A destination for all seasons. Some things never
change in this charming town. Friendly country people, great quirky shops,
galleries, cafes, and antique shops to peruse and pick up a bargain.
is a wonderful arboretum park and an ideal place to picnic. The world
famous Bibbulmun Track passes through Balingup and it is great for day
walks. Every season brings spectacular changes in landscape colours.
Balingup is renowned for hosting great events, among them the
in April the
Medievale Carnival in August and t
Balingup Garden Expo is held in October on the estate of Jalbrook in
Hillsides and valleys of the region are dotted with vineyards, orchards,
olive groves and market gardens. With diverse climate changes the range of
grapes has enabled the region to produce some great wines. Many of the
boutique vineyards handpick and produce premium wines at low prices.
Olive’s groves are producing great oils with many of the grower’s
value adding to their product. Stone fruit and apples are famous in this
region and cherries in season bring in tour companies to purchase the
Balingup has attracted a stream of very talented
artists who have settled in this picturesque town and many have work shown
in some of the many galleries in the town and surrounding region.
Four distinct seasons each offering something
different with a profusion of bulbs and buds in spring with abundant
birdlife, amazing colours of reds, gold’s and everything in between in
autumn. Bare branches and romantic mists in winter and summers sunburnt
‘scapes. Whatever the season you will enjoy a kaleidoscope of changing
colours that will continue to enchant you.
For the latest information visit the
& Districts Tourism Association and the Balingup
or check out the following websites