Outdoors

At Ellensbrook discover some of the stories of Wadandi Country and why this place holds special significance for the Traditional Owners. Sit for a while to appreciate the specially commissioned artwork by Wadandi artist Sandra Hill and take in the natural beauty of the place.

Take a walk to the nearby beach or through the Leeuwin- Naturaliste National Park to Meekadariby, the place where the moon bathes according to Wadandi. For the more adventurous the Cape to Cape Track winds its way through the grounds (https://trailswa.com.au/trails/cape-to-cape-track).

Bring along a picnic to enjoy by the brook – take a seat at one of our picnic tables or benches or spread out a blanket. Or if you prefer head to a nearby café – try Olio Bello (https://oliobello.com/) or Fair Harvest Organic Farm Café (https://www.fairharvest.com.au/fair-harvest-cafe/) only a short distance away.

 

Indoors

Explore the 160 year old house, once a working farm and dairy (entry fees apply). Meet some of the Traditional Owners (Wadandi) and early settlers who called this place home. Portraits, letters, recipes, diary extracts, newspapers, quotes and photographs have been used to fill the house with their voices and stories from the past.

As you walk through each room share in these stories of both Aboriginal and settler history that make this place so unique.

Talk to one of our knowledgeable and friendly volunteers who will happily share more insights into why this place plays such a significant role in the history of the Margaret River region.