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About Understory, Art in Nature, Northcliffe
Located behind the Northcliffe Visitors Centre, Understory, Art In Nature provides a unique perspective on native forest as artisans of many media have produced artwork that interacts with the natural ecosystem. Collated in an interesting form, you will want to slow down and look around in order to not miss some of the fascinating installations.
Consisting mainly of sculpture, the trail also includes audio tours of poetry, prose and purposely written music. When venturing around the trail the presence of sculpture makes you look differently at the bush – looking up, down and deep into the forest. In looking for art you find the natural art of the forest. Keep an eye out for the little people of the forest; they seem to appear as if by magic. Children can venture to the story nooks and listen to especially written tales of the bush.
Yes - the "Voices from the Forest" audio tour is specifically tailored for children and includes five stories "told" by animals of the forest. Each of the stories is listened to when reaching one of the five "Children's Storytelling Nook's". Entry fees apply, enter via the Northcliffe Visitor Centre. Open daily 9am - 4pm except 25,26 December and Good Friday.
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Time / Duration
1 to 1.5 hours
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
- Full large water bottle per person.
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant.
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions (See suggestions below).
- Binoculars and camera (optional).
Northcliffe Visitor Information Centre, Muirillup Road, 360km (4.5 hours) south of Perth
All abilities access, flat, even, hardened surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for unassisted wheelchair users and prams. Clear directional signage. No bushwalking experience required.
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Hazards & WarningsBeware of snakes in summer – December to February
FacilitiesDescriptive brochure and audio tour available from visitor centre
- Car Park
- Child Activities
- All accessible parking
- All accessible toilet facilities
- Visitor Information Centre
Best time of year
The walk is open daily from 9.00am – 4.00pm with last entry at 3pm
Entry fees apply
Road or bus to Northcliffe
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