The Break – Margaret River

Rosie, one of the main characters in The Break, describes the town of Margaret River as –

A mix of daggy country-town shopping and alternative gift shops.

The Margaret River region as a whole has similar contrasts, where luxury resorts, and up-market wineries and restaurants co-exist with an alternative lifestyle and surfing culture.

The locals like to keep some of the area’s best bits to themselves, claiming that they can always find a beach where they don’t have to share it with tourists. Also according to a local, the best coffee to be had in Margaret River is not in the cafes in the main street, but in those in the parallel street one block away.

Margaret River Main Street


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