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Eat, Pick, Grow Trail - Wanneroo and Chittering

2WD

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Food & Wine Trails
inPerth & Surrounds
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Avon Valley, Yanchep, Lancelin & Cervantes, Peel, Perth Hills, Perth Metro, Rottnest, Swan Valley

  • Half day
  • 89 km

You could be forgiven for not realising that just beyond the estates of the urban fringe lies a world with a completely different pace of life. Industrious farmers and innovators work hard every day to make and grow produce for you to taste and enjoy. Whether it’s great tasting produce, specialist advice or a unique experience there’s a lot to taste and discover in this under-explored part of the world that’s so close to Perth.

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Trail Start

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Chocolate Drops Tearooms, Yanchep National Park, 25 km north of Perth via Marmion Avenue.

Trail End

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Thrive Sustainability in Lower Chittering on 48 Citron Way 6084

Chocolate Drops is a speciality, ‘Handmade’ Chocolate Shop located in the Tearooms venue within the picturesque Yanchep National Park.

A chocolate haven integrated within the historic and cultural surroundings of the park, Chocolate Drops creates an array of Australian themed handmade chocolates on the premises, alongside a nostalgic atmospheric Tearooms operation.

Yanchep National Park, Yanchep
Mon–Fri, 10.30am–2:30pm
Sat–Sun, 10.30am–4:30pm (National Park entry fees apply)

(08) 9561 6699 chocolatedrops.com.au

Yanchep Lavender farm is a stunning attraction for everyone. You’ll discover tasty treats, thoughtful gifts and of course beautiful lavender essential oils, lotions and other beauty / household products.

Currently Perth’s largest operating Lavender Farm, we grow, harvest and distil onsite. Pop in and maybe catch Gary making a batch of soaps or candles.

272 Old Yanchep Rd, Carabooda

Check Facebook or website for opening times (varies throughout season)

0419 964 690 yancheplavender.com.au

Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Established in May 2000 Jumanga Olives is a family run business focused on producing premium quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil from tree to bottle. We also make a variety of infused olive oils including chilli, garlic, lemon and kaffir lime. Naturally brine processed table olives are also produced at the grove.

Pick your own (PYO) and olive processing also available by appointment.

360 Old Yanchep Rd, Carabooda.
Wed 10am–5pm,
Check website for other days/times
(08) 9561 2411 jumangaolives.com.au

Local Pick Your Own Mangoes.

It is no secret that fruit grown in a more temperate environment has a superior flavour and higher sugar content. Perth’s cold winter has proven to be advantageous in giving our fruit the edge when it comes to flavour and sweetness. Our trees have been propagated from seeds sourced from the Bowen region of Queensland.

4 Dayrell Rd Nowergup
7 days a week, 9am–5pm (March–April)
0432 802 176
themangofarm.com.au

Locally grown succulent plants.

Succulents come in a huge range of colours, shapes and sizes, will grow just about anywhere and don’t need much looking after, making them a plant that’s perfect for even the most novice gardener. Andrew’s Succulents is one of the most popular Garden Centers north of Perth and has an awesome range, good quality and extremely reasonable prices with fantastic friendly service.

Cnr Wanneroo Rd and Menchetti Rd, Neerabup (12 Honey St, Mariginiup WA 6078)
Mon–Sun, 10am–3pm
(08) 6355 5915

Local fresh fruit & veg.

Trandos Tomatoes is a family run farm, growing tomatoes, cucumbers and much more. We supply major supermarkets and now direct to the public. For over 75 years, the Trandos family has produced local food. The business has evolved and today Trandos farm in Wanneroo is considered one of Australia’s premier hydroponic growers.

Visit them at the Kingsway Markets https://olympic-kingsway.com.au/kingsway-markets/

Or

1 Trandos Rd, Neerabup
Fri, 11am–2pm
Sat, 9am–12.30pm

(08) 9405 4162 or 0448 844 343
trandosfarms.com.au

Farm gate café and shop with berry treats.

