Getting high in nature, Australia’s South West

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    Albany

    The breathtaking beauty of Albany's rugged coastline creates a fitting backdrop to a dramatic whaling, convict and settler history and a sensational south coast adventure. The Albany Highway gets you there in just five hours from Perth, while a direct…

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    Armadale

    Armadale brings you nearer to nature and a bygone era, inviting you to explore the natural bushlands of the Darling Range, animal parks, botanical gardens, museums and heritage architecture. The town is situated half an hour to the south east…

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    Arthur River

    The charming farming community of Arthur River has ridden on the sheep's back since the mid 1800s. Today, it invites you to discover its country heritage, dazzling wildflower country, pretty picnic spots and thrilling water sports. Following the Albany Highway…

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    Australia’s Coral Coast

    The only region in Australia where you can take a sunny beach holiday at pretty much any time of year, the Coral Coast experience begins among the mysterious formations of the Pinnacles formed over millions of years near Cervantes. Beyond…

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    Australia’s Golden Outback

    Beyond rich gold rush heritage, bountiful treasures lie in Australia's Golden Outback. Prepare to be dazzled by Australia's whitest beach - Lucky Bay in Esperance. View some of the largest collections of spring wildflowers on the planet. Ride one of…

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    Australia’s South West

    One of the world's 34 biodiversity hot-spots, Australia's South West is also one of the most varied holiday experiences. It's all here - world-class wine and food, stunning walking trails and beaches, world-famous surf breaks, whale watching, dolphin encounters, ancient caves,…

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    Australind

    Australind is an aquatic paradise - a place virtually surrounded by water with the Brunswick and Collie Rivers to the east and south and the Leschenault Estuary to the west. It's a great place for boating, sailing, windsurfing and fishing,…

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    Baldivis

    Baldivis is a leisure mecca for Perth's lovers of water sports, situated just a half hour drive south of the city. Five man-made lakes, a slalom course and jumps draw pros and novices to its wake and water ski parks,…

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    Balingup

    Set in the picturesque upper reaches of the Blackwood River Valley, Balingup is an inspiration to many artisans, from artists and crafts people to wine makers and providors of gourmet produce. Follow one of Western Australia's top tourist drives, or…

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    Beverley

    Marvel at Western Australia's aviation history at the Aeronautical Museum and the magnificent machines of the industrial age at Avondale Discovery Farm in Beverly. One of Western Australia's oldest settlements, this rural heritage town in the wheat-sheep belt sits on…

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    Binningup

    A well kept local secret, Binningup is blessed with a 40 kilometre stretch of white sandy beach, much of which is sheltered by reefs, creating ideal conditions for swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, boating and beach fishing. This peaceful seaside spot lies…

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    Boddington

    Nestled on the banks of the picturesque Hotham River and surrounded by undulating hills, Boddington is the ideal location for a day trip or a pleasant overnight stay. The town of Boddington is just under two hours' drive south from…

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    Boyanup

    Boyanup brings back memories of a bygone era, giving you a taste of fresh seasonal fruits and flavours direct from the farm. Soak up its country charm with a stroll through the markets and art and craft galleries, or a…

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    Boyup Brook

    Peaceful and picturesque, Boyup Brook is a country community that knows how to entertain and make you feel at home. Offering a welcome escape from modern city life and the chance to enjoy some of Western Australia's prettiest scenery, the…

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    Bridgetown

    One of the most picturesque towns in Western Australia, Bridgetown sits against a backdrop of the beautiful Blackwood River Valley and oozes old world country charm. It also serves a taste of the good life in generous portions, with wineries,…

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    Brookton

    The historic Wheatbelt town of Brookton gives you glimpses of what life was like before and after the arrival European settlers, with grand heritage architecture and natural habitats teeming with rare native wildlife. You can make the journey from city…

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    Brunswick

    Known as the 'Cream of the South West', Brunswick invites you to take a scenic drive through the Darling Range and green rolling dairy pastures to discover a rich pioneering history and picturesque picnic spots. In under two hours driving…

