Serpentine & Jarrahdale
The Serpentine Jarrahdale region is so close to Perth but a million miles from city life. Before you know it, you’ll be surrounded by exquisite scenery, sipping world-class wine, sitting next to a gentle waterfall, discovering historical sites or exploring the forests spotting wildlife and wildflowers.
The town of Jarrahdale is full of history, with a small museum in the old post office. There are plenty of mountain bike or walking trails to explore as well as options for overnight stays.
Millbrook Winery is a culinary jewel located at the scenic Chestnut Farm in Jarrahdale, nestled among virgin jarrah forest. The winery offers a unique “from the property” menu to complement its award-winning wines.
Top 10 things to do
Cuddle a koala at Cohunu Koala Park and get up close and personal with Australian wildlife by hand feeding the animals roaming through the park.
Take a dip in the natural pool at Serpentine Falls before having a picnic amongst tame kangaroos or a barbecue in the forest.
Indulge your taste buds and experience delicious food and wine at Millbrook Winery in Jarrahdale.
Spend the day with the family at Serpentine Dam. Have a picnic or barbecue and spot birds and wildlife while you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Darling Scarp.
Be rewarded for your effort with fabulous views of Perth and Mandurah from Baldwin’s Bluff, a large granite outcrop at the end of Baldwin’s Bluff Nature Track.
Burn some energy on a mountain bike ride at Langford Park in Jarrahdale, which has a range of beginner and advanced rider trails available. Just pick a path and go!
Learn the history of Jarrahdale on a guided walk with the Jarrahdale Heritage Society and by visiting the small museum in the old post office.
Delight in the wonderful wildflowers in spring as spend your day walking in the vast open spaces, state forests and national parks.
Go horse riding along the many bridle trails in one of the state’s best riding areas. If you don’t have a horse, go riding with Jarrahdale Equestrian Centre.
See how families lived in the early 1900s at Whitnish Cottage in Jarrahdale or be fascinated by vintage farm machinery at Hugh Manning Tractor Museum, Serpentine.
Wine and Dine
Enjoy stunning views of the rolling landscape at Millbrook, an award-winning winery and restaurant located in the historic town of Jarrahdale, only 50 minutes south-east of Perth. The winery is situated at the picturesque Chestnut Farm, a property that backs on to the Serpentine River and is nestled among jarrah forests.
Did you know?
The Byford statues along the South Western
Highway were made by Len Zuks who was an
exhibitor at the London Olympics Art Exhibition
and is invited to exhibit all over the world. Even
the Sheik of Abu Dhabi bought Len’s art.