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Things to do in Margaret River that don’t involve Wine

Kayaking Margaret RiverImage courtesy of Tourism Western Australia

Ask anyone what they think of first when you mention Margaret River and the likely answer is wine and surfing. If you’re a surfer, don’t bother to keep reading. You’ll be kept busy with the world-class surf breaks in the region.  For everyone else, wine lovers included, read on. Here’s a list of things to do in Margarete River that will let you indulge guilt-free in wine, cheese and chocolate later on.
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Our stay at Faversham House in York WA


Faversham House York

Faversham House in York is one of Western Australia’s most historic houses and makes for a luxurious weekend getaway. It provides the perfect base to explore York and the Avon Valley. Alternatively, if you don’t feel like going anywhere,  the impressive manor is also the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the historic property and gorgeous garden.

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The best Margaret River caves to explore

Margaret River Cave

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The caves around Margaret River formed over a million years ago and are one of the natural wonders of Australia’s southwest. If you haven’t gone underground at a Margaret River cave, then don’t miss the chance to visit one of these subterranean wonderlands on your next trip south.  Continue reading The best Margaret River caves to explore

Things to do in York West Australia

York West Australia

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York is an easy 90-minute drive from Perth and makes for an ideal self-drive day trip from Perth or an even better weekend getaway. It’s one of WA’s most historic towns and along with giving insight into the region’s history, the town in the Avon Valley offers plenty of other great things to do.
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A round up of Perth Caravan Parks

A roundup of Perth Caravan Parks

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Perth has a good choice of caravan parks and cabin accommodation across the city.  No matter whether you want to park your caravan or trailer near Fremantle, the beach, be close to the city and the airport or bring your pet, this guide of Perth caravan parks will hopefully have you covered no matter what your needs are. Continue reading A round up of Perth Caravan Parks

10 Great Things to do in Fremantle locals will love too

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I always think of Fremantle as the beating pulse of Perth. It’s where the old meets new, 19th century buildings, clash with funky new cafes and the maritime feel is embedded throughout the whole port town.

No matter whether you’re a local or a first-time visitor, here’s my list of the best things to do in Fremantle.

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