Experience white sandy beaches, world class cellar doors , paddock to plate produce, and a full calendar of events

Flying Melbourne to the Margaret River Region?

Jetstar now flies direct between Melbourne and the world-famous travel destination that is Your Margaret River Region, giving you access to pristine beaches, premium food and wine and incredible natural encounters. Jetstar flights from Melbourne arrive in the family-friendly seaside town of Busselton three times a week, landing at Busselton-Margaret River Airport on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

Further your journey through the region by visiting the towns of Dunsborough, Yallingup, Margaret River and Augusta. Plan the rest of your stay in Western Australia to include Bunbury Geographe, the Southern Forests and Valleys or the Great Southern by visiting Australia’s South West.

Jinna Yang

8 Secret Swimming Spots

If Western Australia is home to the country’s best beaches – and it is – then the Margaret River Region is the ocean lover’s mecca.

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Getting Here & Getting Around

Practical information on car hire, available tours, and drive times.

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10 Reasons the Margaret River Region is the Ultimate Getaway

Ten reasons why the Margaret River Region should be your 2020 holiday destination – from glamping, to farm-to-table dining, to unspoiled coastline.

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Sunset at Canal Rocks

4 Day Margaret River Region Itinerary

The perfect mini-break, designed to relax and re-coop.

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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

7 Day Margaret River Region Itinerary

Get off the beaten track and take time to taste the local flavours.

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Gourmet Escape

Plan Your Stay Around One of the Region’s Iconic Events

We’ve got oodles of things to do, from foodie festivals to world-class sporting events.

Events Calendar


Your Guide to Busselton

Your Guide to Dunsborough & Yallingup

Your Guide to Margaret River

Your Guide to Augusta

Further Afield

Top Picks For Your Stay

Live Like A Local

Margarita Wallace


Head of Marketing & Creative at Eagle Bay Brewing Co – let us in on her favourites. She is a straight talker and got right to the point.

Margarita's Favourites
Minako Fukui


Minako moved to Margaret River from Osaka 20 years ago and has never looked back.

Minako's Favourites
Paul Sofilas


Paul pinches himself every day that he landed the position of caretaker at the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse a good 20 years ago.

Paul's Favourites
Vanya Cullen


Vanya’s local knowledge goes back generations, discover her favourite places and top tips.

Vanya's Favourites
Tim Campbell


Photographer, surfer, sailer, and rock-climber. You won’t find Tim Campbell indoors very often.

Tim's Favourites
Josh Whiteland


Cultural Custodian and local Wadandi man Josh Whiteland spent his childhood growing up on the beaches of Busselton and Dunsborough.

Josh's Favourites


We're in for a weekend full of sunshine - perfect for all types of adventures in wine, surf and wildflower walks.

📸 @thisishelenchan soaked up some Vitamin D at Wills Domain, one of the fantastic boutique wineries in Yallingup.

Whether you're road trippin' between wineries or dreaming about your next getaway, check out the Wine Unearthed podcast for stories from the vines. Link in bio or find it on your fave podcast app.

Day 30. Bask in Busselton's Historic Heart & Soul
The beautiful @busseltonjettyofficial was built 153 years ago when timber exports were booming and extended a bunch of times as the boats got bigger! There’s more than one way to experience the jetty; stroll the entire 1.81km out to sea, reel in a fish or squid, take a ride on the famous jetty train and underwater observatory tour, or dive with the fishes on an underwater helmet tour. Book your jetty experience today.

📸 @trentjohnmartin

That wraps up #30days30ways packed with plenty of ideas for your next trip to the Margaret River Region. Try out some of the epic tours and experiences and let us know what you love best - and remember to tag us in your pics!

Day 29. Happen Upon Animal Encounters 🦘

Oh hi, handsome! 😍 The Margaret River Region is teeming with animal life. You can happen upon kangaroos, bird life, woylies and possums on tours along the Cape to Cape. Or you can visit an animal farm and find chickens, cows, pigs and emus.

This cutie pie popped up to say hello when @all_about_margaretriver took guests on a bushwalk looking for wild kangaroos. You could also try: Sunflowers Animal Farm, Wonky Windmill Farm, Eagles Heritage, Country Life Farm, South West Eco – Meet the Woylies and Discover Deadly.

📸 @all_about_margaretriver

Day 28. Keep Kids Happy 🤸‍♂️
Happy kids pretty much spells happy adults so finding entertainment for toddlers, tweens and teens is an essential task when you’re holidaying in the region. Luckily, there are plenty of options to choose from. Hold a snake and meet cool reptiles at Discover Deadly, zip line through the trees at Next Level Monkey Business or Forest Adventures South West, or get lost at Wow Illusions.

📸 @langley.in.the.fall Ben Langley captured this Southern Right Whale mother and calf combo playing happily in the water off Dunsborough. See these spectacular creatures on a family friendly whale watching charter 💙🐳

Also try: All About Margaret River tours, Wonky Windmill, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, The Colony Concept, Busselton Jetty and Yallingup Maze.

Day 26. Search for Sanctity 🧘

Life's full of fun times, party dates, deadlines, catch ups and more... but when you're down south, sometimes you just need some time to chill out. Whether that means slowly cruising along on your SUP (stand up paddle board - pictured here at Meelup), fishing off Augusta Jetty or snoozing in a hammock on your the deck of your holiday house, it's sure to feel just as relaxing as this incredible scene!

📸 @mkz.imagery

Find sanctity with -
Bushtucker Canoe Tours 🛶
Stand Up Surfing 🏄‍♂️
Margaret River Stand Up Paddle Boarding 💦
Margaret River Discovery Co ☀️
Meelup Beach Hire and SUP School 🐬
Surf n Dirt Adventure Tours ✨