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Capel, WA

Capel is located 30 minutes’ drive south of Bunbury, on the banks of the Capel River.


Visit the only naturally occurring tuart forest in the world at Tuart Forest National Park. Enjoy activities like bush walking, surfing, swimming, fishing, crabbing, prawning, boating and sailing.

The Capel area was settled in the 1830s and its Mediterranean climate makes it popular for sheep and cattle farming, dairying, vineyards and fruit growing. There has also been rapid development in producing a large proportion of the world’s mineral sands supplies.

Self-contained units, bed and breakfasts and caravan parks are available within the Capel area.

Where to stay?


  • Caravan and Camping

Popular Activities

  • Bush Walking
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Wine Tasting
  • Fishing
  • Fishing - Beach
  • Fruit Picking
  • Surfing

About Capel

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Capel Postcode: 6271
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Margaret River & the South West
  • Latitude: -33.55757
  • Longitude: 115.5589
  • Elevation: 17m
  • Population: 2509
  • Median Income: $31824
  • Area (Sq/km): 66.351
  • Timezone: Australia/Perth

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