Wanju (Welcome) to Australia’s South West

Whether you’re looking to feast on the spoils of nature’s pantry, taste world-class drops, spot the biggest and smallest animals on Earth or surf the perfect wave – discover it all on your next trip to Australia’s South West.

Bunbury Geographe

Bunbury Geographe

Ancient stories. Cruise alongside wild bottlenose dolphins. Watch Mother Nature paint another fiery sunset over the sparkling Indian Ocean. Natural phenomena shaped by billions of years. Recharge your spirit. Vibrant bursts of colour on the city’s walls.
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Margaret River Region

Margaret River Region

Feel the intangible magic of the Margaret River Region as you walk the ocean floor, through colourful coral towers. Hear it in the waves where world champion surfers have been barrelled, as the sets crash against rugged rock formations. Immerse in it through the soothing sounds of an ancient culture - one of the oldest on the planet. Taste it in the gourmet produce and wine. No, you’re not dreaming.
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Southern Forests and Valleys

Southern Forests and Valleys

The Southern Forests and Valleys encompass some of the most beautiful natural landscapes and charming small towns in the entire South West region. The region feels open, fresh and the scent of clean forest is always on your nose, intermingled with fresh fruit, freshwater streams and the salty ocean air.
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Great Southern

Great Southern

The Great Southern is the largest and most diverse region within Australia’s South West. It is rippled with rich history and culture, settled amongst raw natural landscape.
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Welcome to Australia’s South West! 

Here you can easily enjoy natural beaches beautiful vineyards, forests, caves and more, all in a single day. More than 23,000km make up the south west corner of Western Australia, with 1000 of those kilometres consisting of awe-inspiring coastline just waiting to be explored. With 24 national parks, there’s plenty of nature and wildlife to see and meet, while rich soils and fertile land provide foodies with the best in fresh produce and gourmet experiences. So whether you’re looking to feast on the spoils of nature’s pantry, taste world-class drops, spot the biggest and smallest animals on earth or surf the perfect wave – discover it all on your next trip to Australia’s South West.

Australia’s South West acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout the South West of Western Australia Noongar Boodjar and their continuing connection to the land, waters and communities. We pay our respects to all members of the Pinjarup, Wiilman, Wadandi, Pibelman, Kaneang, Minang, Koreng Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders past, present and emerging.

Things to Do

Looking for some inspiration on what to do in the South West? Here are some of our top picks!

Beedelup Falls

Hang on tight and walk along the swing bridge to see the falls gushing below.

Canal Rocks

Take a walk over the bridge to view Canal Rocks, a series of protruding rocks popular with fishermen and photographers.

Wellington Dam

Venture out to the Wellington Dam where you will see the breathtaking 8,000 square metre mega-mural on the Wellington Dam wall.

Plan your Visit

Save the destinations, events, places to stay and things to do that tickle your fancy and create your very own custom bucket list.

Events

There’s always something exciting happening in Australia’s South West

Dolphin Season

01 November 2023 - 30 April 2024
Bunbury
November to April is the best time of year for spotting this friendly local.

Orca Season

01 January 2024 - 21 April 2024
Albany
January to early April is the best time of year to join an orca tour.

South West Art Now

16 March 2024 - 21 July 2024
Bunbury
Featuring artwork by the South West’s finest artists.

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