Avon Valley

The Avon Valley Region was the first inland settlement in Western Australia, stretching from Brookton in the South to New Norcia in the North, and has a wide variety of attractions for the discerning traveller. Whether you are tempted by an adventure holiday, a romantic weekend, a journey back in time or a family holiday, the Avon Valley is the place to be, as you discover a new holiday experience close to home.

As your journey unfolds, become immersed in the history of our forefathers as you encounter lovingly restored historic buildings and sites, many of which are classified by the National Trust. For the history buffs, a visit to one of the many museums is a must, each having a tale to tell of our pioneering heritage.

Exper ience adventure activities such as rafting and skydiving, or for the less adventurous gliding and hot air ballooning are a great way to see the Valley. Other opportunities for the aviation enthusiast include hang gliding, micro lighting and paragliding.

The towns within the Valley host a myriad of events and festivals from the world renowned Avon Descent to Country Music Festivals and Jazz, Harvest Festivals to Vintage Car races, Antique Fairs and Flower Shows, Olive Festivals and Country Markets.

Something for everyone A leisurely stroll along the banks of the Avon or one of the many bush trails is a relaxing way to discover the charm of the Valley. In Spring when the wildflowers are in full bloom, the scenic Avon Valley provides inspiration for artists and photographers alike, with its green rolling hills and rocky outcrops.

There are countless cafes and restaurants showcasing the fine food and wines grown and produced within the Avon Valley, from Gold Plate Winners to the charm of Wayside Inns, relax and enjoy warm country hospitality and cuisine.

Accommodation in the Valley is equal to the best in the West, featuring modern hotels and picturesque country inns, historic Bed and Breakfasts and romantic rural retreats, or Caravan Parks located on the banks of the Avon or nestled amongst the gum trees. Whatever your choice, the ideal country getaway is just a short drive from Perth.