Just 3 hours south of Perth you will discover a thriving country town that offers visitors the opportunity to experience Australia’s rural way of life that is also steeped in history. Explore this bustling rural town with its historic buildings and friendly atmosphere. Discover the proud heritage and links to the traditional custodians of the region, the Noongar Aboriginal people, with a visit to the award winning The Kodja Place.
Kojonup lies in a rich pastoral district of farmland and native bushland. The area is filled with beautiful wildflowers in spring and is home to many species of marsupials and birds. Absorb the peaceful beauty of the undulating hills with granite outcrops and scenic valley pools fed by the many streams that run through the region.
Experience Kojonup’s history by visiting the Kodja Place Interpretive Centre which showcases local indigenous heritage and culture and tells stories of European settlers. The town is home to one of the oldest surviving military buildings in Western Australia, the Military Barracks, which now houses a museum. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the many walk trails, including the trails at Myrtle Benn Sanctuary.
Kojonup is also part of The Great Southern Treasures.