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Attractions in Kalamunda


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8-Day Highlights Tour

The Highlights itinerary has been carefully compiled to combine a variety of day walks with off-Track accommodation. You will experience the varied landscapes of the Bibbulmun Track.

  • Activity:Bush Walking
  • Type:Tours

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The Highlights itinerary has been carefully compiled to combine a variety of day walks with off-Track accommodation. You will experience the varied landscapes of the Bibbulmun Track from the spectacular ocean views and coastal heathlands in the far south through the magnificent karri and tingle forest up to the rolling hills and jarrah forests in the northern section.

We have selected a range of full and half day walks and our private bus will transport you to and from the Track each day. You will experience a number of unique eco-tourism attractions in the region. Each evening we will return to comfortable accommodation in the rural towns and villages along the Track to relax and enjoy a delicious dinner.

On the walks, you need carry only a small daypack containing your lunch, a camera, water bottle, etc. From the rocky escarpments that provide exhilarating views to the tranquillity of the tall forests, our flexible itinerary caters for all levels of experience.

We hope that you can join us on this unique journey … and discover the spirit of Australia’s south west.

Bibbulmun Track

One of the world's great, long-distance walk trails stretching nearly 1000kms from the Perth Hills to Albany. Opened in 1998, the award-winning Bibbulmun Track takes walkers through towering karri and tingle forests, through mist-shrowded valleys, over granite boulders and along breathtaking coastal heathlands (via Kalamunda, Mundaring, Dwellingup, Collie, Donnelly River, Pemberton, Northcliffe, Denmark, Walpole, Torbay and Albany).

  • Type:Sites & Trails

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Description

It is signposted with a stylised version of the waugal(rainbow serpent of the Aboriginal Dreamtime) and is suitable for people of all ages and experience. You can join the Bibbulmun Track for just a few hours, or for an epic end-to-end journey of up to 8 weeks! A wide variety of short walks, interpretive tours, extended trips, accommodation & walking packages and seminars plus a free information service and merchandise sales is offered by the lively 'Friends of the Bibbulmun Track', a non-profit organization which helps promote and care for the Track.

Camel Farm Mountain Bike Trail

As the centre point for many of the Kalamunda Network Trails, Camel Farm is the ideal spot to park your car. The 'Camel Loop' is also one of the easier beginner trails perfect for families!

  • Type:Sites & Trails
  • Activity:Biking,Mountain Biking
  • Suited For:Families

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  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,School holidays

Description

The family friendly Calamunda Camel Farm is the centre point for many of the Kalamunda bike trails. It is the ideal starting point as it marks the head of a number of easy single-track courses.

Mountain biking experts at Wembley Cycles recommend:

From The Camel Farm, head back out the main gate of the camel farm and cross the road heading south on to Camel Train to the Black Stump Carpark. This loop will take you along the green trails to the Dell and then climb up to the top of Mt Gungin (consider using Drago as the way up it’s much easier). From the top of Mt Gungin the trail descends on some of the most fun trails in the network, Muffin Tops and Horny Devil before returning you to the Black Stump.

Once back at the Black Stump retrace your steps back to the Camel Farm for a cold drink.

Further details about individual tracks, along with maps are located here. https://www.kmbc.org.au/trails

 

Climbing at Stathams Quarry

Statham's Quarry is considered a rare example of a stone quarry which has retained physical evidence of its operations, and continues to be used for abseiling and rock climbing.

  • Activity:Climbing
  • Type:Sites & Trails

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  • Open Days:Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays,School holidays,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday

Description

Stathams Quarry | Located in the Gooseberry Hills National Park, this  offers a number of walls with good climbing on clean and solid rock. The quarry is packed with bolted routes and offers projects at every level. For lovers of slab climbing, Stathams also offers a number of opportunities to get over the ‘fear to smear’.

Helena Pipehead Walk

A moderately easy walk with a few steep parts, lovely views of the pipehead dam and beautiful orchids in the late spring.

  • Type:Sites & Trails
  • Suited For:Dog-friendly
  • Activity:Bush Walking

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  • Open Days:Sunday,Public Holidays,School holidays,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday

Description

A 5.2km walk through the Helena Valley in Kalamunda. 

Start: End of sealed road; there is room to park.

1. Take the left fork. The first part of the track is following the unmade Helena Valley Road.
2. Cross a dry water course with a steel bridge and a locked gate.
3. Continue on the track, good views of Pipe head Dam.
4. At this point, veer away from the river and head uphill.
5. At T-Junction, take the right fork at the Shire sign. This is the furthest point of the walk.
6. A track converges from the left near an old car body.
7. Ignore track to the right.
8. Cross an open area and through the white gate.
9. Rejoin main road and turn left.
10. Return to start.

Jorgensen Park Walk

A historic walk following the old fairways, this pleasant loop trail incorporates some of the Bibbulmun Track.

  • Activity:Bush Walking
  • Suited For:Dog-friendly
  • Type:Sites & Trails

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  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,Public Holidays,School holidays

Description

Start Point: The car park of the Kalamunda Learning Centre.

