Browse fun things to do in Bridgetown!
Bridgetown has lots of activities and things to do, the below activities are great for families, couples and groups small or large.
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!
This is a free activity
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.
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
This beautiful little mini golf course was completely destroyed in the recent Bridgetown fire along with the entire Club House. Bridgetown Discovery would like to help rebuild the Mini Golf Course with your help. We invite you to click the Book Now button below. All $5 “bookings” will be sent direct to the Bridgetown Golf Club for the purpose of rebuilding the Mini Golf Course. Other appeals are in place for the Club House itself. Thank you for your kind donations.
$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 and a great souvenir of your visit to Bridgetown. We’re outside FATS. Pay to enter inside FATS.
$5 entry fee per visitor
Open Tues to Sun 10am – 3pm
Located at The Rabit Hole, 87 Hampton St.
Good old fashioned interactive fun for all ages. Not only fun but a great way to exercise to music in a disco environment!
Bridgetown Recreation Centre, 85 Steere St.
Every Friday 6pm – 9pm
$10 entry, $5 quad hire
Sundays Fortnightly 10am – 12pm
$7 entry, $5 quad hire
Join us for school holidays as well!
BYO skates welcome
*Children 12 and under require adult supervision.
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.
Find upcoming shows on our Events page
185 Hampton St Bridgetown
Phone: 0417 174 103
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.
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.
$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.
Cost is $10 per adult, $5 per child.
Winter tour dates:
1st & 2nd July, 8th & 9th July.
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!
canoe hire per hour:
$20 single / $30 double
Pick up at the Bridgetown Caravan Park, 24431 S Western Hwy
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 has several local playgrounds for children, a skate park and outdoor exercise equipment.
Blackwood River Park, 4 Hampton St
Memorial Park Playground, Main St
Somme Creek exercise equipment, at the back of the library
Bridgetown Skatepark, Steere St, near the library
This is a free activity
Location: River Park
Browse accommodation options in the areas surrounding Bridgetown.
Donnelly River Village
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.
8.30 am - 5pm 7 days a week
Phone: 9772 1244
920 Sears Road Donnelly River
Linga Longa Estate Wedding/Events Venue and Mountain Bike Park
Greenbushes Discovery Centre
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.
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.
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.
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.