Local Knowledge

Things you can do from Margaret River Macs

Margaret River Macs provides you with easy access to all the local haunts, being conveniently located, just a short skip from the main street in town.

You’ll be within 5 minutes walking distance of recommended main street dining spots.

You’ll be within 15 minutes driving distance to the nearest surf beach. You’re also just a short drive away from the rest of Margaret River’s famed wine region with its many cellar doors, cafes, restaurants, and arts & craft shops.

Find time and indulge in the soul-corner of Western Australia

  • Lie in a field of wildflowers and feast from a picnic basket overflowing with local cheeses, pickles & preserves, aged meats and of course a bottle of the local drop
  • Drive aimlessly through the heartland of the southwest, on Caves Road through the picturesque vineyards and wooded valleys of the karri forest
  • Spend warm summer days lazing on a secluded beach by a sparkling Indian Ocean
  • Let your toes be drawn into the mesmerising sea (surfers, windsurfers, sailors, scuba divers, fishermen …)
  • Go whale watching and cruise around Augusta’s Flinders Bay
  • Be a gourmet and take time to delight in the fresh produce fashioned into gastronomic treats on offer between the capes
  • Explore the ‘cool’ and unspoiled natural wonder of the Jewel, Lake and Mammoth underground caves
  • Take a short afternoon skip up Margaret River’s main street, browse the mosaic of shops and immerse yourself in the charming local persona
  • Sip sunset drinks at Margaret River’s Surfers Point while the sun sinks over the Indian Ocean (home to the International Salomon Masters competition usually held around March-April)

Eats & Drinks

Recommended within a hop, skip or quick stomp
(5-10 mins)
> Winos
> Must Bar
> Settler’s tavern
> Margaret River Hotel
> Urban Bean
> Arc of Iris
> Waves Seafood Grill
> The Larder
> Goodfellas
Recommended within a short car ride
(15-45 mins)
> Blue Ginger Cafe
> White Elephant Cafe
> Sea Gardens Cafe
> Watershed Winery
> Berry Farm
> Leeuwin Estate Winery
> Voyager Estate Winery
> Xanadu Wines
> Amberley Estate Winery
> Brookland Valley & Flutes Restaurant
> Vasse Felix Winery
> Clairault Winery
> The Margaret River Chocolate Factory