Margaret River & The South West

Start the day with a refreshing swim in a nearby beach and end the day with a fabulous glass of wine and locally sourced produce. This is part of everyday in Margaret River. In between you can walk amongst tall-timber forests, explore the serenity of ancient caves and so much more.

Real South West moments

“It Was Just Nature and Us”

This photo was taken at D'entrecasteaux National Park, where we had so much fun sand boarding. This shot captures a very introspective moment.

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Travel features by locals and experts

5 Adventure Ideas for a Margaret River Holiday

You can experience the terroir of Margaret River first hand, by canoeing, or hiking, before visiting a nearby cellar door to taste the hard-earned, salty spray of a Cloudburst Cabernet.

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Feast Al Fresco in the Forests

Go beyond Margaret River and enjoy a locavore lunch in Western Australia's Southern Forests. The perfect extension to a Margaret River holiday, there is more fabulous produce and landscapes on offer in the adjoining Southern Forests region, famous for its soaring karri and tingle trees.

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Cape Crusade, the Cape to Cape Walking Track

Walking the Cape to Cape walking track isn’t just an introduction to the Margaret River region, but an insight into what makes things tick down here in the southwest corner of Australia. Here local resident Max Brearley gives you his tips and tricks for taking on some or all of the track.

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Goldilocks and the Margaret River Surf Pro

There are three stops on the Australian leg of the WSL Championship Tour: the Gold Coast, Bells Beach, and Margaret River. From my perspective — an American surf journalist — it’s a bit of a Goldilocks and the Three Bears situation. But in Margaret River I found a place and a contest that were jusssst right!

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Journeys to inspire you by people in the know

A Perfect Match: Margaret River and Perth

The long weekend means one thing to us Perth locals; a road trip. Come Friday afternoon, the highway from Perth is buzzing with resident vacationers on their way to make the most of Margaret River’s rejuvenating combination of surf, wine country, and nature.

Eight Margaret River Discoveries you can Pack into a Weekend

The big thing visitors don’t realise is that Margaret River offers much more than our world-class wine and food. The outdoor activities are now just as significant, not to mention the diverse arts and crafts scene. These are some of my favourite things to do that can be packed into a weekend escape to Margaret River from Perth.

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