Top things to do in Margaret River & the Southwest Coast

Top Choice Farm in Manjimup

Truffle & Wine Co

To discover how the world's most expensive produce is harvested, follow your snout to the Truffle & Wine Co. Join a 2½-hour truffle hunt with the clever truffle-hunting Labradors from Friday to Sunday from June …
Top Choice Tapas in Cowaramup & Wilyabrup

Rustico at Hay Shed Hill

Vineyard views from Rustico's deck provide the background for a Spanish-influenced menu using the best of southwest Australian produce. Albany rock oysters are paired with Margaret River riesling, pork belly comes w…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Bunbury

Market Eating House

More evidence that Bunbury's dining scene has definitely become more interesting across recent years, the Market Eating House focuses on a custom-made wood-fired grill that is used for everything from chicken and fi…
Top Choice Sweets in Margaret River

Temper Temper

This colourful shrine to chocolate features a tasting area where you can try loads of free samples showcasing the difference between cacao from Cuba, Venezuela, Sumatra and Madagascar, and also enticingly rich slabs…
Top Choice Bistro in Manjimup

Tall Timbers

Tall Timbers' upscale pub food stretches from gourmet burgers to confit duck, but its real point of difference is wines from all southwest Australia. More than 40 wines are available, many from boutique vineyards th…
Top Choice Bistro in Dunsborough

Piari & Co

This relaxed and stylish bistro has a strong emphasis on local and seasonal produce. Small plates include Shark Bay prawns wrapped in ham, and a punchy combination of beef tartare and horseradish. Mains such as lamb…
Top Choice Brewery in Dunsborough

Eagle Bay Brewing Co

A lovely rural outlook; interesting beers and wines served in modern, spacious surroundings; and excellent food, including crisp wood-fired pizzas ($20 to $25). Keep an eye out for Eagle Bay's Single Batch Specials.
Landmark in Busselton

Busselton Jetty

Busselton's 1865 timber-piled jetty – the southern hemisphere's longest (1841m) – reopened in 2011 following a $27-million refurbishment. A little train chugs along to the Underwater Observatory, where tours take pl…
Lighthouse in Augusta & Around

Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Wild and windy Cape Leeuwin, where the Indian and Southern Oceans meet, is the most southwesterly point in Australia. It takes its name from a Dutch ship that passed here in 1622. The lighthouse (1896), WA's tallest…
Japanese in Margaret River

Miki's Open Kitchen

Secure a spot around the open kitchen and enjoy the irresistible theatre of the Miki's team creating innovative Japanese spins on the best of WA seafood and produce. Combine a Margaret River wine with the $60 multi-…