Northcliffe lies in the heart of the south west, only 366
kilometres from Perth and 20 minutes to Windy Harbour/Point
D'Entrecasteaux. One could almost believe that time has stood
still for this part of the south west.... a tiny village with local
shopkeepers full of stories of the group settlement days and the
wonderful walks that are easily accessible for people of moderate
Northcliffe enjoys an abundance of flora and fauna, is the
'entry - way ' to the extensive and unspoilt coast-line of the
world famous D'Entrecasteaux National Park - one of the few areas where
pristine wilderness is so accessible. Northcliffe has visitors coming
from all around the world to marvel at the wilderness, the views and
enjoy just being in a small part of the world that is not overcome by
This does not mean there is nothing for visitors to
experience.... far from it --visitors may enjoy sightseeing by
vehicle or on foot - swimming, surfing, fishing, 4wheel driving -
(check with CALM ), Stand in awe of the massive virgin
Karri, Marri and Jarrah trees, birdwatching studying exotic native
plants and orchids and just plain relaxing with a glass of local 'cool
climate' wine and local produce for a tasty and healthy lunch.
Many newly constructed board walks make sight seeing very
'user friendly'.....ask at the Visitor centre or the village shops for
maps and directions to the many glorious views available in this unique
corner of the south west.
Visit the Forest Park, Mount Chudalup, Lane Tree Falls
& the Boorara tree, Moons Crossing, Salmon beach, Great Forest Trees
Drive, Shannon National Park, and of course take time out to explore
Windy Harbour and the D'Entrecasteaux National Park.
Northcliffe has varied accommodation available
, from cottage farmstays, intimate motels, hotel and backpackers to
camping, B & B's, caravans and chalets..... something for everyone.
Be sure to pick up a copy of the 'Northcliffe Map' showing you all the
businesses in the area from many of the visitor centres along the way.
No phones, no hustle and bustle....just a real old
fashioned peaceful holiday !!! Northcliffe boasts a
'gentle form' of tourism........what more could one want in this day and