Highly accessible and family friendly, there really is something for everyone in Australia’s South West. For ocean lovers, the region offers spectacular dense forest scenery, giving way to white sandy beaches and aquamarine waters.
Breathtaking scenery, rich wildlife encounters, tall-tree forest adventures, paddle escapades, iconic food and wine and mountain bike country which is considered the mecca for West Australians.
Ancient forests meet pristine aquamarine coastlines and some of the South Pacific’s top beaches, a visit to Australia’s South West is otherworldly. It’s no surprise that the region is one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots – where you will find rare flora and fauna found nowhere else on Earth.
Scenic drive routes or hikes will have you watching humpback whales on their annual migration or step on hike trails that take you to panoramic lookouts across treetops and clifftops. Or you can even choose to just stroll through the tranquil forests of karri and tingle tree giants or paddle through river crossings.
The nature’s wonderland that is Australia’s South West offer an intimate world-recognised adventure that can be paired with a feast of wine, food and authentic cultural experiences or simply enjoy life off-the-beaten track.
- Hike: Castle Rock Granite Skywalk, Bald Head (currently closed May 2022), Bluff Knoll & Stirling Ranges, Bibbulmun Track, Cape to Cape Track
- Walk trails: Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk - Walpole
- Food & wine trails: Margaret River
- Mountain bike: Munda Biddi, Margaret River & Dunsborough, Compartment 10
- Cycle: Horsepower Hwy, Katanning
- Art trail: Collie Mural Trail, Katanning - Cranbrook
- Trail running: Augusta, Collie
- Snorkel: Greens Pool - Denmark
- Paddle: Denmark River, Honeymoon Pool