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Things to do in and around Balingup

Local Attractions - Balingup

bulletGolden Valley Tree Park Old Padbury Road, Balingup (2kms South of the town)

A unique collection of beautiful and interesting trees from all over the world, grown in a landscaped setting. Fine views of Balingup from the hilltop in the Australian section. Picnic area and toilets. Free entry

bulletVisit the Heritage Exhibition located in the Packing Shed,South Western Highway, Balingup The exhibition tells the story of Balingup between 1855 and 1955. Displays include the history of four significant homesteads, a war exhibition and individual photographs and 7 days a week between 9am – 4pm

bullet The Village Green South Western Highway, Balingup
A great spot to relax in the centre of Balingup. Toilets, playground, seating, BBQ's and shade.

bullet If you are looking for lavender, herbal products, art galleries, craft, giftware and collectibles or local wine. Try our 'places to go' listing.


Local Attractions - Greenbushes

bullet Greenbushes is an historic town located 10 minutes to the south of Balingup with a strong mining and timber milling history.

bulletMine Lookout Telluride St, Greenbushes
Panoramic views over the Sons of Gwalia main mine pit. See a working mine at a safe distance. Open daily 8am-5pm. No entry fee.

bullet Eco-Cultural Discovery Centre Blackwood Road, Greenbushes
This is a 'Living Windows' exhibit, which focuses on the mining and milling history of the area. Open Saturday and Sunday 10am-2pm. No entry fee but donations are much appreciated.

bullet The Old Gaol Blackwood Road, Greenbushes
(southern end) Built over 100 years ago. Open every day. No entry exit fee!


Walk Trails

bullet Golden Valley Walk Tracks: Download pdf files..
World Collection Walk Tracks
Australian Collection Walk Tracks

bullet Race Course Reserve Walk Tracks: Download pdf files
Brochure (outside)
Brochure (inside)

bullet Jayes - Grimwade Road Walk Download pdf
Track notes


More things to do

bullet Balingup Bowling Club Recreation Centre South Western Highway, Balingup Visitors Welcome. Scroungers on a Friday evening starts at 5:30pm (indoors in winter). For more information phone Terry Bailey on 9764 1090

bullet Balingup Golf Club South Western Highway, Balingup (2.5 km north of town) Enjoy the quiet Balingup Golf Course - ideal for beginners. Green fees $5 (honour box). No booking required.

bullet Balingup Croquet group. Meet Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings for a friendly game. Times vary on the season. Visitors welcome. Small fee involved to play.