South West

Just a few hours’ drive from Perth, the unbelievably picturesque Southwest region has something for everyone. Here you can ride a world-famous surf break in the morning, dine in an outstanding local winery for lunch, discover underground caves in the afternoon and finish off the day with a stunning beach sunset. Or if that sounds a little too hectic, simply take your pick from any number of pristine beaches and lay out a towel.

Our Southwest Tours will take you to some of WA’s most beloved travel destinations including Margaret River, Busselton, Walpole and Albany. The Southwest (known simply as “Down South” in Perth) is popular amongst Perth locals as a long weekend getaway. But beaches never experience the crowding of many east coast destinations. With local food and wine to taste, incredible beaches, surf breaks and striking natural landscapes, it’s easy to see why going Down South is a popular escape for West Aussies and visitors alike.

Best South West Tours

The best way to experience the full beauty of the Southwest is to jump on a multiday tour and take the time to explore everything on offer. Our best tour to the region is the Esperance & Margaret River Camping Tour, which spends six days discovering up and down the Southwest coast. Starting in Perth, you’ll explore all the natural treasures on offer including Ngigli Caves, Valley of the Giants and the endless untouched beaches. Enjoy hikes through the Stirling Ranges and meet the local kangaroos at Lucky Bay with two nights camping at Cape Le Grand National Park. Travelling with an experienced local guide, you’ll get to know the history of the region and learn all about the local flora and wildlife. You’ll finish the tour in Perth with a true appreciation of what makes Down South so special!

If you are starting in Adelaide, our 10 Day Adelaide to Perth Tour will take you from South Australia’s capital through WA’s Southwest to finish up in Perth. It might take a bit longer than an interstate flight, but it is certainly a more interesting way to make your way west! This tour takes in all the best spots of WA’s Southwest including Esperance, Margaret River, Walpole and Busselton.

Other Great South West Tours WA

For travellers short on time, our 1 Day Margaret River tour will give you a quick spin around the area and show you the best spots accessible in a day from Perth. This whirlwind trip packs in all the highlights of the Southwest into one action-packed day. Take a walk along the iconic Busselton Jetty, enjoy lunch and wine tastings at one of Margaret River’s top wineries, drive through the imposing karri forests, check out the dramatic coastal scenery and more! Then relax and admire the rural WA landscapes out the window on the journey back to Perth.

If you’re keen on heading Down South and exploring WA’s Southwest, check out our tours to the area or get in touch to chat about your trip!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a swag?

Our 6 Day South West Camping tour and tours between Perth and Adelaide include swag camping as accommodation. A swag is a traditional cavnas sleeping bag with the mattress build inside. Find out more about swag camping here.

What are the camping facilities like on the South West Tours?

We stay in campgrounds in amazing remote locations around Western Australia. Most of the time, facilities include flushing toilets and hot showers. One or two campgrounds on our tours between Perth and Adelaide have only basic facilities (longdrop toilet).

Are the hikes hard?

Hikes can be up to 10 kilomtres over uneven ground, but you can take them at your own pace. Your guide will select hikes appropriate to the group, and if you don’t feel up to it you can always choose to sit it out.