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Oakabella Homestead

33 Kms North of Geraldton on the North West Coastal Highway | Northampton, Geraldton, Western Australia 6535, Australia
+61 8 9925 1033
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Oakabella gem 💎

Some times in life, you needed to acquaint yourself with the "Treasures", that is in your own back... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margaret J
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Worth the drive

We took the north west coastal hwy out of Geraldton and about 30 kms on found the sign for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan S
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Western Australia
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Oakabella is set on 1100 acres of farmland. Diverse ancient landmarks.Rich in indigenous culture.The complex is rare in its entactness and comprising of a 13 roomhomestead, 2 storey buttressed barn. blacksmith shop, huge shearing shed and stables., because of the closeness of the stone buildings it works as a visual coherent whole.Lic cafe that is wheel chair friendly. Campers paddock.Open 9-4 daily.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“scones” (59 reviews)
“tea room” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
33 Kms North of Geraldton on the North West Coastal Highway | Northampton, Geraldton, Western Australia 6535, Australia
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+61 8 9925 1033
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some times in life, you needed to acquaint yourself with the "Treasures", that is in your own back yard. So today we went to the Oakabella Homestead. We were greeted by Loretta who after a welcoming chat, set us off in the direction of the...More

Thank Margaret J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the north west coastal hwy out of Geraldton and about 30 kms on found the sign for Oakabella Homestead. It is an unsealed though graded road and about 3 kms down the road- there it is. Loretta Wright is the manager and she...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Oakabella yesterday after a dream I had telling me to visit. I took my skeptic husband and my new baby daughter, who shares a gift and intuition similar to Loretta. I walked in knowing that it would be an otherworldly experience for me...More

Thank Nikkita A
oakabella, Manager at Oakabella Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nikkita A I guess one could say Oakabella is a tourist destination for ghost enthusiasts and you are one of them. But we also get many history lovers desiring a peek at life in colonial and indigenous Australia. I so enjoy being custodian of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family were doing a road trip from Pinnacle back to Perth and saw the signs for Oakabella. Since we need some lunch we thought we just gave it a try ... best decision ever. When we arrived, we were greeted with a comical sign...More

Thank travel192802
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We looked around the grounds, was interesting and many opportunities for the photo enthusiast. An ancient jade plant overhangs the old stone wall. Loved the massive old tree.

Thank Ani B
oakabella, Manager at Oakabella Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Delighted you enjoyed this slice of Western Australian History. The old tree is approximately 118 years old and the jade planted by the Chinese Cook in the 1850's.

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this little gem on our way home to Perth. We were looking for a coffee fix and Oakabella Homestead exceded expectations, just a short 2min drive off the main road took us to a nice historic tea room with welcoming staff. The Plain,...More

Thank Jared P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went to oakabella station early April and the sense of history was absolutely amazing!! There are a few different parts of the station to have a wonder around and look at and we also got taken through the house for a very reasonable price!!...More

Thank Mrsclair
oakabella, Manager at Oakabella Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Dear Msclair Flies, flies, flies and more flies, because in April it is the time for them!! Most people, especially locals are aware of this and wear appropriate head wear that we offer as in 'fly nets'. So sorry that a fly net wasn't offered...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful walk back through history on this old homestead, fabulous chat with our guide Paul and a very yummy morning tea of hiy scones jam and cream, this is a definite stop if you enjoy a bit of history and wonderful stories of the olden...More

Thank Susan M
oakabella, Manager at Oakabella Homestead, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Dear Susan M Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Oakabella Heritage Precinct which dates back to the mid 1850s, and that you enjoyed the conducted tour by Paul. I will tell him how much you enjoyed it, Our Oakabella scones...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Absolulely wonderful insight into the history of this amazing place with Loretta, who is a fabulous guide and so obviously passionate about the homestead - interesting, and extremely good value. LOVED IT!

Thank Josie L
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We headed north to check out the old and allegedly very haunted Oakabella Homestead - what an amazing historic location to visit, really give you an idea of how difficult things were for our first settlers out in the Mid West, that a side a...More

Thank Brent R
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