The lure of Surfer’s Point is in the resonant echo of Mainbreak’s monstrous swells, and the men and women brave enough to ride them. Surfer’s Point is a symbol of the South West’s wild shore.
The myth of the break’s discovery is conserved by plaques that tell the story of the meaning this wave has for modern day Margaret River.
First just the odd carload of intrepid wave seekers. And then, gradually, renown so great it now attracts the best surfers in the world as part of the professional world surfing circuit.
Tiers of lawn form natural theatre seating each night at sunset. On summer evenings, families descend for fish and chips from the mobile food truck.
June through to December brings whale watchers as the migrating pods and calving mothers move through. Shoulder season winds call to kiteboarders and windsurfers. The curve of cliffs framing waves encourages engagement in nature’s spectacle.
Local Favourites: Lara McCallLive Like a Local Lara McCall and her husband Jamie are the brains behind Burnside Organic Farm, a purely organic permaculture farm stay in Burnside, Margaret River. Lara’s workload isn’t light. Tending to the onsite winery and vineyard, vegetable gardens, farm animals and beehives is round t...
5 Classic Road TripsInspirational drives in the Margaret River region It’s time to get this show on the road. There’s nothing quite like the freedom of being behind the wheel and setting off into the unknown. Road trips have been romanticised in fictional stories for centuries and the sense of adventure that comes from t...