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Published October 5th 2018
Get Lost in Margaret River
The name says it all: A Maze'n is truly amazing. Located just 4km South of Margaret River, this wonderland will delight young and old. Plan to spend at least half a day exploring the gardens, playground, art, sculptures, games, mini golf, delicious food and six mazes.
Getting lost in the giant hedge maze is definitely the highlight. Covering half a hectare, this 24 year old maze comprises 2000 Leighton's Green plants. Wander the 1.5km of paths (sometimes over and over!), to find the lookout tower in the centre. On your journey, keep a lookout for the nine bench seats, each carved in a different shape including owl, fish, horse and lolly wrapper. If you do get lost, a shortcut is available!
The gardens are gorgeous and include some rare Western Australian Native species. Set amongst the lakes, camellias and banksia gardens, outside games such as chess and draughts, snakes and ladders, hopscotch, bocce and quoits, entice guests. There are also several smaller mazes including Turn Left, Stepping Stone, Paved Hill, Celtic Labyrinth and Rose Walk.
Access to the gas barbeques is included in the entry fee and the grounds have plenty of shaded picnic areas. There is also an amazing café. The award-winning scones are an absolute delight. Served on fine china, the scones are served with an abundance of jam and cream. The café supports local producers by using Margaret River free range eggs, Margaret River Woodfired Bread, Leeuwin Grass Fed Beef and Simmo's Ice cream.