What is Margaret River region known for?
The Margaret River region is known round the world for it’s top quality wines and food. While the region produces less than three per cent of Australia's wine, it accounts for more than a fifth of it’s premium wine. ... Margaret River is also home to a range of craft breweries and distilleries.
How far is Margaret River from Perth?
The distance between Perth and Margaret River is 234 km. The road distance is 269 km.
What is there to do in Margaret River region?
- Sample Australia’s premium wines
- Explore amazing under gound caves
- Indulge in a gourmet escape
- Get wet at some spectacular beaches
- Walk a mile or two on Busselton Jetty
- Travel from cape to cape to catch the views from the top of the lighthouse
- Walk the stunning Cape to Cape track
How to get to Margaret River region?
The Margaret River region is a three hour drive south of Perth in Western Australia, which is serviced daily by domestic and international flights. South West Coast Lines offers daily coach services from Perth's Elizabeth Quay Bus Station and Perth Airport to Margaret River, Dunsborough, Busselton, Bunbury.
How long does it take to get from Perth to Margaret River?
The journey from Perth to Margaret River takes approximately three hours by car. An easy drive out of Perth on the Kwinana Freeway will eventually become Forrest Highway, then follow the signs to Bunbury, then Busselton – the main road will bypass these towns but feel free to drop in and look around if you have time.
Where should I stay when visiting Margaret River Region?
Choosing one of our great registered accommodation providers will ensure a warm welcome and local knowledge of our great South West. www.accommodationmargaretriver.com
How big is the Margaret River region?
Geographically the Margaret River Wine Region is one of the biggest in Australia, stretching 120km from north to south and 30km west to east. Welcoming thousands of travellers from around the world like no other destination in Australia, making it Western Australia’s premier holiday region.
Despite its size we produce just three percent of the nation’s wine, but we are responsible for more than 20 per cent of the nation’s premium wines.
How long should we spend in the Margaret River Region?
If possible, we highly recommend a minimum stay of three nights. (longer is better!) This allows you time to visit both north and south of our region. If your time just won’t allow a long visit our accommodation providers can point you in the direction of the “not to miss” places.
Opening hours in the Margaret River region?
As a tourism region we operate 7 days a week, with most businesses operating from 10am till 5pm.
Lunches are generally available at restaurants and wineries between the hours of 12pm and 2pm. There are many popular venues where it is important to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Evening meals are generally available from 6pm – 10pm but this may vary depending on the time of year.