Adventure Events

Sea cliffs, granite rocks, open ocean, enormous surf, calm clear blue waters, meandering tracks through towering karri forest…

…scenic old highways that run through the world’s last tuart forest, tracks longer than 100 kilometres, caves, rivers, the best mud you could ask for and the longest jetty in the southern hemisphere all add up to one thing.

Your Margaret River Region is just begging to be conquered.

The region is s o rich in nature’s infrastructure; it is no wonder that adventure racing is taking hold. Whether you simply want to set yourself a new goal, or see how you measure up against professional athletes, there will be an adventure race that suits you.

Annual Adventure Events

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SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim, February

One of South West WA’s most famous sporting events, the 3.6km course takes participants out and around Busselton’s iconic Jetty, in the tranquil waters of Geographe Bay.

X Adventure Dunsborough, March

The X-Adventure Dunsborough is the ideal mix between triathlon and adventure racing, powering along an off-road course through Dunsborough’s wilderness paradise.

Quit Forest Rally, April

As the weather cools down, the forest comes alive with the sounds of speeding rally cars and cheering spectators on this nail-biting course.

Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, April

Thousands of spectators flock to Surfers Point in Prevelly to watch the world’s best surfers take on the famous Margaret River Mainbreak and the fearsome Box.

SunSmart IRONMAN 70.3 Busselton, May

Spectators line the foreshore of Busselton to cheer on the athletes over the 1.9km swim in the pristine waters of Geographe Bay, 90.1km flat and fast bike leg thru the Tuart Forest and a 21.1km run along the foreshore of Busselton.

South West MudFest, July

Whilst the area is best known for its wine-making, enjoy a jam-packed day full of mud, burgers and beers instead.

Cape to Cape MTB, October

Hundreds of mountain bikes flying through the forest on a gruelling race course each October is guaranteed to get your heart pumping!

Margaret River Running Festival, October

The Margaret River Fun Run has been relaunched as The Margaret River Running Festival, taking in several of the region’s beautiful beaches and a portion of the majestic Cape to Cape Track.

Augusta Adventure Fest, November

The biggest adventure race in the world! Wild tests of fitness and strength
featuring ocean paddling, swimming, mountain biking and running over obstacles and endurance courses.

Tour of Margaret River, November

A four-day road cycling event incorporating some of the most scenic areas of Australia.

SunSmart IRONMAN WA (Busselton), December

The seaside town of Busselton fills with competitors and spectators from around the world for the West Australian edition of this international
triathlon event.


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Whale Watching

Don’t miss the opportunity to watch as 35,000 whales migrate past our coastline from June – December each year.


With over 95 cellar doors are open for tastings, start planning which ones you’ll visit with our Margaret River wineries list.


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