Attractions

Nature Reserve in Dwellingup

Forest Heritage Centre

Set within jarrah forest, this interesting rammed-earth building takes the shape of three interlinked gum leaves. Inside are displays about the forest's flora and fauna, and a shop that sells beautiful pieces crafte…
Winery in Jarrahdale & Serpentine National Park

Millbrook Winery

Has a tranquil setting overlooking a small lake. Bookings for lunch (mains $37 to $39) are recommended, especially at weekends. Old Chestnut Lane is signposted off Jarrahdale Rd.
Nature Reserve in Dwellingup

Lane Pool Reserve

Lane Poole Reserve, on the banks of the Murray River, is a wonderful place to stop for a barbecue, picnic, bushwalk or (in summer, when the waters are calmer) swim. The best spots for swimming are Island Pool and ne…
Beach in Mandurah

Swimming Area

There's a designated, boat-free swimming area on the far side of the estuary, just north of Mandurah Bridge. Here dolphins have been known to swim up to kids for a frolic.
Waterfall in Jarrahdale & Serpentine National Park

Serpentine Falls

A leisurely 15m slide of water in Serpentine National Park. Falls Rd is off the South Western Hwy.
Historic Site in Pinjarra

Edenvale Complex

The Edenvale Complex has tea rooms in the old homestead (1888), art and craft galleries and a machinery display in the outbuildings.
Beach in Mandurah

Town Beach

Town Beach is just across from the marina, at the southern end of Silver Sands resort. It's perhaps the best of the ocean beaches.
Historic Building in Jarrahdale & Serpentine National Park

Old Post Office

Built in 1896 and housing a small local museum. Guided walks run by volunteers from the heritage society depart from here.
Church in Pinjarra

St John's Church

St John's Church (1861–62), built from mud bricks, sits beside a heritage rose garden.
Beach in Mandurah

Doddi's Beach

West of the mouth of the estuary is family-friendly Doddi's Beach, facing the ocean.