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Mundaring Visitor Centre
The Old School
7225 Great Eastern Highway
Mundaring 6073

Tel: (08) 9295 0202

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Things to Do

Perth Hills, Mundaring - home of artists, craftspeople, and all those seeking some inspiration and tranquillity in this busy world. Visit the studios and the galleries, experience the flora and fauna native to this area, walking trails, cycle tracks (including the long distance Munda Biddi Trail), wildflowers, bird watching, a picnic at Lake Leschenaultia, the Mundaring Weir… the list goes on and on. The Perth Hills Discovery Centre offers a complete range of bush experiences, Karakamia, the wonderful animal sanctuary, is offering evening walks and re-introducing our native wildlife. Contact the Mundaring Visitor Centre to find out more - there is so much happening in the Hills!


Bees Neez ApiariesBees Neez Apiaries
David & Leilani Leyland
285 Leyland Close
BEECHINA WA 6556

Tel: +61 (8) 9572 6116
Mobile: 0428 290 029
Email: beesneez@iinet.net.au
Web: www.beesneez.com.au

Our gift shop is open by appointment for honey tasting and sales. You can also view the honey being extracted, although this is seasonal. Honey types available vary according to floral sources at the time but we generally have 3 to 4 varieties continuously. We do have Jarrah honey and we also make creamed honey. Minimal heat is used in processing. Resulting in a product as pure and natural as nature intended it.


Bilgoman Aquatic CentreBilgoman Aquatic Centre
Cnr Great Eastern Highway and Lionel Road
DARLINGTON

Tel: +61 (8) 9299 6597
Email: chrisblankley@mundaring.wa.gov.au
Web: www.mundaring.wa.gov.au

This great facility, set in a unique bushland environment features:

  • 50 metre heated Olympic Pool
  • Shaded wading pools
  • Diving Pool with two 1 metre diving boards
  • Kiosk
  • The Mundaring Visitor Centre is proudly supported by the Shire of Mundaring Barbeque facilities
  • Extensive shaded lawn areas

Opening Hours:

Day                                                                      Time
Monday - Friday                                            5.30am - 8.00pm
Saturday/Sunday/Public Holidays                 7.00am - 8.00pm

This facility is currently closed for winter (2013).


Calamunnda Camel Farm & Oasis TearoomsAccredited Tourism BusinessCalamunnda Camels
361 Paulls Valley Road
PAULLS VALLEY WA 6076

Tel: +61 (8) 9293 1156
Email: camels@bigpond.com.au
Web: www.camelfarm.com

Located on the Bibbulmun Track near Kalamunda National Park and Mundaring Weir.  Offering camel rides and treks, light refreshments, BBQs, landscaped gardens, native and farm animals.

Free entry to farm. Parking available by arrangement for walkers and cyclists.

Open 7 days a week (except Good Friday and Christmas Day) 9.00am – 3.00pm.


Country LivingCountry Living
Willow House
10920 Great Eastern Highway
SAWYERS VALLEY WA

Tel: +61 (8) 9295 1223
Mob: 0417 953 467
Email: ana@countrylivingshop.com.au
Web: www.countrylivingshop.com.au

Ana to her beautiful new gift shop at the iconic “Willow House”, located in Sawyers Valley.

This quaint little shop offers a wide variety of eclectic gifts, from pate/cheese knives to teapots and cups, ladies accessories, baby's gifts, cards, locally made handcrafts, brilliant coloured bowls and more, all beautifully displayed on antique and crafted furniture, some of which is also offered for sale, along with some vintage light fittings and chandeliers. Be sure to take a stroll through the beautiful gardens during your visit.

This delightful gift shop is open 7 days, except public holidays - weekdays 10am to 5pm and weekends 10am to 4pm.


EcoEducationEcoEducation
380 Allen Rd (Off Mundaring Weir Rd)
MUNDARING WA 6073

Tel: +61 (8) 9295 6149 or +61 (8) 9295 6300
Email: ecoeducation@dec.wa.gov.au
Web: www.dec.wa.gov.au/ecoeducation

For Schools and School Communities
The Department of Environment and Conservation offers schools, teachers, students and their communities a variety of products and services designed to foster awareness, appreciation and understanding of the natural environment and also its relation to traditional Aboriginal culture.

