Forest Heritage Centre Inc.
Located in Dwellingup, the Forest Heritage Centre is a 10 minute walk from the town centre and is the beautiful Forest Heritage Centre. Follow the Emu Walk Trail from the centre of the town centre to find us.
The distinctive leaf-shaped building, located in the Jarrah forest, provides a unique visitor experience of art gallery, artists in residence, wildflowers, interpretive displays, extensive forest trails including an Aboriginal trail, timber getter’s hut, and a viewing platform reaching 11 metres into the jarrah canopy, and educational programmes.
The beautiful rammed earth Forest Heritage Centre (FHC) links Forest to Arts and Environment. It offers a hub for artisans to work, school groups to meet curriculum outcomes and visitors to experience and explore the natural environment.
A gallery and gift shop is open to purchase locally made giftware items. Explore the interpretive centre and the walk trails, learning about local and indigenous heritage, wildflowers, animals and resources of the forest.
A tree-top viewing platform allows visitors to enjoy the bush at canopy height and a handmade timber cutter’s hut and campfire area can be reached from one of the bush trails.
The Forest Heritage Centre offers a wide range of creative courses throughout the year.
In addition to a proactive schools education program, the Centre offers guided heritage and wildflower tours, Indigenous tours, mill tours and self guided tours.
Experienced FHC guides conduct these tours catering for small private groups through to large tour buses. Local Heritage and Wildflower Guided Tours - $9 per person (min. 10 people)
Indigenous Tours - $15 - 30 person (min. 10 people)
Mill Tour - $10 person (min 10 people, max 30 people)
Self-Guided Tours - $5 adult, $4 concession, $3 child, $13 family.
The Forest Heritage Centre , a short 45 minute scenic drive from Mandurah.
Hours: Mon - Sun 10am to 3pm except public holidays