These amazing adventure experiences in WA will get the adrenaline pumping

Work off all that wine and gourmet food the Margaret River region has to offer with the adventure activities like abseiling, quad biking and swimming with dolphins.

A woman abseiling down a rock face in Wilyabrup, WA
  • Jenny Hewett
  • December 2019

Yes it has beautiful beaches and foodie experiences to die for but Western Australia’s Margaret River region also offers top-notch activities of the action kind.

Abseil the cliffs at Wilyabrup

Run by experienced “rock hopper” Mick Dempsey, Margaret River Climbing Co opens in new window. offers abseiling, rock climbing and caving experiences at some of Margaret River’s most scenic spots. Abseil 40 metres down the sheer sea cliffs at Wilyabrup, explore the caves at Boranup Forest and then rock-climb back up. The full-day tours take in all three disciplines and include lunch and snacks.

Swim with dolphins in Koombana Bay

Swim with bottlenose dolphins in the wild in the open waters of Koombana Bay on an experience led by trained guides and volunteers. Dolphins regularly visit the area, though the reasons for it remain a mystery. The Dolphin Discovery Centre opens in new window was established in 1990 as a way for the community to protect and conserve them. The wild dolphins often choose to interact with swimmers, though this behaviour is not forced.

Quad bike in the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park

Jump on an electric 4WD quad bike and explore the forest within Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park on a custom-built environment-friendly EcoBike with Eco Adventures Margaret River opens in new window. The 90-minute tour showcases 18km of the best trails and offers a smooth, quiet ride.