Enjoy a fun-packed day exploring the Perth hills and Peel region, First stop is a visit to Raeburn Orchard to see a working orchard with shop to buy fresh produce. Next stop experience Aussie farm life at Ferndale Springs including a tractor ride, feeding animals, petting zoo and BBQ lunch. Finally travel to the seaside city of Mandurah, known for its beautiful waterways and dolphins.
Depart Perth city and enjoy a leisurely drive to Raeburn Orchard, located in the picturesque Perth hills suburb of Roleystone.Raeburn Orchard is a fully working orchard that pride themselves on growing the freshest and best-tasting fruit, picking the crop when it is at its peak for size, colour, taste and sweetness.Here there is a chance to purchase fresh produce including honey, fruit, jams and more from their shop. (Please note no fruit picking is allowed)Next, head along the South West Highway, through the town of Pinjarra to Ferndale Springs to experience real Australian farm life! Joel, the owner, greets you with freshly cooked damper and BBQ kangaroo meat tasting.On this Australian farm experience, you'll learn about farming life and enjoy a good Aussie BBQ lunch. Learn how to feed cows on a tractor trailer ride, draft sheep and spend some time at the small petting zoo getting face to face with the farm animals. Continue to Mandurah; known for its pristine beaches, natural beauty, abundant wildlife and large network of waterways including man-made canal systems and Peel Inlet, twice the size of Sydney Harbour.Whilst in Mandurah there is the option to experience a 1-hour Dolphin & Scenic Canal Cruise (extra cost). See Western Australia’s largest residential population of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins, explore wetlands and their abundant birdlife, peek into the backyards of Mandurah’s luxurious canal homes and more.For those that decide not to do the 1-hour Dolphin & Scenic Canal cruise they have free time to walk around the Foreshore and Boardwalk area of Mandurah town centre; purchase an ice-cream from Simmo’s or coffee from one of the many coffee shopsAfter a fun packed day time to head back to Perth along the Forest Highway and Kwinana Freeway.