Discover the many delights of Margaret River over in WA.
Famous for sun, surf and wine, a visit to this divine destination is all about indulging the senses.
IN A STATE FAMOUS for its beaches, some of the most beautiful can be found in the Margaret River region of Western Australia, around 270 kilometres south of Perth. It’s home to vast snowy white beaches, postcard-perfect rocky coves and world-class surfing breaks.
But it’s not just fishermen, surfers and sun worshippers who’ll love “Margs”. While surfing might’ve put it on the map, the region’s flourishing wine scene has made it a household name.
There are more than 100 cellar doors at which to enjoy the nectar of the vines, many with fantastic restaurants serving masterful cuisine with an emphasis on seafood and local produce. Indeed, Margaret River now holds a reputation as one of
WA’s premier culinary destinations. Travellers can enjoy cooking classes, fine dining and food festivals, including the wonderful Margaret River Gourmet Escape, which attracts world-class chefs like Marco Pierre White.
Add to the mix towering karri gum forests and extensive cave networks in the region’s breathtaking national parks, and you’ve got an outdoor adventure playground unlike any other.
Alfresco eats Take part in the Margaret River Gourmet Escape and enjoy a barbecue on Smiths Beach.
Blue sea & skies Take in the azure waters of the west coast near Cape Naturaliste.
Towering trees Explore the beauty of the Boranup State Forest.