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Tours and Activities

Australia's South West offers a destination of diversity.  It's a place were the wine, surfing and good West Aussie life-style blend with the solitude of ancient forests and captivating coastline. Spoilt with a Mediterranean climate and a warm ocean current sitting off the coast we are graced with long summers and mild winters.  With the drive starting at under one and a half hours south of Perth, the journey is so easy. 
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Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre
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Geographe

The Geographe Region is located just one and a half hour’s drive from Perth, offering a delightful blend of quaint country towns and cosmopolitan urban areas.

Ideas on tours and activities in the Geographe region:
• Swim with or visit the Dolphins in Koombana Bay, Bunbury
• Pick up fresh fruit direct from the farm-gate along the Harvest Highway, near Donnybrook
• Visit a few cellar doors and breweries on a scenic drive through Harvey and the Ferguson Valley
• Enjoy some bushwalking through the Wellington Dam area near Collie
• Savour fish and chips along the magnificent coastline

Dolphins in Bunbury by Matt BlakersDolphins in Bunbury by Matt Blakers

Margaret River

In the Margaret River region, cellar door tastings and sales, vineyard cafes and classic restaurants fit comfortably alongside numerous boutique businesses that highlight local skills and talents. The region is the holy grail for foodies searching for a gourmet food and drink experience.

Ideas on tours and attractions in the Margaret River region:
• Walk or train the 1.8km down the Busselton Jetty to view the magnificent world under the water
• Walk a section – or all – of the Cape to Cape Track that runs from Dunsborough to Augusta
• Enjoy the magnificent sunset from either Cape Leeuwin or Cape Naturaliste Lighthouses
• Go deep into a cave and discover the amazing world underground
• Meander through the many cellar doors in the region. Better still, hop on a tour and let someone else do the driving.
Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse photo Elements Margaret River Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse by Elements Margaret River via margaretriver.com

​Southern Forests and Valleys

The Blackwood River Valley and Southern Forests are a nature lover’s paradise, tranquil and picturesque, boasting a treasure trove of immersive history and local crafs.

The Blackwood River streams through the hills breathing life into the surrounding countryside. The area is ideal for picnics, swimming, canoeing, scenic drives and bushwalking.

The Southern Forests offers scenic river valleys and breathtaking coastline. The awe inspiring karri and tingle trees leave visitors spellbound. The region is fast becoming a foodie’s paradise with a developing reputation for wine tourism, a plethora of fresh produce and the distinctive flavour of truffles.

Ideas on tours and attractions in the Southern Forests and Valleys regions:
• Kayak down the Blackwood River in Nannup
• Taste local truffles on the menu in Manjimup and surrounds
• Climb the Gloucester Tree in Pemberton – if you dare!
• Take an adventure tour to the landlocked Yeagerup Dunes in Pemberton
• Discover what birds feel like when you are among the treetops in Walpole

• Walk through the quaint country towns of Boyup Brook and Bridgetown to discover unique shops

Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk

Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk, Walpole

Discover ornamental gardens in Nannup Explore gardens in the Blackwood River Valley


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