MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR MARGARET RIVER ULTRA MARATHON WEEKEND
… BOOK IN SOME TIME TO ENJOY WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S BEAUTIFUL SOUTH WEST REGION!
Rolling vineyards set against a backdrop of ocean and forest let you easily hop from one experience to the next. See amazing humpback whales, explore ancient caves and then stroll through forests of timber giants. Or spend the day at one of Margaret River’s great wineries, where you can relax with a glass of the region’s world-renowned wine, matched with local truffles and crayfish. The area surrounding the race course is a holiday maker’s paradise! Start exploring at www.westernaustralia.com
The Margaret River Region: With a vast selection of accommodation options, including luxury retreats, group and family accommodation, budget lodgings, bed and breakfasts, caravan and camping grounds, there’s no better destination in Australia to enjoy the glorious coastline, nature and beautiful vineyards.
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Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association
A central booking agency is also a great reference when looking for a place to stay.
- Address: 100 Bussell Highway, Margaret River WA 6285
- Email: [email protected]
- Opening Hours 9am – 5pm
- Phone: 61 +8 9780 5911
Turner Caravan Park and Chalets
- Promising excellent facilities, Turner Caravan Park offers a number of picturesque camping sites and three new chalets with views to the Blackwood River. You can often see visiting dolphins cruising the river. Large stingrays and pelicans are often happy to share your catch of the day near the filleting tables. Located just a 15 minute drive to the event start line.
- 2 bedroom chalets from $190 per night for 2 adults
Camping from $33 per night for 1-2 adults
For more information www.turnerpark.com.au
Flinders Bay Caravan Park
Nestled on the shores of Flinder’s Bay, this beachfront caravan park offers shady, private camp sites and is dog friendly. Located just a 20 minute drive to the event start line. Camping from $33 per night for 1-2 adults
For more information www.flindersbaypark.com.au
Travel by car is recommended and car hire is available from Perth Airport. An alternative option is to catch a public bus from the Airport (East Perth Terminal) to Margaret River. Visit www.transwa.wa.gov.au or call 1300 662 205 for more information and bookings.
SUGGESTED CAFE’S AND RESTAURANTS
We recommend the following cafe’s and restaurants whenever you are visiting the Margaret River region before / during / after the event:
The White Elephant
You’d be forgiven for thinking that the White Elephant Cafe’s number one best-seller was the stunning 360 degree views of Gnarabup Bay and we agree it’s worth the visit for that alone, but you’ll soon discover that the food and drinks at the White Elephant Cafe are as superb as the view and you’ll be back time and time again… Open daily for breakfast, lunch and fabulous coffee from 7:30am til 3pm.
Website – www.thewhiteelephantcafe.com.au Instagram tag – @whiteelephantcafe
Enjoy a drink on the deck as the sunsets over the ocean or grab a seat in the restaurant or bistro and tuck into one of Chef Sean’s tasty menu offerings, there’s a great mix of creative Chef Sean dishes and delicious bistro favourites. Pair your meal with one of the many selections of local wines or craft beers. Pop in from 5pm – 6pm for Happy Hour where you’ll find a range of special prices on both food and beverage including $10 pizza’s and half price kids meals. Open 7 days from 4pm til late.
Website – www.thecommonbistro.com.au Instagram tag – @the_common_mr
MARGARET RIVER VISITOR CENTRE
100 Bussell Highway, Margaret River WA, 6285
Open 7 Days from 9:00am – 5:00pm. Closed Christmas Day
(08) 9780 5911
Tip: the Margaret River Visitor Centre is surrounded by fantastic places to eat, so ask our local experts where to go for great coffee, a sumptuous winery lunch or unforgettable evening meal.
BUSSELTON VISITOR CENTRE
17 Foreshore Parade, Busselton WA 6280
Open 7 Days from 9:00am-5:00pm. Closed Christmas Day.
(08) 9780 5911
Tip: Busselton Visitor Centre is located next to the famous Busselton Jetty. Be sure to take a wander while you’re there!
DUNSBOROUGH VISITOR CENTRE
Shop 1 Dunn Bay Centre, 31 Dunn Bay Road, Dunsborough WA 6281
Open 7 Days from 10:00am-4:00pm. Closed Christmas Day.
(08) 9780 5911
Tip: Dunsborough Visitor Centre is located a stone’s throw away from some of the region’s most glorious beaches. Ask our local experts about the best spots.
AUGUSTA VISITOR CENTRE
Augusta Visitor Centre closed its doors in February 2019. Meanwhile, Visitor Information Hubs have been installed at the following locations on the main street. Please visit them to pick up a free map showcasing all that Augusta has to offer, and to browse a wealth of information available through an easy-to-use touchscreen.
- Information Hub 1: Augusta Newspower, 95 Blackwood Avenue, Augusta Western Australia 6290
- Information Hub 2: DeckChair Cafe, 50 Blackwood Avenue, Augusta Western Australia 6290