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Cave in Around Margaret River

CaveWorks & Lake Cave

The main ticket office for Lake, Mammoth and Jewel Caves, CaveWorks also has excellent displays about caves, cave conservation and local fossil discoveries. You'll also find an authentic model cave and a 'cave crawl…
Historic Building in Around Margaret River

Ellensbrook Homestead

Around 8km northwest of Margaret River, Ellensbrook (1857) was the first home of settlers Alfred and Ellen Bussell. The Wardandi people welcomed them, gave them Noongar names and led them to this sheltered site. The…
Winery in Around Margaret River

Leeuwin Estate

An impressive estate with tall trees and lawns gently rolling down to the bush, Leeuwin Estate's Art Series chardonnay is one of Australia's best. Behind-the-scenes tours, wine flights and tastings ($25 to $55) are …
Craft Beer in Around Margaret River

Black Brewing Co

Black Brewing's well-made beers are approachable for beginner craft-beer fans – just don't expect any bold hop bombs – and brews like the crisp and citrusy extra pale ale (XPA) and rich milk stout go well with dishe…
Cave in Around Margaret River

Calgardup Cave

This self-guided cave is managed by the Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPAW), which provides helmets and torches. Calgardup Cave has a seasonal underground lake and is an attractive illustration of the role of th…
Bistro in Around Margaret River

Common

Pizza, burgers and hearty mains come with a side order of salty maritime breezes at this relaxed bistro a short walk from the surf at Gnarabup. Pair the barramundi fillet and garlic roasted potatoes with a glass of …
Cafe in Around Margaret River

White Elephant Cafe

Combining a simple pavilion and a spacious deck, White Elephant's location just metres from the cobalt waters of Gnarabup beach offers some of the best dining views around Margaret River. Wraps and burgers go well w…
Brewery in Around Margaret River

Cheeky Monkey Brewery

Set around a pretty lake, Cheeky Monkey has an expansive restaurant and lots of room for the kids to run around. Try the Hatseller Pilsner with bold New Zealand hops or the Belgian-style Hagenbeck Pale Ale. Decent f…
Bistro in Around Margaret River

Xanadu

Escape into your own personal pleasure dome in the hip and chic restaurant filling Xanadu's vast space. The menu of small and larger shared plates changes seasonally – we had terrific kangaroo with black garlic, che…
Bistro in Around Margaret River

Watershed Premium Wines

Famous for its 'Awakening' cabernet sauvignon, and regularly rated one of WA's best vineyard restaurants, Watershed offers dining options that include an informal cafe and a classier restaurant with expansive views …