The Nannup Flower Festival is annual event over 4 days with budding tulips in the streets, market stalls, quilt exhibition and agricultural displays. This year was my first visit but I was told that this year was not as spectacular as previous events due to the filming of Sam Worthington's latest flick "Drift". The producers of the film arranged to...more
The monument was erected in 1988 for the memory of a local boy who was killed in action during the Vietnam War in 1966. Marinko or Tich as he was known, was born in 1945 and fought against communism in the Vietnam War. The memorial was presented by the Free Vietnamese Community of Western Australia and the Republic of Vietnam Veterans Assn of WA.more
The charming hotel is over 100 years old and is right in the centre of Nannup. Originally named the Blackwood Inn, the second storey was added in 1924. Inside there is a lot of the original detailing such as the pressed metal ceiling linings and the Jarrah staircase and balustrade.more
Nannup is quite famous for the Nannup Tiger. The animal is thought to be a Thylacinus Cynocephalus (which is a striped wolf which has a dogs head much like the Tasmanian Tiger), now possibly extinct. The tiger has not officially been sighted on the mainland for more than two hundred years. Bones found inside a cave in this area are thought to date...more
The old Roads Board office was built around 1920 following an earlier one built around 1896. It was used by the Roads Board of Nannup until 1966. There was an office in the front and a hall at the rear. The larger room was used for meetings by the Freemasons, Buffaloes and Odd Fellows.more
The foreshore park runs from the back of the Visitors centre. There are a few different walks you can take along the upper banks and the riverside. There are signs along the way pointing out various plants and animals you might see. There are also some picnic tables and bbq facilities.more
Built in 1922, it now houses the Tourist Information and Visitor Centre. The first police station was built at a cost of 250pounds. The building had a couple of uses – it houses the first office in 1870. In 1922 the building was demolished and the new station and police residence was built.more
Wiltons Bistro is located in a lovely old building in Nannup with a garden overlooking the Blackwood River. The chef and owner is Nick Wilton who was Head Chef at a restaurant in Perth and won four fine dining Gold Plate Awards. The restaurant is licensed and offers a tasty and generous menu which includes produce which is grown locally.
Open for lunch Wed – Sun 10.00am – 2.00pm and Fri – Sun for dinner from 6.30pm
Nannup is located 282km from Perth and there are a number of major roads leading to the town. You can travel via the Vasse Hwy, Brockman Hwy, and via the Nannup Ballingup Road to get to NannupAugusta 90 Km, Bunbury 100Km, Busselton 60Km.Manjimup 60Km, Pemberton 75Km,Bridgetown 45Km,more
Nannup has the reputation as being known as the Garden Village. In August you can see beautiful displays of daffodils and tulips which are grown locally. The whole town is amass with colour during this nine day festival.