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Gooseberry Hill, WA

Half an hour east of Perth, nestled at the western base of the Darling Range, Gooseberry Hill is an excellent base for exploring the area’s wonderful countryside.

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Tourism features include: a historic village, the Zig Zag Scenic Drive, Shire Cottage, Stirk Park, arts and craft galleries, wineries, open garden displays, Lesmurdie Falls, wildflowers in surrounding forests, national parks, heritage walk trails, The Bibbulmun Track, Perth Hills Wine Show, Zig Zag Festival (October), Kalamunda Agricultural Show (April), Harvest Festival (May), and spectacular city views by day and night.

Visit the Rose Garden, containing 700 rose bushes, in the grounds of the Old Archbishops House from October through to May. The colourful display and wonderful fragrances make this a gorgeous spot for lunch or a quiet wander through the garden.

For accommodation in Gooseberry Hill try one of the spacious, self contained studio apartments set in beautiful gardens. Or choose from two elegant, traditional bed and breakfast properties.

Nearest Airport: Perth Airport

Where to stay?


  • Food and Wine

Popular Activities

  • Bush Walking
  • Wine Tasting
  • National Park
  • Winery

About Gooseberry Hill

  • Locality: Suburb
  • Gooseberry Hill Postcode: 6076
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Perth & surrounds
  • Latitude: -31.95576
  • Longitude: 116.04986
  • Elevation: 232m
  • Population: 3279
  • Median Income: $39000
  • Area (Sq/km): 8.307
  • Timezone: Australia/Perth

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Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


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