The South West is the most visited region in Western Australia. It’s easy to see why.
It is a destination like no other, offering a kaleidoscope of high quality experiences that appeal to people from throughout the world.
A diversity of experiences can be enjoyed in a single day when in the dynamic South West. Explore breathtaking wilderness areas, discover iconic natural cave systems, sample locally-produced food and wine, and visit landmarks such as the Busselton Jetty and attractions like the Dolphin Discovery Centre. Or get active by mountainbike riding, surfing and canoeing.
Fresh new experiences are coming online, including the mega mural on Collie’s Wellington Dam. And the region hosts popular events that draw people from outside the region and state.
Some of the unique attractions include:
- Remote wilderness along the southern coast
- High quality wine and food experiences (including the Margaret River Wine Region)
- Pristine swimming and surfing beaches
- Modern cosmopolitan towns with quality accommodation, dining and other facilities
- Dolphin and whale watching, diving and snorkeling experiences
- Abundant wildlife and hundreds of species of wildflowers
- Rich cultural and arts experiences
- Internationally recognised wetlands near Busselton
- Youngest limestone caves in the world (Leeuwin Naturaliste National)
- Fossilised remains of mega fauna in the cave systems
- One of the longest whale watching seasons in the world (July to November)
Did you know?
Margaret River and Southern Western Australia, including as far south as Albany and across to Cape Arid National Park, was named as 2019 number one Asian-Pacific destination by leading global travel authority, Lonely Planet.