Bridgetown Experiences

 

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Bridgetown has lots of activities and things to do, the below activities are great for families, couples and groups small or large.

Secret Picnic

Take an interactive tour around Bridgetown! Starting at the Rabbit Hole, you will be given a picnic basket and a series of clues to guide you to each destination, where you will gather the supplies for your sumptuous and local picnic, all whilst learning about our town, its people and places. Once all the ingredients are found follow the final clue to a beautiful secret picnic spot!

$50/head and vouchers available if you’d like to gift the experience.

Details

Begin your tour and pick up your basket at The Rabbit Hole, 87 Hampton St. You can start at whatever time suits you, tour takes approximately 2-3 hours.

$50 per person, groups of 2-6 people is best.

Bridgetown Golf Club Mini Golf

Fun for all the family at Bridgetown Golf Club’s Mini Golf course affectionately named Jean’s Garden in honour of a treasured member. This delightful country course is situated just a few minutes north of the town site and is approached via the turn off on Hester Hill. Affordable and fun for all ages.

Details

$5 per person, includes equipment

Located at the Bridgetown Golf Club

2D Insta Photobooth

Visit this wacky 2D cartoon world with loads of options and kooky props for insta-worthy pics. We’re down The Rabbit Hole in creative Bridgetown. Follow us on Instagram @2dinstabooth.

Details

$5 entry fee per visitor

Open Tues to Sun 10am – 3pm

Located at The Rabit Hole, 87 Hampton St.

Bridgetown Repertory Theatre

Bridgetown Repertory Theatre was first formed in 1932 and has been continuously active since then  – even during World War 2. This makes the theatre unique in WA and possibly Australia.

The active club presents 4 productions a year, always culminating in the Christmas Panto for the festive season. Check out the Events page to see if a production coincides with your next visit to Bridgetown.

www.bridgetownrepertoryclub.com.au

Details

Find upcoming shows on our Events page

185 Hampton St Bridgetown

Phone: 0417 174 103

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Sunnyhurst Wines

Sunnyhurst Winery produces boutique quality wines, hand-picked and hand-made. The walk-in cellar door offers tastings in a peaceful setting.

Customers are welcome to wander the lush gardens to conclude their visit.

Details

Thursday to Sunday 11am to 5pm

0429 184 620 or 0437 846 610 

16 Doust Street, Bridgetown

Bridgetown History Walk

Feel history come alive with a walk into the past lives of early Bridgetown – the only Heritage Listed town in the South West! The tour begins and ends at The Police Station Museum, 148 Hampton St, Bridgetown. The walk is 1.7 km, mostly flat and free entry into the museum is included in the tour.

Details

$15 adults and $7.50 children

Tours run Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun – 11am-12:30pm
Click Book Now to reserve your date.

Bridgetown Historical Society's Ghost Walk

Join Bridgetown Historical Society on a guided night walk through the streets of Bridgetown where you will encounter characters from the past who have a tale to tell. You will learn something of the town’s history, its early settlers and some strange happenings.

The tour will last for approx. 1 hour and is children friendly. Tea and coffee are included at the end of the tour. Please bring warm clothing, good footwear and torches. The tour will still operate in light rain, if so bring a brolly.

All ghost walks will start at 7pm at the Bridgetown Police Station Museum, 148 Hampton Street Bridgetown.

Details

Cost is $10 per adult, $5 per child.

Winter tour dates:

Saturdays- 26 June, 10 July, 17 July and 7 August.

Click Book Now to reserve your date.

Canoe Hire on the Blackwood

What better way to explore the beauty of the Blackwood River than a leisurely paddle down its calm waters in a canoe.  The Blackwood River is the largest river in the south-west starting near Wagin and makes its way to Augusta. There are plenty of birds around the river so why not see how many you can spot along the way. (Download the local Bird Watching Guide here) Easy parking, easy launching and a serene way to spend an hour or two. Finish up with a byo picnic in the River Park and that’s a perfect day!

Details

canoe hire per hour:

$20 single / $30 double

Pick up at the Bridgetown Caravan Park, 24431 S Western Hwy

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Lucieville Farm & Chalets

Horse Riding – $50 per saddle up

We offer escorted rides on quiet and well trained horses that guests can take out on an escorted trail ride through the nearby forest. The trail rides go for approximately 1 hour. To participate in our trail rides you must be at least ten years old.

Alternatively we offer quiet horses that you can lead around our farm or through the forest with your children under 10 years of age.

Farm Animal Feeding – $5 each

Every day at 9:00am we feed our animals. Which types of animals we have to feed  and what babies we are caring for at the time, depends on the season. Some of the different types of animals are calves, lambs, rabbits, guinea pigs, goats, emus, chooks, turkeys and pigs.

Have a go at hand milking a cow (in season) and then see how easy and quick it is using a milking machine. Animal feeding takes around an hour to complete and takes place every day of the year

We also offer accomodation in our comfortable chalets or cottage to unwind in the fresh air while surrounded by nature.

Details

For bookings call 97611733

8:30 am-6 pm

25115 South West Hwy, Glenlynn. 8km South of Bridgetown on the left-hand side

Bridgetown Art Trail

Bridgetown has long provided both a home and a haven to artists and creators of all types. The Bridgetown Art Trail was conceived with the goal of bringing the art created in our community to the public. Existing art pieces have been joined by new installations, creating a trail of artworks along a 4 kilometre stretch of Bridgetown’s streets. Download the booklet to aid in finding, interpreting and enjoying the exhibits along the way!

