Still traveling south on Highway one Perth and through the coastal resort cities and towns, midway between Bunbury and Busselton is Capel. Capel is another fast growing community in this area. The Iluka Mining group being one of the key influences in Capel.
Historically, Capel is a farming area; traditional agricultural pursuits include dairy and beef. In recent times, Capel has become popular for hobby farms. There is also some mining of mineral sands in the Shire, and tourism is increasingly important to the town’s economy.
Capel is a pretty little town that is easy to enjoy.
If the timing is right Capel at a minimum is a nice place to have that stopover.