Greenbushes pool is an attractive natural waterhole located on the Spring Gully Watercourse, surrounded by stunning natural landscapes.
Greenbushes Pool is a picturesque and family-friendly swimming facility nestled in the heart of Greenbushes, whether you’re looking to take a dip, enjoy a picnic, or simply bask in the sun, Greenbushes Pool has everything you need. It is the perfect destination for locals and visitors alike and is within walking distance of the Greenbushes townsite. The pool is an important historic site for the town and was used as a water supply for tin sluicing and mining operations from the late 1800s through to the 1900s.
There is a canoe access ramp, gazebos, picnic facilities with a free gas barbecue, playgound and toilet facilities. There is also ample car parking at the pool.
Around the pool is the the Greenbushes Pool Boardwalk, a short boardwalk and gravel walk trail. The 513 metre walk trail includes 230 metres of decked boardwalk and 286 metres of gravel pathways around and along the waters edge. It is wheelchair friendly and has gopher access; there are some gentle inclines to navigate. There are a number of viewing decks and some seats which enable walkers to pause and enjoy the native Jarrah forest. The pool is a stopping point on the Greenbushes Loop Walk Trail and connects to the Bibbulmun Track.
There is interpretive signage providing information about local flora and fauna. Birds and marsupials are abundant and in addition the healthy waterway provides a habitat for fish, turtles, marron and many macro-invertebrates. Greenbushes Pool is home to a variety of fish species that can be targeted by anglers. Common fish species found in the pool include trout, redfin, marron, and perch.