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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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There’s no need to leave your four-legged bestie at home with these dog-friendly caravan parks in Albany WA and surrounding areas. Continue reading Dog-friendly Caravan Parks Albany
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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
Camping in Margaret River doesn’t need to be all about overflowing, busy campsites. There are plenty of spots where you can go camping in Margaret River and be among the region’s towering Jarrah and Karri forests and lush river banks.
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Western Australia’s south-west coast is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in Australia. Well known for a range tourist attractions, local delicacies and events all year round, it’s a popular family getaway during the school holidays.
If you’re looking for some of the best family caravan parks in the region, with space for a large van, utilities and plenty of budget-friendly activities to keep the kids entertained, here’s five must-visit caravan parks you’ll be glad you found. Continue reading Keeping the kids entertained: WA’s South West caravan parks ideal for families
Whether you’re after a quick walk, a full day’s walking or even a multi-day hike, the Margaret River region has you covered.
Here are a few suggestions to get a healthy dose of fresh air and immerse yourself in the region’s spectacular landscape on foot. Continue reading Margaret River’s best walking and hiking trails
What started as a retirement project, has quickly turned into a thriving family business. Established in 1999 Petra Olive Oil Estate is committed to producing premium grade olive oil and offers visitors fantastic chalet accommodation in Yalingup. Continue reading Olive oil and luxury pet-friendly accommodation in Yallingup
As soon as we veered of Southwest Highway and followed the signs to Glenlynn Cottages near Bridgetown I knew that I had found what I was hoping for. Like most of the Blackwood Valley area, Glenlynn is full sweeping vistas of green rolling hills, paddocks with roaming sheep, horses and what must be Bridgetown’s biggest dam.
First though, to get to our cottage, we had to get past the sheep. Lots of sheep and none seemed in a particular hurry to make way for a family sized sedan from the city. The two resident Alpacas were keeping a watchful eye on their herd from atop of the field. After plenty of curious glances and a few baas, the gravel road was cleared and we were free to continue along the winding path to our home for the next three nights. Continue reading Bridgetown Accommodation – Glenlynn Cottages
On the southern edge of the Ferguson Valley, lies Gnomesville, one of WA’s quirkier attractions. Here among the gum trees near Dardunup, thousands of gnomes from near and far have made this their gnome sweet gnome. Continue reading Gnomesville – West Australia’s quirkiest attraction
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A weekend getaway down south is one of the best ways to relax, recharge and inhale a chunky dose of fresh country air. And if you’re going with a large group, there’s no better holiday house in Margaret River than at the Cullen Homestead.
The Cullen Wines Homestead, located off Caves Road in the heart of the wine growing region, is the former family home of the Cullen family. One of the regions oldest and most renowned winegrowers. Continue reading Our favourite Margaret River Holiday House – the Cullen Wine Homestead