EcoEducation aims to conserve biodiversity and promote sustainability of the natural environment through hands-on nature based learning using both cultural and modern knowledge.


HeartArts

Tel: 0407 236 877
Email: mcbeav@bigpond.net.au
Web: http://lynnette.mcfarlane.wix.com/heart-arts/

Are you looking for something EXTRA ORDINARY to do while you're visiting the Hills? Local Hills' artist Lynnette K. McFarlane of HeartArts combines the freedom & fun of colour, play & you! It's easy, great for health and you'll love the results. Tailored for groups/individuals. All art materials & guidance included. Children and/or adults.

Readings in coloured chalks: Unique!
  • See your energy field channelled on paper!
  • Reading & abstract picture included
  • Create a painting to take home!

Face painting for the kids
Something fun for the kids to do?
Quality paints. Great face.
Call NOW!


Hills Maxi Charters
Contact: Michael or Kim Day

Tel: 1300 888 209
Email: hillsmaxicharters@yahoo.com.au
Web: www.hillsmaxicharters.com

Hills Maxi Charters offer an exclusive pre-booking service and will take bookings up to a year in advance. Airport transfers, a tour of the city, restaurant transfers, or perhaps following one of the delightful wine trails that meander through the Perth Hills – in fact for any event or special occasion you will have the assurance of a Maxi Van and driver to drive you and the comfort of knowing that everyone can have a drink or two and not have to worry about driving home. Hills Maxi Charters - guaranteed to show up, on time, every time.


Karakamia Sanctuary
4360 (Lot 201) Lilydale Road
CHIDLOW WA 6556

Tel: +61 (8) 9572 3169
Email: sw_interps@australianwildlife.org
Web: www.australianwildlife.org

Karakamia Sanctuary is part of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, a non-profit environmental organisation established to help save our threatened species. Foxes and cats have been completely eradicated from the sanctuary and a number of rare mammals have been re-introduced.

Visitors can experience the magic of Karakamia by participating in a two hour guided dusk walk. Setting off along a bush track, you are likely to see a number of nocturnal animals including Woylies, Tammar Wallabies, & Quenda (Southern Brown Bandicoots). This is a special experience, as many of the animals you will see cannot readily be seen in a national park. Bookings are essential with a maximum of 15 people.

Costs: $20.00 Adults, $15.00 Concession, $60.00 Family (2 Adults and 2 Children)

Download brochure for Karakamia Sanctuary Twilight Guided Walks


Kookaburra Outdoor CinemaKookaburra Outdoor Cinema
Allen Road
MUNDARING WA 6073

Cinema and 24 hour Info
Tel: +61 (8) 9295 6190
Email: kookainfo@dodo.com.au
Web: www.kookaburracinema.com.au

Movies under the stars in the Perth Hills with spectacular state forest providing a dramatic background to the on-screen entertainment.  The season runs from November to the beginning of April, gates open at 6.30 pm and movies commence at 8.00 pm. A wonderful way to spend a summer's evening. For programme details call 9295 6190 - 24 hours.


Lake LeschenaultiaLake Leschenaultia
Rosedale Road
CHIDLOW

Tel: +61 (8) 9295 0202
Email: lake@mundaring.wa.gov.au
Web: www.mundaring.wa.gov.au

Lake Leschenaultia is a 168 hectare bush land well known for its great canoeing, camping, swimming, cycling and bird life. It is the perfect spot for a family picnic or outing with cool shaded areas, BBQs, lush lawns, white sand beaches and playground equipment. Shelters and Areas can be hired for exclusive use.

Download the following brochures in PDF:


Mount Helena Aquatic CentreMount Helena Aquatic Centre
Keane Street
MOUNT HELENA

Tel: +61 (8) 9572 1927

This facility is part of the Mt Helena Recreation Centre, designed for both school and community use.

Featuring:

  • The Mundaring Visitor Centre is proudly supported by the Shire of Mundaring25 metre pool heated by solar energy
  • Paddling pool
  • Shaded areas
  • Kiosk
  • Mobile BBQ also available.

Opening Hours

Day                                                                          Time
Monday - Friday                                                  3.30pm - 7.00pm
Saturday/Sunday/School & Public Holidays        11.30am - 7.00pm


Munda Biddi Mountain Bike Hire
Contact: Tony

Tel: +61 429 924 691
Email: mbmbh.tc@gmail.com
Web: www.perthmountainbikehire.com.au

Munda Biddi Mountain Bike Hire is located within easy reach of the Perth Hills, close to some of Perth's best mountain biking, including the world-class Munda Biddi Trail.

