Explore the Coast and Countryside from Moore River to Gingin.

The Gingin and Moore River Region is a beautiful area just an hour's drive north of Perth City following the coast or heading off on the Great Northern Highway.

Things To do in Moore River and Gingin

  • Enjoy the great outdoors and paddle along the Moore River.
  • Windsurf, dive, snorkel, swim or surf in the crystal clear waters.
  • Sample award winning wines at one of the region's many wineries.
  • Enjoy the fresh local produce including seafood, olives, citrus fruit and honey.
  • Meander along the many walking trails throughout the region.
  • Discover unique and interesting local arts and crafts.
  • Take a relaxing drive through the picturesque countryside.
  • During spring view beautiful wildflowers throughout the region. 

Moore River

Start your explorations on the coast at Guilderton which boasts an idyllic coastal setting and is situated on the banks of the Moore River. There are many walking trails in and around Moore River which allow visitors to relish nature at its best. Swimming, kayaking, canoeing and cruising along the fertile river are also high on the agenda for holiday makers. A boardwalk allows visitors to appreciate the many species of birds and the surrounding area offers a great place to relax and have a picnic.

Fishing is a popular past time in the Moore River region and you can fish either in the river itself or off the coast in spots like Ledge Point, Caraban and Quinns Rocks. If you want to stay a few days, visitors can book into a beach house in the area and really make the most of the activities on offer.

Gingin

Venturing inland from the coast along Gingin Brook Road you'll discover the small town of Gingin. Along the way stop at one of the charming restaurants or cafes nestled amid sparwling cottage gardens where you can sample fresh produce including citrus fruit, honey, olives and wine. 

During spring the whole region is a great location to view wildflowers which you'll find along the roads and throughout the natural bushland. The region is also the starting point for WA's newest road - the Indian Ocean Drive - where you can explore the coastline all the way north from Lancelin through to Jurien.

Visit Moore River and Gingin

  • Stargazing and astronomy adventures await you at Stargazers Club WA. The Club welcomes non-members and visitors from out of town to their regular...
  • The Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory makes science fun. Come and explore. The Discovery and Innovation Galleries These Galleries feature...
  • Gingin Visitor Centre is located in picturesque Gingin - the heart of the Moore River Region. In a comfortable, well equipped, centrally located hub...
  • Back to Nature Caravan Park was opened in July 2011. The Park is situated on Cowalla Road in West Gingin, just over an hours drive from the metro area...
  • From single & multi-day hikes including Bibbulmun track, Cape to Cape and Camino Salvado, to fishing, 4WDriving, horse riding, cycling, yoga retreats...

Explore the Perth Beaches

The Sunset Coast is home to some of Perth’s best beaches. Relax on the sand or enjoy a dip in the crisp Indian Ocean.

Lancelin Ocean Classic, Lancelin

Lancelin

Travel an hour and a half north of Perth City and you'll find the small beach side town of Lancelin where you can tackle the mighty sand dunes or try a number of watersports.

Moore River, Perth Beaches

Moore River and Gingin

The stretch of countryside Moore River to Gingin is an appealing place to explore. Start your explorations on the coast at Guilderton which boasts an idyllic coastal setting and is situated on the banks of the languid Moore River.

Yanchep National Park, Perth Beaches

Yanchep

Visit one of Australia's largest koala colonies and learn about ancient Aboriginal culture at Yanchep National Park within the City of Wanneroo. 

Hillary Boat Harbour, Perth Beaches

Hillarys

Hillarys, within the City of Joondalup, is home to Hillarys Boat Harbour where you'll find resort style shopping, an excellent selection of cafes, restaurants and attractions, and a ferry to Rottnest Island.

Surfing Scarborough Beach, Perth Beaches

Scarborough

Scarborough, within the City of Stirling, is a popular beach with locals and an ideal location to stay. It boats a fantastic swimming and surfing beach, entertainment and dining.

Surfing at Cottesloe Beach, Perth Beaches

Cottesloe

With sloping grassy banks and huge Norfolk pines, Cottesloe is not only home to one of Perth's most famous beaches, but also has pubs, cafes, cool bars and restaurants with ocean views.

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