Iconic Swan Valley

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Fancy a visit to the Swan Valley with only half a day to spare? This itinerary is a great guide for checking out some of the iconic and picturesque spots while tasting the best of what the Swan Valley has to offer.

Time allocation: 4 hours

Note: Business times and days may vary please check before visiting.


Step 1.9.30am:  Whistlers Chocolate Company

Start with a coffee stop at Western Australia's oldest chocolatier to fuel up for the day. Browse their beautiful chocolate displays and huge range of handmade chocolates from classic favourites such as rocky road and coconut rough, to crunchy peanut brittle and adorable chocolate quokkas. This is also the perfect opportunity to pick up some sweet snacks for the road.


Step 2.10.00am: The House of Honey

Head five minutes north to the award-winning House of Honey, a long time family-run business that's always buzzing with activity. Discover and taste their delicious raw honey varieties and browse the beautiful honey and beeswax products. Head into their Meadery to sample wine made from honey - ranging from full-bodied to light and airy varieties. Settle in for a light morning tea in the Sticky Spoon Cafe to work up your appetite before lunch - we recommend the Devonshire Tea.


Step 3.11.00am: Old Young's Distillery

A visit to the Swan Valley wouldn't be complete without sampling a brand that has been making waves in the global gin scene. Head on over to the tasting room to sample the award-winning range of spirits including the highly acclaimed 1829 Gin and the popular Pavlova Vodka. After you've discovered your favourite pick up a bottle or a multi gift pack to take home before heading to lunch.


Step 4.12.00pm: Sandalford Wines

A truly iconic activity in the Swan Valley is a long lunch at a winery. Roll into the picturesque Sandalford Wines, one of Western Australia's oldest, largest and most distinguished producers of premium wine. After you've taken in the vineyard views head on over to the tasting room for a wine tasting. Once you've awoken your palette head on over to the restaurant for lunch where you'll discover a menu of Australian and contemporary Italian cuisine. Choose from a variety of seasonal dishes featuring hand-rolled pasta, wood-fired pizza and other artisanal delights.


Step 5.Bonus stop: Caversham Wildlife Park

If you're an animal lover and have a little bit of extra time up your sleeve after lunch, why not take the opportunity to meet some iconic Australian wildlife? Caversham Wildlife Park is home to around 200 species of fauna offering visitors plenty of opportunities to get up, close and personal including hand-feeding kangaroos, meeting koalas and wombats and even milking a cow.


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