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Head Down South

So much to see and do in the Southwest. We love exploring this area and always find new and great places to explore.  From Walpole to Esperance coastline to explore, Natural wonders to embrace and towns to stay.  Take your time breath in the air and explore the Southwest of WA


January 29, 2019

Just 40 kms north of Albany is the beautiful Porongurup National Park.  We tackled the 1.5km walk trail that takes you through some spectacular forests to Castle Rock and the new Granite Skywalk.   Heading up the steep hill through Karri trees, good walk a few steps along the way and a chance of wildlife viewing.  Arriving at Balancing Rock.

The next part is not easy, but achievable, just take your time.   Climb over...

January 29, 2019

The award winning National Anzac Centre is one of Australia’s most important cultural pilgrimages. Located within Albany’s heritage listed Princess Royal Fortress, the centre overlooks the actual harbour from which over 41,000 men and women departed Australia for the Great War. Immerse yourself in the Anzac Legend and follow personal stories through state of the art technology, multimedia and historic artefacts.  Take time to...

January 29, 2019

The Albany Wind farm is well worth a visit.  Approximately 12km South west of the city centre head out towards Frenchman Bay Road, easily signposted turn onto Sand patch Road to arrive at the Car park.  The road is sealed all the way out.  From the carpark, you can take the easy walks to the view points of the Windmills and great views back over Albany and the surrounding Southern Ocean.  If you prefer to get right under one o...

January 28, 2019

Better than any postcard picture.  The coastline and beaches of Esperance must be some of the best that I have seen.   A small town with plenty of accommodation, cafes and great location to explore this area.   

Take the Great Ocean Drive a 40 kilometre circular loop to explore by car or bike that features a vast range of coastal elements such as stunning beaches, rocky headlands, small bays, steep cliffs and hid...

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