Western Australia's apple capital of Donnybrook invites you to discover an abundance of fresh local produce, Australia's biggest free entry fun park and its lovingly restored heritage architecture.[Click for full map view]
Just two hours and 15 minutes by road south of Perth, this charming south west town offers scenic drives perfect for a daytrip from the city, a stopover on your down south tour, or your base for a blissful country break.
Take to the streets around Donnybrook and beyond where you'll find quaint roadside stalls laden with the freshest of local fruits and farm vegetables and a dazzling display of apple and cherry blossoms during spring.
A short drive north brings you to the Ferguson Valley offering the best of nature's beauty, award winning wineries, fine eateries and boutique breweries. Walking and cycling trails abound, and nearby Gnomesville is home to over 3,000 gnomes of all shapes and sizes.
Return to Donnybrook for a visit to the local cider factory steeped in gold rush history, and wash down a bite to eat with the sweet fruity drink it's revered for.
Built from the ground up by locals, the Donnybrook Apple Fun Park proudly boasts the title of the nation's largest free entry entertainment park. Fire up a barbeque and enjoy an afternoon of free family fun climbing, swinging and sliding.
Soak in the ambience of a time gone by with a litany of colonial buildings dating back to the late 19th century. Stroll along the winding path of the Aboriginal sculpture park and read fascinating tales of one of the world's longest surviving cultures.
Roll out the picnic rug to relax and unwind in the countryside. The local dam, tree park, historic mill and seasonal falls offer idyllic spots to enjoy a glass of wine and some stunning natural beauty.
For an overnight stay in Donnybrook, take your pick from farm stays, self-contained cottages, hotel and backpacker accommodation.
Design your visit to Western Australia's home of apple producing to coincide with the biennial Easter festival, a decades-old event celebrating the March to May harvest season.