Main Street Historic Walk – Site 18

The house was built in 1929 by a Mr B. Hudspeth for Mr Robert Wise and family. Robert Wise came from Augusta and started a charabanc service, transporting travelers around the district. He also started a garage opposite. In 2006 Kim Wedderburn bought the site and built a large double story complex comprising his travel agency, accommodation units and Margaret River Bookshop.


Reference map of Margaret River with site numbers

Margaret River Town 1894-1984 by Mavis Wise

Margaret River Stories by Guy Jennings, ISBN 9780646575346

A History of the Catholic Community of Margaret River District by Merilyn Hutton

Margaret River & District Historical Society photo collection

John Alferink from my recollections of the town after being in the area for over 68 years, John Alferink 2021