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The Margaret River Pro

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Owen Wright

 

The Margaret River Pro forms part of the World Surf League (WSL) World Championship Tour (WCT), where the top ranked 34 male and top ranked 16 female surfers compete over a 12-day period. This is one of eleven WCT events globally, which occur at iconic destinations including O’ahu Hawaii, Lower Trestles California, Jeffreys Bay South Africa and Teahup’o Tahiti. The event, now in its 32nd year, is as a celebration of sun, surf, food and arts in an extraordinary natural environment! So head down to Surfers Point, Prevelly to watch the best surfers in the world battle it out.

Surfing Western Australia is thrilled to confirm the return of the Margaret River Pro to the World Surf League (WSL) World Championship Tour (WCT) calendar for 2018 and 2019.

The Margaret River Pro is a premier event on the WA calendar attracting the best male and female surfers in the world including Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning, John John Florence, Carissa Moore and Stephanie Gilmore.

It has proven to yield strong economic and tourism results for regional WA, attracting local, intrastate, interstate and international visitors to the South West.

The full World Championship Tour calendar and confirmed event dates will be released by the WSL later this year.

Don’t miss the Margaret River Pro 2018 from April 11 to 22 at Surfers Point, Prevelly. If you’re planning to attend this event, you will be glad to know that our Margaret River Beach House is close to Surfers Point. Our accommodation is fully furnished and complete with everything you will need to have a relaxing holiday.

We have a great selection of houses. Prevelly Villas offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. Have an enjoyable holiday and bring your family and friends along.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Emergence Creative Festival

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Emergence CreativeBy bringing together creatives from a wide range of areas, the four-day event encourages participants to look beyond their own specialisation and broaden their thinking. You’ll leave inspired, refreshed and ready to create something great.

Each year, professionals from music, film, advertising, digital and the visual arts travel to one of the world’s most beautiful locations, Margaret River, to share recent developments in their disciplines as well as emerging trends in a series of workshops and talks.

But it’s not just a conference: you’ll enjoy concerts showcasing the country’s best emerging musical acts, exhibitions with work by local artists, meals in the region’s famous wineries, light installations and countless other happenings.

Emergence Creative runs from Wednesday March 21 through to Saturday March 24, 2018 in Margaret River region.

It’s the perfect way to start your creative year.

The Emergence Creative Festival turns the iconic Margaret River Region into a creative playground for 3 days of inspiring keynotes, hands-on workshops, out-of-the-box colabs and incredible satellite events. If you’re a creative, you must attend the Emergence Creative Festival.

Create and be inspired. Meet like-minded individuals and compare notes. Gain an understanding of the diverse creative disciplines and feel refreshed and ready to take on creative endeavours.

Don’t miss Emergence Creative Festival from Wednesday March 21 through to Saturday March 24, 2018 in Margaret River region.

Our Margaret River Winery Accommodation is located in Margaret River. If you’re planning to attend the Emergence Creative Festival, our accommodation provides the perfect base. Enjoy the festival and then explore the grogeous Margaret River region at your own pace.

You’ll be delighted to know that we have a great selection of houses. Our accommodation offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. Featuring a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens and lawns, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more, our houses are perfect for your needs.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Sculpture by the Bay

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Sculpture By The BayGet your art fix and be amazed by the spectacular works of art at Sculpture by the Bay. An annual exhibition of sculpture, held in conjunction with the Arts Festival over the three days of the March long weekend, Sculpture by the Bay is an absolute must see!

Held on the Dunsborough Foreshore, you’ll love the atmosphere – come along with your family and friends and enjoy some beautiful art!

The Dunsborough Art Festival and Sculpture By The Bay held every Labour Day March long weekend displays the growth and evolution of the community’s cultural aspirations. You’ll be amazed by the magnificent sculptures.

Free Saturday and Sunday evening family concerts, family-orientated activities, local craft and art markets, Dunsborough Youth X Factor competition and Sculpture by the Bay take centre stage. Bring your family and friends along. There is something for everyone.

