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Far from the roughing it, Mellenbye Station between Morawa and Yalgoo is another slice of relaxed luxury meets working life. First established in the late 1800s, it was originally a sheep station, but since Shelly Bogdan arrived at Mellenbye in October 2016, she has converted to cattle and opened up for tourism, utilising a
range of existing guest facilities and building a host of new ones. The station stay at Mellenbye offers guests everything from camping grounds through to the luxuriant Mellenbye Manor. “Most of our accommodations are pretty exceptional for this kind of area. People are quite surprised,” says Shelly.
we have a chef, everything is hosted and catered for. We’re here to look after you, but we’re also a station. So yeah, we get around in our ‘blundies’ and our work clothes, and we are in and out sometimes too. We’re here to host you and immerse you into station life. It’s authentic, and organic. “It’s giving people that real sort of outback experience.” By living alongside their guests, Frances and David are also able to share their diverse and regenerative approach to managing this country. “We’re an eco-tourism experience. We’re really focused on sustainable production, the environment, and connection to country. For us, it’s about leaving this property in a better state than it came to us in,” says Frances. “We’re working with our environment, and working to produce food in a sustainable way that doesn’t alter or destroy things, but preserves it and even improves it.”
IMMERSIVE Live like the outback locals do on a station stay
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An outback eco-tourism experiment that challenges a hundred years of European Orthodoxy.
wooleen station murchison, western australia A rare kind of holiday!
DAVID & FRANCES POLLOCK
Wooleen Station is one of the finest working cattle stations in the heart of outback Western Australia, situated on the Murchison River and covering half a million acres of picturesque rangelands. At One With Nature Wooleen is a place to relax and enjoy your getaway. Simply unwind, connect with country and take in the Australian outback at its best. Creature Comforts Accommodation ranging from camping to self-contained rammed earth guesthouses. Or stay in the gracious National Trust Listed Wooleen homestead including stylish accommodation, delicious home style cooking, cellar of West Australian wines, magnificent formal dining room, full sized billiards table and swimming pool all amidst an oasis of spectacular award winning gardens. Rich in History Guided tours of the station encompassing such things as the listed wetlands of Wooleen Lake, seasonal wildflowers, Aboriginal heritage, colonial history, and spectacular granite outcrops. Learn how the Pollock family are now working towards making Wooleen an ecologically sustainable enterprise.
Bookings are essential. Please call or email to enquire. Open for tourism each year from April to October. Wildflowers are seasonal. Drinks and tours extra charge. Wooleen Station is situated on the Twin Peaks-Wooleen Rd in the Shire of Murchison, 690kms north east of Perth, Western Australia. Access is via bitumen and gravel roads. Fuel supplies can be obtained from the Murchison Roadhouse, 37km north of the Homestead. Flying brings the outback to within 90 minutes of the city and two airstrips are available for aircraft, private or chartered.
David and Frances invite you to come and stay today. For more information or reservations contact us at: T: (08) 9963 7973
E: email@example.com W: www.wooleen.com.au
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