Things To Do

Beautiful Beaches for Swimming, Surfing & Sightseeing

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Surfers Point Margaret River

SPECTACULAR beaches throughout the Margaret River Cape to Cape Region provide 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 home to Stingrays cruising up and down in the shallows during the warmer months.  Canal Rocks and Sugarloaf Rock are absolutely stunning.  River Mouth is fabulous for canoeing.   Surfers Point is a fabulous place to watch the sun set into the ocean.  Let us give you tips for great beach scapes.

Wineries – Breweries & Wine Tours – 10% discount available for some tours

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10% discount for guests staying at Edge Of The Forest Accommodation Margaret River

WINERIES & BREWERIES  Margaret River is one of Australia’s premier wine regions and produces over 20 percent of Australia’s premium wine market.  You can visit many Winery cellar doors for tastings, behind the scenes tours and lunch.  Whether you are looking to visit an Iconic Winery or more boutique cellar door we are happy to help you make your choice.  Lunching in a winery can be a wonderful experience with world class chefs showcasing local produce in a beautiful setting, some with spectacular views.  There are several Boutique breweries in the Margaret River Region producing award winning beers.  Lunch is more relaxed, but the quality of food is excellent with a strong emphasis on local produce.  Playgrounds are provided to entertain the children.  Brewhouse Brewery is just 3 minutes walk from Edge Of The Forest.

WINE TOURS –   Sit back, relax and enjoy a fun filled and informative day visiting local Wineries, Breweries and food outlets on a Wine Tour.  Edge Of The Forest Guests are eligible for 10% discount from Vintage Wine Tours, Margaret River Tours, McLeod Tours and Bushtucker Tours.  We are happy to assist in choosing the right tour for you, whether it be a Full Day or Half Day.


Margaret River Walk & Cycle Trails join the Property

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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 – discounts available

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

Margaret River has a range of restaurants to suit everyone.  There is a strong emphasis on local Produce and Wines.  All Guests staying at Edge Of The Forest are eligible for 10% discount at Morries, Elkamo, La Scarpetta Trattoria, The Common Bistro and Goodfellas Café.   La Scarpetta also provides a complimentary glass of prosecco if we book for you.  Vasse Felix Winery will provide a free glass of bubbles with lunch if we make your booking.  There are many dining and lunching options and we are happy to help you choose.

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

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