Home to rich agricultural lands renowned for producing the highest quality grains, meats, wool and more recently, emerging as sought after wine-growing country, Marradong has plenty to offer in the way of epicurean delights. Find out more about Marradong Country towns and attractions here, or check out the 2 day itinerary below.
Day 1: Perth - Wandering - Williams - Quindanning
(226 kilometres/2.5 hours)
Head through premium wine growing country to Wandering, home to Tanglefoot Wines and Hotham Ridge Organic Wines. Enjoy wine tasting paired with accompaniments at Tanglefoot Wines before driving to Williams Woolshed to relax and indulge in a long, leisurely lunch followed by some shopping to update your wardrobe and pantry with some local preserves from The Larder and woollen apparel from the Woolstation.
Discover the story of wool from the sheeps’ back to yours in the Shearer’s Yarn Museum then take the children across to the Williams Lions Park to run off any excess energy. Via picturesque farmland, make your way towards Quindanning and enjoy an afternoon of delicious chef-prepared offerings and regional wine in the gardens of the historic Quindanning Hotel.
Accommodation options: Farm stays and cottages, outback pubs, caravan parks, bed and breakfast
Day 2: Quindanning - Boddington - Perth
(161 kilometres/2 hours)
Head to Boddington where you’ll discover the area’s industry, history and culture at the interpretive centre, why not book a mine tour to view one of the largest open cut mine in the southern hemisphere!
Appreciate the delicious coffee and home-made morning tea in one of the many cafés in Boddington followed by a visit to the Arts Council. If you need a quick rest stop before embarking on your journey back to Perth, stop off for a quick coffee and something yummy from the bakery at Riverside Roadhouse on the Albany Highway.
Driving times and distances intended as a guide only and may vary depending on exact route taken. Accommodation options are indicative as to what is available in the area.
Looking for other road trips from Perth? Find out more information on other road trips from Perth and around Australia’s Golden Outback.