Wine, Beaches and Adventure:
Explore Margaret River

Margaret River has long been a favourite holiday spot for Perthites and with its Mediterranean style climate, world-class surf spots and boutique wineries, it’s easy to see why. This Western Australian gem is only growing in popularity with locals and tourists alike. In just a three-hour scenic coastal drive from Perth, you’ll find yourself down south in ‘Margs’.

Introduction

Looking for a weekend away with your mates that’s chock full of wine, beaches and adventure? Sounds perfect!

Then why not get the gang together, arrange a bus hire from Perth and head down south at your own leisure to explore all that Margaret River has to offer.

Let’s take a closer look at all the epic things you can get up to when you head down south to Margaret River.

Margaret River has long been a favourite holiday spot for Perthites and with its Mediterranean style climate, world-class surf spots and boutique wineries, it’s easy to see why.

Foggy Morning Winery in Margaret River Western Australia

Margaret River is well known around the world for its premium wineries.

Woman in the Sun in a Winery in Margaret River Western Australia

1. Delightful Wining And Dining

Margaret River is well known around the world for its premium wineries. While the area only produces about 3 per cent of Australia’s total wine, it produces more than a fifth of its premium wines and with over 120 world class wineries to visit, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Head to cellar doors for some wine-tasting and vineyard tours, meet winemakers and learn about a vast range of wines from chardonnays to cabernets. Vasse Felix is worth checking out as it was the first winery in the region and offers the ultimate dining experience in its award-winning restaurant.

Why not pair all this fantastic wine with some delicious local delicacies? As the area is home to top-notch local produce, every year in late November the Margaret River Gourmet Escape takes place. This is an opportunity to taste even more amazing wines, eat mouth-watering local dishes and mingle with world-famous chefs, all in the heart of the renowned Leeuwin Estate vineyard.

2. Epic Untouched Beaches

Australia is home to some of the world’s most stunning beaches and Western Australia certainly didn’t miss out. Margaret River has 130kms of coastline, each beach having white sand and stunning views even more beautiful than the next.

Yallingup beach is home to some serious surf breaks, while Hamelin Bay beach offers the chance to spot some stingrays in the wild. Check out Smiths Beach further down the coast, one of the region’s most popular beaches, and see the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse – the tallest on mainland Australia. Explore the coastline at your leisure with a charter bus from Perth.

Australia is home to some of the world’s most stunning beaches and Western Australia certainly didn’t miss out.

Untouched Beach in Margaret River in Western Australia

Go deeper underground in the region’s huge caves, Lake Cave, Mammoth Cave and Jewel cave, home to the longest straw stalactites in any tourist cave in the world.

Caves in the Margaret River Area of Western Australia

3. Adventure At Every Turn

From epic surf breaks to mountain biking along old forest logging tracks, from kayaking up Margaret River itself to setting sail in hopes of spotting migrating humpback whales, there’s plenty of adventure activities on offer in Margaret River. Oh, and if that’s not enough, there’s also the option to journey deep underground in the region’s huge caves, such as Jewel cave which is home to the longest straw stalactites in any tourist cave in the world.

There are even sunset kangaroo safaris – it’s all available here. The adventurous and outdoorsy among you will definitely be satisfied.

There’s So Much to See in Margaret River

Margaret River has adventure, nature and wildlife easily accessible. From it’s incredibly rich food scene, with multiple world-famous boutique wineries to choose from, to its beautiful, untouched beaches with crystal-clear waters, this region is truly is the perfect place to do some exploration.

Looking to plan a trip to or from Margaret River?

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