Margaret River Wine Region

Wine, surf and seriously good food

While renowned for its beautiful wines and seriously good gourmet food, Margaret River doesn't just appeal to traveller’s tastebuds. It's also an ideal destination for surfing enthusiasts, nature lovers and those just wanting to kick back on a picturesque beach and enjoy the superb weather. And to top it off, the friendly atmosphere and locals who don’t take things too seriously makes Margaret River a perfect fuss-free getaway.

Sweet toothed visitors will be in heaven with a trip to the Chocolate Company, known for their high quality and extensive range of beautiful chocolates. From truffles and flavoured bites to sauces and chocolate beauty products, you'll be salivating in no time. Better yet, there are free tastings daily! If it’s a hearty meal you're after, head to the Settlers Tavern which was named in the West Australian Good Food Guide’s Top 5 Pub Food list. There is always a bustling atmosphere and the food is guaranteed to satisfy any hungry customer. Satisfying those tastebuds is a must-do in this region.

Good weather in Spring

Autumn is the perfect time to visit Margaret River for those who like a good wine, as the vines are full with plump grapes and the weather is perfect for cellar door hopping. Pro surfers or those who just enjoy watching the surfers in action should aim to visit the region in early April for the international Drug Aware Margaret River Pro surfing event. If it's just good weather you're after, then book your break in Spring and avoid the crowds during school holidays.

Top 5 Things to Do around Margaret River Wine Region

1. Kick-start your morning catching worldclass waves at Margaret River’s Surfers Point, or just chill out on the beach and enjoy the view
2. Work up an appetite with a coastal hike such as the Cape to Cape Track
3. There are over 150 cellar doors to tour and sample the latest vintage
4. Get lost wandering the 1.5km winding maze at the A’mazen Margaret River
5. Explore the pristine natural wonder of the Lake Caves

Top 4 Events that Celebrate All Things Margaret River

1. November’s three day Margaret River Gourmet Escape festival celebrating food, wine and music
2. Margaret River Wine Festival runs for five days in April
3. The world renowned Drug Aware Margaret River Pro surfing event in March
4. The regular Saturday Margaret River Farmers Markets

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139-141 Bussell Hwy Margaret River 6285

Featuring a fireplace, a private patio and a wine fridge stocked with wines, Constellation Apartments are located in the heart of Margaret River. Guests have access to free Wi-Fi and private BBQ facil...more

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498 Osmington Road Margaret River 6285

Offering luxurious apartments with a private patio and BBQ facilities, Losari Retreat Margaret River is set on 66 acres and is bordered by National Park. Guests can go hiking on site.All apartments of...more

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2 Dallip Spring Rd Margaret River 6285

This north facing villa is tucked away in its own sheltered, private gardens surrounded by a back drop of tall Marri and Peppermint trees. With direct 4WD access to Margaret River's famous Kilcarnup B...more

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8 Birch Loop Margaret River 6285

Margaret Studio by the Sea is situated in Margaret River Town and offers a garden, barbecue facilities and a terrace. The accommodation is 44 km from Augusta, and guests benefit from complimentary WiF...more

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25 Waters Edge Margaret River 6285

Situated 42 km from Busselton and 37 km from Dunsborough, Aroha, meaning love, offers accommodation set on the banks of Margaret River. It one building with balcony and private gardens 4m from the mai...more

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4 Chapel Place Prevelly 6285

Overlooking the Indian Ocean and just a leisurely 8-minute drive to the town centre of Margaret River, this luxury, self-contained beach house features 180-degree ocean views from every room, sweeping...more

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5 Lesueur Place Gnarabup 6285

Set in Gnarabup, within 1.1 km of Gnarabup Beach, Rockpool offers accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning and an outdoor swimming pool. This holiday home features a private pool, a garden and f...more

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1 Smiths Beach Road YALLINGUP 6282

Experience a beachside escape at Smiths Beach Resort and relax in spacious, stylish accommodation, situated in the heart of Western Australia’s Margaret River Region. You can enjoy swimming, strolling...more

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Caves Road YALLINGUP 6282

The award-winning Cape Lodge is a country estate in the heart of the Margaret River Wine Country. All its rooms offer king-size beds and luxurious bathrooms. Free Wi-Fi is available.Cape Lodge Margare...more

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1958 Caves Road Dunsborough 6281

Set on 12 acres of vineyards and native gardens, Empire Spa Retreat offers a sauna and an on-site day spa. All suites offer free Wi-Fi, luxurious bedding and a flat-screen TV.Built in the 1970's, this...more

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352 Geographe Bay Road Dunsborough 6281

Whatmans Beach House is located in Dunsborough. This holiday home is 16 km from the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and Maritime Museum and provides free WiFi.The holiday home comes with 4 bedrooms, a fla...more

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51 Bina Place Dunsborough 6281

Situated in Dunsborough, 21 km from Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and Maritime Museum, Bina Maya Yallingup Escape features accommodation with a garden, free private parking, barbecue facilities and a te...more

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Bunker Bay Road, Dunsborough Dunsborough 6281

Situated on the quiet beachfront of Bunker Bay, this resort features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and a fitness centre. It has a tennis court and offers luxurious spa facilities. Guests enjoy free Wi...more

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13 North Street Dunsborough 6281

Situated in Dunsborough, 200 metres from Dunsborough Beach and 13 km from Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and Maritime Museum, North Shore Holiday Home offers barbecue facilities and air conditioning. Thi...more

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605 Bussell Hwy Busselton 6280

Aqua Resort offers luxurious beachfront accommodation with direct access to Geographe Bay. All apartments feature a private balcony or patio with barbecue facilities. The resort has a swimming pool, h...more

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