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    Bunbury

    The cosmopolitan city of Bunbury is renowned for its wild but friendly bottlenose dolphins which you can meet at the shoreline or out in the bay aboard a dolphin watching and swimming tour. It's also the setting of many maritime…

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    Burswood

    Burswood is a buzzing hub of entertainment on Perth's doorstep, boasting Western Australia's only licenced casino, a hotel complex, world-class events, unique parklands and abundant wildlife. Sitting on the Burswood Peninsula, surrounded by the waters of the Swan River, Burswood…

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    Capel

    The quaint rural town of Capel invites you to explore the world's only naturally occurring tuart forest, feast on local wines and produce, relax on pristine beaches or fish the Capel River. Situated on the banks of the Capel River,…

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    Chidlow

    Chidlow, in the heart of the Darling Range, is a charming country town, surrounded by beautiful countryside criss-crossed with trails through native flora and fauna rich woodlands. It's the ideal base for bushwalking, cycling and horse riding, as well as…

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    City Beach

    Of the 19 glorious white sand beaches that Perth has been blessed with, City Beach is one of the favourites. This beautifully clean and uncrowded beach is popular with surfers, backpackers and families keen to enjoy some of the 3,000 hours of…

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    Collie

    Collie is an outdoor adventure playground nestled in a scenic forested valley in the Darling Ranges. All the beauty, challenges and thrills of the South West bushland are right here. Think white water rafting, water skiing, canoeing, bush camping and…

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    Corrigin

    Corrigin is a popular stopover when visiting Hyden's Wave Rock and the seasonal wildflowers of the area. Located two and a half hours drive east of Perth; Corrigin is a very attractive, tidy wheat belt town. Tour the surrounding countryside…

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    Cottesloe

    Home to one of Western Australia's most iconic beaches, Cottesloe is famous for its swimming, surfing, Indian Ocean sunsets, lively Sunday sessions and world-class annual sculpture park exhibition. From the city, it's a 15 minute drive, or you can catch a…

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    Cranbrook

    Set against the backdrop of Western Australia's only mountain range, Cranbrook is your gateway to the beautiful biodiversity of Stirling Range National Park and the vineyards of Frankland Wine Region. Three hours south east of Perth, or just over an…

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    Cuballing

    In Cuballing's vast backyard sits Dryandra Woodland - one of the world's flora hotspots and the largest remnant of original woodland in the central western wheatbelt. Take a walk through town and you'll find the locals have devoted just as…

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    Dardanup

    Dardanup and the Ferguson Valley's rolling pastures, forests, spring wildflowers and rivers form a beautiful backdrop to award winning wineries, boutique breweries, fine restaurants, country retreats and a lively arts and crafts scene. Bushwalks, cycle trails, nearer to nature experiences…

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    Dawesville

    With its coastal and estuary scenery and abundant wildlife, the popular holiday spot of Dawesville is a boating, fishing and bushwalking playground. You can also test your swing on one of Australia's best golf courses and encounter the rare and…

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    Denmark

    Denmark marks the spot where forests of towering trees give way to white sandy beaches. Take a drive or walk among ancient karri tree giants, relax by the emerald waters of William Bay, feast on local wine and gourmet produce,…

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    Donnelly River

    Be dwarfed by majestic karri tree giants, one of the world's tallest hardwoods, in the pretty historic milling town of Donnelly River. Here, you'll find adventure in epic proportions too, as you tackle one of the world's great long-distance trails…

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    Donnybrook

    Western Australia's apple capital of Donnybrook invites you to discover an abundance of fresh local produce, Australia's biggest free entry fun park and its lovingly restored heritage architecture. Just two hours and 15 minutes by road south of Perth, this charming…

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    Dryandra

    Dryandra Woodland is a nature lover's dream. This wild wandoo wonderland is the largest remnant of original woodland in Australia's Western Wheatbelt and is known to be one of the world's flora and fauna hotspots. It will only take you…

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    Dumbleyung

    Dumbleyung is a town 267 kilometres southeast of Perth in the Western Australian wheatbelt. The areas main attraction is Lake Dumbleyung, the largest semi-permanent natural stretch of inland water in Western Australia. Approximately 13 kilometres long and six and a half kilometres…

