StoriesThe latest ideas for discovering Your Margaret River Region

Eat & Drink
12/12/2017

Pack the perfect picnic

Summer is coming, and that means sunset picnics at Yallingup, camping trips with friends, and lazy dinners on the deck. When the weather warms up, we often find ourselves swimming, snorkelling or stand up paddle boarding in those twilight hours, that in winter would have…
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Active & Adventure
05/12/2017

Cheap & cheerful school holiday inspiration

Fun doesn’t have to cost the earth, in any sense of the phrase. Lizzy Pepper finds a wealth of ecofriendly adventures in the Margaret River region that won't hit you hard in the hip pocket. Welcome to the south west – where there’s fresh air,…
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Wine & Wineries
31/10/2017

The Brookwood Estate Labour of Love

“This is delicious – and this is yummy too – I love all these wines!” says the lady tasting wines at Brookwood’s rustic cellar door. It’s music to owner-operator Lyn Mann’s ears, as it’s cellar door visitors, not wine critics, she wants to impress. “Back…
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Nature & Environment
27/09/2017

Margaret River Hideaway & Farmstay

Nestled amongst eucalypt trees, just minutes from Margaret River town, lies a lovely farm with nine comfortable cottages and a menagerie of furry and feathered friends waiting to greet you. Margaret River has long been a favourite holiday destination for families. Whether you’re planning a…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
19/09/2017

Natural High

There is so much to do and see in the South West, the challenge is packing all the best bits into your holiday experience. Lizzy pepper rounds up some of the greatest ways to experience our beautiful outdoors. These family-friendly tours are exhilarating, breathtaking and,…
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Nature & Environment
24/07/2017

Whale Migration

Each year thousands of humpback whales and rare blue whales make their annual migration along the Western Australian coast. Witness these incredible mammals as they swim through the pristine waters surrounding the Margaret River region. By Lizzy Pepper. Photos supplied by Legends Charters and Geographe…
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Wine & Wineries
19/07/2017

Dare to be different

Why not go off the beaten track and try some of the lesser-known wine varietals next time you’re in the Margaret River region? Lizzy Pepper has rounded up some fascinating local drops. Images: supplied. In the Margaret River region’s 50 years of winemaking, producers have…
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Eat & Drink
28/06/2017

High Spirits

A detour into distilling pays dividends as Harmans Estate launches Margaret River’s first ever pisco brandy. By Lizzy Pepper. Images by Elements Margaret River. Harmans Estate has established a great reputation for its single estate wines and the warm hospitality at their cellar door. Now…
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Eat & Drink
27/04/2017

Giniversity – my kind of education

A new educational institution has popped up in Margaret River – Giniversity. It’s at Margaret River Distilling Co, and you can spend an afternoon creating your own bespoke gin and graduate with a PhD in Distilling. Lizzy Pepper graduates ‘full bottle’. I’ve always loved a…
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Eat & DrinkActive & AdventureNature & Environment
07/01/2017

What’s New: 16 amazing new experiences to try this summer

There's a swag of incredible new experiences on offer in the Margaret River region. While it's easy to return to your 'tried and true' favourites, we recommend you check out these new places to eat, see, explore and stay. From the artistic to the adventurous,…
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