WELCOME TO DWELLINGUP

Where Trails Meet

Just over an hour's drive from Perth, Dwellingup has an abundance of nature-inspired experiences and unique offerings that suit adventurers of all ages. Dwellingup is home to incredible natural landscapes, from spectacular national parks to thriving river trails and towering old-growth forests that immerse you in their beauty. The adventure is yours to create in this remarkable part of the world.
Go Wild

As the only place where the Bibbulmun Track and Munda Biddi meet, Dwellingup is home to a network of epic trails for you to explore.

Head to the trails

The ever-enchanting Lane Poole Reserve covers nearly 55,000 hectares with campsites and trails ready to be explored.

Explore Beautiful Nature

Book tours and activities in Dwellingup

Choose your own adventure with Wild@Heart tours and activities for couples, families and thrill seekers in this remarkable part of Western Australia.

Jump In To Adventure

Rest Up

Snuggle up in a timber cottage in the heart of town. Take in the sweeping valley views from the verandah of your chalet or camp out under a billion stars.

Choose Your Stay

Eat Well in Dwellingup

Fuel your adventurous spirit with seasonal produce and homemade feasts in cosy cafés and restaurants that ooze country charm.

Whet Your Appetite

Connect to Culture and History in Dwellingup

Step beyond the trails and discover a country town rich in history, inspired by a deep connection to culture and strong heritage roots.

Connect to Culture and History

WINTER WANDERERS HIKING SERIES

EXPLORE HIKING EVENTS

Follow the Inspiration Trail

Reconnect with nature and discover a trail to follow on your Dwellingup adventure. From hiking iconic tracks through ancient forests, to riding internationally-acclaimed hero dirt, Dwellingup is home to an array of trails waiting to be explored.

Explore Dwellingup & The Murray Region

Distinctly different in personality, Dwellingup and Pinjarra are bound together by the Murray River. The river is the beating heart of the region, captivating visitors with a thirst for the great outdoors. Visit for the day, or stay a little longer, and fall in love with the Murray.

Dwellingup Gold Winner for Australia's Tiny Tourism Town Awards 2023

Australia's Top Tiny Tourism Town

Dwellingup was crowned Australia's Top Tiny Tourism Town in 2023, following state-level wins in both 2023 and 2021.
Gold 2021 Perth Airport WA Tourism Award Logo for Visitor Informaiton Services

WA Tourism Award Winner

Dwellingup Trails and Visitor Centre won Gold for Visitor Information Services at the 2021 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards.
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⚠️ Captain Fawcett 4X4 Track is now CLOSED for winter. ⚠️

Here's hoping next season comes around quickly!🤞

Big thanks to the Armadale 4wd Club  who have adopted the Captain Fawcett Track and do so much to help look after the track each year. 🙌

Stay up to date with alerts by checking park alerts with @exploreparkswa or visiting @trailswa for current track conditions.
Dwellingup was recognised at the 7NEWS Top Tourism Town Awards, being crowned silver in the Top Tiny Town category. 🥈

It’s the fourth consecutive year Dwellingup has been recognised as one of @westernaustralia’s best destinations, winning gold in 2021 and 2023, and silver in 2022. It also follows last year’s national win, when Dwellingup was crowned Australia’s Top Tiny Tourism Town 2023. ✨🎉 

Thank you to our local community, amazing operators and partners, our team at @shireofmurray, @tourismcouncilwa, and of course, each and every person who visits and shares their love this remarkable part of Australia.

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Cozy up by the fire with a glass of wine this WA Day long weekend at Redgum Wine Estate! 🔥🍷

Indulge in delicious fare from their new winter menu as you embrace the welcome warmth from their cellar door’s generous fireplace – the perfect way to finish your #WildatHeart adventures in #Dwellingup. 🍇

Bookings are recommended so head to their website - https://redgumwineestate.com.au/ - to book your table.🍇
Step into the lush surrounds of the #ForestDiscoveryCentre when it opens its doors from tomorrow through to WA day on Monday, 3rd June.💚

Be refreshed by the forest air as you meander gentle trails, engage in nature play and scale the Tree Top Walk to be in the company of the forest canopy. 🌳🌿🍂

Inside the iconic leaf-shape building, browse the inspiring and unique artwork by #Dwellingup's local artists’ .🫶
Embark on a scenic journey back in time this WA Day Long Weekend as the #Hotham Valley Railway trains chug their way along #Dwellingup’s historic railway line. 🚂

In addition to their regular Saturday Forest Train and Sunday Steam Train trips, Hotham Valley Railway diesel trains will be winding its way through the forest to Etmilyn Siding on Monday, 3rd June. 

Head over to their Facebook page or visit their website www.hothamvalleyrailway.com.au to book.
Listen closely! Do you hear that familiar sound echoing through the forest? It's the unmistakable call of the red-tailed black cockatoo! 🌳

With their striking sunset-colored plumage and majestic flight, they are truly a sight to behold. Take a walk in the forest, listen for their distinctive call, and keep your eyes peeled for these stunning creatures when in Dwellingup. 💚
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