Top ChoiceWinery in Kalamunda

Core Cider

This hidden valley in Pickering Brook has sustained apple orchards since 1939. Take a one-hour tour through the trees on a tractor-pulled carriage, a 45-minute walking tour, or book a table at the excellent...

Observatory in Kalamunda

Perth Observatory

Check the website for regularly scheduled day and night tours of the Perth Observatory, sitting pretty atop a Perth Hills' peak near the Bickley Valley wineries. Check the website for times and bookings. They've...

Cafe in Kalamunda

Mason & Bird

Named after a couple of Hills timber-mill pioneers, Mason & Bird is an efficient, contemporary cafe next to the visitor centre, cooking with local artisan-produced ingredients as much as possible. The...

Modern Australian in Kalamunda

Vineyard Kitchen

Sit inside the earthy farm-shed tasting room at Brookside Vineyard, or out by the brook with the chirping cicadas, for Vineyard Kitchen's top-notch offerings. Expect the likes of slow-cooked spiced lamb shoulder...

Cafe in Kalamunda

Jack & Jill

…went up the hill to fetch an excellent cup of coffee. While they were there they enjoyed some breakfast tacos with scrambled eggs, black beans and green-chilli salsa, then inspected the heaving cakes cabinet for...

Winery in Kalamunda

Brookside Vineyard

Follow the sounds of lilting jazz down a shady, poplar-lined driveway to Brookside, a rustic farm-shed cellar door. Enjoy a couple of glasses of cab sav, chardonnay or sparkling white on the terrace by the...

Winery in Kalamunda

Plume Estate

Lovely little Plume is a low-key family-run winery in the Bickley Valley, with an impressive valley view from their iron-clad cellar door. Bite into some tapas (thyme-salted prawns, cider-braised chorizo) and sip...

Market in Kalamunda

Kalamunda Farmers Market

One of the Perth area's best farmers markets, with up to 70 stalls and some rather good buskers. There are lots of street eats – don't even think about breakfast beforehand. See www.kalamundanightmarket.com.au...

Gardens in Kalamunda

Araluen Botanic Park

South of Kalamunda, just off Brookton Hwy, is Araluen Botanic Park. Constructed in the 1920s by the Young Australia League (YAL) as a bush retreat for patriotic instruction, the park was neglected for years and...

Historic Building in Kalamunda

Kalamunda History Village

WA's biggest folk museum is a collection of transplanted historical buildings on the site of the old Upper Darling Range Railway Station, built in the 1890s. Old buses and train carriages, a vintage post office,...

Historic Building in Kalamunda

Stirk Cottage

An architectural isolate between the bowls club and the road, this smartly maintained heritage cottage was built of mud, saplings, compacted earth and shingles in 1881. Home to Fred and Liz Stirk, it was...