Our certified Eco Tours throughout The Amazing South Coast connect visitors from all over the world to the natural environment, local communities and some of the best natural attractions in the world, creating memories that are treasured for a lifetime.
Our Great Southern Land is a land of staggering contrasts and spectacular beauty where you can explore shimmering turquoise waters, rare wildflowers and native wildlife, pristine white sandy beaches and even ancient mountain ranges. Top it all off with a laid-back feel and friendly people, and it's no wonder Australia is called 'The Lucky Country'.
The team from Down Under Discoveries are committed to looking after you and giving you an extraordinary experience on every level. If you are after a more tailored type of day tour to meet your interests and needs please contact us and we will be happy to discuss your requirements so as to be able to provide you with a memorable experience Down Under.
Guide to Albany
Albany is rich in history with stories of Aboriginal custodians, convicts, sailors and whalers. The awe inspiring beauty of rugged coastlines creates a fitting backdrop to dramatic whaling, convict and settler history, being the oldest colonial settlement in Western Australia, predating Perth by over two years. The city boasts many of the old colonial buildings most of which house museums, galleries and restaurants.
The city centre is located between the hills of Mount Melville and Mount Clarence, which look down into Princess Royal Harbour. Many beaches surround Albany, including Middleton Beach, Frenchman Bay and Muttonbird Island. Albany is 418 km SSE of Perth, covers an area of 297.2 km2 and is home to approximately 33, 000 people.
Guide to Porongurup
The small village of Porongurup has a population of approx 370 passionate, community driven, outdoor enthusiasts. The locals are hard working individuals all committed to preserving the magic of the oldest mountain range in the world. The industry within the region varies with dairy farmers, vege growers, wine producers, tour operators, accommodation providers, conservationists and much much more.
This amazing little village sits on the northern slopes of the Porongurup mountain range, an ancient mountain range formed more than 1,100 million years old. As well as the beauty of the moss-covered granite rocks and the lush forest, the views from the peaks and other vantage points lead out to the Stirling Range and, on a clear day, you can see the Southern Ocean.
Guide to Bremer Bay
Bremer Bay is a remote town on the south coast of WA between Albany and Esperence. Known for its beautiful beaches, the Bremer Bay Canyon and Killer Whales, this beautiful small town is home to some of the most ecologically significant flora in the world. The calm waters of Point Anne provide a resting spot for calving southern right whales, while further offshore killer whales frolick in the Bremer Canyon.
Bremer Bay is the gateway to the South West area of Fitzgerald River National Park with displays of the endemic Royal Hakea, (Hakea Victoria), Quaalup Bells and Pimelea physodes which can be seen at the edge of the road. Sitting between the national park and the town is the Bremer Bay Peninsula. Access to the rugged and isolated corner of the world is by 4wd only
Guide to Denmark/Walpole
Denmark is located on the South West Coast of WA in the Great Southern Region with a population of about 5,000 people. The tall forests merge with the pristine white sandy beaches, great Southern Ocean and ancient rocks making it one of the most most naturally beautiful destinations in the world. The town itself sits astride the beautiful curving Denmark River as it gracefully flows into the Wilson Inlet.
Walpole is located 66km west of Denmark and is surrounded by the Walpole-Nornalup National Park and the Walpole-Nornalup Inlet System. There is much to explore - experience the stunning views from Mt. Frankland, the reflections in the rivers, the abundance of wildflowers, the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk and the rugged grandeur of coast and islands.