Berry Sweet Strawberry farmshop cafe stocks strawberries raspberries and blueberries. Our shop also stocks jams, sauces, cakes, slices, cheesecakes (your choice of fruit toppings & gluten free), fruit icy poles, all handmade in our kitchen. Look out for our other berry themed gifts including strawberry scented candles made on site.

47 Davidson St, Bullsbrook
Mon–Sun, 9am–5pm
(Except Public Holidays)
(08) 9571 1077
berrysweet.com.au

Fruit trees, natives, proteas, shrubs & more.

Specialising in Australian natives and protea, Muchea Tree Farm is a boutique nursery that also supplies plants for bush tucker, farm trees and plants for bees. You’ll also find plants for cut flowers, ornamentals eucalyptus and revegetation plants suitable for Carnaby cockatoos.

94 Archibald St, Muchea
Mon–Sat, 8:30am–5pm
(Reduced hours Jan/Feb)

(08) 9571 4090 mucheatreefarm.com.au

Edible gardens nursery.

At Thrive Sustainability you will find organically grown Veggie seedlings. Many varieties of fruit trees, Culinary and medicinal Herbs, Seeds and Bush Tucker Plants, including rare and unusual varieties.
Thrive Sustainability is run by Laura and Andrew who are passionate about growing food and who would love help start you on your Edible Gardening journey.

48 Citron Way,
Lower Chittering
Wed, Fri, Sat, 9am–5pm
0408 157 301 thrivesustainability.com.au

Weekly community market providing fresh produce, bread, meat, eggs, gourmet products & preserves, baked goods, breakfast, coffee, live music, pets accessories & treats, kids activities & more.

Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/KingswayMarkets/ 

Email:  kingswaymarkets@gmail.com

Web: https://olympic-kingsway.com.au/kingsway-markets/ 

Open:  Saturday 8am – 12 noon

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Eat. Taste and take home locally grown food from fruit, veg and confectionary producers, featuring; strawberry, olive, citrus, mango and even a boutique chocolate tearooms. Cut out the middleman and buy fresh while reducing your food kilometres.

Pick. Unique fruit picking experiences are just a short car trip away. Pick mangos, olives and citrus straight from the tree.
Hot tip: Give the farms a call before you head there, to book ahead or check that their produce is in season.

Grow. You can grow your own with fruit, veg and succulent plants from specialist outlets. Ask these experts all the questions to help you turn your thumbs green or see how the experts grow lavender and turn this into a range of natural healthy products on site.

Chittering and Wanneroo lie to the north of Perth and though close to the urban fringes offer unique natural experiences. Wanneroo’s market gardens and National and Regional Parks are complemented by the lush green valleys and farms in Chittering, and both are connected by the native banksia woodlands across Neaves Road.

Chittering Visitor Centre

(08) 9576 4664

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Be trail ready for Eat, Pick, Grow Trail - Wanneroo and Chittering

Chittering and Wanneroo lie to the north of Perth and though close to the urban fringes offer unique natural experiences. Wanneroo’s Market Gardens and National and Regional Parks are complemented by the lush green valleys and farms in Chittering and both are connected by the native banksia woodlands across Neaves Road.

Eat - Taste and take home locally-grown food from fruit, vegetable and confectionery producers, featuring; strawberry, olive, citrus, mango and even a boutique chocolate tearooms. Cut out the middleman and buy fresh while reducing your food kilometres.

Pick - Unique fruit picking experiences are just a short car trip away. Pick mangoes, olives and citrus straight from the tree.

Grow - You can grow your own with fruit, vegetable and succulent plants from specialist outlets. Ask these experts all the questions to help you turn your thumbs green or see how the experts grow lavender and turn this into a range of natural healthy products on site

Time / Duration

Half to a full day

Length

89km

What To Pack

Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

Chocolate Drops Tearooms, Yanchep National Park, 25 km north of Perth via Marmion Avenue.

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Trail End

Thrive Sustainability in Lower Chittering on 48 Citron Way 6084

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Facilities

Facilities will differ at each venue.
  • Cafe
  • Car Park
  • Kiosk

Best time of year

Any time of year

Fees

National Park fees apply if you go to the first stop in Yanchep National Park.

Trail Access

Road 2WD

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