Stop by the Rabbit Hole to pick up a Spy Kit for the kids- spy mission incorporates several of the art trail stops, see listing below. And if you are in Greenbushes, lookout for their art trail too!

Details

This is a free self-guided tour

You can begin the walk wherever you choose, click the button below to download the booklet which includes a map of art sites through Bridgetown.

Kids Spy Mission on the Art Trail

Go down the Rabbit Hole, (Lower level 87 Hampton St) for young wannabe spies to collect their Spy Pack.  Inside each pack is your mission (should you choose to accept it!), a code breaker, your own magic glasses and everything you will need to complete this important mission to help the world!

This great family activity for kids 6 to adult takes you to several of the townsite’s art trail locations. and is an easy, hour or so walk.

Details

Spy packs are $10, available to pick from 10-1pm Tuesday to Sunday.

Can be paid for in advance via the link below. Please save your email receipt and provide at time of pickup.

Bridgetown Police Station Museum

The Bridgetown Police Station Museum is a key character in the town’s past. Built in 1880, the building stayed in official use until 1973 and is now a fascinating state of the art museum showcasing it’s days as a gaol and policing outpost. Experience for yourself one of the tiny, harsh original cells and get an insight into the life of the district.

Keep an eye out too for details of the seasonal night Ghost Walks through the town!
Details

Entry, $2.00 

Saturdays 10am to 2pm or happily by appointment by calling 0487 592 704.

 

148 Hampton St, Bridgetown

Brierley Jigsaw Gallery

Tucked away in the Visitors Centre is the unique Brierley Jigsaw Gallery – a unique puzzle lovers treasury of jigsaws of all kinds from all corners of the world.

Housing the world’s smallest wooden jigsaw and the world’s largest (2017) you can enjoy puzzles on show and get interactive at the puzzle tables. 

Details

Entry is $2, pay upon arrival, 154 Hampton St

Opening hours 10am to 4 pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 1 pm Saturday and Sunday.

Bridgetown Walking & Hiking Trails

Bridgetown has plenty of great walking and hiking trails nearby. Whatever your ability there are beautiful bush trails throughout the area. Along the trails you likely spot plenty of native birds, why not download the local Bird Watching Guide here and try to spot a few as you walk!

Details

This is a free activity

Bridgetown Markets

Bridgetown River Park  fortnightly Markets boast an eclectic and effervescent mix of stallholders, with a vibrant mix of fresh fruit and vegetables, locally-made produce, local arts and crafts, clothing, jewellery and collectables as well as car boot sales offering all and sundry.
Bridgetown River Park Community Markets run fortnightly starting Jan 10th 2021, every 2nd Sunday morning from 7.00am – 12.00pm.
Visit them on Facebook here: Bridgetown River Markets
Details

This is a free activity

Location: River Park

Surrounding Areas

Browse accommodation options in the areas surrounding Bridgetown. 

Maranup Ford Caravan Park is a great place to stay near Bridgetown if you are looking for powered or unpowered caravan accomodation.

Donnelly River Village

Donnelly River 
Nestled in the heart of the Karri forests, tranquil Donnelly River Village is a wonderful day trip from Bridgetown. 

Get up close and personal with our friendly wildlife, pat and feed the kangaroos and emus! Other onsite activities include beautiful walks, a heritage museum, court sports, swimming, picnic areas, playground and games room. 

The village also has a cafe, general store and accommodation options available.

Details

Opening Hours:

8.30 am - 5pm 7 days a week

Phone: 9772 1244

920 Sears Road Donnelly River 

One of the most fun things to do in Bridgetown is the Linga Longa Mountain Bike Park and Events Estate

Linga Longa Estate Wedding/Events Venue and Mountain Bike Park

Balingup
Our privately owned property is the ideal place for a relaxed destination camping wedding.
Linga Longa is also home to the world-class Linga Longa Mountain Bike Park.
For more info and dates of our bike events see our website, www.lingalongaestate.com
Details
Phone: 0419 936 525
Opening hours by appointment only or advertised event
Lot 945 Southampton Rd. Balingup
Sacred Space Studio and Gallery Greenbushes WA

Greenbushes Discovery Centre

Greenbushes 
The Greenbushes Discovery Centre provides a fascinating insight into the natural and cultural environment of the south west.

The Centre is open for ad hoc tours or group tours, by prior arrangement, and provides a comfortable and relaxing venue for tour groups to stop and allow travellers to stretch their legs.

Discovery Centre Website

Details
Opening Hours:
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm or by prior arrangement.
Phone: (08) 9764 3883
38 Blackwood Road in Greenbushes
Sacred Space Studio and Gallery Greenbushes WA

Greenbushes Pool

Greenbushes 

A large natural water body in a bushland setting on Spring Gully Road. Great picnic area, including gazebo and BBQ, with children’s play area and toilets.

A boardwalk and gravel walk trail is provided around the perimeter of the pool, with interpretive signage. 

Details
Spring Gully Road, Greenbushes
Sacred Space Studio and Gallery Greenbushes WA

Mine Lookout

Greenbushes 
The Public Mine Lookout gives a birds-eye-view of the Greenbushes lithium operations and is popular with the local community and visitors. It overlooks the Cornwall Pit where tantalum ore was extracted in open-cut mining until 2003.

 The lookout is one of the few opportunities in Western Australia for the public to view an operational mine site.

Details

Open Daily 8am – 5pm

Ample parking and toilet facilities are available. No entry fee.

The lookout is situated at the south end of Telluride Street, Greenbushes. 

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