Known as the oldest inland town in Western Australia, York sits east of Perth in the Avon Valley and has a rugged beauty all its own. Although its humble beginnings included sheep and wheat, this little destination has grown into quite the tourist spot. From skydiving to motor museums to spectacular events like the York Jazz Festival, who could resist visiting this mecca of fun found in West Australia? ... Read more »
- York Residency Museum
- York Motor Museum
- York Mill Gallery
- Ride high in a hot-air balloon adventure
- Take a tour of the York Olive Oil Factory
- See flora and fauna at the Gwambygine Park
The average annual maximum temperature is 25°C, with the months of December through February being the summer months and June through August being the months of winter. Temperatures during the colder months average around 5 to 10°C. The average rainfall for York is about 450 mm, with June being the wettest month.
Getting There & Around
Both international and regional flights will arrive at the Perth International Airport located west of York. To reach York, visitors can take hired cars or buses to reach the town. The Great Eastern Highway links to national Highway 94, which leads to the town.
Getting about the town and surrounding areas is best with hired cars and bus tours of the area. Most will find that the town is also small enough to walk about.« Hide