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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

 

The Jewel of all Caves

Visit Jewel Cave Augusta - the biggest show cave in Western Australia!

 

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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.

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

Trip Ideas & Stories

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

What's On?
29/11/2019

What’s Happening in December?

It’s finally here – the end of an era. Really, it is. Next month we are into a new decade, it’s the 20's, but thankfully this time round there’s Margaret River wine to toast with, instead of prohibition moonshine. There are plenty of events to…
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Wine & Wineries
07/11/2019

A Little Slice of Italy at Arlewood Estate

While driving towards Augusta have you ever wondered what lies behind those romantic rows of poplars, with glimpses of olive groves behind their soft foliage? Here, right in the heart of the Margaret River Region, Cassandra Charlick has just discovered a little slice of Italy…
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Eat & Drink
06/11/2019

Your Ultimate Guide to Margaret River Region Wedding Venues

The Margaret River region is one of Western Australia’s most popular options for a destination wedding. It’s easy to see why: whether you’re after sweeping views, a cosy and quaint farmhouse or a luxurious winery wedding, you’ll find it here. A wedding table setting overlooking…
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Active & Adventure
06/11/2019

How To: Keeping Teenagers Busy in Your Margaret River Region

When a proposal of wining and dining is met by whining and declining from your resident adolescent, consider this an opportunity for a different kind of Margaret River region escape. A geography that makes for exceptional wine makes also for exceptional adventure. This is your…
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Spotlight On
05/11/2019

Spotlight On: The Natural Surrounds of Eight Willows Retreat

The Margaret River region sometimes feels purpose-built for the retreat from everyday life. As Sarina Kamini finds out, Eight Willows Retreat actually is purpose-built with this in mind; and it might just be the perfect ground zero for your next visit to the region. The…
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What's On?
28/10/2019

What’s Happening in November?

November is one of the busiest months for your down south diary as festivities kick off leading into Christmas. One of the most anticipated weekends of the year, Western Australia Gourmet Escape arrives back in the Margaret River region about mid-way through the month. If…
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Active & Adventure
23/10/2019

How To: Teaching Your Groms To Surf

With no less than 75 surf breaks in Your Margaret River Region, there are a few good spots to teach the kids how to surf. Dianne Bortoletto asks the experts. For the past 25 years, former pro-surfer Josh Palmateer, has been teaching people to surf…
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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 & 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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What's On?
04/10/2019

From Melbourne To Margs: New Direct Flights Starting March 2020

It's official: flights from Melbourne to the Margaret River region start in March! Jetstar will fly three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, landing at Busselton-Margaret River Airport. Fares are on sale now starting from $139*. Book now at Jetstar.com Terms and conditions…
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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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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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