How the locals like it: The best bits of Canning Vale and why you should live there

If you haven’t worked it out by now, Canning Vale is the perfect place to put down roots and let your family flourish.

Surrounded by schools, cafes, parks and attractions within easy reach, you’ve got everything you need to keep the kids entertained after school, on weekends and right throughout the holidays.

But don’t just take it from us. We got the inside word from your future neighbours about some of the best things to do in the area, from getting out and about, to grabbing a bite to eat and whiling away a weekend.

Here are our top 5 favourites.

BEST WEEKEND WALK: Sanctuary Waters Hidden Walk

Many locals who’ve stumbled upon this peaceful haven hidden amidst two busy roads in Sanctuary Waters didn’t even know it existed! The 1.7km dog-friendly easy walking path winds around a pristine lake through shady deciduous trees, pristine lawns and preserved bushland teeming with water birds, ducks and black swans. Mums with strollers, kids on bikes, urban athletes – the hidden walk is for all. It takes about 20 minutes to do the circuit (a little longer with kids in tow), with a handy central bridge that allows you to do a half circuit if you like. With covered pavilions, tables and seats, free barbeque and a shaded playground, this is a great way to spend a day.

BEST LAZY SUNDAY: Canning Vale Markets

The Canning Vale lifestyle is all about waking up early on a Sunday morning and making your way to the markets. Located on the corner of South Street and Bannister Road, the markets have evolved into a vibrant mecca of new and second hand selling stalls buzzing with families and bargain hunters. There’s something for everyone, from brand new shoes to antique furniture and pre-loved gems. And when all that walking has worked up your appetite just grab a bite to eat from the food and drink stands. Canning Vale Markets are open every Sunday from 7am-1pm, with over 1000 free parking bays. See you there!


Hip hip hooray for the coolest birthday! Take a step back in time to a prehistoric playground at Triassic Fun Park on Ranford Road. Set in an ancient jungle setting with Pirate, Fairytale or Dinosaur themed party rooms, kids can walk, climb and crawl through the multi level play structure, ride the roaring robotic dinosaurs, challenge friends on the four-car racetrack or putt off at the state-of-the-art glow in the dark mini golf. For the really little ones there’s also a play area filled with soft play toys, climbing steps, tunnels and slides. And while the kids are busy playing, mum and dad can chill and chat in the coffee shop.

BEST EASY EATS: Johnny's Burger Joint

Craving some authentic Americana fare? Johnny's Burger Joint will have you seeing stars and stripes. After heading to the US to study first-hand what a real burger tastes like, "Burgerpreneur" Johnny has mastered the traditional burger and serves it right here in Canning Vale for hungry locals. His philosophy is simple - source quality produce, and don’t overcomplicate it. The result is fresh, flavoursome ‘dude food’ that locals can’t get enough of. Favourites include the Skinny Burger, the Ching Chong Burger, the Honolulu Lulu and Dracula's Dilemma. For the brave at heart (and big of stomach) take on Johnny's Burgerzilla – a chest banging challenge featuring 5 beef patties, 6 slices of American cheese and bucketloads of bacon. Drooling yet?


Your school holidays will never be boring again! Pump up the adrenaline at the Kart Centre, a state of the art karting facility with world-class technology accessible to everyday drivers. The circuits here have been designed by racers for racers to deliver an exhilarating mix of high speed tracks and technicality The 200cc Sodi GT5s karts are capable of reaching speeds up 50kmh, each electronically governed to cater for all ages and skill levels. Whether challenging your friends to a heart-stopping race or kicking back watching the action from our high-end café, a fun day for the whole family is revving to go.

Experience the best of Canning Vale at Botanica

There’s just so much to do in Canning Vale – and Botanica is right at the heart of it. With affordable green titled lots and a fast-tracked ‘home finding’ process, all that’s left to do is choose your land, elevation and colour scheme and you’re on the fast lane to smashing laps at the Kart Centre, dining out at Johnny’s Burger Joint or browsing the Canning Vale Markets.

It’s your time to shine. To find out why Botanica is an opportunity for your family to flourish visit
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