Best Weekend trips from Perth to Toodyay
Toodyay is situated inland in the picturesque Avon Valley region, only 80km North/East of Perth. The town’s architecture reflects it’s colonial and convict past, while the many nature reserves become ablaze with color with magnificent displays of wildflowers during the wildflower season (August to November). Stay a while in Toodyay and soak up the country atmosphere at one of our many accommodation options including Bed & Breakfasts, Homesteads, Retreats, Caravan Parks and Hotels.
Explore the town
Explore the town by visiting boutique shops, a variety of cafes and pubs, the Avon River and Bilya Walk Track, regular annual events and Duidgee Park and Pelham Reserve. Or go further afield to discover Conservation and Nature Reserves, magnificent wildflowers (in season), local animals and produce and wineries and restaurants.
During wildflower season a number of wildflowers can be found. These include pink everlastings, blue leschenaultia and a variety of orchids. Popular locations for wildflower spotting include:
- Pelham Reserve
- Dawn Atwell Reserve
- Wongamine Reserve
- Majestic Heights
Toodyay History and Heritage
For the historical buffs, Toodyay offers fascinating artefacts and stories of bushrangers, convicts, war heroes and more. Discover where the legend of Moondyne Joe began:
Newcastle Gaol museum
Connor’s Mill museum
A self-guided heritage walk throughout town that brings the past to the present.
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