Only an hours drive from the Perth CBD, pristine beaches, unspoilt lakes on the coast, fertile farmlands and peaceful jarrah forests on the scarp await you at Waroona. The Shire of Waroona stretches from ‘sea to scarp’ – the Indian Ocean to the Darling Range, and incorporates the localities of Waroona, Hamel, Preston Beach and Lake Clifton. Enjoy a country day trip or stay locally to explore this friendly and interesting region. Country hospitality and nature at its best, the town of Waroona is RV (Recreational Vehicle) friendly with a wide range of services and dining and accommodation options.
Pop into the Waroona Visitor Centre and chat with the helpful staff when you arrive, or contact them before you leave so they can help you plan your day in their lovely town. The visitor centre is adjacent to the forest of heritage bush poles and houses an art and craft gallery, has visitor, tourism and community information, a travellers library, disabled access and toilet facilities, (during opening hours). The Waroona Visitor Centre is open seven days a week (except Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.) from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
Visit and explore some of the local attractions such as the recreation dams – Waroona and Drakesbrook – Preston Beach, Lane Pool Reserve, Heritage Art Poles, Heritage Walk Trails, the Munda Biddi Trail, Hamel Wetlands Trail, Thrombolities, Drakesbrook Place (Local Artwork), Centennial Park (Memorial of the Old Drakesbrook School), Yalgorup National Park and Bush Poles and Postie Poles at Preston Beach.
Learn about the local industries such as dairy, timber, tourism, vegetables, forestry, beef, sheep, engineering and mining.
Waroona also holds a series of events throughout the year, such as the Farmers and Craft Markets, (first Sunday each month), Agricultural Show (6/10/2018), Vintage Machinery Gallery (21/10/2018), Quilting Exhibition (all October 2018) and the All Australian Car day (14/4/2019).