The Blackwood River Valley, Australia's South West

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The Blackwood Valley

The Blackwood Valley is situated in the south west of Western Australia and is within easy driving distance from Perth.

The Blackwood River is the longest continually flowing waterway in the South West of Western Australia. Beginning in the southern wheatbelt agricultural area it travels 270km to meet the Indian and Southern oceans at Augusta.

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Rally in the Valley:

January 2015

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 Competition runs during the whole month  of January 2015

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Rally in the Valley 2015

Winners for 2015 event...

1st place winner: Greg Schmidt

of Wheelers Hill   Victoria

2nd place winner: Bernadette

Taylor of Moora  WA


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Balingup is famous for its wonderful scenery. Experience the ever changing seasons: winter valley mists, beautiful spring blossoms, glowing summer sunsets and russet red tinting of the autumn leaves.

Balingup is your destination from which to explore the regions of the South West or just enjoy the warm and friendly people the whole year round.

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Boyup Brook

Boyup Brook is a great place to visit and is full of surprises.

The town is situated between the South Western and Albany Highways and provides an ideal opportunity to leave the busy life of the city and relax in a clean and tranquil environment of rolling hills and beautiful wildflowers.

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Bridgetown is nestled amongst the hills on the banks of the Blackwood River surrounded by tall forests, wonderful scenic drives, and has the rare combination of old world charm and modern facilities.

Bridgetown is seen as one of the most picturesque towns in Western Australia.

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Darkan is situated within the Blackwood Basin catchment area for the Blackwood River. This small town is the administrative centre for the Shire of West Arthur.

Throughout the Shire of West Arthur the wildflowers put on a magnificent display between August and November each year.

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Greenbushes is a historic picturesque town situated on the highest point of the Darling Scarp.

It is one of the global bio diversity areas due to its range and variety of flora, making Greenbushes a hidden delight. .

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A walk down the main street of Nannup is like a walk back in time. Just three hours drive from Perth, this historic mill town on the banks of the Blackwood River is the place to unwind and relax or seek out new adventures.

Beautiful scenic drives through the lush countryside lead to all surrounding towns.

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