PARK IN PROFILE: Taunton Farm Holiday Park, Western Australia
Where: 8113 Bussel Highway, Cowaramup, set right in the heart of Margaret River, part of Western Australia’s famous wine, food, nature and surf region.
10 words or less: The great Aussie farm outback experience. Family-friendly, tranquil setting.
The lowdown: After grabbing your Perth campervan rental it’s a beautiful three and a half hour drive from Perth to reach Taunton Farm Holiday Park, the ideal place to park your Western Australian campervan wheels – especially given April is “Aussie Wine Month”. Nestled amongst forest and close to Margaret River’s attractions, the farm-themed park spoils its visitors with its peaceful environment and friendly atmosphere.
Margaret River is known as one of the world’s best fine wine regions and is highly regarded for its chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet blends. Some cellar door highlights include Evans & Tate, Cullen Wines, Peacetree Estate, Voyager and Leeuwin Estate. With around 150 wine producers in the region, there is ample opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy some premium wine and food. The region is also home to some of Western Australia’s best surf beaches and crystal-clear waters. Tourists can also treat themselves to whale watching cruises and explore the region’s breathtaking caves.
Taunton’s farm theme provides visitors with a unique rural experience unlike no other. On this spacious farm, the whole family can get up close and personal with farm animals or simply relax and have a barbecue with neighbours. Taunton’s visitors also cherish the opportunity to discover some of the region’s incredible flora and fauna with nearby nature walks.
Accommodation options include self-contained farm-style cottages, campgrounds as well as powered caravan and motorhome sites. Taunton also features an adventure playground, wireless internet and free gas barbecues.