Munda Biddi Mountain Bike Hire offers quality mountain bikes and associated equipment for hire, giving locals and visitors of all levels a chance to experience some of Western Australia's greatest trails.


Mundaring MarketsMundaring Sunday Markets
Nichol Street
MUNDARING WA 6073

Mobile: 0428 460 179

Enjoy a day at the Mundaring Sunday Markets and combine your visit with a tour of the Perth Hills many and varied attractions both natural and historical. 

Indoor and outdoor venues feature a great variety of stalls featuring hand-crafted goods and quality creative art products, locally grown fresh produce and plants, home made food stuffs and many other delights that will take your fancy.

Markets are open 9.00am – 3.00pm second Sunday of every month.

 


Mundaring Arts Centre (MAC)Mundaring Arts Centre
7190 Great Eastern Highway
MUNDARING WA 6073

Tel: +61 (8) 9295 3991
Email: info@mundaringartscentre.com
Web: www.mundaringartscentre.com

Located in the heart of the Mundaring, the Mundaring Arts Centre (MAC) is a not for profit community based organisation. Since 1997, MAC has been helping the local broader community to participate in, and enjoy arts projects and activities.

Visitors are invited to come and browse in the relaxing atmosphere of the Centre’s Gallery Shop where they will find an exciting selection of fine art and unique handcrafted items by local artists. There is also the opportunity to enjoy the varied, ongoing program of exhibitions by emerging and leading West Australian artists in the main Gallery.

Gallery hours are weekdays 10am - 5pm, weekends 11am - 3pm.  Closed Public Holidays


Mundaring & Hills Historical SocietyMundaring & Hills District Museum
The Old School
7225 Great Eastern Highway
MUNDARING WA 6063

Tel: +61 (8) 9295 0540
Email: mhhs@iinet.net.au
Web: www.mhhs.org.au

The Mundaring and Hills Historical Society (MHHS) was formed in 1989 to preserve the natural and cultural heritage of the Shire of Mundaring.  MHHS have operated the Mundaring District Museum since 1997 in the old Mundaring School building, which houses a permanent display about people, places and events of historical interest in the Shire.  MHHS is able to assist schools and other groups in the organization of community-based historical events, compiling local history information and guest speakers.


Mundaring Weir GalleryMundaring Weir Gallery
Hall Road (opposite Mundaring Weir Hotel)
Mundaring Weir Village
MUNDARING WA 6073

Tel: +61 (8) 9295 0200 during opening hours
Email: mwgallery@yahoo.com.au
Web: www.mundaringweirgallery.com

Specialists in Western Australian Art and Craft

We sell gifts and collectibles including woodwork, children’s knitwear, hand-dyed silk, mohair capes, handmade soaps, candles, marmalades and pickles, books, ceramics, glassware, paintings, cards, toys, antiques, locally produced honey and much more.
Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays, 11.30 am - 5.00 pm
Other times by appointment. New members welcome.


Mundaring Weir GalleryMundaring Weir Interpretation Precinct

The Mundaring Weir Interpretation Precinct is one of the most important cultural landscapes in Western Australia. There is story-telling signage throughout the precinct, as well as educational activity areas and sculptures by renowned artists.

The Precinct also includes new BBQs, picnic tables and shade structures, accessible ramps and toilets. Gates to the Hubs and lookout close each evening (5pm winter / 6 pm summer).


Nearer to Nature
Allen Rd (Off Mundaring Weir Rd)
Mundaring WA 6073

Tel: +61 (8) 9295 2244
Email: n2n@dec.wa.gov.au
Web: www.dec.wa.gov.auNearer to Nature

The Department of the Environment and Conservation’s Nearer to Nature’s activity program provides fun, interactive, nature-based activities that are designed to get you exploring and enjoying Perth's uniquely beautiful outdoor areas.  Let the team at Nearer to Nature ‘Captivate the Kids’ with some great fun kids only activities, or if you want to spend time with the family, our ‘Share the Experience’ activities are just for you.  For the big kids amongst us enjoy ‘Adults Only' activities.

