20 Family Things To Do In Margaret River Region In Winter

Girl and friendly Kangaroos at Yelverton Brook
Lake Cave Margaret River

Top 20 Family Things To Do In Margaret River Region In Winter

  1. Whale Watching in beautiful Flinders Bay in Augusta from June to Sept and visit the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse where the two oceans meet.
  2. Origins Markets in Busselton is all under cover with food, wine, local produce, and a great indoor playground
  3. Busselton Jetty & Underwater Observatory, options of walking or training out to the end plus great to try some fishing. Check out the Goose Restaurant for hot meal & drink afterwards.
  4. Caves Galore to explore, 4 x show caves being Jewel, Mammoth, Lake & Nigili with Ancient Lands display. Plus, a wild self-guided cave called Giants.
  5. Lunch at Swings & Roundabouts with an amazing playground for the kids.
  6. Tillers Dining or Epicuriosity Catering for a very special Private Chef Service in your private Lodge or Studio. Even the washing up is done for you.
  7. Gabrielles Chocolates for the very best warm choc chip cookies and famous hot chocolate drink a Bean to bar experience plus now WOW Illusions is onsite for the Children.
  8. Golf Gardens offer amazing range of Mini Golf, Supa Gold and now Soccer Golf. Plus, they have homemade Spelt pizzas and hot drinks.
  9.  Maison Lassiaille for amazing French pastries all handmade, a real delight to the eye & palate, even offers a High Tea – (just across the road from Golf Gardens)
  10. Discover Deadly for face to face with the critters, learn about our unique & special wildlife a beautiful warm environment on a winter’s day.
  11. Book a workshop with Happs Pottery to discover your inner potter and try their amazing local Icon Honey onsite as well.
  12. Visit Gnarabup Beach for walk embracing the clean salty air and the great lookout over the Indian Ocean. Then enjoy a meal & hot drink at the White Elephant Café inside by the log fire.
  13. Vasse Virgin all things olive oil now offers workshops for creating lip balms & perfumery, bookings essential via their website min 2 – max 6 each class. Plus, offer a wide array of skincare & hands on area to try their many products.
  14. Stop at Providore the one stop shop for delicious ingredients & ready to go meals and light lunches. Plus, Margaret River Coffee & Coward & Black Wines just around corner from sister Margaret River Chocolate Factory.
  15. If more adventurous try mountain bike hire from The Hairy Marron next to river in Margaret River, try the Wandani Track. Or in Dunsborough the Bike Shed offers both bikes for mountain trails in Meelup Park or easy beachside rides along the foreshore of Geographe Bay. For Ziplines & ropes try Next Level Monkey Business or Forest Adventures.
  16. Eagles Heritage is birds of prey, with raptor flying from the glove.
  17. Sunsets over the beautiful ocean like Surfers Point is great, the Normal Van supplies the best burgers. Or try Wydaup, Cowaramup Bay or Yallingup with a meal at Caves House Hotel afterwards with a amazing log fire.
  18. The Beerfarm is family friendly venue and Saturday nights offers Burnt End Smoking Co BBQ Platters. Tip – don’t be late as these sell out, best is to pre-book.
  19. Local Farmers Markets on offer in all directions – Busselton Foreshore, Cowaramup currently fortnightly. Margaret River Farmers Markets each Saturday morning for amazing local produce & gourmet supplies plus nice pancakes for breakfast & great coffee vans.
  20. Anniebrook Farm & Gifts – with so much on offer, the Barn is amazing like Aladdin’s cave filled with treasures, gifts, essential oils, clothing, silk flowers, books, jigsaws and wine plus more. Lovely onsite farm café with amazing Devonshire Teas, homemade pies, hearty soups & jams. Set on a working farm with great outdoor areas for children with lots of animals to see even guinea pigs mowing the lawns.
  21. BonusAt Yelverton Brook you get a real wildlife experience right on your doorstep with Kangaroos, Possums, Bandicoots and various birds. Even special fauna is included with your stay. Plus you enjoy free range farm fresh eggs in season as well. Plus, with a 100acs to explore with great walking trails and an easy 15mins drive to Busselton, Margaret River & Dunsborough. Less than 1 hr to Augusta so a great base so you only unpack once!

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