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The Pioneer Way - Route 120



Kendenup Cottages and Lodge
Set on 40 acres of bush land overlooking the Stirling Ranges, it is just 5 minutes drive from the town. Facilities include dining area, bar, wifi air-conditioning,BBQ area and mountain Bike hire
Phone     9851 4233     EmailWebsite

Agricultural Camping Grounds
Overnight camping is permitted at these grounds which are also used by various local clubs including the cricket club, play group, youth group, indoor bowls, pony association, bridge club and others

Big Bird and Wolf Chalets
A small family owned hobby farm with fully self contained pet friendly chalets
Phone     9851 4343     Email


Poroganup Ranges
Kendenup is an ideal place to explore the Poroganups and the many wineries in the area

Kendenup Country Club
18 hole public golf course with sand greens.
Phone     9851 4085    Website


Market days
A local Market is held at the Kendenup Town Hall every second Saturday of the month


Great Southern Treasures
Arcadia Wines Gilbert Wines and Cafe Ridge Brothers


Early settlement
History dates back to 1831 when land grants led to sheep and grain farms being established Soon after Gold was discovered but didn't prove a viable proposition but the increase in population led to expansive apple and pear orchards.

History of Kendenup
Kendenup was one of the original stations on the Great Southern Railway and the site of Western Australia’s first goldmine. It was one of the largest established farming enterprises with a station boasting upwards of 30,000 sheep.

Lorraine's Burial Records
A complete list of the burials in the Kendenup Cemetery


Carved Chessmen
An outdoors exhibition of carved chessmen.


Several chessmen are carved from the stumps of old trees next to a historical bulldozer.

Useful Links

Mingor Photographs
A comprehensive gallery of photographs with links to other town photographic collections

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