Overlooking the Swan River the Point Walter Centre is the ideal setting for your school, community or corporate river retreat.
Point Walter Recreation and Conference Centre welcomes schools, community and corporate groups to enjoy a variety of outdoor recreation programs, accommodation and conferencing/event options. We are conveniently located 20 minutes from the Perth CBD and five minutes from Fremantle's heritage architecture, fantastic restaurants and hotels.
Your stay at Point Walter
Overlooking the Swan River and with spectacular views of Perth the centre features modern and functional accommodation, recreation facilities, a swimming pool and well maintained grounds.
The centre can accommodate up to 124 people in six modern accommodation blocks. The accommodation consists of 31 rooms that have a maximum capacity of four beds per room (bunk beds). Linen is provided including sheets, blankets, a pillow, pillow case and a towel.
A conference room, two seminar rooms, a dining room, a multi use function room and ample parking make the centre a great venue not only for school camps but for conferences, weddings, functions, professional development days, dinners and presentations.
The Department of Sport and Recreation has appointed a professional caterer to service all clients utilising the centre. Accolade catering can cater for all user groups and all menu requirements. Please note that self-catering is not available at Point Walter nor is the use of outside caterers.
Point Walter's stunning views and location provides an ideal escape from the city to the Swan River and gives the opportunity to experience the reserve and foreshore without travelling too far. Our customised outdoor recreation programs promote team building and trust, enhancing communication and self esteem while fostering leadership skills. We offer roping programs, water based programs and land based programs.
Talk to our professionally trained staff who can design a unique recreation program supervised by fully qualified and experienced instructors for your camp, function or professional development day.
Disability access and inclusive programs
Point Walter Recreation and Conference Centre aims to be inclusive through its programs and facilities. All accommodation and dining areas around the Centre can be accessed by hard surface paths and ramps and universal access shower/toilet facilities are available in all accommodation and function room areas.
Some of our recreation programs (abseiling, flying fox, archery and paddling) can be modified to suit various disabilities. With the use of special equipment, we are able to manage any risks and ensure all participants can share the experience and enjoy their time during the program.
Any group with special requirements should arrange a site tour before booking the facility to ensure the site is suitable and to discuss options when booking programs. This can be arranged through the centre on (08) 9492 9784.
The Point Walter Centre is recognized by the ‘You’re Welcome WA Access Initiative’ which assists people with disabilities, their families and carers to find all the accurate, detailed and easy to understand access information necessary to make decisions about which businesses, community services and facilities meet their specific access requirements. Check out the Point Walter Recreation Camp and Conference Centre page on the You’re Welcome WA website.
Management and insurance
Point Walter Recreation and Conference Centre, under the management of the Department of Sport and Recreation, provide Public Liability Insurance within the framework of its accommodation and programs.
Point Walter Recreation and Conference Centre is located at 1 Stock Rd, Bicton overlooking the Swan River and the Point Walter Reserve. It is accessible by car and bus.
The centre is located approximately 12kms south of the Perth Central Business District and 7 kms north-east of Fremantle.
Address: 1 Stock Road BICTON WA 6157
Telephone: 08 9492 9784
Facsimile: 08 9330 7633
Mobile: 0419 919 018
Address: 246 Vincent Street LEEDERVILLE WA 6007
Address: PO Box 329 LEEDERVILLE WA 6903
Telephone: 08 9492 9999
Facsimile: 08 9492 9711