About South West
The south western region of Western Australia is famous for towering kauri forests, whale watching, gourmet local produce, extraordinary wine and world class surfing. It is located just two hours south of Perth. Here you can experience towering old growth forests and walk kilometres along white sandy beaches and taste world famous wine. Australia's South West combines unique natural experiences with gourmet delights.
This beautiful region of Western Australia has so much to offer visitors from scuba diving experiences including the HMAS Perth Dive Wreck off Albany, whale watching boat trips along the Southern Ocean and up to Augusta on the Indian Ocean coast, walks through the tree tops of giant trees on the famous Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk which is suspended 40 metres above the forest floor.
The coastline from Denmark to Albany has numerous small secluded bays to visit, inland you can enjoy family farm stays, and rolling hills and valleys offering sweeping views.
In spring, the Stirling Range National Park is famous for its exquisite wildflowers.
Places to Visit
Albany has an amazing convict history with convict jails, old taverns, whaling ships, settlers’ cottages and grand National Trust homes all set against a rugged granite coastline and beautiful green ocean.
Albany is about a five hour drive from Perth. Find Albany holiday accommodation.
Augusta is a lovely fishing town located on Cape Leeuwin, where the Indian Ocean and Southern Oceans meet, Australia's most south-western point. From June to September Whales can be found in Flinders Bay. The diverse, pristine coastline and countryside around Augusta is an ideal destination for a short break from Perth or a longer stay for visitors from other destinations. Find Augusta holiday accommodation.
Busselton is well known for its historic wooden jetty which measures 2 kms out over turquoise water. This destination is ideal for families and has been twice voted Western Australia’s top tourism town. Find Broome holiday accommodation.
At Denmark towering tall trees meet the Southern ocean. The relaxed village atmosphere and amazing coastal scenery will make your holiday. During your stay enjoy swimming, surfing and fishing. The lush green hills, limestone headlands, tall trees and giant granite boulders have made this area popular with artists and tourists. Find Denmark holiday accommodation.
Kendenup lies on the western entrance of the Stirling Ranges National Park. It is a fabulous agricultural region, located 345 km south east of Perth. In 1874, it became the site of Western Australia's first gold mine. Find Kendenup holiday accommodation.
Kojonup is located on the Albany Highway about 2 hours from Perth.
south west. Here you can relax amongst the beautiful countryside, with lush wildflowers and wildlife. Find Kojonup holiday accommodation.
Manjimup is a regional centre in the largest shire in the south west of Western Australia. The area's rich red soil will grow almost any agricultural crop.
More than 80 percent of the shire is composed of National Park and forestry. Including the King Jarrah where you can climb the Diamond Tree Lookout Tower and visit the Four Aces. Other attractions include historic Fonty's Pool, the Donnelly River and Glenoran Pool. Find Manjimup holiday accommodation.
The Margaret River area in Western Australia was originally famous amongst the surfing community, but today it is famous for its local produce, fine wines and picturesque scenery. Just a 3.5 hour drive from Perth the Margaret River is easily accessed. Find Margaret River holiday accommodation.
Northcliffe is a small rural town located about 366 kilometres south of Perth. The farms located around the township are predominately dairy and beef farms. There are also about 50 tobacco farms. Find Northcliffe holiday accommodation.
Pemberton is a pretty timber town which is also well known for its local gourmet produce, top wines and breathtaking forest scenery. The tall trees are Pemberton’s biggest attraction. The forest is famous for its giant Karri's trees. Find Pemberton holiday accommodation.
Porongurup is a popular destination for tourists with its unique wildflowers and extraordinary birds and wildlife. Find Porongurup holiday accommodation.
The South West region of Western Australia has a temperate climate with 4 distinct seasons. Summer offers visitors perfect beach weather with a maximum temperature of about 32. Winter is cool and mild with an average of 14 degrees.
Getting to South West Western Australia
Daily domestic flights are operate directly between Perth and Albany.
International flights operate to Perth with connections to Albany.
A good network of roads exist in the South West. All main roads are sealed and traveling distances between towns are relatively short compared to other regions in the state
By Coach / Bus
Bus services to most towns in the region are available with Transwa.
Trains operate twice daily between Perth and Bunbury and take about 2.5 hours.
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