Population: Approx 9,000 (Margaret River Region)
Margaret River is a fantastic holiday destination offering a smorgasbord of good food, fine wine and spectacular scenery. There are more than 60 wineries in the region, along with a couple of boutique breweries, and there is a plethora of gourmet delights in the region including cheese, condiments, olive, chocolate, fudge and ice-cream factories with free tastings.
Teamed with a thriving arts scene, there is an abundance of art & craft galleries. There is also plenty of adventure to be had exploring networks of underground caves, rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, towering forests and bush and coastal walk trails. The more active can have a go at rock climbing, abseiling, canoeing, or take on the breakers of the world class surf beaches.
Climate: During the summer months Margaret River experiences Mediterranean style average temperatures ranging between 12-29 degrees, making it perfect for coastal activities. Winter temperatures dip to range between 5-16 degrees on average, but provide the perfect opportunity to snuggle up by the fire with a great bottle of red. Spring time sees the wildflowers come alive!
Distances from Margaret River: Perth 262km, Bunbury 101km, Pemberton, 139km, Albany 379km, Busselton 47km, Yallingup 30km