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      TASTING EXPERIENCES

      Along the coastal plains Geographe wine producers are excelling with full-bodied table wines, from the traditional French varietals such as Chardonnay and Shiraz, to Mediterranean styles with Italian and Spanish varietals – Arneis, Vermentino and Tempranillo to name a few.

      Fifth Estate Wines

        Fifth Estate Wines is a boutique vineyard located in the coveted South-West region of Western Australia and is dedicated to the production of premium Geographe fruit in Chardonnay, Rosé, Shiraz and Tempranillo varieties. For owners Julie and Mark Moloney, nothing is...

      Harvey River Estate

        Harvey River Estate offers a variety of styles that reflect the diversity within the Geographe wine region. Established in 1999, the winery has a 40 acre vineyard located in Harvey, as well as sourcing the best fruit from a select group of small growers in the...

      Moojelup Farm

        We are a boutique winery with a ‘single vineyard’ philosophy and hand-crafted small lot production methods. We produce award winning Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and a barrel fermented Semillon. A single varietal Vermentino and a brilliant Sparkling Shiraz are our...

      Old Coast Road Brewery

        Set on 60 acres of green pasture, fronted by 1000 olive trees, and just two minutes off the new Forrest Highway, we offer a unique location for an easy Day Trip only one and a half hours from Perth, and only two turns from the Metro area to our gate. Monday: Closed...

      Skipworth Wine Co

        Our range of 10 wines are of high quality at affordable prices. The winery has had many award winning wines and has been 'The Most Successful Producer' in the Geographe Wine Region. Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: Closed Thursday: Closed Friday: Closed...

      Vineyard 28

        Vineyard 28 is a family-owned-and-operated boutique vineyard and winery, known for the Italian grape varieties and wine styles they grow and make. The cellar door features a unique collection of colourful Patchwork Quilts and works by local Artists. Monday: 10am to...

      THINGS TO SEE & DO

      There’s a lot more to Harvey than meets the eye! Stirling Cottage, located in the town of Harvey, is the first home of May Gibbs, the celebrated children’s author, where the inspiration for Snugglepot and Cuddlepie developed. Harvey is also home to some incredible street art. You’ll discover murals in the main street, shovel sculpture at the Diversion as you enter Harvey and a painted concrete seat in middle of town – it’s worth taking a look!

      Big Orange

      Big Orange in Harvey is sitting atop a 10 metre tower with an additional 4 metre (62 steps) climb to a viewing platform inside the orange. One of the south west's major attractions. For many years the 'Big Orange' was a focal point when you drove into Harvey.. today its back... bigger and better than ever. Now Harvey Fresh have restored the Big Orange and this famous landmark now sits high above the beautiful Harvey Fresh orchards. Come and climb The Big Orange and your gold coin donation will support Telethon annually. Harvey History and photos can be viewed inside The Big Orange.

      Bibbulmun Track Access

      The famous Bibbulmun Track stretches from Perth to Albany for 967km. Approximately every 20km along the trail there are campsites, tent sites, huts, sleeping platforms, toilets and water tanks. It is advised to bring your own fuel stove in case of fire bans etc. Don't forget something to light the stove with or you may have to rub sticks together to get it started.

      Harvey Cheese

      Ha Ve Harvey Cheese - Manufactures of award winning Harvey cheese in Australia's South West. Ha Ve Harvey Cheese Types include: Soft White Mould, Blue Vein, Washed Rind, Romano, Savoury and Fetta.

      Harvey Visitor Centre

      Harvey, Western Australia, has something for everyone at your gateway to South West attractions. Stroll in the shady jarrah forest or enjoy an afternoon scooping blue swimmer crabs. Visit the Featured Wood Gallery & Museum or relax on one of our five beaches. Explore the timber town 'Yarloop' and our Internment Camp Memorial Shrine History and the Harvey Visitor Centre .

      DINING EXPERIENCES

      Your taste buds will not be disappointed with the impressive array of gourmet eateries nestled into Harvey. From the Harvey cheese factory to the delicious delights served up at The Old Coast Road Brewery, this Mediterranean town has plenty to offer.

      Harvey Cheese

      Ha Ve Harvey Cheese - Manufactures of award winning Harvey cheese in Australia's South West. Ha Ve Harvey Cheese Types include: Soft White Mould, Blue Vein, Washed Rind, Romano, Savoury and Fetta.

      Old Coast Road Brewery

        Set on 60 acres of green pasture, fronted by 1000 olive trees, and just two minutes off the new Forrest Highway, we offer a unique location for an easy Day Trip only one and a half hours from Perth, and only two turns from the Metro area to our gate. Monday: Closed...

