Augusta is a small town near Cape Leeuwin at the southern extremity of the Margaret River region. It is close to some good beaches and can also be used as a base for exploring the Margaret River wine region.
There’s a jewel cave 8km north of the town that allows visitors and the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, at the tip of the peninsula where the Southern and Indian Oceans splash into each other, is also an interesting place to visit.
75 Blackwood Avenue, Augusta
Tel (08) 9758 0166
Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 9am-1pm
65 Allnutt Terrace, Augusta
Tel (08) 9758 0002
Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm
Transwa (tel 1300 662 205) coaches stop on Blackwood Avenue.
88 Blackwood Avenue, Augusta
Tel (08) 9758 1290
Blackwood Avenue, Augusta
Tel (08) 9758 1944
This lighthouse was built in 1896 and marks Australia’s most southwestern point. The view from the top of the lighthouse lets you see Indian and Southern Oceans meet.
Leeuwin Road, Cape Leeuwin, Augusta
Admission $5; lighthouse tour $12
Open 9am-4pm daily