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Tourism guide for the Margaret River & surrounding regions

Summer | Autumn 2017

BUSSELTON | DUNSBOROUGH | YALLINGUP | COWARAMUP | MARGARET RIVER | AUGUSTA | CAPEL | NANNUP


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Front cover: Summer | Autumn 2017 (Edition 95) Top photo: It's a "down south" summer at Boranup – beach, surfing and four-wheel-driving with those contrasting blues and whites of sand, ocean, surf and sky. Photo: Margaret River Find the Fun. Bottom Left: Fun and laughter at the South West Craft Beer Festival in Busselton in February. Photo: Elements Margaret River. Bottom Right: "Layla – the grand-daughter of surf god Huey" (public art on the coast near the Margaret River mouth – Artist: Russell Sheridan). Photo: Random Lights Photography. Acknowledgements: We would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of this land we live and work on and pay our respect to the Elders past, present and future. Photography: Thank you to the following who have kindly permitted use of images in this publication: Arts Margaret River, Busselton Fringe, Elements Margaret River, Eliot Welsford, Harvest Tours, Leeuwin Estate Vineyard, Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association, Margaret River Find the Fun, Margaret River Wine Association, Nannup Music Festival, Paul Pittaway and Random Lights Photography.

elcome to the Guide to Australia’s South West Capes. This Guide is a comprehensive source of information on all there is to do, see and experience in the beautiful Margaret River Region as well as the picturesque Shires of Nannup and Capel. It contains a lot of handy maps, information, facts and guides that we hope you will find useful for planning your holiday itinerary in the comfort of a local café or hotel room or while travelling around the region. You might even want to take it home and pass on to your friends and family, or view the e-book version from www.capesguide.com.au. We would love to get your feedback on the Guide so we can continually improve it year after year. Please email us at feedback@capesguide.com.au.

GUIDE INDEX Welcome to the Margaret River Region..................................................3-5 Special events................................................................................................ 6-8 Something new.................................................................................................9 Scenic drives.............................................................................................. 10-11 Attractions & Things to Do.................................................................... 12-15 Caves.................................................................................................................16 Lighthouses......................................................................................................17 Weddings & celebrations..............................................................................17 Galleries...................................................................................................... 18-19 Accommodation........................................................................................20-21 Dining...........................................................................................................22-23 Food trails..................................................................................................24-26 Breweries & distilleries..................................................................................27 Wineries......................................................................................................28-29 Fishing & camping..........................................................................................30 Nannup & Capel..............................................................................................31

Disclaimer: This Guide is produced by Caroline Beamond and Kylie

Byfield of Guide to Australia’s South West Capes. While all care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this guide at time of printing, the publishers accept no responsibility for inaccuracy or mis-description whether by inclusion or omission, nor for any change or withdrawal of prices, details or services shown which are subject to alteration without notice. Map information is not comprehensive and is for illustration purposes only. Visitor Guide Design: Planet Graphics, Busselton T: (08) 9752 1212 • www.planetgraphics.com.au Copyright: ©2016 – All rights reserved. No material published in the magazine may be reproduced in whole or part without prior written authority.

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MARGARET RIVER REGION ... a destination for all seasons

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o matter what time of year you visit the Margaret River Region, you

will have a great time. There is so much to see, do and experience … your biggest challenge will be fitting it all in! Swim at pristine beaches, ride the surf, explore an ancient cave, stroll through a tranquil forest, sample world-class wines and beers, savour fine food, marvel at the creative spirit in art galleries, soak up the sounds of live music and browse through lively markets and quirky shops. And that’s just the beginning … The region stretches between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin and incorporates the townships of Busselton, Dunsborough, Yallingup, Cowaramup, Margaret River and Augusta. The Wardandi Noongar people are the traditional owners of the land. They are forest and saltwater people and are strongly connected to the land and sea. At the north of the Capes region, Busselton is nestled on the sandy shores of Geographe Bay and is the business hub. Visit the Busselton Jetty and its amazing Underwater Observatory or indulge in fishing or water sports in the bay. Further west is Dunsborough, with its sheltered beaches and picnic areas perfect for family outings, fishing, kayaking and other water sports. Visit the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and see the humpback whales in Geographe Bay from September to early December. Or head to Yallingup for some pounding surf, lovely coastal walks and stunning sunsets. Heading south, discover Cowaramup - a bustling little centre known affectionately by the locals as “Cowtown”. Have your photo taken with the life-size fibreglass cows in the streets, pause for a coffee and then wander through some of the town’s interesting shops. And if you thought the town was so-named because of the cows and dairy industry, think again (see “What’s Up?” p4). Then it’s on to Margaret River, best known for its wine and surf. And there is so much more to this town which has interesting shops, galleries and boutiques to browse, and restaurants, bars and cafés that provide some of the region’s best live music and nightlife. There’s lots to see and do: stroll through QUINNINUP FALLS forest along the banks of the Margaret River, cycle tracks, try stand-up paddling, enjoy a gourmet dinner, or catch a show at Arts Margaret River. At the southern end of the Cape is Augusta, home to the historic Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. It’s a top spot for river or ocean fishing, kiteboarding, kayaking, snorkelling and swimming. And it’s the best place for whale watching from June-August.

SPECIAL EVENTS

The region hosts a range of special events throughout the year (see Calendar of Events p8). There are also colourful weekend markets (see p6).

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS Dial 000 for Police, Ambulance, Fire and Emergency Services Augusta Hospital Donovan Street, Augusta WA 6290 T: (08) 9758 3222 Busselton Hospital Mill Road, Busselton WA 6280 T: (08) 9753 6000 Margaret River Hospital Farrelly Street, Margaret River WA 6285 T: (08) 9757 0400 Nannup Hospital Carey Street, Nannup WA 6275 T: (08) 9756 3800 Bunbury Hospital

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MARGARET RIVER REGION OFF-ROAD ADVENTURES

VISITOR CENTRES If you would like to find out more about the region, call into one of the region's visitor centres where the professional and well trained staff will be able to assist. A FREE accommodation and tour booking service is available from Visitor Centres.

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Busselton Visitor Centre

Busselton Foreshore Beach end of Queen St near the Jetty Busselton WA  6280 Open Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm Sat, Sun & Public Holidays: 9.30am - 4.30pm Closed Christmas Day T: (08) 9752 5800

Dunsborough Visitor Centre

Shop 1 Dunn Bay Centre, 31 Dunn Bay Road Dunsborough WA 6281 Open Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm Sat, Sun & Public Holidays: 9.30am - 4.30pm Closed Christmas Day T: (08) 9755 3517

Margaret River Visitor Centre

100 Bussell Highway (corner Tunbridge Street) Margaret River WA 6285 Open 9am – 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day T: (08) 9780 5911

Augusta Visitor Centre Corner Ellis Street & Blackwood Avenue Augusta WA 6290 Open Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm Sat, Sun & Public Holidays: 9.30am - 4.30pm Closed Christmas Day T: (08) 9758 0166

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ART, MUSIC AND CULTURE

An incredible range of quality art is produced by the region’s artisans. You can marvel at their work at galleries throughout the region (see Gallery Guide p18-19 or visit www.margaretriverartisans.com.au). Special concerts featuring high-profile artists are staged at various wineries throughout the year and there is a thriving live music scene at pubs, breweries and restaurants every weekend. For live theatre and performances, visit: www.artsmargaretriver.com.

WINE, BEER AND FOOD

If you’re a lover of fine wine, cold beer and exceptional food, you may need to extend your Photo: Margaret River Find the Fun stay in this region! There is so much to savour, taste and sample. See Dining Guide (p22-23), Food Trails (p24-26), Cellar Door Guide (p28-29), and Brewery & Distillery Guide (p27).

IN, ON AND AROUND WATER

Many visitors come to this region for its beaches and coastline and chances are you will do something in, on or around water during your stay here. Try swimming, snorkelling, fishing (see Fishing Guide p30), surfing, bodyboarding, standup paddling, kitesurfing, kayaking, boating, diving, sailing or whale watching. Divers will especially enjoy the spectacular coral beneath the Busselton Jetty or the world renowned Swan Dive Wreck at Dunsborough. And don’t forget the rivers. You can kayak, swim and fish in the Margaret and Blackwood Rivers.

BUS SERVICES

Daily bus/coach services run between Perth and the Margaret River region. South West Coach Lines

T: (08) 9261 7600 Departs Perth daily from the airports and the Bus Port in Perth City.

Trans WA

T: 1300 662 205 Also operates a daily bus service from East Perth.

