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Wildflower season in Perth

There are more than 12,000 species of wildflowers in WA, making it the world’s largest collection - and it's a staggering sight to behold.

Enjoy these precious natural treasures at a number of sights around Perth and surrounds from September - November each year. See the beauty of the wildflowers along one of the many tracks and trails throughout Perth - we've given some of the best trails below, and a full list of wildflower trails in WA can be found on the Top Trails website. Or, let a local expert take you to the best spots on a guided walking or coach tour.

URBAN TRAILS

Kings Park & Botanic Garden Walks - Perth

Kings Park is home to the spectacular Western Australian Botanic Garden, which displays over 3,000 species of the State’s unique flora, particularly in spring. See beautiful flowers on The Law Walk, Botanic Garden Discovery Walk and Bushland Nature Trail. Daily free guided walking tours through the park also available. Wildflower highlights include Black Kangaroo Paw, Everlastings and Eucalyptus Kruseana. Find out more.

Reabold Hill Summit Boardwalk - Foreat

Located in Bold Park in Floreat, Reabold Hill is the highest natural point on the Swan Coastal Plain in the metropolitan area, offering sweeping ocean views over the Indian Ocean, Perth and beyond to the Darling Scarp with glimpses of the Swan River. Wildflower highlights include the Bottlebrush and Candle Cranberry. Find out more.

Bold Park Bridle Trail - Foreat

This 7km return horse trail through Bold Park bushland provides a rare opportunity to experience relative wilderness in Perth's urban area. Over 1,000 native and non-native species of flora, fauna and fungi have been identified in Bold Park. Find out more.

Black Kangaroo Paw, Kings Park
Cranberry Heath

COASTAL TRAILS

Wadjemup Bidi - Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island is home to over 1,500 native species of wildflowers which can be seen along the Wadjemup Bidi - 45kms of trails boasting significant landmarks to interpret and experience. Wildflower highlights: Blue Rottnest Daisy, Rottnest Island Pine and Rottnest Island Tea Tree (Melaleuca). Find out more.

Yalgorup National Park Trail - Mandurah

Yalgorup National Park has several easy walks and is known for its variety of vegetation and diverse geographical features, tuart trees and wetlands. Travel along the Old Coast Road to Preston Beach Road to access the park. Wildflower highlights include Hibbertia, Pink Fairy Orchids and Cockies Tongue. Find out more (PDF).

Yanchep National Park - Sunset Coast

Located 50km north of Perth, Yanchep National Park features a stunning array of wildflowers which can be viewed along the Cockatoo Walk Trail, Yanchep Rose Trail, Coastal Plain Walk and the Woodlands Walk Trail. Wildflower highlights include One-sided Bottlebrush, Yanchep Rose and Enamel Orchid. Find out more.

Yanchep Rose, Yanchep National Park
Rottnest Island Daisies

INLAND TRAILS

Lesmurdie Falls - Perth Hills

Lesmurdie Falls located in the Lesmurdie Falls National Park in the hills east of Perth, are one of the more spectacular waterfalls on the Darling Range escarpment. The trail starts at the top of the falls with a short walk to the viewing platform. Wildflower highlights include the Pink Enamel Orchid. Find out more.

Noble Falls Walk Trail - Perth Hills

A lovely 3.5km walk along Wooroloo Brook with seasonal wildflowers. Onsite information and facilities include trailhead and directional signage, picnic tables, toilets and BBQ facilities. Wildflower highlights include Urchids, Hakeas, Grevilleas, Isopogons, Petrophiles and Verticordias. Find out more.

Whiteman Park Bushwalks - Swan Valley

Three bushwalk trails from 2.5km - 4.3km complete with interperative notes. Each bush trail encompasses a different and valuable facet of the wonders of the bushland, and all are well sign posted. Wildflower highlights include Pricklybark, Banksia, Hibbertias and Grass Trees. For more information visit whitemanpark.com.au.