The festival uses the natural environmental stage of the foreshore to attract locals and visitors to participate in and celebrate. The event reflects our local identity and promotes public art and opportunities for emerging and established artists to exhibit sculptural works in Dunsborough. The Dunsborough Foreshore at the end of Dunn Bay Road is transformed, as artists provide a visual display of outdoor sculptural works for all to enjoy.

This notable art event has continually grown year after year. The event commenced in2010 with just 12 artworks on display, but now over 30 works are displayed each year. Public participation grows every year with over 4000 people viewing the art in March 2017.

Their purpose is to foster interest in Public artwork; to provide a venue for artists of outdoor works to exhibit; and in particular, to develop a Sculpture Trail within the Dunsborough area.

See the amazing sculptures on display on the Dunsborough Foreshore from March 3 –5. Don’t miss Sculpture by the Bay.

Our Margaret River Beach House is close to Dunsborough Foreshore. Feel at home at our accommodation and book your stay with us. Our accommodation is fully furnished and complete with all the amenities you will need.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Sunsmart Busselton Half Marathon, 10km run and 5km Fun Run

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Sunsmart Busselton Half Marathon

The Sunsmart Busselton Half Marathon, 10km run and 5km fun run is held annually on the 2nd Saturday in February. The event has grown from 200 participants in 2009, the first year, to over 1300 participants in 2017. This year, the event will be bigger and better. Don’t miss this muc-anticipated marathon.

The Busselton Half Marathon raises funds for various community groups. Over the past few years it has raised money for FAUNA, Busselton Volunteer Marine Rescue and the WA Disabled Sport Association. Join the fun run and help out a good cause as well.

Former Olympic Marathon Runner, Steve Moneghetti is the 2018 Ambassador for the half marathon. Steve will lead the 100 mins pace train for the half (4.45mins/km) and will also hold a recovery run on the Sunday following the event.

A special presentation evening with Steve on “How to Be the Best Distance Runner You Can Be” will be held on the Friday evening prior to the event, along with a delicious buffet meal prepared especially by “Kitchen Takeovers Chef Tim Whitty”. Tickets are only $40 and available from the website.

Don’t miss this exciting fun run which will be held at Busselton Foreshore on February 10, 2018. Our Margaret River Beach House is just a few minutes away from Busselton Foreshore. Our resort is the perfect base as you enjoy this fantastic sports event.

All our houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens and lawns, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more. Bring your family and friends and enjoy this exciting event. Book your stay at our resort and enjoy our fully furnished apartments.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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The Margaret River Region Open Studios

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Margaret River Region Open Studios v1127 visual artists and artisans are expected to open the doors to their art studios and workshops, delivering a unique experience for art lovers to meet the creator of the artwork, peruse original artworks and of course purchase artwork. Work may include painting, drawings, sculpture, hand blown glass, print making, handmade furniture, as well as jewellery, ceramics, textiles and many other media.

Geographically grouped venues across Busselton, Margaret River, Augusta, Vasse, Yallingup, Quindalup, Dunsborough, Cowaramup will be shown on maps so visitors can design their own art trails.

The Margaret River Region Open Studios is a 16-day event offering a trail of discovery for all art lovers.

Entry is FREE to all Art Lovers.

Participating artists will open their art studios and workshops across the whole of the Margaret River Wine Region.

Each open studio will be clearly identified on a detailed map in our collectable 2018 Event Catalogue which will be available online and widely distributed in the run-up to the event. Have fun planning your favourite art trail.

The Margaret River Region Open Studios will be held at Cape to Cape Region from April 28 to May 13, 2018. Our Margaret River Beach House is just a few minutes away.