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NATURE LOVERS

There are lots of places to enjoy a peaceful stroll or cycle through the bush and forests in this region, or along the coast. Hike a section of the Cape to Cape Track (or challenge yourself and do the whole 140km from Dunsborough to Augusta), walk the Meelup Reserve Trail near Dunsborough, stroll through Boranup Forest just north of Hamelin Bay, wander or pedal along the Rails to Trails (Cowaramup to south of Margaret River) or explore the Busselton to Dunsborough bike/walk path. Or you might want to sleep under the stars (see Camping Guide p30).

WHAT’S “UP”?

Many visitors are curious to know why so many towns in this region end in “up”. The origin of these names can be traced back to the traditional owners of the land, the Noongar people. The “up” means “place of”. SO: • Yallingup means “place of love” • Cowaramup means “place of the cowara” (an Aboriginal word for the purple-crowned lorikeet) • Quindalup means “place of quendas” (also known as Southern Brown Bandicoots) • Nannup means “stopping place”.

PUBLIC TOILETS Public toilets are available throughout the region at all Visitor Centres, most tourist attractions (e.g. caves, lighthouses), most popular beach carparks, parks and picnic sites, campgrounds, recreation centres and petrol stations. For a full list and map: www.toiletmap.gov.au.


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WEATHER

TIME ZONES

The Margaret River region enjoys a mild Mediterreanean climate so it’s a great place to visit any time of the year. In Summer (December-February), average maximum temperatures are 25-30 degrees Celsius. Days are generally warm and sunny and there is little rain (just right for heading to the beach or for a bushwalk). Nights can be cool, so take a light jacket if you’re heading out in the evenings. In Autumn (March-May), the days get a bit cooler and are often sunny, warm and calm with little wind. Nights can be cool to cold. Winter (June-August) is the rainy season, yet there are often still plenty of glorious sunny days, with temperatures around 16-18 degrees Celsius. Mornings and evenings are cooler, with temperatures falling to around 8 degrees Celsius. It’s a great time to see migrating whales in Augusta and enjoy a log fire and a glass of red wine. In Spring (September-November), temperatures are mild and days start to get longer and warmer. This is the season for stunning displays of wildflowers and to see whales in Geographe Bay near Dunsborough.

Western Australia is in the time zone known as Australian Western Standard Time and is GMT + 8:00. Other States in Australia are 1.5 to 3 hours ahead of WA (depending on season). Here, you are in the same time zone as Bali, China, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Brunei Darussalam. DISTANCES

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Perth to Busselton 2.5 hrs Busselton to Dunsborough 20 mins Busselton to Yallingup 30 mins Busselton to Margaret River 40 mins Busselton to Augusta 70 mins Busselton to Capel 20 mins Busselton to Nannup 50 mins Perth to Margaret River 3 hrs Margaret River to Busselton 40 mins Margaret River to 45 mins Dunsborough / Yallingup Margaret River to Augusta 30 mins Margaret River to Prevelly 15 mins Margaret River to Nannup 60 mins Augusta to Nannup 70 mins Note: Indicative estimates only

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Event Snapshots Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival iterary types won’t want to miss

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the Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival on June 2-4 - a three-day storytelling spectacular featuring author talks, interviews, discussions, book signings and workshops with up to 50 writers and presenters. The festival will bring an array of thoughtprovoking writers to South West WA including novelists, journalists and established and emerging storytellers from WA, interstate and overseas. With the 2017 theme “Where stories come alive”, it’s a festival not to be missed whether

you’re into surfing, travelling, cooking, politics, international issues, history, illustration or reading and writing of all types. www.mrrwfestival.com | T: (08) 9758 7316

Marathon on Saturday, March 11. www.allbarnone.com | T: 0411 133 954

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- Apr 1 is where renowned creative thinkers share stories and inspire others in creative fields.  Thought leaders work alongside attendees in hands-on workshops to create and collaborate with creatives from all different backgrounds. The four-day festival, now in its fifth year, promises its best program and speaker line-up yet. www.emergencecreative.com

Margaret River Marathons n what is set to become a highlight on the sporting calendar, the first Margaret River Marathon will be staged in May 2017. Just like the Medoc Marathon in Bordeaux, France, the Margaret River race will be a fun social event running through the vineyards and vines of the region. It will be preceded by the fourth annual Sandalford Margaret River Vineyard Half

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Emergence Creative Festival mergence Creative Festival on March 29

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Pedal for charity et on your bike on April 22 for the

Rotary Tour of the Blackwood - a 134km charity bike ride through the Blackwood Valley. Organised by the Bridgetown Rotary Club, the event raises funds to promote Youth Mental Health. There are three courses to suit all levels of riders and a good field of cyclists is expected. They will ride from Bridgetown, through Balingup and Nannup before finishing back in Bridgetown. www.blackwoodtour.info

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Busselton Fringe vibrant festival with a feast of artistic

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MARKET DAYS Augusta Community Markets Busselton Community Garden Market Busselton Foreshore Market Busselton Rotary Market Dunsborough Market

Jan 8 & 22, Feb 19, Mar 5, Apr 16, Jun 4 (8am - noon) Main street, Augusta 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month (8am - noon) Cnr Strelly St & Roe Terrace, Busselton 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday of each month (7am - noon) Signal Park, Busselton 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month (7am - 12.30pm) Signal Park, Busselton 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month (7am - noon) Lions Park, Dunsborough

Margaret River Farmers' Market

Every Saturday (8am - noon) Margaret River Education Campus, Bussell Highway Margaret River Margaret River Lions Club Garage Sale Fortnightly Saturdays (8am - 12:30pm) Lions Shed, 12 Burton Road, Margaret River Margaret River Town Square Markets

Most Sundays (9am - noon) 137 Bussell Highway, Margaret River

Nannup Village Markets

Every 2nd Saturday (8am - noon) Nannup

The Shed Markets

EveryThursday & Friday (10am-6pm), Saturday & Sunday (9am-3pm), Eat Street open late Friday (until 8pm), Twilight Markets on Fridays until 8pm (Nov-Feb) cnr Caves Road & Bussell Hwy, Abbey, Busselton 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month (7am - noon) Kaloorup Road, Vasse

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mediums such as street theatre, stand up comedy, visual art, dance, circus, musical theatre, burlesque and so much more. The event runs from March 3-11 with performances at various South West attractions such as the Busselton Jetty and Ngilgi Cave.  The Fringe finale takes place at the ArtGeo Cultural Complex with a street closure, pop up bar, live music, delicious food and all round chilled out vibe.  Sit and relax whilst being entertained by a blend of local community and visiting artists. Enjoy a children’s dance show, local ukulele band, aerial trapeze or body art parade. The event boasts a balance of free family fun and inexpensive ticketed shows covering a range of content. www.busseltonfringe.com.au

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Get ready to rock at Southbound et ready to rock at the Southbound

music festival in Busselton from December 27-29. As always, there’s a sizzling line-up of Australian and international artists to keep music-lovers movin’ and groovin’ before the New Year. You can camp out and there are food and market stalls at the venue. www.sunsetevents.com.au/event/ southbound-festival/

Free family fun at Cowaramup Sundowners ut on your dancing shoes, pack a picnic,

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grab a group of family or friends and head down to Pioneer Park in Cowaramup every


Sunday in February, 5-7pm, for Arts Margaret River’s Sundowners. Two live bands are featured each week at these popular free family concerts. Bring your own picnic or buy from fundraising food stalls on site. www.artsmargaretriver.com T: (08) 9758 7316

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Movies under the stars his is outdoor cinema at its best! Movie buffs can indulge in Movies at Cape Mentelle in Margaret River from December - April, or lie back on the lawns for Garden Cinema at Caves House Hotel in Yallingup from

mid December - March. At Cape Mentelle, relax under the stars on your bean bed, enjoy a glass of fine wine and some gourmet food, and take in a movie in the beautiful winery gardens. At Caves House, bring your own picnic or buy food from the bar before the movie starts at 8pm. Cape Mentelle: www.capementelle.com.au/Events/Moviesat-Cape-Mentelle | T: (08) 9757 0888 Caves House: www.caveshousehotelyallingup.com.au/ outdoor-cinema | T: (08) 9750 1888

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Find your groove at Nannup et in the groove and discover a feast

of new and emerging music talent at the Nannup Music Festival on the March long weekend (March 3-6). There’s something for everyone at the four-day festival: lots of music of all sorts (of course!), Wildcraft and other workshops, an art trail walk along the river, a five-course degustation dinner from Fervor featuring local and bush foods, Indigenous performers and workshops, trapeze displays and workshops, street theatre, markets and more. The music keeps coming at multiple venues throughout the town all weekend, and dedicated fans can camp at the pop-up festival campground at the Nannup Recreation Centre. Day and all weekend tickets are available. www.nannupmusicfestival.org T: (08) 9756 1511

