Explore the early history of Balingup along our Heritage Trail.
Derived from the Bibbulmun Noongar language, the name Balingup carries a rich heritage. Surveyed in 1850 and officially designated as a town in 1898 with a population of 250 residents, Balingup has a fascinating past waiting to be discovered.
Embark on your journey at the Balingup Visitor Centre on the SW Hwy, where you’ll find signs and markers guiding you through the town’s captivating history and its vibrant community. This 1.2km loop trail takes you to sixteen points of interest, including the Old Bank, Balingup’s Power Plant, the Station Master’s House, Balingup’s Picture Theatre, and many more intriguing sites.
Uncover the stories and charm of Balingup as you stroll through its historic townsite, offering an easy and enjoyable exploration of its heritage.