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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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Wonderful experience young and old

We were shown this great place while in Perth, originally just their for a cold beer, but once we... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2015
daibach999
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Papamoa, New Zealand
Spectacular walk and views

The scenic drive along thevedge of the escarpment gives fantastic views back to Perth. I then... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2015
J 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 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
Reviewed 3 July 2015

This is one of the most beautiful tranquil of places in Western Australia in our opinion. we were recommended by many people to visit this place. We drove into the car park and noticed a cafe. We had been told by various people that the...More

2  Thank Rachael W
Reviewed 2 July 2015

the perfect location, for a BBQ get together and so close to Perth CBD, take a stroll or ride along the Heritage trail you may even see a Kangaroo along the way

Thank magsy1
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Parked at the car park on Morrison rd in Swanview, 5 of us walked along a wide gravel track partly through a disused railway tunnel, lots of mountain bikers, interesting signs along the track, great views, around 2 hours leisurely return walk to the other...More

3  Thank Terry-ann C
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We headed off to JFNP for a bush walk. We took ourselves off the beaten tracks and wandered through beautiful scrub land, pools of water, up and down hills and were treated with wonderful views whenever we reached a peak. A simply wonderful place to...More

Thank wyndham_pash
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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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