Two north-south roads service the area, Bussell Highway and the slower, winding Caves Road. Numerous smaller roads connect the two, or loop down to seaside settlements renowned for their surfing opportunities. The Bussell Highway turns south 9km (5 1/2 miles) past Busselton and runs down the middle of the region, through Margaret River town to Augusta and windswept Cape Leeuwin. Caves Road runs past Dunsborough, and then swirls southward, closer to the coast, past limestone caves and through karri forests toward Augusta.
A car is almost essential. Hertz (tel. 13 30 39 in Australia) has an office in Bunbury, or call Avis (tel. 13 63 33 in Australia) for reservations in the Southwest. For a taxi, call Margaret River Taxi Service (tel. 08/9757 3444).
Several companies run sightseeing and winery tours from Margaret River or Perth, including Margaret River with Neil McLeod.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.