Warroora Station – Ningaloo Wilderness
Warroora Station is a family-run, 265,000-acre working pastoral station with 50km of coastline frontage to the Indian Ocean backing into the World heritage listed Ningaloo Reef.
Warroora (pronounced Warra) is a family-run, 265,000-acre working pastoral station with 50km of coastline frontage to the Indian Ocean backing into the World heritage listed Ningaloo Reef. Warroora Station provides basic accommodation and homestead campground located 1500km from the ocean (4WD vehicle required).
A small shop at the homestead complex stocks firewood, bait, ice-creams, ice and soft drinks Please bring your own food, drinking water, alcohol, fuel etc. Bore water can be sourced from the homestead.
The People of Warroora Station
The Baiyungu People
For over 38,000 years Cardabia Station (Warroora's northern neighbour) and Warroora have been the core of Baiyungu heartlands. Warroora Station recognises and supports Baiyungu ownership of the land and respects their Native Title interests. Warroora and Baiyungu People have a joint Treaty for a commitment to a cooperative working relationship in land management, protection and future use of Baiyungu Traditional Lands for pastoral, conservation and tourism operations.
The earliest recorded lease was 20,000 acres taken up by The Quailborough Squatting Co. (Wattes Howard and others of Champion Bay) on 1st January, 1880. Leonie McLeod purchased the lease on 9th December 1994 for her sons Martin and Murray Horak.
The Horak family purchased the lease in 1996. they moved from sheep to meat bread cattle about 5 years ago du to wild dog infestation. Warroora is home to Leonie McLeod and Marty Horak.