Where natural beauty awaits at every turn, the Shire of Collie River Valley offers a perfect blend of natural scenery, outdoor activities, and cultural experiences. Enjoy all the outdoor adventures in Collie, from kayaking the Collie River to hiking the Bibbulmun Track and biking through scenic Jarrah forests. For thrill-seekers, the top-class motorplex track offers an adrenaline-filled experience. In Collie, take breaks between your adventures to savour excellent coffee, delightful treats, and explore a remarkable gallery that exceeds expectations. Not sure where to start? Let us help with our top picks for the region!
1. Give the Bib a Go
If you haven’t already, it’s time to tick the Bibbulmun Track off your list. Wander through the beautiful Collie region along part of WA’s 1000km walking trail which uncovers some untouched, jaw-dropping scenery. Not a serious hiker? Take a leisurely stroll along the scenic Collie River Walk—a breezy 10km path that also delivers amazing views.
2. Be Amazed by Murals
Take in the monumental mural adorning the Wellington Dam wall, rumoured to be the largest dam mural in the world. Spanning an impressive 8000 square metres, for the best view to take it all in, make your way to the lookout point. While you’re here be sure to explore other beautiful pieces of art along the mural trail throughout the town.
3. Go Off Road on Mountain Bike
Explore the stunning Collie River Valley on an extensive MTB track network. With over 25 trails suitable for both beginners and pros, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy cycling adventures. New trails, like the Collie Wagyl Biddi network, provide fun and easy flow trails near the town centre. For an ultimate challenge, take on the world-class Munda Biddi Trail that passes through Collie.
4. Relax by Honeymoon Pool or go for a Dip at Black Diamond Lake
Prepare to be enchanted by the captivating beauty of Honeymoon Pool. Nestled amongst Jarrah and Marri forests, this wide natural pool is perfect for a refreshing dip or wander. Unleash your inner child by giving the swinging rope a whirl or bask in the sun on the inviting wooden platform. Grab your inflatable toys and beeline for the stunning Black Diamond Lake. This place is an absolute must see, sporting vibrant blue waters that will take your breath away whether you’re after a refreshing dip, a paddle on a SUP, canoe or kayak.
5. Go Underground
Step into Collie’s mining history at the Replica Coal Mine in the Collie Visitor Centre. Take a guided tour with a former miner and check out the restored locomotives. Don’t forget to visit the Coalfields Museum across the road, filled with fascinating artifacts and quirky items from the past.