Hovea is located next to John Forrest National Park, 30 minutes drive east of Perth.

The hills and valleys of the area contain large tracts of native bushland, perfect for walking and picnicking. Visit local wineries and craft shops to sample fine, homemade produce and art.

The Railway Reserve Heritage Trail that extends to Wooroloo runs through both the National Park and Hovea, and Hovea falls are well worth a visit during winter. John Forrest National Park provides the ideal location to view wildflowers in the season, wildlife abounds and there are several walk trails as well.

Enjoy an overnight stay in a traditional bed and breakfast on a natural bush block close to John Forrest National Park.

Quick Facts

Hovea is a small Western Australian Rural Location within the local government area of Mundaring, it is located approximately 24kms from the capital Perth covering an area of 31.563 square kilometres. Hovea has a recorded population of 621 residents and is within the Australian Western Standard Time zone Australia/Perth.

If you are planning a visit to Hovea we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Hovea and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.