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Things to do

Barbeque
Picnicking
Short walk
Sight-seeing
  • bird - australian white ibis

    Birdwatching Coolart is a wonderful place for bird watching and its diversity of habitats means that you might see over 60 species in one day. You will see birds everywhere but…

  • walking - family

    Walks There are a series of walking tracks throughout the park which allow you to explore coastal woodlands, wetland areas, artificial lagoons and the formal gardens which surround the homestead. An…

  • picnic at table - metro park

    Picnic The Homestead lawns are the perfect location for a leisurely picnic or if you prefer, free electric barbeques are available in the picnic area.Accessibility InformationThe picnic and barbecue area at…

  • coolart - gardens

    Explore the gardens Coolart’s gardens were designed in 1938 for Tom and Gertrude Luxton by David Mathews the curator of Footscray Gardens.Trees from all around the world can be found here including the…

  • coolart - homestead

    Coolart Homestead Explore the old out buildings and imagine what life was like when you had to make your own butter.Stroll through the beautiful gardens and discover unusual exotic plants or to…