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Blackwood River

  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Fishing & Boating
    Fishing & Boating
  • Free
    Free
  • Scenic Spot
    Scenic Spot
  • Stand Up Paddling & Canoeing
    Stand Up Paddling & Canoeing
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Wildflower Spotting
    Wildflower Spotting

The Blackwood is the longest river in Australia's South West; flowing almost 400 km from its source in the wheatbelt, through the Blackwood Valley, to the coast at Augusta's Hardy Inlet. It is the perfect waterway for kayaking, canoeing, boating, swimming and fishing.... or even cruising along on a house boat!

Enjoy strolling one of the scenic walk trails along the river's banks - there are plenty of tranquil places to enjoy a picnic. For the bird enthusiasts, look out for migratory waders (November to March) Australasian darters and Caspian terns. You may even be lucky enough to see the Black bittern!

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Google Reviews

20
Feb
2020
10 out of 10, would river again KaiKat
29
Nov
2019
My back yard...love it , just putting the boat in there and just cruising.. Linda James
21
Jun
2019
We always have a brilliant time on the river it is a great way to unwind Troy Coffey
26
May
2018
4 days of tranquillity. Peter Stock
29
Jul
2018
Drove over it, was wet by the looks. martin Darcey
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