Where Trails Meet

Just 90 minutes 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

Disconnect from the rat race listen to your heart beat in time with the rhythm of the river as you glide by, or pump it up on a heart-racing mountain bike trail.

Plan Your 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

Home made forest feasts are the perfect fuel for adventurous spirits. Oozing country charm, cosy cafes welcome guests with hearty food and artisan crafts.

Whet Your Appetite


Follow the inspiration trail

Planning your Dwellingup adventure is much more than the forest.  Discover a playground of bubbling rivers, invigorating swimming holes, farmgate producers, festivals, galleries and more.


#Dwellingup is in the National Awards for Australian Top Tourism Town for 2021 🌟

Show your love for our beautiful and adventure filled WA town by going to @australian_tourism_awards, and leave a like and comment ❤️

The national winner will be announced October 28 🏆


Spring time in Dwellingup is something else! 🌳🍃☀️

Immerse yourself in nature and dabble in a spot of forest bathing among the ancient towering forest giants.

Hike, ride, kayak or swim your way around Lane Poole Reserve or just stop, listen, be still and a part of nature.

Visit the friendly staff at Dwellingup Trails & Visitors Centre for walk trail maps and local knowledge to complete your #WildAtHeart adventure.

Visit Dwellingup ⭐️ 9am – 4pm ⭐️ Ph: 9538 1108

📷 credit: Chad Gerber Photography

The crew from @australianmountainbike have been hitting the #Dwellingup trails in style. 🚴

Get amongst the muddy action on the Murray Valley & Marrinup #trails! Take a minute to pause at “The Roost” with stunning views of the Murray Valley, before launching into an exhilarating #wildatheart adventure!

The @loose_riders_perth shuttle bus is running this Friday. Enjoy the fun without the uphill burn! Only $25 for kids with unlimited rides. 🤘

📷 @by_denzil

All aboard the @hothamvalleyrailway ! 🚂

Grab the kids and hop onboard the Steam Ranger for a journey through the heart of the forest. A total treat for the train buff in your family... little ones and big kids alike!

Departing #Dwellingup TODAY at 10:30am & 2pm, it’s the perfect school holiday adventure (advanced bookings highly recommended).

Make the most of the sunshine and wander to @forest_discovery_centre where the kids can get lost in the nature playground and you can admire the works of local artists in the gallery. 🌳

They’re open 11am – 3pm today, with a gold coin donation entry.

#wildatheart #visitdwellingup

Pitch a tent and camp out under a dark sky filled with the stars! Sounds dreamy, right?

An easy 90-minute drive south of Perth, Lane Poole Reserve is perfect to escape the hustle of the city, get together around campfire and just chill out.

It’s all about the adventure; big days on the river and pumping action on the trails, followed by a sound sleep to re-charge your batteries and get ready to do it all again!

Find out everything you need to know about camping in Lane Poole Reserve online at https://bit.ly/3Avbrps. Don’t forget, the team at Dwellingup Trails and Visitor Centre are on-hand to help, too!

During school holidays camping spots may be limited but places like Nanga Mill, Nanga Townsite & Marrinup Campsite are first in, best dressed.


📸 credit: @chad_gerber

Dwellingup Trails and Visitor Centre keeps on kicking goals 🏉 and has been announced as a Finalist in the 2021 Perth Airport Western Australia Tourism Awards in the Visitor Information Services category 🏅

While on your next adventure in beautiful #Dwellingup come in and have a chat with a friendly local (aka one of our staff) before your next trail adventure, discover unknown history, check out the BIG orange 1939 Mack Truck Fire Tender, try the "Busted Nuts" mountain bike trail on the impressive VR headsets all in our new, state-of-the-art visitor centre - right next to the Dwellingup Skate Park and Pump Track.

See you Soon in Dwellingup, only 90 minutes from Destination Perth - the perfect place to be #wildatheart

Shire of Murray Dwellingup Community Compact Inc.

It is set to be a stunning spring day in #Dwellingup for tomorrow’s Act Belong Commit Dwellingup 100 and Mighty Jarrah Trail Run where competitors get to test their skills and endurance on one of #westernaustralia most rugged and spectacular courses, in near perfect conditions 🍃

Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast or brunch at one of Dwellingup cafe's, food and coffee vans will be onsite and you can cheer on the competitors as they cross the finish line while having a cheeky beer in the @thornydevilbeer pop-up bar 🍻

Feed your adventurous spirit this weekend and be #wildatheart in beautiful Dwellingup 🌳

917 The Wave Coast Live The Charcoal Project - Catering & Street Food Black Velvet & Honey - Mobile Coffee Shire of Murray

#wheretrailsmeet #auscycling #marathonmtb #dwellingupadventures

📸 Act Belong Commit Dwellingup 100

🚂 All Aboard!!! for this weekends Hotham Valley Railway 45th Anniversary in beautiful #Dwellingup 🍃

Seats for the impressive heritage Steam and Diesel trains are booked out for this year’s event – but - you can still watch and wave the lucky passengers on their journey as the trains announce their departure and arrival with a loud “Toot” 🚂 and a massive “Puff” of steam 💨

👉 Venture throughout the town and discover an abundance of tasty locally produced food at Dwellingup’s café’s & restaurants, enjoy live bands and entertainment, find a treasure at the pop-up market stalls and antique fair, art and craft stalls, rail attractions and vintage displays - even dine on the stationary Vintage Restaurant Dining car with a traditional Devonshire Tea 🍰

Don’t miss all the fun This Sunday, 12 September from 9am to 4pm. Only 90 minutes from Destination Perth and 40 minutes from Visit Mandurah

#WildatHeart #Wheretrailsmeet
Shire of Murray y Dwellingup Community Compact Inc.
📸 Hotham Valley Railway

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