Australia's South West

Official tourism account for @westernaustralia ’s South West. Tag @australias_southwest or #AustraliasSouthWest to share your posts ☀️

The #greatsouthwestedge is one road trip we can't wait to do this summer. Why? Well if you're looking for a quick dip or a day-long laze, these locally loved chill-out zones, located at various points along the Great South West Edge of @westernaustralia , tick all the right boxes: calm, clear waters, gorgeous scenery and unique local charm 🏖☀️🌊 Find out more about this @australias_southwest and @australiasgoldenoutback road trip by clicking the link in our bio.
The weather's warming up, which means we're scheduling in plenty of seaside fun into our calendars. And when the ocean looks like this, who can blame us??? 📷 @tall.stories near the @BusseltonjettyOfficial.
Who's been to the Big Brook Arboretum? There are plenty of beautiful walking trails in this part of the world, and it's just a 3km drive from the Big Brook Dam, where you can go for a dip, or have a picnic by (or in this case, in) the dam! 📷 @muir.jacob
Who's been to Albany's Windfarm before? ✋ The farm is home to one of our favourite walks, which stretches along @theamazingsouthcoast 's coastline. 📷 @john_dempsey.
We could watch the waves crash against the rocks at The Gap in @theamazingsouthcoast for hours! What a spectacular view 🌊 Photo snapped by @chad_gerber. #greatsouthwestedge #australiassouthwest
It's been a smokey week in parts of @australias_southwest , as we work to make sure the region - and its people and wildlife - is as fire-safe as possible. @discovermargaretriver captured the effect the smoke had during one of his kayaking tours the other day 🌅
Wine fiend? If you're planning on heading on the Great South West Edge road trip through @australias_southwest and @australiasgoldenoutback , you'll be delighted to know there's plenty of wine stops along the way 🍾🍇 One of the @margaretriver region’s “Founding Five” wineries, @Capementelle produces some of area’s most acclaimed wines, which you can try at the brand’s equally tasteful estate. Whiz past gnarled old vines on the winding road to the cellar door – don’t mind the giant cinema screen (public outdoor movies are screened here during summer) – and go on a tutored food and wine pairing in the Cabernet Cellar. After more local watering holes? Click our link in the bio!
Get your cameras ready 📷 ... because we've found @Australia 's most Instagrammable road trip. Follow our #greatsouthwestedge journey every Wednesday and Thursday for the next few weeks to discover more about the most beautiful corner of @WesternAustralia. Today, get your toes wet as we showcase the highlights of this great adventure, featuring the very best of @australias_southwest and @australiasgoldenoutback  😍 Want more? Click the link in our bio and plan your epic adventure today 🚙
There’s never a dull day in @australias_southwest , just ask the group on tour with @southwestecodiscoveries yesterday. They got to experience a a snake rescue first hand, as tour guide/snake handler Mick remove this Carpet Python from a busy road and helped it back to safety.
🥇🥈🥉 In case you missed the news this weekend, @australias_southwest is full of award winning tourism businesses! A huge congratulations to @busseltonjettyofficial , @cinefestoz , @capetocapeexplorertours , @lakehousedenmark , @beachhousealbany , @pullmanbunkerbay , @balingupheights , @leeuwinestate , @caravanandcampingwa and @busybluebus for taking away medals at this year's Perth Airport @westernaustralia Tourism Awards - all well deserved medallists in our eyes. Of course a big congratulations to the other businesses who came away winners too 🌈👍
White sandy beach ✔️ A 4wd homebase ✔️ Plenty of surfboards ✔️ Now that’s how you do a surfing trip! 📷 @linehands via @emu_escape in @bremerbaywa !
There’s so much to discover in @australias_southwest ’s many national parks and forests! Our parks are home to some of the oldest trees in the world, some of which touch the sky 💫 This old soul is located in the Beedelup National Park in Pemberton. 📷@mitch.toft
Tis the season to... go camping! 🏕 Who else is keen to get outdoors and spend an evening or two under the light of the stars? Make sure to pack plenty of provisions, and the bestest of friends. 📷@westcoastwanderer_
Want to see the Southern Ocean at its full force? Visit The Gap in Albany, @theamazingsouthcoast , where you'll see this mighty body of water do it's thang! 📷 @chad_gerber
Time to hit the road again, right? Go on an adventure to the Stirling Range National Park, home to some of the most breathtaking peaks in @westernaustralia. Don’t forget to pack your hiking boots, lots of water and a whole lotta spirit - you’ll need it for long days exploring. 📷@patsythepatrol
Here in @westernaustralia we’re renowned for our sunsets... But early mornings are 💯 still worth it. Think clean, crisp air, the serenity and stillness of the day, and catching a glimpse of that romantic first light 👌 We have totally fallen in love with this view of Bald Head in @theamazingsouthcoast. It’s one of our top sunrise spots in @australias_southwest. 📷@_stacymorris
Not that we need another reason to go out to eat, but we'd be fools if we didn't want to celebrate @Willsdomain winning the title of @Wagoodfoodguide 's restaurant of the year and @voyagerestate best regional restaurant... Congratulations to these 💯 and all of the other 2018 award recipients. 📷 @davidgriffen
Who's been to the Porongurup National Park before? There's some amazing walking trails that cut through giant granite boulders, and this amazing lookout that's just as impressive from above as it is from its viewing platform. 📷 @chloektodd
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