Mandalay Holiday Resort
Busselton, WA

Dunsborough and Margaret River Explorer

From coastal and cultural attractions to award-winning cellar doors, this three-day, 583-kilometre journey is a fantastic introduction to the unparalleled wonders of Margaret River and Dunsborough. Put on your hiking boots, lay out a towel on a secluded beach or pull up a chair at a world-class winery, and forget about the world for a while.

Pointing south from Perth, pause in Dunsborough for picnic provisions. As turquoise waters lap at your feet, get acquainted with the region’s captivating coastal beauty on a stroll along Meelup Beach, Eagle Bay or Bunker Bay.

Carve out a section of the iconic 135-kilometre Cape to Cape Track to explore – between September and December, migrating humpback whales might keep you company in the waters below. Scale the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse for entrancing views of the mighty Indian Ocean. And, as dusk falls, watch the sun sink below the horizon at stunning Sugarloaf Rock.

From Dunsborough, follow Caves Road to Margaret River – one of those destinations where unforgettable experiences loom around every corner. Along the way, Aboriginal legends come alive in Wardandi Noongar country as spectacular rock formations are illuminated during a tour of Ngilgi Cave.

Lush vineyards, towering karri trees and pristine beaches chase each other along Caves Road as you wind your way to Margaret River’s world-famous cellar doors. Swirl, sniff and savour the region’s signature cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay. Graze and laze over a long lunch of locally sourced delicacies. Meet the makers and hear the passion they pour into every drop. It’s not hard to see how this place earned its gold-standard reputation.

Surfing at Margaret River is a major drawcard. Jump on a board or watch a pro – or a pod of dolphins – surfing the wave breaks at Surfers Point. The salt air and sea spray revitalise and restoring.

Dunsborough and Margaret River Explorer

Perth, Perth, Western Australia, 6000

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