The Top 5 things to do in Perth’s Swan Valley
23rd November 2018
Just 25 minutes from Perth, lies the picturesque landscape that is Western Australia’s oldest wine region, the Swan Valley.
What you may not know, is that not only does the Swan Valley have some of the best wines in the world, there are many things to see and do there too.
Today, we list the top 5 things for you to do in the Swan Valley.
1. Wine and Dine
From breakfast to dinner, the Swan Valley has plenty of options for wining and dining.
Enjoy breakfast among the vines, at eclectic Grounds Cafe at Oakover Grounds. Open on weekends for brekky, this is your perfect start to a day in the Swan Valley.
Lunch time is a special time at Sittella – In this tranquil setting with valley and vineyard views from the verandah, visitors are invited to enjoy fine food and award-winning wine.
There are many beautiful restaurants open for dinner in the Swan Valley too, from Sandalford Winery, Mandoon Estate, or the Guildford Hotel, just to name a few.
2. Visit Caversham Wildlife Park with the family
Looking for a new way to enjoy a fun day out with the family? Caversham Wildlife Park is the answer.
Situated in the stunning Whiteman Park, Caversham wildlife park houses one of the largest collections of native fauna in Western Australia and is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors and a range of fun activities. With sheep sheering demonstrations, whip cracking, bottle feeding lambs, milking cows, camel rides and much more, there is something for everyone.
Prefer to take it easy? Enjoy a relaxing picnic on the lawn and simply take it all in instead.
3. Indulge at the chocolate factory
Love chocolate as much as we do?
Then be sure to stop at the Margaret River Chocolate Company or Whistler’s Chocolate Company for some sweet indulgence.
From complimentary chocolate tastings, handmade fresh fudge, ice cream, hampers, merchandise, and even chocolate body products, your chocolate cravings are sure to be satisfied.
4. Hop on a Swan Valley wine tour
Want to drink wine, relax and unwind?
With a Swan Valley wine tour, you can relax and unwind from the moment you step onto the luxury bus.
Let your senses run wild in the Swan Valley; watch row after row of succulent vines roll by, smell the aroma of the cedar barrels and savour every delicious taste of the Valley. Each stunning vineyard will reveal amazing scenery and leave you breathless.
Our Top Gun wine tours of the Swan Valley will take you through two prestigious wineries, lunch at Mandoon Estate, two more remarkable wineries, followed by a decadent favourite – the chocolate stop. Rest assured, the samples will be amazing, the food delicious and the scenery unforgettable.
5. Walk a historic trail
Enjoy exercise, nature and a bit of history? Why not combine all three?
Established on what is virtually an island encircled by the Swan and Helena Rivers, Guildford is ideally suited to exploring on foot. Discover the numerous historical buildings, lively characters and wonderful stories of this ‘island village’, with four self-guided heritage walk trails with 50 interpretive panels along the way.
The trails start and finish at the Old Guildford Courthouse (Swan Valley Visitor Centre). Visit the website to find out more.
There are so many things to do in the Swan Valley – Those were just some of our favourites. Head to the Swan Valley for your next day out, we promise you won’t regret it.
Think drinking wine, whilst you relax and unwind sounds most like you? Book your Swan Valley Wine Tour today!
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