Only 25 minutes from Perth, the Swan Valley is renowned for its award-winning wineries and restaurants. What you may not know about is the various activities available to make the most out of your experience.

You can now purchase a Swan Valley gift card, to give the gift of a Swan Valley experience. Here are some of our top picks on things to see and do in the Swan Valley, and where the gift card can be redeemed.

Stay in the Swan Valley

Skip the long drives and enjoy a country escape in the Swan Valley. From rustic farm-stays to luxury resorts, there are more than 30 accommodation options to choose from and all make a great base to explore the surrounding Valley attractions.

At the Vines Resort you’ll find modern luxe accommodation, a top-class restaurant, 36-hole championship golf course, pool and spa.

For those looking for more of a private local experience, enjoy farm life combined with spacious and modern accommodation at Poplar’s Farmstay. It’s a great option for the whole family to enjoy. The home offers lovely views of a vineyard and the Perth Hills and has a pool for the warmer months

Family-friendly activities

Get up close with native fauna at Caversham Wildlife Park. Take the opportunity to hand-feed kangaroos, meet the koalas and try your hand at milking a cow.

Supa Golf, is a fun, modified form of golf. Featuring brightly coloured clubs and large golf balls, a great source of entertainment for players of six years and up.

Discover a whole world of attractions at Whiteman Park, where you can even step back in time to take a ride on the vintage tram. Check out the transport museums, learn about endangered wildlife at Woodlands Reserve, and set up picnic in the natural surrounds of the many park and playground areas.

Guides and tours

Get a proper taste of the Swan Valley with an organised tour. Mr Shuttle Private Charters, Perth Luxury Tours and Stylish Kombi Tours offer personalised tours and charters so you can pick and choose where you want go.

Or if you’re looking for something a little more unique, get off the regular beaten path to discover the hidden gems of the Valley with Up Close and Local Tours, or even explore the region via a horse-drawn wagon with Swan Valley Wagon Tours.

Masterclasses

Pick up a new skill at a range of masterclasses available in the Swan Valley.

Go behind-the-scenes to learn more about wine tasting and the winemaking process at an Upper Reach Winery Tour & Tasting masterclasses.

Make your own flavour of nougat with Mondo Nougat, or learn how to brew the perfect coffee at Yahava’s Barista Academy classes suited to wannabe-baristas of all levels.

Eat & Drink

There is no shortage of places to eat, drink and relax over vineyard views in the Swan Valley.

The popular Mandoon Estate is home to a range of eateries including the award-winning fine dining restaurant Wild Swan. Other options include a fine craft brewery offering hearty meals, Homestead Brewery, and outdoor dining on The Llawn.

For a new food and drink experience, Old Young’s Kitchen is a must-visit. The bar and restaurant offer a modern menu, drawing on head chef Rohan Park’s love of native foods and with a genuine focus on fresh, hyper-local and sustainable produce. While you’re there visit Old Young’s Distillery, located next door, for a gin or vodka tasting

Put a gift card to good use over dinner and drinks at Sandalford Wines, open Friday and Saturday nights.

Looking to give a friend, loved one or colleague a Swan Valley experience? Swan Valley Gift cards can be used towards dining, tours, attractions, retail and accommodation  – or wherever EFTPOS is accepted.

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