From Basildene Manor it is only a short, scenic drive to many outstanding places to explore. Find for yourself the natural splendour that has made the region one of Australia’s most popular destinations.

You may marvel at sweeping coastal panoramas, walk along pristine beaches or through majestic forests. We suggest a stay of four to five days to experience the REGION’S MANY ATTRACTIONS


  • Wine tasting at the many world renowned vineyards
  • Leisurely lunches at nearby vineyard restaurants
  • Guided vineyard tours
  • Personally tailored vineyard tours for wine connoisseurs

Art Galleries and Studios

  • Browse through local galleries of contemporary fine art
  • Pottery and exquisite woodwork galleries
  • Stunning jewellery and glass blowing studio

Culinary Delights

  • Wine bars, vineyard restaurants, cafes and pizza bars
  • Delicious ice cream, fudge and chocolate factories
  • Local cheeses, preserves olive oils and freshly roasted coffees
  • Fresh marron and locally caught seafood

Tours and Sightseeing

  • View kangaroos, unique bird life and wildflowers at Basildene and nearby
  • Explore ancient underground caves – guided tours
  • Marvel at the sweeping panorama of magnificent coastlines
  • Whale watching from June to December
  • Take the popular ‘Bushtucker River Tour’
  • Experience abseiling, climbing and caving
  • Picnic in secluded locations
  • Beach and rock fishing
  • See the Indian and Southern Oceans meet
  • Climb Cape Leeuwin and Cape Naturaliste lighthouses
  • Visit Eagle Heritage Raptor wildlife park

For the Energetic

  • Play golf – a choice of two 18 hole golf courses
  • World famous surfing locations
  • Surfing lessons
  • Gymnasium and aerobics classes only 1km away
  • Horse riding through scenic countryside
  • Bike hire and bike trails