Swan Valley attractions

Park in Swan Valley

Whiteman Park

Located in Caversham in West Swan, at 26 sq km this is Perth's heftiest park – a marvellous grassy reserve with over 30km of walkways and bike paths, a free kids' water park, sports ovals and dozens of picnic and ba…
Museum in Swan Valley

Revolutions Transport Museum

The main museum in Whiteman Park, Revolutions has interactive exhibits on the history of land transport across WA: horse-drawn wagons, camel trains, locomotives, trams, bicycles and road vehicles. The highlight is s…
Winery in Swan Valley

Sandalford Wines

Sandalford is one of the oldest Swan Valley wineries (1840) and hosts high-society weddings and major concerts (Sting, Tom Jones, Lionel Richie) on its expansive lawns. Sip some semillon at the cellar door, take a t…
Zoo in Swan Valley

Caversham Wildlife Park

Part of the vast Whiteman Park estate, this wildlife park features cassowaries, echidnas, kangaroos, koalas, potoroos, quokkas and native birds – if you're not from Australia, it's a great introduction to the locals…
Winery in Swan Valley

Houghton

The Swan's oldest and best-known winery is surrounded by stroll-worthy grounds, including a jacaranda grove (check out the insanely purple blooms from late spring to early summer). There's a gallery in the cellar wh…
Museum in Swan Valley

Motor Museum of Western Australia

Fronted by an intimidating-looking army tank, the Motor Museum of WA in Whiteman Park celebrates all things motorised, petrol-powered and hub-capped. There are 200 vehicles on show here, including a 1931 Cadillac an…
Historic Building in Guildford

Guildford Gaol

This interesting red-brick heritage building is next door to the old Guildford Courthouse – both are part of the Guildford Heritage Precinct. The jail operated from 1841 until 1969, when the adjunct courthouse close…
Historic Building in Guildford

Woodbridge House

This glorious red-brick 1885 mansion overlooks the river a short drive east of town. Wrapped in wrought-iron verandahs and glowing russet-red in the WA sun, Woodbridge became a school in 1895, then more formally Gui…
Historic Building in Guildford

Taylor's Cottage

This two-room, sawn-timber cottage is in the grounds of the Guildford Courthouse, and is actually the oldest part of the Guildford Heritage Precinct (1863). Emma and Edward Taylor once lived here, with their 13 kids…
Museum in Swan Valley

Tractor Museum of Western Australia

Burning passion for vintage tractors? Live out your agrarian fantasies at this temple of traction in Whiteman Park. If you happen to be here on the second Sunday of the month, don't miss the Tractor Parade at 1.15pm…