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Perth has many lovely places to visit, and this weir is one of these. Good parking and easy... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
Paul S
Adelaide, Australia
Nice walk around the river

Took family for a scenic route for a 5 km walk. Nice day for it. Would be good to start doing on a... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2018
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 Kent St, Wilson, Canning, Western Australia 6107, Australia
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

Perth has many lovely places to visit, and this weir is one of these. Good parking and easy access, and a lovely café close by. However, we come after just having breakfast! The easy path down to the weir winds through lawned areas with trees,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Took family for a scenic route for a 5 km walk. Nice day for it. Would be good to start doing on a normal basis.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ramos09
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is a well kept secret, accessible by car to the revamped park setting by the City of Canning or by canoes or kayaks on the Canning River

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank wanderer6149
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We live locally and walk the 4.5 klm butterfly walk every day. The area is abundant with wildlife and the landscape is beautiful. Not to mention the locals that will greet you with a very cheery hello on Meeting. Also don't forget the different seasons...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank May728
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Came here for a stroll after lunch, discovered the weir was undergoing renovations with a temporary bridge in place maintaining access to Canning River Regional Park. Made for an interesting outing viewing the restoration work underway and seeing the water gushing through river flow diversion....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank wlkbt_trvlr
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I love this place and often take the dog there for a walk. Normally the weir is lovely but the bridge is currently being renovated so access is temporarily being impeded. Once the work is finished it will be well worth visiting again.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank The_Grumpster
Reviewed 8 June 2017

avoid weekends .too busy , through the week is perfect :) bit pricey on public holidays ,, although great selection of food to be had.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Assessmentgerl
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Going to the Kent Street Weir is like stepping back in time to much simpler forms of entertainment.Its calm( although the council are currently rebuilding the weir,pretty greenery around with nature walks and gents waters People were bringing their canoes down, there are swans paddling...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Vivienne L
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

So much to do here! The bmx track was perfect for our beginners. Then a range of different cycle paths, schooling mullet just at weir, playground, castledare train track and launch spots for canoes. The cafe was very busy so unless you're willing to wait...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Marnsab
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We regularly ride to here on Sundays for exercise and enjoy a coffee. So stopping for lunch was a natural extension. Good food, service and setting at a reasonable price. A very relaxing place to have a quiet lunch with friends. No alcohol on sale,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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19 November 2017|
Response from Assessmentgerl | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as on a lead :)