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 at $89 each way!
It’s now easier than ever to enjoy the warmer weather, beautiful beaches, long winery lunches and incredible natural beauty of the region.
So what are you waiting for, Melbournites, it’s time to snap up some tickets!
Can’t decide when to book?
The Margaret River region has an incredible calendar of events that are worth booking a trip around. Pop these ones in your diary.
March: Emergence Creative Festival – a creative playground for one of the world’s most inspiring “anti-conferences”.
May: Margaret River Open Studios – Australia’s biggest free art event.
April: Margaret River Pro – grab some mates, and head down to Surfers Point, Prevelly to watch the best surfers in the world battle it out.
June: Jazz By the Bay
July: Cabin Fever Festival – You’ll find winter feasts, rich wines, magnificent parties, live music and a wilderness that grows from the inside out.
August: CinefestOz – Australia’s Premier Film Festival, awarding Australia’s Greatest Film Prize.
Strings Attached – a 3 day festival for players, makers and enthusiasts.
Cape to Cape MTB – Australia’s largest, longest running and most popular four day MTB stage race. This iconic riding experience includes access to stunning private trails, vineyard visits, brewery finishes and some of the warmest hospitality the region has to offer.
November: Western Australia Gourmet Escape – A gourmet celebration of fresh food and fine wine, featuring celebrity chefs, immersive experiences and exclusive culinary delights in ridiculously picturesque locations.
January: Leeuwin Concert – a highlight in Australia’s social and cultural calendar. Visitors from all over Australia and abroad make the pilgrimage to the Margaret River Estate to enjoy the music of the industry’s greatest performers set against the backdrop of the majestic Karri forest.
Busselton Jetty Swim – The premier 3.6km ocean swim around the iconic Busselton Jetty attracting over 3,300 competitors from around the world each year.
South West Craft Beer Fest – not only blessed with beautiful wines and picturesque beaches, the region is also home to a large number of award-winning craft breweries. Sip and savour the best golden nectar the South West has to offer.
Talk to one of our local experts.
Consult one of our local booking agents today to discover your best options for your trip #MelbsToMargs.
Image Credits: Russel Ord Photography, Lauren Bath
- 4.7 From $20
Fraser Gallop EstateMonday - Sunday: 11:00am until 4:00pmGreat For: Vegan Wines
493 Metricup Road, Wilyabrup WA 6280, Australia
Amelia Park LodgeMonday - Thursday: 11:30am until 11:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am until 12:00amGreat For: Child Friendly,Disabled Access,Fireplace,High Tea,Sunny Day
5850 Bussell Highway, Abbey WA 6280
Woody Nook WinesMonday - Sunday: 8:30am until 4:30pmGreat For: Child Friendly,Disabled Access,Dog Friendly,Outdoor Playground
Metricup Road, Wilyabrup
YarriMonday - Wednesday: 4:00pm until 11:00pm
Thursday - Sunday: 12:00pm until 11:00pm
7/16 Cyrillean Way, Dunsborough WA 6281 Australia
The Goose Beach Bar + KitchenMonday - Tuesday: 7:00am until 5:00pm
Wednesday - Sunday: 7:00am until 9:00pmGreat For: Child Friendly,WiFi
Geographe Bay Road, Busselton (Next to the Jetty)
Stilts Beach Bar + RestaurantMonday - Friday: 9:00am until 10:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8:00am until 10:00pmGreat For: Child Friendly,Disabled Access,Fireplace,Outdoor Playground,Rainy Day,Sunny Day,WiFi
11 Holgate Road, Busselton WA 6280, Australia
Eagle Bay Brewing CoMonday - Sunday: 11:00am until 5:00pmGreat For: Child Friendly,Fireplace,Outdoor Playground
252 Eagle Bay Road, Eagle Bay, Western Australia, Australia
The Ship Inn Bistro & BarMonday - Wednesday: 10:00am until 10:00pm
Friday: 10:00am until 12:00am
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am until 1:00amGreat For: Child Friendly,Outdoor Playground
8 Albert Street, Busselton WA 6280, Australia
Settlers TavernMonday - Saturday: 11:00am until 12:00am
Sunday: 11:00am until 1:00amGreat For: Child Friendly,Fireplace,WiFi
114 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River WA 6285, Australia
- 4.9 From $25
Glenarty Road | Kerfuffle WinesMonday: 10:00am until 5:00pm
Thursday - Sunday: 10:00am until 5:00pmGreat For: Child Friendly,Dog Friendly
70 Glenarty Road, Karridale, WA 6288, Australia
Vasse FelixMonday - Sunday: 10:00am until 5:00pmGreat For: Child Friendly,Disabled Access,Fireplace,Vegan Wines
Caves Road (Cnr Tom Cullity Drive) Cowaramup, Margaret River, Western Australia 6284
Clairault Streicker WinesMonday - Sunday: 10:00am until 5:00pmGreat For: Disabled Access,Dog Friendly,Fireplace,Picnic Spot
3277 Caves Road, WILYABRUP, Western Australia, 6280, Australia