Perth's Valley of Taste
Discover the rich fusion of award-winning wineries, fine food, fascinating history, amazing art and lively events set against the stunning scenery of Western Australia's Swan Valley. Best of all, it’s just a 25 minute drive from the Perth city centre and less than 10 minutes from the Perth domestic airport.
A great way to experience the region’s wonders is to follow the award-winning Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail – a scenic loop taking in some of Western Australia’s finest wineries, breweries, distilleries, restaurants, cafés, arts and crafts and fresh produce. Take a look at our maps and brochures page to download or order your Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail map, or to discover other maps of the region.
The Swan Valley is conveniently open seven days a week, all year round.
Many of our local businesses are small to medium sized and often owner-operated establishments. Opening days and times do vary from business to business and some operate on a seasonal basis. Rest assured there is always something exciting to discover in the Swan Valley whenever you visit.
Swan Valley Visitor Centre
The Swan Valley Visitor Centre is your one-stop-shop for everything in and around the Valley. Keep up to date with the latest Swan Valley news by subscribing to our e-newsletter or visit the Centre to book accommodation and tours, pick up maps and information brochures, take a step back in time with our interpretive history display and find out all you need to know and everything you can see and do in this entertaining and relaxing region of Western Australia (WA).
As well as holding the title as the state’s oldest wine growing region, the Swan Valley is home to many of WA's award-winning wineries.
Notable wine varieties range from speciality whites such as Verdelho, full-bodied reds and some of the world’s finest fortifieds. Discover more about the Swan Valley’s wine offerings in our wine section.
Breweries and distilleries
Today the Valley is just as much about award-winning beers and spirits as it is about premium wines. Now you can taste the produce of two distilleries and five boutique beer outlets. See the Breweries and Distilleries page for more details.
Fascinating heritage and family fun
Head into Guildford and you’ll discover an impressive array of beautifully restored heritage buildings and historic attractions, offering an engaging insight into the early settlement and colonial history of WA and the Swan Valley.
Venture beyond the wineries and discover some of the region’s other great attractions, from wildlife parks to picturesque picnic spots and nature trails.
Festivals and events
Experience the Valley at its most vibrant by joining in the fun at one of the many festivals and events, from the famous Swan Valley Wine Show to the thrill of WA’s big river event, the Avon Descent. See what’s on in the Swan Valley this month.
Planning your own event in and around Perth? Search our attractions and experiences section to find the perfect Swan Valley venue for your special occasion.