Discover the beauty of the Geographe Region

After a day of shopping or water sports, why not head out to the beautiful Geographe Region. Drive through the beautiful country where you will come across wineries, art galleries, waterfalls, dams, walking trails, Jarrah trees, gnomes and plenty more. There is something for everyone.

Dardanup and Ferguson Valley

  • Go mountain biking – The popular Mount Lennard mountain bike area contains over 40 kms of trails suitable for all levels.
  • Visit the King Jarrah tree – it is the largest tree in the area.
  • Taste the local delicacies at the numerous restaurants, wineries and breweries throughout the region.
  • Take a drive to Gnomesville – a unique collection of garden gnomes.
  • Visit one of the local galleries and find unique artwork, ceramics, glassware
    and jewellery.
  • Visit over 15 heritage sites on the 2.5km heritage trail, including Thomas Little Hall.

Harvey and Australind

  • Discover Harvey’s landmark structure,
    The Big Orange.
  • Take a drive out to the picturesque Harvey Dam.
  • Enjoy the world class recreational facilities including the Harvey Dam Amphitheatre.
  • Visit Logue Brook Dam for all recreational activities– swimming, camping and fishing.
  • Drive to the Leschenault Peninsula Conservation Park /Discovery Centre and Jetty Walk.
  • View the many Mosaics you will find in the Harvey District

Capel and Peppermint Grove

  • Visit the Tuart Forest National Park and go bushwalking, have a picnic or indulge in nature studies.
  • Capel Wetlands are a home and a migratory destination scores of waterbirds.
  • Have a picnic at Ironstone Gully Falls and discover the wildflowers in the
    winter season.
  • Visit the iconic Capel Valley Winery.
  • Explore the coastline and the pristine swimming beaches.

Donnybrook and Balingup

  • Take the kids to the Donnybrook Apple Fun Park.
  • Walk parts of the Bibbulmun Track.
  • See the wildflowers in Springtime.
  • Walk along the peaceful path alongside the Preston River.
  • Visit the Balingup Lavendar Farm.
  • Head to the Donnybrook Food and Wine Festival.

Collie

  • For the adventurous, there is canoeing at Minninup Pool or upper reaches of the Collie River or white water rafting below the wall of the Wellington Dam.
  • Enjoy the Collie Heritage Walk.
  • Tourist Coal Mine- replica of an underground mine.
  • Trace the history of the bike race on a Mosaic Footpath.
  • Flora Road Scenic Drive – follows the Collie River.
  • Collie River Walk – a 10km scenic walk along the river.