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Wine Unearthed

Listen to Your Margaret River Region's brand new podcast series that explores the lauded wine industry upclose and unearthed

 

Western Australia Gourmet Escape

Experience a food lover's paradise in Your Margaret River Region this November

 

CAPE TO CAPE MTB

Let the good times roll this October

 

Whale Watching

The whales have arrived in Geographe Bay!

 

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Accommodation

A choice of over 260 accommodation options available for all needs and budgets in Margaret River, Busselton, Dunsborough, Yallingup, Augusta and throughout the South-West.

Tours

Tour with the experts – choose from over 90 local specialist tours and activities including wine tours, cave and lighthouse tours, whale watching and horse riding.

Guides & Maps

Our handy regional map, travel guide, self drive itineraries and online interactive map will help you to navigate through Your Margaret River Region.

Events Calendar

Experience everything from local farmers markets, sunset movies in a vineyard and quirky community celebrations through to internationally recognised concerts, festivals and sporting events.

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Need a little down south holiday inspiration? Get great tips and ideas from our team of local writers.

Active & Adventure
17/10/2019

Biking through the Vines

Looking to do something a bit left of centre? Park the car and jump on a bike to experience a trail with a difference. Combining cycling and wine might seem a strange idea – but it is a perfect way to experience the best of…
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Eat & Drink
09/10/2019

A Gastronomical Festival of Food and Wine

Now in its eighth year, Western Australia Gourmet Escape showcases the Margaret River region’s gastronomical delights and natural beauty, and this year is expanding, adding Perth and the Swan Valley to what’s now a 10-day festival. The jam-packed Margaret River program runs from Friday, November…
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Wildflower Season
Nature & Environment
07/10/2019

Where The Wildflowers Are

F or most of the year, the south-west Western Australian bush presents as a landscape of hardy resilience. Spiny-leaved shrubs. Implacably tall gums. Muted colours of silver, matt green and dusky blue-greys that create the impression of longevity and permanence. The onset of the spring…
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Wine & Wineries
01/10/2019

Understanding the Vines With Vanya Cullen

2019 marks Vanya Cullen’s 30th year as Chief Winemaker for Cullen Wines. Vanya is one of Australia’s best known winemakers has been it’s most vocal advocate of biodynamic winemaking and sustainable agriculture. She has just collected the Halliday ‘Winemaker of the Year’ Award 2020 and…
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Active & Adventure
25/09/2019

Spring Events with a Sense of Adventure

Name one other place in the country where you can ride your mountain bike for a couple of hours through sky high karri forests, sweeping vistas of farmland and undiscovered stretches of uninhabited beach. Did I mention you’ll  finish your ride smack bang amongst rolling…
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What's On?
24/09/2019

What’s Happening in October?

It’s the middle of spring already. Somehow September has flown by and the warmer weather is now a permanent fixture. You better have your feet sandal-ready as there is no hiding back in the boots from here on! This month, music enthusiasts will be sure…
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Spotlight On
23/09/2019

Spotlight On: Private Properties Holiday Homes

Twenty-five years ago, the holiday homes rental market in the Margaret River region was almost non-existent.  Very few holiday-home owners rented their houses out to strangers.  And for holiday makers, those lucky enough to know a friend or family-member with a holiday house were expected…
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Arts & Wellbeing
18/09/2019

Strings Attached: Guitars Take Centre Stage in Margaret River

Western Australia's first ever Strings Attached Guitar Festival is landing in the Margaret River region this October, and as Tom De Souza discovers, there is plenty in store for guitar enthusiasts.   This October will see the launch of WA’s inaugural Strings Attached Festival, a weekend…
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Eat & Drink
18/09/2019

Brilliant Bakeries in Your Margaret River Region

A bakery is more than just a meat pie magnet; it can be a place perfection is found.  Jam and cream donuts, yellow vanilla slice, sausage rolls doused in ketchup. Feet covered in sand, and fingers sticky with sugar. These are the happy memories of…
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Eat & Drink
05/09/2019

B is for Beer (and Busselton)

As craft beer gets ahead of commercial beer (at least in style, taste, creativity, and popularity), the hoppy refresher is finally making a strong presence in the top end of the region. It doesn’t take much for me to get hopped up about beer, so…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
04/09/2019

6 Ways To Get Back To Nature In Spring

The blossoming glory of springtime in Margaret River resounds in anyone with the pleasure of visiting.  It’s the ultimate time to enjoy exactly what has made Margaret River a world-renowned destination – the great outdoors.  Whether it's mountain biking or gourmet garden picnics that get…
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Nature & Environment
03/09/2019

Your Guide To Glamping

Who doesn’t love getting out into the great outdoors? Now is the perfect time to plan that long awaited camping trip: spring is here, the weather is warming up and the hiking trails are filled with wildflowers. But wait a minute, what about the tent?…
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Just three hours’ drive south of Perth and only 110km from end to end, Your Margaret River Region is one of Australia’s most compact, yet strikingly diverse holiday destinations stretching from Busselton and Dunsborough in the north of the region, down to Augusta in the south.

It’s an enticing mosaic of pristine natural wonders, premium wineries, relaxed microbreweries, world-class restaurants, spectacular beaches, towering forests, inspirational artisans, warm and friendly locals, and a laid-back persona all of its own. From the tranquil waters of Geographe Bay in the north, down the ancient cave-carved Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge, through picturesque vineyards and karri forest of the heartland, to the desolate beauty of Cape Leeuwin in the south, this is a place of astounding natural contrasts. There are just so many things to do in the Margaret River region you’ll need at least a few days to explore it. Take advantage of our stunning range of accommodation throughout the region in Margaret River, Dunsborough, Busselton, Augusta, Yallingup and throughout the South West.

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