Bunbury has been a favourite holiday spot for families for a long time, and for good reason. It’s one of the biggest towns in the south west of WA and provides the perfect base to explore many of the smaller towns and surrounding attractions.
Bunbury has everything families can want – beautiful beaches, several large shopping centres, lots of takeaway and eating options, attractions and playgrounds.
Denmark is a busy little town surrounded by majestic forests 55km from Albany and around 400km south of Perth. Just 1km out of town you’ll find The Floating Forest, a hidden retreat and place of rejuvenation in the forest run by couple Dale and Louise Smith.
The south west of WA has become a hub for craft beer and cider, with an array of top shelf producers creating some amazing drops. The annual South West Craft Beer Festival shines the spotlight on these clever cats, bringing together a raft of producers exclusively from the region, sharing their brews directly with the public. It’s happening again this Saturday 3 March, so get your tickets and head on down!
One of the major players in the south west craft scene is Custard & Co cider.
This weekend, WA’s best Christmas market returns to the Fremantle Arts Centre. Carefully curated to contain a collection of unique and innovative Western Australian designer products, the market is a must visit if you are looking for clever gifts with a local focus. One of the artists popping up at the market is Marika Brock, an art photographer who produces colourful and striking prints, often featuring iconic places around Freo and Mt Lawley. Marika is today’s creative.
Improving the world we live in is as important to the creators of Tipsy Oil, a local olive oil provider, as pressing the perfect drop of that liquid gold.
Tipsy Oil was born from an idea that its founder,
Bahen & Co are a boutique chocolate producer in the South West. Run by husband and wife team Josh and Jacqui, the business philosophy is that when using the best ingredients, simple is always better. Dave gets into the nitty gritty of chocolate making with Josh Bahen, while the rest of us are left ogling the fantastic photographs taken by another husband and wife team from the South West – Photogerson.