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Dive in for the Busselton Jetty Swim atch all the action when more than

2000 swimmers dive in for the 3.6km Sunsmart Busselton Jetty Swim on February 11-12. There’s two days of entertainment, activities and family-friendly fun, with the big swim on the morning of Sunday, February 12. Solo swimmers and relay teams of two and four will take part in the main event. Then the

kids take to the water at 11am for the first Busselton Jetty Kid’s Swim - a 222-metre event for 8-12 year olds. www.busseltonjettyswim.org.au

Race through the Dunsborough wilderness -Adventure is Australia’s largest off-

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road triathlon. About 1500 competitors of all ages and levels will step up to the challenge on March 25-26, racing solo or in relay teams. They will complete an ocean swim, trail run and mountain bike ride on stunning coastal trails and in the turquoise waters of beautiful Geographe Bay. There’s also a kids event with a 200-metre swim, a 2.5km trail run, and a 4km mountain bike ride. www.rapidascent.com.au/xadventure

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2017 Quit Forest Rally

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when the Quit Forest Rally returns to Busselton and Nannup on 21-23 April 2017.  Part of the Australian Rally Championship, the event attracts Australia’s best rally crews. The rally starts Friday night at Barnard Park on the Busselton foreshore before moving to Nannup on Saturday and Sunday. www.rallywa.com or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/QuitForestRally/

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Calendar of Events Cinema – Arts Margaret River (every Fri, Sat & Sun) Salsa dancing every Fri at Yallingup Deck (Nov-Apr) & Caves House Hotel (May-Jun) Garden Cinema @ Caves House Hotel, Yallingup (every Tues & Thurs from Dec 13-late Feb) Movies at Cape Mentelle (Dec-Apr) Rikai Exhibition @ Art Geo (until Dec 5) South West Institute of Technology (Busselton Campus) Student Exhibition @ Courthouse Gallery (Nov 23-Dec 13) Susan Blyth–Jennings Exhibition @ Courthouse Gallery (Dec 14-Jan 11) Painted Liaisons, Carmen McFaull Exhibition @ Art Geo Gallery (Dec 10-Jan 16) A Taste of Summer exhibition - Vasse Felix (until Jan 29) Doug Chambers Exhibition @ Art Geo Gallery (Feb 25-Apr 2) Molly Coy and Dr Clair Bolton Exhibition @ Art Geo Gallery (Apr 8-May 14) November Gourmet Escape – Leeuwin Estate (Nov 18-20) International cabernet tasting – Cape Mentelle (Nov 18) Fair Harvest Sundowner & Brazillian Barbecue (Nov 20) Light the Night – fundraising walk, Busselton Jetty (Nov 26) Fair Harvest Permaculture Festival of Fibre (Nov 27) December Cape Lodge Cooking Demonstration & Lunch: Festive Seasons Menu (Dec 3) Sunsmart Ironman WA 2016 - Busselton (Dec 4) Sound & Sense - Vasse Felix (Dec 9-11) WASO Symphony in the City – live simulcast @ Arts Margaret River (Dec 10) Speedway – Margaret River (Dec 10) Salvos Charity Toy Ride (Dec 11) Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier – concert @ Arts Margaret River (Dec 16)

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Cape Lodge Cooking Demonstration & Lunch: Summer Brunches (Dec 17) Festive Feast @ Pullman Bunker Bay Resort (Dec 25) Southbound 2016 - music festival – Busselton (Dec 27-29) New Year’s Eve Degustation – Leeuwin Estate (Dec 31) January Festival of Busselton (all January) Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespeare in the Vines, Voyager Estate (Jan 6) Speedway – Margaret River (Jan 7) Bernard Fanning in concert – Leeuwin Estate (Jan 7) Family Fun Day – Foreshore Park – Nannup (Jan 24) WA Circus Festival, Karridale (Jan 26-29) February Cowaramup Sundowners, live music in Pioneer Park (5-7pm every Sunday in Feb) Busselton Jetty Swim (Feb 11-12) South West Craft Beer Festival – Busselton (Feb 11) James Taylor in concert – Leeuwin Estate (Feb 18) Speedway – Margaret River (Feb 25) March The Listies – kids live show @ Arts Margaret River (Mar 2) Nannup Music Festival (Mar 3-6) Busselton Fringe (Mar 3-11) Augusta River Festival (Mar 5) Sandalford Vineyard Half Marathon (Mar 11) Black Dog Ride (Mar 19) Speedway – Margaret River (Mar 25) X-Adventure – triathlon Dunsborough (Mar 25-26) Emergence Creative Festival (Mar 29-Apr 1) April Margaret River Pro – international surfing event (Apr) Stones In His Pockets – live theatre @ Arts Margaret River (Apr 9) Speedway – Margaret River (Apr 14-15) Quit Forest Rally – Nannup (Apr 21-23) Rotary Tour of the Blackwood – cycling Nannup (22 Apr) Margaret River Region Open Studios – art festival (Apr 22 – May 7) May Sunsmart Festival of Triathlon – Busselton (May 5-7) Shirley Valentine – live theatre @ Arts Margaret River (May 11) Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow – Arts Margaret River (May 28) Margaret River Marathon (May) June Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival – Arts Margaret River (Jun 2-4) Jazz by the Bay (Jun 2-5) Knotting Hill Annual Marron Feast (Jun 2-5)

2017 July: South West Mudfest Deja Moo – Cowaramup Books by the Bay Cabin Fever (proposed event) August: Busselton Regional City to Surf Series Nannup Flower & Garden Festival (Aug 17-20) CinefestOZ Film Festival (Aug 23-27) September: Blooming Wild Festival Blackwood Classic 2000 – Nannup Busselton Wildflower Exhibition October: Oktoberfest – Busselton Agricultural Shows – Busselton, Margaret River, Augusta Dardanup Bull & Barrel Festival Cape to Cape MTB – cycling event November: Augusta Adventure Fest Dunsborough Songfest Tour of Margaret River – cycling event Margaret River Gourmet Escape More information: contact local Visitor Centres or visit www.margaretriver.com Note: Dates may vary from those published

WA PUBLIC HOLIDAYS (Dec 2016 -Nov 2017) Sun 25 Dec

Christmas Day

Mon 26 Dec Tues 27 Dec

Boxing Day In lieu for Christmas Day

Sun 1 Jan Mon 2 Jan

New Year's Day In lieu for New Year’s Day

Thu 26 Jan

Australia Day

Mon 6 Mar

Labour Day

Fri 14 Apr

Good Friday

Mon 17 Apr

Easter Monday

Tues 25 Apr

ANZAC Day

Mon 5 Jun

Western Australia Day

Mon 25 Sep

Queen's Birthday

WA SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 2016 - 2017 2016

Thurs 15 Dec - Wed 1 Feb

2017

Sat 8 Apr - Sun 23 Apr Sat 1 Jul - Sun 16 Jul Sat 23 Sep - Sun 8 Oct


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f you’re a return visitor to the Margaret River region wondering what’s new to see, do, taste and experience, then wonder no more – this is your guide to something new: FLAVOURS OF FRANCE The delicious flavours and aromas of France have arrived in Metricup with the opening of the Fre Jac French Café & Bakery on Harman’s Mill Road, co-located with Silk Road. Owners Jean-Marie and Roselyne are already well known to people throughout the South West for the lovely breads and pastries they sell from weekly food markets and their Vasse bakery. Their new Metricup café will provide an authentic French dining experience for locals and visitors alike, serving breakfast, lunch and morning/afternoon teas every day of the week. They can also pack up a gourmet hamper for you if you fancy a picnic somewhere. T: 0427 833 885 317 Harman’s Mill Road, Metricup FRESH TRACKS IN SURFING If surfing’s your thing, check out the new surf shop Fresh Tracks near the beach at Gnarabup (it’s in the same complex as Margaret River Beach Resort and The Common). It’s got some funky new beach fashion and jewellery as well as surf hardware. Here you can also buy or hire a surfboard or a SUP to try your hand at Stand Up Paddleboarding. Or take off on a surfing eco adventure! T: (08) 9757 1111 1 Resort Place, Gnarabup www.freshtracksmargs.com MARRON ON THE MENU In the not-too-distant past, Katch-Up was a burger place on Margaret River’s main street. Now, it has been re-born as the town’s only specialty seafood restaurant called, appropriately, Katch-Up Seafood Restaurant. Here, they take the freshest local and seasonal produce to create innovative dishes with Australian and European influences. Marron – a freshwater crayfish only found in the South West of Western Australia - is one of the favourites, served with a pistachio and lime butter on seafood risotto with broccolini. Delicious! If you’re craving something else, a selection of tasty meat dishes are also on offer, as well as vegetarian and gluten-free options. Katch-Up is fully licensed and open for lunch and dinner every day. Reservations are recommended. T: (08) 9757 3232 | Corner of Bussell Highway & Forrest Road, Margaret River (top of the hill in the main street) www.katch-up.com.au

