A Family Friendly Yallingup Holiday

Yallingup might be highly regarded for it’s legendary surf and spectacular coastline, but to those in the know, there’s plenty on offer for the entire family. We’ve explored all options, from 35 metres underground, to 18 metres above ground, no level was off limits. Here are a few of our favourites...

Wildflowers, Walks, Whales & Woylies

Seasons come and go, but it’s hard to miss Spring in the South West when nature puts on it’s annual show. There’s plenty to see and do, so dust off that hat of yours and let’s get exploring!

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Birdwatching Margaret River: A guide for nature lovers

Pelican at Old Dunsborough Boat Ramp
Blue wrens, honeyeaters and black cockatoos - here's where to find them Watching and listening to birds in their natural habitat is a relaxing way to re-connect with nature. For visitors, birdwatching in Margaret River may not rank as highly as spotting a kangaroo  but one thing's for sure, there's plenty of opportunity to view Australia's feathered fauna here. Spotting the birds of the South West is a fun way to get out and about in the great outdoors. On a bird walk not only will you encounter the avifauna (galahs, wrens, cockatoos) you'll experience the beauti...

Walking trails near Yallingup

Yallingup Coastal Walk
Hiking is a great way to discover the Margaret River region Photos by Jennifer Morton The Margaret River region is a Mecca for nature lovers who enjoy spending a day (or more) in the Great Outdoors. When holidaying in Yallingup, you're spoiled for choice of walking trails that will allow you to discover the region's natural beauty. From short bush walks to multi-day treks along the coast, walking the trails near Yallingup and Dunsborough is an activity for just about everyone. Here are a few of our favourites walk trails in and around Yallingup to inspire you to ...

How to get to Quinninup Falls

Quinninup Falls in spring. Photo: Jennifer Morton
A guide on how to find Wilyabrup's most elusive waterfall Quinninup Falls near Yallingup aren't on the well-beaten tourist trail of the south west, and to be honest, they can be a little tricky to find. Electronic maps have been responsible for luring many tourists and locals alike down off-road tracks and sandy paths in search of the hidden waterfalls. But there's no reason to get lost in your search for the elusive falls. It's actually quite easy to find the walking trail that leads you straight to the bushland cascade. In this post, we'll share our tips on you ...

Margaret River Bubbles Tour

Last Saturday, the Wildwood Valley girls had a day out with Mark from Margaret River Bubbles Tour. Not all about the bubbles - plenty of opportunity to try lots of wines. We visited a variety of cellar doors - Mongrel Creek, Clairault, Brookwood, Credaro  and House Of Cards  - all very different. Included was a delicious lunch at Rustico. Finished off with chocolate from Gabriels. Recommended!

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Family Friendly Winter Activities in Yallingup

Winter is a fabulous time to bring your family for a holiday in the south west: there's a wealth of things to see and do without summer's crazy queues. While it's a treat to spend rainy days relaxing and reading the newspaper, with children you might not have that luxury! So we've compiled our tips for the best places to take kids in Yallingup, Dunsborough and Margaret River this winter.

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.