Beautiful Ireland!

Kinsale, Ireland
Our intrepid travellers (and bosses!), Sioban and Carlo, have taken some precious time out from their busy schedules of conducting tours of Tuscany and hosting cooking classes to travel to the home of Sioban’s ancestors, Ireland! They, along with their children Giacomo and Shanna, have enjoyed visiting gorgeous villages, experienced breathtaking scenery and sampled some great food - especially seafood – in Galway. The only downer? The weather! Oh well, you can’t have everything! Now it’s back to work for them as they recommence the weekly tours, then it ...

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Congratulations Vasse Virgin

After two years of legal dispute with Sir Richard Branson, Vasse Virgin have been successful in their bid to keep their name. A win for the little man!! If you haven't visited Vasse Virgin, it is well worth it - delicious olive products to eat, and pamper the body. One of my favourite places.

Augusta Boat Harbour

Cape Leeuwin, the south western point of mainland Australia, has long been famous for its strong westerly winds and huge swells. For cruisers attempting to circumnavigate Australia, the lack of safe overnight anchorage has long been an issue. Now, thanks to the Regions for Royalties programmes, Augusta has a new $36 million harbour. As well as a safe anchorage, the new harbour is also expected to boost whale watching numbers.

Margaret River Region wins prestigious award

    The Margaret River Region has topped the delicious Produce Award for " Outstanding Region In Australia"     Pip Close accepted the award on behalf of the region in front of a packed house at the prestigious Bennelong       Restaurant at the Opera House on Monday evening.       Well done everyone!!!

Yallingup in Spring – Walking the Cape to Cape Track

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse - 360 degree views of Geographe Bay and Indian Ocean
When spring finally comes around one of my favourite things to do is walk a section of the Cape to Cape Track. Wildflowers are in bloom, the whales are migrating south after calving north of Broome and finally the weather is warming up.

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse Tour

Hi I’m Lizzy, Wildwood Valley’s marketing manager. I’m lucky enough to live in Dunsborough about 10 minutes’ drive from Wildwood with my husband and 2 daughters. Maddy is aged 3.5 years and Charlotte is 8 months. We’re spoilt for choice with so many great things to do in the south west ...