The wildlife along the South Coast of Western Australia is as diverse as the countryside. One of the top six areas in the world for bio-diversity, this southern most coast is a wildlife wilderness. There are even several species of birds and animals which can be found no where else on earth.
The Black Swan of Western Australia makes it's home along the waterways surrounding the Wilson Inlet in Denmark, along with the Western Australian Pelican (soaring overhead), the Blue Wren is the symbol of Denmark and their bright blue feathers can be seen from most windows in the region.
This little blue tongue lizard was stuck between two boards of the bibbulmun track just above the Shelley Beach hang gliding platforms. Chasing snails I supect. He was grateful to be freed.
the whales in albany are an special type of local windlife, every year, visitors from across the globe flock to the southern coast for a chance to watch the whales in Albany WA. The expansive Great Southern Ocean harbors a substantial whale population, where they breed and feed in the sheltered bays. These magnificent creatures grace us with their presence during their migration, journeying between the warmer northern waters and the cooler seas surrounding Antarctica.
For more information visit our Whale Watching Page
More information on the south-west coast in our other Western Australian travellers guides:
The Rainbow Coast is a national biosphere area and deserves our care and respect, please try to reduce your environmental impact when visiting the coast. Your safety while visiting the region iis your responsibility, please obey the signs and be careful. THANKS FOR VISITING!
Fremantle, the Port City, is located south-west of Perth at the mouth of the Swan River. Fremantle's vibrant nightlife, music scene and cafe' culture make Fremantle a perfect getaway from the bustle of Perth. Beaches, history, shopping, dining out, and more. VISIT FREMANTLE
The Margaret River Region is an area of magnificent beauty on the western coast of the south west of WA. From the expansive shores of Busselton on Geographe Bay, through Dunsborough & Margaret River to Augusta, the Margaret River Region is fantastic. VISIT MARGARET RIVER
Denmark WA is one of the most beautiful places along the south coast as it has forests, beaches, rivers and waves. Everything you need for the perfect south coast holiday. Denmark Wineries are popular too! Info on Denmark Town including shopping, dining & history, VISIT DENMARK WA