What to do in...DALWALLINU
Dalwallinu is a small Wheatbelt town located on the Great Northern Highway, approximately 250 kilometres north of Perth. The main townsite, Dalwallinu, is right in the heart of wildflower country. Dalwallinu is a farming community that also has a lot of industrial companies who employ hundreds of people which helps our town thrive.
The best time for visiting the area to experience the magnificent array of wildflowers is between July and October each year. Make sure you get in early to book your accommodation as it fills up very quickly in good seasons.
The Dalwallinu area is also renowned for it's magnificent Wattle trees which can be seen brightening up road sides and tourist areas with their vibrant yellow colours. September time brings the famous Wattle Week festival run by the Dalwallinu District Tourism Inc group and is normally held in the first full week of September each year.
More information about Dalwallinu can be found on the Shire of Dalwallinu website
When visiting the region, be sure to allow enough time to visit the following places and sites within the district:
Wubin Wheatbin Museum - Operated by local volunteers. This amazing museum is home to some spectacular pieces of machinery and automobiles and is well worth a visit.
The Windmill Shed - A private collection owned by Jim & Betty Sawyer. Jim collects and restores windmills from the earliest through to the 1930's
Wildflowers - The best places within the Dalwallinu District to visit the wildflowers are Petrudor Rock, Miamoon Reserve, Buntine Rocks, Wubin Rocks, Xantippe Tank & Xantippe Reserve, Jibberding Reserve & Goodlands Road
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