Mundaring attractions

Dam in Mundaring

Mundaring Weir

Restraining the Helena River, Mundaring Weir is a concrete dam built in 1903 to the designs of engineer CY O'Connor as part of a dazzlingly ambitious scheme to supply water to the Kalgoorlie goldfields 560km to the …
National Park in Mundaring

John Forrest National Park

The 16-sq-km John Forrest National Park, 8km west of Mundaring, was WA's first national park (1900). Protected groves of jarrah and marri are scattered about granite outcrops, with waterfalls and a river pool…but th…
National Park in Mundaring

Walyunga National Park

The Avon River cuts a narrow gorge through the Perth Hills at the 18-sq-km Walyunga National Park, before it morphs into the Swan River as it continues seawards. Bushwalks here include the 5.2km-return walk to Syd's…
National Park in Mundaring

Beelu National Park

Immediately south of Mundaring is Beelu National Park, part of a continuous swath of forest that includes Kalamunda National Park. There's a handy campground (adult/child $11/7), well positioned for the Bibbulmun Tr…
Lake in Mundaring

Lake Leschenaultia

Around 15km northeast of Mundaring near Chidlow, freshwater Lake Leschenaultia is a picturesque former railway dam created in 1897, and now boasting beaches and a swimming pontoon. Birds, native critters and walking…
Gallery in Mundaring

Mundaring Arts Centre

Exhibits and sells the work of local artists (of which there are many): ceramics, textiles, photographs, paintings and drawings all feature. In a prominent white weatherboard building on the main drag. Check online …