Leeuwin Road Augusta
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
As the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia and the most south-westerly point on mainland Australia, this is a must see. This is also where two oceans meet (the Indian and Southern Ocean). Jump aboard a tour for a dose of local maritime history.
Caves Road, Augusta
Explore the underground crystal wonderland of Jewel Cave.
Jewel Cave is the biggest show cave in Western Australia; comprising three massive chambers. It is also home to one of the longest straw stalactites found in any tourist cave in Australia.
This cave really is the jewel in the crown of the region's limestone caves and is a must.
Hamelin Bay Beach, Cape to Cape Walk Track, Boranup WA, Australia
Meet the Hamelin Bay Stingrays
Meeting the Hamelin Bay sting rays is a highlight of any summertime trip down south to Augusta!
Hamelin Bay is one of the best places in Australia to spot wild sting rays up close. The gentle and friendly, yet completely wild sting ray population that live in the bay are unafraid of people wading in the water and swimming with them.
It is an awesome wild life encounter that costs absolutely nothing, at one of the most beautiful beaches in WA.
Leeuwin Road, Augusta
One of the most visited attractions in the State, this relic is now encrusted into history
Blackwood River and Flinders Bay
Fishing & Boating
There are a range of places to fish from either the beach, or get out in a boat to try your luck!
Augusta Golf Club, Hillview Road, Augusta WA, Australia
Enjoy a round of golf at the Augusta Hillview Golf Club. Featuring a 18 hole picturesque course with ocean and river views it was established 1957.
Augusta Golf Club run fully by volunteers and is open to private members as well as the public. The club house is only open on club golf days but visitors can go anytime, a an honourary box is at the first tee to pay green fees.
Visitors can hire golf clubs in the town site at the Xtreme Sports Shop located next door to the Caltex Service Station.
Cape Leeuwin, Southern start or finish point
Cape to Cape Walktrail
We cater for Cape to Cape trekkers. Let us be a part of your adventure as you experience this spectacular walk as a day or part day trek through to the full Dunsborough to Augusta challenge. Get all of the latest information from the local Friends of the Cape to Cape Track website www.capetocapetrack.com.au/
Ellis Street, Hardy Inlet, Western Australia, Augusta WA 6290,
Blackwood River Walk
Experience the tranquility of nature at its best - take this riverside walk along the Blackwood River
Deepdene WA 6290, Australia
Cliff Spackman Nature Reserve
Located adjacent to the magnificent Cape to Cape walk track
101 Blackwood Ave, Augusta WA 6290, Australia
Augusta Historical Museum
Open daily from 1pm - 4pm this renowned local museum is manned by volunteers who are proudly aware of Augusta's history that dates from starting point of Matthew Flinders circumnavigation of Australia, first settlement in 1830 as Western Australia's third settlement through its evolving and changing decades up until today. Well worth a visit.
Cnr Hillview & Leeuwin Rd
Walking distance to town and "Our Place Augusta". Complimentary pick up offered.
Tourist Drive 250, Karridale WA 6288, Australia
Boranup Karri Forest
Towering karri trees, some over 60m in height, undulate across the valley. The sight of these enormous trees won’t be the only thing to amaze you. This forest is a feast for the senses with the forest floor tumbling with wildflowers, orchids and funghi (in season) together with the sounds of native birds and the fresh smell of eucalypt.
The Karri Lookout on the eastern side of Caves Road is an ideal spot to enjoy and photograph this amazing forest as it undulates across the valley.
Boranup Drive is a fantastic tourist drive. With its hard limestone base it is suitable for two-wheel drive vehicles. The drive winds its way through stunning forest and loops back to Caves Road. Along the drive you’ll find the Boranup Lookout which takes in views across the picturesque forest and the stunning turquoise waters of nearby Hamelin Bay.
Augusta Boat Harbour, Leeuwin Road, Western Australia, Australia
Whale-watching season takes place at Flinders Bay from late May to August and gives the opportunity to observe humpbacks, southern right whales, rare blue whales, pygmy whales and their calves.
For those that prefer to keep their feet dry, ask us for some locations on-shore to catch a glimpse of the ocean giants.
Cosy Corner Beach, Hamelin Bay WA, Australia
Bushwalks & Birdwatching
Augusta is home to a range of lovely bushwalks and the region has a range of birdwatching hotspots.
At Cape Leeuwin you might see Rock Parrots, endangered Hooded Plovers, White-breasted Sea Eagles and Ospreys. Over in the Boranup Forest among the kari trees or around Jewel Cave you can come across Black Cockatoos, Purple- crowned Lorikeet, Splendid Fairy- wren, White- breasted Robin, Crested Strike-tit, Western Golden Whistler and many other birds!
Other birds to be seen in the region include Red-tailed Tropic, Rufous Treecreepers, Western Rosellas, Red-capped Parrots, Red-winged Fairy Wrens, Baudin’s and Carnaby’s White-tailed Black Cockatoos, Masked Owl, Red-eared Firetail Finches, Southern Emu Wrens, Squaretail Kite, Nankeen Kestral and Spotted Pardalottes.