May top adventures in Mandurah & the Peel Region
Winter is getting closer, but you will never be short of activities in Mandurah & the Peel Region. Take advantage of this beautiful time of the year and find fantastic adventures throughout the region.
Discover local art in Waroona, get active in Jarrahdale, let Boddington surprise you and be inspired by all the other great activities this autumn.
Check out our May adventures - some of them are secret spots that the locals wish you didn’t know about and others are exciting activities for your next weekend away:
1.Tourist information meets art!
Our Waroona Visitor Centre, located just 45 minutes from Perth Western Australia along the South Western Highway, between Pinjarra and Harvey, is not only one of the nicest visitor information centres in the Peel Region, but also a great place for browsing through fantastic local art work and other handmade goodies. Whether you're after a souvenir or a “prezzie”, you'll find it there.
2.Bushwalking in Jarrahdale
Just for a donation you can join the award winning guided walks by the Jarrahdale Heritage Society, Inc. which start at the Old Post Office Museum, 631 Jarrahdale Road, unless stated otherwise. All guided walks are led by experienced and knowledgeable volunteers from the Jarrahdale Heritage Society, Inc. If you would like to explore Jarrahdale on your own you can pick up Walks Maps from the Old Post Office Museum. Jarrahdale is a small historic town located 45 km south east of Perth, Western Australia in the Darling Range.
Located just 120 kilometres south-east of Perth, on the road from Pinjarra to Williams on the Hotham River, you will find this lovely walk trail that starts from the Lions Weir and takes you along to the historical Ranford Pool. The walk follows the line of the old railway and the Hotham River and winds its way through paperbark tree forests, past Long Donkey Farm and passes by scenic rural paddocks.
4.Wintertime is also Showtime!
Catch a beautiful and delicate show at Mandurah Performing Arts Centre. Moscow Ballet ‘La Classique’ return down under with their spectacular masterpiece, Sleeping Beauty, ballet’s most loved fairytale. After the show you can finish the evening off with some drinks at one of Mandurah’s bars on the Boardwalk or at Dolphin Quay, there are plenty of options for everybody.
Departing from Dwellingup, a forest town in Western Australia, just 1 hour 15 minutes from Perth, the Steam Rangers will wait for you to take you around the historic Dwellingup forest. You will have the opportunity to travel back in time and experience the freedom of rail travel in the style of years gone by: soak up a hundred years of history on board or thrill to the sights and sounds of steam power in the Darling Ranges. A truly unique and different adventure commencing in May.