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Best Things to Do in Spring in Western Australia

Social & Networking
7th September 2022 StudyPerth
Social & Networking
7th September 2022 StudyPerth

Spring has sprung!

This season, we're looking forward to warm sunny skies, beautiful blooms and wildflowers on the roadside. Without further ado, here are some of the best places to visit during spring in Western Australia, which are sure to keep you in awe this September.

So read on, text your friends and start planning your calendar.


Marvel at the springtime blooms

Western Australia is well known as the 'Wildflower State', being home to more than 12,000 species of wildflowers – with more than half of them native to our wonderful State.

Here are our recommendations to catch WA's colourful spring scenery:

Everlasting Kings Park Festival

The Everlasting Kings Park Festival is back to celebrate the extraordinary diversity and beauty of Western Australia’s famous wildflowers!

A pink field of everlastings is only the start of the stunning show of flora in the Western Australian Botanic Garden in September. Take part in dozens of fabulous workshops, tours, art displays, guided walks and family activities while wandering through the colourful grounds. Plus, there are Instagrammable spots around every corner.

Date: 16 – 30 September

Cost: Free

S&R Blossom Festival

Enjoy the magical blossoms, take in the fragrantly sweet fresh air, and pose for those ever-so-popular photos amongst the flowering trees!

The orchard is situated just 30 minutes drive from Perth's CBD, in the beautiful hills. Bring your friends,  picnic basket and enjoy a day out on the relaxing orchard with plenty of activities including tractor rides, an animal farm, ferris wheel, bouncy castle and food vans.

Date: 5 – 26 September 

Cost: $12 

It's Yates Springtime Tulip Festival

Admire the kaleidoscope of colour in the form of over 120,000 tulips, and 36,000 spring blooms. The much-anticipated annual tulip festival features internationally recognised Camellias, Azaleas, and Grand Magnolia trees. These are just some of the beautiful blooms you will spot against the backdrop of a stunning bushland setting.

Date: Until the end of September

Cost: $20

York Canola Fields (PetTeet Park)

Canola is now in flower across the Avon Valley. Large flowering areas can be observed on Great Southern Highway (The Lakes to York), Spencers Brook Road, York to Northam Road and in some sections to the East of York.

Pet Teet Park, in particular, offers visitors Canola fields that can be walked through and will be open every weekend until flowering finishes (pending weather conditions).

Date: September

Cost: $15

Taste the flavours of spring

Consider yourself more of a foodie? 

If so, it's the perfect time to catch up with friends in a beautiful cafe, feel the spring sun radiating and enjoy a quiet afternoon tea.

Check out our best afternoon/high tea recommendations:

If you do end up trying these lovely springtime activities, be sure to tag us at @StudyPerth and hashtag #StudyPerth so can see your happy snaps!