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GET THE GOOD STUFF AT THE GREEN GRAIN Blink and you might miss it! Tucked away on Bussell Highway in Cowaramup is a new fresh food and wholefood store called The Green Grain. Stop off to pick up locally sourced fresh, organic produce and other items like honey, oils, grains, nuts, eggs, meat, dairy products, gluten-free breads, pickles and chutneys, and more. T: (08) 9755 9723 Bussell Highway, Cowaramup SWEET AND STICKY TREATS Bettenay Wines and the Margaret River Nougat Company are always introducing new taste sensations for visitors and this season they’ve introduced two new liqueurs. Their Chocolatto is a decadent chocolate Port made from dark, rich chocolate flowing through a heady Shiraz/Cabernet Port. And then there’s Vermaux – a Vermouth with an Aussie touch created by the addition of Australian botanicals. This can be enjoyed on its own, with ice or as a Martini cocktail. T: (08) 9755 5539 Corner Tom Cullity Drive & Miamup Road, Cowaramup www.margaretrivernougat.com.au LAZER TAG FUN AT XSCAPE  The Xscape at the Cape Fun Park just north of Dunsborough has long been a favourite for families and kids and in December 2016 they will be introducing the brand new "Amaze 'N' Lazer" in the Mine Shaft Maze. The Lazer Tag is an exciting and interactive team game using technology from Australia's own award winning "Battlefield Sports". The park has loads of other fun attractions and you can spend hours enjoying a picnic in the shady grounds, relaxing in the Xscape Café, or simply savouring an award-winning Two Fat Cows Icecream! T: 9750 5150 Corner of Caves Road & Quindalup Siding Road, Dunsborough www.xscapeatthecape.com.au

FARM, FLOWERS, WINE…. AND NOW FOOD! The Anniebrook Wine and Flower Emporium at Carbanup is constantly evolving and has now added the Farm Café. Drop by for some country style fare (morning or afternoon tea or for lunch) and enjoy the view of the peaceful farm surrounds. Kids will love the farm animals and rustic kitchen herb garden. Don’t leave without tasting some of the quality, handcrafted wines or browse through the extensive emporium. Anniebrook is open daily 9.30am-4.30pm (closed Tuesdays). T: (08) 9755 1155 | 247 Wildwood Road, Carbanup | www.anniebrook.com.au INDULGE AND DISCOVER If you’re looking for a new tour experience in the Margaret River region, consider Harvest Tours’ one-day Indulge and Discover Tour that receives rave reviews from travellers. Your day starts with an informative visit to Yahava KoffeeWorks where you can see coffee bean roasting and do a tasting. Then it’s off to Prevelly Beach for a view of the spectacular coastline before heading to McHenry Hohnen for wine tasting paired with free range meats. After a relaxing winery lunch, you visit Ngilgi Cave to see and feel Australian Aboriginal heritage on a guided tour then call in to the Yallingup Shearing Shed. The next stop is at Vasse Virgin to sample olive oil products and gourmet foods before finishing the tour (in Summer) at Bootleg Brewery. T: 0429 728 687 www.harvesttours.com.au RIVERVIEW CABINS GOOD AS NEW There’s been a lot of work going on at Riverview Tourist Park in Margaret River, with 10 of their chalets getting a new lease of life. The 2- and 3-bedroom chalets are basically brand new after being completely renovated over Winter. New cupboards, bathrooms and kitchens, fresh floor and window treatments, and new furnishings will ensure guests enjoy a pleasant stay in the park, which fronts on to the Margaret River and is within walking distance of the town centre. T: (08) 9757 2270 www.riverviewtouristpark.com capesguide.com.au • 9


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the region that meander through picturesque countryside. However, please be careful and travel at a suitable speed for road and weather conditions. To make your day out as enjoyable as possible, consider the following tips: • Make sure to only pull over or off the road at safe locations • Allow plenty of time to enjoy each attraction so you don’t feel rushed • Learn more about the featured venues in the scenic drive routes by referring to the relevant section in the Guide • Double check opening hours as they can vary throughout the year • Pre-book your table for lunch or dinner during peak holiday seasons and long weekends. Busselton Accom Options: Busselton Beach Resort, Four Seasons Holiday Park, Mandalay Holiday Resort & Tourist Park Start your tour at the Busselton beachfront, and admire the views over magnificent Geographe Bay. Go for a brisk walk out on the Busselton Jetty to enjoy some fresh salt air or climb aboard the Jetty Train. Either way, you will be astounded by the spectacular marine life you can view from the giant undersea windows in the Underwater Observatory. On your return, walk or drive into town to visit the Art Geo Cultural Complex for a mix of art, heritage and culture. Take an audio tour of this old courthouse that is now a modern-day art gallery or wander around the town’s main shopping precinct and absorb the village ambience and specialty stores of Fig Tree Lane. When you are ready, drive south along Busselton Bypass and take a left turn onto Lakeview Boulevard at Vasse Estate. Less than 10 minutes from town centre, you will discover The Fat Chef Café. Both kid and dog friendly, you are assured of a warm welcome and tasty café style food in the charming vintage surrounds. Retrace back to the Bypass and continue south, turning right at the Vasse Roundabout. When you reach the Caves Road roundabout, turn left to find The Shed Markets - a perfect spot for organic/ wholefood produce and a boho vibe. On Friday evenings, enjoy some tasty Eat Street tucker or forage for a bargain at the Twilight Markets (NovFeb). Return to town via Bussell Highway. Perhaps you might like to try your hand at catching your own supper? Then book yourself on a Legend Charters deep sea fishing charter before you settle down for the night. Tours regularly depart from Port Geographe Marina, Busselton (weather permitting). Dunsborough-Yallingup Accom Options: Whalers Cove Villas Start in Dunsborough, dropping in to Peko Peko for some feel good food. Then head west along


Caves Road, turning left on Biddle Road, left into Quedjinup Drive and following this around to find Icons by Marice on Parkfield Close (open by appointment). Here you can view traditional icons or order your own custom made art piece. Alternatively, stay on Caves Road to Yallingup for an inspiring walk along this world famous beach. Afterwards, retrace your journey and turn south at the old Yallingup Hall onto Caves Road. Down a way, turn right at Canal Rocks Road. Visit Smith’s Beach and see the interesting rock formations at Canal Rocks. Back at the Caves Road intersection, turn right and continue south on Caves Road until you reach Clairault | Streicker for wine tasting or a memorable lunch. Once replete, return north along Caves Road and turn right into Wildwood Road. Down a way is Yallingup Shearing Shed where you can see a shearing demonstration and watch trained sheepdogs work (11am most days). Or check out the stylish merino wool fashions in the shop or pick up a pair of snuggly Ugg boots. Turn left as you come out of the gate and meander down the winding Wildwood Road. Turn right onto Abbey Farm Road and follow the signs to John Streater Fine Furniture. John’s bespoke furniture is showcased alongside other internationally recognised artists at his gallery. Return to Wildwood Road and further along discover Anniebrook Wine & Flower Emporium’s profusion of silk flowers, unique gifts, wine tasting and ever-popular scones and cream at the Farm Café. Turn right onto Wildwood Road and then left into Chain Avenue for a lovely drive through tall trees back to Caves Road. Turn left to Dunsborough, and if you have kids on board, burn off some excess energy at the Xscape at the Cape Fun Park. Alternatively, if you need some retail therapy, drop in to One Palm – a funky new boutique right in the centre of town. Why not finish the day by sharing fish and chips at the beachfront. Call into Squid Lips to order your dinner with a gourmet twist! If this day out has whet your appetite, you might like to relax and be hosted by Harvest Tours for another day of exploration at a range of other popular attractions in the northern part of the region. Metricup - Gracetown - Cowaramup Accom Options: Taunton Farm Holiday Park, Forest Rise Eco Retreat Start your tour at the little historic timber church on the corner of Metricup Road and Bussell Highway north of Cowaramup. Travel west along Metricup Road and stop off at Knotting Hill Estate where you walk across a 45m foot bridge to get to the limestone cellar door. Sample some wines and perhaps indulge in a selection from their tapas or platter menu while enjoying a spectacular view of the lake. You might also want to plan a return visit for their annual Marron Feast in June each year. Next stop is Woody Nook Wines a little further down the road. With a lovely forest

