The town of Dwellingup is surrounded by the enchanting Jarrah Forest of the Darling escarpment situated height of 864 feet above sea level. Home to a diverse showcase of flora and fauna.
The historic country town of Dwellingup is located an hour and a half drive south of Perth. Set among pristine jarrah forest and water catchment areas, Dwellingup offers nature at its best.
Almost obliterated by the 1961 bushfires, Dwellingup has become a year round destination for many visitors. The Visitor Centre has a great exhibition detailing the rise and fall of the mills towns in the area and the destruction of the bushfire.
Enjoy your outdoor activities in the natural setting of the Lane Pool Reserve along the banks of the Murray River.
Dwellingup is one of ten town sites that the Bibbulmun Track (Western Australia’s world class, 1,000 kilometre walk trail) passes through.
You’re bound to bump into fellow bushwalkers and nature lovers on this section of the track due to its close proximity to Perth and the lovely scenery on offer.
The new Munda Biddi mountain bike trail which begins in Mundaring and will eventually finish in Albany. The trail winds currently through Dwellingup meandering on its way to Manjimup. The trail passes through beautiful countryside and is a highly regarded and popular trail for mountain biking enthusiasts.
There are many places to camp in Dwellingup, but for those looking for a bit more warmth and comfort. There are hotel, chalet, backpacker and caravan park options available.