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Bushtucker River & Wine Tours

August 6, 2014

Virtual Tour
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Point of Difference

Margaret River Winery & Brewery Tours are a unique ‘must do’ in the Margare River region! Enjoy 40 tastings of Margaret River Wines Boutique Beers and Wild Foods! Daily10am to 5pm! Bushtucker CaveCanoe tours from Surfers beach are a fun day of adventure! Daily 10am to 2pm on the crystal Margaret River! Tours depart daily at 10am and offer a see more do more taste more approach! These State Awarded Tours, have been locally owned and operated since 1990. The business is run by Helen Lee, the inaugural Best Tour Guide in Western Australia, 1999.

Bushtucker Tours offers three exceptional tours of the Margaret River region. From quiet paddling down the majestic Margaret River to Wine and Beer tasting, with Wildfoods hand made in Margaret River.

River, Winery & Brewery and Deluxe Tours all operate Daily 10am!

Tours can be altered to suit all guests needs and requirements to make their trip to Margaret River even more memorable.

Our tours run, all year, daily!

Ask about our Maxi Deal Mondays!
Only $85 per person for the whole day all day! (conditions apply).

Also if you do both tours get $40 off per couple for the second tour!

Family deal! $220 for 2 adults, up to 3 children!

Winter Deal -$20 off per couple June to August
Awards

Telstra Innovative Business Award! Winner three State Tourism Awards 1996 and 1999, 2002.
Best Tour Guide Western Australia.
Best Heritage and Cultural Tour Western Australia.
Best Tour guide 2007, Gold award.

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Settlers Comedy Thursday

August 5, 2014

After a sold-out opening show COMEDY@SETTLERS returns this Thursday!

Vulture Culture, the organisers of Rottofest and some of Perth’s best Stand-Up Comedy rooms are bringing the best International, National and local acts to Margaret River for a special showcase of laugh out loud Comedy.

August 7th show is a double headliner featuring:

HEADLINE: Greg Fleet

Greg Fleet is a living legend of Aussie comedy, and one of the most experienced and popular stand-up comics currently working the world stage.

HEADLINE: Gary Who

With a career that has spanned three decades, Garry has worked in all facets of show business, Television, Radio, Movies, Voice-over and is one of the most sort after corporate comedians both nationally and internationally.

MC: Xavier Susai

SUPPORTS: Sam Cribb

COMEDY@SETTLERS: July 10th. Doors 8pm. Show 8.30 – 10.30pm
Tickets $10 + b/f or $15 at the door. Seated show …get in quick as seating is limited!
Tickets through http://www.settlerstavern.com
Settlers Tavern: 114 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River WA 6285 (08) 9757 2398

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Lake Cave

August 4, 2014

Address
Caves Road, Forest Grove

Website
http://www.margaretriver.com

Opening hours

Contact
(08) 9757 7411
Point of Difference

Lake Cave is, to put it simply, a mirrored wonderland. Home to the “suspended table” which weighs several tonnes and is one of the only formations of its kind in the world, Lake is the most active cave in the south west. It is the only cave on the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge that has a permanent lake. Entry access is through a spectacular doline – a large hole in the earth’s surface. It is the deepest of the three show caves run by the Augusta Margaret River Tourism Association. It is home to Caveworks, a world-class eco interpretative centre designed to help you learn about the formation and history of caves within the region, throughout Australia and around the world.

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Leeuwin Estate

August 4, 2014

Leeuwin Estate, one of the founding wineries of the now famous Margaret River district, consistently produces wines that rank with the world’s finest.

In 1972, following an extensive search for the area most suitable to produce the best varietal wines in Australia, legendary American winemaker, Robert Mondavi, identified the future site of the Leeuwin vineyard.

Originally a cattle farm, Leeuwin Estate evolved, under the direction of Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Robert Mondavi acting as consultant and mentor.

A nursery was planted in 1974 and the initial vineyards were deep-ploughed, deep-ripped, emptied of stone, planned, pegged, measured, marked and eventually planted by hand over a five year period from 1975.

Featuring state-of-the art facilities, the winery building was opened in 1978, celebrating with a trial vintage. Leeuwin enjoyed its first commercial vintage in 1979, and was thrust into the international spotlight when Decanter Magazine gave its highest recommendation to the 1980 “Art Series” Chardonnay in an international blind tasting.

Maintaining a team of highly skilled and dedicated winemakers, and now under the direction of two generations of the founding family, Leeuwin now exports to over 30 countries.

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CinéfestOZ serves up feast of films for 2014

August 2, 2014

CinéfestOZ has unveiled its biggest program to date with more than 60 films on offer at this year’s festival, which starts on August 20th.

The 2014 program will feature 14 Australian, 10 French and one “Aussies Abroad” feature-length films, 13 community screenings and 29 short films over the five day event in the South West of Western Australia.

Among the list of Australian films are the six finalists for CinéfestOZ’s inaugural $100,000 Film Prize – Felony, Son of a Gun, The Reckoning, The Waler: Australia’s Great War Horse and MIFF@CinéfestOZ films My Mistress and Paper Planes.

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Margaret River Weekend Surf Forecast

August 1, 2014

Friday
Easing SW swell with E/NE tending N/NE winds.
Saturday
Moderate SW swell with W’ly tending S/SE winds.
Sunday
Large increase in W/SW groundswell through the afternoon with E/NE tending variable winds.

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Margaret River Farmers’ Market • Now Every Saturday! • Think Seasonal, Think Fresh, Think Local!

July 31, 2014

When:
Every Saturday 8am – 12pm

Where:
At the Shire Building Grounds, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River.