Things to do in Summer | Visit Mandurah & the Peel Region

Summer in Mandurah and the Peel Region

Whether you’re a beach bum, gourmet traveller or history buff, Mandurah and the Peel Region is best in summer.

 

Summer Air

 

Mandurah and the Peel Region is blessed with sunny weather, clear skies and some of WA’s best beaches. Canoe, kayak or cruise over the water and four-wheel drive across the sand. Play golf at world-class golf courses, or catch dinner like the locals at the many fishing and crabbing spots. Feel like more of a thrill? Fly through the air on an exhilarating Royal Aero Club scenic flight and get the ultimate view of our sunny state.

 

summer-air

 

Summer Action

Mandurah & Peel has plenty of fun activities to offer. Whether you prefer being on the water or dry land, check out what you could be doing right now, this weekend, or next month in the Peel Region.

 

JET SKIING

Zip along the estuary or take to the open ocean on a jet ski from Mandurah. Available for hire, this nautical adventure is great fun, and you can do it alone or with a friend and be joined by dolphins along the way!

Book now with the local operators Stag Watersports or Nautical Adventures.

Jetskiing-in-Mandurah

 

FLY THROUGH THE TREE TOPS ON A FLYING FOX

Located at Lane Poole Reserve Dwellingup, Trees Adventure is the closest Tree Top experience from Perth. Unleash your inner adventurer and take on over 80 challenges including over 1 km of flying foxes. The courses are built around the beautiful pine and jarrah trees of Nanga Mill Campground, with exhilirating views as you flying fox through the treetops or quickly stop to catch your breath in the middle of one of our suspended bridges! There is even an airborne skateboard!

Trees-Adventure-Dwellinup

 

CANOEING & KAYAKING

For a more peaceful ride in the water, meander your way along the Murray River in Dwellingup (Shire of Murray) in a canoe or kayak. Grab a paddle and explore the beautiful untouched nature at Lane Poole Reserve.

Hire your canoe or kayak with the local operator Dwellingup Adventures.

Lane-Poole-Reserve-Dwellingup

 

FLYBOARDING

Flyboarding, the newest extreme water sport that has recently made the whole world go mental for, can be experienced in Mandurah! It uses the propulsion from a jet ski pushing water into a 45ft hose and out through a board strapped to your feet.

Experience the weightlessness of flyboarding in Mandurah. Feel the power of the jets as you shoot towards the sun and see what you can do in mid-air! With a safety crew to fit you in, the ride is more comfortable than you’d expect, so you can really enjoy it! Experience extreme fun with JetXtreme.

Flyboarding-in-Mandurah

 

BEACH 4-WHEEL-DRIVING

On dry land, jump in a 4WD and cruise along the Peel Region’s most beautiful beaches. Drive on 20km of sand from Preston Beach to Whitehills Beach, or journey up to Tim's Thicket, the closest 4WD beach to Perth with golden sands.

Beach-4WD-in-Mandurah-and-Peel

 

MOUNTAIN BIKING

With plenty of off-road trails and country tracks, you can go mountain biking throughout the whole of the Peel Region. Check out the Munda Biddi Trail, the world's longest off-road cycle trail. Explore over 1,000 km of cycling heaven. As well as passing through magnificent Lane Poole Reserve with its swimming, camping and canoeing opportunities, the trail also takes you through the historic timber towns of Jarrahdale and Dwellingup.

If you are a beginner, Langford Park is a great alternative. Just outside of Jarrahdale, Langford Park is a popular mountain biking destination for beginners and advanced riders alike due to the gradual hills and fast, flowing singletrack.

From the forest and gradual hills to the thrombolites and beautiful lakes in Yalgorup National Park, you can cycle around and enjoy the breath-taking scenery that surrounds you.

 Mountain-biking-in-Dwellingup

 

 

Art, History and Culture

Outdoor adventures not your thing? Mandurah and the Peel region maintains heritage-listed buildings and cultural artifacts, while supporting up and coming creatives. Learn more about our state’s history by walking one of the region’s heritage trails or mosey through a museum. View local art at one of the region’s art galleries, or take one of the Mandurah art trails, guiding you to hidden artworks. For a night out, check out Mandurah Performing Arts Centre for theatre, dance and music performances throughout summer. 

 

Wine and Dine

From award-winning seafood to quality wine, Mandurah & the Peel Region will meet your culinary desires. Take a quick trip to Millbrook Winery at Chestnut Farm in Jarrahdale to devour a seasonal meal using fresh produce grown on site. During summer there’s nothing better than dining alfresco-style and taking in the spectacular view over Mandurah’s estuary. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, cheese expert or chocoholic, a great way to sample the region’s delicious produce is on a tour. Mandurah Wine Tours & Charters will happily design a tour that caters to your taste.

Millbrook-Winery-Jarrahdale-couple

 

Find more ideas and inspiration on www.visitpeel.com.au

 

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