The agricultural lands of rolling hills and rivers of Chapman Valley make for a beautiful scenic drive especially in the winter months, with fields of golden wheat and canola. A charming agricultural town renowned for its fertile soils and beautiful landscapes known as "breakaway country" matching against up against a pristine coastline.
Just 20 minutes from Geraldton, Chapman Valley is also becoming something of a lifestyle choice for people wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. As such, a host of alternative industries are developing including breweries, olive groves and aquaculture ventures.
Specialising in slow, low smoked Kansas-City style barbecue, coupled with cold beers and ciders brewed onsite, the Burnt Barrel Outback BREW-BQ is a great place to relax with family and friends. Please check open times.
Explore the charming historic architecture in the town sites of Nanson and Nabawa. In Nanson hamlet, visit Chapman Valley Historical Society includes a charming walk trail around the river's edge.
Enjoy ultimate windsurfing conditions at Coronation Beach. With cross onshore winds, Coronation Beach is regarded as one of the world’s best locations for wave jumping!
Photograph some of the 200 bird species that congregate in the Chapman Valley region. Ospreys at Coronation Beach, black swans and mountain ducks at Noondamurrs Pool or even the rare mallee fowl in Wandana Reserve east of Yuna.
View the colourful wildflowers that spread over the Moresby Ranges during August through to October. Alongside the wildflowers, golden canola crops make travel through the ranges a memorable experience.