Travel and Accommodation



Rolling vineyards set against a backdrop of ocean and forest let you easily hop from one experience to the next. See amazing humpback whales, explore ancient caves and then stroll through forests of timber giants. Or spend the day at one of Margaret River’s great wineries, where you can relax with a glass of the region’s world-renowned wine, matched with local truffles and crayfish. The area surrounding the race course is a holiday maker's paradise!

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Trail TripS 


Need some assistance in getting to the start line? Why not take the hassle out of planning your trip by getting in touch with Trail Trips!?

The team at Trail Trips have your next trail running holiday sorted.  Their relationships with some of the leading race directors around the globe allows you to take advantage of guaranteed entry, whilst the Trail Trips team takes care of all the flights, accomodation and travel that you need to make it happen.  Let Trail Trips do the work so that you can focus on getting to the start line and having some fun.

A Trail Trips package includes:

  • Perth airport transfers;
  • 1 nights accomodation in Perth
  • 3 nights accomodation in Margaret River
  • Return bus transfers between Perth and Margaret River
  • Transport to and from race precinct
  • Post event celebration dinner with group
  • 15 week Training Plan
  • Trail Trips touring merchandise

CLICK HERE to visit their webiste and register your interest.

Suggested Accommodation

Margaret River Region:

There’s no better destination in Australia to kick back and unwind surrounded by nature, beautiful vineyards and glorious coastline, than WA’s South West. After the race, refresh the body and soul in this ultimate landscape. With a vast selection of accommodation options, including luxury retreats, group and family accommodation, budget lodgings, bed and breakfasts, caravan and camping grounds, the Margaret River Region offers something for everyone. 

Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association

A central booking agency which is a great reference when looking for a place to stay.


Karri Ridge Chalets

  • Situated in the Margaret River Region, two spacious self- contained chalets in a farm setting.   The chalets provide short term accommodation.  Great location for access to Margaret River Region, Augusta, Hamelin Bay and the Blackwood River.  Two Bedroom chalets with a full kitchen, laundry, spa bath, bbq facilities, wood fire and air-conditioning.  A great place to visit and enjoy all the Margaret River Region has to offer.
  • Located very close to the event start line
  •  Each chalet has 2 Queen Beds, one single and one rollaway, sleeping up to 6 people.
  •  Cost $180 per night for a couple plus $20 per night for extra adults
  • Contact - Tania Edwards on or Mo. 0408 447 331
  • For pics of the chalets see FB page @karriridgechalets2016 


Turner Caravan Park and Chalets

  • Promising excellent facilities, Turner Caravan Park offers a number of picturesque camping sites and three new chalets with views to the Blackwood River. You can often see visiting dolphins cruising the river. Large stingrays and pelicans are often happy to share your catch of the day near the filleting tables. Located just a 15 minute drive to the event start line.
  • 2 bedroom chalets from $190 per night for 2 adults
    Camping from $33 per night for 1-2 adults
    For more information


Flinders Bay Caravan Park

Nestled on the shores of Flinder’s Bay, this beachfront caravan park offers shady, private camp sites and is dog friendly. Located just a 20 minute drive to the event start line. Camping from $33 per night for 1-2 adults

For more information


Accommodation in Perth - ALEX HOTEL


Need to stay a night or two in Perth? Alex Hotel is situated in Perth’s cultural heart and walking distance of some of the city’s best dining experiences. This boutique hotel is created by locals and designed to welcome all travellers.

Alex Hotel is offering a Friends of Alex rate with a 10% discount on accommodation. Use promo code MRULTRA when you book or get in touch by email or 6430 4000. Valid 28 April - 12 May 2018. 


Car Hire

Travel by car is recommended and car hire is available from Perth Airport. An alternative option is to catch a public bus from the Airport (East Perth Terminal) to Margaret River. Visit or call 1300 662 205 for more information and bookings.


Visitor Information 


100 Bussell Highway, Margaret River WA, 6285
Open 9am – 5pm every day except Christmas Day
(08) 9780 5911
Tip: the Margaret River Visitor Centre is surrounded by fantastic places to eat, so ask our local experts where to go for great coffee, a sumptuous winery lunch or unforgettable evening meal.



(Busselton Foreshore – beach end of Queen St) Lot 431 Queen Street, Busselton WA 6280
Open Monday- Friday: 9.00am-5.00pm, Saturday, Sundays & Public Holidays: 9.30am-4.30pm, Open 9am-3.30pm Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day.
(08) 9752 5800
Tip: Busselton Visitor Centre is located next to the famous Busselton Jetty. Be sure to take a wander while you’re there!



Shop 1 Dunn Bay Centre, 31 Dunn Bay Road, Dunsborough WA 6281
Open Monday- Friday: 9.00am-5.00pm, Saturday, Sundays & Public Holidays: 9.30am-4.30pm, Open 9am-3.30pm Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day.
(08) 9755 3517
Tip: Dunsborough Visitor Centre is located a stone’s throw away from some of the region’s most glorious beaches. Ask our local experts about the best spots.



Corner of Ellis Street and Blackwood Avenue, Augusta WA 6290
Open 9am – 5pm every day except Christmas Day
(08) 9758 0166
Tip: ask our local experts for the best spots to see whales (June – August) and wildflowers in spring.

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