Margaret River has a wonderful blend of eco-tourism locations and sophisticated wines, dining and galleries.

wine glasses

The natural attractions are uncrowded and pristine for most of the year, and the cultural side of Margaret River is renown for its excellence.

Matan's Lodge is situated on Caves Road, a popular route for both natural and cultural attractions...

Natural Attractions and eco-tours

Cultural Attractions

WILDFLOWERS - Western Australia is the "Wildflower State". Wildflower season begins in Sept.

Explore the world famous caves - guided and adventure tours offered

Kangaroos come right to the doorstep

GOLF - 18 holes within a long shot of your room

Eagles Heritage - see these beautiful and regal birds

Cape to Cape walk trail coastal scenery and flowers

Guided eco walks - Day or Night

Fishing - 'SW Salmon' season begins in May

SURFING - Main Break is a world famous location, but there are many other beaches for beginners and the more experienced.

Surfing School - the way to get started

The Bush Tucker Tour - taste Aussie wild foods, canoe the Margaret River

Tennis, heated pool and gym

Abseiling, climbing and caving

Whale-watching from June-December

Bicycling and Mountain Bike made trails


Aboriginal cultural tours

Wine Tasting - Self-drive or take a tour

Fabulous dining - Restaurants and cafe's

Vineyard tours

The Chocolate Factory !!! yum

Glass and ceramic galleries - see glassblowing

Exquisite woodwork in Jarrah and sheoke timbers

Art Galleries - follow the MR Artisan's map

Augusta Town - where two oceans meet, climb the Leewin lighthouse

Picnics - local wines and cheeses

Cheese Factories

Boutique Breweries

Clothing Boutiques and Specialty shops in town

Concert Events and Special Performances throughout the year

Up to date information about the above activities can be found at the Augusta-Margaret River Visitors Centre or on their website

Links Local Aboriginal Connection