West Coast Australia - Southern Western Australia (PDF Chapter)
This is the Southern Western Australia chapter from Lonely Planet’s West Coast Australia guidebook.
Winter months on the coast bring pods of migrating whales, while the spectacular tingle trees of Walpole’s Valley of the Giants are more evidence of nature’s wonder. For a change from the outdoors, Albany has colonial and Anzac history, while Denmark has excellent wine, craft beer and good food.
- walk among and above the giant tingle trees in the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk
- compete to see who can spot the most whales in Albany’s King George Sound
- understand the sacrifices made by brave soldiers 100 years ago at the National Anzac Centre in Albany, from where soldiers departed for WWI
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Walpole & Nornalup, Denmark, Albany & Around, Mt Barker, Porongurup National Park, Stirling Range National Park, Fitzgerald River National Park, Bremer Bay, Hopetoun, Esperance & Around.