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

15
Jun
2019
Shahril Affandi Radzali
5.0
Out of this world view. The forest seems so magical. We are lucky to arrive it two hours before the sunset. Its really perfect view!!
14
Mar
2019
Adam Scott
5.0
Such a beautiful forest. We decided to walk off the beaten track opposite the car park and found so many fabulous photo locations. The trees make you feel insignificant (in a good way!) that has the whole forest feeling otherworldly! Highly recommend the drive as it’s not far out of Margaret River.
01
May
2019
David Tweddle
5.0
Late afternoon visit to this Serene forest is magical. Try to be there an hour or two before sunset. It's perfect!
06
Jul
2019
Rosemarie Helmerand
4.0
Lovely place to stop and take a photo of the gigantic trees towering over us.
12
Apr
2019
Lucy Gray
5.0
What a beautiful place. I very short stroll takes you to a viewing platform and makes for some nice group selfies if you aren't going to venture any further. It is worth crossing the road and walking into forest amidst the trees. Very peaceful, with such tall trees I can't recall the last time I was under such huge trees. There is a massive fallen tree 100m in, it's great to walk along, sit on or get your mates to sit for a group shot. Unfortunately there is a lot of carving on the tree trunks. Please don't join in by destroying these beautiful giants natural protection!