Why not drive yourself to discover the beauty of the Perth Hills.
Explore our stories. Discover our history.
Guide yourself through the history and heritage of Kalamunda town by following two walk trails. The trails highlight heritage buildings and sites of Kalamunda town centre, giving an insight into the history of our community.
Trails can be walked in less than 30 minutes each, estimated at a leisurely pace
Trail booklets are free and available from the Perth Hills Visitor Centre or download the app
Off The Beaten Track WA is a small WA eco-tourism business that offers a range of hiking experiences with a twist. Their unique and unforgettable adventure tours will inspire you to explore the natural beauty of the Perth Hills, leaving you feeling exhilarated and refreshed.
Whatever experience you choose, its guaranteed to be fun, safe and memorable. You’re in good hands with Off The Beaten Track WA!
Perth Birds and Bush provide guided half day and full day bird watching, wildflower and nature tours of the Perth Hills. They specialise in private tours where they can customise the tour to your interests. Learn from a local guide who has a passion for the local wildlife, wildflowers and natural areas.
Visit the website for more information and to book.
On an Explore Tours Perth day tour to the Bickley Valley you will get to experience the best of what the Valley has to offer. You will visit four or five vineyards and a cider house to try some premium wines and cider (along with a delicious cheese platter), as well as enjoying lunch with a glass of wine or cider accompanied by glorious views of the surrounding valley - all included in the price.
Head to the website for further information and to check availability and book.
Discovery Tour: Experience close encounters with native animals and explore interactive displays. 10am - 12noon, Thursdays and Sundays
Nocturnal Tour: Meet some amazing critters and passionate wildlife carers on this after-dark guided tour. 7pm - 9pm, 1st Friday and 2nd Saturday each month
Education for Conservation: A great way for children and adults to see native Western Australian wildlife they would not normally see.
The Education Team conduct sessions at Kanyana's onsite Education Centre or visits schools and community facilities with their Education for Conservation van. The 'hands on' approach provides an up-close experience with animals such as Echidnas, Tawny Frogmouth, Stimson python, frogs, a Bilby or a possum. This is a powerful educational tool which changes attitudes for life. Sessions can be tailored for primary school to high school aged students as well as adults. Some of the packages available cover topics such as Endangered Species or Wildlife in your Garden. Contact Kanyana to book your Education for Conservation session.
Bookings for all tours and programs are essential.
Want to uncover the best artisan and craft producers in the Perth Hills? For wine and food tours with a difference book a tour with Up Close and Local - where you will not only get to taste amazing wines, handcrafted cider and indulge in local food and produce - but you can actually get one-on-one and ‘up close’ to the winemakers and locals behind the scenes for a unique and personal experience.
Up Close & Local Tours are also the only tour operator offering 'by the seat' Bickley Valley tours four days a week! Join a half day Cider and Wine Tour, a full day Cider, Wine and Whiskey Tour - or get a group together and customise a private tour to suit your taste and budget.
Small group tours mean that you will get off the beaten path and access the best boutique venues that the Perth Hills has to offer. So, if you are passionate about exploring the best the Hills really has, take a tour with Up Close & Local to really experience Perth Hills like a local, with a local.
Up Close & Local offer a unique variety of tours all around Perth and surrounds – not just in the Hills – check out their website for further information and to book.
Climb aboard the “Apple Express” for a fully guided apple orchard and cidery tour. When available, you can “Pick Your Own” – plums in summer, apples, pears and persimmons in autumn and citrus fruits in winter.
Tour and lunch (yes, it’s included!) takes approximately two hours
$40 for adults (including seniors) and $25 for kids under 12
An award-winning, all-inclusive eco-tourism company providing high quality hiking experiences in Western Australia. Their mission is to provide an environment to nurture mental health through hiking experiences by mobilising the power of movement, connection, and nature.
The Hike Collective’s hiking experiences provide a safe place for walkers to enjoy and connect with self, the community, and nature, while moving and nourishing physical and mental health.
Experience the best of Perth's hiking trails, with tours starting from 3km lake trails, to 19km Bibbulmun track adventures. With hiking tours located within a 1 hour drive of the Perth CBD, you will find the perfect half day or full day getaway is just around the corner.
Let d'Vine Tours take you on a scenic drive up to the Perth Hills, where you'll be amazed by the wines, breathtaking views, delicious food and friendly people. Each of the boutique wineries are unique and all offer an intimate experience that you just can't find at bigger establishments. At each cellar door you'll often meet the owner or winemaker; hearing their stories while tasting their wines will make you want to stay there for the rest of the day!
The Bickley Valley tour currently runs only on weekends. Tours are in smaller group sizes so you will always be guaranteed a high quality and intimate experience.
Visit the website for more information and to book.
Kalamunda Open Studios is an event held every year in October up in the Perth Hills.
Professional artists open their studios to the public for conversation, information and art sales. The Kalamunda area has a very large and diverse population of artists who enjoy the lifestyle and find inspiration for their work in this creative community.
Maps are usually available from September and can be downloaded from the website (link below) or collected from the Zig Zag Cultural Centre, City of Kalamunda offices (located at 2 Railway Road, Kalamunda) and many local businesses.