Discover Pinjarra

Pinjarra is full of surprises. With its glorious location on the banks of the Murray River and only a one-hour drive from Perth, it’s easy to visit for the day or an entire weekend. Come down for a festival, a country race day or escape the city to enjoy eclectic shopping, a foodie paradise and thriving art scene. However you plan your trip, immerse yourself and experience all this enchanting country town has to offer.

Walking in Pinjarra

What’s on in Pinjarra

Pinjarra is home to some of the region’s most unique festivals, so when you plan your visit be sure to check the calendar so you can make the most of your time there.

Max Pinjarra 7 April

The Max Pinjarra is an annual one-day car show held on Sir Ross McLarty Oval. It attracts over 200 entrants from across the metro and regional areas, and will have over 250 classic cars, hot rods, street machines, motorbikes and even vintage tractors on display.

The day promises to be fun for the whole family with a range of kids’ entertainment, market and trade stalls along with plenty of refreshments available for purchase. A shuttle bus will also be on hand to take people into town to wander around the streets and enjoy the local shopping and art scene.

Pinjarra Festival 1-2 June (WA Day Long Weekend)

The Pinjarra Festival is the Murray Region’s largest free community event. Held on the WA Day long weekend in June and hosted by the Edenvale Heritage Precinct, you’ll spend your weekend perusing over 100 market stalls and watching an exciting line-up of attractions and live acts. There will also be food trucks, free kids activities and amusements.

Pinjarra Races 24 March and 21 April

The historic Pinjarra Race Club first opened in 1891. Come along, get your best-dressed race gear on and enjoy a few punts while you relax in style in the air-conditioned restaurant and grandstand, or soak up the atmosphere on your picnic blanket under the trees of the expansive grassed areas. Hire a marquee with a group and make sure to pre-book a shuttle bus from Mandurah Station to fully enjoy your day.

Pinjarra Festival 2023

Pinjarra Festival

Things to Do in Pinjarra

Experience the country hospitality of Pinjarra locals. Here is a list of places you might like to check out.

Adventure & Attractions in Pinjarra
Ranger Reds Zoo & Conservation Park

Ranger Reds Zoo and Conservation Park is a privately owned zoo. They use hands-on experiences and encounters to educate visitors about our Australian native animals. The Tasmanian Devils are a main attraction, but you will also enjoy a large walk-through aviary filled with exotic birds and get up close with koalas, wombats, snakes, reptiles and many more amazing animals.

Enjoy a boating holiday with a Houseboat Hire.

With Mandurah Houseboats you will holiday in style. Each houseboat can host 2-10 guests and has a fully equipped kitchen, you don’t even need a skipper’s license to drive. Explore the beautiful Murray River and nearby Peel Inlet and drop your anchor at riverside restaurants and pubs for a relaxing lunch or just enjoy watching the sunset as you fish off your private deck.

Picnic at Cantwell Park

Grab picnic supplies from Kim’s Bakery or the Pinjarra Bakery and enjoy a lazy afternoon under the trees of Cantwell Park. Located on the banks of the Murray River, lush green space and an enormous adventure playground beckon the little ones while you relax.

Discover Pinjarra’s Shopping Precinct

The niche boutiques and eclectic shops of Pinjarra offer an old-meets-new fusion of discovery.

DD’s Fashions is Pinjarra’s longest-standing high-end boutique where you’ll discover that beautiful unique statement piece or accessory to take home.

Down the road, Westmoore Gifts will inspire you with its modern and designer home décor, clothing and accessories.

The Crosswalk is a lifestyle shop filled with objects designed to enhance the beauty of your living spaces, and it will delight you.

Ashdown & Webber is your eclectic brick-a brack shop. A beautiful combination of old and new, this shop is filled to the brim with treasures.

Shop for pre-loved bargain pieces at the Pinjarra Op Shop and Vinnies Op Shop before escaping into the world of fantasy and fiction at Little Mouse Bookstore & Exchange.

Blue Moon Collectables & Antiques is where you’ll step back in time while exploring an abundance of vintage treasures to take home.

Discover the creative heart of Pinjarra at Edenvale Heritage Precinct. The resident gallery sells one-of-a-kind gifts made by local artists, while the Nu Arts Collective celebrates artists from around the wider Western Australia area.

The Crosswalk Retail Store

The Crosswalk Retail Store

Dining Out in Pinjarra

Discover why Pinjarra is becoming the next foodie haven.

Café Cherie is a French café located on the outskirts of town. Sit on the deck under giant eucalypt trees then as the seasons change come indoors, taking comfort by the fireplace. You will be delighted by the French-inspired menu and beautiful French pastries, all made on premises.

Jarra Infusion is a whimsical wonderland and offers gluten-free, plant-based and paleo dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy the quirky gift shop then sit in the secret garden amongst the fluttering butterflies.

The Edenvale Heritage Tea Rooms are situated inside the gorgeous Edenvale Homestead. Its elegant atmosphere makes this a perfect spot for morning or afternoon tea, or perhaps a quiet lunch with friends. The food is wholesome and celebrates the heritage of this special location.

Kim’s Bakery is where you’ll discover hot takeout meals and pastry treats, while the Pinjarra Bakery is famous for its pies. They also have a fresh gelato selection, perfect for a special treat.

The Peel Produce Market is held in the morning of the fourth Sunday of the month in the town square. This is where local farmers, artisans and small businesses come together to showcase the best the region has to offer. Pick up your grocery supplies here for guaranteed freshness.

Dome Café is located on the edge of the town square and is where you’ll get all your espresso needs met. Let’s not forget they’re also famous for their Big Breakfast, Pancake Stack and all-day breakfast menu.

End your weekend in Pinjarra with a meal at the Ravenswood Hotel. Its idyllic location on the banks of the Murray River, relaxing atmosphere and great food will have you making plans for your next visit.

Discover Pinjarra’s Art & Culture Scene

The art scene in Pinjarra is thriving with local artists finding inspiration in the surrounding bushland. Come along and discover the unique creative spaces around town.

Binjareb Maar Art Installation

Located in the town square, the Binjareb Maar Art Installation is composed of five interpretive poles that tell stories of the past, present and future. Using a collaborative approach, works from a local art competition were combined to create this beautiful artwork.

Edenvale Heritage Precinct

This unique precinct is both a museum and the creative heart of Pinjarra. History adorns the building walls, while art galleries showcase local artists from around the region. Artists host workshops while the picturesque grounds are home to plein-air events throughout the year.

The Pinjarra Heritage Trail is a short 1.2km self-guided walk through town. It begins and ends at the Edenvale Heritage Precinct, and along the way, you’ll visit historical buildings and landmarks while learning stories from the past.

Edenvale Heritage Precinct

Edenvale Heritage Precinct