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Margaret River – Forest Trails

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Edge Of The Forest is perfectly located within easy walking distance to town but also on the edge of the Forest with Walk and Cycle Trails to Beautiful views of the Margaret River, birdlife and native flora.  Strolling through the Forest is both invigorating and relaxing, there are many places along the track to head down to the river to seating rest areas or fallen logs crossing the river. Cycling is also great along these trails.

Restaurants

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Edge Of The Forest guests receive 10% discounts at selected restaurants

Local Produce & Wines are abundantly available in local restaurants.  Guests staying at Edge Of The Forest receive 10% discount at Morries, Elkamo, La Scarpetta Trattoria, The Common Bistro and Goodfellas Café.   La Scarpetta also provide a complimentary glass of prosecco.  Settlers Tavern is an utterly unpretentious place where great country hospitality greets you and generous meals and large selection of beers and wines are available plus live entertainment.  We are happy to provide information on all dining options.

Beautiful Beaches

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Surfers Point Margaret River

SPECTACULAR beaches are accessible throughout the Margaret River Cape to Cape Region with  stunning views, swimming and surfing.   GNARABUP BEACH boasts the White Elephant Café and is a great option for Breakfast, Lunch or Coffee whilst soaking up the views.  The swimming is great here too.  Surfers can often be spotted riding the waves at SURFERS POINT,  GRACETOWN and REDGATE.  HAMELIN BAY is the home of Stingrays cruising up and down in the shallows for a great part of the year and CANAL ROCKS is stunning. RIVER MOUTH is fabulous for canoeing up the river from the ocean.   Let us give you tips for great beach scapes.

Boranup Karri Forest, Gallery, Café & Caves

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Boranup Forest is just 25 minutes drive from Margaret River Accommodation Edge Of The Forest Motel

Boranup Karri Forest is 25 minutes South of Margaret River on Caves Road.  Towering Karri trees, some over 60m in height, undulate across the valley making for breath-taking scenery .  This is one of the best sights in the Margaret River region.  Visit Lake Cave for a spectacular experience.  Call in for a coffee or lunch at Café Boranup then take a stroll through Boranup Gallery for some amazing local Arworks and paintings.

Local Produce Outlets & Farmers Markets

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FARM GATES & PROVIDORES – The Margaret River Region is home to amazing local produce.  Amongst the produce on offer you will find Olive Oil and related products, Nougat, Fudge, Ice Cream, Chocolate, Cheese, Venison, both from the farm gate premises and also in Margaret River township.  At the top of town is the Fudge Factory where you can view Homemade fudge and chocolate made in front of your eyes with free tastings.

FARMERS MARKET – Each Saturday morning in Margaret River the Farmers Market is held in the grounds of the Tafe.  Some mornings there are up to 50 stalls.  Only local Shires and surrounding South West Producers are eligible to host a stall.  There is a breakfast bar and coffee van and stall holders are happy to chat.  You will find fresh fruit, vegies, olive oil, locally raised meats, bread, handmade cheese, chocolate amongst the produce on offer.

Whale Watching

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Stay at Edge Of The Forest Margaret River Accommodation then go on a whale watching tour

Each year Humpback and Southern Right whales journey from Antarctica to the Margaret River region. Flinders Bay in Augusta from June to September.  Whale watching here is a very unique experience because it’s one of the few places in the world where you can observe Southern Right and Humpback whales interacting.  From September to December the whales move up to the more sheltered Geographe Bay.  Endangered Blue Whales have also been spotted here.

Cape to Cape Track

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Our Margaret River Accommodation is a great base to walk the Cape to Cape Track

In the far south west corner of Western Australia, a broad peninsula projects into the Indian Ocean.  Running north to south along its western edge, between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin, is a windswept limestone ridge, perched on a basement of ancient and resistant granite rocks. This long thin strip of land forms the backbone of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, and is the setting of the Cape to Cape Walk Track, a 140 kilometre long trail

Find Out More at http://www.capetocapetrack.com.au

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