & AdventureNature & Environment
30/09/2015

Holiday like the locals – Head to Smiths Beach

It’s perhaps the trickiest part of living in Your Margaret River Region; deciding where to go for a quick weekend away with the kids. Locals can often overlook the hidden gems located a short drive up the road in favour of a trip down south…
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Arts & WellbeingActive & AdventureNature & Environment
25/09/2015

School holiday inspiration – Check out the lighthouses

From a distance Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (at Augusta) and Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse (Dunsborough) guard their respective outposts like tall white warriors with flashing eyes, and there’s something just a little mysterious about them. Perhaps it’s because they hold life or death in their hands, and…
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Nature & Environment
18/09/2015

Wildflower Season 2015 – the latest photos

Spring is finally here and we're not the only ones enjoying the sunshine. The region's wildflowers have been bursting over the last week or so and there are many parts of the region carpeted in colour right now. Some of our local tour companies have…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
09/09/2015

Just passing through – Jamie Mitchell drops into Cow Bombie

Your Margaret River region is home to countless attractions that draw visitors from all parts of the world. This week, as the rest of Australia enjoyed a leisurely Father's Day, world-renowned big wave surfer, Jamie Mitchell, found himself paddling into massive waves out off Cowaramup…
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Nature & Environment
02/09/2015

Whale watching kicks off in Geographe Bay

The second half of Australia’s longest whale watching season is officially underway, with the whales moving north from Augusta to the sheltered waters of Geographe Bay.  Plenty of Humpback and Southern Rights have been sighted in the past week or so, from boats and from…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
12/08/2015

Think outside the vineyard… Inventive spots to pop the question

Everyone thinks Margaret River = vineyards, so if a bloke’s going to pop the question, he’s going to be dropping his knee among rows of vines with a sparkling lake in the background, with a bottle of bubbles and a checkered picnic rug at the…
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