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Sea cliffs, granite rocks, open ocean, enormous surf, calm clear blue waters, meandering tracks through towering karri forest…

…scenic old highways that run through the world’s last tuart forest, tracks longer than 100 kilometres, caves, rivers, the best mud you could ask for and the longest jetty in the southern hemisphere all add up to one thing.

Your Margaret River Region is just begging to be conquered.

The region is s o rich in nature’s infrastructure; it is no wonder that adventure racing is taking hold. Whether you simply want to set yourself a new goal, or see how you measure up against professional athletes, there will be an adventure race that suits you.

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Grand Final LIVE

28 September 2019 @ 11:30 am - 10:30 pm

Come down to the Tavern and watch the AFL Grand Final LIVE on the big screen. Food and drink specials throughout the day We'll kick off the party with live music after and into the evening. Bring your picnic rugs if weather permits or book…

South West Mudfest

29 September 2019

The mud run for everyone returns to Bootleg Brewery in 2019 in it's new date in September. For adults, kids and dogs - this is the event that doesn't discriminate and promises the ultimate spring holiday fun! If your idea of fun is flinging yourself…

Chase The Thylacine Ride

5 October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This is a no cost event. This classic spring event, which began in 2010. The 2019 ride will begin at the iconic Busselton Jetty and takes riders on a 100-mile epic (~80 km each day) through carpets of wildflowers to Nannup for an overnight stop…

Chase The Thylacine Ride

6 October 2019 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

This is a no cost event. This classic spring 2 day event, which began in 2010. The 2019 ride returns on Sunday from Nannup to Busselton Jetty (~80 km each day)

Cape to Cape MTB

17 October 2019 - 20 October 2019

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Augusta Adventure Fest 2019

2 November 2019 @ 7:00 am - 3 November 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Augusta is a quiet coastal township, just 30 minutes south of Margaret River. It has a range of wild landscapes on its doorstep and air so fresh it makes your lungs sing for joy. On the first weekend in November each year the town and…

Melbourne Cup @ The Ship

5 November 2019 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Come join us for this Melbourne Cup Day as we host a day filled with fun, fashion and fine foods. Live races live all day with main race at 12! Music by Acousto straight after the main race and food and drink specials to top…

Melbourne Cup at Fairlawn Estate

5 November 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

With bubbles on arrival, Supper Rd gourmet grazing all day, DJ Emma getting everyone down on the dance floor and the race up on the big screen - let's celebrate the race that stops the nation in style. Tickets available via link provided.

Open Water Swim Series Round 3: Busselton

16 November 2019 @ 6:00 am - 10:30 pm

Western Australia's celebrated Open Water Swimming Series - world class open water events designed to challenge you to reach your very best. Distances in Round 3 include 500m, 1.25km, 2.5km and 5km.

Life Ride 2019

24 November 2019 @ 6:00 am - 26 November 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The inaugural Life Ride, proudly supporting the Leukaemia Foundation is a new multi-stage visual feast held over three days, barrelling through the undulating Margaret River region. Life Ride is professionally powered by Tour de Cure and the partnership with the Leukaemia Foundation will see a…

Vino & Vinyasa @ Clairault Streicker Winery

29 November 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Kick off your weekend with a morning of Vino & Vinyasa at Clairault Streicker Wines in beautiful Margaret River. Join us for a half day Retreat at Clairault Streicker Wines in the heart of the South West. Soak up the benefits of a beautiful morning…

IRONMAN Western Australia 2019

1 December 2019 @ 6:45 am - 2 December 2019 @ 12:00 am

IRONMAN Western Australia returns to the beautiful coastal town of Busselton on December 1, 2019 A stalwart of the Asia Pacific triathlon scene since 2004, IRONMAN Western Australia takes place in the scenic town of Busselton, in the south-west region of the vast state of…

2020 National Tennis Seniors Championships – Busselton/Bunbury 2020

05/01/2020 - 19/01/2020

The 2020  Australian Seniors Tennis Teams Carnival and Individual Championships will be hosted by Tennis Seniors WA at the beautiful Busselton & Bunbury Tennis Clubs, January 5-19, 2020. The popular “Teams Carnival” will take place in the first week of the event, with representative teams…

Busselton Jetty Swim

08/02/2020 - 09/02/2020

The Busselton Jetty Swim is a premier event on the WA sporting calendar and features a 3.6km ocean swim around the iconic Busselton Jetty. This coming year, the 2020 Busselton Jetty Swim celebrates its 25th year! The event will take place over two days on February…

Margaret River Ultra Marathon

09/05/2020 @ 7:00 am - 11:59 pm

The Margaret River Ultra Marathon boasts 80 kilometres of magnificent trail running through one of Australia’s most beautiful regions; Margaret River in south-west Western Australia. It will take runners on a journey through a diverse range of breathtaking landscapes, starting at Hamelin Bay in the…

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