Overview

Towering karri trees, some over 60m in height, undulate across the valley. With sunlight streaming onto their smooth trunks, this is one of the best sights in Your Margaret River Region.

More information

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 forest is an easy 25 minute drive south of Margaret River town along Caves Road. 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. The lookout also marks the start of some lovely bushwalks and has a great picnic spot. A small campground fitting only seven small tents or small campervans is also available.

For the bird enthusiasts!

Just south of Lake Cave is the gorgeous Boranup Karri Forest. On your drive or walk through you may see Purple- crowned Lorikeet, Splendid Fairy- wren, White- breasted Robin, Crested Strike-tit, Golden Whistler and many other birds!

Google Reviews

13
Nov
2019
ay itsme
5.0
You'll feel like you've stepped into Harry Potter universe!! Such a magical place and it's on caves road heading south after the Lakes Cave turn off. Must see!!
30
Dec
2019
Monica Rivera Diaz
5.0
The most beautiful please to walk around the trees and relax yourself. We love it and always want to come back again 😊
02
Jan
2020
Florent Malézieux
5.0
Stunning view. You just turn around the corner and you face this awesome forest.
03
Jan
2020
Ryan T
5.0
Great for a 5 min stop. Adequate parking with people frequently coming and going.
23
Oct
2019
Ryan Heath
4.0
A nice spot to stop if your driving past. Very scenic and there are some walking trails that take you through the forest.