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backdrop and charming, rustic décor, the Nookery Café is an ideal place to pause for lunch or a coffee and snack. On a sunny day, you can sit outside - or cosy up indoors if it’s raining. Make sure you try their Nooky Delight Port and perhaps take a bottle home for the perfect nightcap at the end of your day. Enjoy the farmland vistas as you continue to the end of Metricup Road. Turn left at Caves Road and drive south, then turn right into Cowaramup Bay Road to the seaside village of Gracetown. There are some famous surf breaks here and the main beach area in the bay is a great spot for families with young children to picnic and swim. Next, head back to Caves Road and go straight across on Cowaramup Bay Road. A little way down, turn left into Fifty One Road and follow the road and signs to Cape Grace Wines – one of the region’s great little wineries. In their rustic tin shed cellar door, taste red wines that are gently hand plunged and basket pressed. Then say g’day to the parrots outside … and you might be lucky enough to spot a Great Egret (featured on the Cape Grace wine label) that occasionally visits the dam. Return to Cowaramup Bay Road and turn left back to Bussell Highway. Gnarabup-Margaret River Accom options: Riverview Tourist Park Make your way to Gnarabup Beach just south of Prevelly Park and start your day with a stunning walk along the top of the dunes with spectacular views north to Surfer’s Point. Turn right out of the beach carpark and travel down to Resort Place to check out the funky new surf shop Fresh Tracks. Coming out of Resort Place, turn right onto Wallcliffe Road and then left into Mitchell Drive to follow the coast to Prevelly. At the t-junction, turn left to go to Surfer’s Point. Get out of the car here to admire the view, smell the salt air and see the surfers catching the waves. Then continue through the carpark down to the Margaret River mouth and pick up a cave and canoe tour with Bushtucker Tours. It’s a scenic adventure paddling up the Margaret River to spot some wildlife and explore caves, river and cliffs. From the rivermouth, return to Wallcliffe Road

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and turn left to head back into Margaret River town. Close to town, you will pass the Margaret River Cultural Centre on your right (next door to the shire office) where you can catch the latest movies, theatre productions, live performances and art exhibitions at Arts Margaret River. On Bussell Highway in the town’s main street is Jah Roc Galleries where you can discover an amazing collection of fine furniture and contemporary art. And just up the road from there is Boutique Eco – a natural fashion concept store where you can find pure and natural leather, bamboo and wool products for casual wear. It also has homewares, beauty products and other essentials. Time for a rest? Head to Katch-Up Seafood Restaurant at the top of the hill on Bussell Highway (on the corner of Forrest Road) for a divine lunch or dinner. This licensed restaurant is open from 12-9.30pm every day and offers a tempting range of seafood and other dishes, including vegetarian and glutenfree options. Margaret River - Augusta From Margaret River, point the car south and take a right turn at the Boodjidup Road roundabout. Along this road, discover Eagles Heritage Raptor Wildlife Centre which offers a fascinating insight into the lives of these magnificent birds of prey. Arrive in time for one of the flying displays, daily at 11am and 1.30pm. Continue down Boodjidup Road and turn left into Caves Road at the intersection. A leisurely drive south will take you to Calgardup and Giants Caves. Travelling further south, deviate off the highway onto scenic Boranup Drive to take in the timeless beauty of the tall karri trees. Then continue your scenic drive south to Augusta and pause for lunch at the Augusta Bakery & Café with sweeping views of the Blackwood River. With renewed energy, call in to the Augusta Historical Museum or hire a kayak from Augusta Eco Cruises to explore the river at your own pace. Then head out to the southernmost point of Cape Leeuwin where the Indian and Southern Oceans meet. Tour the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse or take a self-guided audio tour of the lighthouse precinct. capesguide.com.au • 11


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RETAIL THERAPY Boutique Eco: (see p15) 28 E4 Dunsborough - T: (08) 9759 1933 29 D17 Margaret River - T: (08) 9758 8868 30 E4 One Palm T: (08) 9755 3044 (see p15)

TOUR OPERATORS 31 H33 Augusta Eco Cruises T: 0419 759 562 (see p14) 32 D18 Bushtucker Tours T: 9757 9084 (see p13) 33 A20 Fresh Tracks T: 9757 1111 (see p14) 34 N/A Harvest Tours T: 0429 728 687 (see p14) 35 N/A Legend Charters T: 0419 908 742 (see p15)


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TOUR OPERATORS AAA Tours and Charters • All Sea Charters A Touch of Glass Tours & Charters Augusta Miss Flinders Eco River Tours • Az U Like It Tours Cape Dive/Swan Wreck Dive Adventures Cape to Cape Explorer Tours • Cape to Cape Wine Tours & Charters Capes to Coast Adventure Tours • Cellar d'Or Winery Tours Cheers Tours • Dirt Skills Margaret River Dirty Detours Mountain Bike Adventures • Dive Shed Dunsborough Bike Hire • Eco Adventures Margaret River Flying Corkscrew • Geographe Maritime Whale Watching Horse Resort • Humble Horse • Inspired Wine Tours Jesters Flat Horse Riding • Jet Adventures Josh Palmateer Surf Academy • Kape Kombis Koomal Dreaming Aboriginal Experience Lifestyle Margaret River Inc • Margaret River Blue Bus Margaret River Brewery Tours • Margaret River Bubbles Tour Margaret River Climbing Co • Margaret River Discovery Co Margaret River Exposed Margaret River Kitesurfing and Stand Up Paddle Margaret River Stand Up Paddling • Margaret River Surf School Margaret River Taxi Tours • Margaret River Touring Company Margaret River Tours • Margaret River Vintage Wine Tours Margie's Big Day Out • McLeod Tours Mirravale Horse Riding School • Naturaliste Charters Nature’s Cape Tours • Saturation Surfaris Scenic Helicopters • Skydive Geronimo South West Eco Discoveries • South West Creative Tours Surf n Dirt Adventure Tours • Taste the South Tours Tiger Moth Adventure Flights • Tipsy Tours & Transfers Top Drop Tours • Vino Culture • Walk into Luxury Whale Watch Western Australia • Wine for Dudes Yahoo Surfboards • Yallingup Adventure Co Yallingup Surf School • Yellow Fin Tours

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River & WineryTours CAVE, CANOE, BUSHTUCKER TOURS: - a scenic adventure on the Margaret River, spotting wildlife and exploring caves, river & cliffs with an authentic wildfood lunch. $95 adult $40 child GOURMET WINERY & BREWERY TOURS: - packed with iconic Margaret River wineries, breweries, gourmet tastings and a hosted wine estate lunch. $100 adult $40 child Pick up at all hotels in Bunbury, Busselton, Dunsborough and Margaret River

Book 8am - 8pm

0419 911 971

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TAXI SERVICES Busselton Taxis

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Dunsborough Taxis

T: (08) 9756 8688

Margaret River Taxis

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Taz's Taxi

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The funkiest surf shop overlooking the ocean Local & Indie surf brands | Surf hardware Surfboard/SUP hire & sales Surf eco adventure tours

catch us near the beach @ 1 Resort Place, Gnarabup T: (08) 9757 1111 • www.freshtracksmargs.com

~ Indulge & Discover with Harvest Tours ~ TO BOOK:

A premium touring experience showcasing talented food and wine artisans in the Margaret River region.

www.harvesttours.com.au | T: 0429 728 687 | harvesttourswa@gmail.com Private group tours also available

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Farm Café Cellar door sales Artificial silk flowers Greenery trees Professional arrangements 100% essential oils - bottled on the farm OPEN DAILY approx 9.30 am to 4.30pm (Closed Tuesdays)

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In, on and around water:

Boating Diving & snorkelling Augusta Whale Memorial Fishing Ballarat Engine Kayaking (ocean & rivers) Boranup Forest & Maze Kitesurfing Busselton Heritage Park Sailing Busselton Historical Museum Stand up paddling Canal Rocks Surfing Cape to Cape Walk Trail Swimming Ellensbrook Whale watching Hamelin Bay Wreck Trail Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park Ludlow Tuart Forest Other activities: Meelup Beach & Eagle Bay Bushwalking Prevelly Park Caving Quinninup Falls Cycling (on and off-road) Rivermouth (Margaret River) Golfing Sugarloaf Rock Markets Swan Dive Wreck & Artificial Reef Scenic drives Surfer's Point (Margaret River) Watch artists at work Old Waterwheel (Augusta) Wine & brewery tours Wonnerup House Historical Settlement FARM GATES & PROVIDORES Wonnerup Wetlands See p24-26

WILD KANGAROO WITH JOEY

Dawn & Wally Lewis • Ph 9755 1155 247 Wildwood Rd, Carbunup (2.5km from Carbunup Store)

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AUGUSTA ECO CRUISES Sit back, relax and enjoy the beauty of the Blackwood River on this cruise. See the abundant bird life and frolicking dolphins as we meander up the river.

