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Where rolling vineyards sit against a backdrop of ocean and forest.

Encounter one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth when you can indulge in world-class wine, gourmet food and awesome surf, stunning walk trails and pristine beaches. Go whale watching, explore ancient caves and stroll through forests of timber giants.

Blessed with mild weather and abundant sunshine, adventurers will be blown away by breathtaking scenery and out-of-this-world walking trails, where almost 80 percent of the plant species are found nowhere else on Earth.

You can get there in just two and a half hours from Perth by road, so it’s easy to include Margaret River and the South West region in your extraordinary holiday.


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Busselton Jetty
Busselton Jetty
The longest timber-piled jetty in the southern hemisphere, and the second longest in the world.

Margaret River
Margaret River
Hop from award-winning wineries and restaurants to stunning beaches, forests, surf breaks and caves.

Albany
Albany
Discover the breathtaking beauty of Albany's rugged coastline and its dramatic whaling, convict and settler history.

Augusta
Augusta
Past tall Karri tree giants and long sandy beaches, Augusta is as far south-west as you can go in Australia.

Bridgetown
Bridgetown
Bridgetown sits against a backdrop of the beautiful Blackwood River Valley and oozes old world country charm.

Bunbury
Bunbury
The cosmopolitan city of Bunbury is renowned for its friendly dolphins which you can meet at the shoreline.

Busselton
Busselton
Busselton's calm turquoise bay is home to the longest timber-piled jetty in the southern hemisphere.

Denmark
Denmark
Denmark marks the spot where forests of towering trees give way to white sandy beaches.

Elephant Rocks
Elephant Rocks
These granite domes resemble elephants set off the shallow waters only a short walk from Greens Pool.

Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk
Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk
Get a bird's eye view of some of the tallest timber giants on Earth - Western Australia's majestic tingle trees.

Collie
Collie
An outdoor adventure playground nestled in a scenic forested valley in the Darling Ranges.

Jewel Cave
Jewel Cave
The sheer magnitude and beauty of Jewel Cave's formations leave all visitors awe-struck.

Dunsborough
Dunsborough
This pretty town is a favourite 'down south' family holiday destination for Perth locals.

Ferguson Valley
Ferguson Valley
Rolling pastures, forests, spring wildflowers and rivers form a beautiful backdrop here to boutique wineries and retreats.

Kojonup
Kojonup
In the heart of Kojonup lies a natural freshwater spring that has drawn people to this spot for many centuries.

Manjimup
Manjimup
Manjimup lies in the land of the giants, surrounded by karri trees - one of the tallest hardwood species on Earth.

Mount Barker
Mount Barker
The ideal base for a tour of cellar doors, a spring wildflower drive, or a hike through the Stirling Range.

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Pemberton
Pemberton
It's here you'll find and climb the world's tallest fire lookout tree - the famous Gloucester Tree.

Walpole
Walpole
An adventure playground of national parks and forests, sandy beaches, pretty picnic spots, tranquil rivers and inlets.

Williams
Williams
Within a huge remnant of original native bush, more than 850 species of wildflowers bloom here in their billions.

Greens Pool
Greens Pool
A picture postcard of clear emerald waters, pure white sand and sculpted rocks.

Margaret River Dining
Margaret River Dining
For foodie things to do in Margaret River – feast on a five-star line-up of wineries, restaurants, breweries providores and local producers.

Wineries & Wine Tasting
Wineries & Wine Tasting
Western Australia's wineries are recognised as some of the best in the world. Wine growing regions extend from the South West and Margaret River to Perth’s Swan Valley and the Chapman Valley near Geraldton.

Top 10 Free Things to Do in the South West
Top 10 Free Things to Do in the South West
From the Bibbulmun Track to whale watching in Albany, Australia’s South West offers one of the most varied holiday experiences for anyone on a budget.

Surfing
Surfing
Surfing Australia’s west coast, you can catch some of the most consistent, top quality surf breaks on Earth, from Margaret River and Perth to Exmouth in Western Australia.

Recreational Fishing
Recreational Fishing
Recreational fishing in Western Australia offers some of the world’s best deep sea fishing, freshwater fishing and beach fishing challenges and rewards.

Beaches
Beaches
Western Australian beaches are among the most beautiful in the world, including the iconic Cable Beach and Lucky Bay.

National Parks & Forests
National Parks & Forests
Choose from 100 Western Australian national parks, explore Kings Park, be dwarfed by karri forests, or walk in the treetops of the Valley of the Giants.

Whale Watching
Whale Watching
Western Australia has one of the longest whale watching seasons in the world, following the annual whale migration from Albany to Broome and the Kimberley.

Itineraries
Itineraries
Check out some itineraries to help inspire and plan your holiday in Western Australia. Ranging from short to long stay, they cover a variety of destinations and experiences ensuring there’s something for everyone.

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THE SOUTH WEST
Visit Australia's South West website for further information on things to do in Margaret River and the South West region.
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