|Most expensive month:||August|
|Average price in Northam:||S$ 120/night|
|Cheapest price found:||S$ 82/night|
|Most expensive day:||Saturday|
Positioned on the confluence of the Avon and Mortlock rivers, Northam is a historic rural town with a range of 19th-century buildings and waterfront parks. Visitors can also experience hot-air balloon rides, multiple buses and walking tours, and enjoy a main strip of boutiques and eateries and surrounding wineries.
If you want to see Northam’s Heritage-listed buildings, join the Historical Buildings Bus Tour, which transports you around town past iconic buildings, such as Morby Cottage, the Old Northam Railway Station, Northam Post Office and St John’s Church. You’ll also hear fascinating information about each building from a knowledgeable tour guide.
Afterwards, pay your respects to some of Northam’s most influential people on the Northam Cemetery Bus Tour, where you can discover more about the men and women behind some of Northam’s historic buildings. If you prefer a leisurely walk, join the Avon River Walking Tour, a 90-minute stroll along the Avon River with detailed information on its importance to the town.
Love to shop and eat out? Check out some of Northam’s best retailers and eateries along Fitzgerald Street East. Laura’s Wine Bar is known for its delicious regional wine, cheese platters and riverfront setting, while Avon Valley Bakery is perfect for a sweet treat or pastry. Duck into SportsPower for sporting goods, Cadds Fashions for men’s clothing or Everlastings on Fitzgerald for unique gifts.
Experience a truly unforgettable moment in Northam while on a hot-air balloon ride with Windward Balloon Adventures. You’ll see the countryside sprawl out beneath you as you cruise across rivers, farms, state forests and national parks. Chill out afterwards in the riverfront Bernard Park, which has covered picnic tables, grassy lawns and playgrounds.
Northam is about 1.5 hours from Perth along the National Highway and is connected via multiple coach services. You can walk around the centre of town, but will need your own vehicle to explore further.
Dukes Inn Northam is a very popular hotel in Northam, with a score of 8.2 from 667 reviews. Farmers Home Hotel (9.0 from 455 reviews) and Bõucher Manor - Northam (8.8 from 167 reviews) are also highly rated Northam hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.