TOURS DEPART 10.30AM Tickets from Visitor Centres or the boat at Ellis St Jetty, Augusta Kayak hire also available

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Augusta Historical Museum Discover the history of the Augusta region from 1830 and learn about the early European settlers, whalers and group settlers. Browse our many displays. Study the local timber empire of MC Davies, his railways and shipping ports at Flinders Bay and Hamelin Bay. The Museum is located in Blackwood Avenue and is open daily from 1-4pm, groups welcome by appointment. Contact: curator.ahm@gmail.com

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Boutique Eco Boutique Eco is a premium destination for all things natural in fashion. home . beauty and essentials. We are brick & mortar stores in Dunsborough & Margaret River, in the beautiful south west of Western Australia.  Built on the principles of natural & eco are better for you & the environment. Pure & natural fabrics are the building blocks for a luxurious and casually gorgeous lifestyle.  Shop our e-boutique and receive free express shipping anywhere in Australia. Follow us on Instagram to stay up to date with the latest fashions and essentials @boutiqueeco sales@boutiqueeco.com.au • www.boutiqueecostore.com open 7 days in Dunsborough & Margaret River

Dunsborough: 904 Commonage Rd Dunsborough Tel: (08) 9759 1933 Margaret River: Shop 2 101 Bussell Hwy Margaret River Tel: (08) 9758 8868

Eagles Heritage - Margaret River Raptor Wildlife Centre

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2/11/2016 At Eagles Heritage we specialise in the Rehabilitation, Education and Breeding of these magnificent Eagles, Hawks, Falcon and Owls that have been injured and orphaned in the wild. We offer you a 40 minute walk (short walk 15 min) around our Centre through a natural bushland setting (wildflowers in season Sept-Nov). Don’t miss our Flying Displays 341 Boodjidup Road – you will be charmed by IVY, Margaret River our beautiful Barn Owl by (Opp Xanadu Winery) having her sit on your arm, along with our Black Kites Tel: 9757 2960 John, Pelle and Baby who will captivate you with their FLYING DISPLAYS agile flying abilities. This 40 11am & 1.30pm minute educational display will give you an insight into the amazing world of raptors in Australia. Bring your camera for some great photo opportunities.

www.eaglesheritage.com.au or follow us on Facebook Open 6 days Sat - Thurs 10am - 4.15pm Open Fridays in WA School Holidays Closed Good Friday/ Xmas Day

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A fashion line designed to travel the world. One Palm gives you freedom to find a style that enhances life everyday.  One Palm is a fresh , curated fashion brand,  studio and an inspiration travel hub. Our bricks & mortar store is located on Dunn Bay road in Dunsborough. A beautifully lit boutique that is inviting and boasts a whole range of fashion and travel accessories. Making your life and holidays that much more enjoyable. Dunsborough is a small coastal town surrounded by turquoise water, white sands and grape vines. It is a holiday destination where people come to soak up Dunn Bay Rd the natural beauty of the area. Dunsborough The climate lends its hand to many Tel: 08 9755 3044 styles and seasons of fashion, so you can enjoy different styles all year round. A relaxed holiday vibe pathed a way for us to design fashion of quality, purpose and style. One Palm stocks a beautiful range of French luggage and leather travel goods. info@onepalmstudio.com www.onepalmstudio.com open 7 days or shop online Like us on facebook

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Giants Cave, which is nestled amongst the magnificent Karri trees of Boranup Forest

Visit Ngilgi Cave, Yallingup to learn the fascinating Aboriginal Dreamtime story of the good spirit Ngilgi. Ngilgi Cave is open every day from 9am to 5pm. Jewel Cave, an underground maze of mystery and beauty, offers guided tours daily and is situated 8km north of Augusta and 37km from Margaret River. Lake Cave offers guided tours and is located 25km from Margaret River and 29km north of Augusta. It has an amazing sunken entrance and a unique "Suspended

CALGARDUP CAVE

Entry is available from 9am - 4.15pm. Open daily except Christmas & Boxing Days. T: (08) 9757 7422

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Giants Cave is open: 9.30am - 3.30pm during school holidays and public holiday long weekends 10am - 1pm from February to late April and mid-October to December For bookings at all other times T: (08) 9757 7422

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(approx 20km south of Margaret River) offers a self-guided experience for the more adventurous visitor. A reasonable level of fitness and sturdy footwear are needed as visitors scramble over rocks and negotiate a series of ladders. This is one of the deepest caves in the district and also features extremely large chambers. Although it is a cave of awesome proportions, the route is clearly marked and it is not possible to get lost. It is easy to imagine what a daunting experience the first intrepid explorer of Giants would have had! (see Advert p16)

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NGILGI, MAMMOTH, LAKE & JEWEL CAVES

Open daily from 9am - 5pm, except Christmas Day. Major credit cards and EFTPOS available. T: (08) 9757 7411 • E: attractions@margaretriver.com

Self Guided Torchlight Tours

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Ngilgi Cave Calgardup Cave Lake Cave Mammoth Cave Giants Cave Jewel Cave


REGIONAL LIGHTHOUSES

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istorically, lighthouses played a vital role in safe shipping – and they still do. The region’s two working lighthouses provide a glimpse of history and some great views of the coast! Each lighthouse around the world has its own distinct flash and it is fascinating to learn how, before electricity, the keepers managed to keep the lamp lit. Visit Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse on the northern tip of the Cape for panoramic views across Geographe Bay and the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park. It’s open every day from 9am-5pm, with guided tours every half hour from 9.30am-4.30pm. At the other end of the Cape, you can see where the Southern Ocean meets the Indian Ocean from the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse at Augusta. It’s open every day from 9am-5pm with guided tours every half hour from 9am-4.30pm. Or you may choose to do a self-guided audio tour of the lighthouse precinct. You can book a tour at the lighthouses or visitor centres on T: (08) 9757 7411. (Both lighthouses are closed Christmas Day.) The two lighthouses mark the start and finish of the Cape to Cape Track.

WEDDINGS & CELEBRATIONS

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o you’re planning a wedding or special celebration – and what better place to host an event than in this beautiful part of the world. There’s an abundance of stunning locations from which to choose, whether you are seeking a winery or vineyard setting, a secret garden, a stunning beach, a towering forest or something truly unique like a limestone cave. Whatever you choose for the occasion, rest assured your event will be just as stunning in any of the region’s top-class venues. They’ll be happy to serve some premium table wines and classy food for your guests. If you need help and advice, consult Coast to Country Weddings. And for a bit of photo fun and some lingering memories, consider hiring Retro Booth. (See adverts this page)

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RETRO BOOTH What a great way to give guests a memento from your special day... photos are printed instantly! Guests can upload to your social media pages creating your own social media buzz.

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rt lovers can get up close and personal with

artists at the annual Margaret River Region Open Studios event to be held 22 April - 7 May 2017. As the name suggests, Open Studios offers the rare chance to visit private art studios which may not otherwise be open to the public, meet and talk to artists and view their works in progress. You can explore the region while visiting the studios of up to 120 established and emerging artists working across many art categories including painters, printmakers, sculptors, ceramicists, jewellers, photographers, textile artists, furniture makers and environmentally focused up-cycling artists. Visit as many studios as you like during the 16-day event. Entry is free and artworks are available to buy. Pick up an event catalogue at visitor centres or visit www.mrros.com.au. If you’re visiting the region at another time, some artists may still welcome you to visit if you call and ask. Alternatively, see some outstanding art that is on display at the Art Geo Cultural Complex in Busselton, the Jah Roc Galleries in Margaret River town or John Streater Fine Furniture and Icons by Marice (by appointment) at Yallingup.

Landscapes - Seascapes - Astro - Panoramics & Workshops Capturing the essence of the Southwest Discover more and purchase prints at www.randomlightsphotography.com follow us ~ Instagram @randomlightsphoto www.facebook.com/randomlightsphotography

by MARICE SARIOLA Traditional and customized icons displayed and sold at Marice’s studio, visits are welcomed (preferably by appointment)

9 Parkfield Cl, Quedjinup, Dunsborough (PO Box 1019, Dunsborough 6281 WA) Ph: (08) 9756 6949 • 0409 107 041 www.iconsbymarice.com.au info@iconsbymarice.com.au or marice@westnet.com.au

STREATER GALLERY IS A MUST SEE

Winter Trading hours may vary

Phone 08 9755 1211 www.streaterfinefurniture.com 105 Blythe Road, Yallingup Siding Open: 10am to 4pm. Closed Fridays capesguide.com.au • 19


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Accommodation properties are featured in this Guide - Refer to page number listed in the AD column Advanced reservations recommended in peak season timeframes. A wide range of private house rentals are available in the region and are not included in this Guide. Contact Regional Visitor Centres listed on Page 4 for further details.

