Things to do

THINGS TO DO

Boutique Wineries.
Festivals. Adventure.

When it comes to things to do, few realise Donnybrook is home to award-winning boutique wineries and gold plate restaurants.  Add festival events, heritage trails, arts & crafts, fresh produce and world-class scenic drives and Donnybrook will have you coming back for more.

‘Stayed the Easter long weekend for the Apple Festival. The hospitality and atmosphere were brilliant.’

List Of Things To Do

The Donnybrook region offers a host of fun for singles, families and adventurers.

 

Shopping Convenience

      • Supermarket (walking distance)
      • Cafes (walking distance)
      • Fresh produce stores
      • Fresh fruit sales direct from orchards (a short drive)

Eating Out

 

Family Fun

      • Apple Fun Park (the non-iPhone kind)
        Let the kids jump, run and play. While Donnybrook is famous for its eating apples, the Apple Fun Park is the largest free entry community-owned playground in Australia. Features BBQ facilities, toilets, ample parking and shaded picnic tables. Open day and night. More.
        Visit: https://www.donnybrook-balingup.wa.gov.au/explore/things-to-do/apple-fun-park.aspx
      • Gnomesville (30-mins drive)
        This is the perfect social media moment for adults and kids alike. Hundred of tiny gnomes from around the world gathered here—each with a story. Read more.
        Visit: https://www.gnomesville.com.au/
      • Golden Valley Tree Park (25-mins drive)
        Experience the sixty hectares of landscaped parklands set in the picturesque hills of Balingup. Marvel at the variety of rare and unusual Australian trees—all with labels. Dogs permitted. No camping. More
        Visit: http://www.goldenvalleytreepark.org.au/

Fitness, Bushwalking & Mountain Bike Fun

Wineries & Restaurants

Donnybrook, once renowned as WA’s premier apple-growing region, is rapidly establishing a reputation as the vibrant new viticultural scene. Discover why.

Markets

      • Donnybrook Station Markets
        Every 3rd Saturday (9 am -1 pm). Come join the lively atmosphere and sample local farm-fresh fruit, veggies and produce. Enjoy local arts and crafts and explore a host of other market treasures while live music keeps the beat. Visit: https://www.donnybrookwa.com.au/events.php
      • Donnybrook Artisans
        86 South Western Highway, Donnybrook. Find them on Facebook.

Local Festivals

Book & save at festival times. We’d love to see you.

      • Apple Festival (Easter Break)
        With entertainment across two massive stages, an enormous produce tent, wine tasting, sideshow alley, and free entertainment for the kids, the Donnybrook Apple Festival is a perfect excuse for an Easter Break getaway. Visit: https://donnybrookapplefestival.com.au/
      • Donnybrook Food and Wine Festival (November)
        Join in the celebrations and toast the region’s vibrant food and wine culture. Free entry. More.
        Visit: https://www.donnybrookfoodandwinefest.com.au/

Half-Day Trips

      • Busselton (45-mins drive)
        Have a picnic on the world-class foreshore, walk under the sea, or stroll the world-famous Busselton Jetty. Visit: https://www.margaretriverwesternaustralia.com.au/locations/busselton-western-australia
      • Ferguson Valley (20-mins drive)
        Whether you’re looking for an adventure, a chance to get back to nature or want the illusion that you’ve stepped into Tuscan wine country, you’ll love a trip to the Ferguson Valley. Visit: https://fergusonvalley.net.au/
      • Balingup (20-mins drive)
        If you love exploring picturesque village-like towns with quirky personalities, Balingup is a must-see. Add to this magnificent forest scenery, rolling hills and the Blackwood River, and you’ll be experiencing one of WA’s premier tourist drives.Visit: https://balinguptourism.com.au/attractions/

More Attractions

Location

26/28 South Western Highway, Donnybrook WA 6239

Phone

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