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A very popular cherry picking farm! Please note: Cherry season is only November through December, and bookings will not be accepted for any other time.
- Activity:Fruit Farm,Fruit Picking
- Suited For:Families,Adults (18+),Kids (4 - 12)
- Open days/Times:Weekends
Cherry farm located in Carmel in the Perth Hills. Pick your own cherries this November & December. Saturday’s and Sunday’s 10am - 3pm. Lychees, mangoes and avocados are also available between March-May. However cherries are very seasonal fruits and only available at the end of the year.
Bookings are made via Facebook messenger.
Offering a terraced course of 18 holes, this mini golf course will mesmerize you with it's beautiful lake teems with Japanese Koi, and ducks add to the postcard setting.
- Suited For:Teens (13 - 17),Families,Adults (18+)
- Open days/Times:Thur and Fri 9:00 am - 2:30 pm, Sat and Sun 9:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- Tour Price:From $5
- Open Days:Saturday,Sunday,Thursday,Friday
After your mini golf round, visit the Masonmill Gardens and family Restaurant with ten acres of colourful and inspirational gardens surrounded by the peaceful Jarrah forest of Carmel, this breathtaking hills location is a popular tourist attraction.
The cafe is set on the historical Mason's Mill site, the first Jarrah mill in Western Australia & the area is said to have been the first settlement immediately out of Perth.
Nestled in the lush forested Carmel Valley, Melville Nurseries is a great place for the amateur horticulturalist in your family, renowned for having the largest rose collection in the state
- Open days/Times:Open 10am - 4pm, Tues to Sun
- Suited For:Families,Adults (18+),Seniors
- Activity:Nurseries,Garden Centre
- Open Days:Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays,School holidays
Situated just 25 minutes from Perth city, with seven acres of colourful and inspirational gardens surrounded by the peaceful Jarrah forest of Carmel, Melville Nurseries' breathtaking hills location is a popular tourist attraction.
It's beautiful lake teems with Japanese Koi, and ducks add to the postcard setting. Rambling gardens invite you to meander under rose-covered pergolas, leading you to lawned gardens and a huge variety of roses, perennials and annuals.
As you stroll through the expansive gardens, you will be enticed to rest a while under the crabapple archways as you listen to the sweet sounds of abundant birds.
Head out towards the hills from Perth City and discover a whole new perspective on the sky at Perth Observatory, the only state-owned one in Australia to remain fully operational.
- Suited For:Teens (13 - 17),Adults (18+),Families
- Activity:Discovery Centre,Observatory
- Open days/Times:10am - 4.30pm Mon to Fri
- Open Days:Friday,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday
There are no other cities in Australia where, at a distance of only 25 kilometres from the city, it's still dark enough at night for serious astronomical research and observation. The complex is the only major facility between Australia's eat and South Africa, and perfectly placed to view the centre of our own galaxy. What this means to you is a fascinating array of science and technology, consisting of the main telescopes, some of which are for public and tour use, administrative offices, a museum of the observatory's history, and tours of the facilities as well as their very popular viewing nights.