Situated in the picturesque south-west corner of Australia, the South West region is known for its extensive natural beauty and enviable climate.
The region covers an area of 23,970 square kilometres and has a typically Mediterranean climate with pleasant summer months and winter rainfall.
Bordered by the Indian and Southern oceans, the region's coastline features some of the best surfing beaches in the country, towering forests and established wine regions.
The region boasts superb restaurants and a thriving arts community with numerous galleries showcasing the works of talented artisans.
Other attractions include national parks, beaches, wineries and eco-tourism sites that have credited the South West region as the most popular tourist destination outside Perth.
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