Things to do in and around Balingup
Local Attractions - Balingup
Golden 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
Visit 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 stories.open 7 days a week between 9am – 4pm
The Village Green South Western Highway, Balingup
A great spot to relax in the centre of Balingup. Toilets, playground, seating, BBQ's and shade.
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
Greenbushes is an historic town located 10 minutes to the south of Balingup with a strong mining and timber milling history.
Mine 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.
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.
The Old Gaol Blackwood Road, Greenbushes
(southern end) Built over 100 years ago. Open every day. No entry fee....no exit fee!
Jayes - Grimwade Road Walk Download pdf
More things to do
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
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.
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.