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Stargazing at Gingin Observatory

Rotunda, Clune Park, Bindoon

Spoonbill Lake

Blackboy Ridge Lookout




Apricot Acres Farm - photo

Orchard Tour, Horticulture, Viticulture
Family owned orchard & vineyard.  Orchard tours viewing fruits in season with the sales of fresh fruit, honey and dried fruit.  Bookings essential.

Toy Rd,  PO Box 50, Bindoon WA 6502 Tel/Fax: +61 8 9576 1030

Bindoon Op Shop

Visit our newly expanded and revamped Op Shop.  Something for everyone.  Soon to incorporate a Disaster Relief Centre and home also to the monthly Bindoon Markets.

Cnr Edmonds Place and Great Northern Highway, Bindoon.

Tel: +61 8 9576 0085

Op Shop open 9am every morning except Saturdays
Markets last Sunday of each month except for December

Bindoon Arts & Craft Centre - photo
Arts and Craft gift shop and gallery shop . Gifts and souvenirs are handmade locally. Brockman Centre, 4km south of Bindoon on the Great Northern Highway

Open Wed 10am - 2.30pm and Sunday 10am - 4pm.

Tel: +61 9576 0249 Email us

Bindoon Theatre Inc.  

Bindoon Hall, Bindoon.  Tel/Fax: +61 8 9576 1154 

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Burroloo Well Hydroponics

Fresh hydroponic fruit in season for sale

"Rufftuff", Great Northern Highway, Upper Chittering, WA 6084   . 

Tel: +61 8 9576 1010  Email us

Blackboy Ridge Walk Trail

Picnic area and short walk through natural bushland which abounds with wildflowers in Spring. 

Chittering Road, Chittering - maps available from the Visitor Centre. 

Tel: +61 8 9576 1100 for information.

Catholic Agricultural College

Offering broad-based education for secondary students.  This day and boarding school has a rich religious, agricultural and social history.   Visitors are welcome.

Cnr Dewars Pool Road and Great Northern Highway, 8km north of Bindoon.

Tel: +61 8 9576 1040  Fax: +61 8 9576 1146  Email us

Chittering Museum  Bindoon.  The museum has a fine collection of machinery, tools and household memorabilia which are displayed in the Old Road Board Building and the new Museum facilities.

Brockman Centre Precinct, Cnr Great Northern Highway & Tea Tree Roads, Bindoon

10am to 3pm every Wed, Sat & Sun or by appointment on the following telephone numbers:
 95761331; 95760283;  95761361, 9576 1325
 The Museum goes into recess from December to March. Email us

Gingin Observatory

Experience the wonders of space by viewing through telescopes, engaging with astronomers and by interacting during a big screen presentation that highlights our Universe.  Check the website for events calendar and online bookings.

1098 Military Road, Gin Gin  

Contacts - Quasar and Hans Solo. Tel: +61 8 95757740.   Email us

Julimar Strip

The Julimar Strip connects the Chittering Valley and Toodyay via Julimar Road.  Local attractions along the way include Alicia Estate Winery & Restaurant,  Avalon Homestead Guesthouse & Conference Centre, Earth Sculptures Pottery Studio, Esslemont Estate Organic Olive Grove, Julimar Cottage B&B, Paca Molino Alpaca Stud, Stringybark Winery & Restaurant and White Dog Farm Winery and Luxury Adult Retreat.

Various Group Tours available Monday to Sunday - minimum 10 people. 

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Muchea Tree Farm 

Specialising in Farm Trees and Proteas. 

Archibald Street, Muchea  WA  6501.

Open Monday - Saturday 8.30am - 5.00pm.  Closed Sundays
Tel: +61 8 9571 4090. Fax: +61 8 9571 4297
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Northern Valleys Directory

your comprehensive guide book to local information complemented by website www.chittering.com, complete with maps of the area and valuable information for residents and visitors alike. Pick up your copy from the Visitor Centre.

Tel: 0419 879454 to advertise.    Email us

The Maze

Six Mazes located within beautiful shaded picnic and BBQ areas.  Koalas, Emus, Kangaroos, Coffee Shop. Facilities include Mini Golf, shop and restaurant.    Entry charge, no dogs allowed.

1625 Neaves Rd, Bullsbrook, WA 6084; off Wanneroo Rd or Great Northern Highway. 

Open Tues - Sun, all public and school holdiays.
Tel: +61 8 9571 1375   Fax: +61 8 9571 1040  Email us

West Coast Honey 

Listen and watch bees working in an observation beehive.  Taste and experience up to eleven different varieties of pure natural honey straight from the hive or enjoy their famous honey ice-cream or a Devonshire tea. Buses and tour groups welcome (by appointment please)

172 Gingin Brook Road, Gingin  WA  6503 Tel: +61 8 9575 1250 Fax: +61 8 9575 2060

Open Mon-Sun and public holidays 10am - 4pm.    Email us 

Picnic Grounds:
Visitor Centre, Bindoon -
The shady gazebo and picnic tables, next to the Information Centre, are ideal if you've just bought food from the shops opposite and want somewhere to eat. Clean toilets and drinking water available.

Clune Park - Just north of Bindoon townsite on the Great Northern Highway and only a short distance from the shops. This is the place to stop if you want to give the children a break on the modern skill-testing swings, monkey bars and other physical challenges. Well maintained toilets, gardens and plenty of space. A skate park and Rotunda have recently been constructed. BBQ's available.

Spoonbill Lake - Get away from the traffic and spot the birdlife at this creek-fed lake in Upper Chittering. Wood and black ducks, dabchicks and waders can usually be seen. Turn off the Great Northern Highway at Hart Drive. There is easy access to the grassed waters edge for 2-wheel drive vehicles.

Blackboy Ridge - Plenty of tables and some grand walks around, up and over this 64 hectare reserve, rich in wildflowers and views across the Brockman River flats. Winter creeks make this pristine, tree-clad hideaway on Chittering Road a special place for young and old.

Julimar Lookout - If you're taking the forest road to or from Toodyay, this is the place to absorb the splendid scenery you've encountered, or about to savour. Turn off the Julimar Road near the junction with the Chittering Road, where you'll also find picnic tables by the river. It is well signposted.


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