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John Forrest National Park

Park Road, Hovea via Greenmount Rd | 24 km east of Perth city, Western Australia 6071, Australia
+61 8 9290 6100
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DELIGHTFUL AUSSIE BUSH

John Forest National Park is 25 kls east of the city of Perth set in the Darling Ranges with... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2015
keithrb2014
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Greenmount
Beautiful spot

This is a great day trip from Perth, especially for our international visitors that wish to see our... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2015
Shane L
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Park Road, Hovea via Greenmount Rd | 24 km east of Perth city, Western Australia 6071, Australia
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+61 8 9290 6100

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

John Forest National Park is 25 kls east of the city of Perth set in the Darling Ranges with beautiful Aussie bush, a natural creek running thro the valley ,meandering tracks with spectacular wild flowers such as Kangaroo paws,wattle trees and a host of ground...More

Thank keithrb2014
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This is a great day trip from Perth, especially for our international visitors that wish to see our bush land and some light interaction with Kangaroos. Some great bush walking and picturesque little spots thru out this area. Spot on for BBQ day out with...More

Thank Shane L
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

There's water falls. Bike tracks. Bush waking and even a pub. I usually do the eagle trail walk. 16 or so KM or mainly untouched bush. Lots of wildlife to see on the Walk including wild birds and kangaroos. Take water and come food if...More

1  Thank Craig D
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We arrived on an overcast and slightly rainy day. Fortunately it wasn't too heavy, maybe a little more shelter here and there would be beneficial. We were out looking for wildflowers and in particular orchids, lots of wildflowers but not so many native orchid. Only...More

Thank cyberon
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We were shown this great place while in Perth, originally just their for a cold beer, but once we arrived we seen Kangaroos Parrots and all sorts of wildlife. Ordered food at the bar and their was Kangaroos everywhere. While waiting for our feed small...More

2  Thank daibach999
Reviewed 29 August 2015

The scenic drive along thevedge of the escarpment gives fantastic views back to Perth. I then walked the Eagle View Trail into the remoter northern end of the park. On the way there are a couple of waterfalls, a pretty brook, pretty wildflowers and lots...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 29 August 2015

It must be around 30 years since I last visited the John Forrest National Park in the hills near Perth. On a recent weekend trip to Perth I had the opportunity again, this time walking most of the length along the old railway line (starting...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Wow! If you want to see and stroke kangaroos, this is the place for you! We arrived at about 11am and spent an hour exploring the National Park - it was very quiet with few people around as it was winter. We then had lunch...More

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 30 July 2015

John Forrest is a National Park only 40 minutes from Perth. There is a lot of walking tracks, 2 of which lead to waterfalls and one that leads to an unused railway tunnel. The bush is pristine and in spring full of wildflowers. The tracks...More

2  Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 21 July 2015

John Forrest NP is worth a quick visit on a nice day. It is an easy drive east from Perth. On the way in, stop at the dam area - it is a really tranquil place. The National Park itself is a little run-down and...More

1  Thank ItsMarkyMark1975
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jpetersen14
3 October 2016|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Julie, sorry for the delay in replying.. I have no idea what trail to take to see wild flowers.. I have only ever been on the Tunnel walk but not at wildflower time..
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Daniel J
24 August 2016|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they would be.
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Mondfinsternis
26 December 2015|
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Response from Ezza_1989 |
Foot is fine. Plenty to see and do
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