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Barrabup Sanctuary boasts charming, country-style holiday accommodation in our “Bird Hide” chalet.  Suitable for singles or couples, the stand-alone cabin sits directly on the bank of the Blackwood River and offers beautiful, idyllic views of the surrounding Karri & Marri forest. Sleep blissfully while you experience the peace and serenity of our sanctuary and wake to the cheerful sounds of our local birds and the rustling of the towering trees. Book for a  weekend getaway or an extended stay with the Bird Hide as your base from which to explore the breathtaking Southwest region of Western Australia.


  • Grand, four poster king-sized bed

  • Private semi-outdoor bathroom with shower

  • Dining table

  • Dresser drawers

  • Wraparound outdoor patio and deck area

  • BBQ, single gas burner, fridge, microwave

  • Coffee, tea, milk, teapot, mugs, toaster, kettle

  • Dishes, cutlery, pots, pans and other basic cooking utensils

  • Outdoor, undercover lounge seating

  • Private swimming area on the Blackwood River

  • Rustic wood finishings

  • Linens and towels provided

  • Books, games, puzzles

  • Hemp farm tours upon request!

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Barrabup Sanctuary is 15 minutes from the town of Nannup where guests will find grocery stores, a post office, petrol station, liquor store, gifts, specialty shops and a visitors centre.

Please note that due to the remote location, WIFI and mobile signals are not generally available at the chalet. You can access a signal by heading “up the hill” a bit.


$195 for single night
$175 for 2nd night
$155 for 3rd night and each additional night thereafter.

Please enquire for rates on extended stays. Check in from 2pm, check out by 10am. Earlier check in can sometimes be arranged if required.


Please note that pets are not permitted at Barrabup Sanctuary out of consideration for our resident local wildlife. However, we are willing to discuss exceptional circumstances. You are welcome to contact us regarding your animal companions.

*Please note the map location shown here isn't perfectly accurate. If you book a stay at the Bird Hide you will be provided with detailed written instructions on how to get there. 


Awarded’s 2022 Traveller Review Award!

We’re proud to share that The Bird Hide has received a 2022 Traveller Review Award from for consistently exceeding travellers’ expectations. Thank you to all of our wonderful guests who have provided reviews! We are grateful for your feedback and continually strive to add to our service and provide you with an exceptional experience.

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Booking Enquiry

Contact our office at +61 8 9756 1332 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (Australian Western Standard Time) for availability or use the form to submit your booking enquiry.

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