Waroona townsite has a population of approximately 2,500 and is located on the South Western Highway, 110 kilometres (1hr) south of the capital city of Perth.
Other townsites within the Shire include Preston Beach, Hamel and Lake Clifton. Waroona stretches from the Indian Ocean on the west across the flat lands enriched with irrigation waters, up and over the Darling Range with its massive granite outcrops and marvellous views.It then stretches through forest, with the gnarled old, but magnificent Jarrah trees that lead right down to the Murray River with its huge quiet pools and its contrasting rapids and racing white waters.
The Shire is an important destination for tourists enjoying recreational activities within State Forests, beaches and the many waterways both natural and man made.
- Ski or paddle on Lake Navarino, Waroona (seasonal)
- Visit the craft and product gallery within the new Waroona Tourist Centre
- Experience a traditional country agricultural show at Waroona
Shire of Waroona: http://www.waroona.wa.gov.au/