Karlgarin

Karlgarin

Karlgarin is a town located 321 km south east of Perth in the eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. Karlgarin is an Aboriginal word that is thought to mean “place of fire”. Karlgarin is home to the annual yabbie races.

Darling Scarp

Darling Scarp

The Darling Scarp , also referred to as the Darling Range or Darling Ranges, is a low escarpment running north-south to the east of the Swan Coastal Plain and Perth, Western Australia. It extends generally north of Bindoon, to the south of Pemberton.

Dunsborough

Dunsborough

Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254 kilometres (158 mi) south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay. Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state’s best tourist destination. During the last decade the town has grown quickly and become quite affluent; consequently cafes have popped up everywhere. The town is a common destination for annual school leavers in WA, the other frequent choice being Rottnest Island.

Carbunup River

Carbunup River

The Carbunup River is located in the South West corner of Western Australia. The mouth of the Carbunup River is approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Busselton where the river flows into Geographe Bay. The Carbunup River is 36 kilometres (22 mi) in length and flows North from its headwaters in the Treeton State Forest/Whicher Range in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River.

Northcliffe

karri forest

Northcliffe is a town located in the lower South West region of Western Australia, about 28 kilometres (17 mi) south of the town of Pemberton. It is largely surrounded by karri, marri and jarrah forest and is close to the Warren, D’Entrecasteaux and Shannon national parks. Locations of great natural beauty close to the town include Mt Chudalup (a granite monolith), Northcliffe Forest Park and the beaches of Windy Harbour.

Dumbleyung Lake

Dumbleyung Lake from space

Dumbleyung Lake, also widely known as Lake Dumbleyung, is a salt lake in Western Australia. It is located in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. With a length of 13 kilometres (8 mi) and a width of 6.5 kilometres (4 mi), it covers a total area of 52 square kilometres (20 sq mi). Dumbleyung Lake received world recognition when Donald Campbell broke the world water speed record on it on 31 December 1964. Today the lake is mainly used for aquatic recreation. Despite the extreme salinity of the lake, it provides a habitat for many varieties of water birds, and since 1963 has been protected by the Dumbleyung Lake Nature Reserve.

RAC

RAC

The Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia (RAC) is a motoring club and mutual organisation, providing roadside assistance, motor, home, contents and travel insurance, personal, car and travel loans, as well as road and community safety advocacy.

Hotham Valley Tourist Railway

Hotham Valley Railway

Hotham Valley Tourist Railway (WA) Inc., which operates a heritage railway in Western Australia, has its origins in a small group of enthusiasts who met together in 1974 with the object of preserving steam locomotives and the railway line from Pinjarra to Dwellingup.

Kendenup

Kendenup

Kendenup is a small town in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Plantagenet. It is 345 kilometres (214 mi) south east of Perth and 22 kilometres (14 mi) north of Mount Barker. The Great Southern Railway (established 1889) passes through the town, being one of the original stations on the line.

Karridale

Karridale

Karridale is a small township in the south-west of Western Australia. It is located just north of Augusta and south of Margaret River between Caves Road and Bussell Highway. A newer township was built a short distance north east of the original Old Karridale following fires which destroyed the town in 1961. The Karridale School opened in 1888.