Self Drive Trails

Toodyay and the Avon Valley are perfect for day trips and longer road trips. Toodyay is included on a number of self drive trails ranging from a day trip to up to a week. A brochure with all the drive trails can be found here(PDF, 543KB).


Explore Toodyay and the Avon Valley(PDF, 451KB) - a self drive trail for an authentic country experience


Avon Valley Loop(PDF, 21MB)

Toodyay is part of the Avon Valley Loop. The loop runs from York to New Norcia and incorporates lots of history, activities and scenery. The trail is part of Tourism WA's Road Trip brochure and can be found on page 6.

Botanical Journeys(PDF, 367KB)

Follow in the footsteps of famous botanists James Drummond and Charles Gardener. This journey will take you through the back roads of Toodyay to New Norcia, a route that was pioneered by James Drummond and retraced by Charles Gardener.


Follow the well worn route from Toodyay to Merredin that prospectors once took on their way to the goldfields. Enjoy the scenery and history of Toodyay, Goomalling, Dowerin, Wyalkatchem, Trayning , Nungarin and Merredin. Each town has a unique story about a colourful characted from the past, including Moondyne Joe, Rusty the Tin Dog and Alice Cummins. Brochures can be found at each town's visitor centres.

Toodyay Food and Picnic Trail(PDF, 6MB)

The Toodyay Food & Picnic Trail is a self-drive journey providing access to your choice of locally grown seasonal produce for your picnic basket. Along this trail, you will meet the growers and producers of dates, olive oil, wine, breads, pastured meats and condiments to fill your picnic basket...along with a camel experience!