Margaret River Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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Travel Blogs from Margaret River
... were wild stingrays! They were huge, and very friendly. I pet one and was shocked at how slimy they are! I was expecting their skin to be rough, but it was quite the opposite. I honestly didn't do much at Hamlin Bay because I slept most of those couple hours away. For anyone wondering, I used plenty of sunscreen, even though I hate putting it on.
That evening we went back to Bonnie Doon Beach House for dinner, played banana grams (once ...
... from the sun so make sure you cover up. We continued on further inland and I saw my first witchetty grub!!
We continued on to a bridge crossing the river and started the climb up 350+ (I counted 354 and Kylie counted 360) stairs to the top. This was a decent climb and deserved a rest at the top to take in the stunning views of the rolling hills and impressive houses and properties in the distance to the South and East.
On one side of the caravan park is the Margaret River Dairy Co so we walked over there for some cheese tasting and on the other side is 3 Oceans Winery so we tried that too. Afterwards Chris said I looked a bit flushed and glazed and all before lunch time. So we headed into Cowaramup and found a lovely "deli" with tastings of all sorts of jams and sauces, pesto and dukka - lovely! We got to try lots of things that I wouldn't normally buy.
Margaret River Regional ...
... and base ourselves at "Big Valley", a working sheep farm and caravan park about 8kms from the main hub of Margaret River township. Its a long time since our last short visit in this area and memories are a bit vague but its a pretty sensational region, 130 + wineries, 10 breweries .... whats not to like? Yes, we did visit a few wineries and there are some spectacular ones in terms of gardens, cellar door setup etc. but ...
... up to the Cowaramup Brewery before it was even open and at 11:00am I had my first beer tasting of the day. After that we went to Cheeky Monkey Brewery, which was absolutely delightful. It was set on a lake with beautiful views of vineyards, you couldn't have asked for more on such a lovely day. As it was a brewery, of course there was not only more beer tasting done, but as it was also a winery, there was ...