Eagle's View Walk - Perth Hills

This 15km trail, through the stunning John Forrest National Park, is a bushwalkers delight covering a variety of pristine habitats and boasting a spectacular wildflower display in spring. Wildflower highlights include Banksia, Wattle, Dryandras, Myrtles, Kangaroo Paws and Blue Lechenaultia. Find out more.

Syd's Rapids & Aboriginal Heritage Trails - Swan Valley

The Syd's Rapids and Aboriginal Heritage walk trails are located where the Walyunga National Park joins the Swan River, 40km north east of Perth. The trails provide interpretation on the indigenous history, plants and animals of the area. Find out more.

Mount Dale Walk Trail - Perth Hills

This 2.5km trail, through the Helena National Park, follows the contours of Mount Dale to its peak where walkers enjoy a panoramic view of the Darling Ranges. The area is prolific with wildflowers in spring including Kangaroo Paws, Hakeas, Grevilleas, Wattles and Orchids. Find out more.

Railway Reserves Heritage Trail - Perth Hills

Railway Reserves Heritage Trail retraces 59km of the old Eastern Railway - a unique 41km loop entirely on railway formations. The walking and cycling trail passes through picturesque bushland, heritage rail bridges, stations and the Swan View tunnel. Find out more.

Wandoo Heights Wildflower Trail - Perth Hills

This 45 min - 1.5 hour walk has an amazing selection of wildflowers and native plants. You'll find onsite signage for directions and interpretive flora maps. Wildflower highlights include Kangaroo Paw, Everlastings, Orchids and Sundews. Find out more.

Bibbulmun Track - Perth Hills & Peel

During spring the jarrah forests of the Bibbulmun Track, one of the world's great long distance trails stretching 1000km from Kalamunda - Albany. The trail becomes a blaze of colour when an amazing array of wildflower species bloom, passing through many areas displaying a rich diversity of WA's unique flora. Find out more.

Serpentine National Park Wildflower Trail - Peel

The Serpentine National Park, 50km east of Perth, protects nearly 4300ha of area home to a diverse range of vegetation and wildlife. The park is particularly spectacular during spring when the wildflowers are in bloom. Follow the Serpentine River where you'll see Wattle, Kangaroo Paws, Hakea, Hardenbergia, Chorizema, Verticordia and Orchids. Find out more.

Bilya Walk Track, Toodyay - Avon Valley

The Bilya Walk Track follows the Avon river for 7.2km from Duigee Park to Nardie Cemetery. There is a grand array of birdlife and scenic vistas of the Avon River. The diverse range of habitats provide for an exquisite range of wildflowers with some unique species. Find out more.

Melaleuca Charris
Kangaroo Paw
Wildflowers
Blue Leschenaultia
Blue Tinsel Lily

WILDFLOWER TOURS

Explore Tours - Perth Hills Wildflower Tour

Explore Tours Perth

Perth Hills Wildflower Day Tour
Travel to the Perth Hills where you'll
be led to the best spots by a local wildflower expert. Includes a hot platter lunch orchard tour at Core Cider House.
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ADAMS Pinnacle Tours - Perth's Best Wildflower Tour

ADAMS Pinnacle Tours

Perth's Best Wildflower Tour
Enjoy a relaxing day taking in the spring wildflowers. The exact itinerary will be unknown until the day of departure to ensure we view areas with the most abundant wildflowers.
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Perth Luxury Tours - Wildflower & Countryside Tour

Perth Luxury Tours

Wildflowers & Countryside Tour
See why Perth is such a beautiful place with magnificent country just a short drive out of the city. See a number of different towns and experience some spectacular scenic drives.
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Luxury Outback Tours - Wildflower Tour

Luxury Outback Tours

Wildflower Day Tour
Walk among the wildflowers and visit a farm that has wildflowers growing naturally. Meet local people passionate about wildflowers. Includes morning tea and lunch.
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