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!
How To: Find Culture on Wadandi BoodjaThis is the land of the Wadandi (Saltwater and Forest) people. Take time to learn and appreciate Country by visiting some lesser known locations. “Country is like a native bush – if you shape and change it too much, it can never grow back in the same way.” There isn’t a dist...