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Central Greenough Cafe & Visitor Centre


Central Greenough Cafe & Visitor Centre

Brand Highway and Macartney Rd
Greenough, Western Australia, 6532

Phone: (08) 9926 1084
Email: centralgreenough@bigpond.com
Website: http://www.centralgreenough.com/


Central Greenough Cafe & Visitor Centre is the gateway to Central Greenough Historic Settlement. Located 22Kms South of Geraldton on the Brand Hwy.

We are open 9am until 5pm daily - Public Holidays 10am until 4pm (we are closed on Christmas Day)

Plenty to see and do

Central Greenough Historic Settlement is a collection of 11 historic buildings developed in the 1800’s as the local administrative centre, housing churches, schools, stores, government and law enforcement office’s necessary to service the surrounding farms.
During the 1860’s Greenough became a thriving agricultural area but the threat of rust on the wheat combined with drought, flood and poor prices for agricultural products led to area’s decline.

Other items of interest in the Greenough area:

  • The Leaning Tree native to Western Australia and quite a sight to see almost spooky. Member of the river gum family the Leaning Trees of Greenough are quite unique to the area. The leaning is caused by environmental factors such as strong winds and a weak root system. A lone tree and photographic point is located 20kms south of Geraldton on the Brand Hwy, 2 kms from Central Greenough Cafe & Visitor Centre. FOC
  • Greenough Bird & Wildlife Park: Where you can feed and pat the animals and handle the snakes. Snake shows daily. Contact Jo and Michelle for more information, opening hours and entry fees on 08 9926 1171
  • Max Royce’s Woodworks, Gallery. Tel 08 9926 1261 please contact Max directly for gallery hrs or visit his website www.maxroyce.com
  • Gunnado Farm, Tel 08 9926 1658. Indigenous cultural experiences please contact Merrilyn Green directly for information.
  • Greenough River mouth, what a sight to see where the Greenough River meets the Indian Ocean absolutely stunning. A seventy five metre sandbank separates the river and the ocean that you can walk along. FOC
  • Ellendale Pool, this picturesque natural pool consists of a large expanse of water set against a large cliff face in a natural valley. FOC
  • Alinta Wind Farm: Australia’s second largest wind farm opened in Walkaway in 2005. Fifty four turbines standing 80m make up the wind farm. Quite a sight to see. A viewing deck and information board is situated on sight for you to get up close and personal. FOC
  • Pioneer museum (08) 9926 1058 Please contact Gary or Peter for more information, opening hrs and entry fees
  • Walkaway Railway Station Museum Tel 08 9926 1023: located in Walkaway town approx 6kms from Central Greenough Cafe & Visitor Centre. Please contact Jo Logue for more information, opening hrs and entry fees.
  • Be sure to call in and visit the Central Creenough Cafe & Visitor Centre - rest and refresh and get up to date information on this fantastic region of Western Australia.
  • Our postal address is: PO Box 2491 Geraldton 6531Geraldton 6531
     
  • We look forward to seeing you in Central Greenough soon!