The south west of Western Australia is a region full of contrast: from limestone cliffs, to stunning Karri forests to pristine beaches to fine wine and food. There is literally something for everyone in this spectacular part of WA.
Here are some of my favourite things to do and places to go in the south west and great southern:
If you're looking for a place to escape to the bush to find some peace and quiet, unwind and reconnect with nature, Forest Rise in the Margaret River region is the perfect place to do it. We loved our getaway, and were surprised to get a little more nature than we bargained for!
It’s the epic 135 kilometre trail in south west WA which runs from Cape Naturaliste in the north to Cape Leeuwin in the south. But instead of walking the whole Cape to Cape track, we decided to do it in style and signed up for a guided hike with Walk into Luxury.
It was an unforgettable experience over four amazing days. Here are some of the highlights:
The State Buildings in Perth have undergone an amazing transformation as part of a $110 million restoration. But for many of us, negotiating what at first seems like a complex maze of new places to eat, drink, shop and play can be a bit overwhelming.
So, I decided to check into the spectacular COMO the Treasury hotel and spend 24 hours unraveling the mysteries of the iconic buildings.
It's Perth's summer playground; with pristine beaches, stunningly clear water and that sunny island vibe. But as the weather gets colder, Rotto tends to drop off most people's getaway list as they head off in search of warmer destinations instead.
But this year as the seasons changed, I decided to stick it out to find out whether Perth’s favourite summer isle stacked up as a winter destination.