Swan Valley Attractions
Western Australia’s oldest wine growing region, the Swan Valley, is a rare and exceptional meeting of wine, food, art, history, scenery and nature. Home to 150 localities where you can enjoy award winning fare including wineries, microbreweries, distilleries, cafes and restaurants. There are also numerous roadside stalls selling fresh, local produce as well as animal parks, historic sites and a number of art and craft galleries. Browse the attractions listed below to see some of what’s on offer in the Valley.
Swan Valley Wagon Trails is a Clydesdale-horse-drawn wagon tour unique in Perth WA, and is a premiere attraction of the Swan Valley. Swan Valley Wagon Trails can be booked on 0412 917 496. Address: 12001 West Swan Road, Henley Brook
A visit to the Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm provides children (and ‘grown-ups’ too) with the opportunity to experience the joy of getting ‘close and personal’ with lots of friendly farmyard animals in a delightful outdoor country atmosphere.
The West Australian Reptile Park is a family-owned park which has its foundation in Gane Doyle Snr’s lifelong passion for reptiles and wildlife. Come and join the family as they share their passion for reptiles and wildlife with you.
Enjoy life’s simple pleasures at Whiteman Park. Here you can delight in the natural bushland, expansive recreation areas, fun-filled events and diverse attractions. There are lovely walking and cycling trails, a vintage replica village, a Motor Museum, Birds of Prey exhibit, steam train and traditional trams, plus Mussel Pool natural waterhole. There are also plenty of playgrounds for the children to enjoy and a wading pool for the summer months.
Caversham Wildlife Park has many animals, birds and reptiles for you to be able to view and interact with during your visit. All shows, talks, photo opportunities and animal food are included in your entry fee.
We have two amazing chocolate factories in the Swan Valley. Try the Margaret River Chocolate Company for free chocolate tastings, free entry and viewing windows to watch the products being made, or Whistler’s Chocolate for free entry, free tastings and other traditional goodies such as fudge and peanut brittle. Whistler’s also has a large children’s play area with sandpit and ball games.
Wineries and Restaurants
With wine tasting, cafe and Friday/Saturday night burger kitchen. Rustic and friendly. Tel: (08) 9296 4307 Address: 1733 Gnangara Rd, HENLEY BROOK.
A lovely ‘hidden gem’ in the Swan Valley, featuring a cellar door shop filled with local surprises, and live music on Sundays. Tel: (08) 9296 3100 Address: 38 Swan St, HENLEY BROOK.
Tel: (08) 9296 4328 Address: 6 Swan Street (cnr West Swan Road) HENLEY BROOK.
Tel: (08) 9296 6090 Address: 8600 West Swan Road HENLEY BROOK.
Beautiful rural setting and fine dining. Tel: (08) 9296 3444 Address: 8691 West Swan Road HENLEY BROOK.
Live music on Sundays. Tel: (08) 9296 0004 Address: 7790 West Swan Road WEST SWAN.
A lovely cottage tearoom situated on the banks of Jane Brook , featuring specialty teas,light lunches and delicious homemade cakes. 72 Bisdee Rd, Millendon. Open Fri-Sunday 10-4. PH:08 9296 6567
Situated in a lovely garden setting,featuring wholesome, delicious vegetarian meals and specialty teas. 990 Gt Northern Hwy, Millendon, W.A. 6056 ph: 08 9296 6320 Open 7 days 9am-5pm. Also features a garden centre for those who like to browse for plants.
Breweries and Distilleries
Tel: (08) 9296 6656 Address: 10581 West Swan Road, HENLEY BROOK.
With a buzzing German food cafe. Tel: (08) 9296 6354 Address: 8731 West Swan Road, HENLEY BROOK.
The Duckstein Brewery was one of the pioneers of craft brewing in Western Australia’s popular Swan Valley where it continues to offer a traditional German dining experience and live music on most weekends. Tel: (08) 9296 0620 Address: 9720 West Swan Road, HENLEY BROOK.
A place of natural beauty, ideal for picnics, kayaking, and gorgeous walk trails. Toilets available. Cathedral Avenue, Brigadoon.
Walyunga National Park
Meet the local kangaroos whilst wandering along the river’s edge. Off Great Northern Hwy, Bullsbrook.
Walking and cycling trails, family attractions and places for lunch or snacks. Lord Street, Whiteman.
A safe and comfortable way to cycle in the Valley. West Swan Road, Swan Valley.
Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery is an Aboriginal owned and operated enterprise offering Aboriginal cultural activities, talks, performances and bush tucker, as well as a gallery featuring local Aboriginal art, exquisitely different hand painted gifts and high quality Australian made souvenirs. Tel: (08) 9296 0711 Address: 10070 West Swan Road, HENLEY BROOK.
The Novotel Vines Country Club boasts the finest golf courses in Perth, WA, surrounded by native bush with abundant wildlife, lush manicured gardens and the magnificent Swan Valley wine region. Tel: (08) 9297 3000 Address: Verdelho Drive, THE VINES.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Swan Valley whilst playing this unique, fun game. Ideal for all ages. Tel: (08) 9296 5566 Address: 10250 West Swan Road, HENLEY BROOK.
This is the most popular paintball facility in Perth. The Swan Valley complex has it all: pine forest, village, double decker bus, speedball, maze and toilet facilities. Tel: (08) 9248 1693 Address: Corner of Gnangara Rd & West Swan Rd, HENLEY BROOK.
Speak to your friendly hosts, Sue and Ross, for more ideas about attractions, including maps and suggested itineraries.