Wanting a place to stay in Wildflower Country that gives you the perfect mix of beaches and blooms, oceans and orchids, waves and wildflowers? Look no further than Geraldton in the heart of the Midwest.
Located an easy four and a half-hour drive north of Perth you will not find a better location to launch yourself into the magic of wildflower season whilst enjoying all the advantages of staying on the coast.
Brimming with history, café culture, a range of accommodation options and bookable wildflower tours departing from Geraldton to Mullewa during August – September, Geraldton is the perfect place to stay.
Close to Geraldton CBD the Chapman River Regional Park and Mills Point Lookout are stunning locations where you can view an array of blooms including Damperia, Grevillea pinaster, Hibbertia and Melaleuca.
For information on all things, Geraldton and seasonal wildflower reports check out Visit Geraldton.
Throughout spring you will find the best wildflower action in Mullewa. Located 98km east of Geraldton, Mullewa straddles geological and climatic zones that provide the ideal mix of soil types and weather making the region perfect for a huge variety of wildflowers.
The jewel in Mullewa’s wildflower crown is the distinctive wreath flowers. Found adorning the sides of the road in the Pindar region the wreath flowers allow visitors a unique experience without having to venture too far from their vehicles.
For those who enjoy a walk, Mullewa boasts six marked wildflower trails of varying difficulty offering something for everyone. There are also wonderful self-drive tours, please refer to WILDFLOWER WAY – Wildflower Country for a routes map.
Mullewa absolutely blossoms during wildflower season, with carpets of Everlastings to enjoy as well as the Mullewa Agriculture Show that’s usually on the same weekend as the popular Outback Bloom – Mullewa’s wildflower festival!
For any true wildflower enthusiast, Outback Bloom is a must! Slated for 25 to 28 August 2022 the event features four days of displays, guided tours, and presentations from experts in the field.
For more information about Mullewa check out Visit Mullewa.