Take the Kwinana Freeway out of Perth city, and this will become Forrest Highway. Follow the signs to Bunbury and then to Busselton, travelling via the Bussell Highway.
You can also try the more scenic inland route from Perth. Adding an extra half an hour or so onto your trip, the South Western Highway guides you inland from the suburb of Armadale, Pinjarra, Waroona, Harvey, Brunswick Junction, Bunbury then Busselton.
Once arrived at Busselton you are at the gateway to the rest of the Margaret River Region, which includes the towns of Dunsborough, Yallingup, Cowaramup, Margaret River and Augusta.
To drive from Busselton to Dunsborough, the quickest route follows the Busselton Bypass, turning right at the end of the Bypass and then immediately left onto Caves Road.
Alternatively, you can take a drive through Busselton by following the Bussell Highway through the town centre, which leads straight onto Caves Road and continues to Dunsborough. Yallingup is a short drive from Dunsborough along Caves Road.
To drive from Busselton to Cowaramup, Margaret River and Augusta there are two main options. The speedier route is via Bussell Highway, which travels through the heart of each of these towns. The more scenic route follows Caves Road, which travels through the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park. For four wheel drive vehicles, it is also highly recommended to take a detour from Caves Road onto Boranup Drive, through the beautiful Boranup Karri Forest.
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