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Ludlow Tuart Forest

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Address: Tuart Drive, Busselton, Western Australia, Australia
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Drive through the giant trees

Lovely part of the Caves road drive, feels like some of the big trees close in around you part of the drive is very dense with I think they are Tuart trees and Karri trees may be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Myree M
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Perth, Australia

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Perth, Australia
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely part of the Caves road drive, feels like some of the big trees close in around you part of the drive is very dense with I think they are Tuart trees and Karri trees may be some Jarrah mixed in with them. There is a curve in the road where a photo show is worth the stop and you... More 

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Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Definitley worth the detour if you have the time. There is a really good bird hide and possum trail across from the picnic spot, with easy access and short trails.

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1 Thank feindigo
Busselton, Australia
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Alternative route to Busselton off the Bussell Hwy. Spectacular tall trees and canopy of green. Wildlife can be seen often.

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1 Thank Collette R
Perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What an excellent mini-detour. Off the Busselton - Bunbury highway without losing miles. This short drive shows off the remnants of an extensive coastal forest of Tuart. The trees were harvested for their very dense timber and were cleared for agriculture. They are unique to the limestone coastal environment of Western Australia.

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Melbourne, Australia
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82 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A pleasant drive on sealed road just off main highway. Some great views of isolated Tuart Forrest however a little underwhelming

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Perth, Australia
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Just past Capel on the way to Busselton the Tuart Forest Drive is signposted on the right. The distance is about the same as the bypass but the drive is so much nicer. Magnificent Tuart trees, very little traffic, no big trucks and a truly delightful taste of nature in all it's grandeur

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Has a nice feel to it, lots of kangaroos Check out the wetlands birdhide just before the bridge on Layman Road

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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Worth the drive unless your in a hurry, slow down enjoy the trees, you just came off the forrest hwy!!! boring wasnt it. stop and rest take a walk in the bush

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Bunbury, Australia
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Ludlow Tuart Forest is adored by nature lovers. With it's tall tuart trees, kangaroos and other nocturnal native animals it is simply beautiful. I suggest just packing a picnic, finding a spot and sitting and enjoying the sounds of the bush while keeping your eyes open for the kangaroos.

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Australia
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Worth taking a few minutes extra to leave the main highway and enjoy this very pleasant alternative route to Busselton/Port Geographe.

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