Hiring Availability and Fees


The Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre is available for hire and the tranquil setting provides an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The Centre is suitable for events, conferences, workshops, meetings and nature studies.

The Centre has a variety of indoor facilities available including a main hall, meeting room, display gallery and large kitchen. The Centre also has adequate toilets, showers and parking areas. Set in attractively landscaped gardens, it has a gazebo and picnic tables, a barbeque and an amphitheatre. Facility hire includes access to the kitchen, display gallery and gardens. The native gardens are surrounded by over 120 hectares of banksia woodlands with nature trails and cycleways linking boardwalks, bird hides and picnic areas to regionally significant wetlands.

Regular and casual bookings are available at very reasonable rates as per the Fee Schedule. All proceeds go towards the running costs of the Centre. Applicants should be familiar with the Conditions of Hire. Applications for bookings can be made by filling in the Application for hire of facilities or by contacting the Centre on (08) 9417 8460 or by email danielle@cockburnwetlands.org.au.

Please note: If liquor is to be sold either separately or by way of an inclusive charge during the hiring, the applicant will also need to fill in an Application for consent to consume liquor on Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre premises. This form is not a liquor licence permit but will be needed when applying for a Liquor Licence permit. A permit can be obtained from the Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor and is the responsibility of the applicant.

We invite you to experience our facilities and soak up the peaceful surrounds of this special environment!