To advise of any amendments to this Guide, E: feedback@capesguide.com.au or T: 0418 959948.

Riverview Tourist Park SET on the majestic Margaret River, Riverview Tourist Park overlooks the forest and is within walking distance of the town centre. The Park offers a unique garden setting that undulates from the road 8-10 Willmott Avenue, down to the riverfront. Margaret River On the opposite bank is a Tel: 9757 2270 State forest with walking/ or 1300 666 105 riding tracks to town or east towards Ten Mile Brook Dam. A large variety of cabins are available, from budget, non-ensuite cabins to selfcatering options or motel cabins. Powered caravan and campervan bays are available (some with ensuite). Free gas barbecues are located at the camp kitchen and on the riverfront, along with a great gazebo and seating for large groups. Guests get a 20% discount on all Cheers Winery and Scenic Tours info@riverviewtouristpark.com www.riverviewtouristpark.com

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Offering friendly service in a relaxing, peaceful, rural environment. Only 10 minutes north of Margaret River - off Bussell Highway, Cowaramup. Inspections are welcome

Farm-style cottages, caravan & camping • Wheelchair access Farm animals & feeding • Kids playground & bouncy pillow Barn-style campers kitchen • Function Centre for 200 plus Fully equipped catering kitchen & amenities Ph 08 9755 5334 or Freecall: 1800 248 777 enquiries@tauntonfarm.com.au www.tauntonfarm.com.au


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HOME AWAY FROM HOME

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ome people visit the Margaret River region to rest, relax and refresh. Others are in search of the adventure of a lifetime, a romantic getaway or a memorable family holiday. Whatever your motivation, you’re sure to find the perfect place to stay. The region has a diverse range and style of accommodation to suit all budgets, ages and preferences. Try a beachside apartment or a farmstay chalet, a boutique Bed & Breakfast or budget backpacker lodge, a caravan park or a luxury retreat. There are large hotel/motel facilities in major towns within walking distance of restaurants and bars … and then there are secluded villas and chalets tucked away on rural properties where the silence is deafening! Be sure to book ahead: accommodation fills quickly during busy seasons - especially December/January during the Summer holiday period and at Easter or during major events.

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• Luxurious 2, 3 & 4 bdr self-contained villas • Walking distance to town • Private beachfront access • Central location to regional attractions

Tel: (08) 97553 699 3 Lecaille Court, Dunsborough

www.whalerscove.com.au

Country Hideaway in a Beachside Setting Dog Friendly accommodation all year round Self Contained Cottages | On Site Vans Powered & Unpowered Shady Camp Sites 200m to the Pristine Beach

www.fourseasonsresort.com.au Tel: (08) 9755 4082 • Fax: (08) 9755 0190

BUSSELTON BEACH RESORT Self contained villas 7 acres garden Pool – Spa – Sauna Kid’s Activites BBQ’s – Tennis

371 Marine Terrace, Busselton • Tel: (08) 9752 3444

bsnbeach@compwest.com.au • www.busseltonbeach.com.au

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Tasty cafe style food & friendly service Vintage stone cottage and gardens

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24 Oaks Drive Vasse | T: (08) 9755 4667

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Choose from our delicious range of freshly made pies, quiches, bread, cakes slices and takeaway rolls. Or relax and enjoy breakfast or lunch in our café with lovely views of the river. 121 Blackwood Ave, Augusta T: (08) 9758 1664

Open every day 7am-4pm


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Highlighted establishments are featured in this Guide - Refer to page number listed in the AD column. Opening hours and BYO guidelines will vary ~ please check directly with the dining establishment. Advance reservations recommended in peak season timeframes. To advise of any amendments to this Guide email: feedback@capesguide.com.au or T: 0418 959948.

K A T C H- U P Seafood Restaurant

Margaret River’s only seafood restaurant Try our marron – a freshwater crayfish native to Australia’s South West Open every day from 12 – 9.30pm Fully licensed | Bookings recommended 2/151 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River Tel: (08) 9757 3232 |www.katch-up.com.au |

GOURMET TAKEAWAY EATERY & CATERING 59 DUNN BAY ROAD

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32 E19 Temper Temper Chocolatier T: (08) 9757 3763 (See p26) 33 I19 The Berry Farm 34 B18 The Farm House Margaret River 35 D18 The Good Olive 36 D18 The Garden Basket 37 D18 The Larder 38 J6 The Shed Markets www.theshedmarkets.com.au (See p26) 39 E19 Vasse Virgin - Margaret River 40 D8 Vasse Virgin - Wilyabrup 41 N/A Whirlwind Extra Virgin Olive Oil 42 E8 Wulura Farms 43 E19 Yahava Koffeeworks 44 E8 Yallingup Cheese Company 45 D5 Yallingup Woodfired Bread 46 H5 Yallingup Gugelhupf Bakery


Food Trail #2 - in and around Cowaramup Beautiful breakfast and pantry provisions 1. Start your tour in Cowaramup’s Black Sheep Deli with a delicious and different breakfast (the Indonesian-inspired vegetarian Nasi Goreng is a favourite). Between the petrol station and butcher, this new café opens weekdays at 6am and weekends at 7am. While you’re here enjoy a slice of raw or gluten-free cake with a freshly-made juice or smoothie while you chat to the locals. 2. Head north towards Busselton to the Margaret River Dairy Company on Bussell Highway near Harman’s Mill Road. Try their handcrafted cheeses and perhaps buy some to add to your picnic basket. You can also sample delicious and different creamy pot-set yoghurts. The Rasberry & Coconut or Caramelised Pear are sure to tempt your tastebuds. 3. Turn off the highway onto Harman’s Mill Road and 3km down on the left you will find Fre-Jac French Café & Bakery (on the same site as Silk Road). Pause here for morning tea and indulge yourself with authentic French pastries. And pick up a freshlybaked loaf of sourdough or corn bread, or a quiche to add to your picnic provisions. 4. Turn left back onto Harman’s Mill Road, and then turn left at Tom Cullity Drive. Continue south on this road and at the corner of Miamup Road you’ll discover a real sweet treat – Bettenay’s Margaret River Nougat Company. In their tasting room, you can view the production process, learn the history of nougat and taste their award-winning, soft, French-style nougat. And don’t forget to try their Nougaretto (a nougat liqueur), new Chocolatto (a dark chocolate Port) and Vermaux (a Vermouth infused with Australian Botanicals). Take time out here to relax with a picnic platter on the lawn overlooking the lake. 5. You want more? Continue down Miamup Road and turn left back to Cowaramup. In town, find The Green Grain – a new little fresh food and wholefood store that stocks locally-sourced and organic produce. Pick up some essentials to take home – or return to Black Sheep Deli to pick up a ready-made dinner.

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French Cafe & Bakery Open every day

Authentic French Food and Pastries

317 Harmans Mill Road, Metricup • T: 0427 833 885

Real food | Great coffee | Friendly people Opening 6am weekdays | 7am weekends

08 9755 9407 Bussell Highway, Cowaramup (between the butcher & petrol station)

NEW Chocolate Port | NEW Vermouth Nougat - 32 flavours - Viewing Window - Free Samples Wines - Estate Grown - Wine Tastings - 2 Nougat Cream Liqueurs

Corner of Tom Cullity Drive and Miamup Road, Cowaramup

OPEN DAILY 9.30AM - 5PM www.margaretrivernougat.com.au

Discover our delicious award winning cheese and yoghurts. Join us for free tastings and sales

Open every day 9:30am - 5pm

(closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday)

8063 BUSSELL HIGHWAY METRICUP

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.Food Trail #3 - in and around Margaret River Fine Chocolates, markets and more 1. Start your tour in Margaret River town. Head south on Bussell Highway and if it’s Saturday, call in to the Margaret River Farmer’s Market. Or continue south on the highway and turn right at the Boodjidup Road roundabout to find Margaret River Woodfired Bread a little way down on the left. 2. Go back to the roundabout and turn right onto Bussell Highway. Head south to the Rosa Brook Road intersection. On the corner here, be tempted by Temper Temper Chocolatier. Take a chocolate discovery tour (by appointment) and enjoy free tastings of their fine chocolate. Don’t miss the new Temper Temper Venezuela – a dark chocolate with notes of licorice, roasted coffee, a hint of prune and back tea finish. Linger longer and relax in their café with an extraordinary hot chocolate. 3. Coming out of the gate, turn right onto Rosa Brook Road and continue for several kilometres, then turn right onto Rosa Glen Road. Travel down to Bessell Road to discover The Berry Farm. 4. Go back to Rosa Brook Road and turn right. Continue through Rosa Brook township, then turn left into Jindong Treeton Road and then left again onto Osmington Road. Enjoy a slow, winding country drive back to Bussell Highway, perhaps stopping off at Colonial Brewing Co. on the way for a cold drink and something to eat on their deck. Once back at the highway, turn left to Margaret River or right to Busselton. Food Trail #4 - the Organic Garden Trail Inspiring Community gardens 1. This tour is centred in Margaret River town. Start at the Margaret River Community Resource Centre (33 Tunbridge Street) to see organic gardens surrounding the historic buildings. 2. From here, walk behind to enjoy the Margaret River Library’s small bio-dynamic garden that is tended by volunteers and planted according to the seasons. It is open during library hours Monday-Saturday. 3. Back in your car, return to Bussell Highway and turn right, heading south. Just past the high school on the right you will see the Margaret River Organic Garden. Started in 1988, this organic community garden is planted and tended by volunteers. 4. Turn back towards town and turn right into Forrest Road. On the corner is the Margaret River Primary School kitchen garden. It aims to teach students how to grow fresh, seasonal, organic produce and use it to prepare healthy food. View the garden from the footpath or tour by appointment T: (08) 9757 2666.

