Travel south through Donnybrook, known as the ‘Apple Capital’ of the South West, grab yourself some delicious local produce at the fruit orchards. Much away on a stunning scenic landscape, touring through rolling farmlands of the Blackwood River Valley.
Travel through Western Australia’s old growth forest to see the 51m tall Diamond Tree bush fire watch tower, which has been there for over 70 years. Climb the tree for breathtaking panoramic views, if you dare, or simply enjoy a picnic lunch in a tranquil bush setting.
We then visit the Valley of the Giants ‘Tree Top Walk,’ a 600 metre long elevated walkway through the forest canopy reaching up to 40 metres above ground. See, Smell and touch these 400 year old giants of the tingle forest region. Walk through the treetop canopy, along the gradually elevated walkway, suitable for all ages, with the highest point of the loop at about 40 metres. It doesn’t stop there, on the ground walk through the Ancient Empire of wide girthed Tingle Trees, up to 10 metres in diameter.
Stop to view wildflowers throughout the tour whilst they are in season, varieties include the orange flowering Christmas Tree, Kangaroo Paw, Banksia, Wattle and Everlastings. The Kodja Place Visitor Centre, is a must visit for history buffs, which gives you an insight into the traditional Noongar history of the area and life of the tight knit community.This tour also includes stunning coastal scenery and windswept rocky shores, famous at William Bay.
Visit Denmark before returning to Perth at approximately 10.30pm.
Stop en route for dinner (own expense) at Kodja Place Visitor Centre.
Strong wind conditions may result in the closure of the Tree Top Walk – alternative touring arrangements will be made. Profusion of wildflowers depends on weather and other conditions, therefore we can’t guarantee sightings. Wear comfortable walking shoes, bring a hat and camera.