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Armadale, WA

Armadale is located a half an hour’s drive south of Perth and offers a diversity of tourist and natural attractions.


Natural bushland, outdoor attractions and devonshire teas await you in this south east corridor of Perth. Pack your hiking boots and explore the countless walk trails, many of which offer panoramic views of the coastal plains and city. Step back in time with a visit to the museums. Enjoy watching the wildlife – grey kangaroos, blue wrens and possums – while relaxing in a scenic park or simply browse through the antique shops, specialty stores and galleries.

Armadale’s main attractions include a beautiful botanic park, a koala park, an Australiana themed working farm, a reptile centre that provides a hands-on experience, museums, galleries, picnic areas, numerous walk trails, heritage buildings and foundations, specialty stores and other interesting places.

Armadale Visitor Centre can assist with general information, accommodation, tours, car hire, directions, maps and other enquiries. They provide a free booking service to help ensure that your visit or break is an enjoyable one. Attached to the tourist centre is a vintage machinery museum and arts and crafts gift shop. Morse Code demonstrations are also held every Tuesday morning where people can send a telegraphic message anywhere in the world.

Regular events include:-
The Minnawarra Festival – arts, crafts, music and live entertainment (April)
Concerts in the Park (various dates)
Heritage Country Mini Tourism Expo (May)
Tulip displays at the botanic gardens (August and September)
The Kelmscott Show (October )
Armadale Highland Gathering – a Scottish event (November)
Carols by Candle Light (December)

The Armadale region offers a variety of dining experiences ranging from a la carte restaurants and cafés to buffet style and fast food venues.

Accommodation in the region includes several bed and breakfasts, caravan parks and one motel. An overnight or long-term stay here offers a country-style escape, views, and wildlife, while being close to the city centre.

Nearest Airport: Perth and Jandakot

Where to stay?


  • Active
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Farm/Station
  • Homestay
  • Romance
  • City
  • Rural/Country
  • Cultural
  • Eco Tourism
  • Environmental
  • Food and Wine
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation
  • Self-Drive

Popular Activities

  • Abseiling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Trail bike riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • Canoeing
  • City Sightseeing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Cycling
  • Driving
  • Golfing
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Skating
  • Swimming
  • Wine Tasting
  • Wildlife
  • Outback
  • Fruit Picking
  • Fossicking

About Armadale

  • Locality: Suburb
  • Armadale Postcode: 6112
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Perth & surrounds
  • Latitude: -32.15239
  • Longitude: 116.00827
  • Elevation: 55m
  • Population: 13619
  • Median Income: $26364
  • Area (Sq/km): 8.371
  • Timezone: Australia/Perth

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