The Bassendean Wine District includes vineyards and wineries near the Perth Suburb of Bassendean and in the area West of Guildford on the Swan River. The district is located in the Swan District Region, about 50 km north of Perth. Bassendean is delightfully located on a curve of the Swan River, opposite the junction of the Helena River, and has a combination of housing, parks and recreational areas, rural areas, as well as light industry and commercial areas. It also has riverside public open space which are ideal for walks and bike rides and for picnics and BBQs among the seven kilometres of river frontage. Some of the charming the riverside parks include Sandy Beach Reserve, Success Hill Reserve, the former Pyrton site, Point Reserve, and Ashfield Flats. Bassendean is recognised as a cultural
satellite of Perth with its full program of annual public and cultural events.
The area has also developed a thriving community of renowned writers, actors, artists and
dancers who have taken up residence in the Town. Bassendean is home to the Western Australian
Rail Transport Museum which includes a wonderful collection of Steam and Diesel
Locomotives, most of which have been restored to operating condition.
The collection includes the renowned Zanthus station and a signal box from the Perth city station.
The complex also houses the West Australian Model Rail association,
whose main display is a working scale model of the children's series Thomas the Tank Engine, c
omplete with all the characters.
The Swan District Wine Region includes five districts : Sunset Coast ; Gingin ; Muchea ; Bassendean ; Inner Perth
Olive Farm Wines, WA 920 Great Northern Highway, Millendon, Swan Valley WA 6056
Take a journey from vine to bottle with an exclusive guided tour through the vineyard and winery of our 4 generation family owned and run winery to learn how our wines are made.