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Blackwood River

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

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