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Coolart Wetlands & Homestead

Late Victorian mansion on the shores of Western Port. Wetlands, observatory, collection of paintings and photographs, circular rose garden.

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Coolart Wetlands & Homestead


Late Victorian mansion on the shores of Western Port.

The original inhabitants of Coolart were the Bunurong tribe of Aborigines and it is from the word "Colourt" or "Callert" - their name for nearby Sandy Point - that the present name of Coolart is derived.

source: Parks Victoria

Nearby Parks:
Arthurs Seat State Park
Cardinia Reservoir Park
Collins Settlement Historic Site
Mornington Peninsula National Park
French Island National Park


collection of paintings and photographs
circular rose garden
Views of Phillip Island and Westernport

Just the facts:


See web site for opening hours. Admission charged. Confirm details on the Parks Victoria web site
Ph: 13 1963

Parks Victoria
Mornington Peninsula Online
Visit Victoria
Getting there:

Access is via Lord Somers Road, Somers