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Nature & Environment
18/09/2015

Wildflower Season 2015 – the latest photos

Spring is finally here and we're not the only ones enjoying the sunshine. The region's wildflowers have been bursting over the last week or so and there are many parts of the region carpeted in colour right now. Some of our local tour companies have…
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Arts & WellbeingEat & DrinkActive & Adventure
10/09/2015

3 luxury retreats for a romantic weekend

What does the word ‘luxury’ conjure up for you? Is it sumptuous living, or maybe elegance and refinement? Is it enjoying comforts and pleasures that are indulgent and which you wouldn’t necessarily have at home on a day-to-day basis? For me ‘luxury’ means all of…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
09/09/2015

Just passing through – Jamie Mitchell drops into Cow Bombie

Your Margaret River region is home to countless attractions that draw visitors from all parts of the world. This week, as the rest of Australia enjoyed a leisurely Father's Day, world-renowned big wave surfer, Jamie Mitchell, found himself paddling into massive waves out off Cowaramup…
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Nature & Environment
02/09/2015

Whale watching kicks off in Geographe Bay

The second half of Australia’s longest whale watching season is officially underway, with the whales moving north from Augusta to the sheltered waters of Geographe Bay.  Plenty of Humpback and Southern Rights have been sighted in the past week or so, from boats and from…
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Wine & WineriesEat & Drink
02/09/2015

Must-try Cabernet – by 3 top wine bloggers

International Cabernet Day is 3 September this year and we didn't want to miss the chance to shout about the wine that helped put the Margaret River region on the premium wine map. Two things are for sure - firstly, there is a wealth of…
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Eat & DrinkActive & Adventure
01/09/2015

Rainy Day Activities for Families

We need the rain to fill our rivers, for the falls to flow and help the wildflowers grow. It is a blessing but sometimes it is difficult to plan your day when one minute the sun is shining, cloudy and raining the next and then…
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Eat & DrinkWine & WineriesActive & Adventure
01/09/2015

10 spots to take Dad on Father’s Day (or anytime)

It's Father’s Day this weekend and we’ve put together a few recommendations of special places you can take your Dad, plus some suitably Dad-like activities you can treat him in Your Margaret River Region.  And if you can’t make it this weekend for Father’s Day, feel free…
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Wine & Wineries
28/08/2015

Two Top Tours to Taste the South

I fell in love with Your Margaret River Region on my first visit back in 2010. The beaches, the bush and so many wineries to choose from really helped my decision to make the big move from Canberra to Perth! Who wouldn’t want to be…
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Arts & Wellbeing
24/08/2015

Shoot like a pro: How to capture your favourite part of Your Margaret River Region (part 2)

Your Margaret River is a photographer’s paradise. Stunning coastlines, beautiful bushland and stunning vistas combine to offer even the most amateur photographer the chance to capture the shot of a lifetime. But how and perhaps more importantly, where? Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll…
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Arts & WellbeingActive & Adventure
20/08/2015

#RichardtotheRegion! Extending the olive branch to Sir Richard Branson

Courtesy of Amy McKie / Augusta Margaret River Mail You may have noticed a story hitting the headlines at the moment about Vasse Virgin - a small local family-run olive oil and skin care business. The company has been involved in a legal struggle with…
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