Dwellingup is a small country town situated in the Peel Region, Western Australia. Just 100km south of the Perth GPO and 43km inland from Mandurah, Dwellingup is an easy days outing. Surrounded by forest and with the Murray River close by the area has become one of the principal playgrounds for outdoor recreation and education in the Perth region. Visitors seeking an intimate experience with the natural environment or perhaps a more interactive experience will find that Dwellingup and its surrounds have plenty to offer.
The Bibbulmun Track passes through the town centre. Long distance walkers resupply from the town’s general store or perhaps enjoy a short break resting weary feet for awhile. Day walkers use Dwellingup as a start/finish point for shorter walks.
The Munda Biddi long distance mountain bike trail passes through Dwellingup on its way to Albany. A number of shorter single track days rides including Marrinup and Turner Hill are close. The longer Waterous Loop and the free ride area South Shore are also nearby. Dwellingup and surrounds are rapidly gaining Mecca status for mountain bikers.
A wide range of accommodation providers offer facilities from bush tent camping, caravan parks, bed and breakfasts, cottages or luxury chalets. Hotham Valley Tourist Railway run regular steam hauled trains from Dwellingup and run the popular Etmilyn Tramway on a regular timetable. The world class Forest Heritage Centre offers a unique look at the area’s forest heritage. Enjoy a number of cafes that offer take away and dining or visit our Community Hotel, one of the last in Western Australia still owned by the community.
Dwellingup Adventures is situated in the heart of the town on Newton Street and offers a wide range of equipment for hire including canoes, rafts, mountain bikes and camping equipment. A number of self guided tours are also available.
Corporate and group activities include multi day camps or shorter one day activity structures. The shared outdoor recreation experience is a powerful tool for personal growth and team development. Dwellingup Adventures have the equipment and expertise to make your experience both challenging and enjoyable.
Schools recognise the important role camps and the outdoor recreation experience play in the informative years. Dwellingup Adventures have been assisting teachers in developing and refining students’ appropriate socialization skills, sound physical skill and an enduring knowledge base for nearly 10 years. A wide range of activities is offered to schools for all student age groups from the challenging, contemplative, educational, confronting and daunting to just plain fun.
Demand for the services of Dwellingup Adventures is high with most of the activities situated in the nearby Lane Poole Reserve. If your needs are not so local many of the activities can be replicated in other locations around the state. Dwellingup Adventures will be happy to advise or assist you.
Dwellingup Adventures is an Accredited Tourism Business, an Aussie Host Gold Business, member of the Dwellingup Business Association and an Affiliated Organisational member of the Bibbulmun Track Foundation and Munda Biddi Trail Foundation. Dwellingup Adventures deliver the Rescue Training Group Swiftwater Rescue Operator Course and access relevant units of competency under the National Training Framework. Dwellingup Adventures is a member of Outdoors WA and aspires to the Outdoors WA Code of Ethics.