Understory Art & Nature Trail
Australia’s leading art in nature experience
Set your imagination free as you discover artworks scattered like treasure along our 1.2km walk trail through ancient forests.
Sculpture, stories, poetry and music created by over 50 local, state and international artists celebrate the unique people, histories and landscapes of the Southern Forests.
Open Daily 9am - 4pm (last entry 3pm)
Located at the Northcliffe Information and Visitor Centre Northcliffe, Western Australia.
- Adult $10
- Concession $8
- Child $5
- Family $30
- Children Under 6 FREE
Due to Covid-19 our audio tours are currently not available for public use. We are in the process of developing podcast versions of our tours that will be available in early 2021.
Artists in the Forest
Our artists share personal stories of inspiration and process in creating sculptures for the trail.
Lines in the Forest
Our writers discuss the stories and poems they were commissioned to write, including extracts from the poetry anthology 'The Forest Waits' and the two novellas commissioned for the project, 'The Group Settler's Wife' and 'Lost'.
Songs for the Southern Forests
Our musicians reflect upon inspirations for compositions on the 'Canopy: Songs for the Southern Forests' CD. This tour includes extracts from each of the twelve tracks.
Voices from the Forest
Five stories for children read by their author, Dianne Wolfer. These accompany sculptures in the Children's Story Nooks by artist, Kati Thamo.
A story for young adults by Louise Schofield. 'Forest Music' follows the story of Ben the 'forest freak'.
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