Geographe Region Wildflowers


From August to November many wildflowers can be seen flowering in and around Bunbury. It is recommended to visit Manea Park (Somerville Drive, College Grove) and take the Pultenaea Loop walk trail to view the wildflowers at their best. Also view a variety of wildflowers on a walk along the sealed pathway at the Tuart Walk located at the end of Ocean Drive (between Bunbury and Dalyellup).


On the drive into the picnic area at Crooked Brook Forest (Crooked Brook Road, Dardanup), you will find a fast array of wildflowers to explore and discover.

Wellington Discovery Forest

Discover wildflowers at Wellington Discovery Forest which is accessible via Pile Road or Wellington Forest Road.


As the weather gets a bit warmer, October is the best time to view the wildflowers in and around Collie. Along the Coalfields Highway, 2km west of town (close to the cemetery), a walk along the footpath in an easterly direction towards the town, discover an abundance of wildflowers at your leisurely pace.


There are plenty of wildflowers to see Donnybrook. It is recommended to visit the golf course where the kangaroo paws are spectacular and a drive along Sandhills Road (south of town) will take you past an industrial area where you can view them by the thousands. At the Old Racecourse Nature Reserve, north of Balingup, there are signposted walkways directing you through a variety of wildflowers.

Wildflowers you will discover

  • Kangaroo Paws
  • Snail Orchids
  • Donkey Orchids
  • White Spider Orchids
  • Cowslip Orchids
  • Rattle Beak orchids
  • Jug Orchids
  • Kick Bush
  • Egg and Bacon bush
  • Salt and Pepper bush
  • Brown Pea bush
  • Buttercup bush
  • Sundews
  • Hovea
  • Dampiera
  • Mild Maids
  • Purple Tassels
  • False Boronia
  • Cotton Heads
  • Native Wisteria
  • Running Postman
  • Purple Flags
  • Wattle
  • Pink Myrtle
  • Blue Leschenaultia
  • Yellow Flags
  • White Heath
  • Coral Vine
  • Clematis
  • Curry flower

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