The Margaret River Wine
Stopover on the way to Margaret River. Peppermint Grove Beach, WA It’s simply impossible to be in Margaret River without visiting the region’s world-famous wineries. Over 150 wine producers operate in Margaret River, making the region a paradise for wine aficionados. Among the most famous wineries in Margaret River are Brookwood Estate, Cape Naturaliste Vineyard, and Cape Mantelle – there are so many in the area that it’s difficult to just pick a few! Join a Margaret River Vintage Wine Tour and treat your tastebuds to local wine.
Margaret River is also renowned for its beautiful and unspoiled caves.
The most famous of these caves is Mammoth Cave, surrounded by forests in the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park. Over 500-metre-long and 30-metre-deep, the most intriguing part of the cave is the extinct animal fossils around the area, most of them being over 30,000 years old. Lake Cave at the aptly-named Caves Road also offers striking sceneries with its body of water reflecting off the cave’s magnificent centuries-old stalactites and stalagmites.
The Amazing Maze
Try your best not to get lost, and participate in a number of interesting challenges throughout. As soon as you reach the centre, you’ll be rewarded with a tower that gives you a great view of the whole area. There’s also an 18-hole mini golf course with five hectares of gardens full of native Australian flora, and a cafe to unwind with a cup of coffee.
Looming at Cape Leeuwin
For spectacular sceneries as well as an interesting history.
Cape Leeuwin is a must-visit when you’re in Margaret River. The area is the southwesternmost point of the Australian continent and where the Indian and Great Southern Oceans meet – expect to see crashing waves as the colours of the two oceans blend together! The main attraction is the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, built in the late 19th century and open to the public.