Mundaring Weir

One of the World's greatest engineering projects, and now a popular picnic spot with free Barbecues, Mundaring Weir is definitely worth a visit. The No. 1 Pump Station is now a Museum, where you can discover the history of the Weir and the man behind it: C.Y. O'Connor. Plus there are pleasant walk trails with some stunning views to be enjoyed.

Click Here or the Picture for the Water Corporation's webpage on the Weir.

Fred Jacoby Park

Another popular picnic spot (and right next door to us) with free Barbecues, Fred Jacoby Park contains one of the biggest English Oak Trees in Western Australia. The Heritage listed tree is over 140 years old, and is surrounded by a boardwalk, protecting the tree's roots and allowing visitors to get right under it's canopy.

Click Here or the Picture for's guide to the park.

Kookaburra Outdoor Cinema

Ever watched a Movie under the stars on a Summer evening surrounded by spectacular state forest? The season runs from November to April, gates open at 7.00 pm and movies commence at 8.00 pm. For programme details call 9295 6190 - 24 hours - or Click Here.

Click Here or the Picture for info on the Cinema.

Walk and Cycle Trails

There are numerous Walk and Cycle trails in Mundaring, many easily accessible from the Lavender Patch. The wildflower season runs from July through November, but Western Australia's unique flora and fauna means there's always something to see at any time of the year.

Click Here or the Picture for the Perthtrails website, to find details and maps of the trails.

Mundaring Weir Hotel

This Historic Hotel was originally built in 1898 in order to accommodate visitors, who came to view the construction of Mundaring Weir, and for men working on the site. Having undergone dramatic changes in the last two decades, it is now also a popular concert venue.

Click Here or the Picture for the Mundaring Weir Hotel's website.

Little Caesar's Pizzeria

Theo Kalogeracos' award winning pizzeria, undoubtedly one of the best pizzerias in Australia, has customers coming from far and wide to sample his delights. They are also one of the few pizzerias, which specialize in Dessert pizzas.

Click Here or the Picture for the Little Caesar's Pizzeria website.

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