Wyalup-Rocky Point

Wyalup-Rocky Point

Many of the epic rock formations around Australia’s South West are a variation of a granite outcrop. But, not at Wyalup (Rocky Point) in Bunbury. The dark and column-like rock found along the beach is basalt, AKA lava rock. Legend has it that Bunbury Senior High School sits atop the volcano that spewed the solidified lava we see on the beach today, but that’s all it is – a legend. The rock actually comes from the Kerguelen large igneous province, which erupted approximately some 130 million years ago and now sits on the floor of the Indian Ocean.

Things To Do Around Here

Find out what to do while you’re in Australia’s South West.

Explore the rich Noongar history of Bunbury with your local guide Troy Bennell.
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Day tours from Bunbury exploring the South West.
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Specialists in DIY wine and brewery tours; arrange a vehicle from 3-50 seats.

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Great Southern Treasures

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.


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