Boddington is a town and shire located within the Peel region of Western Australia, just 90 minutes from Perth and Mandurah. Boddington is known for its picturesque sceneries, variety of native plants and wildlife, award-winning Hotham Park, access to Hotham River, the annual Rodeo and other events, and the rich history and art throughout the town.
With one of the best camping locations in the Peel region, unique accommodations like the old police station and the blue cottage, farm stays and the local hotels, Boddington offers a unique experience unlike any other that is suitable to any budget, family and group. Located right along Hotham River and surrounded by the rolling hills of canola fields, you will never tire of Boddington.
Walk along the banks of the picturesque Hotham River where you’ll find state-of-the-art Hotham Park featuring a pump track, skate park, flying fox, nature playground, kayak launch ramp, multi-purpose half court, and outdoor gym, just to name a few of the highlights. The kids can explore the adventure playground while you enjoy a coffee on the deck overlooking the playground from the nearby café.
Enjoy local quirky artworks along the Boddington Sculpture Trail, visit the Interpretive Centre, enjoy a treat at one of the local cafes, explore one of the many nature based trails, dive into local Aboriginal history by taking a look at Dilyan’s Grave, and marvel at South32’s overland conveyor belt, the largest overland conveyor belt in the Southern Hemisphere.
Boddington hosts a number of events each year including, South32’s Summer by the River, the Boddington Medieval Fayre and Feast, Boddington Arts Council’s Field of Quilts, Boddington Lion’s Rodeo and Community Festival, regular Sunday community markets, and more.
Whether it is state of the art playgrounds, wildlife and scenery, or bull riding and cowboy boots that takes your fancy, Boddington has something to offer everyone.