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The Shire of Gnowangerup withholds many unique icons, accommodation options and places to eat. To find the most up to date information and contact details, please select the relevant listing in our community directory. Community Directory Category

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Other websites of interest relating to icons in our Shire can be found below:

Yongergnow Malleefowl & Ongerup Community Resource Centre                        

Lot 260 Jaekel St
Email: ongerup@crc.net.au
Website: www.ongerup.crc.net.au, http://www.yongergnow.com.au/

The Yongergnow Malleefowl Centre has been created to support and contribute to the conservation and research of the endangered Malleefowl and its habitat. Located in Ongerup in Western Australia's magnificent Great Southern region, the Centre provides visitors with the rare opportunity to view the Malleefowl in its natural environment.

The centre is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am to 4pm. Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm. CLOSED Tuesdays, Fridays, Christmas (24th, 25th, 26th December and New Year’s Day 1st January).

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  • Fowl Play interpretive display
  • Malleefowl aviary
  • Bush walking trails and bird watching
  • Cafe & Gift shop
  • Malleefowl Preservation Group Office
  • Research facilities/lab
  • Gallery/theatrette
  • Conference facilities

Stirling Range Retreat

An accredited ecotourism destination with air conditioned chalets, budget accommodation, powered and unpowered sites.

Previous finalists: Western Australian Tourism Awards; Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism.

Post: 8639 Chester Pass Rd Amelup, WA 6338
Location: Opposite Bluff Knoll Rd cnr Chester Pass Rd. Stirling Range National Park
Phone: 08 9827 9229
Email: info@stirlingrange.com.au Web: www.stirlingrange.com.au
Retreat Front Gate Location: 34°18.959'S 118°11.594'E View on Google Maps

Bird Watching & Wildflowers
National Heritage Listed Stirling Range National Park is renowned internationally for highly diverse and prolific bird life as well as over 1500 species of wildflowers.

9am daily Hidden Treasures Orchid and Wildflower Bus Tours depart from Stirling Range Retreat’s office from 15th st to 31st October.

8am & 3pm daily Dawn and Dusk Bird Walks, led by BirdLife Australia volunteers depart the Retreat’s office in September and October. 100% of all bird activity tariffs are donated to BirdLife for the conservation of threatened species habitat.

Stirling Ridge Walk
A extreme extended Mountain Walk usually requiring a two night bivouac for experienced well prepared hikers.

Mountain Climbs
Mountain top elevations:
Bluff Knoll - 1094.97metres 
Toolbrunup Peak - 1052 metres
Mount Trio - 856 metres
Mount Magog - 856 metres
Mount Hassel - 847 metres
Talyuberlup - 783 metres
Ellen Peak - 1012 metres

The Lily Dutch Windmill

9793 Chester Pass Road - Stirling Range National Park WA 6338

Ph: +61 8 9827 9205

E-mail: thelilydutchwindmill@bigpond.com Website: http://members.ozemail.com.au/~thelily/

This 16th Century replica Dutch Windmill was built by hand by owner, Mr Pleun Hitzert, using recycled bricks and timber from the old Albany jetty. The Lily Dutch Windmill is an authentic 16th Century design brick "ground-sail" mill. It is now a fully operating flour mill producing organic, wholemeal and white flour for sale.

The Lily is open 7-days for accommodation, guided windmill tours, wine and Spelt flour sales. The Lily Restaurant is occasionally open by booking only for Morning / Afternoon Teas and Dinner and is fully licensed. Dinner and Breakfast basket is available for our accommodation guests, 7-days.lily_windmill.jpg