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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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Perfect spring walk or cycle

We have always been during Winter or Summer and never in Spring. We won’t make that mistake again... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wixters
,
Flic-en-flac
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First seeting kangaroo in person

My friends drove me to John Forrest National Park after lunch at Core Cider. This is my very first... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bintasu
,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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  • Average14%
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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 weeks ago via mobile

We have always been during Winter or Summer and never in Spring. We won’t make that mistake again. Spring is absolutely the best time to visit JFNP. The waterfalls were gushing and the flowers in full bloom. From Morrison Road entrance to the pub (John...More

Thank Wixters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends drove me to John Forrest National Park after lunch at Core Cider. This is my very first seeing kangaroo in person.

Thank Bintasu
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Whereas the place is scenic and wild, I resent having to pay again for something which is supported by my taxes. Is this part of a User Pays Twice philosophy? If you are up to it, you are better off coming in by bike. They...More

Thank scotty2907
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a gorgeous national park an easy drive from Perth. It's currently $12 per car (or van seating up to 12 people) to enter but well worth it. Have a meal at the tavern if you like but I thoroughly recommend taking a picnic...More

Thank ozmig5
Reviewed June 26, 2017

My husband and I had a great day hiking the 16km loop eagle view trail. We set off early morning as it took us 4.5hours to complete, entrance fee is $12 per vehicle make sure you bring cash just incase the eft pos is down...More

1  Thank chrisel129
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Had a fantastic day hiking this track today. Went of course for about 1hr after decending the Lookout. Signage here a bit iffy.Back on track,wasn't an easy work,but feel proud that we accomplished it.Appox 28kms. View spectacular. Will return & try a few of the...More

1  Thank heidi27
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Great lunch on the terrace - with an extended family of grey kangaroos sheltering from the sun. The food was good and substantial and the beer deliciously cold! A member of staff came out to feed our marsupial companions and I was surprised to see...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Arrived late afternoon when ranger was locking up. He couldn't have been more helpful. Followed us round the scenic drive after giving us tips on where to see the wildlife. Found us again later and talked about what we had seen. Beautiful unspoilt forest complete...More

Thank JKBandBMB
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Good place to watch kangaroos from up close. Some of them just want food though. Nice area to walk around, but I think it is best when the wildflowers are in bloom. This is in the spring I guess. So around October.

Thank François V
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Started nice and early for this loop and took a friend who had never been here before. Beautiful trail with varied and stunning views. Very dry at the moment but that is summer in Perth!

Thank Swampgirl001
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jpetersen14
October 2, 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
August 23, 2016|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they would be.
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Mondfinsternis
December 26, 2015|
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Response from Ezza_1989 |
Foot is fine. Plenty to see and do
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