Margaret River is the only premium wine region in Australia where you can hop from award-winning wineries and restaurants to stunning beaches, tall-timber forests, world-class surf breaks and ancient caves.The region produces a massive 20% of Australia’s premium wine. A journey through Margaret River’s premium wine region is sophisticated yet relaxed, authentic and unique. Meandering from cellar door to cellar door is easy and spectacular with vistas of farmland, wine country and the coast.All of this is easy to get to as it is only 3 hours’ drive south of Perth.


Fly into Perth International Airport, which is serviced by over 20 international, domestic and regional airlines. Our official airline partner Singapore Airlines has some great flight options to Perth from major airports around the world.

Direct flights are also available between Melbourne and Busselton for those travelling domestically within Australia.

From the airport, it’s about a three-hour drive to the Margaret River region, where you can choose to base yourself in any of the major accommodation destinations; Busselton, Dunsborough, Yallingup or Margaret River.

South West Coachlines connects Perth and the South West region, departing daily from the City Bus Port, Domestic Airport & International Airport, Perth. South West destinations include Margaret River, Dunsborough, Busselton, Manjimup, Collie, and Bunbury. TransWA also operates a daily bus service from East Perth.

Or if you prefer to take the journey yourself, there are a number of local transport companies offering travel by airport shuttle, taxi or car hire. There are also charter vehicle companies which can cater to individual or group needs.


The Margaret River Region has accommodation to suit everyone. Whether you want a luxurious escape or need room for friends and family you can find something to suit your budget.

For the ultimate beachside escape, explore what Smiths Beach Resort has to offer. Relax in spacious, stylish accommodation ideally situated in the heart of Western Australia’s Margaret River Region. Do as much or as little as you like… the choice is yours. Savour understated style and individual attention at this Small Luxury Hotel of the World tm. Click here to book.

We encourage you to make the most of your visit to this beautiful region and plan your trip in advance. Why not check out our travel packages available or Margaret River.com accommodation hub for more accommodation options.


Find more regional information relating to travel distance, driving times, accommodation, attractions and tours visit  Margaret River.com. If you are having issues finding accommodation online, please contact us at info@gourmetescape.com.au.