From animal encounters to guided bush walks, from bush dances to indigenous culture, whatever you are looking for, we are sure to have an experience to suit.

Nearer to Nature have a great school holiday program, or we can also custom design activities for groups of any size, you tell us what type of experience you are looking for and we are sure to have something to meet your needs.


No. 1 PumpNo 1 Pump Station (formerly C Y O'Connor Museum)
MUNDARING WEIR

Visit the longest freshwater pipeline in the world

General enquiries
Tel: +61 (8) 9295 2455

Group or School Bookings:
Tel: +61 (8) 9321 6088
Email: trust@ntwa.com.au
Web: www.ntwa.com.au

The world's longest freshwater pipeline is the stuff of legends and the perfect place to find out about the controversy and tragedy surrounding its development is No 1 Pump Station.

On average, ninety million litres of water are pumped through Western Australia's 'Golden Pipeline' each day, in an engineering feat that has continued uninterrupted since 1903.  The start of the water's 560km journey is the impressive Mundaring Weir, set in a natural bush setting.

Due to extensive works being carried out around Mundaring Weir the museum will be closed from 2 January 2013 until further notice.


Perth Hills Bush ToursPerth Hills Bush Tours

Tel: 0498 068 917
Email: info@perthhillsbushtours.com.au
Web: www.perthhillsbushtours.com.au

Local guides can show you some special places, beautiful wildflowers and amazing native animals like nowhere else on earth. Our bushwalking tours include nature reserves and wildlife sanctuaries. Tours are all inclusive – morning/afternoon tea and lunch/dinner, transport and transfers from your accommodation. We have set wildflower and wildlife tours or can arrange private tours and charters to suit you. Omnibus licence number 4696.


Perth Hills National Parks CentrePerth Hills Discovery Centre
380 Allen Rd (Off Mundaring Weir Rd)
MUNDARING WA 6073

Tel: +61 (8) 9295 2244
Email: n2n@dec.wa.gov.au
Web: www.naturebase.net/phnpc

The Perth Hills Discovery Centre, operated by the Department of Environment and Conservation (formerly CALM) and situated within Beelu National Park. There are many trails available from here, including the famous Bibbulmun Track (which passes through the middle of the Centre) and the close by Munda Biddi Off-Road Cycling Trail. Add to your forest experience by taking part in a fun Nearer to Nature activity for a true Australiana experience.  Forest tent camping is available at reasonable prices.

Shop Open for Nearer to Nature school holiday programs, group bookings and schools.


Rock and Roll Mountain BikingRock and Roll Mountain Biking
361 Paulls Valley Rd
PAULLS VALLEY WA 6076

Mob: 0410 949 182 or 0428 263 668
Email: info@rockandrollmountainbiking.com.au
Web: www.rockandrollmountainbiking.com.au

Rock and Roll Mountain Biking is a family operated business that offers all things mountain biking! From our office located in the Kalamunda Hills we can provide flexible customized tours, rides and clinics for all different levels of riders. Rock and Roll Mountain BikingWe also have a great range of quality hire bikes ready for you to hire at the trail head. We can supply maps, advice and even a guide. Let us know what kind of experience you are after and we can suggest the best trails for you.

What you ride is up to you!

Open 7am-2pm weekends and by appointment weekdays.


Zia Park Equestrian CentreZia Park Equestrian Centre
Riding School – Bush Rides – Holiday Programs
8410 Stoneville Road
GIDGEGANNUP WA 6083

Tel: +61 (8) 9574 6010
Email: gail@ziapark.com.au
Web: www.ziapark.com.au

Unwind on your stay and experience the Perth Hills and surrounding reserves on horseback.

Opt for a guided trail-ride on our safe horses through the tranquil bushland; participate in any of our private or group riding lessons, or book a fun filled school holiday riding program, suitable for children aged 6-18. You can also agist your horse for a short stay and access our arenas, xc-course and other extensive facilities. Clients of all ages and riding standards are welcome and bookings are available any day of the week, to be made at least 24h in advance.

For more details go to  www.ziapark.com.au


Lake LeschenaultiaOTHER PURSUITS

  • Hiking and Cycle trails
  • Camping sites
  • Natural Attractions:
  • Lake Leschenaultia
  • Mundaring Weir
  • John Forrest National Park
  • Perth Hills Discovery Centre
  • Bridle trails
  • Picnic and barbecue areas

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