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Bibbulmun Track
Bibbulmun Track
Hit one of the world’s greatest long-distance walking trails, stretching nearly 1,000 kilometres, from the Perth Hills through the heart of the scenic South West to Albany on the south coast. Sling on a daypack and hike a section of the trail through towering karri and tingle tree forests or along breathtaking beaches.

Land-based Whale Watching
Land-based Whale Watching
Between June and December, you can spot humpback and southern right whales, and the rare blue whale feeding in the food-rich Southern Ocean. In some places, these gentle giants and pods of playful dolphins come so close to shore you can view them through your binoculars from vantage points. Head for the Old Whaling Station orand King George Sound in Albany or Flinders Bay in Augusta.

Diamond Tree Lookout
Diamond Tree Lookout
Challenge yourself to a vertical 51-metre climb up the world’s only wooden treetop tower lookout. This karri tree giant near Manjimup was originally a fire lookout in the 1940s. See if you’re as fit as a fireman and head for the Diamond Tree Lookout .

Hit the Beach
Hit the Beach
Besides boasting more than 40 beach and reef breaks, including the world-class Surfer’s Point, you’ll also find many beautiful sheltered bays to swim and snorkel. Take a dip in one of Australia’s most inviting natural swimming pools at Greens Pool (near Denmark), or enjoy the serenity of Bunker Bay (near Dunsborough).

Wildflowers
Wildflowers
The blooms of more than 5,700 species of wildflowers bring a kaleidoscope of colour to this biodiversity hotspot between August and November every year. That’s almost 50% of all species in the entire State, making it one of the best spots to go walking in the wildflowers. Find out more about wildflowers .

Food Tasting
Food Tasting
Foodies can feast their eyes and tastebuds on a profusion of fresh local flavours, with many places offering free tastings of scrumptious cheeses, olives, venison, preserves, chocolate and fudge, to name a few. Hit the food-tasting trail in Margaret River, Denmark or Albany.

Farmers' Markets
Farmers' Markets
Seek out the South West’s best producers and put some extra special treats on your table or picnic blanket – from award-winning wines and olive oils to gourmet breads, smoked meats, preserves, cheese, jams and marmalade. Hit the farmers’ markets in Albany, Easton, Boyanup, Katanning, Manjimup and Margaret River .

Go Wildlife Spotting
Go Wildlife Spotting
Grab a torch and go on a wildlife walkabout at dusk, when 95% of Australia’s native animals wake up from their daytime snooze. Have a go at spot-lighting for kangaroos, frogs, possums, numbats, echidnas and more on the scenic drives and walk trails of Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, Walpole-Nornalup National Park, Torndirrup National Park, William Bay National Park, West Cape Howe National Park and Leschenault Peninsula Conservation Park.

Wine Tasting
Wine Tasting
Go cellar door hopping in the wine regions of the South West, tasting the notes and signatures of some of Australia’s world-class and emerging premium wine regions, as well as a few award-winning boutique breweries. Plan a day of tasting in one of the nine wine regions of the South West,WA including world-renowned Margaret River.

Local Galleries
Local Galleries
Inspired by the spectacular beach and forest landscapes of this biodiversity hotspot, many talented artisans from around the world have made the South West their musehome . Browse their galleries of paintings, textiles, furniture, jewellery and more in Margaret River, Yallingup, Pemberton, Nannup, Denmark and Albany.

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