Who doesn’t like going for a Sunday drive? The Chittering region has a variety of scenic drives & wildflowers allowing you to immerse yourself in the regions natural beauty. It is a great way to get the family out of the house and explore, especially beautiful through the cooler months – ideal weather for hot pies and perfectly roasted coffee.

Tourist Drive 359 runs from Bullsbrook through the Chittering Valley and joins back onto the Great Northern Hwy just before the township of Bindoon.

Other great scenic drives are along Pioneer Drive for a beautiful view over Bindoon; through the hills of Mooliabeenee – along Wells Glover Road and Mooliabeenee Rds; Bindoon to Toodyay – along Julimar Road and coming back on Dewars Pool Road; Bindoon Moora Road from Bindoon to Wannamal.

For Wildflowers (July – October):

  • Wannamal Rest Area
  • Wannamal West Road
  • Julimar Road
  • Dewars Pool Road
  • Reserve Road
  • Bindoon Moora Road to Wannamal, including the Wannamal Rest Area
  • Djidi-Djidi Ridge Ridge on Chittering Road
  • Rica Erickson Reserve on Calingiri Road.
  • The southern section of Udamung Reserve on the corner of Great Northern Highway & Hay Flat Road
  • Spillman Road, this is a Flora Road off Great Northern Highway
  • Blue Plains Road, this is a Flora Road off Great Northern Highway
  • Maddern North Road
  • North Road, Hay Flat and Waldeck East Road in Wannamal
  • Spillman Road, this is a Flora Road off Great Northern Highway
  • Ghost Gum Reserve off Ghost Gum Ridge in Chittering Rise Estate. You can walk along the strategic firebreak from there towards Great Northern Highway to access Barracca Nature Reserve
  • Harris Reserve on Muchea East Road. Just on the Muchea side of Harris Road. Flowers visible in front of the fence setback from the road as well as walking up the firebreaks to the back section.

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Wildflower Hotspots

Just a one hour drive from Perth you can quite easily spend a day in the Shire of Chittering spotting wildflowers during Spring and early Summer.

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