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the south west

coastal culinary adventure, world-class wines and breathtaking scenery


The South West has a mild Mediterranean-style climate and is a perfect destination for year-round travel. The region experiences warm summers, mild spring and autumn, and cool and wet winters.

Summer (Dec to Feb) with temperatures averaging around 25-30c and clear blue skies. This is the perfect time to hit the beaches, swim in the ocean or explore the region's national parks.

autumn (mar to may), is characterized by mild temperatures and beautiful colors. The days are still warm, but the nights can be cool, making it the ideal time for outdoor activities such as hiking and camping.

winter (jun to aug), is cool and wet with temperatures averaging around 15-20c This is the perfect time to explore the region's forests, caves, and beaches and to indulge in the delicious food and wine.

spring (sep to nov), is mild and pleasant with temperatures averaging around 20-25c. The perfect time to enjoy the region's wildflowers and to see the region's native animals and birds.

the south west:

The South West of Western Australia is a region of incredible diversity, stretching from the port city of Bunbury to Bremer Bay. This region is home to more than 1000 km of breathtaking coastline, with pristine beaches, 24 national parks, towering forests, underground caves, authentic Aboriginal experiences, and unique wildlife encounters. The South West has also developed a reputation as a world-leading fine wine region, with beautiful vineyards and gourmet produce making it one of Australia's most desirable culinary travel destinations.

The South West has four sub-regions, each offering unique experiences, events, attractions, and scenery.

The Bunbury Geographe region is the gateway to the South West and offers a wide range of outdoor activities and natural attractions.

The Margaret River region is an unequalled destination for premium wines, gourmet experiences, and outdoor adventures.

The Southern Forests and Valleys offer an abundance of fresh produce and sky-scraping forests.

the Great Southern is the largest and most diverse region, with rich history and culture amidst spectacular natural landscapes.

From the rugged coastlines to the lush forests, the South West of Western Australia offers a wide range of activities and attractions that will appeal to all types of travelers. Whether you are interested in exploring the region's rich history and culture, or looking for a culinary adventure, the South West has something to offer for everyone.


south west destinatons:

Bunbury, Ferguson Valley, Busselton, Margaret River, Augusta, Pemberton, Albany


south west experiences:

coastal adventures

nature & wildlife

food & wine

culture & heritage

fresh air, pristine oceans and forests, fresh produce including wine, seafood, fruit and veg, truffles and meat. 


need to know:

the regions are located approximately 3-4 hours drive south of perth. Access is via self drive, private touring or a short 45 minute charter flight. 


our tips:

The South West is a 2 – 4 day + destination. it is a perfect destination for family, wine and food enthusiasts, nature lovers, honeymoons, and adventure seekers. 

getting there:

the south west is an easy drive from perth, self drive, private transfers or tours are all available.  

bunbury 2 hrs

busselton 2.5 hrs

margaret river 3 hrs

pemberton 3.5 hrs

albany 4.5 hrs

there are direct daily flights from melbourne to busselton with jetstar 

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