The Margaret River

The beautiful Margaret River. 🙂

Margaret River & Beyond

The Margaret River is only a small river, about 60 km long and has a catchment area of only 470 sq kms.

Along its course the river passes through national parks, wetlands, a range of diverse farmland and of course the town of Margaret River.

The weirs across the river have been constructed with fishways to enable migration of native fish upstream. Keeping the river clean and healthy enables many species of fish to thrive in the river and its tributaries.

This little waterfall is a popular attraction when it is flowing.

The towns water supply comes from Ten Mile Brook Dam which is built on a tributary of the river.

Over the summer months the Margaret River does not flow out to the ocean, it is closed off by a sandbar at the mouth of the river but as winter rains swell the catchment areas the river will break…

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