The Margaret River Region is a myriad of arts, culture, history and heritage. The amazing landscape, vibrant community and access to unique materials in the Margaret River Region all help to inspire the region’s internationally and nationally acclaimed artisans, including photographers, jewellers, painters, potters, furniture makers and more. The natural beauty, fresh coastal air and high concentration of wellness practitioners make the Margaret River Region a haven for people seeking health, beauty and wellbeing. Or if you’re in need of a little retail therapy, the region is a boutique shopper’s dream – clothes, souvenirs, gifts, books, gourmet food items, vintage accessories… there are inviting little shops tucked around every corner.
Take a guided cultural tour and learn about the traditional owners of the region, the Wadandi people’s fascinating culture and incredible knowledge of their environment – taste native foods, discover bush medicine and meet the animals, plants and Dreaming spirits that have enriched the lives of the Wadandi people since time began. Visit some of the historic houses of the early settlers in Ellensbrook (near Margaret River) and Wonnerup (near Busselton). Learn how agricultural and timber exporting empires emerged. Walk along the historical 1.8 kilometre Busselton Jetty or climb to the top of Cape Leeuwin and Cape Naturaliste lighthouses which protect the capes.
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