      Stirling Cottage Kitchen

      Dining in Harvey Stirling Cottage Kitchen Bringing local produce in the form of Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon tea to the regions locals and travellers. Open 9am to 4pm Monday to Sunday Bookings are advised for weekends Locate Us [wpsl template="default"...

      The Crooked Carrot

      Dining in Harvey The Crooked Carrot What makes The Crooked Carrot crooked? For one thing, it is owned by a family of farmers, The Castro Family, who have been growing carrots for over 20 years!  They grow other crops too, including onions and potatoes, but carrots are...

      PLACES TO STAY

      From bed and breakfasts to luxury cabins with ocean views, the Geographe wine region offers a full suite of accommodation options

      Bluehills Farmstay

      Guests love staying in rammed earth chalets, designed to be strong and stylish, and bring the outside beauty and peace inside for your enjoyment. Local artisans work have been expressed in solid wood tables and uniquely designed mosaic inserts resembling Persian and Moroccan rugs.

      Chalbury Park B&B

      Chalbury Park B&B accommodation in Harvey is a special place to stay, situated in more than 2ha of gardens within walking distance of the town centre of Harvey, in the South West of Western Australia.

      Harvey Homestead

      Harvey Homestead is a small family business that takes pride in providing fully self-contained accommodation in a relaxing country getaway just 1½ hours drive south of Perth. Set on 10 luscious acres on the outskirts of the town of Harvey, Harvey Homestead is an ideal quiet and restful base to explore and discover this corner of our beautiful South West.

      Indian Ocean Retreat

      Indian Ocean Retreat is situated at Myalup Beach overlooking the Indian Ocean. Only 145km South of Perth. Indian Ocean Retreat spacious seaside chalets are self contained with all the comforts of home. Including ceiling fans, gas heaters, air-conditioning, ocean views and much more. Deluxe Chalets even include a spa.

      Topography:
      Hilly and coastal plain.
      Soil:
      Gravelly sandy loams and loams in the hills. Alluvial soils at the foot of the hills. Sandy soils on the coastal plain.
      Water:
      Irrigation scheme. Surface water in the hills. Groundwater on the coastal plain.

      Ripening temp and sunshine hours are in the upper range for good quality table wines but close proximity to the coast moderate high temperatures to a certain extent. Sea breezes and high afternoon humidities are also beneficial.

      Heat Degree days: 1700
      Sunshine hours per day: 8.5
      Annual Rainfall: 700-900
      Growing season rainfall: 185
      Mean Jan temp: 22
      Harvest: Early Feb to Early April

      Full bodied table wines  with the familiar varieties such as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon. Harvey is also home to alternative varieties such as Arneis, Nebbiolo, Tempranillo, Vermentino and Dolcetto.

      Just 141km south of Perth and 46km from Bunbury, Harvey is nestled on fertile, irrigated plains beneath the rolling hills of the Darling Scarp, in the heart of dairy country. Situated on the Harvey River, Harvey boasts a unique Italian heritage that has given the vibrant community a cosmopolitan feel. Harvey has built an international reputation for prime beef production, citrus growing and of course, viticulture. The towns’ dairy farming also provides the bulk of Western Australia’s milk supply.

      However, there’s a lot more to Harvey than meets the eye.

      The thriving town is home to popular wineries Vineyard 28, Harvey River Estate, , Moojelup Farm, Fifth Estate, Skipworth Wines and the Old Coast Road Brewery. Stirling Cottage, located in the town of Harvey, is the first home of May Gibbs, the celebrated children’s author, where the inspiration for Snugglepot and Cuddlepie developed.

      For the foodies, a stopover at Ha Ve Cheese is a must. This award winning gourmet cheese factory has free cheese tastings and factory viewing; their mouth-watering selection of cakes and ice creams are also a must-try.

      There are plenty of activities to keep you busy during a day, or even a weeklong stay.  Why not get off the beaten track and enjoy a camping adventure, with days spent fishing, bushwalking, swimming and enjoying barbecue picnics. The Harvey Dam makes for a scenic picnic spot with barbecues, an amphitheatre, walking trails and playground. Trout and perch fishing are also popular here between September and May.

      Touring through the Harvey region, you’ll find dairies filled with happy cows, jarrah forests alive with wildflowers and small cottages with Devonshire teas, which gives the area an old worldly appeal. We invite you to explore Harvey and indulge in some of the local produce, to delight all tastes!