Karnup is a semi-rural area, located a short 10-minute drive from Rockingham. This peaceful area is set amidst Tuart, Jarrah, Banksia and Sheoak trees with threatened species such as Chusitch and Carnaby’s Cockatoos considered locals.
Visit Paganoni Swamp for close encounters with brushtail possums and kangaroos and to enjoy a stroll along the informal walk trails Wine lovers will appreciate a cellar door tasting at Karnup based winery, Peel Estate, where you can see the winemaking process in action. Wines can be purchased to takeaway or brought to enjoy in the picturesque picnic grounds beneath the shady trees. There are also BBQ facilities and picnic tables available.
Just down the road is the spectacular Peel Manor House – this impressive Georgian mansion is nestled on 10.5 acres of manicured grounds and offers the perfect retreat for your quiet weekend getaway, wedding celebration, corporate event or social function.
Don’t miss a visit to the Rockingham hinterland area of Karnup during your next drive south of Perth.