Looking for a slice of serenity but only a stones throw away from Perth? Yalgorup National Park might just be the place for you! Located just south of Mandurah, the park protects 10 internationally significant lakes that are important to migratory waterbirds.
Chequered with an interesting past including stock grazing, harbouring escaped convicts, commune living and an effluent disposal site, the Leschenault Peninsula Conservation Park is now a sought after location for aquatic recreation, bird watching and camping.
The township of Augusta is situated on the mouth of the Blackwood River and for a different experience why not rent a houseboat from here and steam upstream to truly immerse yourself in the landscape.
Looking for a European autumn experience but in the south west of WA – look no further than the picturesque country town of Balingup!
Via a myriad of twists and turns, up, over and around boulders, scrambling across steep rocky scree, the thread of a track to Toolbrunup Peak winds upward to some of the most breathtaking panoramas of the South West.