FOOD FESTIVALS AND MARKETS South West Craft Beer Festival

11 Feb 2017

Knotting Hill Annual Marron Feast

2 - 5 June 2017

Oktoberfest

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Gourmet Escape

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Swap Shuffle Share Fair Harvest, Margaret River

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Corner Caves Rd & Bussell Hwy Vasse Organics • Wholefoods Open Thu & Fri 11-6 and Sat & Sun 9-3 Street Food • Café • Health Plants & Gifts Fri till 8pm for Eat Street (all year) & Twilight Markets (Nov-Feb) Vintage, upcycled & Boho vibes theshedmarkets.com.au

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87 F12 Woody Nook Wines T• (08) 9755 7547 (see p29)

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WINERIES Love Margaret River Wine? Sign up to receive Margaret River LoveNotes your e-news update on what is happening in our fine wine region

Visit www.margaretriver.wine to join today! Margaret River Wine Association Inc.

Tel +61 8 9757 9330 mrwa@margaretriverwine.info

WINE TASTING AT LEEUWIN ESTATE

Woody Nook Wines “Providing a warm welcome and memorable wines for over 30 years” With its magnificent forest backdrop and charming rustic décor, it is a delightful place to visit. Woody Nook is a family owned and run winery and the welcome you receive will be a warm and friendly one. Besides multi award-winning wines for you to taste and purchase at their cellar door, they have many gifts unique to Woody Nook in Australia and their relaxing Nookery Café serves very reasonably priced tasty lunches, coffees and teas in a cosy indoor setting, shady courtyard and all-weather alfresco patio by the pond.

Cellar Door and Café | Open 7 days 10am–5pm | +61 8 9755 6225 3277 Caves Road, Wilyabrup, Margaret River | www.clairaultstreicker.com.au

info@woodynook.com.au • www.woodynook.com.au Cellar Door open daily 10am - 4.30pm The Nookery Café open daily 10am - 3.30pm Lunches 11.30am - 3pm. Reservations recommended

506 Metricup Rd, Wilyabrup

Cape Grace Wines One of the great little wineries Single Vineyard •  Basket Pressed Reds Open Daily 10am to 5pm 281 Fifty One Rd Cowaramup P 9755 5669 capegracewines.com.au

Cellar Door Tel: 08 9755 7547 The Nookery Café Tel: 08 9755 7030

Knotting Hill Estate Vineyard ~ STUNNING views and exceptional wines

The old saying a picture paints a thousand words only partly explains the profound impact Knotting Hill Estate has on its guests. To get to the cellar door one must walk across a magnificent 45m foot bridge. The amazing limestone cellar door building is set on a 5.5 ha lake which is stocked with the freshwater delicacy – marron as well as silver perch. This is the perfect location to sit down and unwind with a bottle of Knotting Hills’ range of award winning wines and their delicious vineyard platter. A must see location! The cellar door is also available for weddings and functions. Tapas & Platters served daily. Live Marron Sales. Cellar Door open daily: 11am-5pm 247 Carter Road (off Metricup Rd), Wilyabrup • Tel: 08 9755 7733 • sales@knottinghill.com.au • www.knottinghill.com.au

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banks of the Blackwood River in a picturesque forest setting. It is easily accessible and within an hour’s drive from other towns in the region including Balingup, Bridgetown, Pemberton, Donnybrook, Augusta, Margaret River and Busselton. These days you can drive straight across from Margaret River on the now fully sealed Mowen Road which is suitable for all types of vehicles in all weather. Nannup gets its name from the Noongar people and means “stopping place”. Pause here to visit wineries and forests, ride the Munda Biddi Cycle Trail, walk the Bibbulmun Track or Timberline Trail, or paddle the Blackwood River. Village markets are held fortnightly on Saturday mornings in the main street (8.00am-noon).

VISITOR INFORMATION A Taste of Nannup 16 Warren Road, Nannup WA 6275 E: info@atasteofnannup.com.au W: www.everythingnannup.com.au T: (08) 9756 1901

EVENTS CALENDAR Family Fun Day (10am - 2pm Jan 24 at Foreshore Park) Nannup Music Festival (Mar 3-6) www.nannupmusicfestival.org Black Dog Ride (Mar 19) www.blackdogride.com.au Quit Forest Rallly (Apr 21-23) www.rallywa.com Rotary Tour of the Blackwood (Apr 22) www.blackwoodtour.info

Nannup Bridge Café Join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Let our friendly staff look after you and your family. Hosts Sarah and Leon look forward to welcoming you at the Nannup Bridge Café.

Open: 9am - 2pm (Tue - Sun) 6pm - 8pm (Thur - Sun) 1 Warren Road, Nannup • Ph: (08) 9756 1287

Cambray Cheese

Award winnning hand made sheep & cows milk cheese Farm Shop

Open Daily 9am- 5pm for tastings and sales See where it’s made and indulge in our range of artisan cheeses. Relax and enjoy a tea, coffee, wine (byo) or cheese platter with homemade delights.

Photo: Paul Pittaway

MARKET DAY AT NANNUP MUSIC FESTIVAL

CAPEL – Country Charm

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Cambray Cottages

hether it’s the panoramic 29km of white sandy beaches,

Spacious and peaceful country-style cottages located on the edge of our working farm.

tranquil forests or just the peace and quiet of lush farmlands – the Shire of Capel offers plenty of country charm. Nestled on the Capel River, it is a short 20-minute drive from the major towns of Bunbury and Busselton.

THINGS TO DO • • • • • •

Art and Craft Galleries Beaching, Diving, Fishing & 4WD Fresh Produce Golf Historic Townships Local Markets

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Picnic Spots Scenic Drives Tuart Forest National Park Walk Trails Whale & dolphin spotting Wining and Dining

VISITOR INFORMATION Iluka Capel Library 31 Forrest Road, Capel WA 6271 Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri (9am-5pm), Wed (9am-6pm) Sat (9am-12pm) E: info@capel.wa.gov.au • W: www.capel.wa.gov.au T: (08) 9727 0290

Bruce & Jane Wilde RMB 470 Vasse Highway, Nannup Tel: (08) 9756 2037 www.cambraycheese.com.au

Cottages sleep up to 6 people

Surrounding bushwalks Complimentary cheese platter on arrival

Nannup Liquor Store Beer | Wine | Spirits | Ice Select from our extensive range of local Nannup / Blackwood Valley wines OPEN: 9 am-7.30 pm Monday-Saturday

T: (08) 9756 0066 52 Warren Road (main street), Nannup

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UGGS Australia’s largest wool fashion boutique Experience tours of shearing & sheepdogs Open 7 days 10am-4pm

www.yallingupshearingshed.com.au

Demonstrations at 11am 5 days a week No Demonstrations on Thursday or Friday

1442 Wildwood Road, Yallingup Ph: 9755 2309 SPECTATORS FREE!

DUNSBOROUGH KidZone

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Ph: (08) 9759 1799

Ph: (08) 9757 9960

Dunsborough Centrepoint Shopping Centre Shop 27A, 55 Dunn Bay Rd

Settlers Tavern Arcade 118 Bussell Hwy

www.squidlips.com.au

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FAM I SQUIDLIPS IS A MUST DO FOR LOVERS OF HIGH QUALITY SEAFOOD, DELICIOUS CHIPS & FRESH HEALTHY SALADS

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QUALITY FOOD GREAT ICECREAM EXCEPTIONAL COFFEE

Ph: 9750 5150

Cnr Caves Rd & Quindalup Siding Rd, Dunsborough

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