Australia's South West

Remains of the famed Hamelin Bay Jetty Vasse Felix Vineyards in Margaret River

Australia’s South West is a natural beauty. This region is the most popular area of interest in the state; drawing in over one million visitors per year.

The South West offers a combination of spectacular characteristics featured in the other regions of Western Australia. The region combines and contrasts mountain ranges, rolling hills, and towering forests, with a mix of pristine coastline and rugged rock formations. The clear and tranquil water surrounding the coast is home to an abundance of unique marine life.

The South West is great for travellers seeking relaxation; as well as for those explorers and adventures. The region offers world-class quality to suit every budget; with its greatest attraction being free – nature! There is no lack of beauty in the South West, providing ample picture taking moments.
 
The South West is famous for its fine wine and food. Wineries adorn the landscape and provide tasting opportunities of world-class and international award winning wines. The region is not only gifted with its fine wine, but also provides taste sensations for every palate.
 
The South West provides ample opportunity to get in amongst nature and experience unique its unique offerings. Visit the wineries, farmstays, caves, beaches, local shipwrecks, dense forestry, hills and pastures that make this great region majestically distinct. The region provides excellent surfing spots; which draw in international, national and local surfers alike.
 
The flora and fauna of this great region offer wildflower spectaculars and many occasions to walk amongst the iconic kangaroo’s and vast array of birdlife.
 
Margaret River is a famed tourist location in the South West. This town is alive with activity. From winery hopping, surf and scuba, to relaxing in the local lagoons; Margaret River is a prime spot for everyone.
 
The South West has it all; beauty, activity, relaxation – a truly enriched experience.
 
Highlights
Vineyards at Cape Mentelle in Margaret River
Margaret River

Enjoy the best of both worlds! Margaret River’s Mediterranean climate allows you to relish in the pristine vineyards and stunning coastline, throughout all four seasons. Located in the South-West of WA, this destinations enriched culture, endless activities, and coastal character, make this untainted region a small slice of paradise.  more


Treenridge Cottage
Treenridge Estate

Treenridge cottage is situated on 43 acres of Karri forest and vineyard and is the perfect choice for a family holiday or romantic escape.  more


Clouds of over Busselton
Geographe Guesthouse

Welcome to Geographe Guest House in Busselton, situated 2 streets from the shores of glorious Geographe Bay, Western Australia, offering elegant Bed and Breakfast accommodation with a "Hint of Home". Your hosts Richard and Helen Pennington extend to you a warm and friendly welcome to the South West.  more


Blackwood is famed for the stunning fruit orchards
Noble Grape

Intimate guesthouse in the heart of the Margaret River wine region. Colonial style charm, with antiques and English cottage gardens, but modern with ensuites to all rooms.    more


The South West coastline is abound with aqua blue waters
Garden Palace Chinese Restaurant

Great asian style cuisine in the middle of the South West countryside.  more


Australind

Australind lies on the Leschenault Inlet 165km south of Perth. Australind is also bordered by the Collie and Brunswick Rivers. The population of Australind is 9,654.Australind is one of the fastest growing towns within the Harvey Shire.  more


Augusta offers sectacular coastal imagery
Miss Flinders Tour

Experience a cruise on the Blackwood River, the longest navigable river in Western Australia.  more


Coalminer Statue, Collie
Flora Road Scenic Drive

This 7 km drive on gravel road, follows the Collie River through jarrah forest, past rapids and picnic sites. A good spot in springtime to see wildflowers.  more


Explore WA including: North West, Coral Coast, Golden Outback, Perth and South West.

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BWHI Carnarvon
Karijini Eco Retreat
Weather

The South West offers four distinct seasons! During the summer months (Dec-Feb) the region offers maximum temperatures of 32°C – Perfect weather for lazing on the beach. Winter months (Jun-Aug) offer lovely cool and mild temperatures averaging around 14°C. The temperate climate of the South West goes hand in hand with the outdoorsy lifestyle and the regions claim to being a renowned food and wine region.

Sunset along the Track Vasse Felix Vineyards in Margaret River