The indigenous Wandandi people originally called Margaret River the Wooditchup Bilya, which mean the creators river. The Wandandi people tell the dreamtime story of Wooditchup creating the amazing Bilya (river) with his magic.
It is so peaceful and quiet, you can hear the splash of the oars as they hit the water as we gently canoe Margaret River. we endeavour to follow without zig-zagging from one side of the river to the other, each of us learning very quickly how to paddle a canoe.
It was easy to see why this spot was chosen, it was pretty, tranquil and in the heat of summer, lovely and cool. The water tumbled gently over large rocks, which had been worn smooth through the millenium by flooding waters, with potholes in the rock dug by swirling pebbles as the water washed through the valley.