Visiting Yallingup

Things to do in Yallingup and Margaret River

Wildwood Valley is located in the vibrant Margaret River wine region with its abundance of excellent wineries, cellar doors, restaurants, cafes and art galleries. Add the ultimate in blissful beaches, wild coastal walks, animal attractions for the littlies, ice creameries and chocolatiers for kids of all ages and you have everybody’s ideal holiday destination.

That said, it’s also the perfect place to do nothing at all.

Wildwood Valley is less than 10 minutes’ drive from Yallingup Beach and Smiths Beach. Yallingup is famous for its world class surf break and breathtaking sunsets over the Indian Ocean. Yallingup lagoon is safe for children to swim; there’s also an adventure playground and BBQ area. Its long beach is part of the Cape to Cape walk.

Dunsborough is a small town 15 minutes from Wildwood Valley. You’ll find cafes, supermarkets and leisure shopping. The major towns of Margaret River and Busselton are both 30 minutes’ drive.

Some of our favourite things to see and do include:

Wine tasting at Margaret River’s world class wineries

Our favourite cellar doors include;

Indulging in a delicious meal

Casual Cafés

Winery restaurants: taste, lunch, enjoy the view


Exploring art galleries and artists’ studios

Discovering underground caves

Sightseeing the great outdoors

  • Swim, walk or surf our magnificent beaches – Meelup, Eagle Bay, Bunkers Bay, Yallingup, Smith’s Beach, Hamelin Bay, Prevelly
  • Stroll Busselton Jetty; the longest wooden jetty in the southern hemisphere, then descend 8 metres to the seabed in the Under Water Observatory
  • Play golf at one of two excellent championship golf courses in Dunsborough  or Margaret River at very reasonable prices.
  • Watch whales with Naturaliste Charters (Dunsborough) during their annual migration between August and December. Or look out from Point Piquet.
  • Join divers to explore the artificial reef created by the sinking of H.M.A.S. Swan in Geographe Bay
  • Catch the sun set from horseback in a ride through bush
  • Walk part or all of the 120-kilometre Cape to Cape track that stretches the length of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park. Divided into short walks, visitors can explore the contrasting terrains of sandy beaches and clifftop paths, to shady forests and rocky coasts. Wildflowers and orchids are plentiful in spring.

Entertaining the young and young at heart

Relax while someone else cooks

  • Goanna Café, Yallingup – hampers
  • Gourmet To Go, Dunsborough – hampers
  • Mealup Café, Dunsborough – take home meals
  • Merchant and Maker, Dunsborough – take home meals in a jar
  • Tim Whitty, Kitchen Takeovers. Private chef and private cooking classes. 0427 744 117
  • Lamonts, Smiths Beach – hampers
  • The Larder, Margaret River – take home meals and cooking classes

Indulge in a massage

Go Horse riding

Looking for something different to see or do? Call us on 9755 2120 to discuss your plans. We happily make restaurant and other reservations on your behalf.