The South West Edge


Experience Western Australia’s extraordinary landscape, in one great road trip along the edge. This 11 day attraction itinerary gives visitors the option of covering the full route in an action packed 11 days with plenty of walk trails.

Geographe Bay, Dunsborough

The bay was named in May 1801 by French explorer Nicolas Baudin; Baudin named the bay after his ship, Géographe. The bay is a wide curve of coastline extending from Cape Naturaliste past the towns of Dunsborough and Busselton, ending near the city of Bunbury. The bay is protected from the rough seas of the Indian Ocean by Cape Naturaliste

Photo Credit: Pelusey Photography

About the Trail

Drive one of Australia's most fascinating landscapes between Perth and Esperance. The unique region comprises many contrasting landscapes, from ancient mountain ranges and rugged granite headlands along the south coast, to the towering karri trees in the Southern Forests and a network of spectacular caves further to the west.

The regions best attractions are dotted in and around pretty country towns and vast national parks harbouring some of the world's most unique flora and fauna. 

With so many walk trails along the route you might want to add on a couple of days to give yourself time to walk one or two of them!

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