Margaret RiverAustralia

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Visit Margaret River

From touring vineyards and wineries to relaxing on some of the best beaches in Western Australia’s southwest, this town offers a variety of exciting pursuits.

Wineries, beaches, forests and gourmet food and drink are some of Margaret River's biggest attractions. Situated in the eponymous wine region, this small town is surrounded by picturesque splendour. Go for countryside walks, relax on a beach and sample premium wines in the places where they are made.

Begin your visit with a walk down the town’s long main street, which is lined with cafés, boutiques, galleries and curiosity shops. On Saturday mornings, stock up on fresh produce from the farmers market.

Stop by the Margaret River Gallery to see the work of emerging local and national artists. Extend your wanderings further, by taking a stroll along tracks that run by the river and through the nearby forest.

Make time to visit a few of the area’s other natural attractions. Just 20 minutes outside of Margaret River are Lake Cave and Mammoth Cave, large subterranean spaces that are part of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park. View spectacular stalactite and stalagmite formations.

Head out to one of the beaches near the town for sunbathing and watersports. There are several good surfing spots in the vicinity, including Surfer's Point in Prevelly, about a 10-minute drive from Margaret River.

When you want to try some of the wines that the Margaret River Wine Region is so famous for, you’ll find many within easy reach of the town. These include the Voyager Estate Winery, Leeuwin Estate and Xanadu Winery. Go to cellar door tasting sessions, learn how the wines are made and stay for something to eat in the wineries’ restaurants. The centre of Margaret River also offers a number of good dining spots.

Reach the town and its wineries and natural attractions by flying into the international airport at Perth. From there, you can drive to Margaret River in about 3 hours. Alternatively, arrive by taxi, bus, coach or airport shuttle.

Top hotels in Margaret River

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Margaret River Resort
Margaret River Resort
4 out of 5
40 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River, WA
AU$149
per night
15 Dec. - 16 Dec.

Situated in Margaret River, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Gloucester Park and Margaret River Vistors Centre. Jahroc Galleries and Brewhouse Margaret ...

4.4/5Excellent! (244 reviews)

"Excellent facilities with close proximity to town."…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec. 2019

Margaret River Resort
Margarets in Town Apartments
Margarets in Town Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Cnr Bussell Hwy and Tunbridge Street, Margaret River, WA
AU$170
per night
11 Dec. - 12 Dec.

Situated on the Strip, this romantic apartment building is steps away from Margaret River Vistors Centre and Jahroc Galleries. Brewhouse Margaret River and Gloucester ...

4.4/5Excellent! (932 reviews)

"The location is very convenient. It is right in the centre of the town. The apartments are airy and big and the parking is secure."…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2019

Margarets in Town Apartments
Riverview Tourist Park
Riverview Tourist Park
2 out of 5
8 Willmott Ave, Margaret River, WA
AU$99
per night
12 Dec. - 13 Dec.

Located in the heart of Margaret River, this campsite is within 1 mile (2 km) of Margaret River Vistors Centre, Jahroc Galleries and Brewhouse Margaret River. ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (293 reviews)

"Nice location and nice spot & aminifies were good as well"…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2019

Riverview Tourist Park

Popular activities in Margaret River

Amaze'n Margaret River
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Amaze'n Margaret River

4.5/5(23 reviews)

Find your way out of a large hedge maze, amble through attractive botanical gardens and play games at this family-friendly outdoor attraction.

Xanadu Winery
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Xanadu Winery

4/5(6 reviews)

Taste a selection of award-winning regional wines and tour the vineyards where they came from when you visit this Margaret River institution.

Prevelly Beach
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Prevelly Beach

4.5/5(196 reviews)

White sand, excellent surf and sheltered rock pools are just some of the reasons to visit this stunning beach in the beautiful Margaret River region.

Top activities in Margaret River

Full Day Margaret River Wine Tour (departs Margaret River)
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Full Day Margaret River Wine Tour (departs Margaret River)

AU$115

Experience the best of the Margaret River Wine Region! Wine for Dudes (…& dudettes) have been cruising the vines of the world-famous Margaret River wine region since 2003! Jump on board for a fun, relaxed and informative day exploring the picturesque surrounds of Australia's south west, while experiencing everything we can show you about our beautiful region, and the sensational drops that are produced here.

Harvest Full Day Wine Tour
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Harvest Full Day Wine Tour

AU$115

Thank you for booking with Harvest Tours. You are in for a real treat! This tours starts with coffee tastings before heading to Prevelly Beach (photo point) to stroll around our iconic surfing beach.

Margaret River & Busselton Tour with Wine Tasting
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Margaret River & Busselton Tour with Wine Tasting

AU$185

Venture out of the city for a delightful day discovering the small-town charm and fine wines of the Margaret River region. On this relaxing tour, soak up Western Australia's quaint landscapes, stop for delectable tastings, and round out your excursion with a visit to the famous Busselton Jetty.

Margaret River Wineries Day Tour from Perth
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Margaret River Wineries Day Tour from Perth

AU$215

Discover the stunning wine region of Margaret River and the magical Mammoth Cave. Taste the region’s wines and explore thrilling underground limestone caves in a day of discovery along this Indian Ocean coastline.

Full Day Gourmet Wine & Dine Tour
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Full Day Gourmet Wine & Dine Tour

AU$170

Spend your day with some of the finest wines in Margaret River. Learn about the history of wine in the region before you settle down for a lunch at Xanadu. Gourmet lovers will also enjoy some of the finest chocolate and cheese in the region as well as smallgoods and a vineyard platter to share in the afternoon.

Margies Big Day Out Beer & Wine Tours
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Margies Big Day Out Beer & Wine Tours

AU$118

The Full Day Tour is $105 per person and is inclusive of pick up and drop off to your accommodation, various tastings* throughout the day & lunch which is prepared and served at the Bootleg Brewery. Pickup ranges from 10.