Margaret River and the South-West region's tourism, hospitality and events scene have been bolstered, with the popular Cabin Fever Festival set to return with an expanded program of events in 2023 and 2024. The 10-day food, wine and entertainment festival is spread across the South-West, with key events in Margaret River and Busselton, and further pop-up events spread across the region
The 2023 festival will run from 14 to 23 July and offer a mixture of free and ticketed events, encouraging visitors to enjoy the region during the off-peak season.
WA was named by Lonely Planet as one of the 30 best places in the world to visit in 2023, and Perth to Margaret River as one of the top 5 journeys.
WA's popularity has also been recognised by global media company FORBES naming Perth as one of the Top 10 places to visit in 2023, and Perth as the only Australian destination recognised, with the capital noted for offering a laid-back, relaxed atmosphere and a unique water-focused lifestyle.