Our accommodation is fully furnished and complete with all the amenities you will need. All our houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens and lawns, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more. Enjoy preparing home-cooked meals in our fully equipped kitchen. Bring your furry friends along and enjoy our dog-friendly accommodation. We have a fenced yard especially for dogs.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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50th Anniversary Community Wine Fair

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50th Anniversary Community Wine Fair

The Community Wine Fair will be a fun event celebrating and showcasing Margaret River Wine. A thank you from the wine industry to the local community the event will consist of stalls from a large selection of wine producers, a range of food trucks & pop-up food producers as well as live music and entertainment. Informal and fun masterclasses will also to be held on the day.

Enjoy the 50th Anniversary Community Wine Fair on 10 December 2017 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Stalls will include After Hours Wine, Aravina Estate, Arimia, Arthur Wines, Beneath The Kite, Brash Vineyard, Brookline Valley, Capel Vale Wines, Clairault | Streicker, Clown Fish & Cowaramup Wines, Deep Woods Estate, Devils Lair, Dormilona, Flametree Wines, Flying Fish Cove, Fraser Gallop Estate, Howard Park Wines, KarriBindi, Lenton Brae Winery, Morlet of Margaret River, Moss Wood, Oates Ends, Robert Oatley Vineyards, Saracen Estates, Stella Bella Wines, the alchemists, Thompson Estate, Vasse Felix, Voyager Estate, Willespie, Windows Estate, Woodlands Wines, Woody Nook Wines, Xanadu Wines and Yallingup Cheese and Goon Tycoons…and plenty more!

Indulge in the finest wines and most decadent treats. Don’t miss the 50th Anniversary Community Wine Fair at Pioneer Park. Our Margaret River Beach House is just a short drive from Pioneer Park.

Bring your family and have a fantastic holiday in Margaret River. We have a great selection of houses. Prevelly Villas offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. All our houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more. Bring your furry friends along and have fun in our pet-friendly accommodation.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Sandman 50 Relay

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Whether you share the moment in company, sifting through the remains of last night’s high tide, or go it alone with silent stingrays and dancing crabs, admiring the improbable grace of pelicans, this 50 kilometre beach run promises a mostly firm and flat surface.

50km or 25km relay, from Dunsborough to Busselton, along the firm flat sands of Geographe Bay, at low tide, and during the full moon.
Sandman 50 Relay
Sandman 50 reflects the regularity of astronomy, a race aligned with a full moon, a low, low tide, and a perfectly timed sunrise. You will be able to run freely in the coolness either side of dawn, but you will also get wet feet, and shoes are definitely optional. There are no roads or pavements – just start to finish sand, water and rocks, the way nature intended it.

Enjoy a fantastic rin at the Sandman 50 Relay. Bring your family and friends and experience this awesome run on January 2, 2018 at Old Dunsborough Jetty. Our Margaret River Beach House is just a short drive from Old Dunsborough Jetty.

Bring your family and have a fantastic holiday in Margaret River. We have a great selection of houses. Prevelly Villas offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. All our houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more. Our cosy and fully furnished houses provide the perfect ambience to relax and enjoy your holiday. Bring your furry friends along and have fun in our pet-friendly accommodation. Enjoy a splendid holiday with your dogs. Have everything you need at our pet-friendly accommodation.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Act-Belong-Commit Augusta Adventure Fest 2017

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Don’t miss the Act-Belong-Commit Augusta Adventure Fest 2017 from 4 November 2017 – 5 November 2017.

This really is the adventure race experience of a lifetime thanks to… the pure energy you feel as you take to the start line with thousands of other racers… the anticipation of the unknown as you navigate each new leg… the spirit of competition coursing through your veins whether you’re pushing yourself for a place or out there to enjoy the views and the camaraderie of being part of something BIG…

Act-Belong-Commit Augusta Adventure Fest

With 11 years of rich history behind it – the Act-Belong-Commit Augusta Adventure Fest is the biggest adventure race in the world. And it will be back even bigger and better in 2017 for adventure racers to dive right into the wilds of South West WA.

Everyone is ‘down-south this weekend with over 3,400 competitors and 10,000. There are so many aspects of this remarkable event that make it an amazing experience for everyone; one you’d be mad to miss!

