CinefestOZ acknowledges the Wardandi, Piblemen, Menang and Yawuru people, the spiritual and cultural custodians of this land on which we live and work. We honour and respect the significant role First Nations people play in our community and in guiding us and allowing our festival to flourish.
Travelling to the South West
Head to Margaret River Region’s website to download a handy regional map, travel guide, self-drive itineraries and online interactive map of the region.
Travel by Car from Perth
Take the Kwinana Freeway out of Perth city, and this will become Forrest Highway. Follow the signs to Bunbury and Busselton, travelling via the Bussell Highway.
You can also try the more scenic inland route from Perth. Adding an extra half an hour or so onto your trip, the South Western Highway guides you inland from the suburb of Armadale, Pinjarra, Waroona, Harvey, Brunswick Junction, Bunbury then Busselton.
Once arrived at Busselton you are at the gateway to the rest of the Margaret River Region, which includes the towns of Dunsborough, Yallingup, Cowaramup, Margaret River and Augusta.
To drive from Busselton to Cowaramup, Margaret River and Augusta there are two main options. The speedier route is via Bussell Highway, which travels through the heart of each of these towns. The more scenic route follows Caves Road, which travels through the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park.
Visit the Margaret River Region’s website for more information about Self-drive itineraries or download the Drive Trails booklet
Travel by Coach/Bus from Perth
South West Coach Lines connects Perth and the South West region, departing daily from the City Bus Port, Domestic Airport & International Airport, Perth. South West destinations include Margaret River, Dunsborough, Busselton, Manjimup, Collie and Bunbury.
TransWA also operates a daily bus service from East Perth.
Travel by Plane
Melbourne just got closer! East Coast travelers can now get to the festival directly from Melbourne to the Busselton Margaret River Airport. Flights are operated by Jetstar, and this direct route is offered three times per week.
Perth Airport is one of Australia’s closest airports to South East Asia, Europe and Africa and is serviced by over 20 international, domestic and regional airlines.
The Margaret River Region is an easy three hour drive south of Perth.