This historic town, just an hour’s drive from the city has always
attracted a great deal of interest.
First and foremost, the train buffs amongst us, just love visiting
the railway station, which is currently the home of the Hotham
Valley Tourist Railway, not to mention the current project
overseeing the redevelopment and revitalisation of the railway
station and surrounds.
There are numerous beautiful old buildings and historic sites for
those who like to revisit the past and lots of information to
support these visits.
Pinjarra is set in the rural area of the state and so, as you drive
through, you will see lots of peaceful farming country, and enjoy
the relaxing sight of animals grazing in the lush paddocks, not to
mention the chance to buy some farm fresh produce at the farm gate.
Set on the banks of that grand old lady, the Murray River, Pinjarra
has paid homage to this watercourse with the building of two
distinctive bridges over the watercourse: that set right on the
Harvest Highway and the suspension bridge, that has scared and
charmed visitors to the town for many a long year.
Pinjarra boasts lots of trails and walks for those who like to
explore and, of course, there are many opportunities to indulge in
whether you are in a relaxing mood, or feeling like some physical
Other things to see and do include horse riding and exploring the
numerous bridle trails, wandering and browsing through the shops in
the townsite and enjoying a meal or snack in the various eateries.
Pinjarra has a series of markets happening at various localities
about the town, check the Visitor Centre or the Shire of Murray
website: www.murray.wa.gov.au for dates, times and localities.
Pinjarra is on
an alternative route to the South West of Western Australia.
Escape the hustle and
bustle of the freeway and enjoy the country towns of the South
Now, this is just a taste of what Pinjarra has to offer. The
helpful staff at the Pinjarra Visitor Centre will be only too happy
to give you advice and directions. Please call into the centre,
over the bridge in the new Pinjarra Heritage Train Station, Fimmel
Lane (off Pinjarra/Williams Road) Pinjarra, visit
www.pinjarravisitorcentre.com.au or call 9531