Augusta Adventure Race (long course race) – the premier event
Augusta MINI Adventure Race (short course race)
Augusta Junior Survivor (kids race)
Why: This is the ultimate race experience for any outdoor enthusiast; a must-do action weekend you’d be mad to miss.
Entries: Entries for the 2017 Act-Belong-Commit Augusta Adventure Fest will open in April 2017

Vist augustaadventurefest.com.au to enter today!

Don’t miss this exciting adventure happening from November 4 − 5 at Turner Caravan Park. Our Margaret River Winery Accommodation is a short drive from Turner Caravan Park.

Our accommodation offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. All our houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens and lawns, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more. Aside from that, our accommodation is a dog friendly property. Bring your pets along and have a wonderful holiday.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Nightmare Maze

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THE NIGHTMARE MAZE IS BACK!!! Try to find your way through the maze while the lost souls torment those who dare enter. A terrifyingly entertaining night of fear and fun! Will you be brave enough to make it to the end???

HALLOWEEN weekend Friday 27th & Saturday 28th October 7pm-10pm. Time slots are 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm and 9:30pm.

Adults $22Nightmare Maze
Concessions and under 18’s $16.50

HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS. PRIZES FOR BEST DRESSED.

This is a LIVE SCARE EVENT not for the faint-hearted……

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your start time to get checked in.

Café will be open for food and drinks on both nights 6:30pm-10pm.

Don’t miss Nightmare Maze on October 28 at Yallingup Maze.

Our Margaret River Beach House is just a short drive from Yallingup Maze.

Prevelly Villas offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. Whether you’re on your own or traveling with a group, you’l find our charming houses ideal. All our houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more. Prepare delicious meals for friends and loved ones. Sit by the fire and relax. Our accommodation is dog-friendly, so you can bring your furry little friends on holiday. You won’t have to leave your pets at home. Our accommodation has facilities your dogs would love.

Prevelly Villas offers two separate single level holiday homes. Each villa has three bedrooms and can sleep up to six people, one bathroom-with laundry, and one separate toilet. Open plan floorspaces create compact and cosy smaller houses, with high timbered ceilings and  garden outlooks. Relax and enjoy your well-deserved holiday.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Margaret River Gourmet Escape

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Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Audi returns with an additional day added to the programme to celebrate the famed wine region’s 50th anniversary from Thursday 16 – Sunday 19 November 2017.

With favourite events such as Feast in the Forest and Sunset, Beats & Bites returning to the programme, there are plenty of foodie experiences to indulge in, get stuck in!

 

Gourmet Escape
This year’s line-up will see many fresh faces travelling from all corners of the globe including the world’s most renowned wine critic, Jancis Robinson OBE MW, as well as a special appearance from Australian favourite Curtis Stone who will officially open the festival at the Audi Gourmet Beach BBQ on Thursday evening. Pierre Koffmann (La Tante Claire, London), Luke Nguyen (Red Lantern, Sydney) and Asia’s best female chef May Chow (Little Bao, Hong Kong) will also join us, plus we welcome back Alex Atala, Rick Stein, Dan Hong, Andre Chiang #14 on the World’s 50 Best and local favourite Matt Stone! View the full line-up here.

The Gourmet Escape programme is full of incredible experiences and collaborations; from cruising across Geographe Bay at the Nautical Feast aboard Kimberley Quest II; feasting on a Latin American collaboration between Alex Atala and Porteno at Argentina to Amazon at Larry Cherubino; and hitting new heights on The High Life with Paul Iskov, this is one Gourmet Escape you don’t want to miss.

Tickets go on sale Friday 28 July at 12pm WST (2pm EST), but in the meantime, take a look at the extraordinary programme and line up and start planning your perfect Gourmet Escape!

Enjoy the Margaret River Gourmet Escape from November 16 – 19 in various venues all over Margaret River.

Our Margaret River Beach House is located in Margaret River. Book your stay at our resort and have a wonderful time.

All our houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens and lawns, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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