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Margaret River & The South West Area Highlights & Essential Things To Do
Discover Your Local Margaret River & The South West Area
Laying south of Perth, the Margret River and the South West Western Australian regions are home to a backdrop of coast, bush and vineyards. Whether you like to swim in pristine beaches or explore caves hidden deep within the forests, the Margaret River region has a great combination of things to do and places to go. At just over two hours’ drive south of Perth, the region is one of the most easily accessible in Western Australia.
Western Australia’s South West is a great place to do some serious whale watching. Pick a vantage point along the coast and watch the whales swim by. Whale season runs from June to August but travellers may even catch a glimpse of a humpback as late as October. Take the whole family along to explore the depth of Lake Cave or guide your tastebuds through an adventure of local gourmet food and wine at the annual Margret River Gourmet Escape, a popular event with locals and tourists held every November. Taste Great Southern celebrates even more gourmet food and wine in the region each year in February.
Blow holes and reefs line the pristine coastline. Pick a trail and discover the unique coastline. Surfer’s paradise rests at Surfers Point. With clean waters and waves that can reach 10ft high, surfers reign in these waters. Every year surfers flock to the water for the annual Drug Aware Margret River Pro.
Discover a region known for it all, with plenty of things to do and places to go, this Western Australia region is perfect for all kinds of travellers. Margret River and the South West regions of Western Australia are waiting to be explored.
Margaret River & The South West Events & What's On
- 2017 Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival Margaret River
- Truffle Kerfuffle 2017 Fonty's Pool
- Manjimup Farmers Market - 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month Manjin Park
- Margaret River Farmers' Market Margaret River Education Campus
- Gateway Markets Manjimup Gateway Hotel
- Bark For Life Bunbury Payne Park
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