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    Dwellingup

    Dwellingup is the perfect country escape just a one and a half hour drive south from Perth. Your day trip or weekend away can be filled with a variety of great outdoor adventures from camping in the jarrah forests, to…

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    Eaton

    Eaton's relaxed seaside vibe isn't the only thing that keeps holidaymakers coming to this leafy scenic town. Set on the banks of the Collie River, it's a mecca for leisurely waterside activities, including fishing, crabbing, picnics, bushwalking and boating. Less…

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    Experience Perth

    All the essential ingredients for an amazing holiday can be found in Perth. Think endless beaches and ocean sunsets, new dining, shopping and cultural precincts and a lively emerging cultural scene, parks, nature reserves and marine adventures, fresh local produce…

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    Ferguson Valley

    The Ferguson Valley is Bunbury's very own Garden of Eden, where rolling pastures, forests, spring wildflowers and rivers form a beautiful backdrop to award-winning wineries, boutique breweries, fine restaurants, country retreats and a lively arts and crafts scene. A popular…

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    Frankland

    Against a backdrop of rolling hills, woodlands and spring wildflowers, you can indulge in the nationally renowned flavours of Frankland, from award winning wines to premium olive oils and mouth-watering marron. Sitting between Manjimup and Mount Barker, a little over…

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    Fremantle

    The vibrant city of Fremantle blends the old with the new, creating an enriching cultural experience. Maritime, convict and colonial history can be explored in one of the best preserved examples of a 19th century port streetscape on Earth, while…

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    Frenchman Bay

    Frenchman Bay is one of the few places in the world where you can relax on a white sandy beach, swim, snorkel, enjoy stunning ocean views and witness the awesome spectacle of the annual whale migration. One of Albany's prettiest…

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    Geographe

    Busselton's seaside suburb of Geographe sits on the long curve of beautiful Geographe Bay boasting sweeping Indian Ocean views, white sand beaches and calm turquoise waters. It's also just minutes from the centre of Busselton - twice crowned Western Australia's…

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    Greenbushes

    Greenbushes leads you on insightful and scenic journeys through its pioneering history, forested hillsides, rolling pastures and historic mine sites. You can choose to drive, walk or even tackle the mighty Bibbulmun Track - renowned as one of the greatest…

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    Jarrahdale

    Sitting on the Darling Scarp, surrounded by forest, Jarrahdale was Western Australia's very first timber town. Today, its scenic woodlands, parks, rivers, orchards and vineyards offer a tranquil escape from modern city life, while its National Trust listed heritage gives…

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    Kalamunda

    With its village charm, forested hills, vineyards and breathtaking views from the Darling Scarp, Kalamunda puts country living within easy reach of the city. It's also the starting point for one of the world's great long distance walk trails, the…

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    Katanning

    With its vibrant annual festival and art shows, heritage architecture and multicultural community, Katanning is a rural cultural hotspot, while nearby Kojonup invites you to learn the secrets of one of the oldest surviving cultures on Earth at the Kodja…

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    Kings Park

    Kings Park and Botanic Garden is the green heart of the city, covering 400.6 hectares and located adjacent to the Swan River, approximately 1.5 kilometres from the Central Business District of Perth. With its remarkable expanses of unique bushland, tranquil parkland and…

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    Kojonup

    In the heart of Kojonup lies a natural freshwater spring that has drawn people to this spot for many centuries, making it a significant historic place with many enchanting stories to share. From the Noongar people and early settlers to…

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    Leederville

    Leederville is a culinary and cultural melting pot brimming with cheap eats, cafes, fine dining restaurants and delis, all blended with a lively bar and club scene and a string of hip fashion boutiques. Sitting just three kilometres from Perth's…

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    Mandurah

    For those who love being on, in or near the water, Mandurah is a dream destination just 50 minutes south of Perth. There, you'll find some of Australia's most spectacular waterways, including the Peel-Harvey estuary, which is twice the size of…