1. Leave the car park at Jorgensen Park. Go through the treated pine fence and walk in an easterly direction on a well worn track down the middle of an old fairway.
2. Reach the end of the fairway; deviate right past a small clump of blackboys and continue on a marked path. There are houses and a fence on the right.
3. At the corner of the fence veer left and continue down hill on the track.
4. A track runs off to the right, going steeply downhill. Eventually this track meets Schipp Road. Ignore this track and turn left here and continue on the marked track.
5. Look for a wooden Bibbulmun Track sign at this point. Above it is a red walk trail sign. Turn right and walk along a narrow track towards a look out over the Helena Valley.
6. A lookout point overlooking the Helena River Valley with glimpses down the valley to the coastal plain.
7. Walk to the left of a Kalamunda National Park sign. Leave the Bibbulmun Track which at this point descends into the valley and continue on the walk track.
8. Continue across the end of the fairway coming in from the left. Go straight ahead and rejoin the Bibbulmun track.
9. Turn right at a wooden post with a Bibbulmun track marker on it.
10. At the bottom of the hill cross the end of the fairway. There is a small water course here. Turn left.
11. Turn left off the Bibbulmun track and cross the small water course. Walk up the fairway to your right and complete the walk at the Kalamunda Learning Centre.

Kalamunda Artisan Market

The markets run on the first Saturday of every month and have done for nearly 20 years.

  • Open days/Times:First Saturday of every month, 8.30am - 2pm
  • Activity:Markets
  • Suited For:Dog-friendly,Families

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  • Open Days:Saturday

Description

One of the top destinations in Perth, the Kalamunda Artisan Market is the only place to meet over 170 of the famous makers and growers from our great state.  Shop, taste and experience the best Perth and the Perth Hills region  have to offer on the first Saturday of every month.  A unique array of handcrafted, homegrown products in the beautiful Perth Hills, with all funds raised going to local charitable projects. 

Kalamunda Network Trail

Whether you are just starting out or an elite, with over 40km of fully signed-track, the Kalamunda Network Trails offer the ultimate mountain biking experience.

  • Type:Sites & Trails
  • Activity:Biking,Mountain Biking
  • Suited For:Families

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

Located 30 minutes from the Perth CBD, the trail offers an experience of the ancient bushland of Kalamunda. Boasting 44km of signposted track and more than 30 trails, there is an abundance of choice for both the amateurs and experienced biking enthusiasts. Although the main trail loop of 22km could be a little challenging for beginners, it is definitely doable and there are several shortcuts and alternative routes to make for an easier ride. 

The recommendation is to park at Camel Farm in Kalamunda, making that your starting point before heading out towards Joey’s Line. For beginners and families, the smaller circuit labelled the ‘Camel Farm Loop’ is a great option. 

Kalamunda Night Market

A monthly Night Market hosted in the heart of Kalamunda in operation from October - April annually.

  • Activity:Markets
  • Suited For:Families

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Description

Join us for a night of international street food and cuisine, followed by perusing through the various giftware stalls and open businesses on Haynes Street and In Central Mall. 

Music and entertainment will ensure to top your evening in our Kalamunda. 

Kalamunda Village Market

  • (08) 9257 2266

The best markets in the Perth Hills. Arts and crafts, food, plants, second hand treasures. It's all here for you. Open the first Saturday of every month.

  • Type:Attractions
  • Activity:Food & Drink,Art & Craft,Markets
  • Suited For:Adults (18+),Seniors,Families
  • Open days/Times:Open Sun 8-12pm

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  • Open Days:Sunday

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Kalamunda Waterpark

Kalamunda Water Park is a refreshed version of the old Kalamunda Wet’n’Wild and has benefited from completion of the first stage of a major redevelopment plan for the Park.

  • Activity:Water Park
  • Type:Attractions
  • Suited For:Kids (4 - 12),Families
  • Open days/Times:Open 7 Days

Details

  • Open Days:Public Holidays,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday,School holidays

Description

Come and experience for yourself why the people keep coming back to Kalamunda Water Park.

See if you've got what it takes to conquer the Yellow Devil tube Slide.  Can you handle the G forces of the Monster Corkscrew?  Hold on tight and try not to lose your breath.  Is that you I hear screaming?

Don't be fooled, not for the faint hearted!

Sound exhilarating?  That's because it is!

Be sure not to miss out on the action this summer, but If thrills and spills are not quite your thing, we are sure you will be just as content relaxing on our newly rejuvenated lawns amongst the ambience of the Perth Hills.

There are ample pools for the little ones and we pride ourselves on creating a family friendly environment. Come try our delicious kiosk food or bring your own food to throw down on one of our hire bbq's (BYO utensils)! We have plenty of grassed and shaded area for you to relax and enjoy your stay but get in early to reserve your area as these get snapped up quickly.  

You are welcome to bring your own shade but please confirm this with management prior to your visit.  So come down to Kalamunda Water Park and make your stay one you’ll never forget.

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