Margaret River: A Sought-After Tourist Destination

With its spectacular beaches, vast countryside, sweeping desert landscapes and rugged landforms, Margaret River in the South West of WA has a lot to offer to tourists.  The region is well-known for its diversity, with world-class wineries, internationally renowned sports and rural life all combined to make up a relaxing and popular holiday destination. Margaret River is just 280 kilometers or three hours drive south of the city of Perth.

The article “Magnificent Margaret River” talks about the numerous tourist attractions and activities that this corner of WA boasts. It says the following about Margaret River: “Known for its sweeping vineyards, fantastic surfing beaches, caves and forests, there is something here for everyone. One of the best ways to enjoy this fantastic spot is in a driving holiday, as you can take your time exploring the surrounding regions, and then base yourself wherever you like for as long as you please.”

The seasons in Margaret River are displayed with diversity and color so you will feel as if you are visiting a different location during different periods of the year. The autumn season is characterized by foggy mornings and famous afternoon walks; spring is great for picnics, outdoor play and wildflowers; winters bring cozy nights near the fire whilst summer brings endless lazy and sunny days on the beach.

When it comes to accommodation, Margaret River offers a range of options to suit different budgets and tastes. From luxury hotels to B&Bs, guesthouses, camp sites, backpacker hostels and resort style accommodations, everything is available. You can find holiday accommodation by the beach for those who want to be close to the waterfront, in the heart of the town for those who want to be surrounded by all the action or more tranquil locations for those who want to get away from it all.

With more than 200 vineyards scattered throughout the Margaret River region, wine lovers are guaranteed a memorable experience. There are several marvelous restaurants attached to around 90 wineries, and you will find some great wine and food choices right at your doorstep. The Chardonnay and Shiraz blends that are grown locally in Margaret River are popular around the world. Plan your trip in April to be part of the Margaret River Wine Region Festival.

Margaret River is recognized as the perfect travel destination for all types of tourists regardless of age and interests. So pack your stuff and get ready for a vacation that you will remember for many years to come.

About Benji

I am married and live on a farm near Margaret River with my wife, daughter and son. I set up The Margaret River Guide to assist people coming to Margaret River Western Australia to easily find what they are looking for. I also wanted to allow people to find activities they did not know about and to be able to openly comment on/ review businesses.

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