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Mundaring Weir

Mundaring Weir Road | Sawyers Valley, Mundaring, Western Australia 6073, Australia
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“dam wall” (7 reviews)
“water supply” (5 reviews)
“car park” (8 reviews)
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Mundaring Weir Road | Sawyers Valley, Mundaring, Western Australia 6073, Australia
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"dam wall"
in 7 reviews
"water supply"
in 5 reviews
"car park"
in 8 reviews
"the pub"
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"day trip"
in 5 reviews
"lovely drive"
in 3 reviews
"pumping station"
in 3 reviews
"last visit"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 4 reviews
"picnic area"
in 3 reviews
"soft serve icecream"
in 2 reviews
"outdoor theatre"
in 2 reviews
"family outing"
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"sunday afternoon"
in 3 reviews
"lovely spot"
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"viewing platform"
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"engineering history"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mundaring Weir is a fascinating place, being the start of a drinking water system that stretches all the way east to Kalgoorlie! It’s set amid bushland and forests. Built over a century ago by CY. O’Connor, it has a long and interesting history, but also...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The weir bridge was closed bc of maintenance however we took the weir walk which took about an hour as indicated on the map at the parking area. The walk was marked out with yellow markers and passed the mundaring weir pub. Passed wild kangaroos...More

Thank Tammy M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dam is a must do in Perth hills and pump station for pipeline to Kalgoorlie really interesting history. Then to the local pup to recap over a beer and nice meal at the pub.

Thank Ken H
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

......even if it is on a small scale by today's standards. To think that someone had the dream, knowledge and determination to build a water supply all the way to Kalgoorie because of the discovery of gold find. A great dam and archaeological items around...More

Thank PARIS522
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Came here with the wife and young child for a bit of a look around, there was play equipment and bbq area, with the weir at the bottom. Good spot to have a picnic and spend some time with the family.

Thank James N
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

We've been here seven times in the twelve years we've lived in Perth. It's an unusual place, plenty of history. You can walk along the top of the weir wall to the other side. Nice to be out near the bush and wildlife. You can't...More

Thank Nick J
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Quite a small dam by world standards but huge in terms of contribution to WA's history & the development of the gold fields Very pretty area for a family picnic being within easy reach of Perth

Thank Darrel J
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Well worth a visit to the weir and to explore west of Perth. Good signage that explains the history of the place.

Thank jforadvs
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

There are numerous areas that families can take kids to let off steam, to have a picnic, to bushwalk, to learn more about the history, and to see wild life. It is amazing in winter, if not a little cold, and equally impressive in summer...More

1  Thank 775tracey
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We parked near Visitor Centre, outside cinema & chalets. After visiting the Visitor Centre & picking up a walking tour map we took a bush walk to a look-out & then to the Mundaring Weir Hotel/pub. Very Victorian in decoration, several groups arrived for lunch,...More

Thank Dabblings
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