Quaalup Homestead Wilderness Retreat covers 40 hectares of native bushland amongst a backdrop of breathtaking views, rugged mountain ranges and pristine beaches. This UNESCO recognised Biosphere Reserve houses a diverse range of wildlife including malleefowls and Carnaby’s cockatoos, as well as a variety of unique and beautiful wildflowers.
Guests can enjoy nature walks and kayaking adventures in the surrounding Fitzgerald River National Park or explore the nearby beaches, visited seasonally by Southern Right Whales and Orcas.
Stay in one of the peaceful and cosy solar-powered chalets near the Heritage-listed homestead or set up in the campgrounds which are fully equipped with hot showers and barbeques.
Carsten Wagner-Richelmann and Karin Quetschke are the owners of Quaalup Homestead Wilderness Retreat, which covers approximately 17 hectares of native bushland within the Fitzgerald River National Park, internationally recognised by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve and one of Australia’s largest and most botanically significant National Parks with year round wildflowers.
Wildlife known to inhabit the sanctuary includes western grey kangaroos (Macropus fuliginosus), honey possums (Tarsipes rostratus), western brush wallabies (Macropus irma) , malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata), western whipbirds (Psophodes nigrogularis), Carnaby’s black cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus latirostris), red-eared firetails (Stagonopleura oculata) and a variety of other bird species.