Perth Margaret River Australia
a compact city, located on the blue waters of the Swan River enjoys
mild winters and hot summer days. Shady parks and elegantly restored
buildings makes this an ideal city to be explored at leisure, and
ideally on foot.
Cultural facilities include museums,
art galleries, theatres and of course plenty of restaurants and cafes
where you can dine indoors or al fresco. Many of the cultural highlights,
including the Western Australian Museum, are located just a couple
of blocks from the city mall in the area known as Northbridge.
Perth has an extensive public transport system including the free
‘CAT’ bus that will take you to many points of interest around the
A short walk from the city centre
is Kings Park where you will find 400 hectares of stunning bushland
and sculpted gardens, including a treetop canopy walkway to enhance
your viewing experience of the flora and fauna.
From humble beginnings the fledgling
colony that established itself on the swampy shores of the Swan River
in 1829 has grown to become modern city of grand architecture and
great outdoor spaces.
Margaret River is located 300km
south of Perth and is known for its vineyards, produce, and the natural
beauty of the river and its valley. Margaret River is also handily
located for exploring the highlights of this South West corner of
Australia with its numerous National Parks and Conservation Parks.
West of Margaret River you will
find Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park that stretches along the 120kms
of coast between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin. It features swimming
and surfing beaches, cliffs, caves and walking trails. In winter humpback
and southern right whales may be seen from coastal vantage points
and in spring enjoy the spectacular displays of wildflowers.
The Margaret River Wine Region may
only contribute 3% to Australia’s total wine production but represents
20% of the country’s premium wine category – so for those who are
serious about wine Margaret River is an ideal destination. Combined
with other local gourmet products, and the colourful farmers markets
of the region, makes this the place to indulge your tastebuds.