Day Trippin’ in the Perth Hills
It’s the WA Day weekend, and what better time to explore and celebrate our little part of Western Australia, the Perthfect Hills. From bush-walking to self-drive tours the Perth Hills has something that’s your speed this long weekend.
Spend the day walking the Bibbulmun Track from Kalamunda to Hewetts Hill Campsite where you will find the first hut on the track. The 20km round hiking trip will take you 6 hours – unless you have support crew who are willing to pick you up and make a detour to the Mundaring Weir Hotel for a celebratory bevvy? Don’t forget sturdy boots, water, and a hat. Discover a walk trail here
Self Drive Tours
Enjoy driving in the Perth Hills? Why not try one of two self-drive tour maps available from the visitor centre. Both tours take in the natural attractions, wineries, history, and art of the Kalamunda and Mundaring regions.
World Cider Day
Celebrate World Cider Day on Sunday, 3 June with a visit to three of the brightest and best Cider producers in the Perth Hills. Visit CORE Cider House, Naked Apple Cider House or the new kid on the block, Roleystone Brewing Co and wish them ‘Happy Cider Day.’
Nature Play at Lesmurdie Falls
The rain has filled Upper Lesmurdie Falls with the trails and mini waterfalls a nature play paradise for kids and adults alike. Take a picnic and spend the day exploring the trails that wind themselves over the hills and far away.
Check out a few options to explore in the Perth Hills:
Cuddle a Koala
Spend the day wandering through the beautiful Cohunu Koala Park. Explore the park; hand feed the friendly kangaroos, wallabies and cuddle a Koala and take away your very own souvenir photo. Opening Hours: Everyday 10am - 4pm (except Christmas Day) Location: Lot 103 Nettleton Road, Byford WA 6122 Website: http://cohunu.com.au/ Telephone: (08) 9526 2966 Entry Cost*: Under 3s Free, Children 3-13 years: $5, 13+years: $15 *Information correct at time of publishing
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Reminder for any outdoor activities
Check DFES Emergency site for any incidents: https://www.emergency.wa.gov.au/
Be responsible and prepared when doing any walk / cycle - ensure you have appropriate clothing, footwear and water for the journey.
Although some trails are mapped, the environment and paths can change over time depending on conditions and time of year, please ensure you stay alert to your surroundings.
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