Margaret River

Margaret River is a town in the South West of Western Australia, located in the valley of the river itself. Margaret River is 280 kilometres south of Perth.

The coast nearest to Margaret River, about 10 kilometres to the west of the town is renowned for its surfing and attracts many visitors. The small beachside villages of Prevelly and Gnarabup are extremely popular.

The surrounding area is well known as the Margaret River Wine Region and is known for its wine production, attracting an estimated 500,000 visitors annually. 

The climate is humid Mediterranean, with an average annual rainfall of around 1,100 millimetres.

There are several hundred caves located near Margaret River, all of them within Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park. Six of these are open to the public.The most famous is Mammoth Cave, which is 20 kilometres south of Margaret River and contains fossils dating back over 35,000 years.The other five caves open to the public are Jewel Cave, Lake Cave, Ngilgi Cave, Calgardup Cave and Giants Cave.

Pet friendly accommodation in the Margaret River region consists of pet friendly caravan parks, pet friendly bed and breakfasts, pet friendly cottages, pet friendly villas, and pet friendly holiday houses.

Pet services in the area are many with pet food outlets, pet shops, pet supplies and accessories retailers, dog grooming and washing businesses, boarding kennels and catteries, pet transport operators, pet breeders, pet minding and dog walking, horse riding venues, pet insurance agents, pet training and dog obedience schools,  pet friendly dining options, and an excellent pet rescue service. There also pet friendly parks and beaches in the area.

There is no doubt that Margaret River is one of the most attractive places in Australia and the local residents are waiting for you to come and experience the beauty and lifestyle for yourself. So, put some time aside and head to Margaret River as soon as you can, and you can't see everything in a day or two, so make sure you plan a week or maybe even two. Your Margaret River experience is one you will treasure for life.


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