Soothe your soul: Wildflower season in the Swan Valley
17th September 2019
Spring has well and truly sprung in the Swan Valley!
What better way to shrug off a long winter than with a beautiful display of local flowers, right here in the Swan Valley.
Did you know that Western Australia has over 12,000 wildflower species, making it the largest collection in the world?
Only 25 minutes outside of Perth, the Swan Valley is a must-see for the best wineries and wildflowers. Nature soothes your soul – and gorgeous displays of natural beauty and a great wine go hand in hand.
From wineries, to nature trails and a spectacular array of Australian wildflowers – what are you waiting for?
Walk amongst the wildflowers in the Swan Valley
The Swan Valley encompasses some truly spectacular scenery. Hotspots include the Whiteman Park Bushwalks, with three bushwalk trails that go between 2.5 km 4.3 km. Look for the Prickly bark, Banksia, Hibbertia’s and Grass Trees.
There’s even a dedicated ‘Wildflower Drive’ in Gidgegannup consisting of two scenic drives. Peak season for wildflowers is between August and November – with the gorgeous flowering of yellow Wattles, Hibbertia and the blue Leschenaultia in full bloom right now.
From August to October, the breath-taking Noble Falls boast orchids, Hakeas, Grevilleas, rose coneflowers, cone bushes, trigger plants and Verticordia’s.
With an abundance of nature trails – you’ll never be far from fantastic native wildflowers. Want to quench your thirst after a bushwalk or an awe-inspiring drive? Next stop – wineries!
A taste adventure in the Swan Valley
Swanbrook Winery is just one fine example of a winery we take you to on your Swan Valley wine tour. This local gem is a family-owned and distinctly Western Australian winery. All wine is produced on site, with grapes sourced solely from their Swan Valley property.
Looking for a taste adventure?
Swanbrook have their very own wine-infused sorbet and Swanbrook liqueur Muscat. Both are great palate cleansers. Finish your Swanbrook taste experience with a stroll through the grapevines and charming gardens.
At Top Gun Tours, we get you to your destinations safely and allow you to explore five quality wineries with one of our Swan Valley wine tours.
Indulge your senses in the Swan Valley
Now that you’ve been in awe of wildflowers, and quenched your thirst with exquisite wines – it’s only fair to indulge in some fine chocolate – right?
The last leg of your Top Gun Tour, Whistler’s Chocolate Factory is sure to impress you with their chocolate tasting, fudge, hot and cold beverages and many more handmade treats to choose from.
Reflect on your fantastic day outside (indulging in your copious amounts of chocolate) with one of Swan Valley’s largest beer garden and outdoor play areas.
Now that it’s spring and the wildflowers are in bloom, there’s no excuse NOT to visit one of Australia’s naturally picturesque wine regions.
From wineries to chocolate factories, you can experience a whole range of activities and see some gorgeous displays of nature from the comfort of a Top Gun Tour bus.
When was the last time you visited the Swan Valley?
At Top Gun Tours, we take care of you. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.
Contact us today and don’t miss out on the simply breathtaking wildflowers in the Swan Valley.
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Spring, Swan Valley, Wildflowers on 17th September 2019.
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