Margaret River Travel Guides

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What to See and Do in Margaret River - Woods, Waves, and Traditional culture

Nature lovers will find plenty to do in Margaret River, from testing the surf along the spectacular shoreline, to walking or driving among awe-inspiring tall trees, and forests blanketed in wildflowers. But the area is also a beer, wine, and food tasters' paradise. And finding out about its rich indigenous traditions is a must.

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Where to Stay in Margaret River - Beach Chalets and Bush Retreats

Famous for its forests, beaches, and wineries, the Margaret River region provides lots of options for accommodation – from the buzz of Margaret River town to retreats nestled among the jarrah and karri trees. Or you could wake up every morning to the smell of fresh sea air in a beachside chalet with stunning ocean views.

Margaret River City Guide - Wine, Surf, and Caves

Once a sleepy town known as a magnet for those seeking an alternative lifestyle, Margaret River is now best recognized as a major international wine centre. But it also offers much more; art galleries, award-winning restaurants serving fresh local produce, weekend markets, white, sandy beaches, and stalagmite-filled caves within easy reach of the town.

Family Fun in Margaret River

While Margaret River’s coast is famous for surf, there are plenty of coves and sheltered beaches where children can swim and play in the sand. On days when you want to head away from the beach, there are lighthouses to explore, animals to pet and feed, and mazes to get lost in.

Making the Most of Margaret River - Useful Tips

The Margaret River region can be cooler than Perth. It draws down visitors from the capital city not only to take in its beaches and forests, but also to escape the intense summer heat. Cars are the best way to get to the award-winning wineries, caves, and natural beauty spots. Margaret River is also known as a gourmands’ paradise, making it popular with food lovers.

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