Distance from Perth: 270km ( 3 hours 4 minutes)
Known for: World class food and wine. Stunning coastlines. Amazing surf.
The Margaret River Region is world-renowned for its coastline, gourmet food and award-winning wine, ancient limestone caves and world-class surf.
Famous for its premium wines and world-class surf, Margaret River is also home to plenty of restaurants, wineries, breweries and distilleries for foodies to enjoy. Visit cellar doors and meet the makers on guided tours with nature-meets-gourmet experiences. Adventure seekers can ride the waves, go rock climbing or abseiling, or take a kayak or canoe along the Margaret River.
In the Margaret River region, you can wake up to savour the natural surroundings with plenty of underground caves and the stunning Boranup Forest, and see the wild rays at Hamelin Bay near Augusta and climb to the top of the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.